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Firefly American Bistro

22 Concord St, Manchester, NH 03101-1841
+1 603-935-9740
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
22 Concord St, Manchester, NH 03101-1841
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited Firefly for the first time for my birthday dinner with a gift certificate from my daughter. I should preface this review by saying that I'm a bit hyper-critical, since we have been in the restaurant business before. That said: We...More

Thank ScottyPaul
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi ScottyPaul, Thank you very much for your review, and happy birthday! While I’m glad that you enjoyed most of your meal with us, I’m sorry to hear that we missed the mark a bit on your entrees. I hope that we’ll be able to...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018

My husband and I went here for dinner. The restaurant is beautiful. Very cozy, low lighting. Unfortunately, the food did not match the ambience. My husband got the steak tips, and he ordered them medium. They were well done. I ordered a burger, it was...More

Thank gracebaymay506
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hi Gracebaymay, Thank you very much for your feedback. While I’m so sorry to hear that we didn’t put our best foot forward with your meals on this visit, I am glad to hear that you might be able to give us another shot, so...More

Reviewed 25 February 2018

I've always had solid meals here over the years that I've dined with business associates or couples. It has what you'd expect from a bistro themed restaurant and you should be able to find something everyone in your party would like...even the pickiest of eaters.

Thank ManoSteel9
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hi ManoSteel, Thank you so much for your shining review - it means a lot to hear that you’re a fan of ours! We hope this means we’ll be seeing you again soon. Until next time, Rachael, Manager

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the total experience. We shared the shrimp and grits as a starter. I’m fussy about how shrimp are cooked, and they got it perfect. My main course was the boneless beef short ribs served on risotto. Portion was generous and the dish was...More

Thank L T
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Hi LT, Thank you so much for your review! We’re so glad you’re a fan of ours, and I hope this means we’ll be able to see you again soon. Until next time, Rachael, Manager

Reviewed 11 February 2018

We were just trying something new, and thought the menu sounded great. My husband and I were both just thrilled with our dinners -- and the waitress was seriously the best I have ever had. She came by often and checked water, checked our food,...More

Thank carenb_MA
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Hi Carenb - thank you so much for your review! We are so glad to hear that you and your husband were thrilled with your experience at Firefly, and I hope this means we'll get to see you both again soon. Until next time, Rachael,...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

This restaurant has been a neighborhood gem for years. They have a great wide variety of menu items and great lunch, dinner and brunch items. Perfect for families, small groups and a just a night out! The presentation of the food is always on pare...More

Thank Sarah M
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Sarah, thank you so much for your review. It means a lot to hear that you've enjoyed everything you have ever tried with us, and that you're a fan of ours! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers, Rachael, Manager

Reviewed 19 January 2018

I had a late dinner with a friend and the food and service were great. The atmosphere was also very good. I had the special which was a seafood choice which I enjoyed very much. There was a great beer selection which I sampled. I...More

Thank RibMountain60370
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Hi RibMountain, Thank you for your review! We’re so glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent experience with us, and appreciate you sharing the love for our great food, service, and beer list.i hope this means we’ll be able to see you again soon!...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We have been here a number of times. It is my daughter's favorite, so we went when she was home. Go go bread and ahi tuna appetizers were great. Duck was awesome!

Thank NHDad86
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Hi NHDad, Thank you for your review! We are so glad to hear that we’re your daughter’s favorite, and that you all enjoyed our delicious food. We hope this means that we’ll be able to see you all again soon! Cheers, Rachael, Manager

Reviewed 22 December 2017

I am so glad my son moved to Manchester. There are so many good restaurants to experience but I have to say, Firefly is the best!! The food was excellent, everyone enjoyed their choices. The service was great without being obvious, The atmosphere was welcoming,...More

Thank Wendy K
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Hi Wendy, Thank you for your review! It's so wonderful to hear that you and your family enjoyed our excellent food, service, and atmosphere. It really means a lot to know that we're your favorite spot in Manchester, and we hope this means that we'll...More

Reviewed 20 December 2017

The food is excellent here, service was great. The only issue is sometimes the tables get tight as they are on the small sideMore

Thank CityPatty2016
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Hi CityPatty, Thank you for your review! I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your food and service, and I'll certainly keep your feedback about the table size in the front of my mind. I hope we'll be able to see you again soon!...More

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Response from Scott I | Reviewed this property |
I have seen upscale Jeans to jacket and tie!
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No, we dressed casual with no problems and did not feel out of place. Also, it was -30 degrees on the evening we were there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$32
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Concord St, Manchester, NH 03101-1841
    (near Elm & Lowell Streets)
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 603-935-9740
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Description
Firefly American Bistro & Bar is a casually upscale American bistro situated in the heart of Manchester"s downtown district. Firefly embraces the concept of comfort dining by offering inspired classic American fare in a warm, inviting atmosphere. Firefly's extensive wine list, craft beer selections, and creative cocktails compliment the time-honored yet innovative creations of Chef David Becker's seasonal menus, which burst with flavors from around the world. The uptown atmosphere is accentuated by downtown hospitality and friendly, professional service.
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