Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Gainesville

4.6
1395 reviews
$30 and under
American
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill is located in Virginia Gateway near Regal Cinemas in the Promenade. We offer authentic wood-fired steaks, seafood, specialty cocktails and select wines. Join us for Happy Hour Monday - Friday from 4-7PM and Saturday - Sunday 11AM - 5PM at the FIREBAR® or on the patio. We offer top-notch service and upscale dining at a modest price.

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M23456
Richmond
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

I enjoy firebirds. Overall the food is great. My only complaint would be the chocolate brownie dessert I ordered. It was not the same quality that I recalled the last time I ordered it. The brownie tasted as though it was store bought or came from a Betty Crocker mix. They must of run out of the ingredients to make it or the vendor didn’t have any. It wasn’t warmed up except maybe towards the middle. It kinda tasted stale and there was not enough of the dark chocolate sauce. I was looking forward to it but was rather disappointed.

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Loft
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous - Friendly - "Angel" was the best server yet. Thanks

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vipMichaelN
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The food was very good, and the service we received from Josh was outstanding.

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ShermanS
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience4

After telling them the reason we were there was our anniversary there was no acknowledgement of it. We were sat at a table in a section different then where our server was serving which slowed our service down alot! We almost felt neglected at times because servers would walk around us.

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Lunchbuddies
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, outside dining was wonderful! Service was good.

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KennyT
Baltimore
40 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Good, solid food. Could be seasoned a bit more, but good overall. Service was excellent. Very friendly and professional staff.

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Juliannes
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Greating, service and food was perfect. Would highly recommend.

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SharonA
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience3

Food was very salty, waiter was overwhelmed and lost our drink and then claimed there was no more, Coca Cola was flat, gave us to go boxes without a bag to put it in. And gave us our receipt without the booklet to put our card. The list goes on! It was our 2nd time at this location and I think our last. Horrible!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 16 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. Never disappointed when I go to Firebirds!!

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MissyA
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and drinks! Highly recommend. Romantic setting and in a great location.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on 15 October 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

I’ve dined here many times and have always had a good experience. This time was pretty rough. I was notified at 8:37 that my table was ready… my reservation was at 8:45. I responded that I was on the way. We arrived by my reservation time and they had give our table to someone else. The hostess was leaning over the hostess stand as if she were exhausted. Our table had been wiped with a soaked cloth and was so wet the menus stuck to it so our waitress had to come dry it. Our waitress did a great job. She was very energetic and interactive. We were dining la

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Flagship
Washington DC
16 reviews
Dined on 13 October 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

First time at Firebirds. Food good, service generally fine, Amber very helpful and personable, but one small oversight- filled both of our wine glasses without offering test sip from bottle. Noted most wait staff wearing masks.

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Lkshaw
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great time catching up with my family member. We had delicious wine, lobster app was delicious and food was terrific.

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Winealot
Washington DC
59 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We were a party of four. The restaurant noise level went beyond "energetic" to downright "loud," to the point that our server had problems hearing use and vice versa.

Two people ordered fish dishes the other two ordered the aged ribeye. The steaks, although cooked to order, medium and medium rare, were served at a temperature that was cooler than it should have been. They would have been cold before we could finish them.

When we tried to explain this to the server, she had trouble understanding whether we were talking about the internal color, spice, or actual heat. Despite our best efforts, she had to call a manager. The manager understood and offered us the option of a quick reheat or to have two new steaks cooked. We opted for the reheat, as we didn't want to wait for new steaks. Little did we know the "45-second" reheat was going to take in excess of five minutes. However, when the steaks came out, they were the correct temperature.

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RobertE
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Great service.

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DarleneP
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Our table was ready when we arrived. Although we sat near the kitchen it was not Smokey - so good airflow. More open and welcoming than other locations we have been to. Service was great- knowledgeable and friendly. Overall, a good experience.

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CristinaP
Atlantic City
3 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an amazing time! Service was incredible & the food was amazing. I got the “By the Fire” cocktail and it was one of the best drinks I’ve ever had!

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Jude13
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

This was our first visit to the restaurant. Food was good only issue is my steak was more on the well done than medium

We also ordered salmon, burger, and Mac and cheese for kids
All were excellent, the service was outstanding I wish we new the name of the person who was assigned to our table but she is fabulous and friendly.

the reception desk was average the person was not so welcoming even when I tried to make some small talk with her.

Food was good defiantly would go back.

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PaulB
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on 8 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great server

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on 4 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff is always courteous and friendly, always a pleasure!

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AmberT
Richmond
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious! Server was very attentive! Creme brule cheesecake was absolutely amazing!

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RestonDiner69
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, beer, happy hour and outdoor seating for fall

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RobertC
1 review
Dined on 1 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Well prepared ribeye and filet mignon. Chop salads were good

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KathleenT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 1 October 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

My rare burger was a little bit too done but not enough to send it back.

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JoeE
Columbus
5 reviews
Dined on 30 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The meal was delicious and our server was so attentive to our needs as we had to have different items left off our meal selections due to dietary restrictions. Our server was a excellent listener and did suggestive selling . She helped make this a great experience! We will be back!

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GPeck
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 29 September 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The Ribeye and Salmon and sides were prepared well and good. Service by Taylor was terrific.

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AdamD
1 review
Dined on 26 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food, selection, and service are excellent. A little pricey, but good for a special occasion.

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bradf
1 review
Dined on 25 September 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience3

I will preface this by saying it was homecoming night but given that aside it was an ok experience. Making our one year anniversary at firebirds for dinner just ok..

Food was extremely late and undercooked and I swear I thought the waitress took off with my credit card with the time I had to wait to get it back.

Would I return? Probably not

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CharlesG
1 review
Dined on 25 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We always enjoy our visits to Firebird's Wood Fired Grill. It does seem that the menu has been trimmed back in the past year or so and no longer offers some of my favorites like the Coconut Shrimp platter or the Shrimp with the Habanero aioli sauce. Please bring back the original menu items.

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vipJoel
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on 23 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great evening - great food - great service!!!!!!!!

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BytheSeay
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on 22 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pre-concert dinner. Quick service and good food a d drinks!

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CarolF
1 review
Dined on 21 September 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

The space, particularly indoors, is very attractive. Alas the food is mediocre. This was our second time at Firebird. We won’t return.

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EBR3
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 20 September 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience4

The food was slow to come out. My wife ordered a glass of Pinot Grigio, but they came back 15 minutes later and said they were out. My sister doesn’t eat dairy so ordered her mixed vegetables without butter. They came with butter. No apologies but they did redo the order. We ordered the equivalent of Bang Bang Shrimp appetizer. It came late - after we had finished the entrees - and was not the same flavor but Buffalo Wing sauce instead. My aged ribeye was tougher than I expected. All in all very poor service from the kitchen. They are understaffed.

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HankM
1 review
Dined on 19 September 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience2

The service was very challenged. Getting water refilled took 10 minutes, twice. Dinner arrived within 45 seconds of the appetizer. Screaming children and their blaring loud iPad movie playing behind us was so irritating. Table top TVs without headphones should not be allowed. Just a disappointment this time...

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything at Firebirds is great. The food is exceptional and the staff are real professionals!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall1food1service4ambience3

One of our entrées came out 40 minutes after the other two.
We also ordered the surf and turf with the 9 ounce filet and the lobster tail was completely overdone and very tough. We were not offered any compensation after making our waiter aware of that and nor did they comp the meatloaf dinner which arrived much much later than the other two dinners because of a order screwup. They did offer a dessert but we felt that was insult to injury because of the other two situations with the entrées. We felt they should’ve comped those two meals! We eat there all the time but now question whether we will ever go back!
Very disappointed

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vipSunflower
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

It was our first visit. Great service, good food and nice ambiance. Will definitely return.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Tulsa
7 reviews
Dined on 17 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was in town on a short family visit. I’d made a reservation and you guys were very accommodating! We were seated at a round table for 7….I’m terrible with names but our server, a lady with dark hair, was wonderful!

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vipDave
Richmond
13 reviews
Dined on 17 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service along with great food. Ambience was nice.

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MelissaF
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service, highly recommend for a nice dinner out

FAQs

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Gainesville does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Gainesville also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (703) 743-7463.

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Gainesville is rated 4.6 stars by 1395 OpenTable diners.

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Gainesville does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://firebirdsrestaurants.com/gift-cards/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.

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