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“Early bird dinner”
Review of Firefly

Firefly
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 14 - US$ 42
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Good for: Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Front Beach Rd.
Description: 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!
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Beautiful restaurant the early bird menu had several great meal choices. The she crab soup is a must it was delicious. Would recommend to everyone.

Thank BetteI
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DaveTrepanier, Owner at Firefly, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thank you for the 5 stars. We appreciate you recommending us. Please come dine with us again. We'd love to serve you.

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

I was there with three of my sisters, and we all had wonderful drinks, and meals! The service was on point, always available, never intrusive. The she crab soup is amazing, [ I would go back if the only thing they offered was that soup!! ] the wedge salad is really nice, and the crab cakes were superb!!
The bread tray with three unique spreads was a really nice touch that we all enjoyed.
Being there on vacation, during unusually cold weather, I was dressed in jeans and a sweatshirt, while they certainly never said a word, I would absolutely feel more comfortable wearing a nicer outfit.

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Thank maeberanch
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DaveTrepanier, Owner at Firefly, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review. We appreciate your business, and would love to serve you again.

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

For years I had heard about Firefly and finally got around to trying it. When you walk in it has a beautiful waiting area that reminds you of a English library or smoking parlor (no smoking allowed though). When you enter the restaurant there is a Huge Tree that adds to the ambiance of the restaurant. Service this particular night was quite good and the restaurant was packed. I must say both the main meal and the deserts were Outstanding. You have a wide range of choice of foods on the menu as well as the deserts menu so for desert we went for the platter that had a sample of all the deserts on it.

I would highly recommend Firefly when you are in Panama City Beach Florida.

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Thank JKRecord
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DaveTrepanier, Owner at Firefly, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate you taking the time to review us. Please come again we would love to serve you again.

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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Have been going to this restaurant for many, many years. Tonight took over two hours for two drinks and appetizer and dinner. Mahi -mahi was almost inedible due to high salt. Half way through waiter inquired but too late to send back. The same with the mashed potatoes. She crab soup was great as always but was only about a 2-3 oz serving. Early bird menu was different than what was online and had run out of one dish. Will no longer be our favorite if this is the new norm. Hope this was an aberration.

Thank 355stevez
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We have heard nothing but good things about firefly. I don't have the same to say.

The soup sampler was excellent. Service also excellent. Crab cakes were average and had way too much garlic. My drink was 12.00. Glass of house wine 11.

Too rich for my taste.

Thank Eherby
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