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Smokey Joe's

Lawrence St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
03 6331 0530
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Ranked #19 of 231 Restaurants in Launceston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $26
Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
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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
Launceston, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2010

i treated some work buddies to a meal at smokey joes and must say we were very impressed. the food was flavoursome the service was fantastic. the chef was a very nice guy. cocktails were available and a wine list was offered. we will definately be back for more.

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Launceston, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2010

This place is fabulous. the food is great, real honest to goodness Caribbean/Gulf Creole at its best, and it has that real New Orleans French Quarter feel to it. The staff are attentive without being intrusive and the meals are great value. The Chef make the most of great local seasonal produce so if you are there at the right... More 

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Launceston, Australia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2010

To sum up this restaurant in a simple web based review does it an enormous disservice. From the first time I dined at this excellent establishment untill the most recent visit I paid them my experience has always been one which has drawn be back time and time again, finding myself at Smokey Joes almost once every week now. The... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2010

Stepping inside this restaurant you are instantly greeted with amazingly friendly staff, who seem genuinely friendly. After being seated you are instantly offered a more than satisfactory selection of drinks, (beers local and foreign as well as wines) and for the kids soft drinks and milkshakes. The Atmosphere is very warming and makes you feel comfortable and relaxed. When drinks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2010 via mobile

I'm sitting here writing this while eating lunch - beef brisket is devine and the BBQ beans and slaw are perfect side dishes. Chimichangas are great - perfect spice :) Shame we live in Sydney - I'd be eating here weekly!

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Launceston, Australia
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2010

Before tonight this inapt restaurant was one of my favourites. Located in a rundown house with dated furnishings, if you seek great food and fantastic customer service – I would beg you to look elsewhere. On arrival you need to hunt down service yourself and if you seek a wine list you will be handed, with disgruntlement, a limited selection... More 

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Vic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2010

Decided to go here after reading previous reviews. Would have loved a bit more warmth inside (it was freezing outside). We ordered a garlic bread for entree and were a little surprised by the small size and the fact it was in a very cheap plastic basket. Overall we were happy with our mains. We had ribs (just a tad... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2010

We had between us 1 quesadilla, 1 chimichanga, a half serve of ribs, 2 wines one soft drink and one dessert. The bill came to around $75 which I thought was reasonable. Pluses: Service was prompt and friendly, Serves were generous and flavoursome. Minuses: Overly bright lighting, plasticky chairs, noisy. Limited wine list (only one type by the glass). No... More 

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Launceston, Australia
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2010

Every time I go to Smokey Joes's there is another great special on the board so that I get to try something new. My favourites are the mexican ones, especially ChimaChanga, beautiful packet of shredded moist meat in a crispy shell, makes my mouth water just to think of it. Another favourite is the blackened fish. Oh yeah and the... More 

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launceston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2010

Went to Smokey Joe’s for dinner with my mates just the other day through recommendation and I have to say the food was awesome. Highly recommend the ribs served in surprisingly generous portions. Simply the best. Friendly staffs. Great atmosphere. Very authentic!

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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
Open Hours:
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 9 - 26
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole

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