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Firefly Bistro

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1009 El Centro St, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3117
+1 626-441-2443
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17:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Tue - Wed 17:30 - 21:30
Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 14:30
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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2008

Great food and lovely ambiance!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2008

hearty, honest food =)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2008

Good food. Nice menu choices. Interesting atmosphere. Great if you aren't paying.

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2007

#7? I don't know about #7 in Pasadena. The food is completely over priced and not that fresh. I had grilled salmon and the salmon was completelyyyy under cooked. When I asked them if it's normally cooked this way (since I always order grilled Salmon and never seen it raw inside, like they cook mahi mahi) the waiter said yes,... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2007

who wants a cup of olive oil doused on their food??

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Pasadena, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2007

Great for happy hour tapas on Thursday evening. Wonderful date location and beautiful atmosphere.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2007

tapas and happy hour at farmers market time is fun

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Minneapolis, MN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2007

I ordered the Green Goddess Omelet for Saturday brunch; the eggs were slightly more browned and the edges of the spring onions over the Gruyere have dried out (they looked a day old).

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somewhere in California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2006

Was at Firefly Bistro most recently for a birthday party in October. The service is great, and the twinkling lights under the tent always enchant me, but Firefly is about the food, the food, the FOOD. Unusual combos -- collard greens under pecan-crusted catfish, yum -- beautifully presented. We are going there again this weekend. This restaurant in Beverly Hills... More 

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2004

#7 in South Pasadena? You've got to be kidding me! Shiro ahead of Firefly I can see, but Gus's BBQ (home of old meat awash in a secret sauce that's designed to disguise it) is just plain wrong. I've eaten at Firefly at least five times and at most of the others just once, and I have to tell you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
American, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1009 El Centro St, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3117
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-441-2443

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?