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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 3 days ago via mobile

I usually don’t bother writing a poor review and figure it was just an off day but this one needs to be written. Had lunch there with the family in January. Service was very slow and the food was barely okay. The muffins were under-cooked...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Been going to Jack’s on regular basis whenever in Philly; never disappoints; terrific bar offerings and always good staples and seasonal specials. Great place to visit after an art museum visit. Highly recommend.

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We were here due to the Eastern State Terror event. the place was never to crowded so we were able to enjoy the food and not feel rushed. The server was very good and perfect balance of checking with us and timing the dishes. You...More

Thank greg v
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We went to Jack's Firehouse last night for the combo dinner and Eastern State Penitentiary Terror tour. Jack's is right across the street from the penitentiary. Their special menu for this event was varied and Halloween/fall themed. Their pumpkin soup was outstanding. One of us...More

Thank purplehorse13
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We went after hitting the awesome Eastern State terror behind the walls - some of the monsters recommended it highly. It was very crowded and took a while to get served once we ordered, but it was really, really good! I had a chicken breast...More

Thank Todd K
Reviewed 9 October 2017

My fiance and I stopped at Jack's Firehouse for a quick bite to eat before we went over to Terror Behind the Walls. It was a great choice and we were not disappointed. It is literally right across the street from Eastern State so it...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant’s owner was physically greeting customers and was so hospitable. It is located right across the Eastern Stare Penitentiary where my friends and I visited the historical place to learn more about its background. It’s almost Halloween so the restaurant also had a Fright...More

Thank Mai_admiral
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped here before going to Eastern State Prison Haunted Tour. Second time here. Food is always good. Drinks are well poured. Staff is friendly and attentive. Parking is always an issue here this time of the year. Always good to make a reservation. The owner...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a delicious dinner with the hubby while the kids toured the haunted penitentiary at night! Best parent taxi gig ever!! Catfish was amazing...crisp outside, moist and juicy inside. Chicken with bacon mac and cheese was superb! Filling but not heavy. Mussels appetizer was beautifully...More

Thank LuLuHug
Reviewed 26 September 2017

On our walk between the art museum and where we parked, we were looking for a place to get some dinner. Saw this cool place, in an old firehouse. Nice outside eating area in a courtyard of sorts. Had a wonderful meal, Conner did a...More

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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
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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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