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Voted Best Breakfast in Cincinnati every year since 2019!

*DOWNTOWN location temporarily closed until the Spring, please visit one of our other locations.*

Powerful food, local ingredients, inspiring spaces. Welcome to our HIVE.

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The Sleepy Bee Story

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Our Farmers & Vendors

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Locations

Each Sleepy Bee cafe tailors its menu to the local community, with daily specials and exclusives.
Our dining areas are equally unique, decorated with original artwork by local artists.

Line drawing of the College Hill location

College Hill

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Line drawing of the Blue Ash location

Blue Ash

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Line drawing of the TEMPORARY CLOSURE</br>Downtown location

TEMPORARY CLOSURE
Downtown

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Line drawing of the Oakley location

Oakley

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“Fantastic service, food and the best coffee and pancakes in Cincinnati.”

– Alicia (Lewis)

“A very cute cafe with great food. It's a great spot to get a healthy breakfast or something a little sweeter! I will definitely bee back!”

– Chris (Henderson)

“High quality ingredients with a nice vegan variety. Relaxed atmosphere, good espresso options. Will return!”

– Mary (Flaherty)

Illustration of the Sleepy Bee's path whimsically travelling down the web page from illustration to illustration Illustration of strawberries, banana slices and blueberries with buckwheat and quinoa seeds Illustration of a fried egg, sliced tomato and almonds with chickpeas and hemp hearts Illustration of cherry tomatoes, sliced red onion and mushrooms with flex seeds Illustration of a sliced sweet potato, arugula, roma tomatos and mushrooms with multi-colored rice grains Illustration of a beet, kale leaf, olives and avocado with chickpeas and hemp hearts Illustration of a bee hive with nearby apple blossoms