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Firefly Restaurant

4288 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-3617
+1 415-821-7652
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried chicken” (25 reviews)
“trout” (8 reviews)
“warm bread” (2 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4288 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-3617
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

Firefly is one of my favorite restaurants in San Francisco. I have been visiting it for 15 years or so, which is testimony to its consistency. The food is always seasonal, inventive and well prepared. The staff are always excellent.

Thank _-pp-xx-mm-_
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Menu is always changing depending on the seasons which is great. Place is very romantic and intimate. A great place to talk and dine well. Quaint, original and not replicated. Food is just AMAZING and desserts is always a must.

Thank Gigi L
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We enjoyed a Passover favorites menu in this cosy and friendly restaurant. Their interpretations of classic Seder dishes were delicious.

Thank CreateConnects
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is a great neighborhood restaurant! We tried the Daikon radish cakes (excellent), the asparagus (Excellent) and the soup (excellent), braised beef (very good), fried chicken (very good) and the fried green tomatoes (excellent). For dessert, we tried the fromage mousse (excellent) and the chocolate...More

Thank 758Paul423
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant whilst looking for a passover meal. However we thought this was probably one of the best meals we had eaten whilst in America (not just during Passover!) The food was extremely tasty and the service was great. Higly recommended!

Thank Annabel R
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Well what to make of this place ? It's been there forever and we arrived at 20:15 for a 20:30 table . We sat on a bench in a corridor ( there is a bar but it was laid up for dinner and so not...More

Thank AndyDave
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We love this place and come here every 5 or 6 weeks. We live nearby and its a great neighborhood spot. What is special about the place is that the recipes are timeless, some things stay on the menu for a long time, but always...More

Thank Garbanzobean
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Loved our meal at Firefly. The fried chicken was good, the shrimp cakes were fantastic, the Brussels sprouts were amazing and the dessert, go for Budino, so decadent!

Thank Billy L
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Foods for all, one vegetarian, one vegan, one gluten free, one who loves fried chicken in a casual setting where they take their food seriously. Nice place and priced appropriately

Thank doug100worth
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Great food, pleasant atmosphere, excellent service! Fried chicken is outstanding. As good as any I have ever had anywhere. Creative menu. Pleasant servers and comfortable seating. They also donate 20% of the check to local schools.

Thank xnycop
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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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