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Firefly Cafe

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7967 Lamar Alexander Parkway, Townsend, TN
+1 865-738-3507
Today
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon 7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wed - Thu 7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Open with new hrs

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    Very good
  • 17
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  • 9
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Place For Breakfast

My wife and I eat at the Firefly often. Excellent food, great value. Live music on certain nights ...... My wife loves the crunchy french toast. Small, not right up against the main drag, look for the IGA grocery and then it is to the right

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Maryville, Tennessee
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Maryville, Tennessee
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108 reviews 108 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

My wife and I eat at the Firefly often. Excellent food, great value. Live music on certain nights ...... My wife loves the crunchy french toast. Small, not right up against the main drag, look for the IGA grocery and then it is to the right

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Minster, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

There was one other couple in the café when we arrived early Thursday morning. The portion sizes were typical to Bob Evans but homemade not frozen. Prices were reasonable.

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Berlin, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is where I went for coffee in the morning. It is a small cafe that also has a nice breakfast. It is a comfortable felling spot to get a quick cup of coffee or breakfast in the morning.

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Gator Nation, FL
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96 reviews 96 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Had a good lunch here. Had a nice variety of options on the menu. Service was friendly and the atmosphere was clean and cute. Recommend for a good lunch before hitting the trails again.

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Versailles, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Quaint little place on the main road in Townsend. If the weather is good outside seating would be amazing. The food was great and fairly priced. Even though the air was the out it was still comfortable for us. The poor server was still amazing even in the heat. We would love to come back for another meal.

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Inverness, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This little cafe was wonderful! I had a half order of the french toast and I still couldn't eat it all! They put an oatmeal granola mixture on it when they cook it and it was phenominal! Definitely be coming here again!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

A little place tucked away in a strip shopping center but don't let that fool you! The food is great and the service is always good.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I have eaten at Firefly a number of times, but their food quality has diminished tremendously. I ordered chicken tenders with fries. The fries were greasy and had no taste. Chicken tenders were hand battered, absolutely no seasonings, and tasteless. This was definitely the worst meal I have ever had in any restaurant.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Good food (great hashbrowns and biscuits) with excellent southern small town atmosphere complete with a waitress calling you honey and old men congregating at the counter. Try the firefly pie!

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Knoxville
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Would definitely come again...simple, clean, and friendly with tasty food...loved the fried okra and tempted by homemade desserts

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Additional Information about Firefly Cafe

Address: 7967 Lamar Alexander Parkway, Townsend, TN
Phone Number: +1 865-738-3507
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Townsend
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7967 Lamar Alexander Parkway, Townsend, TN
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 865-738-3507

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Open with new hrs
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 8:30 pm

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