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Jack's Firehouse

$$ - $$$American, ,
2130 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2603
+1 215-232-9000
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2130 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2603
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As we were leaving Eastern State Penitentiary, I noticed a sign that said Jack's across. This is our son's name so we were drawn to check it out. So happy we did!!! This is a charming old firehouse with great food and cocktails. The bartender...More

Thank Sherrel3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful day outside so we were seated just inside the open door. Had the pecan crusted catfish sandwich with fresh cut fries and my husband had the duck salad with grilled peaches. Both dishes were great! Server was very nice and attentive. All in all...More

Thank Kelly G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were greeted for lunch by friendly staff and served complementary biscuits and corn muffin bites, but the experience went downhill after that. My wife ordered a salad with smoked chicken on it. Chicken was burned and like shoe leather. At her request they brought...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

That's what we did last Sunday, and it was great. After having taken the morning touring ESP we were hungry and wanted to get some brunch. A quick search informed me Jack's Firehouse has high ratings on TripAdvisor and is Zaget rated, so we decided...More

Thank ahirt845
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is awesome. Just enjoyed a wonderful Salmon dish here. Friends enjoyed the Strip Steaks. Bartender made fantastic sangria. Our waiter could not have been any more pleasant or accommodating. The appetizer shrimp were superb. Great meal and great atmosphere.

Thank Sunidey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cool place, decor-wise. Good service. But food was a major disappointment, even though we didn't expect gourmet food. Love the setting, in a cool neighborhood in Fairmount. We got seated quickly at a nice table. Attentive service. We placed our orders, and drinks were delivered...More

Thank Rikter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

5 of us went on a sunday, early evening. I had heard of this place for years and always wanted to try it. It wasn't very crowed. It's a cool building. The service was ok but I was surprised that the waitress did not thank...More

Thank Ton1961l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped into Jack's Firehouse after visiting the Eastern State Penitentiary with my boyfriend. It was during lunch and not busy at all. We opted to sit at the bar since we were grabbing a quick bite. The bartender was super friendly and answered our questions,...More

Thank Kavita C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Yes, a real firehouse. It was a pleasant day and we decided to sit outside in front of the open firehouse doors to enjoy our lunch and people watch. The service was good and the food was delicious? It was just a nice day out.

Thank TwoT0Travel
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Food is delicious! Setting is neat and the staff is great! We had a large family group that was quickly taken care of so we could spend the rest of the afternoon at the Eastern Penitentiary across the street. Excellent FOOD!!

Thank smalltowntravelerPa
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Champane F
24 August 2017|
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Response from Donna W | Reviewed this property |
I'll be honest I don't have a clue. None of my family members have gluten allergies so I don't really pay attention to that. I would call the restaurant directly to ask them. Donna
Debbie P
17 December 2015|
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Response from McMarie | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It's a great place to eat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$75
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
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
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