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The Firehouse Restaurant

627 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
+1 423-929-7677
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (58 reviews)
“beans” (42 reviews)
“sliced pork” (16 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
627 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always great barbeque! A quick in and out for lunch. Great selections, even if you do not eat barbeque!

Thank Anna K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting our grandson at ETSU and he suggested that we all go the Firehouse. Wow, what a great meal. I ordered the Brisket and it was excellent. We loved the way they had decorated the lobby with the old fire truck and historic...More

Thank jelh47
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Unmatched service. Authentic staff.relaxing, fantastic food. Sit on the 1923 restored Fire engine. Cool!

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I usually have take-away and look forward to the pulled pork barbeque sandwich. I have also tried the French dip and we always have steamed broccoli

Thank berryandfang
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We can always count on Firehouse for the best barbeque ever and the friendliest staff and most reliable service anywhere.

Thank Meema23
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I met some old friends who live in the area, and they raved about how good it was...It was pretty good! I had the ribs and brisket combo, choosing bbq beans and baked potato salad as my sides. The baked potato salad was awesome, the...More

Thank FedExcontractdude
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Four of us going to the ETSU football game had lunch on a Saturday. Good BBQ and well priced in a clean environment. The Carolina pulled pork was especially well done.

Thank WoComan
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Everyone was pleased with the food and we had great service, waitress was Michaela M, she was very efficient, great personality

Thank joelwilson46
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We had the sliced pork plate and the ribs and chicken combo. I tasted all meats and each were well prepared and tasteful. Tender meats seasoned well. The steak fries were exceptional. I also enjoyed a cup of meaty chili. Service was spot on and...More

Thank Oakrr
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Had their pulled pork Carolina Barbecue, with Texas Toast and a cup of some really great chili along with a plate of shredded pork nachos. Yummy! On the downside they didn't offer hush puppies but with a very modest $22 complete meal I'm not going...More

Thank Doctorbuzzard C
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28 March 2016|
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Response from Volusiagirl M | Reviewed this property |
Firehouse is happy to offer gift certificates !
26 September 2015|
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Response from Darryl H | Reviewed this property |
I double-checked with the restaurant's website and yes, The Firehouse is closed on Sundays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 627 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 423-929-7677
  • E-mail
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