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Sat, 2/23
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings

Location and contact


Coffee or tea, juice, seasonal fruit, choice of toast, croissant, or blueberry muffin
Greek Yogurt Parfait
Fresh berries, house granola, greek yogurt
Seasonal Fruit Bowl
Cold Cereal & Milk
Special k, rice krispies, raisin bran
Steel Cut Oatmeal
Sliced banana, toasted pecan
Baked egg, spicy tomato, peppers, grilled bread
French Toast
Orange vanilla batter, fresh berries, pure maple syrup
Mushroom Frittata
Roasted‎ mushrooms, grape tomatoes, cheddar, home fries
Three Farm Eggs Any Style
Bacon or sausage, home fries, toast
(Substitute egg whites $2)
Firefly Scramble
White cheddar, green chickpea, broccoli, young tomato, home fries, toast
(Substitute fruit for home fries or toast $4)
Big Breakfast Tacos
Scrambled egg, avocado, bacon, white cheddar, salsa verde
Applewood Smoked Bacon
Country Sausage
Home Fries
Blueberry Muffin or Croissant
Bagel and Cream Cheese
(Multigrain, white, marble rye, english muffin)
Gluten free toast
La Colombe Coffee
Drip coffee
Small $6
Large $9.5
French press
Organic Tea
English‎ breakfast, (black tea), earl grey,(black tea) jade cloud, (green tea), jasmine,( green tea), peppermint, (herbal tea), chamomile, (herbal tea)
Orange 6, Grapefruit 6, Cranberry 5, Apple 5
Skim, Whole, Soy
Coconut Water
One of the favorite American restaurants in DC, Firefly serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Stop by today and grab a bite to eat.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
American, Contemporary
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I joined another couple at Firefly for brunch. We arrived promptly for our 9:00am reservation, only to find the front door locked. We knocked, and a gentleman opened the door looking surprised that we were there. I'm sorry, for a 9:00 reservation,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Kathleen G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We met a long term client for a long 2.5 hour casual dinner meeting. We'd heard about this from Eater and decided to try. Comfortable, well designed with a tight menu and wine list. Full and busy bar given proximity to Dupont Circle office crowd....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Martin D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My cousins and I went to brunch at Firefly. Our food was very good and we were impressed with their gluten free menu (my cousin has celiac disease). We were sat in a back room that didn’t have a lot of air circulation so we...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank emmabear44
Reviewed January 17, 2019

Great service and atmosphere. The lunch entrees were delicious (I had carrot soup and the kale and multigrain bowl). Greatly appreciate their discount for furloughed federal employees and their emphathy with our situation. Discount aside, though, the service was excellent and our lunchtime meal was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mapachitli
Firefly_wdc, Manager at Firefly, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Its sounds so healthy when you put it that way. Good thing it was delicious too. Thank you for joining us. I will pass on the kudos to the team.

Reviewed January 16, 2019

A nice restaurant with a pleasant atmosphere and good food and wonderful drinks from the bar. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Joan T
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

The environment was nice, with a bar and classy but relaxed patron. The food itself was ok, the burger I got was greasy and I didn’t like the sauce they put on it.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank st_muldoon
Reviewed January 1, 2019

The brussel sprouts and the hanger steak were to die for. The deviled eggs, the roasted cabbage, beans, etc were down right flavorless or bad tasting. The service was great, friendly, fast, and without question.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FrequentFlyers72
Reviewed December 16, 2018

The restaurant was very accommodating for our group. The service was very good. The staff was friendly. The food was delicious. The only reason it doesn't it a 5 star review was the inability to have a conversation without speaking very loudly across the table....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kimberly H
Firefly_wdc, Manager at Firefly, responded to this reviewResponded December 23, 2018

Thanks for the feedback Kimberly. Next time let us know if you have any preferences and we can try to seat you in a quieter room. Thanks again for joining us!

Reviewed December 9, 2018

Walked here from Dupont Circle Hotel. Highly recommend pot roast (specialty). Waiter bought grandson an unbaked cookie and sprinkles to decorate. Cookie baked and served after dinner. Great entertainment for us while we had cocktails.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bopbop7
Firefly_wdc, Manager at Firefly, responded to this reviewResponded December 23, 2018

It worked! I always hope the cookie distracts the kids just enough to enjoy adult conversation. Also I love cookies as much as the pot roast. It's been on the menu for 16 years!

Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for brunch. Ridiculously cheap bloody Mary’s and mimosas were a bit plus but food was pricey for small portions. Service with a smile!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mgcampbell1101
Fireflt-dc, Manager at Firefly, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2018

Plenty of coffee keeps the team smiling all morning so ya'll can start the day. Many thanks from the Tree Huggers.

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April 12, 2017|
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Response from RoadTripper516 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure.....recommend a call
April 27, 2016|
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Response from Holokauahi | Reviewed this property |
Not necessarily, although always a good idea. Usually they can seat a couple, although during the busy period between 6 and 7:30, it could be tough. Four or more guests, always worth calling ahead.
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