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Fire Fly

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310 Cass St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5707
+1 231-932-1310
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:59
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Lambertville, Michigan
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For our second trip to this restaurant it did not disappoint us. We tried their Easter Buffet. Our server was attentive and friendly. The food flavor was for all their dishes were outstanding. From scrabbled eggs, bacon, sausage, 2 types of salads, sushi, roasted brussels sprouts, carrots, potatoes, tenderloin and the assorted deserts was out of this world, I did... More 

Thank Kelly W
Traverse City MI
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207 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The river will flow free without the dam. A great Thursday with the Martine and Mohito specials. Jonathan is a especially good waiter .

Thank Wayne P
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has great atmosphere. We had the fish tacos and veggie burger. The tacos were a little bland but the veggie burger made up for it!! The staff was friendly and the service was great!

Thank Beth T
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

They have an interesting menu, the food is good. I'm not ecstatic about the place but it's a nice modern place. A little bit expensive and often busy. I would recommend the patio if you can, that's definitely a cute spot to be

Thank marjorie z
Elk Rapids, Michigan
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Great service. Very nice atmosphere and reasonably priced. We had filet and lobster. Both were perfect.

Thank ermark
New Hudson, Michigan
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We were visiting Traverse City for a couples getaway. While we were at Hop Lot Brewery in Suttons Bay, we spoke to a couple who recommended Firefly. We stopped there for dinner. It was a Sunday and slow. We were seated right away and had a fun and funny waitress/ hostess. Service at firefly was great, place was cute, clean... More 

1 Thank Michy M
Jeff W, Owner at Fire Fly, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to respond. I am very sorry to hear that the food was not good. I hate too salty. As in any restaurant, I am hoping that you notified the server of the food being too salty for you. We try our hardest to satisfy everyone. I am more than happy to make this right... More 

Traverse City, Michigan
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I love the small plates. If you enjoy trying different dishes this is the way to go. Usually I only hit the Sushi, they have excellent Sushi and it is fresh! I have also had their Pad Thai and Salmon. Going to lunch with my husband, mom or Aunt is always special went we cozy on into the Fire Fly.... More 

Thank cmurphyart
Traverse City, Michigan
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a drink but ended up having dinner. We split the filet, the presentation was amazing, and the flavor wonderful. Ben was pleasant and professional. You should try it. Don

Thank D6371
Holland, Michigan
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Everything was good (but not gourmet). We shared a crabmeat sushi, veggie burger, and avocado salad. All was good. Service was good as well. For a large restaurant we were surprised we could hear each other and weren't disturbed by a large party seated near us. Good experience and would definitely return again when in town again.

Thank cstader
Traverse City, Michigan
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We stopped in after a downtown event and found the food and service to both be very good. Our waiter was friendly and prompt and was able to accurately describe menu items.

Thank Old_Chief1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 23
Bar, American, International, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:59
11:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 Cass St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5707
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-932-1310
Located in downtown Traverse City, on the banks of the Boardman River, Fire Fly specializes in small plates, sushi, and martinis. Dine inside or riverside on the patio! Fire Fly offers daily specials including Happy Hour every day from 3pm to 6 pm. Fire Fly is proof that great food doesn't have to be expensive. We offer a wide selection of local, national and international wines, and our craft beer selection is extensive. Our knowledgeable staff can help pair the perfect wine or craft beer with your dinner!

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