Epic Bar

D'Mall, Station 2, Boracay, Malay, Aklan

Epic Bar
4.2
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57 Reviewers

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Clarissa P.
5.0 Stars
10

If you've been to Boracay I'm sure you've seen Epic. It's this huge attention grabbing bar at the heart of Station 2 that's beach front with lots of lounging and sunbathing chairs when the sun is up. This property turns into a crazy standing room only, full of party goers place at night! But did you know that Epic is also a full-fledge restaurant serving good to great beach comfort food? More than just the cocktails and beers, Epic delivers in the gastronomy department too.

But there's a struggle - most island visitors see Epic as a bar more than a restaurant. In an effort to educate the majority of what Epic can offer, their management decided to hold a 1 day, invite only, gastronomic treat for people in the Metro! The EPICUREAN BEACH CUISINE: A pop-up kitchen at The Red Light in Poblacion - an 11 course tasting event by Chef Carlo Miguel featuring the best of what Epic has to offer!

Got an email from Fran, Marketing Manager of Epic, to join them and I tagged along my friend Abe C who said yes in such a short notice!

Epic Boracay x foodfanaticph = YAY!

We started with the Breakfast Burrito. Sausages, scrambled egg and fries all wrapped in a nicely toasted tortilla, served with a side serving of salsa - GOOD MORNING in every bite!

Then there was Popcorn Shrimp! Little deep-fried bombs of goodness that I thought were harmless but my golly, I couldn't stop popping them into my mouth! Crunchy breading, juicy bites of shrimps, great pair with an ice cold beer or a good glass of cocktail.

Fish Taco was served next. Soft taco with a soft and tasty slab of breaded fish fillet, crunchy veggies and a good dressing made up of mayo with some heat from the Sriracha mixed in. This was good, tasty, melt in your mouth fish fillet, great dressing!

Then we had two kinds of BBQ - Pork and Chicken served with a cup of Java rice and a side serving of atchara.

Pork BBQ is Chef Carlo's personal favorite. He explained that he uses pork belly to get that meat and fat combination, makes sure that there'a a good portion of the meat in each stick and didn't want the entire thing too saucy. His Pork BBQ version was indeed good! Well marinated, tender meat, I love the salty and a little sweet profile.

The Chicken BBQ was equally good, basking in the same marinade as the pork. Well, marinated, properly grilled, tender meat - the ultimate beach comfort food!

Baby Back Ribs was served next. Whole slab of locally sourced ribs, served with baked potato smothered with sour cream based sauce and grilled corn. The meat was tender, well marinated and juicy! You have the option to add in more of the sauce but believe me, no need for that!

The Kimchi Steak is one of my favorites. Grilled US Angus Striploin on top of Kimchi rice, served with a sunny-side-up egg. The steak was well seasoned, good sear, nice form. The Kimchi Rice was equally good. It had just the right kick of heat and went well with the steak. A must order when in Epic Bar Boracay!

We also tried another grilled dish - Barbecue Beer Can Chicken. Well marinated and roasted chicken, this was flavorful and tender. Loved the hints of sweetness from the beer.

My other favorite dish during this tasting event was this - Grilled Tiger Prawns. Beautifully plated with a simple side salad and mango salsa on top, the prawns were perfectly grilled - juicy and succulent. Loved the pop of freshness from the mango salsa and the nice crunch from the salad. Another must try when in Epic Boracay!

What's a fest without dessert/s right? The last two dishes of this 11 course menu were ddedictaed to desserts - Cheesecake and Banoffee Triffle.

Banoffee Triffle was my favorite dessert! Fresh slices of ripe banana layered with a delicate dulce de leche cream, graham crumbs, a mountain of snow white whipped cream, chocolate shavings and finished off with a sugar coated, torched stick of fresh banana. It was mind blowing! It wasn't too sweet, it was light and refreshing. Perfect island dessert!

The Epic Cheesecake was equally good. Smooth and creamy home-made cheesecake topped with fresh ripe mangoes and served with mango salsa on the side. Perfect ending to a sumptuous feast!

Kudos to Chef Carlo Miguel and his staff! Epic Boracay definitely serves good food! This place should be in your must visit restaurant when in the beautiful island paradise!

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EJ B.
5.0 Stars
10

Eleven! Yes... eleven beautiful and delicious dishes prepared by Chef Carlo Miguel's team for Epic Boracay Pop-up Kitchen at The Red Light Makati.

But before we taste all the lovely Epicurean Beach Cuisines of Chef Carlo Miguel, we had a little chat with Francesca De Leoz, Epic Boracay's Marketing Supervisor. One thing keeps me in mind while having to talk to her that they want us to know they were more than just a beach party club at night. They also want be recognized as a restaurant during day and night time.

127796THE PLACE

The Red Light can only accommodate limited people inside. That's why we were invited per batch. The Red Light's Kitchen need to have more exhaust machines also, the smell of smoked barbecue was in my clothes after we ate all the dishes prepared by Chef Carlo. And I have a teary eyes while eating because of the smoke from the open kitchen.

At their main hub in Boracay, Epic is spacious. They have nice interior. I feel relaxed and comfortable while watching the sea and listening to DJ's playlists when I visited the place last month.

127796THE FOOD

9728️BREAKFAST BURRITO (with bacon, eggs, sausages, roasted tomatoes and potato hash) - 1108811088110881108811088️ 5/5
"The burrito was fully loaded. Average serving: 3 slices per plate with salsa on the side."

9728️EPIC POPCORN SHRIMPS
(golden brown nuggets of breaded fried shrimp served with sweet chili dipping sauce) - 1108811088110881108811088️ 5/5
"Warning: very addicting even though it's oily."

9728️FISH TACO (beer-battered fish fillet with coleslaw and sriracha aioli) - 1108811088110881108811088️ 5/5
"One of Epic's bestseller. The crispiness of solo fish fillet compliments with the coleslaw and sriracha aioli. By the way, it's spicy."

9728️EPIC BABY BACK RIBS (grilled baby back ribs served with baked potato and barbecue sauce) - 1108811088110881108811088️ 5/5
"According to them, it's the best baby back ribs on the island of Boracay. I agree because the fall-off-the-bone meats of their baby back ribs was so flavorful."

9728️PORK BARBECUE (three sticks of pork barbecue with java rice and pickled vegetables) - 1108811088110881108811088️ 5/5
"Chef Carlo said they used liempo part instead of kasim for Epic's version of Pork Barbecue which is more tender."

9728️CHICKEN BARBECUE (three sticks of chicken barbecue with java rice and pickled vegetables) - 11088110881108811088️ 4/5
"The marinated chicken was grilled evenly and taste good."

9728️KIMCHI STEAK (spicy kimchi rice topped with grilled U.S. Angus steak and fried egg) - 1108811088110881108811088️ 5/5
"I like the mild spice flavor of the kimchi rice and the tenderness of U.S. Angus Steak."

9728️GRILLED TIGER PRAWNS (grilled prawns served with grilled asparagus and mango salsa) - 1108811088110881108811088️ 5/5
"This was my favorite in the eleven dishes served by Chef Carlo Miguel. I almost finished the whole plate of it. LOL 128514 The prawns cooked evenly... and ANG SARAP!"

9728️BARBECUE BEER CAN CHICKEN (Roasted Chicken served with fries and coleslaw) - 1108811088110881108811088️ 5/5
"The chicken was roasted perfectly. And the seasoned fries was so addicting."

9728️EPIC CHEESECAKE (homemade cheesecake with mango salsa) - 11088110881108811088️ 4/5
"The cheesecake designed beautifully, inviting to dig on it which you cannot resist."

9728️BANOFFEE TRIFLE (delicious layers of fresh banana, crushed grahams, chocolate and caramel custard) - 1108811088110881108811088️ 5/5
"I am amazed on how Chef Carlo Miguel combined all the fresh bananas and other ingredients resulting to delicious Banoffee."

127796THE SERVICE

The Red Light and Epic Boracay staff offered us a drink while we wait for our turn. They also provided superb service.

The Epic Pop-Up Kitchen: a food show of Epic Boracay's Epicurean Beach Cuisine by Chef Carlo Miguel was held on November 17, 2016 at The Red Light, Poblacion, Makati.

The event was sponsored and paid by Epic Boracay.

Thank you Peanut D of Looloo for the invitation. 128153

Good to see you again Abe C and Clarissa P. 128521

#ilovetoeat 12851510084️ #EpicBoracay

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EJ B.
4.0 Stars
5

Epic Boracay is one of the best beach party place of the island that you should never missed if you want to have fun and dance all night 'till dawn. They have cool music too, just wait for DJ to play your favorite EDMs and dance to the beat while having your favorite drink.

We've got some appetizers from Epic Beach Cuisine menu by Chef Carlo Miguel, he's the same chef behind the menus of 71st Gramercy, The Brewery at the Palace and Draft Gastropub and paired it with mixed vodka.

Epic Nachos (fresh tortilla chips with chili con carne, tomato salsa, sour cream and cheese) - 11088110881108811088️ 4/5

Sweet Chili Wings (1 lb of crispy and chili wings) - 11088110881108811088️ 4/5

Epic Boracay is located at D' Mall Beach front, Station 2, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan.

#ilovetoeat 12851510084

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Nicko R.
4.0 Stars

Epic looks like a snotty-upper class club-bar with celebrity chefs and over-fan fared sparkler bottles every time you buy a bottle. Then, when you look a little closer, it's not a rich man's son's idea of fun, it's redefined, well-thought through and obviously intrinsically dissected and remodeled a hundred-times over. Epic Boracay couples great food with great drinks and a really good night! Kudos!

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Pau L.
5.0 Stars

A place where you can release your stress from Manila. Dance like no tomorrow and Drink till dawn.

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Sas R.
5.0 Stars

Bleu cheese salad waaaaas suppppper good

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Carmina R.
4.0 Stars

A good place to eat. A bit pricey though

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Mark P.
3.0 Stars

Ordered a well done Steak Frites and I was satisfied. The serving was huge, had to share it with my friend.

Service was basic tho. The crew was so so, and encountered one who was mej masungit. So, yeah.

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Nikki C.
5.0 Stars

Their mac n cheese is just 100841008410084
My go-to-place whenever I'm in the island and craving for mac n cheese 128513

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Gerrald Carlo M.
3.0 Stars

I thought it was OK.

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Joan Dominique M.
3.0 Stars

Go there on a Tue for ladies' night! Some cocktails are priced at only P50!

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Gayla b.
4.0 Stars

A visit in Boracay won't be complete without partyin' at Epic! You will definitely have one hell of an epic night! -- and an epic hangover the next day. lol But you have to be prepared for the biggest crowd and 'siksikan' moments-- yes, elbow to elbow interaction with strangers I assure you. lol 1285131279461278641278679728

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Rachel R.
3.0 Stars

cool place.

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Junna E.
5.0 Stars

Boracay nightlife is at its best and epic in Epic bar! Held our Company Christmas party here in 2012 and is always our bar destination in Station 2. The last time we went here, their happy hour promo was buy 1-take 1 on cocktails, I ordered the mojito in the photo. 128522Good service plus cool music selection 128077

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Kring K.
5.0 Stars

5 star for EPiC!
the crowd was awesome, the drinks was bit expensive pero kaya naman patagalin. hehe

we landed here accidentally when me and my friends was just going around the stations, we saw EPIC and na curious kmi so we entered for free. 128540

the experience was cool. we met different bloods here. they were cool guys! 128522

i definitely recommend EPIC na isama sa wish list nio ng hang outs if u are planning to go bora. 128515

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Zia M.
4.0 Stars

We wanted to splurge on our food stops yesterday, so we had late dinner here. 128513

We're still full from the dessert we had in Zuzuni so we ordered dishes that is good for sharing. 128055

We had hainanese chicken and grilled chicken beer something. God I already forgot 128517

The hainanese chicken is good for two, but it is weird it has one rice. We love the flavor of the rice, but this is perfect for lunch not dinner. 128517 I like the grilled chicken too. I think I had the most number of chicken on my plate that night. Oink oink 128061

It was happy hour so we had mojito and vodka

Woo! I have new badge (Bar hoppin') 128526 cool mate!

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Jeniffer C.
2.0 Stars

Very ordinary caesar salad. From the presentation to the taste of it. I wonder why it's boiled egg and not the bacon bits? I am a caesar salad fan and I am still for the authentic one. Sorry.. though i love the place.. it's very cozy in the morning. Haven't tried to visit them at night but when i passed by the place i saw a lot of people inside. Guess their night party is really awesome! :)

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Alex O.
4.0 Stars

One of the fanciest looking resto at the beachfront located at D'mall. They serve a wide range of continental fare from pasta, pizza, seafood, baby back ribs (claims the best) to tacos.

I had tacos. Delicious beef filling, but taco bread wasn't chewy and soft enough. Over-all, heard it serves good food, but price is on the high side.

Tip: it has the best airconditioned and clean CR along the beach.

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Mikko F.
5.0 Stars

Made my nights in boracay more epic! 128588128588128588128588128588128588128131128131128131128131

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Albien G.
4.0 Stars

Joined "pub crawl" and our last stop is the epic bar.

Kung ikaw ay malungkot, masaya, may iniisip, nag-iisa at parang susuko na sa buhay...tara at sumayaw na parang walang bukas sa "epic" dancefloor. HAHA!

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