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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
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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119 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While visiting Grand children in Johnson City I were seated had a chance to go back to this good BBQ place. We were seated and our drink orders were taken. I chose the 1/23 rack of ribs and for me it was more than enough food with the two sides that you get with your meal. grandson had the ribs... More 

Thank Ron W
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed the atmosphere and service. The sauce used on the ribs was way too much and had an odd taste to it. It overpowered the ribs which is disappointing because it killed their flavor. Baked Potato Salad was great!

Thank Jeff Q
eastern shore
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone enjoyed their meals and gfood super delicious. Waitress very nice and accommodated our special requests. Definitely will be back when in town again.

Thank medic4purple
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the best pork BBQ around. The baked beans are out of this world. Friendly staff good prices clean restaurant. A must try if in the area!

Thank Truckdriver2000
Johnson City, Tennessee
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food & atmosphere. Barbeque is excellent & service is always 1st class. Restaurant is always very consistent and is always very enjoyable to dine there.

Thank Gary B
Knoxville, TN
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22 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Consistent, delicious food, friendly staff. This is a must-do casual restaurant near ETSU. Caution: closed on Sundays. How do they keep their pulled pork so moist?

Thank DEGlass
Jonesborough, Tennessee
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83 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is probably my favorite barbecue place in the area. It is an old firehouse. The food is great, and I love that they restored the historic building and found a new use for it.

Thank Jules C
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this eatery on a weekday evening and were surprised at how few patrons were there. No one at our table had complaints about their food. Brisket, ribs, burgers and steak sandwiches were all good. The super thick and crispy french fries was a hit, as was the house salad dressing. We tried the apple dessert, which was just... More 

Thank Cherries O
Knoxville, Tennessee
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with a friend. Very friendly service. Food was good, but I wasn't like I have to come back. Good amtosphere.

Thank sammy865
Johnson City, Tennessee
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great food, great service , family friendly a great place to meet and eat . Glad they close on Sundays.

Thank ellisbrojim

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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, 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?