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Smokey Joe's(Kaohsiung Jhongsiao)

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No.208 Chung Hsiao 1st Road, Xinxing District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I ducked in here after an unsuccesful hunt for street tacos (turns out that place has closed down)... Unfortunately Smokey Joe's left me with a much lighter wallet, an unsatisfied belly and a feeling of hard done by... We were initially impressed with the quirky decorations and decor but were awkwardly ushered to our seats by no... More 

Thank Manda B
Yvonnetin, 客戶關係經理 at Smokey Joe's(Kaohsiung Jhongsiao), responded to this review

Thank you Manda B for taking the time to leave a review. I'm sorry to hear about the expericen you had while staying with us. We'll ensure it will not happen again. May I please know the exactly time and date you stayed with us? We are taking this matters very seriously. We hope to have the honor of serving... More 

Pingtung, Taiwan
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

My wife and I really enjoy the food and service whenever we visit Smokey Joe's. The quality and service is above and beyond. We love Mexican and American style grill, so it is the best place for us to celebrate special occasions.

Thank erichabibi
Ottawa, Canada
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64 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2015

I first visited Smokey Joe's in Kenting the year before, so I thought I would try the Kaohsiung restaurant, The food and service was good, just like Kenting's restaurant. The neatest part was the decor, with the large wall art and statues.

Thank Ken M
Singapore, Singapore
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273 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2014

Been twice to Smokey Joe's, both times was a pleasant experience. The menu is large and includes a good range of TexMex food from Nacho's and Cheese, to Chimichanga, Quesadilla, Fajita, and Buritos. They also specialize in Ribs, which I found to be cocked great, but the BBQ sauce could have done with half the sugar. It was more like... More 

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73 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

I ordered nachos, the classic homage to cheese and salsa. Weirdly it was buried in a few centimeters of lettuce for on apparent reasons, perhaps in case I wanted to pretend I ordered a salad? It was average , at best. For a main course I had a burrito, which again featured too much lettuce and not enough salsa or... More 

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Hsinchu, Taiwan
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Best I have ever had!!! Will defs go again!!! We had fantastic garlic bread and also beer on the tap and strong cocktails... I felt like I was winning the whole time!

Thank Michello1983
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

Been living in Kaohsiung for six months and this is where I come when I crave a burger like back home in the States. Beef has that grilled American flavor I can't seem to find anywhere else... It is a little pricey for Taiwan but it's worth it if you're in the mood.

Thank Gsalv86
Tainan, Taiwan
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

we tasted only 2 dishes but they were very delicious, so beef fillet with pesto we ordered twice! not only mexican food, huge choice of vegeterian, pizza, pasta, asian, beef etc.!

Thank Elizabeth R
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82 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2013

It's american Mexican and Asian and Italian mixed. The owner of this chain owns other chains in the city. The food is great I enjoy eating here a lot. Good atmosphere and large to fit a lot of people. Great food always had a good time there

Thank Delong187
Shanghai China / USA
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

For a local chain the Mexican os decent for Asia. From one resturant to the next the quality is the same. I could not tell which location I was in. I have only ate the Mexican dishes, so I cannot comment on the other food styles. The margaritas though are not to be desired.

Thank mattchu5150

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, International, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.208 Chung Hsiao 1st Road, Xinxing District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Kaohsiung

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