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Smokey Joe's


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Barbecue
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews ribs pulled pork chicken half rack home fries coleslaw fried oreos burger coconut shrimp dry rub great bbq original recipe fall off the bone pink iguana bbq sauce fun atmosphere first night
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Reviewed today via mobile

Just too good. The ribs are truly the best I’ve ever had. We visited 4 times in two weeks and would have gone more if it would have been socially accaptable to eat in the same place every night 😃

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sara L
Reviewed yesterday

We ate here our second night in Aruba. The food was very good. My daughter had fish and chips, son had the rib eye, I had the red snapper and my wife had the shrimp. Everyone was pleased with their meal. Everything came out hot...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank jonbier
Reviewed 2 days ago

Best original spare ribs. A definite visit when in Aruba! Always eat there 2-3 times when we are on the island. Their coleslaw is delicious too! Reasonably priced, casual and family friendly.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank lainies0610
Reviewed 2 days ago

We saw Smokey Joe's on a map of Palm Beach area restaurants and knew we wanted to try it. It was a good thing we went early because we didn't have a reservation and the restaurant was full when we left. Other nights when we...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Bonnie H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went here our first night in Aruba because it was walkable from our restaurant. We tried the ribs which many people had recommended and they were very good! I also had coconut shrimp that were pretty run of the mill but good. Only complaint...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mikalaans
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I never fail to have at least one rib dinner at Smokey Joe’s. It’s ultra casual outdooe seating is comfortable, we always end up chatting with neighboring diners. My wings were a tad dry this year, my fault for varying from the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 531jeriw
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are a rib lover you should definitely not miss this restaurant. They have a diversified menu including three or four types of ribs. If you like. Sweet they’re signature ribs are the ones to order. You get your choice of two sides with...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank valeriel522
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food was good , the ribs were phenomenal but my wife did not enjoy her pulled pork it was just okay. Our waiter was attentive but the place was so busy he could barely keep up with what was going on. Long story short if...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank raiders42
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What do I say! I never expected Aruba to host a great restaurant like this. It’s fun, interactive and delicious. Shrimp Bon Bon atop Caesar Salad was AMAZING. Entire staff and service is 100%. Prices are fair. The atmosphere is lively and extremely comfortable/safe. I...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank StaceyJayson
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fun night out, not expensive, service was fast and friendly, and the food was delicious! This place was recommended to us and we are passing along the info!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Colleen M
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Amy P
11 April 2018|
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Response from SPower12 | Reviewed this property |
They do not open for lunch (we asked them during dinner as we hoped to come back that week for lunch).
Baird S
5 April 2018|
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Response from rayandjanh | Reviewed this property |
They have four types of sauces for the ribs, original, signature, sriracha, which are all wet sauces, and a dry-rub. Typically, most barbeque sauces do not contain wheat or other flours, being made of ketchup/tomato sauce... More
3 July 2016|
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Response from bnr1185 | Reviewed this property |
easy walk
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