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$3 - $25
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Cajun & Creole
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Reviewed 1 week ago

request to be waited on by Jamie! Unbelievable waiter. Made us laugh made it fun and was on point all night! The food was amazing. Best fried chicken I’ve had in a while.

Date of visit: June 2021
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AM_Kat, Agency / Consultant at Firefly's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for you "amazing" review, Nicky! We really, really appreciate it. Glad Jamie took good care of you.

Reviewed May 2, 2021 via mobile

Here’s the thing with Firefly’s. The BBQ is average, but you go there to have a fun evening out. Looking at the menu, you could. I arrived and ordered the Voodoo Juice, it sounded delicious. I waited more than 20 minutes and blew through my...round of appetizers before it arrived. Here’s where my server was great. She really lit a fire under the bar staff, but it didn’t do any good. I figured out why the bar staff is so poor. After watching everyone else’s drinks go by me, the bartenders focus on the easy drinks before making the pain in the ass to make mixers. I saw beers and whiskey flights go by. Then, the cocktails. On top of that, the bartenders are inconsistent. Each round I ordered tasted wildly different. But back to the food. The BBQ is average. I call it average because it comes out moist, and not moist in a good way. And it’s the sauce that gives it the flavor. All good BBQ comes with a rub on it that enables the BBQ to stand up on its own, without a sauce. If I were to go back, I could eat just the bacon. The caramelized coating sticks to your teeth and probably your thighs all night. It’s amazing. The mashed potatoes were great as well. Firefly’s is worth a try. Just not another 35 minute drive for me. The bar staff needs training; it started my evening off there poorly.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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AM_Kat, Agency / Consultant at Firefly's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2021

Thanks for your candid review, Fiona. We appreciate the feedback and will work to address your concerns. We hope that you will give us another chance — and when you do, please be sure to ask to speak with the owner or manager if you...More

Reviewed April 28, 2021

Been to Fireflys several times This visit was different because of COVID but the food was still great ! The ham tasted delicious my son in law let me taste I had the Steak tips , Just delicious. Our waiter was Jaime a guy. He...was very pleasent, and courteous . Great visit and followed COVID PROTOCOLS. THANK YOU , KATHLEEN M. TURINI. PANZARELLA FAMILYMore

Date of visit: March 2021
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AM_Kat, Agency / Consultant at Firefly's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2021

Thank YOU, Kathleen, for your 5-star review. We really appreciate it.

Reviewed April 4, 2021

Easter happened to be my birthday too. So we go the family picnic combo for 4 and everything was great. Pickup and take out right in their parking lot. Well done and the food was great.

Date of visit: April 2021
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AM_Kat, Agency / Consultant at Firefly's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2021

Happy birthday, Ira! Thank you for your kind review. We really appreciate it.

Reviewed March 28, 2021

Yesterday we took out a picnic for 4 with ribs, chicken and sides. Everything including the pick up was very good. We've eaten here several times in the past, and we've been to events they have catered. It's always been excellent. This is the best...BBQ place I know of in MA. We've also had BBQ down South in many states, and this is a lot better. 3 thumbs up, worth a trip, and recommended!More

Date of visit: March 2021
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AM_Kat, Agency / Consultant at Firefly's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2021

Thanks so much for your enthusiastic recommendation, mrolds69! We truly appreciate it! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed March 28, 2021

We were a party of 6 and every one of us agreed that the food was delicious. The ribs were the best! Great portions and value and the staff and ambience were great as well!

Date of visit: March 2021
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AM_Kat, Agency / Consultant at Firefly's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2021

Thanks so much for your kind review, Patricia! We really appreciate it, and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed February 13, 2021 via mobile

Firefly’s is such a fun and super delicious place to eat. It is clean and safe. Temp taken at the door. Table just sanitized. The waitstaff are so friendly and helpful. Extensive drink menu. Bourbon Smash so good! The food was better than expected with...plenty served. Tender and flavorful brisket with delicious sauces. The Bodacious Brisket Bowl was layers of deliciousness! We will return!More

Date of visit: February 2021
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AM_Kat, Agency / Consultant at Firefly's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2021

Thanks for you kind review, whitaker1956! We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed February 9, 2021 via mobile

Been to firefly many times and I have yet to be disappointed. The food was fantastic and the service was prompt and very attentive. Best BBQ in the area

Date of visit: February 2021
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AM_Kat, Agency / Consultant at Firefly's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2021

Thanks for your kind review, Miusa! We really appreciate it.

Reviewed February 6, 2021

We LOVE this place. We've been coming for years. The place has changed, but only for the better - outdoor dining in the warm weather - newly renovated bar area - clean - all safety measures complied with for COVID-19 restrictions. We felt absolutely cared...for from the minute we pulled into the parking lot. You are directed by cones and signs on how and where to park your car (lots of snow to navigate, too). Because it was SuperBowl LV weekend, there were plenty of take-out customers in line in their cars, too. Friendly staff - outgoing, making great suggestions. We had Jerry as our waiter. He was good. Perhaps, too good! He talked us into the pastrami ribs, but by the time we were ready to order, they were all gone! How's that for sales (not his fault; just a joke)! Anyway, the owner, Steve, came by two times to see how we were and how we liked our dinners. Now, that's great service. As for our food, we ALWAYS get the jumbo, smoked BBQ wings (not the 5 count - the 10 count!). Those babies came home with us (for the game, of course). We got ribs. We got corn bread. Great sides. Lots of take home tonight because their portions are huge. So, if you are thinking about Sunday BBQ and there's too much snow outside to get to your grill, call this place and go pick it up. Or, for your next dinner out, drive to this restaurant and invite some friends. You will have a great time. Then, this will be your go-to BBQ place in Central or Metro-West Massachusetts. Oh, and don't forget, they do Catering, too.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed December 2, 2020

We've been going here for years, but also just ordered the Thanksgiving Harvest catering package. Everything was outstanding, and it all came pre-packaged and was very easy to heat up and serve. I highly recommend it, the smoked turkey was awesome and a nice change...of pace on Thanksgiving.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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AM_Kat, Agency / Consultant at Firefly's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2020

Thanks so much for your kind review, Steve — we really appreciate it! We’re so glad you had a healthy and delicious Thanksgiving. Be well.

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lymika2013
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Response from FireflysBBQ | Property representative |
Yes, please call the restaurant directly at 508-357-8883 to make a reservation.
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Response from edwardandkarenl | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for such a delay. There is a parking lot
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Response from Zella H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, on Sundays only. It's a great way to samjple they food. The buffet is very nice! Steve, the ower usually gomes around and meet and great - nice touch, and he is such a nice guy too.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Firefly's BBQ

Yes, Firefly's BBQ offers takeout services.

Yes, Firefly's BBQ offers delivery services.

Firefly's BBQ is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4