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Jack's Firehouse

4.3
824 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
  • Bar Seating
Jack's Firehouse offers Jack McDavid's nationally renowned cuisine serving fish, meats, seafood & vegetarian dishes, a spirited bar with one of Philadelphia's finest Bourbon collection, 60 bottle Wine List, 15 different beers, private rooms or casual elegance in the 120 Year Old Fire House setting... A perfect choice for taking out an important client, favorite relative or special someone.
Jack's Firehouse - Philadelphia's premier American Restaurant.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Barbecue, Steak
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 3pm - 9:00pm
Saturday & Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 3:00pm
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Phone number
(215) 232-9000
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Jack McDavid
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Private party facilities
Jack's Firehouse has 2 private rooms. The Chief's Quarters accommodates 8 to 25 guests & the Grand Hall accommodates 20 to 80 guests. The entire Firehouse is available for 100 to 250 guests. We host great parties here - so whether its a private dinner for 40 members of your company or a brunch shower for 60 ladies celebrating the soon to be bride or 200 guests for a fun and different cocktail and dance party - CALL JACK'S FIREHOUSE for details.
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Private party contact
Mick Houston: (215) 232-9000
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Catering
Jack's Firehouse offers catering services personalized to your needs. Please call for details.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
22nd Street
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Parking details
A public lot is located 50 yards away, at the corner of 22nd Street & Fairmount Avenue. Street parking is also available in the area.
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Entertainment
Call in advance to find out when Jim Smith and the Trailer Park Trio are playing their own version of fantastic 40's and 50's rock-a-billy here at the Firehouse. They always provide a shoe stomping, late night drinking and yelling, fun time for all. Shows ususally start around 10pm as the dinner crowd has made their way to the bar
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Special events & promotions
JACK'S IS CELEBRATING OUR 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY - CALL ABOUT JOINING US ON APRIL 10, 2010 FOR A GREAT PARTY. PROCEEDS FROM THE NIGHT WILL GO TOWARD HUNGER RELIEF.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
What 824 People Are Saying
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4.3  based on recent ratings
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4.4
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4.4
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4.3
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Stopped here for brunch before our guided tour at Eastern State Penitentiary. It was absolutely delicious. I got the filet mignon eggs Benedict on a biscuit and it was perfection. My husband got the pulled pork and said it was a little too salty but not

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vipOpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
1.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

Poor food and worse service. Took 15 min for the server to show up, and 35 minutes for the food to appear - which was a mixed blessing given the poor quality. Place needs to shape up or close.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on December 3, 2017

The service is always an A+. We brunch here every time my mom visits, because it’s her favorite!

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 2, 2017

A FIND for Philly museum visitors. Great menu. Superior service. Delicious food. And delightful extras—especially those biscuits with cherries. Yum!!!

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on November 24, 2017

Food was expensive and over cooked. No one in my party really enjoyed their meal. I was embarrassed that I took out of town guests there.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on November 18, 2017

My wife and 29 year old son and I had dinner at Jack's last Saturday night. Knowing Jack's barbeque background, we ordered ribs, pulled pork & crab cakes. Everything was delicious. We told the waitress that we had to get to a show at 8, and she was very accommodating and quick. Can't wait to go back.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on November 3, 2017

Me & a co-worker had the pumpkin soup & the catfish sandwich. Both were excellent.

The homemade biscuits were very good, too.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on November 2, 2017

I thought the food was very good, and the people were extremely nice.

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vipPJdS (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on September 25, 2017

An average place overall - ok food, weird tasting drink (the Strawberry Bellini). However, there was a mouse scurrying about the dining room so we got our food packed up and left pretty quickly.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on September 24, 2017

This is the coolest little place. I've been for dinner before and have absolutely loved it. I went out on a whim and tried brunch there. The food was ok but I think I will stick to dinner or lunch. A wonderful little gem, however, that everyone should check out.

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vipAnneR (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on September 24, 2017

We made reservations for 11 am on Sunday after the CHOP walk. We were 30 minutes early. The staff kindly say us by 10:45 before the bar and restaurant opened. Service was great and food was delicious. Recommend the pulled pork with corn chips appetizer as well as the calamari. All six in our party ate or shared everything ordered. Will definitely go back!

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Elaine (New England)
5.0  Dined on September 20, 2017

Always enjoyable. Loved eating outdoors. Food and service is terrific.

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vipLoveParkLady (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on September 20, 2017

Jack's Firehouse is always a good choice when you just want some good comfort food in a casual setting with friends. This last time, the burgers were perfectly cooked, the crab cakes were deemed "excellent" by one of our group, and the vegetarian risotto was a hit with another. Service was spot-on and friendly, as it always is.

For the first time, we ate on the side patio. Other than some biting gnats, it was very comfortable and cozy, with its twinkling little lights in the trees and moderate noise (which allowed us to have a good conversation without yelling across the table).

At this time of year, it gets a little crowded at Jack's, with the old Eastern State Penitentiary and its "Terror Behind the Walls" haunted house events going on through Halloween, directly across the street. So you might want to make a reservation.

The restaurant is easily walkable from the Parkway and Art Museum area (+/- 10 minutes from 22nd and the Parkway or the Kelly Drive side of the Art Museum). There is usually street parking to be found.

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Terrell (Philadelphia)
2.0  Dined on September 10, 2017

Seated quickly...waitress nice and helpful...ware glasses dirty...salad bland...crabcakes and mashed potatoes cold/room temp and bland...best thing were the cookies at the end....very disappointed...not what I expected!

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on September 7, 2017

Overall, we had a very good experience. Good food and good atmosphere.

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