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Firehouse Joe's Tavern

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38 S Vernon St, Sunbury, OH 43074-9376
+1 740-965-2207
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good50%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“wings” (16 reviews)
“burger” (14 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
38 S Vernon St, Sunbury, OH 43074-9376
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lived in Sunbury for 3 years and I visited once with my family and once with only my husband. We've had the burgers and they were very good.

Thank lrheere
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

Jody and Scott welcome you with great food selections and a friendly staff. A great gathering place, suitable for all ages. Well-stocked bar, as well as good choices for lunch or dinner.

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed December 25, 2017

While visiting friends in the neighborhood, we went to the Firehouse Tavern in downtown Sunbury and had a great time. Lots of great decorations made for a pleasant atmosphere, but the best part was the bargain basement delights on the menu! The Firehouse Chili was...More

1  Thank James W
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

We love Firehouse Joe's, the burgers are great and we love their wings. We order it to go and watch a game at home!

Thank Ashley H
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Small, extremely loud, tightly packed, couldn’t hear my friend at all - just not my kind of place to grab a bite to eat. If you want to get smashed, I guess it’s ok but not for a meal where you can hear what the...More

Thank LADIK64
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Joe's is usually very good but it seems like the service have gone downhill in the last year. Hour and a half for service?! Too bad really. Food is still pretty good.

Thank Chris R
Reviewed September 7, 2017

The waiters were nice, but the food was just okay. We had hamburgers and they were not really very good.

Thank B840MGjaneth
Reviewed August 10, 2017

The Firehouse Tavern saved us from our hunger pangs! We had talked about trying this place and on a whim we stopped for an early dinner. We mad a great choice. Megan, our server, was delighted to explain the most popular items as we'll as...More

Thank closch7
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

We had a party of 9 and walked in as the first customers but filled up quickly. They have a kids menu. Hamburgers are great, homemade chips were very good. We would come back. Our waitress was fabulous she managed all the tables by herself.

Thank Karen Y
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

We visited this place on Fathers Day. Of course with the name it had a fire department theme; eclectic items they had collected from various fire departments. Small yet fun atmosphere. We ordered burgers and a grilled chicken dish. Good portions and the food came...More

Thank Melba34
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 S Vernon St, Sunbury, OH 43074-9376
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sunbury
  • Phone Number: +1 740-965-2207
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