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Jack's Firehouse

$$ - $$$American, ,
2130 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2603
+1 215-232-9000
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2130 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2603
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there during brunch but wandered off that menu a bit I had the mussels and sausage - delicious sausage and crusty bread for dunking in the average broth. My husband had the pork poutine - he said it wasn't really poutine as there...More

Thank MLPerry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambiance, menu, food, and service! We stopped here for an early dinner after our trip to Eastern State Penitentiary. The menu had so many great options it was hard to decide. Both our meals- the calamari with jalapeño chips and the Philly cheeses steak...More

Thank kmontgomery1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The catfish Po'boy was fantastic and the Philly Cheese Steak looked good as well. Great building, lovely attentive staff and a good atmosphere. Enjoy the 'on the house' dishes!

Thank JulianT617
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This has been a good place for awhile but has gotten even better with a new chef. Delicious complimentary biscuits with cherry preserves and little corn muffins. Yummy draft beers, burgers and crab cake sandwiches. Very good service too. We’ll be back!

Thank gertrude1099
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After enjoying the Museum of Art, we descended the Rocky Stairs and took a stroll down Fairmount Avenue. There is a nice selection of small restaurants along the way. Jack’s offers an outdoor, historical, local and fun vibe. The staff was friendly and helpful. The...More

Thank RunningEagle2013
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We discovered this quirky restaurant which is the old fire station whilst staying with our son who has just emigrated to USA. We had an excellent meal with cocktails beforehand, all served quickly and cheerily by our lovely waitress.

Thank christinert
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon Jack’s when visiting the Eastern State Penitentiary across the street. An old fired house converted into a restaurant makes a great ambience to this place. Everything is intact there still, even the old fireman’s pole. The menu was varied with plenty of choice...More

Thank Longlad72
Reviewed August 6, 2018

My husband and I went to Jack's after our Eastern State Penitentiary tour, as Jack's Firehouse was across the street. We were not disappointed. The restaurant/pub is actually an old firehouse. We sat out on the patio, had a big umbrella to protect us from...More

Thank Sunster-Chicago
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Second time at Jack's, but it has been a long time between visits. Our meals were overload. The apps the soup, yes soup on a hot July night. The seafood is great. They are know for BBQ, you gotta see these plates of heaven being...More

Thank Doug F
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Had not been here in years. Love the atmosphere and history of this place. Sat at the bar and got great service. Loved the poutine and the chowder. Very busy and loud, but the service was great. Found parking close by. Great view of the...More

Thank Stewart C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$75
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2130 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2603
    (22nd Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-232-9000
  • E-mail
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