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Firefly Key West




Name: Julie Kushel

Occupation: Wine Consultant

Lives In: Key West

Restaurant Pick: Firefly

Reviewed: Firefly

Firefly is unique for Key West in so many ways. Everything is made from scratch; the food plating is absolutely flawless and the décor has a southern comfort feel. With a few little accented knick- knacks above the wooden bar, it has that little extra fun ambience. If you choose to sit at their vintage looking wooden bar, you still have that scene of overlooking the street of Petronia, along with seeing a bunch of locals waving. The restaurant is everchanging with their incredible selection of beers on draft. They keep up with the “stylish brews” by suggestions from their craft beer purveyors. The owner is hands-on, and I was extremely impressed with how she works with the servers with every aspect of the place during my visit there.

Name: Randy Pekarik

Occupation: Investigator

Lives In: Key West

Restaurant Pick: Frank's Grill

Reviewed: Firefly

Shrimps were excellent. Battered deep fried broccoli was okay but needed a dipping sauce. This restaurant caters to people who love meat and fried foods, which we do not. It’s not representative of the cuisine that’s made the Keys famous as a dining destination, which is great seafood, wonderful vegetables, soups, and salads.

Name: Margit Bisztray

Occupation: Business Owner

Lives In: Key West

Restaurant Pick: Matt's Stock Island

Reviewed: Firefly

First of all the fact that they call it supper and not dinner, says a lot. It’s southern style dining (upstairs, the tables can be pushed together to seat an extended family) complete with fried chicken, AMAZING biscuits (I’ve never had better) with homemade jam, homemade pickles-all these details that count. There’s definitely a skillful chef at work- you can tell in things like heirloom tomatoes in the salad, REALLY good homemade pickled veggies (including onions + always all different vegetables), with rare exception, no one’s mama or grandma cooks like this for “Sunday supper” so it’s better than that southern family dinner you might envy or dream about. The Benne crackers are crumbly + rich. + so good with homemade pimiento cheese, it’s worth it just for those. Just shows what taking a building from scratch and taking tradition a little above and beyond can do.

Restaurant Information

Location: 223 Petronia Street, Key West, FL 33040
Parking:Street Parking
Phone: (305) 849-0104
Restaurant Owners: Patricia Coyne
Executive Chef: Russel Ferstle
Pastry Chef:

Type of Cuisine: Southern Cooking
Signature Dishes: Fried Chicken, gravy, biscuits & jam, shrimp and grits, Deviled eggs
Vegetarian Options: Yes
Alcohol Served: Beer and wine
Corkage Fee: N/A
Bottle Limit: N/A

Restaurant Hours: 
Monday – 10:00AM- 3:00PM/ 6:00PM-10:00PM 
Tuesday – 10:00AM- 3:00PM/ 6:00PM-10:00PM 
Wednesday – 10:00AM- 3:00PM/ 6:00PM-10:00PM 
Thursday – 10:00AM- 3:00PM/ 6:00PM-10:00PM 
Friday – 10:00AM- 3:00PM/ 6:00PM-10:00PM 
Saturday – 10:00AM- 3:00PM/ 6:00PM-10:00PM 
Sunday – 10:00AM- 3:00PM/ 6:00PM-10:00PM

Meals Served: Breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner
Prix Fix Menu: N/A
Take-Out: Yes
Delivery: Yes
Average Dinner Price Range (per person, full meal, tax, 20% gratuity, w/o alcohol): $40
Average Lunch Price Range (per person, full meal, tax, 20% gratuity, w/o alcohol): $35
Payment Options: do you accept credit cards and if so, which ones? Yes, all major credit cards
Accept Reservations: Yes
Need Reservations: Preferred
How far in advance do you require reservations be made: N/A

Accommodations for Children: Yes
Dining Style: Casual
Disabled Access: Yes
Restaurant Size: 2 floors + deck
Accommodate Groups: Yes
Private Dining Room: Yes
Tables with Scenic Views: Yes
Outdoor Dining: Yes
Entertainment: Yes