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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%
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“ribs” (2,095 reviews)
“pulled pork” (205 reviews)
“chicken” (328 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Juan E. Irausquin Boulevard 87, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food... Ribs were very good, and shrimp were excellent too. Our waiter Terance (Mr. T) was so awesome. We were seated immediately. Prices are very affordable. Restaurant has a nice outdoor and relax atmosphere.

Thank nelsi07
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Can be nice to sit there.. though the food is not that good. We went once and didnt go back.. eventhough we lived on the island half of the year for almost 6 years..

Thank Ayayourhealth
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our taxi driver mentioned this place the 1st night we were in town and thankfully got to it on our last! We intentionally went for dessert only( fried oreos and chocolate molten cake) and was not disappointed. The atmosphere is great and our server Alex...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The firecracker shrimp appetizer was crazy delicious . The ribs were amazing !!!!!! Soooo good!!! The meat just melted off the bone and the bbq sauce was great !!

Thank fastplayer37
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The ribs are super excellent. The staff are ery friendly & courteous. We eat here every time we are in Aruba. We would highly recommend this place if ever visiting Aruba.

Thank Marilyn53Wilson
Reviewed 5 days ago

We go to Aruba twice every year, and Smokey Joes is a must every time. Pleasant atmosphere, nice servers, great ribs and a good value.

Thank MikeandMaryellen
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is our go-to place on our first night in Aruba. The ribs are amazing, and the place is always packed (for a good reason). I love the Pink Iguana drink.

Thank ColtsGal76
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were looking for a low key night out. Someone recommended SJ to us. It happen to be all you can eat ribs night. We have it a go and was very surprised! I have to say it was the best service we had on...More

Thank tcebo
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ribs were a good deal for their price. I don't think it tasted as good. I had to ask them to take my ribs back because it was so charred and tough to each compared to other other ribs that were served to my...More

Thank tsui1070
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Smokey Joe's THREE times during our 13 days in Aruba. The ribs are the best I've ever had and the service provided by Elijah was top notch! Highly recommend the Bon Bon shrimp and Coconut Shrimp along with the ribs!

Thank Robin G
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3 July 2016|
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Response from bnr1185 | Reviewed this property |
easy walk
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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