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Fire Fly

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310 Cass St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5707
(231) 932-1310
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

All those pictures of tables full of multiple small plates? That, do that. Grab a group of family and friends for happy hour and small plates. Extensive and unique drink menu is well made (ie perfect amount of booze). On the house starter/appetizer is garlic hummus with Pitta chips. So good you might be tempted to ask for another- despite... More 

1 Thank Allison F
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300 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food at this restaturant is really mediocre and they should really gie up on some dishes (especially the Asian ones). There are so many other places to eat that I'd def scratch this off your list. Really boring food for people with white-bread American taste.

Thank pyegirl
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been here several times while visiting the area over the past few years but most likely won't be back. Our family of four walked in at 6pm and were seated promptly at a visibly dirty table and handed filthy menus. Our waitress came over and very cheerfully announced to us that, 'There's a reservation at 7. It's 6 now... More 

Thank lelic741
De Pere, Wisconsin
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There were many things to love about Fire Fly - the eclectic menu which included small plates, sushi, sandwiches and burgers, the contemporary atmosphere, and the service. I tipped over a cocktail and my waitress quickly brought me another one -- and when the bill came I noticed that she had not charged me for the first drink. The food... More 

Thank ERosewall
Fulton, Missouri
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our aunt and uncle recommended the Fire Fly-they love the place! Our food was great, the service was prompt and kind, the music was great, the menu had a great variety, and the seating outside was very comfortable! I would highly recommend the Fire Fly.

Thank kneudecker
Paris, France
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there on a thursday for dinner and there were very few people but the music was so loud we could not speak. After three requests to turn it down, the answer was that the management wants to be know as a music club and so they would not turn it down. Request for some milk for some coffee was... More 

Thank foryoumydear
Travis B, General Manager at Fire Fly, responded to this review

Hello The music choice at Firefly is to promote a fun and upbeat atmosphere. We as a management team try our best to accommodate to all of our guests. Unfortunately we can't be everything for everyone. We are not a club and don't desire to be. I apologize that the music was not to your liking. We don't always carry... More 

Traverse City, Michigan
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72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoy the outdoor seating area and it was a good thing because service was very slow, maybe it was just our waitress. Entree and salad were good..

Thank john and linda h
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Very good veggie burger. The pita bread and dip is to die for!! Nice decor. Salads are huge and drinks are superb. Nice outdoor seating area as well.

Thank SassyRN40
Traverse City
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174 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Fire Fly is a good choice in downtown TC. It is 2 blocks off Front street, so not as crowded as the places there. The sushi is very good and the martinis are generous. Fire Fly has quite a few outdoor tables with views of the Boardman river. The service has been very good on multiple occasions.

Thank JohnnyHHHHH
Findlay, Ohio
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91 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I will be honest: at first, this place didn't seem very appealing to me. However, once I realized that Fire Fly was a small-plate restaurant (my favorite kind) I began to get more excited. Then, when I actually tried the small plates, I was blown away. Going food-wise, this was the best restaurant I've ever eaten at. My family ordered... More 

Thank SeaGreenSnail1009

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
American, Sushi, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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

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