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The Firehouse Restaurant

627 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
+1 423-929-7677
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (66 reviews)
“sliced pork” (19 reviews)
“beans” (41 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 4 days ago

I personally don't like the selection they have on their very small menu BUT a lot of people really enjoy it so I wont deduct points. It's a neat atmosphere. Great for business or after church

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank emileetrivette94
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was superb and service great. The staff is well trained and efficient . The owner believe name is Tom circulates they the restaurant ensuring all good

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ed H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was average to above. All food was hot and palatable. We enjoyed all the choosings and have no complaint ...

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lawrence L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Firehouse Restaurant is a local favorite that has been around for decades. The barbecue is excellent, my favorite being the sliced pork. And for heaven’s sake, get the coleslaw on your sandwich! It’s the perfect condiment for all of that sweet, tangy, spicy goodness. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Theresa B
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Some of the best food ever eaten from BBQ, Salads, Sandwiches (especially the Rib-Eye Steak Sandwiches), Deserts (All Homemade). The building is an old firehouse with some of the old items still in the building including an old fire truck. No matter what you order...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tjljohn
Reviewed 9 December 2018

Always great food and good service. I have never had a bad experience here. The only caveat is that it is so popular that there are crunch times. So try at arrive a little early (11:45 not noon).

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gwendolyn M
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

I tried this spot for lunch w a couple friends. Not sure what all the fuss was about. It’s a pretty straightforward BBQ spot. Food not “good”, just edible. Service just OK. There really is a growing local restaurant scene. Apologies to all involved, but...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank JustHonestReviews
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Our favorite place when we want barbecue. Setting is pleasant in an old firehouse that has been updated. Service is always great & so is the food. A great place to eat at a resemble price. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Paulette O
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I’ve had better. The pro is the building and the history, the con is too crowded for me. I was there with friends and we seemed to be shoved in a corner table.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Excursion710254
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I always enjoy a visit to Firehouse because I can count on the food being good and the staff being friendly and efficient.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kathe B
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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 !
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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