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Firefly Grille

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Green Hills
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2201 Bandywood Dr, Nashville, TN 37215-2704
+1 615-383-0042
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Shannonville, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Our B & B owner recommended this restaurant to us. We were not disappointed. This is a local type of restaurant, unique decor and food to die for. I had the duck and my husband had the pasta special. Both were plenty and delicious! I would recommend this restaurant.

Thank Valerie C
Saint Louis, Missouri
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

My wife and I stumbled upon this place during a recent trip to Nashville. It was an interesting restaurant to say the least. The tables are a little too close together, making it a little congested and hard to maneuver within the restaurant. The walls and ceiling are filled (I mean, really filled) with all kinds of different decor -... More 

Thank Ortsac
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This fresh menu is full of surprises and flavors. I am amazed at the quality and the unusual flavor combinations. And the service is spot on and friendly.

Thank William W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We had a lovely lunch here with our two kids. I appreciated the "no cell phone zone" sign because it gave me an excuse to tell my kids they couldn't even ask to play on my phone while we waited for the food! Instead, we had a long game of "I spy" because the walls are covered in pictures, beads,... More 

Thank MargoSimo
Brantford, Canada
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We went here for dinner before heading over to the late show at the Bluebird. It is crowded and full of crazy stuff all over including Christmas lights and tinsel creating a very funky atmosphere. The service was excellent and the food was delicious.

Thank MrsHarkness
Brantford, Canada
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Great little place that will definitely surprise you. The decor is funky and cool. Lots of pictures posted on the wall with tinsel and Christmas lights to give a nice glow in the dining room. Service was fast and food was good. Great place to either snuggle in with your better half or for a great catch up with friends.

Thank sharkkky
Nolensville, Tennessee, United States
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97 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The bar is cozy. The dining area is comfortable with busy decor that will keep you looking at the wide variety of things on the walls which include plenty of celebrity photos, autographed, naturally. The staff is friendly and helpful. The food is delicious and there is a good variety on the hand written menu. If you want a burger,... More 

Thank Debbie C
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went here for lunch. He had the tuna and I had the warm roasted chicken salad. Both were delicious! I would highly recommend!

Thank Jennifer A
Nashville, Tennessee
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655 reviews
326 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

This little place near Green Hills is a funky place to stop in for a bite to eat. They have gluten free options and vegetarian too. It's not really a place to have a long romantic meal but it's good for lunch or dinner with friends. For some the interior may be overwhelming with all the "stuff" on the wall,... More 

Thank fizzy1991
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Food was great and the menu I think changes daily. Reminds me of the Red Bar in Seaside Florida. Don't let the outside deter you from going in with its Christmas lights everywhere. Its really a great restaurant.

Thank NatureloverKentucky

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2201 Bandywood Dr, Nashville, TN 37215-2704
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville>  > Green Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Green Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 615-383-0042
Firefly Grille was opened in the Spring of 2001 by Curt Cole, a born and raised Nashvillian, experienced restauranteur, and family man. Firefly is Curt's answer to Nashville's need for a restaurant providing high quality, sophisticated cuisine, without the fuss of the traditional fine dining experience. (Imagine wearing jeans and a t-shirt while eating a high quality filet...Isn't that the dream?) So, Firefly was born-a funky, cozy, and casual neighborhood restaurant, providing an eclectic, worldly, seasonally-changing menu with a southern twist. Firefly Grille uses high quality ingredients to create unique dishes, sourcing locally whenever possible. Located in the heart of Green Hills on Bandywood Drive, Firefly is about 300 yards away from the famous Bluebird Cafe, as well as a wide array of Nashville's finest local favorites. For fifteen years, Firefly has remained a local secret, voted "Best Neighborhood Restaurant" by the Nashville Scene twice.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?