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EPIC Smokehouse is a fine dining steakhouse and barbecue joint. It features smoked meats and seafood entrees.
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Barbecue, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Television
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Reviewed June 8, 2020

On Sunday I had a hankering for BBQ so I decided to try Epic Smokehouse for the first time and place a take out order. The guy who answered phone was very friendly and courteous and it only took a few short minutes to place...order. When I arrived it was all bagged and ready to go. I got home and began my feasting. I ordered 3/4 quarter ribs which came with fries and cole slaw. I also ordered Pancetta Mac n Cheese and French Onion soup. All food items were excellent. They gave me so much fries and the portion sizes of the sides were generous. I've ordered from a few local BBQ places and I have to say the portion size for their size would be what I would call skimpy. Oh I really liked the cole slaw as it has a vinegar base which was nice and tangy. I highly recommend you try Epic Smokehouse soon.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed February 26, 2020 via mobile

I'm always happy to find a new spot and having not been in the Arlington area in many years, this was a great place with good food only 2 blocks from my hotel... try the brisket

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 11, 2020 via mobile

Just terrific BBQ Sandwiches. We had the Cuban sandwiches, and the pulled pork sandwich and the cheese hamburger ! We were very satisfied and pleasantly surprised on how well the bbq and fries were. It seems like an upscale restaurant but has just terrific comfort...food! We had so many fries, we got to take some home! The pork sandwich was pilled high. The Cubans were terrific!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed October 20, 2019

A very nice selection on the menu and everything ordered was excellent. Service was prompt and friendly. Have eaten there several times and have been impressed with the consistency.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

This was our first experience at Epic. It was so DELICIOUS!! Highly recommend if visiting Arlington. Service was great and our waiter helped was very helpful making recommendations. The bourbon bread pudding was the best. Don’t leave without dessert.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 27, 2019 via mobile

First time at Epic Smokehouse and the experience was GREAT!!!!! The food was AWESOME!!!! and the service was FANTASTIC!!!! We had a really good experience and our waiter Sam was awesome. Will definitely remember rhis spot when I am in VA again!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 26, 2019 via mobile

This was my first visit to Epic and I can't wait to get back. I can't speak to 5he general service because I sat at the bar. And the bar service was fast and friendly. I went in for steak but changed my mind once...I saw these delicate burnt ends served in a sizzling skillet. As a main I couldn't resist the smoked prime rib. 3 different sizes. I choose medium and had all I wanted. I was surprised by the nice wine menu for a smokehouse. Altogether it was a great carnivore Q experience. I will give it a 5 next time if they repeat the same standards.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 3, 2019

Our second experience at Epic. This place has a good atmosphere and really good food. The service is missing a refinement that could take this restaurant to the next level. If you are seeking casual dining this place is a good go-to.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 25, 2019 via mobile

If staying in Arlington, Virginia, and using Pentagon City Metro Station, this is a great upscale BBQ restaurant within walking distance.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 21, 2019 via mobile

I’d give this place three and a half stars if I could. The meal started with a corn bread appetizer. The butter had a nice sweet flavor. The cornbread itself was good but a fairly small portion. I ordered the pulled pork platter and it...came out really quickly from the kitchen. The coleslaw was a vinegar style and not my cup of tea. The fries were hot, fresh, and really good. But I’ve had better pulled pork. I did like the sauce which had a nice tang, a little bite, and had what I would characterize as a Carolina-style flavor. I also feel like there was a huge pile of fries and slaw compared to the pork. Service was good but after I got my food I’m not sure I talked to my waitress again until I asked for the bill. I really like the style of the restaurant. Like a modern and rustic mix. But the seating wasn’t great. I sat on one of those long benches with the tables too close together. Kind of awkward. Plus my seat was the seem between two cushions - not real comfortable. All in all it was ok but not great. My meal cost around $20 which I found reasonable.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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