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Smokey Joe's ( Kaohsiung Tzuyu)

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No.318 Tzuyu 2nd Road, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
07-9607715,07-5578655
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Le menu est tout simplement enorme, avec un large choix, aussi bien western que chinese food. Decoration is great, waiters helpful. Really nice to eat if you are a group of friends! Come to have a try its really nice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 29, 2015
Pierre K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Le menu est tout simplement enorme, avec un large choix, aussi bien western que chinese food. Decoration is great, waiters helpful. Really nice to eat if you are a group of friends! Come to have a try its really nice.

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Thank Pierre K
United States
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I went to the location in Kenting and thought the food was pretty good (although the hours are ridiculous...they closed at 8 or 9pm!)...Really good salads and meat dishes. Will def come back when craving western food!

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Thank xiach
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

It is not Texan, it is not Mexican, and some of its best dishes are Chinese (Kung Bao chicken is one of the best in town)but what it is is safe. It is a great place for a family, and has a fun atmosphere. My children love it and make us go when ever we can not think of a... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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88 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

I have tried several Mexican restaurant in this country and none of them come close to satisfaction, with the exception of Smokey Joe's. I had a combination platter and burritos. The platter has a variety of delicious including quesadilla, fried chicken wings ... & etc ... very nice. Also, the burritos tastes very authentic. They also serve a variety of... More 

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Thank dswlim
Taipei, Taiwan
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47 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were just there as a "date night" during our holiday to KS. The menu is quite extensive (52 pages) so there are options for even the pickiest eaters! The service was excellent and the food was delicious. Between two of us we shared nachos, buffalo wings, and chicken fajitas. The fajitas for two people didn't come... More 

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Mexican food is excellent, menu is very large, both Asian and Mexican meals, fairly priced great atmosphere...Service is great and the hours of operation are good as well. Where most places open at 6:00pm Smokey Joes is open early for those who want to eat earlier rather than later...Go visit!!!

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Thank Sam C
Taipei, Taiwan
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117 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I have been twice in Smokey Joe's with my family (wife and 2 small kids) and friends. Both times we had an excellent time! The food is good (with nice South American options), and also the service and the atmosphere (looks like a Mexican place). And, important, we had enough space to get into the restaurant with our baby's stroller!

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Thank magicianlg
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Enjoyed our meal - service still a bit slow but better atmosphere and nicer food. We stuck to the mainstream menu and we weren't in any hurry.

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Thank tony_ml
Shanghai, China
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69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

If you like it hot and spicy, go for the Mexican sausage and rice. Watch out for the sizzlers as the portions are very large. Just right for Two. Great place to go, by yourself or with friends

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Thank Trevor A
Taipei, Taiwan
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Having had the wrong food brought out we kindly asked our waiter to correct the order; however, he sent the manager out who upon refusing, laughed at us and was very rude. We have eaten here many times and the service has gradually become worse and worse. Having now tried some of the nicer, more friendly mexican and thai options... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: No.318 Tzuyu 2nd Road, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Kaohsiung
  • Phone Number: 07-9607715,07-5578655

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

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