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“Impressive Dining Experience”
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Firefly
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Price range: $14 - $42
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Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Front Beach Rd.
Description: Casual Fine Dining at it"s Finest! Firefly specializes locally caught seafood, mouthwatering steaks seared on an 1800 degree broiler, wild game, fresh sushi and artisan pizzas. Winner of Florida Trend's Golden Spoon Award, OpenTable's 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America, Urbanspoon's Top 250 High End Restaurant and Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence, quality of food and service is Firefly's mission. The atmosphere is more like New York City than Panama City. Firefly is the locals choice for a romantic night out, or a special occasion. Firefly has also played host to Country Music Stars, Heisman Trophy winners and the President of The United States. Firefly was one of eight restaurants selected to cook for the athletes and dignitaries in the USA House at the 2012 London Olympics. We want it to be much more than dinner, we want to treat you to a unique dining experience!
Reviewed February 11, 2014

I was treated to dinner at Firefly while vacationing in PCB with my husband and sister. We decided to take advantage of an appetizer, the Brie with apricot jam, and upgraded the soup/salad option to She-crab soup for a bit extra and it was well worth it! We all ordered tenderloin, which was delicious. All courses were beautifully presented. A special touch with our coffee was a cookie nestled next to the cup on the saucer. All of the servers were attentive and polite and made us feel well-cared for. They made us feel as if they truly enjoyed our dining experience as much as we did! Atmosphere is appealing, food was excellent, table service was attentive. Highly recommend you make a reservation.

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Reviewed February 7, 2014

Our anniversary meal here was just plain wonderful. Murray, our waiter was outstanding, and recommend him if he's there. As others have reported, the she-crab soup is not to be missed. Since we are seniors, and knew there was a lot of food to be eaten, we shared this,and were glad we did. The Andouille crusted grouper was mouth-watering, and my wife's jumbo scallops certainly met the match! the entire experience made our day!

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Reviewed February 3, 2014

If you are in PCB area, I would highly recommend going to Firefly. The atmosphere is absolutely fantastic. The hostesses, servers, and bartenders are friendly and very attentive. I will only comment on the Sushi as this is what I went for, but I have no doubt that any food would be just as good. I ordered a couple Sushi rolls and the Devil's Advocate is one of the best Sushi rolls I have ever eaten. Also tried the Full Moon, which was also very good. Buy one roll get one half off from 5-7pm Sunday-Thursday, so two excellent rolls were $20, total....Needless to say, I will be going back soon!

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1  Thank Frugalphysio
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Reviewed February 3, 2014

We went to celebrate our Dad's 70th Birthday. Mom went to extra effort to reserve a table and tell them we were celebrating, so it was slightly insulting to be placed at a table that was right in the flow of traffic and engulfed by noise! That made it hard for both parents to communicate with staff or family members. Our family of 4 could easily been accommodated in one of the quieter alcoves. Our waitress was sporadic with her service, but the rest of the staff was friendly and attentive. The food was pretty good. I wasn't impressed with the She Crab soup that they're known for, but the sweetness was too much for me. It's certainly worth it to order off the Early Bird Menu. Nice choices with smaller portions, without hefty price tag! Both parents enjoyed their meal, so that's the biggest plus.

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1  Thank Pam F
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Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

We have been going to the firefly restaurant for years, The ambience and food is fantastic and it is a really nice setting for special occasions. We have celebrated our birthday here for the past five years and we love it every time

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