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The Firehouse Restaurant

627 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
+1 423-929-7677
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (57 reviews)
“beans” (38 reviews)
“sliced pork” (14 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
627 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been a couple of times, never a complaint, good food and great prices, best BBQ?? Well not sure of that but a great family atmosphere , enjoy

Thank Dominic P
Reviewed 6 days ago

longtime favorite in Johnson City. Consistent quality and service is a hallmark of this place. Owner walks the floor during busy lunch hour which is always great to see in an establishment. Menu goes beyond BBQ and everything is good.

Thank hootbird
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great barbecue, best fries in town, yummy baked beans, just right coleslaw all served in a comfortable atmosphere. They know how to do baked potatoes and iced tea exactly right. If you're able to save room for dessert, they have that well covered, too -...More

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Firehouse is a beautiful building and an enjoyable atmosphere. The selection is wonderful. Be sure to order extra House BBQ dressing for your salad... delicious! My favorite entrée is always a FULL rack of ribs. Half a rack will only leave you craving for...More

Thank JCTNTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Okay, everybody says they have great barbecue but nobody does it with the style and customer service of Firehouse. Located in a renovated firehouse, the wait staff comes to your rescue with sweet tee, luscious ribs and tantalizing sides. You won't be disappointed with a...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 1 week ago

do you like friendly service? this is your place. Firehouse has a varied menu so that if you want smoked or bq or just a baked potatoe & salad., this is your place. Updated for you and closed on Sunday. Yeah, the employees can go...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The BBQ here is very good and although I personally think it needs no sauce, there are a variety of sauces to pick from. In addition there a some very good sides to add to your dining pleasure. Great place for family dining.

Thank WThiker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is my favorite Johnson City eatery-great food and service. Not a chain. I love the thin sliced pork platter; the sides are great, esp the beans and salads

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place! Very good meet and service. I have tried a combo with pulled pork and beef brisket and both was great.

Thank Álvaro G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant came highly recommended. Built in old firehouse building. Good looking building. Plenty of parking. Has a real firetruck on display inside. Has a modern smoke house across the parking lot. Missed the smoke coming out of the stack, putting that BBQ flavor in...More

Thank Brad H
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
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
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