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The Firehouse Restaurant

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627 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
+1 423-929-7677
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Firehouse is known for great barbecue and they certainly live up to their reputation.One of my family's favorite Barbeque restaurants.

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Thank kmlazarova
Johnson City, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great local BBQ place. Service is top notch every day. Tom Seaton the owner is super nice and leads by example. Food is the other star in the business. From salads to dessert the whole menu shines.

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Thank KHB2026
Johnson City, Tennessee
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have eaten here for many years. It is one of the most popular local restaurants in Johnson City. The BBQ is excellent and I personally love the house salads. Best ribs in town!

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Thank Melody F
Johnson City, Tennessee
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Firehouse is home to the best pulled pork BBQ in Johnson City, Tennessee. It also has the best BBQ ribs. This restaurant stays at the top because of its outstanding management and well-trained employees. Built in an old firehouse on West Walnut Street, an antique fire engine greets diners at the door and gets out on the road for... More 

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Thank spritzer2016
Morristown
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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good retaurant with good food. Have their own parking lot. Fills up quickly so eat early. Best BBQ in JC.

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Thank dennissP5452KM
Johnson City, Tennessee
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Authentic old firehall with a 1927 seagraves truck in the lobby. Firefighter memorabilia all over the restaurant. Food is top notch as well as service. Worth driving extra miles for!

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Thank t0nyseat0n
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best BBQ in the world and the baked beans are so good. The meals are big and they leave you feeling full.

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Thank Jamie V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some very delicious food. A great atmosphere and friendly staff. Some of the best bbq ever. The sweet tea is awesome too.

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Thank April C
Irvine, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

thanks for accommodating 13 of us who ordered everything from fried pickles and veggie burgers to pulled pork sandwiches. still the best bbq in the area and that is saying a lot.

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Thank hey_ShaReid
Bristol, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is excellent, never had a complaint. The wait staff is friendly and very good at their job. The only downside would be that if there is a wait in the lobby, it is usually a long wait, my last visit was approximately 35 minutes around 3pm.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 627 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 423-929-7677

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