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The Firefly Diner

American, Diner
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435 US RT1, Kittery, ME 03904
+1 207-752-1120
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6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun 7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Wed 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Great breakfast

Food selections were awesome and plentiful. Service was a little slow considering the season - more help needed?

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Brattleboro, Vermont
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Brattleboro, Vermont
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food selections were awesome and plentiful. Service was a little slow considering the season - more help needed?

Thank 250bean
Frenchburg, Kentucky
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved this place and hope to stop by again on our return trip. Friendly, fast service. Fantastic food. Small and very clean. We highly recommend this diner.

Thank JoJer02
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way out of Kittery, and we were unexpectedly delighted with the whole experience. The restaurant doesn't look like much inside or out, but the menu had loads of choices that made breakfast far more interesting than usual. They make French Toast from their own homemade breads (I think I had something like Lemon-Blueberry) and they... More 

Thank Triedit
Belmont, Massachusetts
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101 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Do not come here unless you have lots of time. We think the cook manages one order at a time. The food is a good value but you must have patience.

Thank TaffyBurns
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

The food was just what any other restaurant (including ihop) could provide. The biggest detractor was the timing/service. I showed up with three small kids. 50 minutes (conservatively) later, we had food. Now part of this was waiting, which was perfectly fine. Although seeing one person at a table for six who had finished his meal 30 min ago and... More 

Thank smhopps31
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

We stopped here on the way home from York. Very fast service, the food was great, the servers were very friendly. Nice homey place when you are away from home.

Thank Jordan M
Yulee, Florida
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

met my cousin for breakfast. We were there for 1 1/2 hours. the food was great. toasted homemade breads delicious. Irish eggs bene. was a new twist on an old favorite with hash instead of canadian bacon. perfect omelets! waitress was great about us tying up the table for so long. good place to meet up, not to crowded.

Thank MissMarthaAnn
Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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167 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Ordered eggs benedict. Menu described the hollandaise sauce as homemade. I do not care for the powdered Knorr brand that most restaurants use so when I saw the sauce was their own I was excited. Needless to say I was very disappointed when my order arrived. Not only was it not real hollandaise sauce it was smothered with it and... More 

Thank berniebauers
Talulla S, Guest Relations Manager at The Firefly Diner, responded to this review

Hello berniebauers, Thank you for stopping in. I'm sorry if our hollandaise sauce did not meet your expectations. Owner and Chef Beth makes everything from scratch with old family recipes and we will take your advice into consideration. Our omelets are our specialty, so definitely try that next time! Thanks again for stopping in and leaving a review! More 

rhode island
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The food was good and the portions large. However there is a sign on the door as you go in that they only take cash, but that there is an atm available next door.

Thank rifam
Talulla S, Public Relations Manager at The Firefly Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping by! All our food is made from scratch using family recipes. We hope to see you again soon! -The Firefly Diner More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We stopped here on our way further into Maine. Waited 5-10 minutes for table. Not bad. Once seated got drinks and after ordering something to eat, waited WAY to long for breakfast. Really unacceptable!!! Needless to say we left with Two young children still hungry!😤

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Talulla S, Public Relations Manager at The Firefly Diner, responded to this review

Hello, We are sorry your Firefly Diner experience was not what you expected. We are a small family run operation and this is our busiest time of the year. We try to promote an atmosphere where you can sit back and relax while you wait for, and enjoy, your food. The wait may be a little longer than expected but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 435 US RT1, Kittery, ME 03904
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kittery
  • Phone Number: +1 207-752-1120

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Diner


Open Hours
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm

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