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Smokey Joe's

Lawrence St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6331 0530
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (28 reviews)
“gumbo” (32 reviews)
“boudin balls” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cajun & Creole, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Lawrence St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After looking forward to a night at Smokey Joes I have to say that I was disappointed The ribs were tough and reasonably tasteless. The single slice of tomato and single lettuce leaf did nothing to change my opinion. Service was Ok but nothing startling....More

Thank Mr.Timothy S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were a table of twelve and all enjoyed our meals. Loved the cozy, warm atmosphere - perfect for a cold winters night. Staff were very friendly - We were actually dining at Smokey Joes the same night as Mysricmik (reviewer below who rated experience...More

Thank Peta H
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The restaurant had warm southern vibes which was very nice on a cool winters night in Launceston. The food was tasty and the service was good. Irecommend the beef brisket, it was very tasty!

Thank Josh K
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Dinner here easy entrance as I use a cane welcomed the bench seating loved my entree of boulin balls ribs where tasty husband had gumbo wasn't to his taste Ordered a drink but they didn't have any ordered crocodile tails entree but where out hubby...More

Thank vicki a
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The entire menu is different from others. Creole style. Very hot and spicy. Was a bit difficult even for us Asians who are used to such dishes. Try the Boston Butt, garlic bread and Fiery Chips. The restaurant manager is fantastic

Thank darrelj
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Great great dinner! Brisket was amazing. Desserts are great. Totally worth a visit. Best BBQ sauce too!! A nice place!

Thank AlwaysHungree
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

A small group of 3 foodie enthusiasts dining at Smokey Joe's for the first time, we were excited and keen to try out this style of cuisine. Unfortunately our hopes and taste buds were left with a foul taste in our mouths after the incredibly...More

8  Thank Mysticmik
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Went in with an open mind and was very pleasantly surprised. Great food and variety with fantastic atmosphere. Service was really good with extra attention paid as we were with a baby. Melt in your mouth meat and great sides made for a really enjoyable...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Enjoyable meal - smokey meats - whilst great meal not overly generous in meal size for the price but did enjoy.

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Five of us went to Smoky Joe's on Saturday night 7.30. Three of the mains were not available. My friend ordered the "dinner meal" i think it was called priced at $31 i think. The waitress came back a few moments later to advise him...More

Thank Pigssy
Jon P, Owner at Smokey Joe's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Due to a printing error on the last run of menu pages the BBQ Dinner was wrong,rendering a 1/2 chicken being added for .50 which is obviously unsustainable. Most customers were fine with this when apprised of the change. Your table ordered starters and drinks...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lawrence St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6331 0530
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