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Juan E. Irausquin Boulevard 87, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
+297-586-2896
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Smokey Joe's is a place that I come back to every time I visit Aruba , the food is great The best hamburger in on the Island. The Island cold slaw is very good and the BQ chicken to great with that BQ sauce. My friend had the ribs and they loved them. The servers were very nice and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
henriettasmith53
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Rialto, California
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  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
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Rialto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Smokey Joe's is a place that I come back to every time I visit Aruba , the food is great The best hamburger in on the Island. The Island cold slaw is very good and the BQ chicken to great with that BQ sauce. My friend had the ribs and they loved them. The servers were very nice and the... More 

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Yonkers, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I can't say enough about Smokey Joe's. Every time I am in Aruba I eat at Smokey Joe's at least 2 to 3 times during my stay! The "Shark Bites" are to die for!!! The fall off the bones ribs keep me coming back. The cole slaw is the best I've ever had. My husband loves the pulled pork. My... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Best ribs ever and with suitably 'laced' cocktails to wash it down. Nothing too fancy, grab a bite and move on. Highly likely to be a queue so be prepared.

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

On our recent trip to Aruba we went here for dinner twice. Once with the family and once just the two of us. They truly do have the best ribs in town. Great service and there's always a wait so be patient.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We ate there twice. WARNING -- Dining out on Aruba is expensive. Joe's the exception: outstanding preparation of traditional dishes like ribs, pulled pork and burgers. Portions abound. A great choice of rum cocktails and 'Ritas (served in 16 oz. Mason Jars, with yes, actual rim or tequila!). Best value on the beach. GO AT 6, no later, to get... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The ribs and burgers here are FABULOUS! Prices are good! It is across from all the high rise hotels, walking distance. Very busy restaurant. Worth the wait!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The food was delicious..... loved the ribs.. and the various sauces. Lively place.... exactly what we expected. Would definitely go back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The service was great. The food came fast and hot. The portions were large. The ribs fell off the bone. The sauce is very tasty. The kids told our server that we will be back tomorrow........

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East Meadow, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Fantastic place to eat if you like authentic chicken and ribs. had the feast for two and it was beyond delicious. would definitely go there next visit to aruba and definitely recommend this to all our fellow visitors

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We went on a Tuesday and decided to do the all you can eat ribs and they were delicious. I could only eat one order, no second helping for me. The guy at the table next me at 2 orders lol

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Address: Juan E. Irausquin Boulevard 87, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
Phone Number: +297-586-2896
Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Palm - Eagle Beach
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups

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