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Jack's Firehouse

2130 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2603
215-232-9000
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Ranked #244 of 3,780 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Price range: $20 - $75
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 22nd Street
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English first
Haddonfield, New Jersey
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We walked over from Macy's (mile and a half) and were very hungry. We had heard good things and they were all true! The service was very nice and the servers were knowledgeable about the menu, the chef, and restaurant's history. The meal begins with a basket of corn bread muffins and biscuits, with butter and sour cherries, which were... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Put this place top of your list to visit when in Philadelphia.Everybody is so helpful and friendly,a guy called Matty looked after us ..top man We will go back again

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I visited to Jack's Firehouse about a dozen times over the two and a half years I lived in Fairmount and quite a few times before that. Pros: Excellent food. I never had anything that wasn't tasty and good. Some things were better than others, but nothing was bad. They start you off with some delicious biscuits and homemade jams... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Good sized group of us randomly walked over from the Art Museum area after running the 1/2 marathon. The staff was very accommodating to get us seated, "rehydrated," and quickly bread bowl caloricly replenhished. The waitress was chill in helping trick my high maintenance city slicker sister into trying their scrapple, which btw as far as scrapple is concerned, was... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I LOVE this restaurant. I have never had a bad meal or experience! They are even pet friendly and provide dog bowls for your pups when you dine outside. My favorite dish is the apple salad and they make their own cornbread and biscuits. If you are going to Eastern State then dine here or even if you are in... More 

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Bath
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Went to have dinner here before attending Terror Behind the Walls at the Eastern State Penitentiary( Terror is a 5* attraction and a MUS see if in Philly during Halloween Season) The food was excellent and we were looking forward to sharing one of their amazing home-made deserts. The poor young woman serving us did her best to answer question... More 

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NJ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I purchased 3 Fright and a Bite packages for Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary. This included a 3 course meal and our tickets. The menu was set with several selections. you got an appetizer, a main course, and a dessert. I thought that I was getting a good deal for the Terror Behind the Walls tickets and... More 

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Fredericksburg
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Ok, I love Jack McDaniel as a chef and I knew that he had restaurants in Philly, but I didn't but the 2 together, since this one is across the street from Eastern State Penitentiary! If, you get the chance, go in and try it, it's not the normal "Philly fare", they have a spin on all the classics and... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Sat inside but door to outside left open so staff could service customers. Terrible shame as we froze also inside! Our requests and complaints fell on deaf ears! Our comfort sacrificed at the expense of staff accessibility. We did not stay for puddings and got out as fast as we could.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The filet is superb, the service is prompt and accurate, the owner makes an effort to make sure you are a happy customer, and the friendly, open atmosphere makes this a very comfortable experience.

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Additional Information about Jack's Firehouse

Address: 2130 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2603
Phone Number: 215-232-9000
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 75
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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