We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Firefly - CLOSED

152 Main St, Manasquan, NJ 08736-3559
+1 732-223-0152
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
18 Feb 2015
“Now called Blend”
15 Apr 2014
“The Firefly has moved to the White Sands Hotel in Pt. Pl. Beach”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
152 Main St, Manasquan, NJ 08736-3559
All Details
Reviews (100)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 100 reviews

Reviewed 18 February 2015

Firefly was a fabulous restaurant but the owner decided to move down to the White Sands in Point Pleasant. She told everyone the old chef was taking over but I had my doubts when Blend first opened. Menu was almost the same but quality changed....More

Thank laura1022
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Steak and seafood dishes had no taste . Extremely noisy. Very expensive for the quality. A new restaurant called Blend is now where the Firefly used to be in Manasquan. Haven't eaten there yet.

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 16 March 2014

My party and I dined at Firefly at the White Sands last weekend, and the general consensus was that we were underwhelmed. I was downright disappointed. Service was decent, but how many times did our server need to tell us that he had only been...More

1  Thank krissalee
Malissa R, Owner at Firefly, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2014

Thank you for your feed back. We always appreciate hearing about someone's experience, even if it's not the best. This is what can help us grow and become better. I have forwarded your review to our Chef as we take all feed back serious and...More

Reviewed 2 March 2014

We must have been there the same night as Ed or can they possibly have thumping music under the restaurant every night! I don't even want to spend the time complaining - simply awful!

1  Thank Faemuzzy
Reviewed 1 March 2014

Firefly recently moved to Point Pleasant from their great spot in Manasquan. In my opinion it was bad move. Their new spot has little parking available, is on the second floor and is very noisy. There was a DJ playing downstairs and had the floor...More

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 1 February 2014

Went there for opening weekend and was very impressed. From the moment we walked into the hotel there was a smiling hostess that greeted us and showed us our way to the restaurant. She pointed out that there was also a lounge on the first...More

Thank hoppyhopster
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Just went to firefly at their new location in point pleasant beach. Yes it was opening weekend but no wine/drink menu printed up? Our waiter was spacey to say the least. Food was excellent but smallish portions and the bar service (no glasses for beer;...More

Thank lbipaddler
Reviewed 30 December 2013

I've been to Firefly quite a few times and it's always fantastic! Helpful staff, great food, charming rooms and BYOB to help keep the costs down. During Sandy they had comfort food by candlelight and made it feel like home when the shore areas were...More

Thank KBird2013
Reviewed 27 December 2013

We took our family to Firefly for our Christmas Eve dinner. We actually were planning on going to another local restaurant but could not get reservations that would accommodate our schedule(s). After having dinner we were glad that we did not get seating at the...More

Thank RJLock
Reviewed 22 December 2013

I held my company holiday dinner here on Friday night. I dropped my beer and wine off earlier in the day and was pleased to find it chilled in a bed of ice next to our table upon arrival. The restaurant was all decorated for...More

Thank hoppyhopster
Nearby Restaurants
Blend on Main
127 reviews
.02 km away
The Committed Pig
117 reviews
.05 km away
Grandma's Meatball
46 reviews
.36 km away
Squan Tavern
156 reviews
.35 km away
Nearby Attractions
Manasquan Beach
26 reviews
1.51 km away
Algonquin Arts Theatre
30 reviews
.06 km away
National Guard Militia Museum of New Jersey
9 reviews
.99 km away
Paddle Out
11 reviews
1.51 km away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152 Main St, Manasquan, NJ 08736-3559
    (Route 71)
  • Public Transportation: One block West of Manasquan Train Station
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Manasquan
  • Phone Number: +1 732-223-0152
  • E-mail
Firefly ... An American Bistro, welcomes you to Monmouth County's newest premiere BYOB. New American Cuisine presented by Chef Lou Smith. A culmination of local farm fresh ingredients with a whimsical, artful approach to presentations. The dining room is a modern, inviting, comfortable space with all the elements in mind. Come join us where a warm summer evening is always "Captured" ... at "Firefly"
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing