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Epic Smokehouse

1330 S Fern St, Arlington, VA 22202-2862
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“burnt ends” (30 reviews)
“brisket” (45 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1330 S Fern St, Arlington, VA 22202-2862
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I used Open Table for a lunch at bar. I had the French Onion soup and the Chili. Both were very tasty- small portion for chili. Wine by the glass made this very enjoyable lunch. On Wednesday they had a cheese steak and fries special...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cordonj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I discovered Epic Smokehouse from the Open Table app. I was staying in Crystal City, and it is close by. The service was second to none. The servers and all the staff was quite friendly and helpful. I had the smoked brisket, and it was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 813stevenb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and close to our hotel, seated quickly and warm environment. We ordered the burnt ends and platter to share. All meat, super Smokey. The beef sausage was amazing! Everything else was good but not the best bbq we’ve ever had. Overall tasty and a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CPtravellers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I rendezvoused here after a day of work (him) and sightseeing with a 7 year old grandson (me) recommended by our nearby hotel. We arrived at a fairly busy time and had to wait for a table but the hostess was VERY...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PamC54
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Super friendly and accommodating staff. Our food was fast, hot, and amazing! We will definitely be back on our next trip into DC!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mark L
Reviewed October 22, 2018

A group of 6 of us ate here for a late lunch. Everyone who got the pulled pork, whether in the platter or on the taco salad, were very impressed. The sausage was pretty good as well. Anyone who got the brisket or the ribs...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank barkeye
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Dinner with 4 other couples and everyone loved everything they got. I had the burnt ends and they were delicious. My husband had the brisket and said it was very good, but he liked the burnt ends better. The star of the show was the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tina P
Reviewed October 8, 2018

This was the first time eating here, the reviews seemed positive and the food sounded great. We had reservation, but had to wait 15 minutes because they were short staffed. Not a big deal, they were polite and covered the beer. The appetizers and food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank justrun14
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is very well decorated, and people are nice. I order a cheeseburger that was probably the best I ever eat in dc. Nice place for family or even fast business lunch. I will comeback for a brunch in the coming weeks.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Washington2019
Reviewed September 25, 2018

We ordered the pulled pork and brisket platters. Fries and mac-n-cheese for sides. The waiter brought a couple corn muffins to start. Everything was good. The brisket was tender and reasonable moist. The pulled pork had a mesquite taste. Notable is the BBQ sauce. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank David H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1330 S Fern St, Arlington, VA 22202-2862
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: 571-319-4001
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EPIC Smokehouse is a fine dining steakhouse and barbecue joint. It features smoked meats and seafood entrees.
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