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535 Richard Jackson Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407 (Front Beach Rd.)
+1 850-249-3359
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The service was above and beyond but the food wasn't amazing. I still gave this restaurant 5 stars because of how good the service was and the ease of reservations. I do believe that the menu is lacking a bit, some of our family members had trouble finding something they'd like.

Thank Josh R
Aubrey, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The wait staff was good as was the food. The salads we had were a little over-dressed and the caprina was average. We had the dishes our waitress recommended (scallops, she crab soup, and Caesar salad) and all of those were delicious. But my husband had the tuna entree and he said the salad had way too much soy on... More 

Thank Anna M
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

we were told by our friends about this place so I did make a reservation. thank goodness I did because by the time we left there was a 2bhour wait. had a great waiter and the food was excellent. had the she crab soup and it was to die for. everything else we had was also very good

Thank Judi P
Hickory, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great wait staff and food! Kobe carpaccio is out of this world! Nice, sophisticated atmosphere. Will be back again next year!

Thank leholley03
Greenville, South Carolina
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236 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited here for dinner for my birthday. Being a cheapskate we took advantage of the early bird specials. This is a really nice restaurant that serves high quality food. We all got different entrees and everyone was pleased with their entrees. The early bird specials are ideal for those that don't have a huge appetite. I wouldn't say they... More 

Thank mjswansona
Dothan, Alabama
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to Firefly and we have been going to beach for many years, but they are fairly new to the scene. Made reservations using Open Table. Atmosphere is great and did not have to wait. Server was fantastic! Made us feel like our wish was his command. Great margaritas to start! Our server made all of... More 

Thank Debra V
Nashville, Arkansas
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted to have a dress up night while in panama city beach with family. It was wonderdul. The flordia salad, with tomatoes and peaches was grwat. We all enjoyed trying all the different butters that came with the bread. I had shrimp and grits and while they were not best grits I have ever had, they were good and the... More 

Thank tckwest
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here with my boyfriend to celebrate our anniversary. The service and food beat our expectations. The atmosphere was absolutely beautiful. I don't think I have ever spent so much on a meal but it was completely worth it. I definitely plan on coming back the next time I am in Panama City Beach.

Thank Sarah L
Boca Raton, Florida
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was not sure what to expect when our nav system brought us to the shopping center. However, we had been told by several that this was a must visit. It did not disappoint! We were greeted promptly by a manager as well as a hostess when we arrived a little early for our 8:00 reservation. We were escorted to "the... More 

Thank jcperrin14
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service, food and atmosphere! Great music for a romantic dinner, I highly recommend the Kobe carpaccio, yellow tail sashimi and steak and lobster.

Thank Brandi O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $42
Steakhouse, American, Sushi, Gluten Free, Seafood
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 535 Richard Jackson Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
    (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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?