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Fire Fly

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310 Cass St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5707
+1 231-932-1310
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Traverse City, Michigan
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped in after a downtown event and found the food and service to both be very good. Our waiter was friendly and prompt and was able to accurately describe menu items.

Thank Old_Chief1
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went twice and both times food was undercooked and yet took forever to prepare. Won't be going here again.

Thank Fuji P
Knoxville, Tennessee
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on an extremely busy New Year's Eve without reservations. Nevertheless we were worked into bar seating very quickly. The service was prompt and friendly. Two of our entrees - whitefish and a Caesar salad - were quite good and an excellent value. The whitefish was properly cooked and flavorful. The mash potato side was very well received. The... More 

Thank pinkfroggy9
Traverse City, Michigan
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hands down, the best spot for lunch, happy hour or dinner. We love Firefly and sushi Tuesdays! Service is always fantastic and food is great!!

Thank Jennifer H
San Clemente, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

Simply, probably the most underrated restaurant in TC. We do date nights here, and also lunch is great. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Corey G
Traverse City MI
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202 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

The place to end on Thursday if you like Martinis. Small plates if you like or full dinners. Service is excellent.

Thank Wayne P
Plymouth, MN
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131 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Happened on this place during our visit to TC and found it very enjoyable. The deal is a buy one, get one on appetizers (I think it's only Tuesday evenings). So my wife and I ordered the calamari and the potstickers. Both were great. The calamari was spicy in one way and the potstickers with accompanying sauce were spicy in... More 

Thank Tom C
Lake City, Michigan
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

This was one of our favorite restaurants in TC. We haven't been there for several months but I took an out of town friend there for lunch yesterday. I was surprised at the menu as it had seriously changed since my last visit. But I was hopeful it was even better. Not so.... I ordered fish tacos and had to... More 

1 Thank _pgparkerforbes
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Get the pitcher of sangria! Very light and refreshing for a hot summer day! Not too many options that are vegetarian friendly but the sweet potato fries and California sushi rolls were a big hit. Great location with a great atmosphere. Would recommend to anyone visiting Traverse City.

1 Thank Daniellelise1
Cadillac, Michigan
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Went last night with another couple for my wife birthday.......yes , it was her 21st AGAIN. After 23 yrs of being 21, she still isn't tired of it. This was our first time here, a very nice and friendly waitress named Caroline waited on us. We all had sushi, crab Rangoons , a couple different salads, and an amazing carrot... More 

Thank 562jason

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $23
Bar, American, International, Sushi, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 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
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: +1 231-932-1310
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?