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Smokey Joe's

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Juan E. Irausquin Boulevard 87, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
+297-586-2896
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New York City, New York
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156 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has some great bbq in a very convenient location. Unfortunately they do not accept reservations which causes issues when needing a table for a lot of people. There is always a long wait and it's a bit disorganized. The food makes up for it. Sometimes the service can be slow but my most recent visit was fantastic. We... More 

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New York City, New York
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

great ribs in a casual atmosphere walking distance from the Hyatt. Our whiter was super friendly and on point, I highly recommend the original recipe and the deep fried ores for dessert,

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Midland, Texas
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112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

our first night. walking down the strip in Palm Beach. it was recommended. we went. it was the touristy thing to do. outside seating, ribs seem to be their thing so we ordered the sampler platter of 4 different kinds. they were very good ribs and we are from barbeque country. I would eat them again and you have to... More 

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Thank aggietraveler1976
New England
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Smokey Joes this week as a party of 6. The waitress was great - everyone in our group had either ribs or the pulled pork sandwich and we were all happy with our meal. The margaritas were also very good! A nice casual dinner and appropriately priced.

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Thank momto3m
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There are 3 Joes restaurants on Aruba: Iguana Joe's, Smokey Joes, Iguana Cantina. All with the same iguana theme. My favorite was Iguana Cantina with Mexican fare and awesome margaritas. It was also the most reasonably priced oh the 3.

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Thank Turkxp
Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is by far our favorite place to eat. I have been going to Aruba for over 15 years and we go here at least twice during our two week stay. The pulled pork is outstanding!! The ribs are by far the best and my 5 year old niece loves the Mac & Cheese so much that she orders two... More 

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Thank lorinewmom
The Woodlands, Texas
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So we live in Texas so it is going to be hard to get more than 3 stars out of us for BBQ in the Caribbean but this is a nice place that serves up decent food that won't bust your bankroll. We fed a family of 5 for under $100 with plenty of food ordering a combination of ribs... More 

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Thank 33Dan33
London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Large open air grill type shack. They cater for a large amount of people at once, and so the service can be slow but who cares whilst on holiday. Due to the amount of tables your waiter is serving, if you want to be highly critical then you could say they don't invest as much time in you as perhaps... More 

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Thank AlanJ2510
uk
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went here 3 times during our two week holiday because the food is amazing . The ribs and shrimps and chicken are the best. The place is always packed so be prepared to wait to get it but so worth it

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Thank donloutra
Guelph, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Smokey Joe's is soooo good!!! The ribs are amazing! We came here first 12 years ago on our first visit and again this last visit, it will definitely be a visit on our next trip!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Bar, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?