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1310 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036 (Dupont Circle)
202-861-1310
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Ranked #162 of 2,710 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
Neighborhood: Dupont Circle
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: N Street
Transit: Metro: We are closest to the Dupont Circle Metro Stop, which is on the Red Line. Exit via the Q street exit. At street level, walk south on 20th Street for 4 blocks. Make a right. We are just past the orange awning on the right. We are located on New Hampshire Ave. NW, two blocks south of Dupont Circle, between N and 20th St.
Description: Firefly, the quintessential urban neighborhood restaurant, offers contemporary American comfort food to the city's many 'regulars' who dine out several times a week. Enjoy favorites like our matzoh ball soup, mini pot roast and a variety of 'Urban Picnics' to share...or not. We also have many seafood and some vegetarian options. The menu is designed to utilize products from our local farms and farmers. Hand-picked to compliment the cuisine, our award-winning wine list shows an affinity for small winemakers and producers and our seasonal specialty cocktail menu offers a bevy of unique libations.
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Washingotn DC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Whether you are interested in good food or in being able to hold a conversation or are concerned with good value Firefly fails well short of reasonable expectations Given the multitude of choices available you would be better off elsewhere

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NYC
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93 reviews 93 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We stayed at the Madera hotel so when it was time to grab a late dinner/snack after a long day of travel we picked Firefly. The 4 of us ordered basically salads and appetizers, Brussel sprouts, deviled eggs, farmer salad, wedge salad, shrimp & grits, truffle fries and ham gratin. The bill was under $80 but we had ordered our... More 

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Batesville, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We stopped here for a cocktail before dinner at Cafe Milano. The hotel had given us two vouchers for drinks. The lounge side was nice and we had a great seat by the window to people watch. Unfortunately, the first drink I ordered they were out of it and the second drink I ordered they also didn't have. Finally, the... More 

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London
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We had room service from Firefly a few times in the past and were never disappointed. So we decided to go down for diner one night. The result was the opposite to what we expected. While service was great, the food was not, across all the things we ordered (mains and sides), the mains portions were (European) starter sizes, and... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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74 reviews 74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I had a fab burger on sweet potato bun! Loaded with blue cheese! A side of very thin Parmesan fries! Terrific bar!,

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Ozan Y, General Manager at Firefly, responded to this review

Dear Spencernewscock, Thank you for the kind review and for dining with us at Firefly. I agree that our burger is absolutely delicious, I’m so glad you were able to enjoy that while you were here. Our truffle fries also taste great with just about everything. Be sure to check out our brunch with $3 mimosas and $4 bloody marys... More 

London
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

So there are obviously two sides to the restaurant, the side with the tree (which is smaller than it looks in the pics and no where near as pretty) and a side with a weird snaking cable light fitting and no atmosphere...unfortunately we got the no atmosphere side Service as on the over attentive side more than anything and odd... More 

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Ozan Y, General Manager at Firefly, responded to this review

Dear Justin, Thank you for the review and for dining with us at Firefly. Your feedback is very valuable to us and I have voiced your concerns to our Executive Chef. Our customers are the most important part of what we do everyday, so I appreciate you sharing your experience with us so that we may improve in the future.... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

My husband turned 75 in September. We live in Cleveland, Oiio. He was to attend a conference in November in DC and asked his best friend there to recommend a place for an Old Friends' celebration. The friend chose FIREFLY. There were 10 of us. We hadn't all been together for years. It was a wonderful gathering for all. We... More 

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Ozan Y, General Manager at Firefly, responded to this review

Dear Joyce, Thank you for the kind review and for dining with us at Firefly. I’m so happy to hear you were able to celebrate such a special occasion with us! Be sure to come see us again whenever you happen to be in town. We look forward to welcoming you back. Best, Ozan Yalcindag, General Manager Firefly More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We went to Firefly early in the evening because we had grand-kids with us, so we did not want to deal with an elaborate service and prolonged dinner hour. When I asked the receptionist for a quiet table she smiled and said its a noisy place but I will do my best. Her best was a circular table toward the... More 

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Ozan Y, General Manager at Firefly, responded to this review

Dear BBS-FGS, Thank you for your kind review and for dining with us at Firefly. I’m glad to hear you fully enjoyed your experience with us. Our kids cookies are a way for the kids to show their creative side and have a fun memorable experience as well. Next time your grandkids are in town, be sure to bring them... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The food was actually pretty good here and the service was excellent. The reason I'm saying average is because my tiny portion of pot roast was 30 bucks... The food just isn't worth the money.... Most of the entrees were 30 buck apiece give or take a dollar or two... They have a 1/2 lb burger for 18 bucks which... More 

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Ozan Y, General Manager at Firefly, responded to this review

Dear Beckmola24, Thank you for your review and for dining with us at Firefly. Your feedback is very valuable to us and I appreciate you voicing your concerns. If you have the chance to check out our brunch or lunch menus, we would look forward to welcoming you back again. Best, Ozan Yalcindag, General Manager Firefly More 

Washington, DC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I took a group of people from work to Firefly and we had a nice evening. There were 7 of us and reservations were easy. We finished up our day of meetings early and I called at 5:00 to move up our reservations (on a Tuesday) and they were able to move it to 6:00. The receptionist greeted us and... More 

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Ozan Y, General Manager at Firefly, responded to this review

Dear Bassoon2, Thank you for your kind review and for dining with us at Firefly. I’m so happy to hear you and your coworkers were able to fully enjoy your experience with us. Brunch is another fun meal to join us for with a group of people! We have $3 mimosas and $4 bloody marys both Saturday and Sunday with... More 

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Additional Information about Firefly

Address: 1310 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
Phone Number: 202-861-1310
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 am  11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 am  11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 am  11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 am  11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 am  11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm  9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Contemporary

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