Firefly Tapas on Paradise
Firefly Tapas on Paradise

Firefly Tapas on Paradise

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.fireflylv.com/
  • Phone: (702) 369-3971
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sun-Thurs: 11:30am - 1am
    Fri-Sat: 11:30am - 2am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Spanish, Latin / Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates
  • Executive Chef: Jaime Villanueva
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Firefly on Paradise is a unique dining experience in Las Vegas. We feature a variety of "tapas", the small, flavorful dishes from Spain. Our tapas menu is eclectic and fun, consisting of dozens of different dishes. Choose from our many hot and cold plates to assemble a multi course feast or… order in waves and share to enjoy as many flavors as possible.

    Custom menus and dishes can be created for your special event.
  • Private Party Facilities: We have multiple private dining rooms, featuring dedicated audio, built-in projectors with laptop and wifi connectivity. The rooms may also feature full bars if needed. We have set our rooms up to accommodate all settings from professional business meetings to late-night lounge parties.
  • Private Party Contact: Regina Simmons 7025569349x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Sands Ave
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Lighted, Private lot
A word from Firefly Tapas on Paradise
Firefly on Paradise is a unique dining experience in Las Vegas. We feature a variety of "tapas", the small, flavorful dishes from Spain. Our tapas menu is eclectic and fun, consisting of dozens of different dishes. Choose from our many hot and cold plates to assemble a multi course feast or… order in waves and share to enjoy as many flavors as possible.
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Firefly Tapas on Paradise reviews from OpenTable diners
144 reviews since July 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelEnergetic
91% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (108)fit for foodies (90)late-night find (50)hot spot (49)great for outdoor dining (44)neighborhood gem (43)special occasion (39)romantic (26)vibrant bar scene (26)great for lunch (20)notable wine list (10)great for brunch (9)kid-friendly (8)Show More
  • Never disappoints!
    NancyBVIP
    Dined on 11/19/2014
    I love small plate places! So much more fun to try bites of lots of things. Do NOT miss the bacon wrapped dates or the apple and Manchego salad. Everything else is good too, but those are my favorites! Sure wish they hadn't closed their other location :'-(
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Spanish tapa heaven
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    We loved the restaurant and can't wait to go back for more. We chose the tapas that sounded good to us, and asked waiter for recommendations, he was right on.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • So, ridiculously, good...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    OMG OMG OMG OMG - can't stop thinking about this terrific place - great staff, delicious food, and all at a super reasonable price. Felt like winning the dinner lottery. Keep up the great work!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food. Great staff
    Catalino
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Great food and an equally great staff was found at this place. Some tapas took a little longer than usual such as the hot tapas, but it arrives steaming hot and beautifully presented. I love the staff. They reminded me so much of the service we received when we visited Barcelona several years ago: enthusiastic, quick (and I mean quick), and knowledgeable of the menu. If anything, I wish they could do something to the walls and ceiling because right around 6:30 p.m., it gets noisy. Granted, we dined on a Saturday night and there were a couple of bachelorette parties in attendance, but the noise level could be muted somehow. Maybe the ceiling could use a layer of sound-deadening material found in luxury cars or something.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Good
    LLCC
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Firefly is in our neighborhood and we eat there often. The food is great and the tapas style allows us to taste many items on the menu. Recently we remembered to order the paella. We orderd it 1/2 hour before we left the house, were seated and it was brought to our table in 15 minutes or less! It serves from about 2-4 and you can add or delete ingredients if you want to. My personal favorites are the gazpacho, heirloom tomato salad and tuna tartar but there are so many wonderful items on the menu that we try to taste something different each time. The restaurant can be very noisy when it's full. The outside patio is a great space to eat at tables or sit on couches. There are misters for the heat and heaters for when it's chilly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Noisy but decent food and service
    LocalDinerVIP
    Dined on 11/5/2014
    We were seated promptly, but near two very loud groups. In addition, the music was also loud, so conversation wasn't really possible. Food was just Ok, and service was perfunctory. I had the feeling that we were on an assembly line. Maybe it would have been better if we were outside..... Surely there are better options in the moderate price range.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • New foods
    foodlover
    Dined on 11/3/2014
    This is a great way to try new foods you may not have tried before and a great way to try a lot of different flavors. It is very fun to have a group of people go and share everything. Overall I liked everything we tried, the mussels were only OK and the salad would have been good for a lunch by itself just not something to share. The scallops and dates were excellent and so was the Paella as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious!
    Foodluv
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    The food is amazing! Service was great! I have only good things to say, must try!! I highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great spot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    We had an early reservation and they allowed us to double the people with short notice. Great food. Great waitress who spoke Spanish for our international guests. They thought it different and yummie. Highly recommended. Get off the strip and enjoy dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yummy food at the right price
    WakeForestFoodie
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    In Vegas it's hard to get out for less than $100, and that's without drinks. At Firefly we had a terrific dinner, with drinks and still stayed significantly under that. The food is boldly flavored and may be a bit overwhelming for many kids, but for someone coming from North Carolina, where they prefer their food bland, this was a joyous night for my tastebuds!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • What a treat!
    CanolAVIP
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Best sangria! I tried the red and the sparkling. Red is my favorite! I enjoyed the stuffed dates and chorizo and clams. The chorizo and chicken stuffed mushrooms were okay, I saw the mushroom empanada and wish I would have tried that instead. Pass on the fish sticks. GREAT portions for tapas. The live music on Sunday brings in a fun crowd.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Horrible service
    JNLeon
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    I've never in a loudly place before like this,the service was horrible,I ordered one thing and they bring me another one.Takes a lot time to serve and I had to screen to screen to order because the waiter couldn't heard me.I invite two friends and I had to apologize to them, the environment, noise and service were fatal.I order salmon,and 30 min later since I order they bring me a prosciutto with bread,when I asked to the waiter,he said oh I forgot it,do you think this is fear? Very disappointed with everything!!!
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  • Great tapas
    KTMemphisVIP
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    The cocktails were amazing, as were the dates and the lamb chops. The atmosphere was lively.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Can't wait to go back
    2tired2cook
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Wonderful staff, great advice on dishes. Love small plates to share, especially while in Vegas where everything else is over the top. We will definitely make this a must eat restaurant when we're in town!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun, good food!
    Selbob
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    5 of us went to dinner had several different plates. It was very enjoyable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • just ok
    alcwpg
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    Had been to Firefly about 5 years ago and remembered it to be a fun place with great food and reasonable prices off the strip. It was just ok this time. Place seemed a bit tired and food was unremarkable.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lisaluv
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Had a great birthday experience here! The sangria and tapas are amazing and the staff was very friendly. Great dining experiences!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent tapas
    Omz1984
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Last minute search well I was in Vegas and firefly was recommended on trip adviser. Service was very fast, food was great and staff were kind and friendly, will go back here if I go Vegas no doubt! Tapas were perfect at top value
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Date night
    iGabriel
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    This is a great spot to have a romantic date night with your girl. The staff was very friendly, they have very good choice of tapas and wines. You must try to get a table at the terrace, specially if they are having live music that night.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing variety!
    ColoradoKelly
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    This restaurant accommodated our group of 7 and satisfied both vegetarians and meat eaters. There was not a single item ordered we did not enjoy. The food was flavorful, unique and exciting! The red Sangria tasted good but there wasn't much brandy in it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GO!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Off the strip, nice covered patio, very good service, outstanding food, and the best white sangria you can imagine. Take the short taxi ride off the Vegas strip, and enjoy...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fun and yummy tapas
    Foodie
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Everything we tried tasted good. Not some amazingly creative flavors, but very good food, good service, fun Latin band (Sunday). Scallops were my favorite, also flan for desert.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good eats
    FoodFinder
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Overall, it was a solid Good. The atmosphere was quite energetic (Sat night); service was good (though I don't know why we had to wait when we had a reservation and lots of noticeably open tables, including the one we were sat at). Menu variety is fun and diverse, with very reasonably priced. Apple and Manchego salad was good and refreshing; the beef filet salad was tender and well composed. The patatas bravas were interesting-the sauce was like that of sauced buffalo wings (I know, weird, right?). The scallops were perfectly cooked, tho the puree and buerre blanc it was served on weren't quite right... the buerre blanc was chunky and thicker than I would've expected and the puree was just ok... All that said, food was good. And very loud.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Really delicious tapas
    Jeannny
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    We really like tapas and the selection as well as the taste of these tapas were amazing. I would recommend the restaurant for sure for tapas (we haven't tried the rest).
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Repeat
    OKAY
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    This was my second time experiencing dining at Fire Fly. I was just as great as the first time I went. I was able to eat some favorites from last time and try some new ones, which were all so delicious. I would definitely recommend coming if your in Las Vegas. Can't wait till the next time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    The food was excellent! I would recommend this! However if you are looking for a quiet nite out, I would pass, it was a bit noisy, but the food was fantastic!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Firefly
    waxie1899VIP
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    Dinner at Firefly was its usual excellent quality. The only drawback was that on this particular night the service was slow. Otherwise the experience was as expected and as remembered.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best Deal in Las Vegas
    cbinca2000
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    You cannot beat Firefly for tapas. Even if you do not like sharing, you will enjoy the food. Of course, sharing is the best idea. I try to go to Firefly every time I am in Vegas. I have taken numerous friends and everyone loves it, foodies and not.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • mljgalVIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Tapas and Sangria and you can't go wrong. We went on a Friday night and it was very energetic. The food is good and the service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious
    Eatingismything
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    We have been here before but brought some out of town friends and they loved it, we all tried new things and it was the perfect night out with awesome food and sangria
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food..maybe skip the kids
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    The food was excellent except the grilled octopus, but it may be just me... flavor was not to my liking. Pork Empanada is to die for. Table next to us had some kids that were swearing so loud it became obnoxiously ridiculous and they even threatened to walk on their tab. But that is my experience... it's such a great place otherwise.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • food ok, not real Spanish/Spain
    FerFromSpain
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    we had a bad table, in the middle of nowhere, to close to a very noisy private party room. Some plates were good (boquerones, tortilla, sangria) other need improvement (gazpacho, jamon). very friendly crew
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • gone down hill
    europeancarfan87
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    i use to love the one on sarha in summerlin. its too bad they closed as i will no longer be eating at firefly
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Las Vegas trip
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Our favorite Las Vegas restaurant. It was a perfect ending to our trip.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • good but far from great
    uclalanaVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Firefly is super busy and popular with Party Busses and Limos. We saw three of them whilst dining on a Saturday night. Food is not authentic Spanish tapas, but tapas sized portions of all sorts of foods. Grilled peppers were great! Chicken salad with endives was decent... The endives were very fresh. Chicken tinga empanada was good but too expensive ($6.50 for one empanada). Baby back ribs were a waste of $10. Four tough ribs doused in sauce. We each took a small bite and realized it was awful.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • It's Okay
    Phil
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Nothing too special. Somewhat awkward table configuration considering the focus is tapas and sharing. The restaurant is way too dark. One item I ordered was the ribeye...great quality of meat, but it was very salty and over sauced. The lamb sausage was excellent. We ordered about 8 other tapas and they were good, just not great. It was our first visit and Firefly didn't live up to its reputation. It was my daughter's 18th birthday dinner, so a special night. Unfortunately, the food didn't match the occasion...at least that night it didn't. Not sure if I'd go back.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • meyen
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    ambiance was great, i did not like our seat, i always get great seats with open table -- not this time, the service made up for that, our waiter alejandro was very nice and attentive, not annoying, i had never have tapas nor had any idea what it was. the food was perfectly portioned, i was able to taste a few without overeating, the pitcher of sangria was enough for four or more (there was only me and my husband, my son is onyl 16) so good! we love the calamari, the clams in chorizo, steamed mussels, of course the bacon wrapped dates! the butter and bread were yummy, not to miss the firefly fish stick! definitely told my friends and cant wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Quick lunch
    TheFabMrsPVIP
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    My business associate and I came in for a quick lunch and we were a little worried we weren't going to get in and out on time. It was nice and quiet so we could discuss our upcoming meeting and the array of different little plates were perfect. We had just enough to share and ordered a variety of different plates and all were delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Buzzy
    Jerry
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    We found Firefly to be nicely buzzy on a Tuesday evening, even though we were on time for our 8 Pm reservation, we had a pleasant 15 minute wait at the bar. While this is basically a tapas menu, we went for the paella. At checking, we were warned of a 40 minute wait for the paella preparation. We order before the bar wait, and like what we got. We enjoyed several tapas dishes during the wait...all very good. Service was great. Paella was a tad over cooked and, therefore, on the dry side. A god experience
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Glad I found this via Open Table
    bookladyVIP
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    I was looking for a lunch venue outside my hotel for one outing while in Las Vegas. While the "small plates" were pretty large and I found that I had ordered more than I could eat (three different dishes), the food was good. I had the tomato bread with manchego cheese and serrao ham, artichoke toasts and pork or beef empanadas. There were a number of other choices that sounded tempting including stuffed dates, mushroom tart, and caramel flan for dessert. My cab driver mentioned that it was a hot spot in the evenings on the weekend.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet