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“A very local spot” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Firefly Restuarant

Firefly Restuarant
575 Depot Street, Manchester, VT
802-362-3721
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Ranked #35 of 63 Restaurants in Manchester
Cuisines: American
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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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
Montclair, New Jersey, United States
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9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“A very local spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Good beer list, friendly local type service and great wings. We were there for the 50 cent special night, four flavors (Asian is the best) keep them coming.

Visited October 2013
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English first
New City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Fine for a quick lunch”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Nothing special about this place. The salads were fresh, burgers a bit overcooked. Average prices, for average food.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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CAPE PORPOISE
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Too noisy to truly enjoy our meal”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

To be fair the Firefly is a fairly small restaurant/bar combination in an old building with minimal sound proofing. The night we were there the crowd at the bar was watching a loud TV and talking in very loud voices. It was impossible to talk to my husband across the table from me due to the noise. The food was very good....especially the French Onion Soup and the Mud Pie, but the noise level would prevent me from returning.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Boston, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Maybe a good bar but food so so”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

3 p.m. On a Monday and very noisy bar crowd watching loud TV Nice waitperson but we won't be back since food not good for half the price

  • Visited May 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Manchester, Vermont, United States
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“Great neighborhood bar/restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Lots of beers on tap and friendly atmosphere. We stop in often for the wings but I also love the burgers and my husband is a big fan of their homemade soups. When we travel we are always on the lookout for places as special as Firefly. Top rate!!!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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