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The Firehouse Restaurant

627 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
(423) 929-7677
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Ranked #3 of 257 restaurants in Johnson City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Delicatessen, Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
New Lenox, Illinois
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

This place has excellent service! Our waiter,Joe was spot on and very hospitable! The hosts, didn't catch their names, were also into their jobs as well!

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

The restaurant is housed in an old firehouse. You get the feel that this is a chain but it appears to be a really successful, one of a kind. They play up the firehouse theme to the hilt. I had BBQ ribs and pulled pork. Both were good, however, I was still enjoying them late the next morning;-) Basic salad.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

We traveled up from Florida and had bbq in Georgia, north Carolina, and Tennessee. This was the best service I've ever had!! The manager noticed we hadn't ordered the sliced pork ( which was the start of the firehouse restaurant) so he brought us a plate so we could try it out!! It was amazing!! The girl that was our... More

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Johnson City, Tennessee
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We (my husband and I) took my mom, who was visiting us from Atlanta, there for lunch. Being new in Johnson City, it was our first time at the restaurant. It was a great meal with super service. Great portions for the price and a very enjoyable atmosphere. We will certainly return!

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Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Everyone who worked there was friendly, helpful and polite. The barbeque ribs and chicken were very good, but do make sure one of your sides is the baked potato salad - it was fantastic and I'm not usually a big fan of potato salad. Very clean restaurant, but did I mention the great staff ! Will return when in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

If you want great food and great service go to firehouse. Barbeque is great , sauce is superb. Tea is great.

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Erwin, Tennessee, USA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My wife and I had a date night so we decided to go to The Firehouse restaurant. We've been several times and had great customer service every time. This visit was more of the same. Great service and the food was excellent as always. What I did not realize was how affordable dinner is there. My wife had a BBQ... More

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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73 reviews 73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

there were 5 of us, one of whom was trying to get around with a broken ankle - the staff bent over backwards to make his getting in as easy as possible Several folks came over, including the owner to make sure we were comfortable and enjoying our meal. we tried the different meats and side dishes and shared -... More

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Jacksonville, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Eat in an actual firehouse and enjoy some great BBQ. A great family atmosphere, I always make time to eat here when I visit JC.

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Fort Lauderdale
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74 reviews 74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Found this restaurant on trip advisor. It is a fun restaurant from the fire truck in the entrance, to the Dalmatian dog exhibit, also the staff is dressed as fire fighters and our hostess told us about the history of the building and the room we ate in. The food was excellent!!!!

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