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The Firehouse Restaurant

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627 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had read all the reviews and figured this place was pretty good and yet we were still blown away with just how good it was. I got the full rack of ribs and it was an absolute work of art. Big meaty ribs, cooked perfectly and seasoned just right. The sides were ample and delicious. Our server was great,... More 

Thank Steve S
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the firehouse ambiance and servers uniforms! Outstanding food, I have been here several times and never have I been disappointed one bit!!

Thank Linda C
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to eat with a good menu. Atmosphere is interesting especially if there is a firefighter in the family. I would recommend this restaurant for families or a couple's date night.

Thank Chase C
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The chicken is great . I don't eat a lot and ate most of it it . It was great so was the sauce. .Usually busy , great service and food . My friend had the salad and BQ chicken looked great . Visit it is cute and the food is great :)

Thank smalltownlove
Charlevoix, Michigan
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this place has a friendly atmaspire and people are very kind the outside looks just like a fire house and in the inside it has ever thing you would fine on the in side and the food is delisuouse

Thank Peggy M
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful BBQ, not overly sugared up, great homemade sauce. The salad is great and the best cherry tomatoes and croutons ever! We also like the staff. They are pleasant, presentable and we've never had bad service or food here after 15 years of coming here! Lucky to have this local dining spot!

Thank Mom2lane
Morristown, Tennessee
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98 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've gone to The Firehouse for years and have never took the time to write a review. This is some of the best barbecue and accompaniments I've had ANYWHERE. If you're up to taking the stairs, the upstairs dining room is more conducive to quieter conversation or even a business lunch. Love the iced tea as well as the pulled... More 

Thank tenntravelerofmtown
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there for dinner. It was great as usual. I have been frustrated with them running out of the ribs sometimes. Nothing more frustrating than driving from Bristol and waiting 20 minutes to have your waiter tell you they are out of ribs. lol Well I got my ribs and they were great! My date had never been there... More 

Thank stephaniern
Kingsport, Tennessee
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63 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

We have been stopping there for years when in Johnson City. The food was excellent as always. but I gave it an average because the staff was some what lacking. They were on target in terms of getting our food out in a timely manner and keeping drinks refilled, but we felt hurried and were seated alone in the very... More 

Thank Lisa S
Church HIll, United States
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Went with some friends for lunch. Called and and went through the quick order line. Our table was waiting, service was fast, BBQ excellent.

Thank Karen J G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 627 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: 14239297677

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