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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%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (61 reviews)
“beans” (41 reviews)
“sliced pork” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30 Hours
American, Barbecue, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
627 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We both enjoyed our meals - pulled pork and beef brisket. Desert was pecan pie and most enjoyable! Service was excellent with many young and cheerful servers. Enjoyed my conversation with Tom, the owner. Decor is very interesting, having a restored fire engine in a...More

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food! Great atmosphere. Interesting historical location. Location very convenient to downtown.

Thank melodyofplylerhill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here by a referral of a friend. I ordered the Carolina pulled pork platter. My mother got the ribs. The service was wonderful. The server gave us complete and proper information concerning the restaurant and the food. She answered our questions very professionally...More

Thank Darren O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate there due to the high reviews but we were not impressed. Maybe it is what we ordered. Service was good but the food was just ok.

Thank David B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here many times but only on the first floor. Lol. I prefer the first. Decided to just do soup and dessert. We love, love, love their French onion soup! First time trying this incredible dessert. Please don’t miss this fun restaurant who...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I almost always get the pulled pork. The Carolina sauce is really good. I use it and their original on my meat. The original is perfect for dipping their steak fries. If I splurge then I order the ribs. They are the best in the...More

1  Thank thetommychurch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely love the turkey club salad, more than enough for a meal also love the turkey croissant, and not to mention I could eat a bowl of there homemade croutons and house dressing by it self 😋😋

Thank Chelle M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cozy restaurant in, you guessed it, an old Firehouse. The food is good, the value is good and the portion size is good. If you have young kids or grandkids they'll love the old fire engine!

Thank TnMtnMan2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A staple in Johnson City, the Firehouse has excellent BBQ and a great assortment of menu items from which to choose!

Thank MomSmith1981
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped here with a group of 5. We were excited to try BBQ while in the south, and we were very happy with what we got. The food was delicious and the server was delightful. I highly recommend this place. I had the baby...More

Thank Fred R
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Questions & Answers
28 March 2016|
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Response from Volusiagirl M | Reviewed this property |
Firehouse is happy to offer gift certificates !
25 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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
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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