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Epic Roasthouse
Epic Roasthouse

Epic Roasthouse Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.epicroasthousesf.com
  • Phone: (415) 369-9955
  • Hours of Operation: LUNCH: Monday to Friday from 11:30am until 2:30pm
    OUR BAR OPENS: Monday to Friday at 11:30AM, Saturday & Sunday 11:00AM Stop in for a Burger, Beer & Brownie for $20
    DINNER: Sunday to Thursday 5:30PM-9:30PM and Friday & Saturday 5:30PM-10:00PM
    BRUNCH: Saturday & Sunday: 11:00AM-2:30PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Parke Ulrich
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: We have a private upstairs dining room with stunning bay views; it accommodates groups of up to 60.
  • Private Party Contact: Mary Dicus (415) 369-9218
  • Special Events & Promotions: EPIC PRESENTS THE 3 B’S: BURGER–BEER–BROWNIE An EPIC combination $20.00 in the Quiver Bar "HOLY COW!" HAPPY HOUR 3:00-6:30 Monday to Friday in the Quiver Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Harrison and Folsom
  • Public Transit: If traveling by MUNI you may take the N-Judah, T-Third, or J-Church lines to the Folsom Station.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking is available at LUNCH & BRUNCH for 15. per car and nightly for DINNER for 12. per car.
A word from Epic Roasthouse
The Main Dining Room features a stunning view of the bay from every table. For those who prefer al fresco dining our Inside Out Room is the perfect place for a romantic dinner or get together among friends next to the cozy fireplace. A custom-built wood fired grill and a large wood burning oven serve as the focal points of Kuleto's design for the restaurant.

The menu features an inventive combination of traditional and contemporary dishes, showcasing everything from fish to fowl, and specializing in a variety of meats and steaks. Handmade cocktails, domestic and imported beers, and a well-selected wine list complement the menu.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
Diner Reviews
  • "This is the 2nd time we have been to EPIC. The food is excellent...the make your own ice cream sundae to die for. Service is leisurely, staff attentive. Like that after you make a reservation, they confirm by email and phone."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "For a steak purist, this restaurant is not for you. If you would like outback style steak at premier steak restaurant prices, then this is your place. Ordered a filet medium and it had zero pink. My date ordered a prime rib medium rare and it was nearly well done."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "The prefix brunch menu for $25.00 was a great bargain for 3 courses. We sat outside on the deck and enjoyed the views of the bay. Hopefully they takedown the large flat screen TVs throughout the restaurant when the World Cup is over. It was a little disconcerting sitting directly below one with everyone staring in yourdirectionwhenweate."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "It's an interesting venue, with huge ducts and other metalwork suggesting the building was once a factory (is this faked for ambiance?). Service excellent, and the food is wonderful, with creative use of ingredients. Lots of steaks, but also other offerings, with info on where/how the fish were caught! However, the main diningroom is huge, and between the loud background music (not live) and the people trying to converse over it, very very noisy."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "The host wasn't that great and could not give us a table that I requested,manager suppose to come, talk to us rigt away and didn't come till we finish the dinner."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Menu is a bit limited, steaks mostly and sides a la carte, some seafood apps and salads. Not a single chicken dish or many vegetarian options, but it is a roast house so can't complain about the vegetarian part (would appreciate some chicken though...)! Dessert sounded great (doughnut holes) but was dry and disappointing. They totally screwed up our birthday special occasion table reservation, were friendly and tried to fix it, but still disappointed that even with a reservation weeks ahead via OpenTable and confirmed by our hotel concierge, it was botched. Great ambiance though and views of Bay Bridge Lights cannot be beat."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "The complimentary birthday sweet treat made our day!"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Epic did not always receive high marks from me but they are making good progress in improving their food, service and general dining experience. I have been quite pleased the last few times I visited. This restaurant is well worth a second look if you haven't eaten there recently."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "The food was overpriced, the service was average, the food was pretty good, and the scenery was nice."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "We've heard great things about this place and have wanted to give it a try for a while now. As it happened, after we were seated, a party of 4--with one toddler and one infant were placed at the table next to us. In my opinion, this is not a "kid-friendly" sort of place that you would bring children of this age bracket to. 7 yr. olds and up as part of say a special occasion like a grandparents birthday, I get. Bringing young ones like this who are screaming incessantly for their sippie cups-not so much. If I am going to fork out $260+ for dinner for two, I don't want to feel like I have to endure screaming children who are then put upon the floor to roll around while dad decides its an iPhone moment..."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "What a wonderful night. We had a table right under the Bay Bridge, which set the perfect tone for a romantic birthday evening. The steaks were terrific - some of the best we've ever had, and the suggested wines complemented them perfectly. The staff were excellent. We had a thoroughly enjoyable night and will be coming back."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "We took my dad out for a family celebration of his 80th birthday. We were given a beautiful table, and the staff was exceptionally friendly. Everybody came over to wish him a happy birthday, which made the evening all the more special. The food is top notch. The view is spectacular. I highly recommend Epic Roasthouse for special occasions. Also, I'd note that there were several Giants fans all decked out in their Giants gear who were enjoying a meal before walking down to the game. So, great place for a pre-game dinner, too!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "This is the third time we have flown to SF to celebrate our wedding anniversary. With the amazing food, the consistently great service by our server, Dan and the fantastic view, what more do you need for a great evening out? The blue cheese topping on the Madeira sauce fillet was to die for! The sides we really enjoyed were the grilled broccolini and Julia Child's potatoes. We can't wait for our return!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Awesome View, great food and great drinks!! If you do not have a good time here, it is your own fault!!!"
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "Curb appeal, decor ambience were all there. Service was crisp and attentive on each level. The food was quite mediocre. The tuna tartare was sour and bitter without any liveliness. The limited span of menu choices forced each in our party to go with burgers; which arrived with dry stiff buns and way over-salted fries. The attempt at former ketchup also failed. Flat and starchy. Heinz would have been better. This place simply needs better execution on what should be solid menu winners"
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "You can't find a better place on a sunny SF day for brunch"
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Epic Roasthouse is a great restaurant. It never disappoints. You get a scenic table overlooking the water and fantastic food. What more could you want from a restaurant. Sure, it's pricey, but it's delicious. If you love steaks, you'll love Epic Roasthouse. If you love great food, you'll love Epic Roasthouse. It's just terrific."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Found this gem on the How About We...website. THE BEST Bloody Mary, hands down. The food was great too! Amber, our wait person was fantastic. She was energetic, friendly, she also suggested the best dessert- Build your own sundae! My wife and I will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "This was our second dinner at Epic. We enjoyed our first visit, and decided to celebrate our anniversary with a return. We were very disappointed with the food. My husband ordered the petit filet mignon. It was so dry that he had to ask for au jus on the side -- it looked completely unappetizing on his plate, too. I ordered the small prime rib. It was cooked the way I had requested; however, it was lacking flavor. Even the horseradish dip was bland. The Julia Child potatoes were greasy, as were the sauteed mushrooms -- we left most of each. I'm sorry to be so negative about such a lovely restaurant, but the cost of the meal warranted this criticism. For that high price, we expect and request better quality."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "We went there recently for their Mother's Day brunch (prix fixe, three course), and I have to say it was beyond what we expected. Some of us ordered the scallops appetizer, and I have never really like scallops, but after having it there I am now a fan. The main entrees we tried were the delmonico steak, wonderful smoky flavor, and burger made from Wagyu (beef), fresh and tasty. Even my twelve year old son was eating my steak, and he can be a little picky when it comes to the adult menu. The dessert course, some of us ordered their cheese cake, and the rest of us had their chocolate mousse parfait. We all had a great time, and a wonderful meal!! Thank you so much!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We had a late reservation (9:30 PM) on a Sunday, no less. It was my daughter's college graduation and we were running late. I called from the cab to let them know we were a bit late, and no worries. They let me know the kitchen would close, and all that....Anyway, we get there under the wire, and you would've never known. They treated us (10 top) like royalty. No hard feelings or excuses about how late it was...nothing. The staff was wonderful. I can't wait to try this wonderful place when they're aren't ready to close. Thanks Epic, which it was!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "I've been meaning to try Epic Roasthouse and was so ecstatic when I saw it was participating on the Dine About Town Menu. We were seated outside with a spectacular view of the Bay and Bay Bridge. It was really nice weather for brunch so the setting was perfect, it was such a treat to have patio seating since it is such a rarity in the City. The Dine Abt Town menu consisted of brisket entree and arugula salad. The food was good, the presentation was nice, but it was not worth the prix fixe price of $19. My companion had ordered the crab eggs benedict and it was loaded with tons of crab meat. Again nothing to write home abt. The presentation to that dish was bland, I don't remember any thing else on the plate except for the food."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Right above the cliff, wonderful place to enjoy the sunset."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We went to Epic for my birthday and was delighted by every aspect of our dining experience. The food, ambiance and quality customer service was superior. And mind you this was my second time there and felt the same way the first time. Pretty pricey but very well worth it."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "We had a lovely lunch at Epic Roasthouse- service staff are exceptional , we had a window table , and the kitchen was able to accommodate our dining needs which included one with multiple allergies . I'm sure the view is even better at dinner with the Bay Bridge lights , but it was still a great dining experience at lunch"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "My husband had the porterhouse steak and I had the prime rib. My husbands steak was so raw he couldn't even chew it he had to swallow it like an oyster. My prime rib, I asked for medium it came out medium well all around the edges and the inside was raw in the center. Then we had a side of broccolini which was seasoned so hot it was inedible. Our theory at restaurants is you vote with your feet. If the food wasn't good you just don't go back. It's also not helpful to return food back to a kitchen when you are hungry and don't want to wait even longer for the same bad food to come back out. I hate giving bad reviews, however sometimes constructive criticism is needed to improve the restaurant."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "The Dine About Town lunch special was fantastic and the portions were generous."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "We came to San Francisco to celebrate our 25th anniversary and chose Eic Roasthouse for the night of June 10th on our actual wedding date. We had the best table, best view, and best service: everything and everyone was outstanding! The wine they recommended was so good we ordered an extra bottle. We thouroughly enjoyed our epic meal for two, especially the two pound lobster. The steak was cooked perfectly and the sides were well-prepared. Our server was super attentive and made us feel very special. We couldn't have found any where in the world that would top this dinner experience on our special night!"
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "I had not been to Epic Roasthouse for lunch before, only drinks & appetizers. The lunch ambiance is really nice if you want to be able to talk to your dining companions, much quieter that the evenings."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "I really enjoyed the food and service. All professional presented. The meat was assume! Really good wine list and the view of the Bay Bridge is hard to beat."
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "The barbeque chicken was a sloppy mess being smothered with a sauce that tasted like it was from a salad dressing bottle, & sour cream. The Epic Roadhouse bread was good but difficult to enjoy because of the messy dressing. There was nothing about it that reminded me of barbeque. The steak tatare was not much better, roughly cut beef (not ground) that was chewy and bland. This is the worst version I have ever had. The loud kitchen staff talked back & forth for the better part of the meal. My dining companion was not excited about the special. The experience was nothing like my other visit several months ago."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "To say I was disappointed in my food is an understatement. How could it be so bad? And for prime rib ordered rare and a stuffed veal to be so overcooked and over priced is a double whammy of disappointment! I took quite a while making arrangements for this special occasion looking over location, time of dining with a Giants game taking place that day, available parking and menu. While the service was a bit of overkill, the salad was even an over-the-top creation using a very rich mascarpone cheese that didn't work well as a "dressing"??? The dessert menu was minimal and also very disappointing to be mostly small scoops of ice cream with a minimal, untasty webbed cone price at $10."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "Our server was professional and attentive, our food arrived in a timely manner and well presented. We absolutely loved everything we ordered and would happily recommend Epic Roasthouse to anyone in search of a great steak in San Francisco."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "The food was wonderful. The service was awful. They know they've got a great restaurant with an amazing view, why bother "serving" the client. I did mention to the hostess upon departure; our server was truly an unhappy and uninterested server. If that comment goes anywhere, I guess you'll know if you make a date to visit."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "The food, service and ambience was good. The practice of protesting paying city mandated benefits by sticking customers with a surcharge just demonstrates a lack of ethics. Every business pays fees mandated by governments. I suggest customers protest the questionable practice of using surcharges by not patronizing establishments who engage in this."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Ordered the steak with lobster on the side. Dish was wonderful! Had to ask the waiter 3 times for a ice tea refill and the food runner brought every single course to the wrong person each time. Sigh. But the view is amazing...."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "I requested an outdoor seat for my important business lunch and we were seated in the perfect spot looking at the Bay. Our server Nicole B couldn't have been better. Great rapport and advice and excellent service. All in a wonderful experience. "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Went for Dine About Town lunch and it was really great. Liked the food and the amazing view from outside patio....wine pairing was also great with meal. Decided this would be the place to take out of town guests to visit soon."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "got overdone fish and steak that was all fat. very poor service. cannot recommend and will not return."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Perhaps the best view in San Francisco. Right by the Oakland Bay Bridge overlooking Treasure Island. Beautiful, right on the water. A wonderful place with a real wood fireplace burning (on June 4th) and a very cozy yet modern feel. Love this place. Food is quite good. Not the best I've had but quite good. Had prime rib last time which was okay, and the filet this time which was B+. Will go back happily. "
    Dined on 6/4/2014