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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” (18 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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1 - 10 of 292 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here several times. The Cobb salad is huge and lots of each type of ingredients. The steak and cheese wrap is amazing. They slice steak tips up and fill up the wrap. My personal favorite is the Caprese Ciabatta sandwich. Large portion...More

Thank orionhunt
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Orion, Thank you very much for your review! We're so glad to hear that you enjoy our delicious luncheon options - hopefully this means we'll be able to see you again soon! Until next time, Rachael, Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have you ever gone to a restaurant, and gotten angry that this is the first time you've ever been there? You get angry because the food is so good, that you're annoyed that you didn't discover it years ago? That's how I felt about experiencing...More

Thank lolavictrola
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi LolaVictrola, Thank you very much for your review! We're very happy to hear that you enjoyed your first experience with us, and your compliments about our delicious cocktails, life-changing dinner (!), wonderful atmosphere, and welcoming service really mean a lot. I hope this means...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us tend to go at least once a week if not twice for lunch. Portions are good size and I have yet to finish everything on my plate. Lunch can be very busy, but well worth the waitMore

Thank Alozam72
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Alozam, Thank you very much for your review! I’m so glad to hear that you and your group enjoy our great lunches, and hopefully we’ll be able to impress you even more in the future! We always want our guests to feel comfortable and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are a family of 8 that went to firefly for dinner Sunday. The dishes that were really good included: cod special, shrimp and scallops scampi, baked haddock, and tuna. Responsive service, decent price. Nice decor. Would recommend.

Thank jad11111
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi jad11111, Thank you very much for your review! We’re so glad that you were a fan of our great food, service, and decor, and we hope this means we’ll see you again soon. Until next time, Rachael, Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfreind and I live in the seacoast area so we are kind of spoiled when it comes to options for a restaurant. We wanted to try something different and Im very glad we did. We were able to get a seat right at the...More

1  Thank ryanreid10
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ryan, Thanks so much for your review, and for checking us out on your visit to Manchester! It means a lot to hear that you enjoyed our delicious go-go bread, as well as both of your entrees and cocktails. Hopefully this means we’ll see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a superb restaurant. Off the main street in Manchester, this place has an eclectic atmosphere with great food. Risotto....get it. The salmon with spaghetti squash and broccolini....get it. Pasta with crawfish...get it. Parmesan risotto short ribs....well, you know....get it. Don't miss this place....More

Thank ParkerSturbridge
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Parker, Thank you so much for your review, and for your compliments! I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed our great food and atmosphere, and we're all looking forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers, Rachael, Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Trolling for something to eat prior to flight from the airport, came upon this and was very impressed. Reasonable prices and excellent service. Had fabulous butternut squash soup, a Mediterranean salad enough for two people and a pleasant setting in which to enjoy the food....More

Thank Mary Z
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mary, Thank you so much for your review, and for your recommendation! I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed our fabulous soup and excellent service, and I hope that we'll see you again soon. Until next time, Rachael, Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not bad, not great, but solid choice. Would go again, but suggest sitting in the dining room, and to the bar.More

Thank rryan313131
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi rryan313131, Thank you for your review! While I'm glad to hear that you'll be back to visit us again, I'm sorry to hear that you were less than impressed with your recent visit. We always want our guests to enjoy their entire experience with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was very good. Service prompt and atmosphere was quiet at first but got a little loud later in the meal. We had the steak special (and it was excellent), the duck with ravioli (perfect), salmon (very good) and steak tips (also very good) Dessert...More

Thank Ptravisharker2013
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ptravisharker2013, Thank you very much for your review - I'm so pleased to hear that you're a fan! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Cheers, Rachael

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The first Pomegranate Martini was so delicious, I slurped it down and ordered another. Over the top amazing. The food is great, too & you can have your dinner at the bar. Hum... 3rd Pomegranate Martini.....so worth it. Bartender was polite and made sure I...More

Thank Margaret B
Rachael J, Manager at Firefly American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Margaret, Thank you for your review, and I'm very glad to hear that you enjoyed our great food, delicious pomegranate martinis, and polite service. (And thank you for being responsible!) Until next time, Rachael, Manager

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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$10 - US$25
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, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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