Located where Watertown Plank Road and the train tracks meet in the Village of Tosa.

Firefly provides a lively, cosmopolitan atmosphere and offers an inventive, fresh menu with dining room, bar, fireplace or patio seating.

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Food Menu

We pride ourselves on using all fresh ingredients to create for you some of the best and most innovative craft cocktails and menu items around.

Bar Bites & Shared Plates

Lebanese Fries

hand cut fries, za'atar spice, fresno chili, cilantro, lime, clove ketchup (7) (V) (GF)

Garlic Fries

hand cut fries, garlic gremolata, parmesan, garlic aioli (6) (V) (GF)

Artichoke & Mascarpone Soufflé

black garlic puree, olive oil toasted baguette (9) (V)

Date Ramaki

peppered bacon wrapped boursin and almond filled dates with balsamic glaze (8) (GF)

Mushroom Risotto Lollipops

panko crusted crimini mushroom risotto, dijon aioli (7) (V)


fig & olive tapenade, feta, pomegranate molasses, micro mint (11) (V) (w bacon +4, chicken +6, shrimp +9)

Yukon Potato Crusted Calamari

garlic marinated calamari, fried jalapeño and carrot, fresh chimichurri (12)

Brussels Sprouts

brown butter roasted, peppered bacon, caramelized shallots, balsamic reduction (10) (GF)


warm roasted heirloom beets, whipped goat cheese, pistachio crumble, toasted cumin (9) (V) (GF)


three grilled black angus beef burgers on brioche buns aged cheddar, bacon chutney & garlic aioli • micro firefly burger • caramelized onion & goat cheese (14)

Ponzu Chicken Wraps

stir fry of free range chicken, fresh ginger, bamboo shoots, foraged mushrooms, bean sprouts, ponzu, red chimichurri sauce, butter lettuce shells (11) (GF)

Soups & Salads

Tomato Soup

heirloom tomato soup, parmesan tuile, basil oil (6) (V)


cucumber, grape tomato, carrot, sunflower seeds, shaved beets, butter lettuce, truffle vinaigrette (10) (V) (GF) (with bacon +4, chicken +6, shrimp +9)

Spinach Cobb

grilled free range chicken, heirloom quinoa, tomato, avocado, peppered bacon, hard boiled egg, carrot, asiago, red wine vinaigrette (14) (GF)

Crunch Salad

shaved bok choy & napa cabbage, carrot, wasabi peas, sunflower seeds, sesame onion crisps, chili buttermilk dressing (7 half/12 full) (V) (with bacon +4, chicken +6, shrimp +9)


Braised Beef Short Ribs

peppercorn mac & cheese, red wine caramelized onions & mushrooms (26)

Pork Chops

jalapeño & parmesan panko crusted pork chops, garlic mashed potatoes, chargrilled asparagus, garlic chili lime sauce (19)

Grilled Chicken

piri piri marinated free range chicken breast, grilled globe artichokes, sweet potato steak fries, fresh cilantro pesto (18) (GF)

Shrimp Linguini

buffalo style shrimp, charred cherry tomato and spinach, gorgonzola cream sauce (21)

Grilled Salmon

coriander crusted atlantic salmon, roasted root vegetables, cider reduction (23) (GF)


roasted wild mushrooms, spring peas, shaved parmesan, toasted sage panko, garlic cream sauce (17) (V) (with bacon +4, chicken +6)


grilled angus steak, truffle potatoes, chargrilled broccolini, red wine reduction (39) (GF)

Firefly Burger

Firefly Burger

grilled black angus beef burger, white cheddar, fried jalapeño & onion, lettuce & garlic aioli, brioche bun, hand cut fries (13) (GF bun available upon request)

Friday Fish Fry

Beer Battered Cod

riverwest stein battered cod, house coleslaw and tartar, hand cut fries, served endless (15)


Grilled Asparagus

shaved asiago, truffle essence (5) (V) (GF)

Quinoa Pilaf

carrot, caramelized onion, celery, spinach, white wine broth (6) (V) (GF)

Mashed Potatoes

roasted garlic, goat cheese (5) (V) (GF)

Mac & Cheese

panko crusted black peppercorn mac and cheese (6) (V)


roasted parsnip, celery root, black garlic (5) (V) (GF)

Dark Chocolate Cake

warm dark chocolate cake with purple door salted caramel ice cream, toffee brittle, caramel sauce 8 (V)

Vanilla Bean Schaum Torte

pistachio cream, warm amaretto door county cherries (7) (V) (GF)

Salted Butterscotch Crème Brûlée

candied marcona almond, vanilla poached orange (6) (V) (GF)

Children's Menu

Chicken Strips
Mini Cheeseburgers
Mac & Cheese
Kids Friday Fish Fry

served with fries & fruit 6/each

Denotes (GF) Gluten-Free and (V) Vegetarian menu item(s).

A 20% gratuity will be added to parties of 6 or more. When dining or preparing foods at home, consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or egg may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

Prices and menu items subject to change at any time. Contact Firefly for the latest offerings.


Our philosophy is simple: to offer a modern twist on classic comfort food and libations with a focus on great taste and creativity.

House Favorites

Firefly Mojito

muddled mint & lime, white rum, passion fruit puree, fresh lime, simple syrup

Milwaukee Mule

muddled ginger, fresh lime, simple syrup, ginger beer and your choice of kinnickinnic whiskey or rehorst vodka

Dirty Dirty

rehorst vodka or gin with olive brine, dry vermouth and blue cheese stuffed olives - served up


Maple-Bourbon Old Fashioned

maker's mark bourbon, wisconsin organic maple syrup, bitter truth orange and creole bitters

The Revolver

bulleit bourbon, coffee liqueur, fee brothers aztec chocolate bitters

Rye Squeeze

barrel raider bourbon, angostura bitters, ginger beer


French Twist

ketel one citroen vodka, fresh lemon, simple syrup, st. germain elderflower liqueur - served up

Cranberry Basil

muddled cranberry and basil, vodka, fresh lime, simple syrup, seltzer

Ginger Pear

grey goose la poire vodka, barrow's intense ginger liqueur, fresh lemon, simple syrup - served up

Black Sage

muddled blackberry & sage, citrus vodka, fresh lime, simple syrup, seltzer

Cherry Drop

cherry vodka, fresh lemon, simple syrup, bing cherry juice


Gin Blossom

tanqueray gin, muddled mint, fresh lemon, simple syrup, ginger beer

Negroni Agrume

malfi limone gin, fresh lemon, fee brothers grapefruit bitters, campari, sweet vermouth

Rosemary Salty Dog

prairie organic gin & grapefruit juice with a sea salt rim & sprig of rosemary

This & That

Black Cherry Old Fashioned

muddled bing cherry, orange & sugar, angostura bitters, brandy, cherry heering

Sinners & Saints

st. germain elderflower liqueur, cynar, sparkling wine

The Maple Leaf

crown royal vanilla whiskey, apple cider, wisconsin maple syrup, cranberry juice - served up

By The Fire

godiva chocolate, vodka, crème de cacao, chocolate sauce and milk with a graham cracker rim and a toasted marshmallow - served up

Winter Warmers

Hot Toddy

belle de brillet pear cognac, dark rum, fresh lemon, simple syrup, hot water

Petit Café

colectivo maximillian coffee, yellow chartreuse, kahlua, cream

Salted Butterscotch Hot Cocoa

dewars, butterscotch liqueur, hot cocoa, whipped cream, sea salt caramel drizzle


Firefly is pleased to offer three absinthe varieties, all truly unique from one another, with the hope that you will rediscover and enjoy some classic cocktails from a bygone era! All varieties are served with an authentic glass absinthe fountain, chilled water & thin sugar cubes.

Beer, Wine & Spirits

Stop by Firefly for a list of our current, extensive wine and premium spirit selection. We also feature over sixty micro-brews and imports.

A 20% gratuity will be added to parties of 6 or more. Pricing and availability subject to change.

Weekly Specials

Burger Tuesdays

$14 Firefly burger & tap beer

Wine-Not Wednesdays

$10 off wine by the bottle (excludes house wine)

Happy Hour

Monday - Friday 4pm-6:30pm

  • $1 off tap beer
  • $5 house wine
  • $5 Firefly mojito
  • $5 select bar bites & shared plates

Private Parties

Interested in hosting your next event at Chicago Zagat's choice for "Best Restaurant Décor in Wisconsin?"

Firefly's venue is perfect for your Private event in a convenient downtown Wauwatosa Village location!

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Have a question about our menu? Interested in hosting your event at the Firefly?

Kitchen Hours

Monday 4-9pm

Tuesday 4-9pm

Wednesday 4-9pm

Thursday 4-9pm

Friday 4-10pm

Saturday 4-10pm

Sunday - Closed

Bar stays open 1 hour past kitchen closing on Friday and Saturday

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