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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%
Travelers talk about
“ribs” (2,071 reviews)
“pulled pork” (203 reviews)
“chicken” (325 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Juan E. Irausquin Boulevard 87, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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Reviewed yesterday

Ribs are delicious, this is an outdoor restaurant and fun for a crowd. Waiter was a bit pushy and got a few of our orders wrong and blamed us. Very odd, but we went with it as we were on vacation.

Thank Liz C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My family makes Smokey Joe’s our first restaurant when we go to Aruba. We always have Kelvin for our waiter, he makes you feel right at home. Food is great, best ribs!

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We ate there on Friday night 2/9/18, ample outdoor dining area. Fast and polite staff. Some of the best tasting ribs on the island. Definitely planning on dining there our next trip to Aruba.

Thank grandpaj10
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice local joint with good ribs and other barbecue. You are eating outdoors, so it’s informal, but very family friendly.

Thank SquishyNJ
Reviewed 3 days ago

Relaxed, casual atmosphere. Great for adults and kids. Food is awesome, drinks are even better. Love the firecracker shrimp appetizer.

Thank ruthmPlymouthMA
Reviewed 4 days ago

Been coming to Smokey Joe's for years. Its our usual go to first night casual dinner. It did not disappoint. Service was prompt and friendly. Our group had a mix of ribs, chicken, pulled pork and pulled chicken. Everyone thought it was very good. Will...More

Thank GoGiantsfan11
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We decided to give this place another chance. Service was excellent but they advertise that they have the best ribs in the Caribbean. Not even close, maybe something else on the menu is appetizing but I will pass on finding out the next time we...More

1  Thank Tommy H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We got there and were seated write away. It seems like there is ample room for everyone and they even have coloring book to keep the kids entertained while they wait for their meal. We had the best server ever!!!! Celvin!!!! I would definitely recommend...More

Thank SenoritaBlackBarbie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well worth the wait. There is usually a 15-30 minute wait. The food is delicious and service is great. Definitely one of the best spots on the island for dinner.

Thank paulam093
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Flat out, get the ribs!! Great food. I also had the jerk chicken wings with my ribs. Big meal, but so good!!

Thank scottjwade
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Questions & Answers
July 2, 2016|
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Response from bnr1185 | Reviewed this property |
easy walk
Moe L
February 8, 2016|
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September 30, 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, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
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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