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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” (55 reviews)
“beans” (36 reviews)
“sliced pork” (13 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
627 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When we arrived at lunchtime on Saturday, the parking lot was jammed, we had to circle a few times to find a spot. Once inside, we had an amazingly short wait before we were seated! Love the atmosphere here, all the vintage fire department equipment...More

Thank gapch47
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food was great. Enjoyed the bbq. Nice atmosphere. Good wait staff. One of the best bbq places in johnson city.

Thank jchopson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my rare 5 stars. Our experience here was amazing. Some of the best BBQ we've had, a wonderful waitress, an excellent host (Leah), very clean and comfortable. We loved it here. Everyone raved about their food. They do it right here in every...More

Thank Radrev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love to go here. They have great BBQ and if you don't like BBQ there are lots of other things to chose from. Wonderful desserts. Employees are always very helpful.

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very courteous staff, fast seating and great selection. Awesome barbecue no fat or gristle. Best sauce and the servers couldn't be better. Highly recommended won't be disappointed.

Thank chrisbrown8422
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always love eating at Firehouse. Have eaten at Firehouse since opening. Food is always wonderful. You must try their house dressing on a fresh salad. Yummy. Always consistent and service is always welcoming and with a smile.

Thank T2460OFjanetb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very good Barbeque restaurant, located in an old fire house. There are other items on the menu, but most everyone goes here for the "cue". It gets very busy at lunch time, not so much so at dinner. I have never been...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the number 3 combo and upgraded to brisket.... everything was very good.... and they serve Dr. Enuf.... would definitely go back again and would recommend the restaurant to others

Thank bings202
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is wonderful here, especially the Carolina pulled pork barbeque sandwich, ribs and loaded potato salad. The service is always great and everyone is friendly. The food portions are great and their homemade touch is perfect. Desserts are wonderful too.

Thank Janet K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited The Firehouse many times. The food and service are always great. The last visit was for lunch. I have had most things on their menu at one time or another and I have never been dissatisfied. Their barbecue is great as wells...More

Thank elliandcass
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27 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, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, 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
  • E-mail
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