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Firefly

535 N Richard Jackson Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407-3616
+1 850-249-3359
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (221 reviews)
“stuffed filet” (66 reviews)
“crab cakes” (167 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
535 N Richard Jackson Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407-3616
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11 - 20 of 2,028 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Early dinner on New Year’s Eve with toddler & infant. Everyone was accommodating and patient. Their “She Crab Soup” is legendary, although tonight the soup was only a nine of ten. I had a Shrimp Cocktail & the table had a “Cold Seafood Plate”, enough...More

Thank Milton J
DaveTrepanier, Owner at Firefly, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your gracious review. I'm happy you enjoyed your dining experience, and we look forward to serving you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived a few minutes early for a 5pm reservation. There were already about 20 people in line for them to open. This was our first time here and now I understand the reason for the line. Our server, Jamison, was very knowledgeable about the...More

Thank SenateBean
DaveTrepanier, Owner at Firefly, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such kind words. I hope you join us again soon. We look forward to serving you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was excited to try this place based on some reviews I read, but I was incredibly disappointed. The food was terrible and the service was even worse. The staff and chef were rude and made the already bad experience an unacceptable experience. I am...More

1  Thank BridgetP982
DaveTrepanier, Owner at Firefly, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm sorry you had a bad experience, obviously out of the norm for us. I've private messaged you to get more details.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, great service and tasty selections on the menu. Full service from the bar and nice wine list. Great place to celebrate a special occasion. Some may think it a little pricey, but well worth it. Make sure to make reservations early or you...More

Thank John G
DaveTrepanier, Owner at Firefly, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for such a nice review. I'm happy you enjoyed your birthday celebration. Please come back again anytime. We would love to serve you again

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the entire evening. Atmosphere perfect, food superior and service exemplary. Could not have had a better experience. The Creme Brûlée was the best ever.

Thank Sharon T
DaveTrepanier, Owner at Firefly, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the kind review. I'm glad you had a nice dining experience on your birthday. I hope you'll come again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Carpaccio is very good as a starter. The place is stunning and beautiful it's a bit pricey entrees are no less than $40 yes but they're very worth it presentation is excellent atmosphere is inviting and romantic from the library looking sitting area the...More

Thank susanhorn4life
DaveTrepanier, Owner at Firefly, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for a gracious review. I hope you'll come again. We would love to serve you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Early evening meals menu is very reasonable priced. Good way to enjoy restaurant without the expense

Thank 492Carol492
DaveTrepanier, Owner at Firefly, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for dining with us and thank you for the nice review. I'm happy you enjoyed our early bird menu. Please come again, anytime.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to dine without spending too much money, but leave feeling like you dined in elegance! The food is so good and the service is awesome! If it was good enough for a former president, then it is good enough for...More

Thank Ellen B
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We celebrated our anniversary at Firefly and had a wonderful time. We had their sunset special, which offered a good choice of starters, entrees and desserts all very reasonably priced. The food was delicious, the atmosphere was vibes, and the service was top class. We...More

Thank Jacqui O
DaveTrepanier, Owner at Firefly, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. It pleases me to know you enjoyed your dining experience. Please come again soon. We would love to serve you and your husband again.

Reviewed 12 December 2017

This is worth the visit and price. The food is delicious and the service is beyond excellent. Every staff member was so attentive, not just to their own table, but to all the guests.

Thank Dee C
DaveTrepanier, Owner at Firefly, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such kind words. We appreciate your business, and would love to serve you again.

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Tina M
14 September 2017|
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Response from Pat L | Reviewed this property |
They have it
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zenmedhi
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!
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Linda P
13 December 2016|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$42
Meals
Dinner
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
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
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!
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