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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%
Travellers talk about
“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

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 yesterday

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 yesterday 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 2 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 3 days 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 3 days 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
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Smokey Joe’s offers excellent local cuisine and fantastic service. Price is very reasonable! Great location in downtown Aruba!

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was great, We had the mahi mahi, griled shrimp, salad and BBQ ribs.Everything we chose was very good. Yes will go back again.

Thank office790
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great ribs at a great price. Busy place but we didn’t wait long. Great service too. I’d definitely go back.

Thank joyce s
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great BBQ Place. Good Portions, Great Taste and Good Selection of various BBQ dishes plus other plain dishes including fish. reasonable prices and good portions. this is a regular place for us and usually more than once a trip.

Thank Steve K
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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