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All 263 Johnson City Restaurants

The Firehouse Restaurant

627 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
(423) 929-7677
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Ranked #5 of 263 Restaurants in Johnson City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Mon 11:00 am - 9:30 am
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

The restaurant is located in an old firehouse with fire related decor. The concept is neat, however, the food was lacking compared to the competition.

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Union, New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Loved the settings, all the firehouse antiques especially the old engine right in the loby. Staff was friendly and service quick. We recommend everything we ate; potato skins, southern pulled pork plate, and pulled pork salad. Stopped in on our way south to Florida, would detour to come here again.

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Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

We were on our way to Boone, NC and was wanting to stop for lunch and we had no idea where to go, so we got on Trip Advisor and found this great place!! There was 12 of us. We were greeted right away in a very friendly manner, so glad you chose us kind of way. Our orders were... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is the place to go when you don't know what you're hungry for. Not only do they have bbq but they have the best salads, clubs, and sides to choose from. The desserts are not too shabby either. I would recommend this place in a heartbeat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Visited The Firehouse for the first time today. This restaurant is 1st Class all the way! From the staff,to the decor,to the food! The BEST BBQ hands down!!! The staff couldn't have been more hospitable! Can't wait to visit again!!!!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We are frequent customers of the Firehouse Restaurant and have never gotten a bad meal here! The ribs are always fantastic! The sides are great as well! We've just about tried everything on their menu and it's all good!! If you want to taste the best ribs in town - you need to go here!!!

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Kingsport, Tennessee
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Been going to The Firehouse for years. You will always have great professional service and a good quality meal. The salad and chili combo is out favorite lunch, but have had just about everything else on the menu and it is always good. The express lunch system they have created works well.

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Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

A small, family owned non-chain restaurant, TFR serves various barbecued meats alone or in combination plates, along with typical side items. The service is very friendly and efficient even on a cold Friday night (no reservations Fri/Sat nights); prices very reasonable, portion sizes generous, not excessive. Presentation was what would be expected for a BBQ spot; meat (pork and beef... More 

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Church Hill, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Always a great place to eat while in JC! Been coming here for years always get food, great atmosphere, and great service.

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Johnson City, Tennessee, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

I've never been disappointed eating at the Firehouse. Doesn't matter what I ordered - it's always been great! Eaten there iced 100 times!

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Additional Information about The Firehouse Restaurant

Address: 627 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
Phone Number: (423) 929-7677
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Delicatessen, Steakhouse

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