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Smokey Joe's

Lawrence St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
03 6331 0530
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Ranked #20 of 225 Restaurants in Launceston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $26
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

How long have we been coming to Joe's? I first visited on Charles Street with friends well over 10 years ago. Then brought my future husband to try it. Since then I would estimate that we've eaten there more than 30 times. Maybe more. Why do we keep coming back? AMAZING food, friendly service and we love catching up with... More

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

My partner and I are regulars at Smokey Joe's at least once a fortnight. We keep on coming back because the food is always excellent and the service always cheerful and attentive. We have our favourite menu items and the quality never changes from visit to visit. Highly recommended if you want to try authentic Creole and American food in... More

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Devonport, Australia
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The Ribs are huge, more meat than a steak, and just so yummy. You can taste the smoke, but not too much, just right! The other things are good too, but I had to help my wife finish her ribs, she was just so full and as she put it... Too good to leave! The staff are friendly, and Joe... More

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Launceston, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Had heard good reports about this restaurant before, we found ourselves in Lawrence st and decided to try our luck with no reservation. We were in luck and were given a table immediatly by our friendly waitress. My BBQ dinner was excellent and the bbq sauce was amazing. My partner enjoyed her slow cooked beef and Spanish wine. Reasonably priced... More

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Launceston, Australia
2 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

UTR flies this beaut restaurant, no TV ads, no radio Ads, no Newspaper Ads, so u find it by word of mouth or by accident, it's abit of a one-off so enjoy it while it lasts. this is real food, not food made by a formulaic profit portion-control robot in fact I am not sure how much the word profit... More

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1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Had the bbq chicken, was divine, the restaurant was busy but we did wait for over an hour for our meals.Would still go back has a great atmosphere

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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We have been here several times now, and never been disappointed! On top of the delicious set menu, they have an ever-changing seasonal specials board that guarantees to delight the tastebuds. To be honest, it is always a struggle to decide between ordering a past favourite dish, or trying something new, as I know that will undoubtedly become a new... More

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London
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49 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We have been here before and made a spur of the moment to eat out - we wanted tasty, filling food that we could share and we weren't disappointed! Great value and even in the middle of winter it was packed so we were glad we rang ahead! Po boy sandwiches were great - full of meat, great coleslaw. We... More

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Launceston, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

As an American, I'm used to some pretty great Mexican and Southern food at home. And its something I miss when I'm here in Tassie. Smokey Joe's definitely does the trick. A great combo of Louisiana flavors, St. Louis bbq, and Mexican dishes, it satisfies the need for spice and southern comfort. Recommend the red sauce if you are after... More

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Launceston, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I had eaten here before but obviously did not choose what they are well known for..... This time I chose the BBQ Shoulder with coleslaw and potato..... It was amazing..... I really couldn't fit anymore in and yet I really couldn't leave any on the plate...... Amazing food......

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Additional Information about Smokey Joe's

Address: Lawrence St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Phone Number: 03 6331 0530
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
Average Prices: USD 9 - 26
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole

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