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Firefly Restuarant

American, Bar, Pub
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575 Depot Street, Manchester, VT
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Cave Creek
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great find! As soon as we got out of the car we smelled something good. My husband had the Rachel ( kind of like a Ruben) and I had the chicken salad sandwich with bacon. So delicious. The weather was perfect so we sat on the deck. Service was just right, not rushed but not sitting and waiting... More 

Thank Stefanie J
Westerly, Rhode Island
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

after trying to find a place for a nice dinner on a Monday night in August, as all the fancier ones are closed, we ended up here. A bar with booths on other side of wall. It was clean, limited menu, but my husband chose the Baked seafood which he said was great. I had a Rueben, nothing special, no... More 

Thank kwar
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

The Firefly is the local version of Cheers. Everyone knows your name and most importantly, they know what you drink! Weekly specials like wing night and taco Tuesday's are big hits but you will not go wrong ordering off the menu. Newly remodeled with new seating and tables this place is clean and relaxing. Load up the car and bring... More 

Thank Josh W
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

What a refreshing change to busy restaurants that seem to make you feel like you should rush. The family feel was great, we felt welcome, not rushed, and the food was delicious!!! I especially loved their sandwiches and dill pickles and can't wait to go back for another lunch with friends this summer while I'm vacationing!!

Thank susanj329
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Went on a busy Friday night and it was full, with 2 women trying to handle everyone. Real poor management. Disturbing that the lights flickered occasionally - unnerving. Seems to be a local joint and should stay that way, too many other places in Manchester to go back here

Thank Richard W
Branford, Connecticut
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88 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Diane and I stopped in the Firefly to have a drink while we had to wait for our room. Diane had a glass of wine $6.50 I had House Margarita $ 7.50 then had a Lagunitas Undercover $6.75. This is a old bar with old worn out floors and a lot of character. The food looked good coming out of... More 

1 Thank George N
Orland Park, IL
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

We each had The Fly Burger (crumbled blue cheese and bacon on an english muffin) and a couple of craft beers on a rainy afternoon. The staff was very friendly and the food was great.

Thank Travel261
Dorset, Vermont
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Firefly is technically a "tapas sports bar" and it also has the best burgers and fries in town. It's also a local "news-gossip" hangout so if you want to hear what people are talking about in town do go here!

1 Thank davidhnichols
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

We from Sunderland and have been here a couple dozen times in the last 3-4 years. Not once have we ever had a bad meal (entree or a sandwich). The drinks are great and fairly priced. Wait staff and bartenders are ALWAYS top notch people who make you feel very welcome. They work hard too serving the many customers. If... More 

Thank JWN12
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by the gas attendant next door. We were not disappointed. Great place to eat off the highway. Blackened chicken, avocado turkey club and the mushroom burger were all excellent.

Thank mcnamak

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 575 Depot Street, Manchester, VT
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 802-362-3721
this used to be Maxwell's Flat Road Grill, which sold about a month ago, and by the way, is MUCH better, you really need to list it, btw, I am a regular, but that is neither here nor there. They are doing very well with both locals and tourists which is a welcome change, phone number is the same, owner is Susan and Jon French, please give them visibility on this site, for the record, this location has a deep and long history, starting as the Taco House in the 70's- 80's, OTL (Out to Lunch) in the 80's-90's, then Maxwell the past 9 years , now Firefly. People still come in and call it the Taco House, imagine that,,, regards, wmfox@att.net if any questions

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