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Smokey Joe's ( Kaohsiung Tzuyu)

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No.318 Tzuyu 2nd Road, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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+886 7 960 7715
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10 reviews
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Reviewed January 18, 2017

Ribs and beer. Both were pretty good. The service was ok and the general condition of the place was fine. The staff were friendly and helpful. The menu was sort of a TexMex and our party stuck to ribs, steaks and beer. We had no complaints.

Thank Gavin T
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Best part of this restaurant is the decor...after that it's downhill. Ordered a pitcher of frozen margaritas. Tasted synthetic (powdered?) with very little alcohol. Then had the worst chimichanga with pork. Pork was sweet and and dough was more like like an Asian kind. It was dry and the only only redemning part was they had chulola hot sauce! Nachos... More 

Thank FOM Gillman Bar... O
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Went for a few drinks and dessert with family. Had great experience - family friendly place, large dessert selection (and menu in general). Nice atmosphere, suitable for couples, solo...just a great place to grab a good western meal.

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71 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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.

Thank Pierre K
United States
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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!

Thank xiach
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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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 

Thank Richard D
Vancouver, Canada
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208 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
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 

Thank dswlim
Taipei, Taiwan
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81 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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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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28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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!!!

Thank Sam C
Taipei, Taiwan
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37 restaurant reviews
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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!

Thank magicianlg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.318 Tzuyu 2nd Road, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Kaohsiung
  • Phone Number: +886 7 960 7715

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?