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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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11:00 am - 9:30 am
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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: Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 99
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
I've found my new favorite!

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... read more

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

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

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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42 reviews 42 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Had a good meal here. Tried a little of everything and was extremely pleased. Staff was cordial and swift. Food was fresh and filling as well as dessert. well worth your effort and money to venture into this location!

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Tennessee
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

So, I went to this place because of the reviews. I ordered the beef brisket. It was very tough and swimming in bbq sauce, that wasn't unique and was more of a nuisance. That is, until I scraped it off of my rawhide...I mean brisket. I covered the "brisket" back up with the sauce. It made the tough meat easier... More 

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Crossville
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Firehouse consistently has the best ribs. Also the club sandwich is fabulous. They smoke their hams and they are the best! Try the French Onion soup, baked with lots of cheese, it is great!

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North Carolina
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138 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

4th visit here, and each trip just gets less and less appealing. This trip, server served us our salads BEFORE the appetizer. Sliced beef is NOTHING more than Roast Beef, even had the discoloring that you get with deli Roast Beef. Sorry guys, but 4th time is the charm........we won't be returning.

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Justin S, Manager at The Firehouse Restaurant, responded to this review

We're very sorry to hear that it sounds like none of your experiences dining with us have been satisfactory. We would hope that since you this was your fourth visit there was something good from the previous experiences to bring you back but if that's not the case we're sorry to hear that. Our team is trained very well to... More 

Mountain City, Tennessee
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We went there for lunch. place was packed. Lots of laughter and everyone seemed to be having a good time. Took a short time to seat us. We were seated upstairs. Menu was as expected with barbecue items. Prices on the menu were medium priced. When food was brought the portions were adequate but not overwhelming. Taste was average, nothing... More 

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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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?