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The Firehouse Restaurant

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627 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
(423) 929-7677
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Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
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: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 102
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    Very good
  • 17
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  • 9
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great BBQ!

The pulled pork BBQ with the hot version of sweet sauce is my favorite. I like the fact that you add sauce to sandwich or platter; pork is not served in a sauce. Their steak fries are among the best in the area. BBQ beans are good as well. Went during weekday lunch - offers sandwich special... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
becca83-TN
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The pulled pork BBQ with the hot version of sweet sauce is my favorite. I like the fact that you add sauce to sandwich or platter; pork is not served in a sauce. Their steak fries are among the best in the area. BBQ beans are good as well. Went during weekday lunch - offers sandwich special. Also, 'express' line... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If you want the best mouth watering Barbeque ever, this IS the place to eat! Wonderful decor, accommodating and polite staff rolled up into tremendous Southern Hospitality!

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Rocky Top
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Firehouse has been a consistent great source of BBQ for 25+ year. Dine in or carry out is always a good experience. My out of town family want to go there every time they visit about 4 times a year. I loved the Carolina pulled pork, BBQ beans, and potato wedges. My wife has the beef and daughter has the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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143 reviews 143 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Who could resist BBQ? The portions are generous, the beans are divine and the BBQ is on point. Too bad it's so so far away from home.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

They have wonderful bbq and ask the items which I have tried having been good. I like the hashbrown casserole. Service has always been good. Lunch time is in and out if your in a hurry to get back to work. I do wish they offered a normal lunch where the server comes to take Your order but if you... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

After living in Johnson City for six months, my wife and I finally visited The Firehouse Restaurant. We arrived during peak dinner hours on a Friday evening, so had to wait about 20 minutes to be seated. What followed was well worth the wait. I have eaten a lot of barbecue over the years and I'm not easily impressed, but... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Great service and food. You try their House salad dressing. We have never been disappointed. I highly recommend that you come in for a great meal.

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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48 reviews 48 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I have been there at least six times, every time is awsome, I go to the VA once a week to get lunch for one of the residence, today he picked the Firehouse. Joe ordered the French Onion soup and reuben, I had the club. when I got back Joe showd me the soup it was fixed prefect with plenty... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

RECENTLY WENT TO EAT AT FIREHOUSE PARTY OF 3 DINNER #1 hamburger steak (well done) baked potato,and beans -received hamburger steak put ketchup on top,cut into hamburger steak it was cooked medium (pink center) -received baked potato (cold) sent food back and received hamburger steak said it was recooked -with ketchup all over it and meat still had a pink... More 

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Ottawa,ON
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The waitress that helped us was fantastic!! She made suggestions and we ordered our food to share....one plate for two!! It is good that we did!! Lots of delicious food....a little dry but still good!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 627 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: (423) 929-7677

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Delicatessen
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?