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Smokey Joe's Cafe Bar & Grill The Ramada

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$$ - $$$
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627 The Esplanade, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Was staying at the hotel and wanted a quick and convenient meal so chose to eat here. From the service to the drinks to the food everything was superb. Would definitely recommend

Thank Michelle M
Hervey Bay, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the First of November my husband and I shared an amazing evening here. The food was really tasty, desert was to die for. The service was excellent and so friendly and cheerful made the evening splendid. We really enjoyed the evening and the coffee to go was really good and tasted great and definitely will be returning with my... More 

Thank lynnebr0
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Whilst recently staying at the Ramada Hervey Bay we ordered the Fish, chips and salad meal from Smokey Joe's. It cost us $15 a meal. We had takeaway so I walked down and picked it up to bring back to the room. Honestly, this would have been close to being the best fish and chips we have both eaten, for... More 

Thank Michael F
Newcastle, Australia
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325 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Wife and I walked in off the street without a booking Expecting a joint that was funky and not aligned with our demographic (58-69) What a diverse group of customers ( people watching eye catching! ) Ordered breads ...dry and bland Our waitress, SUE..was a trooper with personality...got the job done and unfazed We had a nice bottle os Moscato... More 

Thank philandgwenh
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

You wouldnt think it would be good. old style but the foid was plentiful and very nice. A good pkace for a nice filling meal

Thank wardy4160
Hervey Bay, Australia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We have been there several times for breakfast and dinner. Service is excellent with all the staff being awesome and so helpful. Buffet breakfast is great value with fresh food. Our favourite place to dine. If you pre pay for breakfast it is $15 instead of $20. As we are locals we have never stayed there but have heard there... More 

Thank Tammy L
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84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were staying at the Ramada and decided to have dinner at Smokey Joes. The service was great and the food was delicious. My partner said the steak was cooked perfectly. Entree was small but delicious, we had the trio of prawns and scallops. My garlic prawns for mains was very good but could have had a little bit more... More 

Thank Lollen94
London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Food here was very good. Prices were fair. Staff were excellent, speed was good but in comparison to other local restaurants it was brilliant. (Long waits elsewhere). If you're staying at the Ramada it's the best local food and service available. If you're not staying there it's definitely worth a visit after you've been disappointed by the restaurants with the... More 

Thank Pat80x
Hervey Bay, Australia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Often go here to relax and get away. Staff are always welcoming and obliging. food is always consistent and the specials are always a treat. Hopefully people staying there try the food . Some locals know about the place but a lot do not. Well worth trying as there is often a musician playing which adds to the atmosphere.

Thank twospringvale
Bilambil Heights, Australia
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Evening Meal Great place to dine food was excellent the staff very helpful and the Seafood Chowder just the best and the breakfast choices very good - great pancakes as well

Thank Dorothy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 627 The Esplanade, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Fraser Coast  >  Hervey Bay
Ramada Hervey Bay Hotel & Resort

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?