at a Glance COST:  N/A SERVICE:  N/A FOOD:  N/A ATMOSPHERE:  N/A STYLE:  Casual BASE:   Local Restaurant HOURS:  Mon - Thu 11am - 10pm;  Fri - Sat 11am - 11pm;  Sun 11am - 9pm RATING:  N/A                           *****                             HEALTH INSPECTION RATING:  98  (06/28/2012) OFFICIAL WEBSITE:    http://www.thefireflycafe.com/ COMMENTS ABOUT THIS RESTAURANT CAN BE POSTED HERE. Menu and Prices are Subject to Change. Beer products available after 12pm Noon. RETURN TO KNOXVILLE DINING Breakfast See our blackboard for today’s breakfast specials!  Breakfast is served daily from 7am - 11:30am and on Sunday until 3pm. Elkmont Breakfast Two eggs, choice of bacon, sausage, grits, potatoes and toast or biscuit.  Add country ham for $3.99. 5.99 Firefly Breakfast One egg, two pieces of bacon or sausage, toast or biscuit and grits. 3.99 Firefly Crunchy French Toast Two slices of Texas toast dipped in delicious vanilla ice cream sauce and rolled in unique custom blended crunchy topping.  Add a serving of bacon or sausage for $1.99. 6.99 Ribeye Steak & Eggs A generous hand-cut USDA Choice ribeye steak served with two eggs with a side of grits or has browns with toast or biscuit. 13.99 Country Ham Breakfast Two eggs, country cured ham, choice of grits or hash browns and toast or biscuit. 8.99 Happy Tizers Fried Green Tomatoes 8.99 Frog Legs Served fried. 7.99 Fried Pickle Chips 6.99 Buffalo Chips 2.99 Sweet Potato Fire Fries 1.99 Hot Potato Chips 2.99 Fried Mushrooms 6.99 Onion Rings 2.99 Baskets All baskets served with “Firefries.”  All entrees are served fried golden brown. Chicken 7.99 Shrimp 8.99 Fish 7.99 Sandwiches All sandwiches include Firefries and a crisp pickle. Sandwich of the Day Served cold on Foccacia bread with 4oz. fresh turkey, roast beef or ham and your choice of cheese with our special sauce and olive spread.  7.99 Cup of Soup & Half Sandwich of the Day 5.99 Veggie Wrap Sandwich Sauteed vegetables and melted cheese served in a flour tortilla. 5.99 Smoky Mountain Burger Prime Angus ground beef patty topped with lettuce, tomato, onion and pickles served on a Kaiser Roll.  Add American, Swiss or cheddar cheese $0.50. 6.99 Elkmont Burger Fresh ground beef topped with BBQ sauce and bacon with cheddar cheese, an onion ring and all the fixins on the side. 8.49 Firefly Chicken Sandwich 6oz. chicken breast cooked in white wine with fresh sauteed mushrooms, bacon and topped with Swiss cheese.  Includes all the fixins on the side.  Served on Pannini bread. 8.99 Dee’s Grilled Cheese American & Swiss cheeses topped with a tomato and served on Pannini bread. Add bacon for $1.00. 5.99 Fried Green Tomato BLT Two fried green tomatoes, lettuce, bacon and a special sauce served on Texas toast.  Add cheddar, Swiss or American cheese $0.50. 6.99 Rib Eye Steak Sandwich Choice cut ribeye prepared to your liking and served on a roll with all of the fixins. 10.99 Fried Bologna Sandwich Thick cut bologna served on Texas toast with lettuce and tomato.  Add Cheddar, Swiss or American cheese $0.50. 5.99 Country Fried Steak Sandwich Served with lettuce, tomato and pickle on a Kaiser roll. 7.99 Country Ham Sandwich Served with lettuce, tomato and pickle on a Kaiser roll. 7.99 This page last updated 08/19/2012
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Search Knoxville Dining at a Glance ONLINE ORDERING NOT AVAILABLE Firefly Cafe Breakfast Specialties Banana Split Fruit and Yogurt Parfait A unique fruit parfait served in a banana split boat.  Fresh fruit and delicious yougurt topped with home-made granola. 5.99 Beverages Orange, Apple or Tomato Juice Available in a 4oz. or 16oz. serving. 1.49 / 2.89 Hot Chocolate 1.99 Milk 1.99 Hand Made Chocolate Milk 2.19 Iced Luzianne Tea Served sweetened or un-sweetened. 1.79 Homemade Lemonade 1.79 Vienna Coffee 1.00 Coca-Cola Beverages 1.79 Soups Vegetable Soup Served by the cup or bowl. 2.99 / 4.99 Soup of the Day Served by the cup or bowl. 2.99 / 4.99 Gluten Free Soup Served by the cup or bowl. 2.99 / 4.99 Side Items Vegetables of the day are listed on the blackboards. 1.99 Salads Firefly Salad Fresh mixed greens, feta cheese, pecans, chopped eggs, onions, tomatoes and topped with homemade croutons.  Your choice of home-made Firefly Cafe salad dressings.  Add grilled shrimp or chicken $3.00. 8.99 Side Salad Mixed greens with tomatoes, onion, cheddar cheese and home-made croutons.  Your choice of home-made Firefly Cafe salad dressings. 3.99 Daily Specials We have daily special entrees that are posted on our blackboards. Desserts Our daily desserts are posted on the blackboards.
7967 East Lamar Alexander Parkway, Townsend, TN 865.738.3507 Firefly Cafe in Townsend is home to the FAMOUS Firefly Pie.  Although the specialty does not appear on the restaurant’s published menu, it does appear on the restaurant’s “blackboard” specials posted throughout the restaurant.  Elkmont is the world home to the Synchronous Firefly, commonly known as the lightening bug.  During June & July these bugs or flies present a spectacular show at Elkmont in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Townsend eatery showcases this spectacular event as a backdrop to their spectacular offerings.  Firefly Cafe is a locally owned eatery engaged in quality servings for guests in the Townsend area.  Townsend is highly advertised as the quiet-less- advertised side of the Smoky Mountains.  The Firefly Cafe offers daily Blackboard offerings in addition to their regular menu.  The cafe also offers a picnic basket meal for trips to Cade’s Cove and even caters to those who are renting cabins in the Townsend area.  If you are expecting guests, the cabin catering service is discreet and offers multiple plans for serving your guests.  Trip Advisor reviews indicate the food is the best of Townsend. Souviners available on the premises.