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Firefly American Bistro

22 Concord St, Manchester, NH 03101-1841
+1 603-935-9740
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Bar, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
22 Concord St, Manchester, NH 03101-1841
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a superb restaurant. Off the main street in Manchester, this place has an eclectic atmosphere with great food. Risotto....get it. The salmon with spaghetti squash and broccolini....get it. Pasta with crawfish...get it. Parmesan risotto short ribs....well, you know....get it. Don't miss this place....More

Thank ParkerSturbridge
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Parker, Thank you so much for your review, and for your compliments! I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed our great food and atmosphere, and we're all looking forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers, Rachael, Manager

Reviewed 3 days ago

Trolling for something to eat prior to flight from the airport, came upon this and was very impressed. Reasonable prices and excellent service. Had fabulous butternut squash soup, a Mediterranean salad enough for two people and a pleasant setting in which to enjoy the food....More

Thank Mary Z
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Mary, Thank you so much for your review, and for your recommendation! I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed our fabulous soup and excellent service, and I hope that we'll see you again soon. Until next time, Rachael, Manager

Reviewed 4 days ago

Not bad, not great, but solid choice. Would go again, but suggest sitting in the dining room, and to the bar.More

Thank rryan313131
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi rryan313131, Thank you for your review! While I'm glad to hear that you'll be back to visit us again, I'm sorry to hear that you were less than impressed with your recent visit. We always want our guests to enjoy their entire experience with...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Food was very good. Service prompt and atmosphere was quiet at first but got a little loud later in the meal. We had the steak special (and it was excellent), the duck with ravioli (perfect), salmon (very good) and steak tips (also very good) Dessert...More

Thank Ptravisharker2013
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Ptravisharker2013, Thank you very much for your review - I'm so pleased to hear that you're a fan! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Cheers, Rachael

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first Pomegranate Martini was so delicious, I slurped it down and ordered another. Over the top amazing. The food is great, too & you can have your dinner at the bar. Hum... 3rd Pomegranate Martini.....so worth it. Bartender was polite and made sure I...More

Thank Margaret B
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Margaret, Thank you for your review, and I'm very glad to hear that you enjoyed our great food, delicious pomegranate martinis, and polite service. (And thank you for being responsible!) Until next time, Rachael, Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Manchester from out of town. Based on TripAdvisor feedback and menu we decided to go to Firefly. We were very pleased. Bartender and waitress were very friendly, and food was delicious. We had the shortribs and tuna, with caprese as a starter. Only complaint...More

Thank Rsnc
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Rsnc, Thank you for your review - we're so glad that you enjoyed our delicious food and friendly service, and we hope that means you'll visit us again when you're back in town! Until next time, Rachael, Manager

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had been here several years ago for a Birthday dinner. I did not remember much, but knew it was an enjoyable meal. 8 of us came together to celebrate a dual 60th Birthday. 2 of us had the Beef Short Ribs and they were delicious....More

Thank Rdsxfan
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Rdsxfan, Thank you so much for your review. It's wonderful to hear that you've consistently enjoyed our delicious food and Laurel's superb service, and hopefully we'll see you again soon for another great experience! Until next time, Rachael, Manager

Reviewed 19 July 2017

Fun downtown place for special occasion brunch. Get there early if you don't have a reservation. Indoor and outdoor seating, so if you have to wait, there's a nice sitting area. Lots of local artwork on the walls. Good brunch type food. Most importantly, kept...More

Thank HistoryBuffFlorida
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Hi HistoryBuff, Thank you so much for your review! I'm very glad to hear that you enjoyed our fun Sunday brunch and delicious coffee. We hope this means we'll have you back soon! Until then, Rachael, Manager

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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

So glad we ate here! I had the special - Grilled flat iron steak with a cremini mushroom marsala sauce. It was delicious! The steak was flavorful, cooked.perfectly and not tough! The sauce enhanced it, did not overwhelm. It came with a side of asparagus...More

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Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Thank you so much for your review! It really means a lot to know that you enjoyed your experience with us, including your food, service, and atmosphere. I hope this means we'll be seeing you again soon! Cheers, Rachael, Manager

Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I came here for my birthday and was here weeks prior for brunch. The food was awesome, super healthy options, great bar, staff was uber attentive and quick, I have nothing but great things to say about this place. It's by far my new favorite...More

Thank HisGrace603
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Hi HisGrace603, Thank you so much for your feedback! You don't know how much it means to hear that we're your new favorite place, and we can't wait to have you back soon for more delicious brunches! Until then, Rachael, Manager

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I have seen upscale Jeans to jacket and tie!
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No, we dressed casual with no problems and did not feel out of place. Also, it was -30 degrees on the evening we were there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Concord St, Manchester, NH 03101-1841
    (near Elm & Lowell Streets)
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 603-935-9740
  • E-mail
Description
Firefly American Bistro & Bar is a casually upscale American bistro situated in the heart of Manchester"s downtown district. Firefly embraces the concept of comfort dining by offering inspired classic American fare in a warm, inviting atmosphere. Firefly's extensive wine list, craft beer selections, and creative cocktails compliment the time-honored yet innovative creations of Chef David Becker's seasonal menus, which burst with flavors from around the world. The uptown atmosphere is accentuated by downtown hospitality and friendly, professional service.
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