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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” (58 reviews)
“beans” (40 reviews)
“sliced pork” (15 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 6 days ago

i arrived for an early lunch but was super hungry. I had the ribs and chicken combo. The ribs were fall off the bone tender and very good. Only small complaint wast they could have had a little more meaty. Chicken was well prepared juicy...More

Thank Jeff511
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the unique quick service option where one initially orders and pays and goes directly to a table. Regular service also available. Nice atmosphere and food quality was good as well as the very friendly service personnel.

Thank saint5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Come here often - lunch sandwhich special is a good deal .. usually get small pulled pork and fries - best traditional steak fries in town.. bbq beans are good as well. If you come at lunch and there is a long line, opt out...More

Thank becca83-TN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the pull pork sandwich with the steak fries. Both were delicious. The atmosphere is very pleasant and decor is unique.

Thank pat c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went yesterday for lunch quick in and out. Great servers and even have a lighter side menu for those who are interested. GREAT FOOD>

Thank Teresa A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by on our way back to VA from Asheville on a whim. We were so impressed with the Brisket sand which and the fries were amazing! I'm not normally a fan of steak fries but these are an exception.

Thank aurelieclaire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unless you are familiar with the area you better have a GPS to find it. Near ETSU campus. Great food with a friendly staff. The kids will enjoy having their photo taken with the old fire engine as a background. No cheap prices but reasonable....More

Thank discjockey56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been going to the Firehouse for many years. I've never had a bad experience there and the good has always been really good. Over the years my family also asks to go there when they are in for barbeque. See you there soon.

Thank AceShepard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here while traveling through town thanks to Trip Advisor. This is a neat place and heavily firehouse themed. The bbq is tender, juicy, and has a great flavor. The ribs were very good! At first bite I thought I wouldn't like them because...More

Thank Matthew V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Firehouse is always great. The menu has something for everyone. I love the sliced pork and beef, it is a nice change from the usual pulled BBQ.

Thank KnoxTravler
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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
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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