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“HolaOlas” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Firefly Restaurant & Bar

The Firefly Restaurant & Bar
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Caribbean, Asian, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Cash Only, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: The Firefly serves Thai/Caribbean food in an open air, outdoor setting directly on the Caribbean Ocean. We source locally and organically whenever possible and believe in using ingredients readily available to make up our menu. Because of this philosophy, our menu items may change daily. Contact us for special Occasion or private dining! We can create an amazing atmosphere! Contact at least 24 hours in advance if you wish to do a tasting menu, starting at 5 courses. Full bar, Cash only and reservations required. CLOSED TUES/WED
Seattle
2 reviews
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“HolaOlas”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2012

Lauren and Ryan are consummate hosts and have carved an ocean-side oasis out of the jungle on the west side of Old Bank. At Firefly, you listen to the waves gently lap against the shore as you recline on the beautiful wooden deck with a cocktail of your choice in hand. The experience does not end with the ideal location or welcoming owners. The food is excellent with a pan-Asian / new American gourmet sensibility and incorporating local seafood and other ingredients. We literally ordered everything on the menu and were not disappointed by any of the offerings. Worth mentioning that this is a great spot to view sunset.

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“Best food on Isla Bastimentos!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2012

Chef Lauren serves up some unbelievably delish food. We stayed a few doors down from the Firefly and it was often hard to make it past to try other restaurants on the island. Lauren and Ryan were so friendly and you can't beat the beautiful deck with ocean views. Highlights were the Jerk Chicken Enchiladas, Green Curry with chicken, Mahi tacos and the ceviche.

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