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Firefly Restaurant

4288 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-3617
+1 415-821-7652
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (21 reviews)
“cakes” (8 reviews)
“warm bread” (2 reviews)
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4288 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-3617
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I live near the Firefly restaurant on 24th Street in Noe Valley. It is our favorite restaurant in the neighborhood and features several signature dishes we enjoy. Our favorite one is the Fried Mary’s chicken with mashed potatoes & gravy.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 23 May 2017

By favorite, I mean that we have taken more people visiting San Francisco to the Firefly than any other restaurant by a factor of 3! We have never been disappointed, and our guests were always pleased. Things we like include: warm bread, menu with new...More

1  Thank wshaft
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I have been going here to this quiet neighborhood restaurant for 20 years, and it has never, ever failed to deliver a delicious meal. I was just here with my husband and a out-of-town friend and we all had amazing dishes. I had the Mary's...More

Thank SFBayTravelSensei
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

It was a great High School/Camp Reunion! Everything about Firefly was superb, especially the server, food and wine! I'll definitely be back- delish!!

Thank Paula G
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Start with the bread and spread ($3), a mini half-loaf of incomplete slices (you'll have to use both hands to tear off each piece) with a small tub of bean/kale/ dip. Unique and tasty; we shared among four people. The famous fried chicken ($26) is...More

Thank ccvvbb
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner here tonight. Food was yummy - the pea pancakes especially good. The chicken was, as ever, very nice. Ice cream was so so. Unfortunately the shine was taken off a lovely meal by the completely impersonal and completely superficial service. We...More

Thank Brendan M
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This Noe Valley gem has been a long-standing tradition for good food tucked into the fantastic Noe Valley neighborhood. If you are looking for a spot where locals go, a place where you can experience a neighborhood vibe. A place to enjoy great food, wine...More

Thank Wesley H
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We always enjoy a meal here. The food and service are very good. The ambiance is casual and comfortable. Conversation is not difficult. It feels like a neighborhood kind of place.

Thank steve h
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Creative menu and delicious food. The service was great and the ambience is amazing. Make reservations and get there on time. The place fills up quickly.

Thank pacifist206
Reviewed 16 November 2016

always love this restaurant. ate here in the 2000s. it's still around. creative menu, loved their steaks. fusion/creative menu. be sure to make a reservation or you may not get seated... smallish cozy space.

Thank Al L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4288 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-3617
  • Public Transportation: 48 Quintara stops right out front. 2 blocks from 24 Divisadero (Castro St.) Visit our website for more detailed transit information.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Noe Valley
  • Neighbourhood: Noe Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-821-7652
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