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The Firehouse Restaurant

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627 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
+1 423-929-7677
11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good BBQ, all fresh, hot, great sauce, love the ribs .......crispy fries......great price....local folks love this place

Thank Joyce Z
Maryville, Tennessee
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had to try something new while in town. This place did not dissapoint. I recommend the Hashbrown casserole!

Thank Nicole R
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here before and I will come again because everything here is either awesome or great! The smoked turkey croissant is great, the atmosphere is great, the service is awesome and their feature dessert of the month, Pumpkin Crunch, is amazing. If you are in the area you should definitely check this place out!

Thank Ellen R
Johnson City, Tennessee
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For lunch, my favorite has been the house salad with the loaded baked potato, barbecue included. For dinner, the ribs are among the best in town. The restaurant remains one of our personal favorites. Original owners and management from the time they converted the firehouse to a restaurant; one of the vintage fire engines is featured in the lobby. A... More 

Thank OZR2014
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came for the beer stayed for the friendship. Food was good but wish they had better happy hour deals.

Thank Bryan T
Johnson City, Tennessee
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84 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got 4 clubs, 1 with no mayo, and everyone enjoyed there meal. Also, got 4 fries. All were on white bread. I usually get mine on wheat with beans, but i got what everyone else got. I like the beans better.

Thank Houndstooth423
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was good and so was the food beans are the best part coleslaw could use some improvement pork and beef were good nice flavor could have been a little more tender but overall not bad

Thank claretman32
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82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Firehouse quite often. You can grab a quick bite or have a great meal. Firehouse has been around for a long time. It is indeed an old fireball and it is such a nice, casual restaurant. They of course, have great barbecue, ribs, and all the fixins'. They have sandwiches, salads, plenty of good sides. It is a... More 

Thank rscoapy
Jonesborough, Tennessee
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firehouse is always a great place to eat. The Carolina pulled barbecue sandwich is my favorite and the fries are always hot and crispy. Be sure you go before 4:30 on Friday/Saturday because it is always filled up. Closed Sunday.

Thank rs112346
Fairfax, Virginia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, the "old" fire hall that I remember as a kid when it served that purpose! Now a "hit" for all those who want excellent Q and many other items. Can't go wrong here!

Thank Gene G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?