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.

We’d love to squeeze you in!

Any online booking issues or large parties, please call the restaurant directly at

(414) 431-1444

Food Menu

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

Bar Bites & Shared Plates

Garlic Fries

hand cut fries, garlic gremolata, parmesan, aioli (7) (V/GF)


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

Goat Cheese Spread

honey and chili roasted squash, golden raisin, crostini (10) (V)

Mushroom Arancini

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


tomato chutney, artichoke, salami, pine nut, fresh mozzarella, arugula (14)


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

Brussels Sprouts

house cured lamb bacon, parmesan, lemon (9) (GF)


potato crusted, garlic marinated calamari, fried jalapeño & carrot, chimichurri (12)

Ponzu Chicken Wraps

chicken sauteed with fresh ginger, bamboo shoots, mushrooms, bean sprouts & ponzu, butter lettuce shells (11) (GF)


three grilled black angus beef burgers on brioche buns •aged cheddar, bacon chutney & dijon cornichon relish • white cheddar, fried jalapeno & onion, garlic aioli • goat cheese, peppered bacon, tomato jam, arugula (14)

Soups & Salads

Wild Mushroom Soup

caramelized wild mushrooms, puffed wild rice (6) (V/GF)

Spinach Quinoa

tomato, heirloom quinoa, avocado, crispy prosciutto, soft boiled egg, asiago, red wine vinaigrette (12) (GF)

Pear & Spiced Walnut

arugula, fennel, roasted apple vinaigrette (9) (V/GF)

Crunch Salad

shaved bok choy & napa cabbage, carrot, wasabi peas, sunflower seeds, sesame onion crisps, chili buttermilk dressing (7 half/12 full) (V)


Pork Chops

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


pan seared breast, confit leg, lamb bacon brussels sprouts, caramelized onion & celery root puree, chicken demi glace (20)


coriander grilled salmon, roasted brussels sprouts, beets & heirloom quinoa, dill yogurt (24) (GF)

Shrimp Risotto

brown butter mascarpone risotto, roasted butternut squash, sauteed shrimp, fried sage (23)


patty pan squash, confit turnip, swiss chard, roasted carrot, fennel soubise (17) (V)

Short Ribs

brasied in red wine with caramelized wild mushrooms, black pepper mac & cheese, fried shallots(26)


8oz grilled filet, roasted garlic potatoes, broccolini, brandy dijon cream, blackberry gastrique (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 (16)


Garlic Mashed Potatoes

(5) (V/GF)

Mac & Cheese

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

Caramelized Wild Mushrooms

(6) (V/GF)

Sweet Treats

Dark Chocolate Cake

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

Roasted Plum Pavlova

vanilla & ginger roasted plum compote, toasted almond, amaretto whipped cream (7) (V/GF)

Salted Butterscotch Crème Brûlée

chantilly cream (8) (V/GF)

Children's Menu

Chicken Strips
Mini Cheeseburgers
Mac & Cheese
Kids Friday Fish Fry

served with fries & fruit

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.


Beet It!

barrel raider sour mash, beet juice, lemon, thyme

The Revolver

bulleit bourbon, coffee liqueur, fee brothers aztec chocolate bitters


bourbon, amaro di angostura, egg white, maple, lemon - served up

Earl Grey Hot Toddy

bourbon, earl grey honey syrup, charred lemon, clove


Bitter End

aperol, vodka, brut champagne, egg white, lemon - served up

Cranberry Basil

muddled cranberry & basil, vodka, lime, seltzer

Pink Fairy/h5>

modest vodka, rosemary honey simple, grapefruit, chartreuse, lemon, grapefruit brulee - served up


Red Light

ford's gin, tart cherry, cardamom, egg white, lime, simple syrup, perchaud's bitters, absinthe rinse - served up

Blackberry Flora

muddled blackberry, almond, vanilla & violet simple, gin, lemon juice, seltzer

The Stinger

gin, honey simple, mint, ginger beer

House Favorites

Pear Naked

bulleit rye, belle de brillet pear cognac, muddled pear, ground clove, ginger beer

Sinners & SAints

st. germain, cynar, sparkling wine

My Accomplice

brandy, fee brother's grapefruit bitters, strawberry, balsamic, fresh ground pepper, seltzer


Firefly Mojito

white rum, mint, lime, passion fruit puree, lime juice

Milwaukee Mule

muddled ginger, fresh lime, 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

The Distant Cousin

malfi limone gin, vermouth, campari, grapefruit

Old Fashioneds

Maple Bourbon

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

Black Cherry

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

Cranberry Orange

barrel raider sour mash, cranberry orange shrub, breckenridge bitters


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

1/2 Price Bottled Wine

Happy Hour

Monday - Friday 4pm-6:30pm

  • $2 off tap beer
  • $5 house wine
  • $5 select 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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Contact Us

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 5-10pm

Sunday - Closed

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

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