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“Date night”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Fire Fly

Fire Fly
Ranked #50 of 298 Restaurants in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$23
Cuisines: Bar, American, International, Sushi
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Good for: Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Drinks, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Located in downtown Traverse City, on the banks of the Boardman River, Fire Fly specializes in small plates, sushi, and martinis. Dine inside or riverside on the patio! Fire Fly offers daily specials including Happy Hour every day from 3pm to 6 pm. Fire Fly is proof that great food doesn't have to be expensive. We offer a wide selection of local, national and international wines, and our craft beer selection is extensive. Our knowledgeable staff can help pair the perfect wine or craft beer with your dinner!
Dayton, Ohio
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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Date night”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Stopped by the Fire Fly last week for our weekly date night while we were in Traverse City, Michigan. While they a complete menu, it was the small dish offering that brought to the restaurant. The dishes we choice were all very nicely prepared.

The wine list was good enough per se, but our evening was a success because of the service from the bar staff. Friendly, helpful, knowledgeable, and professional. Thank you!

Our Next trip up to Traverse City will mostly like steer us back to the Fire Fly!

  • Visited May 2014
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English first
Traverse City, Michigan
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105 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Great brunch for Mother's Day”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

Food was looking and testing great, the staff was on top of making sure everything is plentiful and looking fresh, location is excellent and seating was right by the window overseeing the Boardman River. Loved it!

Visited May 2014
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Thank ftoader
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4 reviews
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“Tiramisu it isn't”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2014

I went on a Monday when there was a 3 small plate special. The wait person, Jessica I think, advised me that three would be too many so I ordered two and still got a discount. The potsticker were excellent. The scallops were cooked well but i thought the sauce they were served in was too thin. I ordered tiramisu for dessert because it is my favorite decadent dessert, but what was served to me I am not sure should be called tiramisu It was cake not ladyfingers and it didn't really scream tiramisu.

Visited April 2014
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Thank Ann G
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Bay City, Michigan
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Unique Venue”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014

Really enjoyed our dinner at Fire Fly. We had a large group delicious food and excellent atmosphere.

Visited May 2014
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Thank Michelle S
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great for a light dinner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014

Had dinner last weekend and tried the small plates Excellent seared tuna, potstickers, and crab cakes. Deal is 3 plates for $35 If super hungry, go elsewhere but perfect for light dinner

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank peterdr1956
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