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Firefly

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Dupont Circle
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1310 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1502 (N Street)
+1 202-861-1310
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Today
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 14:30
Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
Sat 09:00 - 14:00
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Portland
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835 reviews
434 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the great value restaurants in dc with decent southern inspired cuisine. great drinks, but weak standard wine list. Helpful service.

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Thank tfizzle
Matthew B, General Manager at Firefly, responded to this review

Thank you, tfizzle, for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed your time here with us. Please check back as the wine list changes often. We look forward to having you in our care again soon. More 

akloer
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I met a friend for happy hour drinks at Firefly at 5pm on a Monday. We were literally the only customers in the whole place. I asked for a table and they said the tables were dining only, and we could only sit at the bar or high tables if we weren't ordering meals. I explained that I have back... More 

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Thank PandaEnRoute
Matthew B, General Manager at Firefly, responded to this review

PandaEnRoute, we certainly offer the ability to sit in the Lounge and enjoy Happy Hour. We apologize for not accommodating your special needs in a timely and considerate manner. I would especially appreciate the opportunity to recount your experience so I can correct the issues that plagued your time spent with us. Please email me at matthew.bridges@firefly-dc.com, so I have... More 

PA
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brunch at Firefly was delicious and so satisfying. Firefly offers a variety of options for families - kids menu, and dietary needs - vegetarian and gluten-free options. The staff is very helpful and willing to answer any questions and offer suggestions. The brunch "drinks" are well made and reasonable. I certainly would recommend making a reservation for brunch - we... More 

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Thank lucykat01
Matthew B, General Manager at Firefly, responded to this review

Thank you, luckykat01, for your awesome review of Firefly! We are happy that you came early enough to find a spot in the dining room and that you enjoyed your experience with us. We certainly look forward to seeing you back again soon! More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at The Madera Hotel many times and love the Firefly Restaurant and Bar! Either dining with co-workers or by myself, I always feel comfortable. The food is always fresh and the wait staff is top notch! I will definitely return!

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Thank Lora M
Matthew B, General Manager at Firefly, responded to this review

Hi Lora, thank you so much for your glowing review! We love when our Hotel Madera guests venture over to Firefly to sample our offerings. We are grateful to have made a new friend. See you next time you are in DC. More 

Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I LOVE this restaurant! Nice outside seating, cute, trendy interior, great service from the hosts to the waitstaff, great food, and an amazing bar. I love places that have "comfort" food and put an unusual twist to it. The craft cocktails are a MUST - best drinks I've ever had and an awesome bartender willing to explain his ideas and... More 

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Thank ssullivan18
Matthew B, General Manager at Firefly, responded to this review

Thank you so much ssullivan18 for your awesome review. We can't help but agree with your assessment of Firefly! Chef Jammir is offering a comfortable, yet delicious, menu and Brendan leading the charge on the bar is a great compliment to the food. We are excited to host you again in the future! More 

Harrison, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although Firefly has a limited menu, the food is delicious. The restaurant is cozy with a warm and inviting ambience. The staff is superb!

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Thank DGrilo
Matthew B, General Manager at Firefly, responded to this review

Thank you so much DGrilo for the kind words. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience while in our care. We look forward to having you back soon! More 

Savannah, Georgia
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the one 'nice' restaurant we visited with kids and it was so worth it. The pot roast is to die for - and the side order of mac and cheese is an entire meal in itself. We had an early reservation and were not the first ones in at 6p, but were waited on promptly (good with kids)... More 

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Thank 4georgiapeaches
Matthew B, General Manager at Firefly, responded to this review

Greetings from DC, 4georgiapeaches! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your family meal at Firefly. We love to take care of all of our guests, even the little fireflies... We agree that the pot roast and mac and cheese is out of this world, simplicity in it's finest form. We look forward to having your family back in the near... More 

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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been to Firefly many times and always walked away very pleased. This time our experience left us feeling incredible disappointed in the food and service. Service was very slow. Moreover, not one of the entrees arrived at the same time, but over a 10 minute period. On a positive note, the soup was very hot and one of the... More 

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Thank Glenn G
new York
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family friendly, laid back place to have breakfast or brunch. The portions are decent and the food is pretty good. The staff is super friendly and attentive. S

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Thank Solange R
Edgartown, Massachusetts
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145 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you want to pay $17 for a burger and small salad, Firefly is the place to go. The burger was certainly cooked to perfection but $17? Firefly is a cozy venue linked to the Kimpton Madera Hotel. It is convenient to the nearby DuPont Circle neighborhood and other "in" areas.

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Thank 1101Traveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:00
Friday
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1310 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1502
    (N Street)
  • Public Transportation: Metro: We are closest to the Dupont Circle Metro Stop, which is on the Red Line. Exit via the Q street exit. At street level, walk south on 20th Street for 4 blocks. Make a right. We are just past the orange awning on the right. We are located on New Hampshire Ave. NW, two blocks south of Dupont Circle, between N and 20th St.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-861-1310
Description
Firefly, the quintessential urban neighborhood restaurant, offers contemporary American comfort food to the city's many 'regulars' who dine out several times a week. Enjoy favorites like our matzoh ball soup, mini pot roast and a variety of 'Urban Picnics' to share...or not. We also have many seafood and some vegetarian options. The menu is designed to utilize products from our local farms and farmers. Hand-picked to compliment the cuisine, our award-winning wine list shows an affinity for small winemakers and producers and our seasonal specialty cocktail menu offers a bevy of unique libations.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?