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The Firehouse Restaurant

627 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
+1 423-929-7677
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (59 reviews)
“beans” (41 reviews)
“sliced pork” (16 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
627 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really, it’s been 20 years since I’ve eaten at The Firehouse Restaurant in Johnson City, Tennessee. We first went to Ridgewood but line was out the door in the rain, so decided to try The Firehouse Restaurant again. Glad we did. Ordered the Half Rack...More

Thank GTZW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very much a family restaurant (no alcohol) with attentive and fast service and good bbq. The front of the restaurant is neat with the fire truck but besides that the atmosphere is quite generic. We started with fried pickles and ended with desserts. I thought...More

Thank Renee Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went in before ETSU football game. There was a short wait which was expected on opening day of the new football stadium. Great family atmosphere! BBQ is featured here. It is good, but do much more is offered-burgers, salads, sandwiches. Prices are very wallet friendly....More

Thank JamesRaRa
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Food was decent, nothing that was memorable, atmosphere was nice, server was friendly. This would not be a regular place for me maybe once a year or if others wanted to go.

Thank mommy_noel44
Reviewed 20 April 2018

the flavor of the baby back ribs was really good, quick service and friendly, they do not sell alcohol drinks so you need to be aware no beer or wine

Thank JLRendon
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere is awesome. Such friendly efficient service and the food was out of this world!!! They have sandwiches as well as full dinners salad also available!

Thank Debby S
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

The food is great. Love the atmosphere. It is a destination/experience restaurant from way back. Always love coming here.

Thank G7806QOnicolea
Reviewed 13 March 2018

The experience was great; with friendly staff who do not hesitate to answer questions while providing excellent service.

Thank Caribee W
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The waiters and waitress's are very knowledgeable and professional. Enjoy our visits, and food. Will recommend to friends.

Thank 422randalm
Reviewed 24 February 2018

We were traveling home and needed to stop and eat but weren't interested in fast food. We saw this listed on yelp.com as gluten free so we decided to try it. We were seated promptly (Sunday at 6:30 p.m.) and our wait staff was friendly...More

Thank Bobby L
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28 March 2016|
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Response from Volusiagirl M | Reviewed this property |
Firehouse is happy to offer gift certificates !
26 September 2015|
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Response from Darryl H | Reviewed this property |
I double-checked with the restaurant's website and yes, The Firehouse is closed on Sundays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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: +1 423-929-7677
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