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Firefly American Bistro

22 Concord St, Manchester, NH 03101-1841
+1 603-935-9740
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (21 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
22 Concord St, Manchester, NH 03101-1841
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great little restaurant! Went for my first time this week while entertaining out of state friends. We are foodies so shared and tried a lot of things! Here goes...the go-go dip....MUST HAVE!!! The spinach salad w/ goat cheese, diving! We shared fish n...More

Thank hollybelle210
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fire Fly has a full bar and makes solid drinks, including specialty drinks like a blood orange margarita and marmalade whiskey sour. The seafood chowder was excellent--not too thick. The caesar salad was crisp and plentiful, and the braised beef ribs large enough to share....More

Thank traveltype8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this restaurant and is our favorite in Manchester. Four of us went there last night and each were completely satisfied with all of our selections. They are very accommodating of my allergies and adjust the scallop dish for me. Last night, we had...More

Thank mlbeigel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our time here. The service was so, so friendly and attentive. They have a great menu with a good range of options. Everyone in our group enjoyed their plates - the Asian noodle salad was especially a big hit. They were also very...More

Thank danibrig
Reviewed August 16, 2018

First time experience on 08-15-18 we ordered two dishes one of them was a filet to be cooked med\well the other was the short ribs. The filet came out burnt and the short ribs came out amazing! i brought it to the waiters attn: (...More

Thank Steve03054
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Hi Steve, Thank you so much for your review, and for your honest feedback regarding your recent experience with us. While I’m sorry to hear that everything wasn’t up to our usual standards with your dinner this time around, I am very glad that we’ll...More

Reviewed August 8, 2018

Visiting the area on business and had dinner at Firefly our first night. Looked interesting online and we were not disappointed. The food was outstanding. We both enjoyed our appetizers as well as our main dishes as well as the feel of the restaurant.More

Thank Thomas K
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Hi Thomas, Thank you so much for your review - we're very glad to hear that you enjoyed your dinner with us! Thank you for your compliments on our outstanding food; hopefully this means we'll be able to see you again when you're back in...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

The address of firefly is meisleading, because if you look for an antrance on Concord Street, you won't find it. The entrance is off a parking lot around the building from the address. However, once inside, it was worth the search. We were a party...More

1  Thank laurencer466
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Hi Laurencer, Thank you so much for your compliments regarding our excellent food and attentive service - we are all so glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent dining experience with us, and hopefully this means we'll be able to see you again soon....More

Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a restaurant to top off a week in New Hampshire and we chose Firefly based on good reviews and three words on their menu...lamb shank & duck. We were not disappointed. We both had the smoked seafood chowder as an appetizer...More

1  Thank smmiller57
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Hi Smmiller, Thank you so much for sharing your recent experience with our great service and food! We’re so glad that you are a fan, and hope that we’ll be able to see you and your wife again when you’re back in New Hampshire. Until...More

Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

We were in town for wedding. Checked out TripAdvisor and the reviews were good. We enjoyed the restaurant. They have an amazing cocktail menu. Drinks were delicious. We started with the appetizer special fried shrimp is a sweet chili sauce. Yummy! Both of our entrees...More

Thank Cheryl L
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2018

Hi Cheryl, Thank you so much for your review, and for all of your compliments regarding our amazing cocktails and excellent food. Your recommendation means a lot to us, and we hope to see you again when you're back in town! Cheers, Rachael, Manager

Reviewed July 23, 2018

We were traveling with our 5 month old puppy on our way to a camping getaway and stopped at Firefly to grab some lunch. The staff was very friendly to both us and our pup, bringing her a big bowl of water and lots of...More

Thank firstchairlastcall
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Hi Luke, Thank you very much for your review, and for your compliments on our dog friendly patio, service, and food! We hope this means that we’ll be able to see you (and your puppy) again soon! Cheers, Rachael, Manager

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I have seen upscale Jeans to jacket and tie!
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No, we dressed casual with no problems and did not feel out of place. Also, it was -30 degrees on the evening we were there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $32
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Concord St, Manchester, NH 03101-1841
    (near Elm & Lowell Streets)
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 603-935-9740
  • E-mail
Description
Firefly American Bistro & Bar is a casually upscale American bistro situated in the heart of Manchester"s downtown district. Firefly embraces the concept of comfort dining by offering inspired classic American fare in a warm, inviting atmosphere. Firefly's extensive wine list, craft beer selections, and creative cocktails compliment the time-honored yet innovative creations of Chef David Becker's seasonal menus, which burst with flavors from around the world. The uptown atmosphere is accentuated by downtown hospitality and friendly, professional service.
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