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Firefly's BBQ

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350 East Main Street, Marlborough, MA 01752
+1 508-357-8883
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here last year, and it was a great meal. This year while visiting our son we had to come back. Firefly's did not disappoint. As always they serve the fresh cucumber salad at your table, looked forward to this. Tried the small pizza with pulled pork, it was great. Surprising entree was stuffed waffles and chicken. Waffle batter was... More 

Thank Donna M
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went because we saw on phantom gourmet. May not be the best BBQ we've had in New England but definitely in the top five.

Thank lnaboston
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service is good, the food is not bad, I tried winds and I was surprised because there was many and big wins., I couldn't finish them. The price is good, in general Firefly's is so normal.

Thank Vidalina M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a group of 7, long wait on a saturday night. i thought my food was delicious. put at us two tables pushed together and they were not level at all. the sauces and hot sauces were a neat concept. good environment. service was kind of interesting. our waitress seemed unsure of anything wasn't the most helpful

Thank Sarah B
Norton, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband loves bbq and when we saw Firefly on Phantom Gourmet-he had to try it! We were not disappointed! Great staff, food was amazing and the variety of condiments and sauces was fantastic. Owner stopped by our table a few times to check on is and gave my hubby a big slice of birthday cake on the house. Great... More 

Thank sharpy1957
Framingham, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Try the St Louis and baby back ribs and ask for them well done with either Memphis or Texas sauce. Lots of side dishes to choose from.

Thank bsk_10
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This specific visit was for take out for July4th. Excellent service. Everything was ready at the agreed upon time with the high quality delicious BBQ we have come to expect fro Firefly's. normally we dine in. Sunday brunch has a nice assortment. The food is always good. Sometimes there just isn't enough help.

Thank Cindy T
Northborough, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Firefly's on Halloween weekend; the staff was all dressed up. It was a festive atmosphere. The food was good--lots of options, though my husband stuck to his safety choice when trying a new restaurant: steak tips. They came out exactly as he ordered them. His only disappointment was the pan seared vegetables which were almost completely onions... More 

Thank Susana P
Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with some friends who are like my second family. I loved every minute of it. Great atmosphere and big portions of food. The service was excellent along with the food. I had the chicken po Boi with coleslaw and steak fries started off with some cucumber salad. Talk about delicious all around definitely coming back the next time... More 

Thank mbruni611
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic meal here tonight. Really enjoyed our crab cakes, ribs, chicken and pulled pork... sides too. Enjoyed the condiment bar that they have here as well... esp. those tiny ears of corn. Lots of beers, well priced. Service from Mariah was perfect! Great seeing the owner walking around to each table making sure everyone was happy... wish more owners/managers would... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $25
American, Bar, Barbecue, Cajun & Creole, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 East Main Street, Marlborough, MA 01752
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Marlborough
  • Phone Number: +1 508-357-8883
After Winning More Than 20 National Bar-B-Que Awards Owner Steve Uliss won the Massachusetts State BBQ Championships and represented the Commonwealth in the Jack Daniels World Invitational Barbecue Competition.

"It took me about nine years to perfect my rib recipe... Now you can sink your choppers into some of the best bar-b-que on the planet, right here at Firefly's... And the awards keep piling up to prove it!"

Walk into one of our restaurants and, in addition to receiving a warm welcome with Southern-style hospitality, you'll be greeted by the mouthwatering aromas of authentic American bar-b-que.

We smoke our meats for up to 12 hours, blending apple, cherry and hickory woods to create the signature red smoke ring that identifies the genuine low-fire, slow-cooking process of true bar-b-que. We offer four different styles of ribs and mop sauces from around the South including North and South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.

In addition to bar-b-cue, you'll find many other Southern specialties on our menu including Cracklin' Bread, Fried Chicken, Red Beans 'n Rice, Sweet Potato Pecan Puddin' and more!

We're also New England's largest BBQ Caterer catering parties for 20 to 20,000! Be sure to check out our Catering Menu if you're even thinkin' about having a party.

Kick back, relax, and enjoy Firefly's award-winning bar-b-que and Southern fare at our restaurant, take a feast home, or let us cater your next big party or get together.

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