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Epic Smokehouse

1330 S Fern St, Arlington, VA 22202-2862
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“burnt ends” (29 reviews)
“brisket” (43 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Barbecue
1330 S Fern St, Arlington, VA 22202-2862
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Reviewed yesterday 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

Thank 813stevenb
Reviewed 2 days 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

Thank CPtravellers
Reviewed 2 days 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

Thank PamC54
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Erica B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Tina P
Reviewed 8 October 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

Thank justrun14
Reviewed 30 September 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.

Thank Washington2019
Reviewed 25 September 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

Thank David H
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Had an awesome time with friends at this restaurant. Wine list is impressive and bottles were served at perfect temperature. Pork egg roll appetizer was amazing, calamari was crispy and good. Filet was thick and cooked perfectly, I even liked the cauliflower mash. Desserts were...More

Thank tropicalfan
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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
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1330 S Fern St, Arlington, VA 22202-2862
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: 571-319-4001
  • E-mail
EPIC Smokehouse is a fine dining steakhouse and barbecue joint. It features smoked meats and seafood entrees.
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