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Fire Fly

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310 Cass St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5707
(231) 932-1310
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Lambertville, Michigan
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Trying something different when in town. This by far has been one of the best so far. Both my husband and I had the trout that was on special. It was excellent. My husband is still talking about it. We tried several different sushi rolls for the first time which was very good as well. Our server was very attentive... More 

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Thank Kelly W
Macomb, Michigan
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As frequent TC visitors, we wanted to explore some places off the beaten path and we found this place on an early Saturday evening around 4pm. First off, nice location. It's right along the Boardman river and has a nice outdoor seating area if you so choose. We were able to sit right down at the time we arrived but... More 

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Thank SofaKing
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were having a late dinner and wanted something out of the center of town. This place came recommend by a waitress at a different restaurant! The food was wonderful. My husband cut his steak with his fork! We sat at the bar and the bar tender was super friendly. She recommended one of the deserts, flourless chocolate peanut butter... More 

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Thank Mandy D
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food ok Took way too long. They are trying to be hip and cool. Food avg Wife liked veggie burger. Spider roll sushi not great Not worth the money

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We originally went here due to their longer hours than most places around and the food was great. They have a small menu but it has a wide array of cultural choices for everyone. Simple sandwiches to steak to Sushi (Tuesdays special). You must try the frat fries.

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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Went for breakfast and we could tell that they were trying to diverge from a traditional breakfast menu. The restaurant itself is bright and open air with a nice view of the downtown but the food was just average. An odd note was when the waitress took my coffee order and I asked for milk it was like I had... More 

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Thank Jeff R
cedar mi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

we chose an outside table right by the river - so pleasant! we've always been pleased with their small plates and sushi and it was great again. the calamari, fish tacos, dragon roll and spider roll were just perfect. Great staff and service also

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Traverse City, Michigan
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314 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Daughter and I stopped here for a quick dinner before a concert. I hadn't been there in years. Dining room is very pleasant and airy. Lots of seating outside, much of it at rivers edge. She got the sushi and sweet potato fries and I got the Traverse salad w/chicken and a cup of creative soup. She liked the sushi,... More 

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Thank Bill H
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

We started out our bachelorette weekend here, and the food was great. They have a nice outdoor area and reasonable prices. Very fun!

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Thank Sarah R
Sylvania, OH
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

Great restaurant, close to downtown, easy to get to. Not a huge menu, but really good. Fish tacos are great, and probably healthy. Good beer selection, and on the boardwalk of the Boardman. Wait staff was helpful in recommending wheres and hows. Hope to get back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $23
Cuisine
Bar, American, International, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 Cass St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5707
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: (231) 932-1310
Description
Located in downtown Traverse City, on the banks of the Boardman River, Fire Fly specializes in small plates, sushi, and martinis. Dine inside or riverside on the patio! Fire Fly offers daily specials including Happy Hour every day from 3pm to 6 pm. Fire Fly is proof that great food doesn't have to be expensive. We offer a wide selection of local, national and international wines, and our craft beer selection is extensive. Our knowledgeable staff can help pair the perfect wine or craft beer with your dinner!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?