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The Firehouse Restaurant

627 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
+1 423-929-7677
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (60 reviews)
“beans” (41 reviews)
“sliced pork” (16 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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627 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604-6619
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely love the turkey club salad, more than enough for a meal also love the turkey croissant, and not to mention I could eat a bowl of there homemade croutons and house dressing by it self 😋😋

Thank Chelle M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Cozy restaurant in, you guessed it, an old Firehouse. The food is good, the value is good and the portion size is good. If you have young kids or grandkids they'll love the old fire engine!

Thank TnMtnMan2018
Reviewed 2 days ago

A staple in Johnson City, the Firehouse has excellent BBQ and a great assortment of menu items from which to choose!

Thank MomSmith1981
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I stopped here with a group of 5. We were excited to try BBQ while in the south, and we were very happy with what we got. The food was delicious and the server was delightful. I highly recommend this place. I had the baby...More

Thank Fred R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

M family & I had a very pleasant experience here today (6/9/18). The restaurant was clean & everyone was nice. I ordered the pulled pork platter which came with Texas toast (maybe a little too much butter though) & my 2 sides of choice were...More

Thank gomtneers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is fine, but honestly if you want amazing BBQ, go to hokie smokies in jc. The staff at firehouse is always very friendly but the food is also very average. I'm sure locals will want to stone me for this review, but it's...More

Thank chadb80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When traveling through Johnson City, we checked to find a good-sounding local place and came across The Firehouse. It sounded perfect! Decent prices, good bbq. On the good side, everything was extremely clean and well-maintained. There was an actual fire truck when you walk in...More

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat at this restaurant at least once or twice a week. The food and customer service is always amazing. The staff is always attentive and friendly. The owner can normally be found checking with the customers to ensure their taken care of.

Thank jakelynch1981
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really, it’s been 20 years since I’ve eaten at The Firehouse Restaurant in Johnson City, Tennessee. We first went to Ridgewood but line was out the door in the rain, so decided to try The Firehouse Restaurant again. Glad we did. Ordered the Half Rack...More

Thank GTZW
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Very much a family restaurant (no alcohol) with attentive and fast service and good bbq. The front of the restaurant is neat with the fire truck but besides that the atmosphere is quite generic. We started with fried pickles and ended with desserts. I thought...More

Thank Renee Y
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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 !
26 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, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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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