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Firefly Restuarant

575 Depot Street, Manchester, VT
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Ranked #37 of 62 Restaurants in Manchester
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Description: this used to be Maxwell's Flat Road Grill, which sold about a month ago, and by the way, is MUCH better, you really need to list it, btw, I am a regular, but that is neither here nor there. They are doing very well with both locals and tourists which is a welcome change, phone number is the same, owner is Susan and Jon French, please give them visibility on this site, for the record, this location has a deep and long history, starting as the Taco House in the 70's- 80's, OTL (Out to Lunch) in the 80's-90's, then Maxwell the past 9 years , now Firefly. People still come in and call it the Taco House, imagine that,,, regards, wmfox@att.net if any questions
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English first
Guilford, Connecticut
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

average restaurant - nothing special - french onion soup just okay, crab fritters were burnt on the outside, pretty much mediocre pub food and no great ambience - it looked like a good place from the outside, I'm sorry I didn't do more homework as we only spent one night in Manchester and wanted a good meal for dinner with... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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63 reviews 63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The restaurant bills itself as "taps and tapas"... We did not try the former, and the latter were sort of buried among the appetizers in the version of the menu that we received. In any case, We'd ordered a burger (very good, if a bit overcooked), a lunch wrap ( really good ), a salmon dinner (excellent) and brazilian chicken... More 

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South NJ
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

My husband and I stopped in for a sandwich for dinner. The wings were delicious and crispy. we both tried the "chef selections" on the menu: the firefly burger (served on an english muffin) and a goat cheese/avocado sandwich. Both were very good. I chose the sweet potato fries-excellent.

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Dracut, Massachusetts
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I believe we had a few restaurant.com vouchers burning a whole in our pocket and our waitress (who reminded me of my sweet loving grandmother) helped us pick out many different dishes (and drinks) to help us make the most of our certificates. We tried most (if not all) of the tapas and my husband got a meal as well.... More 

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New Jersey
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58 reviews 58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Local place with good bar food. Great burger and beer special on Mondays. Gets loud, bar was very busy.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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206 reviews 206 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Loved the ice cold Switchbacks, decent tacos....on Tuesday they are only $1. Throw your jeans on and check this place out!

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We stopped on our traveling route. There was a Mother 's Day special, all meals were $5.11 !! Our meals were very good, the atmosphere was a nice pub / tavern with tv's showing golf and the waitress was excellent.

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Rutland, Vermont
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We tried this restaurant last night. It was packed, in part because someone was celebrating a 50th birthday in the bar area. The food was very good. The service was friendly and quick. The noise was almost unbearable. There is something very wrong with the acoustics because the noise is absolutely amplified by the structure and fixtures. Hopefully some of... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We hit this spot every year on our way to Dorset. Louise our waitress is lovely and smiley. Food is good, hearty and arrives piping hot! Recommend the Long Trail Chili and Burger with Avocado. Nice beer selection with a quiet, clean bar. A good stop for lunch! Not too expensive especially for Manchester. Quality meal, good price, nice atmosphere!

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We had dinner here while staying in Manchester for the night. The food was good and they had a nice selection of beer. We called on our way and were able to reserve a booth so when we arrived we were able to walk right in and sit down. Service was a bit on the slow side but we weren't... More 

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Additional Information about Firefly Restuarant

Address: 575 Depot Street, Manchester, VT
Phone Number: 802-362-3721
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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