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Smokey Joe's

Juan E. Irausquin Boulevard 87, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
+297 586 2896
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (1,955 reviews)
“pulled pork” (200 reviews)
“chicken” (308 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Juan E. Irausquin Boulevard 87, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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Reviewed yesterday

After hearing all the tourists’ talk this place up I was excited to have fund a real gem of a place. There was a long wait and the bar for eight was full. Note that all seating is outside. Finally after waiting for about 30...More

Thank MrOcho
Reviewed 2 days ago

We love their ribs and Pink Iguana drink. We make sure we come here every time we visit Aruba! The jerk chicken is pretty good too.

Thank March121
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had just finished our Trike Tour of Aruba and on the hunt for lunch when we stumbled across Smokey Joe's We found both our service and the food very good with a great view. I would recommend Smokey Joe's to friends and family that...More

Thank snapshot1978
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We've eaten here twice so far on our vacation. Excellent ribs, highly recommended. We had half a rack of ribs and it was enough for the ladies, the men ate a full rack.

Thank loobylooLeicester
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our annual trip to Aruba would not be complete without a trip to Smokey Joe's for the ribs. We skipped the all you can eat night and went after shopping on Palm Beach. As we expected, the ribs and the service were top notch. See...More

Thank Judy T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came down for our 10th wedding anniversary and this was a recommendation for a couple on the plane down. Didn't disappoint. Great ribs! Owners from Boston!! Green monster drink was great.

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been there several times. Fast service, wide choise of grill dishes, simple but cosy atmosphere. Right nearby to Holiday Inn Hotel

Thank Gektor C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is always one of the first stops we make when in Aruba. It's a great way to get into the Caribbean mood, people watch, listen to music and get good ribs! Service is always quick, the food is always good and the price won't...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very relaxed place if you want to escape the hotel food! Cool atmosphere ... great drinks and the food is heavy but amazing. Had the ribs / shrimp combo... excellent. Waiter Terence is super friendly and has a great smile 😜

Thank beetlefan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Turned up around 8.30pm. We didn't have a reservation but managed to get a table within 15 minutes. Very relaxed/ casual restraunt with great food and drink at very reasonable prices. We had jerk chicken which was very good.

Thank Hugodyl
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3 July 2016|
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Response from bnr1185 | Reviewed this property |
easy walk
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9 February 2016|
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1 October 2015|
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Response from MsLynneWhite | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, I really cannot be sure that they do not use peanuts but I can tell you that I didn't see or taste anything with peanuts in it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Juan E. Irausquin Boulevard 87, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Palm - Eagle Beach
  • Phone Number: +297 586 2896
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