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Smokey Joe's

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Barbecue
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews ribs pulled pork chicken half rack home fries coleslaw fried oreos burger coconut shrimp dry rub great bbq original recipe fall off the bone pink iguana bbq sauce fun atmosphere outdoor seating
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here on a vacation with the family in January. This was our second time there as we ate at this restaurant four years ago. It doesn’t disappoint. The ribs are excellent, the fish is fresh, and the beer is cold. What else could you...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Z5179QYalans
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The line was too long to wait for food. The tables were wobbly and uncleaned. The food wasn’t great and we paid so much. The fish was $19.95 and the snapper was a little over that price. Snapper was tough and not tasty at all....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank E2201FZnicolec
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good value for family and great options for gluten allergies. Very tasty and service friendly. One of our go to places

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food was fantastic, great service also. The chicken and ribs were cooked to perfection. We will return next trip.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jeffblackway
Reviewed 2 days ago

A fun open air atmosphere in the heart of the action. Smokey Joe's was a great experience with great food & fair prices. My wife had a coconut shrimp plate that she loved and I had the all you could eat ribs. The rib plate...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jdsdjservices
Reviewed 2 days ago

Every year Smokey Joe's is our first night dinner in Aruba. The food and service is always good, always consistent. I wish they had a better system for leaving your name or if they took reservations - wait times are often long.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PamelaTR
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is worth the wait. Great service and the food was excellent. Go before 7:00pm to avoid the wait. Told others about this place and many gave it two thumbs up!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great food & atmosphere. Generous portions at a reasonable price. Service was quick & courteous. Would highly recommend it especially if you like barbecued ribs.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Millclimer
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ribs are good but the cold slaw and home fries are to die for. Able to watch Football playoff while eating; just like in Jersey diner.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 690meboo1
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I have been at Smokey Joe's before and came back with 3 of our adult children. The ribs are outstanding, a must when in Aruba.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Donna D
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Amy P
10 April 2018|
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Response from SPower12 | Reviewed this property |
They do not open for lunch (we asked them during dinner as we hoped to come back that week for lunch).
Baird S
5 April 2018|
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Response from Ray and Jan H | Reviewed this property |
They have four types of sauces for the ribs, original, signature, sriracha, which are all wet sauces, and a dry-rub. Typically, most barbeque sauces do not contain wheat or other flours, being made of ketchup/tomato sauce... More
2 July 2016|
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