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606 N 2nd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1001
+1 717-234-6064
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had dinner on a Friday night. The Tuna tower was mediocre and the pineapple salsa tasted spoiled. The Bello salad was bland and the dressing we got on the side was very salty. The main entree of Scallops on pasta with cherry tomatoes was tasty but overpriced. We will not return.

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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

I remember this place being so much better. Calamari app was mediocre. Stuffed mushrooms Judy a bit off. The entrees weren't any better. The service was good, but that was the high point unfortunately. Really too bad because it used to be a downtown favorite. Sadly I doubt we'll return.

Thank melissa a
Arlington, Virginia
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

The day I went to the Firehouse, the carnivore in me was calling the shots. I started off with chili and give it props, although I'd be open to other appetizers next time. For the main, the prime rib won out, although the rib-eye looked tempting. Cooked at a perfect medium rare, I had no complaints. The au jus was... More 

Thank Mike S
Webster, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

We spent a wonderful evening at Firehouse. The menu was broken down into "Alarms". "1st Alarm" was appetizers moving all the way to "5Alarm" which were your entrees. The menu has a nice variety...really something for everyone. Barbara, our server, was appropriately attentive, clearly loved her clientele, and made good suggestions. You get a loaf of freshly made bread with... More 

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Anne A, Owner at Firehouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us! We're so happy to hear that Barbara was a wonderful server and really helped make your visit memorable. We will definitely be passing your comments along to her. We look forward to serving you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

This is the second year my family and I had dinner here for my birthday. Last year I ate meat and I loved the food so much that I went back for my birthday this year. I no longer eat meat and wasn't sure if I'd love it just as much as last year and I did. I was not... More 

1 Thank Wanda R
Anne A, Owner at Firehouse, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving your feedback! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meals equally with or without meat as we strive to accommodate all of our guests' dietary restrictions and preferences. Thank you again and we can't wait to have you back again soon! More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Fun environment in former firehouse. Decorated in "firefighting decor". We had salads. Very good and large portions. Service was very good. Good value. Street parking (metered).

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Anne A, Owner at Firehouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed coming to Firehouse for our environment and delicious salads. We hope you'll join us again soon! More 

Hartford, Connecticut
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Went here with 20 friends for dinner. They were very nice. Everyone seemed to enjoy their food although my Prime Rib was more rare than the medium I asked for. But I think the size of our group was too much for them as they seemed understaffed. Other than that the experience was good.

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

GREAT food - a bit pricey, but so well worth it to celebrate special occasions. Atmosphere and ways building was preserved to resemble original use was well done.

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Falmouth, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Set in an authentic firehouse which operated for over 100 years, this restaurant has a great selection of appetizers, soups, salads, burgers or main entrees. Also has a fine selection of alcoholic beverages. Our waitress was very pleasant and kind - offering suggestions on the menu, but not in a pushy way. If you go for dinner, know you can... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch, so I can't comment about the bar options. This was our best choice of the day! We feasted on fresh salads served to us by our friendly server Nicole. My friend had the steak and calamari which was perfectly prepared with peppercorn dressing. I feasted on the Bella mushroom salad with mixed greens, goat cheese, dried... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 606 N 2nd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1001
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-234-6064

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?