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Firefly Grill and Wine Bar - CLOSED

251 N El Camino Real, Ste B, Encinitas, CA 92024-2884
+1 760-635-1066
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
15 May 2016
“Large group”
18 Apr 2016
“Good, but not up to its usual standard”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Contemporary
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251 N El Camino Real, Ste B, Encinitas, CA 92024-2884
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31 - 40 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 3 November 2012

Ate here with a large group (~75) from a limited menu and thoroughly enjoyed the meal. Menu was limited to 2 salads, 3 entrees, and 2 desserts and only 2 wines were offered; this made it a very simple set of decisions for all concerned....More

Thank FritzGoat
Reviewed 6 August 2012

We really love the location since we live in the neighborhood and if you're looking to enjoy a few glasses of wine and a nice dessert, you can't go wrong. However, if you're planning on a nice dinner out, you really can do better. The...More

Thank schulzey
Reviewed 20 April 2012

Menu was average, staff just okay, and food nothing special

Thank meme_1010
Reviewed 30 March 2012

Spend many a happy hour with Jim and his staff. Excellent food of "small bites" or order off the menu. They also have dinner pairings of a starter choice, entree choice and dessert choice each served with a wine to compliment each course. Delicious food...More

Thank guinness/currant
Reviewed 20 February 2012

The Firefly restaurant in Encinitas is a wonderful place to enjoy a meal and bottle of wine. They have an inexpensive early bird menu and a more complete dinner menu and a varied selection of wines by the glass or bottles from various locales around...More

1  Thank chihuahuasarefun
Reviewed 13 February 2012

I don't like the food. I think its over prices and just mediocre. I see its always busy so I must be in the minority. Oh well it happens!

Thank Bglad
Reviewed 2 December 2011

Firefly is where we always go when we can't figure out where to eat. The food is always great and the servers are warm and friendly and offer helpful suggestions about what to order. They are happy to make a special dinner for my daughter...More

Thank islascaribe
Reviewed 31 October 2011

With their seasonal cuisine, their outstanding wine list and their frequent wine dinners, Firefly Grill is a hit! Decorated in warm tones, the restaurant has a cozy atmosphere. The menu is seasonally driven and features a weekly tasting menu. A must try restaurant!

Thank floribel1
Reviewed 26 October 2011

We have frequented the Firefly over the years. We hadn't been there since the new chef arrived. The menu had some old favorites and some new things to try. The food was definitely a step up and I enjoyed the food before. I loved the...More

Thank Scs508
Reviewed 2 October 2011

We checked out Firefly for Restaurant Week and were surprised at it's location. We've driven by it hundreds of times without seeing it. I ordered the crab and corn fritters, lobster-crusted filet mignon, and vanilla bean cheesecake. My boyfriend ordered the mixed green salad, pan-seared...More

Thank sdsurfkitty
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
American, Contemporary
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 N El Camino Real, Ste B, Encinitas, CA 92024-2884
    (Mountain Vista Dr.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-635-1066
  • E-mail
North County's Sexiest Place to Sip. Seasonal menu featuring local ingredients. Award winning wine list featuring 30 wines by the glass with an additional 100 by the bottle.
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