About Firefly - Panama City Beach
Casual Fine Dining at it"s Finest! Firefly specializes locally caught seafood, mouthwatering steaks seared on an 1800 degree broiler, fresh sushi and artisan pizzas. Winner of Florida Trend's Golden Spoon Award, Urbanspoon.com's Top 250 High End Restaurant and Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence, quality of food and service is Firefly's mission. The atmosphere is more like New York City than Panama City. Firefly is the locals choice for a romantic night out, or a special occasion. Firefly has also played host to Country Music Stars, Heisman Trophy winners and the President of The United States. We want it to be much more than dinner, we want to treat you to a unique dining experience!
Seafood, Steak, Sushi
Hours of Operation:
Dinner Nightly: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Front Beach Rd.
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Call for entertainment schedule.
Catering available for all size groups and budgets.
Large lot. Plenty of parking.
Private Party Facilities:
Private rooms available for groups of 10 to 50. Full audio video capabilities with large HD Projection Screens. Great for wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners or board meetings.
Private Party Contact:
Ricard Shockley: 8502493359x
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Firefly - Panama City Beach Ratings and Reviews
While visiting Panama City, my family an ...
While visiting Panama City, my family and I had dinner at FireFly. We were celebrating our wedding anniversary. The staff was extremely attentive and the food was DELICIOUS! I will return whenever I'm in Panama City
Great food, excellent service, I emailed ...
Great food, excellent service, I emailed the location asking why the manager visited every table in the area except ours that night and never received a response. Other than that, the food was amazing and our waitress was incredible.
Great crabcakes and service. That is why ...
Great crabcakes and service. That is why we. went to Firefly at a friend's recommendation. Will definitely go again. No particular event, just on vacation, but it would make a great place for an anniversary celebration. Will certainly recommend it to our friends
Although the food was delicious, and the ...
Although the food was delicious, and the ambiance was flawless; that was not the best part. The staff was phenomenal. Our server was very knowledgeable about the menu items, and could quickly and gracefully answer all of our questions. There was never a shortage of "folks checking on us" to make sure that we were okay, or to see if we needed anything. I am truly grateful for this experience. They are also very accommodating. I made a soup selection that my taste buds were not ready for. I decided to be content and eat it anyway, when the server appeared and asked "how is the soup?" The look on my face led her to ponder. I simply answered, I like his (my husband's) soup better. Without hesitation, she joyfully said "I can swap it out for you if you'd like". She did just that. That was putting your customer FIRST! It doesn't get any better than this folks. It is a bit pricey, but so are some other restaurants that are far less elegant, accommodating, and polite.
Our sever was amazing and also the serve ...
Our sever was amazing and also the server that filled our water was great as well! Overall the food was fantastic and the atmosphere was great! The absolute best thing was the Brown Sugar Butter for the Bread - to die for!
This was our second time to Firefly and ...
This was our second time to Firefly and I can't recommend it enough. The crab wontons off the sushi appetizer were out of this world as is the she crab soup (amazing!!). Finally, off the entrée list....you can't beat the stuffed filet.
Perfect experience. The service provided ...
Perfect experience. The service provided by Lance was impeccable. Everyone ln our party enjoyed their food. Queen corn soup, Caesar salad, grouper, and crab cakes were all a hit. By far the best place we ate in Panama.
My wife and I have patronized FIREFLY ev ...
My wife and I have patronized FIREFLY ever since we moved to PCB three and a half ago. We were lucky enough to get Chris as our waiter and specifically him every time we are out. The food is always excellent and Chris always has great suggestions. We always recommend FIREFLY to anyone visiting PCB. It is our go to restaurant or any occasion.
My wife and I celebrated our 40th Annive ...
My wife and I celebrated our 40th Anniversary at Firefly, and were not disappointed! Our waiter, Chris and the wait staff were perfect and fun. The food was amazing, especially the she-crab soup (wow!), the steaks, and the best crème brulee we've ever had. Great experience - we'll be back.
The whole experience was really wonderfu ...
The whole experience was really wonderful! Our waiter, Hank, was really kind and helpful. The manager(or owner?) even came and greeted us and was very sweet! All of the food was DELICIOUS!! Would absolutely go again!
The atmosphere was nice. The waiting are ...
The atmosphere was nice. The waiting area called "the library" was different, unique and enjoyable. I ordered a cocktail while waiting for our table. We were seated before it came and a server brought it to our table. The library waitress came to the table to close out the ticket for the waiting area. I gave the ticket to our waiter and he said he would add it to our ticket. A few minutes later the same library waitress came to the table again almost insisting we close out the ticket for the drink. Now I felt like she was harassing me about the drink that she didn't even bring to my table. Again I told our waiter, he was an excellent server by the way, and he said he would make sure she didn't come back and didn't know why she was so insistent because they divide it at the end of the night. That really irritated me with her to know she was interrupting my night with the petty 1 drink ticket that she would have gotten tipped on regardless. Seems the library waitresses need some training in people skills...
As for the food and everyone else it was great!
Service was outstanding was treated like ...
Service was outstanding was treated like royalty. The waitress spent at least 10mins going over the menu with us unlike others places were the waiter or waitress flys though everything real fast then asks what you want.
Great restaurant - we're locals so we go ...
Great restaurant - we're locals so we go back 20 years with its predecessor!
Great food, atmosphere and service - the really ONLY five star restaurant on the beach!
Our server, Adam, did an excellent job! He contributed to my Wife having an enjoyable birthday dinner!
BTW, my first name is "John" not Ohn.
The service was great. The drinks overp ...
The service was great. The drinks overpriced. Tuna appetizer sauce way too salty. The bread too sweet and gummy. Steaks were too salty. Dessert was just ok. Noisy dining room. Decor confusing for this type of restaurant.
The view is incredible inside of the res ...
The view is incredible inside of the restaurant. Some of the food is good, but some is just Sub Par. The Grouper is Outstanding, the Pork dish is terrible, as it is overpowered by lentils and collard greens (I felt like it was a cheap dish of the south). The filet was overcooked along with the lobster on the surf and turf. For a 200.00 meal, we sure expected more. The server didn't check back, so I wasn't given a chance to send the dish back for something else.
The food was good, but vegetarian option ...
The food was good, but vegetarian options for the entree are somewhat limited. I would hope a moden fine dining resturant might have a couple of options.
The vegetable platter suggested for my date who was vegetaian could have fed a family of four!
The service was good, and food was good.
We make Firefly a mandatory stop on each ...
We make Firefly a mandatory stop on each visit to Panama City Beach, FL. Fine dining on yhe beach!
We request to be seated in Chris Critchlow's service area each visit. He is always attentive and personable, making the evening enjoyable and memorable.
Second time to eat here while on vacatio ...
Second time to eat here while on vacation. Wasn't as impressed second time around. Service was slow , She Crab soup was amazing. Filet mignon ordered medium came out with rare middle. After sending it back, never saw a manager, someone other than our waiter brought it back out, our waiter never came by to check on new steak . I wonder if there is new management. Expensive - don't mind paying but then I expect a certain quality. Also- no white linen napkins for white pants
The atmosphere was great, but I was very ...
The atmosphere was great, but I was very disappointed in the food. We were looking forward to trying a new place but I doubt we will be back unless we just go for drinks. Maybe we just ordered the wrong thing, but we both left with the same opinion.
We celebrated our 27th anniversary at Fi ...
We celebrated our 27th anniversary at Firefly. We went early and received the early specials which were priced very reasonable. The food was excellent and the service was superb. We would definitely go back. Thank you Firefly for a memorable night.
Excellent find! I wasn't sure what to th ...
Excellent find! I wasn't sure what to think of the exterior, being in a strip mall, but the ambiance is simply gorgeous once you get inside. The Sunset Special was a great deal, and the service was second to none. The team here really takes pride in what they do.
Absolutely terrible quality of food. my ...
Absolutely terrible quality of food. my lobster tail was raw and my steak was so over cooked it was like i could never chew it enough to swallow. the martini tasted like rubbing alcohol (it was supposed to be key lime pie.... but with no graham cracker garnish?). the kids mac and cheese for my son was awesome but was $14! i asked the server if he would hate me if i returned the martini and he said "i mean i can't say no..." but later when i told him i was a server too and that i would take care of him *because i know how annoyed he was that a young mom with her two year old just sat at his table thinking he was not going to get tipped properly* he treated me like he treated his big top table or the people that were ordering bottles of wine behind me. when the raw lobster was sent back, the new one that came out was HALF the size. as if they gave the one that was an appetizer instead of the one that i ordered as an entree for $43 to cut food costs! THEN the steak quality, literally have you ever seen a dollar store steak? SUPER THIN?? questionably colored? yes. that was the steak on my surf and turf. They took the surf and turf off the bill which was awesome guest services but seriously this place is a wanna be upscale restaurant. the quality of my dinner was terrible and even the creme brûlée that was complimentary because they knew they dropped the bomb so much was terrible. absolutely NO vanilla bean in it whatsoever.
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