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535 N Richard Jackson Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407-3616 (Front Beach Rd.)
+1 850-249-3359
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Panama City Beach, FL, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

The Firefly restaurant is located across the street from the Gulf of Mexico. Upon driving up, not very impressive: it is located in what appears to be a mid-70's strip mall. However, when opening their front door....Wow!! Beautiful foyer area situated directly in front of a full wall bar. Overall, the ambience of this restaurant is amazing. Very classy and... More 

Thank stevenfJ3560LP
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nothing beats a night out at FireFly. Great food, excellent staff and affordable. The She Crab BIsque is the best, bar none.

Thank smithgary1
Boston, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Many restaurants are closed this month but Firefly is open and great as always. This time we tried the "early bird special" and were throughly happy. Martinis were great and the service excellent.

Thank drasco2015
Elliot Lake, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We 've been twice for the Early Bird Special. Such terrific value and top quality food. The atmosphere is very nice, the staff were very attentive and personable. We have found a new favourite restaurant in Panama City Beach. Go, you won't be disappointed.

Thank B6108LNbarbarad
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55 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

...this one deserves your attention. They have some unusual market twists. For instance, they offer a soup sampler of their three soups, which is worth a try. Entrees were, as one would expect, oriented towards seafood, mainly grouper and snapper. Sauces, important to fish, were excellent. There is an early-bird special which runs until 6:30 most of the week.

Thank WarehamPunter
Saint Augustine, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There were four of us in town on a project. We were staying nearby, and thought we would try it with so many good recommendations. The appearance fooled us. The exterior in a shopping center is deceiving - we walked in and were pleasantly surprised (and a little under-dressed, ie... shorts and tee shirts). But they were very accommodating and... More 

Thank Bob F
Prattville, Alabama
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The title says it all. The soups were outstanding. The spicy and sweet shrimp appetizer fantastic. Both meals perfect. We come to Panama City Beach twice a year, so we'll be back in May. Can't wait.

Thank Ralph R
London, Canada
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132 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We (2 couples) thoroughly enjoyed our selections from the Sunset menu. The she crab soup was out of this world. We also enjoyed the calamari appetizer, chef salad, beef tenderloin medallions, crab cakes and salmon. Each course was expertly served and artfully plated. Portions were generous and the early bird prices much appreciated. It was the best meal we have... More 

Thank grandma_sue63
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We just finished a wonderful meal at Firefly in Panama City Beach! We went early to enjoy the Sunset Special and we were pleased with the variety of offerings for such a reasonable price. The escargot in puff pastry was tender, not rubbery, with a delicious, buttery sauce. The salads were exceptionally crisp and fresh; we especially liked the peppercorn... More 

Thank Marge M
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While expensive, this is THE place for special event. Great food and service. I had heard about this venue but had never tried it, My mistake!!!

Thank James G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$14 - $42
Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 535 N Richard Jackson Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407-3616
    (Front Beach Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-249-3359
Casual Fine Dining at it"s Finest! Firefly specializes locally caught seafood, mouthwatering steaks seared on an 1800 degree broiler, fresh sushi and artisan pizzas. Winner of Florida Trend's Golden Spoon Award, Top 250 High End Restaurant and Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence, quality of food and service is Firefly's mission. The atmosphere is more like New York City than Panama City. Firefly is the locals choice for a romantic night out, or a special occasion. Firefly has also played host to Country Music Stars, Heisman Trophy winners and the President of The United States. Firefly was one of eight restaurants selected to cook for the athletes and dignitaries in the USA House at the 2012 London Olympics. We want it to be much more than dinner, we want to treat you to a unique dining experience!

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?