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Firefly Urban Bar & Grill

7754 Harwood Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53213 (Formerly Bjonda)
414.431.1444
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Ranked #280 of 1,393 restaurants in Milwaukee
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Watertown Plank Road
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English first
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I have enjoyed Firefly several times in the past 2 years, most recently with my husband on a Friday evening. Each time I have sat in the bar area, which is my preference, and it has a warm, active, darker comfortable Urban feel, and has a collection of high top and round tables. They also have a couple different dining/seating... More

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We recently visited Firefly with friends of ours who had never been there and who travel/dine extensively for business across the country and internationally. It was our choice of locations this time around and since we have had outstanding experiences here before, it was an easy choice. Our group ate in the bar area at a surrounding table and the... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I went to Firefly on a Thursday evening for a business dinner. The restaurant is located in a difficult location in downtown Wauwatosa; adjacent to a dead end street which seems to be a very dense location for local or commuter parking. The decor in the bar is beautiful with lovely shaded lights, but the layout of the restaurant is... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Firefly is one of the lesser-known, but excellent Tosa restaurants. It's a really good place to go with or without kids and Mon-Wed kids eat free. (By the way, the kid's meals are probably the best we've had - meals like homemade chicken tenders or homemade mac and cheese, and all kid meals are served with fresh fruit and frites.)... More

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

We went to the Firefly for our Women's group Christmas dinner-- a group of 11 of us attended. We arrived early to have a drink at the bar-- (the Sangria was on special and very tasty), were seated promptly and given space to stash 11 gifts. The menu was good with ample choices for all of us. We ordered numerous... More

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New Bern, North Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Hosted a family dinner for 9 the night before Thanksgiving. Food was good according to all my guests. We had steaks, short ribs,pasta and saltimbaca. I had the latter which I have not seen very often. Service was prompt and very friendly. I felt the prices,including a good bottle of wine, were fair.

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103 reviews 103 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We had a wonderful meal here. Awesome menu choices. I decided on the jalapeño and parmesean pork chops. The flatbread was very good but the cheese tray was average. We told the waitress we were ready to order early but she disappeared for a while. But when I am back I will try again. So many good menu choices .

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Milwaukee WI
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Went to the firefly urban bar on a Wednesday night at 6:00pm. There was only 2 tables occupied and the bar was maybe a quarter full. We sat in the dining area since we had a toddler in our group of 3 adults. we were seated by a hostess and were told that happy hour was almost over do we... More

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

A very groovy bar scene. A nice choice of appetizers, sandwiches and entrees you'll have a hard time deciding what to order.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Visited Firefly on a Friday night right after work around 5. The main dining area was pretty empty so they seated us in the lounge behind the bar. Our server was very attentive and explained to us how the menu had just changed that day. We ordered the mushroom flatbread and the nachos as appetizers. Both dishes were nice sized... More

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