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A cozy retreat in Dupont Circle, serving New American cuisine and comfort food staples. It’s no surprise that our inviting restaurant is a favorite among locals who consider this space to be a second home. Travelers and locals mingle in a casual environment that’s seasoned with sumptuous, hearty foods. Chef Gari Thomas’ contemporary take on classic dishes is complimented by bespoke cocktails, a curated wine selection and local microbrews. Guests love the weekday happy hour offerings and our iconic weekend brunch ushers in a loyal following. Make yourself at home in our lounge and dining room or on the idyllic outdoor terrace.

Soup & Salad add Grilled Chicken $9, add Grilled Salmon $16
Soup of the Day chef's seasonal soup
$ 9
Seasonal Greens Artisan greens / vegetable crudité / citrus vinaigrette dressing (GF)
$ 14
Little Gem Caesar parmesan croutons / caesar dressing
$ 12
Beet Burrata arugula / golden & red beets / walnuts / fig glaze
$ 14
Starters
Grilled Octopus seasonal vegetable hash / Brussel leaves / arribbiata sauce (GF)
$ 17
Spicy Tuna Bites crispy rice / spicy mayo / toasted sesame
$ 16
Chicken Wings Buffalo sauce / blue cheese / vegetable crudité
Small Plate (6) (each) $ 14
Large Plate (12) (each) $ 22
Chicken & Waffle Sliders hot honey / chow chow
$ 16
Hummus grilled naan / vegetable crudité
$ 14
Entrées
Steak Frites NY strip / frites / arugula / fennel / red onion / red wine demi / black truffle aioli
$ 42
Cornish Game Hen barley risotto / pea purée / oyster mushrooms / fava bean / hen jus
$ 32
Harrisa Roasted Cauliflower summer squash purée / roasted vegetables / piquillo vinaigrette
$ 26
Seared Salmon crispy Brussel leaves / roasted seasonal vegetables / chive buerre blanc
$ 35
Firefly Burger American cheese / lettuce / tomato / pickle / firefly sauce / potato bun / parmesan truffle fries
$ 24
Pan Seared Scallops Israeli cous cous / asparagus / grape tomato / tarragon soubise
$ 36
Poached Rock Fish forbidden rice / poblano vinaigrette / pineapple mango salsa
$ 36
Sides
Parmesan Truffle Fries
$ 9
Side Salad
$ 8
Barley Rissotto
$ 14
Seasonal Vegetables
$ 10
Roasted Brussel Sprouts
$ 12
Crispy French Fries
$ 7
Dessert
Firefly Cheesecake raspberry coulis / mixed berries
$ 12
Chef's Crème Brûlée seasonal flavors
$ 12
Seasonal Sorbet Chef's selection
$ 9
Starters
Steel-Cut Oats banana / raisins / brown sugar / local honey (GF)
$ 11
Greek Yogurt mixed berries / house made granola / local honey (GF)
$ 12
Avocado Toast avocado / grilled corn / cotija cheese / pickled red onion / fresno chili / multigrain; (available on Gluten Free toast)
$ 14
Seasonal Salad Artisan greens / vegetable crutide / blacktruffle dressing (GF)
$ 14
Entrées
Brioche French Toast citrus whipped cream / maple syrup / seasonal berries
$ 17
Smoked Salmon Bagel cream cheese / capers / red onion / tomato / baby greens / lemon vinaigrette
$ 19
Corned Beef Hash corned beef / onions / peppers / potatoes / two pouched eggs / choron sauce
$ 24
Egg White Frittata feta / tomato / kale / mushrooms / baby greens / lemon vinaigrette (GF)
$ 16
Eggs Benedict poached egg / virginia country ham / spinach / chive hollandaise / breakfast potatoes
$ 19
Firefly Burger american cheese / lettuce / tomato / pickle / firefly sauce / potato bun / frites
$ 20
Chef's BLT bacon / lettuce / tomato / garlic aioli / over medium egg / multi grain
$ 19
Chicken & Waffles crispy chicken / thyme scented waffle / bourbon honey butter / local maple syrup
$ 21
Sides
Applewood Smoked Bacon, Chicken-Apple Sausage, Pork Sausage (GF)
$ 6
Chia Pudding with Seasonal Pouched Fruits
$ 8
Fruit Bowl fresh fruits & berries / toasted coconut / honey (GF)
$ 7
Pastry Basket Chef's selection of pastires
$ 12
Toast multigrain, white, gluten-free (GF)
$ 4
$ 5
Parmesan Truffle Fries
$ 9
Firefly Cocktails
Signature Brunch Cocktails
FF Bellini Wycliff sparkling wine, homemade peach syrup, cranberry juice
$ 12
Vegan for a Drink Roasted cocoa-nib infused Wheatley vodka, espresso, vanilla-oat milk ice cubes, Kahlua infused aquafaba, roasted cocoa nibs
$ 13
Tea with a Queen Hendrick's gin, golden raisin-infused Bols genever, dry vermouth, flower syrup, grapefruit bitters, flowering tea
Serves 2-3 People $ 32
The Garden Rose Bacardi Superior Rum, Lillet Blanc, blueberry syrup, lemon juice, sparkling wine
$ 14
Spice it Up
FF Classic New Amsterdam vodka, bloody mary mix, avocado foam
$ 10
Fall in Love New Amsterdam gin, pear cordial, peach syrup, lime juice, basil
$ 12
Kentucky Mary John J. Bowman bourbon, bloody mary mix, celery bitters, bacon
$ 11
Smoking Carrot Banhez mezcal, carrot juice, ginger simple syrup, avocado foam, rainbow carrot, mint
$ 12
Fizz it Up oj, strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, mango
Cava
$ 12
Prosecco
$ 14
Champagne
$ 21
Morning Fuel Add syrup $1 - Caramel / Vanilla / Chai - Vanilla
La Colombe Drip Coffee
$ 5
Espresso
$ 6
Double $ 7
Cappuccino
$ 6
Iced Coffee
$ 5
Latte
$ 7
Macchiato
$ 6
Americano
$ 6
Irish Coffee
$ 14
Iced Caramel Rum Macchiato
$ 14
Orgeat Syrup Latte
$ 14
Espresso Martini
$ 14
Wines
Rosé Wines
Rosé, Proverb, Modesto, CA 2019
$ 40
Rosé, Chateau Ste Michelle, Columbia Valley, CA 2018
$ 48
Rosé, Cambria, Santa Maria, CA 2019
$ 48
Rosé, Bieler Pere & Fils, Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence, France 2021
$ 65
Sparkling Wines, Champagne
Champagne, G.H. Mumm, Grand Cordon, France, NV
$ 96
Prosecco, La Marca, Italia, NV
$ 42
Prosecco, Valdo, Marca Oro, Valdobbiadene, Italia
$ 53
Sparkling Rosé Brut, Albert Bichot, Crémant de Bourgogne, France
$ 60
White Wines
Local Virginia Wines
Chardonnay, Pearmund Cellars Meriwether, Faquier County, VA 2014
$ 60
Chardonnay, Wild Meadow, Michael Schaps, Charlottesville, VA 2012
$ 70
Chardonnay, Jefferson Vineyards Reserve, Charlottesville, VA 2015
$ 80
California Wines
Sauvignon Blanc, Kenwood Vineyards, Sonoma County, CA 2019
$ 48
Sauvignon Blanc, Matanzas Creek Winery, Sonoma County, CA 2020
$ 52
Chardonnay, Stonestreet, Alexander Valley, CA 2016
$ 78
Chardonnay, Bravium, Russian River Valley, CA 2020
$ 64
Chardonnay, Route Stock, Carneros, CA 2016
$ 65
Chardonnay, Rombauer, Carneros, CA 2016
$ 65
Albariño, Tangent, Paragon, Edna Valley, CA 2015 / 2016
$ 60
Chardonnay, Clos du Val, Napa Valley, CA 2015
$ 87
Chardonnay, Cakebread, Napa Valley, CA 2016
$ 130
Chardonnay au Contraire, Russian River Valley, CA 2016
$ 58
Pinot Grigio, Ferrari-Carano, Russian River Valley, CA 2016
$ 68
Roussanne, Stolpman, Ballard Canyon, Santa Ynez Valley, CA 2016
$ 75
Viognier, Cambria Estate Winery, Santa Barbara, CA 2019
$ 72
Oregon Wines
Pinot Gris, Benton Lane, Willamette Valley, OR 2016
$ 59
Pinot Gris, King Estate, Willamette Valley, OR 2015
$ 55
Riesling, Willamette Valley Vineyards, Willamette Valley, OR 2015
$ 50
Vigonier, Penner-Ash, Newberg, OR 2018
$ 76
Washington State Wines
Riesling, Eroica, Columbia Valley, WA 2017
$ 42
White Blend, Chaleur Estate Blanc, Columbia Valley, WA 2013
$ 115
Riesling, Januik, Bacchus, Colimbia Valley, WA 2013
$ 80
Around the World
Grüner Veltliner, Domäne Wachau, Wachau Valley, Austria 2017
$ 46
Riesling, Leitz Dragonstone, Drachenstein Vineyard, Germany 2016
$ 48
Pinot Grigio, Friuli, Benvolio, Italy 2020
$ 48
Vouvray, Expression de Silex, Denis Meunier, France 2017
$ 59
Sancerre, Jacques Dumont, Loire Valley, France 2020
$ 72
Vermentino, Solosole, Toscana, Italy 2016
$ 85
Red Wines
Virginia Wines
Petit Verdot, Wessex Hundred, Williamsburg Winery, VA
$ 60
California Wines
Pinot Noir
Row Eleven, Vinas 3, Sonoma County, CA 2020
$ 55
Siduri, Pisoni, Santa Lucia Highlands, Santa Rosa, CA 2015
$ 120
Merlot
Benziger, Sonoma County, CA 2015
$ 58
Duckhorn, Napa Valley, CA 2015
$ 115
Cabernet Sauvignon
Austin Hope, Paso Robles, CA 2019
$ 72
Galerie 'Latro', Knights Valley, CA 2015
$ 130
Mt. Brave, Mount Veeder, CA 2011
$ 165
Red Blends
Old Vine Zinfandel, St. Francis, Sonoma County, CA 2018
$ 52
Red Blend, Joel Gott Palisades, Napa Valley, CA 2017
$ 55
Zinfandel, Kenwood Vineyards, Sonoma County, CA 2018
$ 55
Petite Syrah, Robert Biale, Napa Valley, CA 2015
$ 110
Red Blend, Legacy, Alexander Valley, CA 2012
$ 200
Washington State Wines
Cabernet Sauvignon, Elemental Substance, Columbia Valley, WA 2018
$ 48
Merlot, Barrage Cellars A.K.A. Columbia Valley, WA 2011
$ 80
Merlot, Northstar, Columbia Valley, WA 2011
$ 110
Around the World
Malbec, Vive, Alta Vista, Argentina 2020
$ 56
Bordeaux Les Légendes, France 2018
$ 56
Bourgogne Passetoutgrain, Albert Bichot, Burgundy, France 2019
$ 80
Aglianico, Paternoster, Aglianico del Vulture, Basilicata, Italy 2015
$ 165
Wines by the Glass
Rosé
Proverb, Modesto, CA notes of ripe cherry & strawberry
$ 11
Cambria, Santa Maria Valley, CA aromas of strawberry, watermelon, and citrus
$ 14
Sparkling Wine
Champagne, G.H. Mumm, Grand Cordon, France, NV notes of ripe apple and light cream
$ 24
Prosecco, La Marca, Veneto, Italy aromas of stone fruits, floral scents and citrus notes
$ 12
Sparkling Brut Rosé, Albert Bichot, Crémant de Bourgogne, France aromas of black current, raspberries with a touch of citrus
$ 15
White Wine
Sauvignon Blanc, Matanzas Creek, Sonoma County, CA notes of lychee, white nectarine and lemongrass
$ 13
Sancerre, Jacques Dumont, Loire Valley, France aromas of ruby grapefruit, white lily, jasmine, and passion fruit
$ 18
Vouvray, Expression de Silex, Denis, Meunier, France well-balanced with hints of honey, apple, pear and apricot
$ 15
Riesling, Chateau Ste. Michelle Eroica, Columbia Valley, WA medium-bodied with notes of green apple, pineapple, limes and peach
$ 12
Côtes du Rhône, E. Guigal, Rhône Valley, France full-bodied, aromas of white flowers, apricot and acacia
$ 13
Grüner Veltliner, Domäne Wachau, Wachau, Austria aromas of green apple, white pepper, hints of mango
$ 12
Pinot Gris, A to Z Wineworks, Newberg, OR notes of citrus blossom, honeydew melon and asian pear
$ 13
Pinot Grigio, Benvolio, Friuli, Italy notes of white flowers, tripical fruit, and a hint of jasmine
$ 12
Chardonnay, Bravium, Russian River Valley, CA medium bodies with aromas of green apple, citrus and vanilla
$ 16
Red Wine
Cabernet Sauvignon, Galerie Latro, Knights Valley, CA aromas of ripe, blackberries, plum, spice box, and aged tabacco
$ 25
Cabernet Sauvignon, Substance Elemental, WA notes of raspberry, blackberry, black cassis, and morels
$ 14
Petit Verdot, Wessex Hundred, Williamsburg Winery, VA notes of dates, prunes, plums, cherry, along with nutmeg and clove
$ 15
Malbec, Vive, Alta Vista, Argentina aromas of plum, black cherry & exotic spices
$ 12
Bordeaux Superieur, Chateau Recougne, France full-bodied, aromas of violet, blackcurrant, strawberries
$ 14
Merlot, Barrage Cellars, Yakima Valley, WA perfect balance ofplum, chocolate, oak, and pepper
$ 20
Zinfandel, Kenwood, Soloma Valley, CA medium bodied with notes of oak, vanilla, black plum
$ 13
Bourgogne Passetoutgrain, Albert Bichot, Burgundy, France medium bodied with notes of oak, vanilla, black plum
$ 20
Red Blend, Joet Gott, Palisades, Napa Valley, CA aromas of strawberry, cherry compote with notes of anise and clove
$ 12
Sweet & Fortified Wines
Fonseca Siroco, White Port (Dry)
$ 15
Emilio Lustau Manzanilla, Papirusa (Very Dry)
$ 10
Taylor - Fladgate 20-Year Tawny
$ 25
Barbadillo - Pedro Ximenez Sherry, NV
$ 14
Cocktails
Bird of Paradise Corazon tequila, Grand Mariner liquor, papaya-strawberry syrup, lime juice, rosemary, serve in the bird glass
$ 17
Orchid Tito's Vodka, Chambord liquor, lychee puree, ginger syrup, lemon juice, ginger smoked cloud
$ 17
Gaillardia Del Maguey Vida mezcal, Ancho chile liquor, mango puree, lime juice, agave syrup, tajin, dehydrated chili pepper
$ 15
Barbadine Bombay dry gin, cucumber - strawberry popsicle, sparkling wine, mint
$ 16
Confederate Rose Pick your favorite spirit, our Mixologist has got the rest
$ 17
Aristoloche Bowman bourbon, orange-thyme syrup, stone fruit & citrus bitters, branded orange peel, ginger smoke
$ 16
Passionflower Tanqueray gin, flavor of the day ice cube, aromatic tonic water, mint
$ 16
Hydrangea Bacardi white rum, St. Germain liquor, Cointreau liquor, blueberry syrup,blue superfood, lime juice, egg white, lavender
$ 16
Beer
Draft
Equal Marriage, City State Brewing, Dark Wheat Ale 5.5% Tastes of chocolate, coffee, clove, and banana
$ 14
51st State, Red Bear Brewing, IPA 6.5% Washington DC New England style IPA
$ 14
Lost Laws, City State Brewing, Pilsner 5.5% Lost Laws salutes the civil rights heroes who beat Jim Crow in DC in 1953 using laws we passed in 1873
$ 14
312 Lemonade Shandy, Goose Island, Fruit & Field Beer 4.2% Aromas of wheat, lemon, ginger
$ 12
Senate, Right Proper Brewing Company, Lager 4.7% Right Proper's Senate Beer revival was developed by analyzing a 20-page laboratory report on Senate Beer from 1948 to recreate the historic DC hometown favorite
$ 14
Bottle
Heineken Pale Lager 5%
$ 7
Miller Lite Light Pilsner 4.2%
$ 6
Coors Light Lager 4.2%
$ 6
Corona Extra Pale Lager 4.2%
$ 7
Samuel Adams Boston Lager 5%
$ 7
Eight Point Devils Backbone VA 6.2%
$ 8
Heineken 0.0 N/A 0.005%
$ 7
Stella Artois Pilsner 5%
$ 7
Blue Moon Belgian Wheat 5.4%
$ 7
Stella Artois Cidre 4.5%
$ 7
Budlight Lager 4.2%
$ 6
Wednesday - Friday from 4pm - 7pm
Food
Shrimp Tostada Tomatillo, avocado, chipotle mole
$ 10
Hummus Poblano peppers, sumac, grilled naan
$ 8
Chicken & Waffle Sliders Spice rubbed chicken, thyme, truffle slaw, blood orange hoisin sauce
$ 8
Arancini Mozzarella cheese, pomodoro sauce
$ 8
French Fries
$ 5
Tuna Bites Soy sesame marinated tuna, sriracha mayo, crispy rice, green onions
$ 14
Crafted Cocktails $8
Hakuna Matata! Redemption bourbon, Luxardo cherries, orange bitters, demerara syrup, orange peel
The Bare Necessities Tanqueray Gin, cucumber ice cube, tonic water, mint
Let It Go, Let It Go, Corazon Tequila, lime juice, blueberry syrup, Triple Sec, dehydrated lime
It's The Circle of Life New Amsterdam Vodka, mango syrup, lime juice, ginger beer, mint
Wine by the Glass $8
Bordeaux Blend, Les Légendes, France
Zinfandel, Kenwood, CA
Sauvignon Blanc, Kenwood, CA
Pinot Gris, A to Z Wineworks, OR
Sparkling Wine, Wycliff Brut, CA
Rosé, Proverb, CA
Draft Beer $8
312 Lemonade Shady, Goose Island, Pilsner
Senate, DC Lager
51st State, Red Bear Brewing, DC, IPA
Main
Mac & Cheese pasta / creamy cheese sauce
$ 12
Firefly Burger American cheese / lettuce / tomato / French fries
$ 12
Crispy Chicken Tenders w/ French fries
$ 12
Chicken & Waffles crispy chicken / waffle / maple syrup
$ 12
Bourbon
Angel's Envy
$ 17
Basil Haydens
$ 16
Bookers
$ 17
Bulleit
$ 15
Blanton's Single Barrel
$ 24
Buffalo Trace
$ 15
Borough
$ 16
Four Roses Small Batch
$ 15
High West American Prairie
$ 15
Knob Creek
$ 15
Bowman Brothers Small Batch
$ 14
Eagle Rare
$ 17
Wild Turkey 101
$ 15
Woodford Reserve
$ 16
Laws Four Grain
$ 14
Rye
Angel's Envy Rye
$ 21
Laws San Luis Valley Rye
$ 14
Purpose Rye
$ 16
Old Overholt Rye
$ 15
Sazerac Rye
$ 18
Taylor Rye
$ 18
Templeton Rye
$ 16
Whiskey
Conne Marra Peated Single Malt Irish Whisky
$ 15
Crown Royal Blended Canadian Whisky
$ 16
Red Breast Irish 12 Yrs
$ 18
Suntory Hibiki 'Japanese Harmony'
$ 34
Tin Cup American Whiskey
$ 15
Scotch
Balvenie Caribbean Cask
$ 24
Balvenie Doublewood
$ 21
Black Bull Blended Scotch Whisky
$ 14
Bowmore 12 Islay Single Malt
$ 16
Bruichladdich
$ 17
Chivas Regal Blended Scotch Whisky
$ 15
Chivas Regal Extra
$ 14
Glenfiddich 14 Yrs
$ 17
Glenfiddich 15 Yrs
$ 19
Glenlivet 12 Yrs
$ 18
Glenmorangie 10 Yrs
$ 17
Great King St by Compass Box
$ 16
Johnnie Walker Black Label
$ 15
Lagavulin 16 Yrs
$ 25
Laphroaig 10 Yrs
$ 16
Macallan 12 Yrs
$ 22
Macallan 18 Yrs
$ 38
Macallan Rare Cask
$ 45
Oban 14 Yrs
$ 22
Cognac
Courvoisier VSOP
$ 16
Gilles Brisson VSOP
$ 19
Hennessy VS
$ 20
Kelt VSOP
$ 22
Pierre Ferrand 1840
$ 22
Remy Martin VSOP
$ 17
Tequila
Altos
$ 10
Casa Noble Blanco
$ 14
Casamigos Reposado
$ 15
Corralejo Reposado
$ 16
Don Julio Silver
$ 12
Don Julio Anejo
$ 16
El Pelaton
$ 14
Herradura Silver
$ 12
Herradura Reposado
$ 14
Milagro Silver
$ 11
Partida Blanco
$ 12
Partida Reposado
$ 14
Patron Silver
$ 14
Roca Patron
$ 16
Gin
Aviation
$ 13
Bombay Dry
$ 12
Bombay Sapphire
$ 12
Broker's
$ 12
Bulldog
$ 13
Death's Door
$ 12
Edinburgh
$ 13
Ford's
$ 12
Hendricks
$ 15
Junipero
$ 13
Malfy (Italia)
$ 14
No.3
$ 14
Plymouth
$ 13
Royal Dock
$ 12
St. George
$ 14
Tanqueray
$ 12
Tanqueray Old Tom
$ 13
Tanquery No. 10
$ 14
Rum
10 Cane
$ 12
Appleton
$ 12
Bacardi Anejo
$ 13
Bacardi Superior Light
$ 12
Banks 5
$ 13
Cana Brava
$ 12
Captain Morgan Spiced Rum
$ 12
Chairman's Reserve
$ 13
El Dorado 3 Yr
$ 12
El Dorado 5 Yr
$ 13
Flor de Cana 4 Yr
$ 12
Flor de Cana 7 Yr
$ 14
Mount Gay Eclipse
$ 12
Myers Dark
$ 12
Novo Fogo
$ 12
Plantation
$ 13
Rhum Clement
$ 14
Ron de Barralito 2 Star
$ 14
Ron de Barralito 3 Star
$ 16
Ron Zacapa 23 Yr
$ 18
Smith & Cross
$ 12
Vodka
Absolut
$ 14
Absolut Craft
$ 15
Absolut Elyx
$ 16
Belvedere
$ 15
Chopin
$ 14
Grey Goose
$ 15
Hangar One
$ 12
Helix Vodka
$ 13
Ketel One
$ 15
Reyka
$ 13
St George
$ 13
Titos
$ 12
Weatley
$ 13

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