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535 N Richard Jackson Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407-3616
+1 850-249-3359
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (221 reviews)
“stuffed filet” (66 reviews)
“crab cakes” (167 reviews)
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Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
535 N Richard Jackson Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407-3616
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

My husband and I had a celebration dinner at FireFly after our Bodybuilding contest. We enjoyed several sushi rolls as well as appetizers. Both the crab cakes and crab en croute were phenomenal! My father doesn't care for sushi; he ordered steak and salad. He...More

Thank AggieLifter132
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to Firefly to celebrate our 2nd anniversary. This place was absolutely amazing. The entire wait staff was outstanding, our server was very knowledgable about the area and the restaurant. We got served fresh bread with 3 different types of butter....More

Thank williamsr43
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Amazing food, service and atmosphere for any special occasion. Dinner was delicious and their cheesecake is to die for.

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Great service, excellent cuisine, could hardly get down on my drink before being refilled. Beef medallions and asparagus was cooked to perfection. A little pricy but worth it. Try the early bird specials.

Thank ptech64
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Panama city has some good seafood spots and dinner style eateries. But there aren't many choices when it comes to fine dining. But despite not having a high bar, Firefly raises the bar and exceeds all expectations. Great food, atmosphere and service.

1  Thank Adam L
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I have been here many times and it is always very good. It has gotten a lot better with the new chef. Not only is the food better the former Chef's "my way or no way" attitude is gone. For a starter I had the...More

Thank DennisBTR
Reviewed 8 May 2016

earlybird is the best price and food and services was great. in a strip mall but worth walking in for the food

Thank Jan26777
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

From the moment we arrived until we left this fine restaurant everything was superb. Our wait staff was delightful. We started off with a cocktail Key lime pie for me that was wonderful. Our dinners were excellent. The she crab soup was absolutely delicious (licking...More

1  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 7 May 2016

In general, the food and service at the Firefly are pretty good. Be sure to try the appetizer she-crab soup because it is truly outstanding. The food is artfully plated but portions are not generous. A large large lighted replica oak tree stands in the...More

Thank 673Grizzlybear
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Restaurant: 5 stars, nicely decorated, classy, large yet still intimate. Food: 5 stars, love the okra, pepper crusted filet is unparalleled, grouper was top notched. Cream brûlée was moist and succulent. Service: Billy is a wonderful bartender. Whitney was a delight, very knowledgeable and friendly...will...More

Thank sizzlingsweetness
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Tina M
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Response from Pat L | Reviewed this property |
They have it
16 June 2017|
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Response from Stephen S | Reviewed this property |
My food was great but I don't know if they have lamb. I would have it if they did! Enjoy!
Linda P
12 December 2016|
Response from DaveTrepanier | Property representative |
Hi Linda, If you call the restaurant we will send you a gluten free menu. We have several selections that include most of our seafood, meat, and sushi items. If you have any special request, Chef is more than happy to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 42
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 535 N Richard Jackson Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407-3616
    (Front Beach Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-249-3359
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Casual Fine Dining at it"s Finest! Firefly specializes locally caught seafood, mouthwatering steaks seared on an 1800 degree broiler, wild game, fresh sushi and artisan pizzas. Winner of Florida Trend's Golden Spoon Award, OpenTable's 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America, Urbanspoon's Top 250 High End Restaurant and Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence, quality of food and service is Firefly's mission. The atmosphere is more like New York City than Panama City. Firefly is the locals choice for a romantic night out, or a special occasion. Firefly has also played host to Country Music Stars, Heisman Trophy winners and the President of The United States. Firefly was one of eight restaurants selected to cook for the athletes and dignitaries in the USA House at the 2012 London Olympics. We want it to be much more than dinner, we want to treat you to a unique dining experience!
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