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Jack's Firehouse

$$ - $$$American, ,
2130 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2603
+1 215-232-9000
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2130 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2603
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Looking for a spot of lunch after visiting East State Penn on a cold winters day and found this place right across the road. Old firehouse re-tasked, looked good so gave it a go. So glad we did. The food was great and the service...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank oxnard_montague
Reviewed November 9, 2018

My wife and I had a couple of drinks and an appetizer before visiting Terror Behind the Walls. We each had a couple of bar drinks and shared an appetizer. We sat at the bar and the bar tenders were very friendly and fast. This...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jim H
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

We visited here as part of a package with Eastern State Penitentiary Terror Behind the Walls. This restaurant was great. It was a set menu but all food e very fresh didn't tsste like it was just sitting under a heat lamp. The wings for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Experience827039
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Salad was very fresh and tasty with a complementary biscuit. Service was good and beer selection great. Would definitely go back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 468joelv
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Was vacationing in PA from Massachusetts and we found this place after visiting Eastern State Penitentiary and I'm so glad we did!! The food was amazing and so wasn't the service!!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank efoley2202
Reviewed September 22, 2018

This is right across the street from the Eastern State Penitentiary so its a must stop before or after a tour. Their chicken Caesar salads are delicious, and they had a Salmon Club sandwich to die for.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank asakawill
Reviewed September 7, 2018

We were there during brunch but wandered off that menu a bit I had the mussels and sausage - delicious sausage and crusty bread for dunking in the average broth. My husband had the pork poutine - he said it wasn't really poutine as there...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MLPerry
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Great ambiance, menu, food, and service! We stopped here for an early dinner after our trip to Eastern State Penitentiary. The menu had so many great options it was hard to decide. Both our meals- the calamari with jalapeño chips and the Philly cheeses steak...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kmontgomery1
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

The catfish Po'boy was fantastic and the Philly Cheese Steak looked good as well. Great building, lovely attentive staff and a good atmosphere. Enjoy the 'on the house' dishes!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JulianT617
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

This has been a good place for awhile but has gotten even better with a new chef. Delicious complimentary biscuits with cherry preserves and little corn muffins. Yummy draft beers, burgers and crab cake sandwiches. Very good service too. We’ll be back!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gertrude1099
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $75
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2130 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2603
    (22nd Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-232-9000
  • E-mail
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