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Smokey Joe's

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Juan E. Irausquin Boulevard 87, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
+297 586 2896
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Came around 940pm, restaurant was half empty .so i asked the hostess the possibility to seat on a table not to close to other people , them i pointed out a table out of the 10 tables empty in the back and her reaction was like no.. Its for four people .. I asked her, but the restaurant is half... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were able to get seated quickly. Server quickly took our drink order. We both got 1/2 rack of baby ribs, homefries and coleslaw. Food was really good.

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Thank Kathy P
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You would never believe that a rib place. Would have a great grouper. They do. Get it blackened with the lemon sauce on the side.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great for adults and kids. Relaxed atmosphere and good service. Consistently good year after year and prices are reasonable for Aruba.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped in for lunch, it was fantastic. The view is beautiful, the decor bright and colourful. The sangria was heaven sent and the food was just delicious.Staff was so friendly. I would absolutely recommend it and will definitively go back again.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Keep moving past this place. We got sucked in by the outdoor seating and fun looking place. That's about it. Ribs fatty and grisly. Sides cold and unappealing. Beer was cold which was good. Our fault. What were we thinking! A good rib place in Aruba??? Doesn't exist. Shame on us for not knowing better.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I have been to Aruba many times. We have always patronized Smokey Joes. We really enjoyed their Happy Hours which were from 5-6 and 10-11pm. Despite still being listed on several sites as having Happy Hour.... they have none. Their food was as I remembered and service was exceptional. Unfortunately, too many other options to return more... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every trip to aruba includes dinner at Smokey Joe's. Disappointed in the ribs this year...were fatty. But the rotisserie Chicken was delicious. Good sangria too

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at Smokey Joes and the food was great. We didnt have to wait for a table and we were a party of 8 I would say thats pretty good. The service was excellent. I we left there beyond full. Excellent price for the amount of food we recieved.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Convenient place to go with kids We were a group of 7 We did not have reservations We waited approximately 30 minutes Service was efficient Food was just ok Wine was not great. Very small glass and not very good Ribs were over cooked Kids meals were terrible Mac and cheese for one of the kids was dried out and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Bar, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?