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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” (64 reviews)
“beans” (40 reviews)
“pulled pork” (40 reviews)
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 3 days ago 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

Thank JustHonestReviews
Reviewed 6 days ago

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.

Thank Paulette O
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Excursion710254
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Kathe B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've dined at the Firehouse as well as used them to cater the VA Memorial Day Picnic and enjoyed both!

Thank Dee M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had dinner here while visiting the city for business. The atmosphere is fun, with the fire truck in the lobby and all the staff dressed the part. The waitress was good. The potato casserole was excellent as was the broccoli salad. The beef I...More

Thank KNCA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to the restaurant several times and like it. The restaurant is very cute and in keeping with the "firehouse" theme. They catered my cousins wedding this past weekend and did a great job. They set everything up, served, and was very attentive. Nothing...More

Thank melissacantrelllms7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really good BBQ. Ribs are awesome as is the pulled pork and chicken. Have not tried the brisket but will next time. Great salads. Wish they sold beer.

Thank ThomasM9028
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here between the story telling festival and our hotel for a good comfort food meal. It didn't disappoint. We had burgers that were cooked perfectly to our liking (many places cannot make a good, juicy, medium-rare buger), hot, crispy outside, fluffy inside fries...More

Thank Happyvisitor106
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in after reading the reviews and looking at the pictures. I love the story behind the restaurant. I love the decor and everything about this place. I ordered the baby back ribs and loved them. Some of the best ever. I did not...More

Thank FrequentFlier197128
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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
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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