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Firehouse Joe's Tavern

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017, 2019 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
American, Bar, Pub
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Wheelchair Accessible
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All reviews wings burger homemade chips salad chilli chicken all ages local watering hole pleasant atmosphere lunch or dinner bar food awesome food portions are large warehouse medium square ohio
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just a small local tavern. But the bartender and staff were super friendly. I stopped for dinner, the chicken tenders were fresh and tasty. Price is right, atmosphere is firehouse themed. I’ll be back!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Stefan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Randomly picked Firehouse, as Sunbury was a halfway point for meeting family. Bar side tables were full. We were seated in the back room while waiting for rest of our party. Our server was Derek. He was very attentive & didn't forget us. Ordered wings...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank mymindwanders22
Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

On-line reviews were good so we decided to stop in. Fairly busy when we arrived. Took an HOUR to get our hamburgers! The hamburgers were undercooked so they went back. Tasted fine but NOT worth the wait. The manager was very combative and apologized forever...More

Date of visit: May 2019
2  Thank julielP4498VP
Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

Certainly not fine dining but a jolly venue beloved by locals. Inexpensive drinks and a menu full of fried fare ideal for emaciated folk hoping to put on a few extra pound. Friendly staff unlikely to win Pulitzers but a welcoming atmosphere. A lively Ohio...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 539_Keith_P
Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

The firehouse tavern is a midwestern tavern themed with fire fighting equipment and memorabilia. The food was tasty, the friendly waiting staff were attentive. Nice detour off I-71. Cinnamon dip was a new concept for me, but actually very tasty. The firehouse has a large...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Gregory H
Reviewed March 12, 2019

We are moving to Sunbury from a Westerville and were pretty sad to leave all of our upscale eateries. We found this yesterday and are thrilled to say we loved this place. The chili was outstanding and the wings were so good! The medium hot...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 5,921
Reviewed March 3, 2019

We stopped at the firehouse tavern last night. The place is located in the square in old Sunbury. The bar is set up very nice giving us a old school feeling. Lots of firehouse memoarabilia and well lit. They have a full menu of food...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank garyhas
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Went to the Firehouse with another couple to have dinner and a few drinks. What I did not expect was over an hour wait to get our food. We were told everything from the ticket got lost to they're just busy to they were out...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank nineirondan
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Good place to get a beer or meet up with people for a drink and a bite to eat. Food is better than most bar food type places.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TravFoodDrin
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff and a good burger. Nestled in the "square" in downtown sunbury, it was a great setting

Date of visit: October 2018
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Lucy M
September 24, 2016|
Response from flbirdman | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not sure they take reservations. But yes, it will be crowded on a Saturday night, most likely
Lucy M
September 24, 2016|
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Response from Janelle330 | Reviewed this property |
Nope. Never had to wait.
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