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The menu is a reverent celebration of the American culinary tradition.  It was carefully crafted to appeal to a broad segment of a growing, healthy market.   It features classics, prepared exactly as they should be, and artistic dishes modestly described in an unintimidating fashion.

DINNER (Click here to download printable PDF)(Lunch Menu) (Brunch Menu) (Kids Menu)

Suggested Items for Gluten Sensitivity. Firefly’s kitchen is not exclusively gluten free, however, we make every possible effort to
avoid cross-contamination.


 

STARTERS
"go-go bread"
warm garlic bread with gorgonzola fondue
for two $7.95 for more $9.95
caprese

vine-ripe tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, ribbons of fresh basil, balsamic and olive oil $7.95
seared ahi
spiced yellowfin tuna seared rare, with wakami seaweed salad, traditional accompaniments $13.95
smoked salmon rangoons
ducktrap river smoked salmon, herb cream cheese, in a crisp wonton with lemon caper remoulade $11.95
crab cakes
lump blue crab, sautéed golden brown, with wilted arugula and sun-dried tomato aioli $11.95
calamari
delicately fried, with zesty marinara sauce and roasted garlic aioli $10.95
smoked chicken quesadilla
three cheeses, black beans and green onions, with salsa and sour cream $9.95 add guacamole $1.00
sriracha pork meatballs
wrapped in bibb lettuce, with sesame bok choy slaw, sweet and sour sauce $10.95

SOUP
french onion gratiné
brandy, hearty crouton, and melted cheese $6.95
smoked seafood chowder
finished with sherry and cream $4.95/$5.95
soup du jour
always engaging, never mundane; please ask your server

SALAD
house

organic field greens with tomatoes, carrots, radicchio, and onions; choice of dressing $4.95/$8.95
classic caesar

crisp hearts of romaine, house-made dressing, aged reggiano, rustic crouton, parmesan crisp $4.95/ $8.95
rocket greens

baby arugula, saffron poached potatoes, truffled asparagus, dried cherries, white balsamic vinaigrette $5.95/ $10.95
spinach and fried goat cheese

smoked bacon, sun-dried tomatoes, marinated olives, toasted pine nuts, sweet tomato dressing $5.95/$10.95

add to any salad… grilled or blackened chicken $4, grilled shrimp $7, grilled or blackened salmon $6

 

PASTA
bourbon street fettuccine

blackened shrimp, crawfish, and andouille sausage with tomatoes and green onions in a spicy cajun cream sauce $19.95
shrimp and scallops scampi

prepared the traditional way with lots of garlic, white wine, lemon, and parsley; served over linguine $21.95
grilled chicken farfalle

marinated chicken breast, crisp pancetta, artichoke hearts, and sun-dried tomatoes tossed with bowtie pasta in a basil pesto cream $18.95

* pasta dishes are served over your choice of jasmine rice or rice noodles

* whole wheat penne available upon request on all pasta dishes

VEGETARIAN
pad thai
pan fried tofu, bean sprouts, bell peppers, and scallions, tossed with rice noodles, garnished with peanuts $15.95
add chicken $4 add shrimp $7
eggplant napoleon
breaded eggplant, roasted tomatoes, spinach, and asiago, with balsamic glaze, parmesan crisp $15.95
Firefly black bean burger
southwestern spiced, on a kaiser roll with lettuce, tomato, chipotle mayo, and sweet potato fries $10.95


SIDES
fresh vegetable $3.95
roasted asparagus $4.95
gorgonzola mashed potatoes $4.95
homestyle mashed potatoes $4.95
rustic sweet potato steak fries $4.95
baked mac and cheese $5.95
parmesan risotto $5.95
jasmine rice $3.95
rice pilaf $3.95

 


LAND
boneless beef short rib
slow roasted in a thick concoction of guinness, rosemary, and root vegetables, served on a bed of risotto $21.95
chicken piccata
sautéed breast in a refreshingly light sauce of lemon, capers, white wine, and parsley, on a nest of
linguine with fresh vegetable $20.95
filet mignon (eight ounce)
with rosemary chianti demi glace, roasted garlic marscapone cream, gorgonzola
mashed potatoes and asparagus $28.95
veal scaloppini
breaded and fried, over sharp cheddar polenta, with a sauce of white
beans, tomatoes, vodka, and fresh sage $24.95
bacon wrapped bistro steak
pan-seared, finished with a tennessee bourbon barbecue sauce, onion
straws, mashed potatoes, and vegetable $21.95
pork tenderloin
pan roasted, over a hash of maple glazed butternut squash, brussels
sprouts, and smokehouse bacon, with curried apple chutney $21.95
braised lamb shank
cooked for hours with assorted vegetables and red wine until
fall-off-the-bone tender, served over parmesan risotto $21.95

SEA
grilled atlantic salmon
over asparagus and goat cheese ravioli, with fire roasted tomatoes
and fresh basil, in a meyer lemon sauce $22.95
mirin glazed tuna
flash-seared, served rare with spicy ginger sauce, sweet soy,
fragrant jasmine rice, and baby bok choy $24.95
baked stuffed haddock
lobster stuffing, ritz crumbs, champagne dill cream, with rice pilaf
and asparagus $23.95
pan seared scallops
applewood smoked bacon, wilted spinach, roasted garlic cream, jasmine rice $23.95

                                                                                                                                      
CLASSICS
old world fish and chips
beer battered haddock and our hand-cut seasoned chips, with cole slaw and tarter sauce $15.95
the Firefly burger
more than half a pound. lettuce, tomato, onion. anyway you like it. ask your server $10.95
poor man's pie
tender steak tips, wholesome vegetables, savory gravy; baked with mashed potatoes and sharp cheddar $14.95
grilled steak tips
marinated sirloin tips, sautéed onions and mushrooms, homestyle mashed potatoes, vegetable $18.95
roasted half chicken
with a creamy peppercorn country gravy and rustic sweet potato steak fries $18.95


* Menu items and prices are subject to change. Please call us to be sure your choice is still available at the listed price.

The consumption of raw or undercooked meats, shellfish, and eggs may increase the risk of food borne illness.

A gratuity of 18% may be added to parties of 6 or more.




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