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Firefly Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Noe Valley
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4288 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-3617 (Douglass)
+1 415-821-7652
17:30 - 21:30
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Sun 17:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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291 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Start with the bread and spread ($3), a mini half-loaf of incomplete slices (you'll have to use both hands to tear off each piece) with a small tub of bean/kale/ dip. Unique and tasty; we shared among four people. The famous fried chicken ($26) is two sections of dark meat completely covered in a delicious, thick, crispy coating. It comes... More 

Thank ccvvbb
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner here tonight. Food was yummy - the pea pancakes especially good. The chicken was, as ever, very nice. Ice cream was so so. Unfortunately the shine was taken off a lovely meal by the completely impersonal and completely superficial service. We were rushed, treated as if we were a number which is not what I would... More 

Thank Brendan M
San Francisco, California
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This Noe Valley gem has been a long-standing tradition for good food tucked into the fantastic Noe Valley neighborhood. If you are looking for a spot where locals go, a place where you can experience a neighborhood vibe. A place to enjoy great food, wine and friendly service - this is a must.

Thank Wesley H
San Francisco, California
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We always enjoy a meal here. The food and service are very good. The ambiance is casual and comfortable. Conversation is not difficult. It feels like a neighborhood kind of place.

Thank steve h
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Creative menu and delicious food. The service was great and the ambience is amazing. Make reservations and get there on time. The place fills up quickly.

Thank pacifist206
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 November 2016

always love this restaurant. ate here in the 2000s. it's still around. creative menu, loved their steaks. fusion/creative menu. be sure to make a reservation or you may not get seated... smallish cozy space.

Thank Al L
San Francisco, California
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125 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Was treated to dinner in Noe Valley and enjoyed the ambience and food. We ordered the daikon radish cakes for appetizer, fried Mary's chicken and rockfish , shrimp and clam with watercress. The fried chicken is really tasty. It comes with mashed potato with gravy, coleslaw and a biscuit.

1 Thank BPenuliar2015
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We came all the way from Scotland and my cousin took us to this restaurant. Absolutely fabulous. Loved the food, the ambience and everything about it. If back in SF we will definitely go back to it .

Thank tinagran2
San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Firefly has been around for a few decades. It's in a beautiful neighborhood in Noe valley. The service is wonderful and the food is fresh and well thought out. The cuisine ranges from comfort food to seasonal to ethnic curries. A little for everyone I think. Desserts are always my favorite. Must order a few!!

Thank ChristineA444
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I was very disappointed in my visit to Firefly. I had been there several years ago and really enjoyed it but this time my meal was mediocre at best. the "chicken livers" were actually a chicken liver paste/pate like thing which had almost no flavor of the livers. The tortillas in the enchilada were chewy and over cooked at the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4288 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-3617
  • Public Transportation: 48 Quintara stops right out front. 2 blocks from 24 Divisadero (Castro St.) Visit our website for more detailed transit information.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Noe Valley
  • Neighbourhood: Noe Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-821-7652

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