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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 - 10:00 pm
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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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Lake City, Michigan
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 

Thank _pgparkerforbes
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Cadillac, Michigan
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for the sushi, throughly enjoyed it. Good beer selection, drink menu was even better. Wednesday they have buy one get one small plates, place is pretty $$ but the deal makes it worth it. Trendy place, we sat in the bar, walked from our hotel, staff was all great.

Thank Molly K
Lambertville, Michigan
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Thank SofaKing
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 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 

Thank Mandy D
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 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

Thank Burt A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 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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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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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
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?