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535 N Richard Jackson Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407-3616 (Front Beach Rd.)
+1 850-249-3359
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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201 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently ate at Firefly when in Panama City Beach based on the reviews. When we arrived they were going to seat us in the main dining room. It is a very nice space, but it we were eating an early dinner and the dining room wasn't full and it seemed a bit stuffy. We ate at the bar and... More 

Thank casa1234
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I decided to try Firefly as our splurge meal on the trip. We had great hesitancy when we pulled up and saw that the restaurant was located in a rather deserted shopping mall. However we read the positive reviews so we decided to give it a chance. At the check-in desk the greeter could not find our... More 

1 Thank J Y
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little pricey, however, well worth it. We got the grouper and it was the best we have ever had. So fresh. The Brussel sprouts were phenomenal. The carpaccio was good, if you like that kind of thing. This place is a must to Visit if you are looking for excellent food and willing to spend a little money. Service... More 

1 Thank mike c
DaveTrepanier, Owner at Firefly, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about Firefly. The Grouper is one of our staples when it comes to our seafood options. It is always a great pleasure to hear that we are serving our customers well. We look forward to serving you again soon. Gratefully,Firefly More 

Toronto, Canada
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84 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nicely appointed restaurant and my meal was very tasty. We were a large group with a fixed menu so I can only speak to our menu but the prime rib was very good. The service was very attentive and timely, particularly considering the size of our group. It is in a strip mall but do not be... More 

Thank jboToronto_Canada
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Panama City for business and my husband got a babysitter and flew from Phoenix out there for our Anniversary. :) I looked up reviews for a place that was romantic and had something other than seafood (he's allergic). This place had great reviews and looked romantic. Plus it was open on a Monday! A lot of places... More 

Thank Kelley J
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our dinner was delicious and the service was excellent. I had grouper and my husband ordered the snapper, both were well seasoned. Nicolas, our server was very attentive. Recommend reservations especially on weekend and in season

Thank tonya c
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's romance meets fine dining at Panama City Beach. The food is excellent and is oozing with atmospheric charm. Well worth the price. This is the way to go guys if you want to impress your girl.

Thank Stephanie W
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks a million Demetri for being our server. We felt hospitality from the moment we walked in. Our visit was 11-17-16 , my husband made reservations for 7pm we were seated promptly in the second dinning area due to group reservation for the main attraction dinning room. We couldn't have been more pleased. Our dinning are was elegant and romantic.... More 

Thank palmprincess2
Houston, Texas
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always enjoy the cuisine at Firefly. Combined with the excellent service, you can ask for more! The servers as well as the manager are very personable.

Thank barbara f
Birmingham, Alabama
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217 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love the atmosphere with their tree inside with lights on it.We went early for reduced prices then.we ordered the salad and their crab cakes.they were very good and we had enough to take some home .we enjoyed the atmosphere and constant attention with 7 hostesses to great and check on you.our waiter was funny and very helpful.

Thank rebelwebb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$42
Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 535 N Richard Jackson Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407-3616
    (Front Beach Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-249-3359
Casual Fine Dining at it"s Finest! Firefly specializes locally caught seafood, mouthwatering steaks seared on an 1800 degree broiler, fresh sushi and artisan pizzas. Winner of Florida Trend's Golden Spoon Award, 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!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?