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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%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (2,002 reviews)
“pulled pork” (198 reviews)
“chicken” (312 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Juan E. Irausquin Boulevard 87, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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Reviewed yesterday

Went here on a recommendation. Food selection was limited. Service was excellent. On the street, open air dining.

Thank parrots2
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for great barbecue Smokey Joes is the place. Casual outdoor dining, friendly staff and good service. Close to high rise hotels and shopping. Highly recommend

Thank whiteey12
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am generally not a ribs person but I love this place. Haven’t been to Aruba without multiple visits here. Wait staff are wonderful. Food is great and the place is busy, busy, busy. Especially after about 7 pm so be prepared to wait a...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place for relaxing casual BBQ. Ribs were great. Loved the location. Dine outside & watch the world go by. Nothing fancy just good old fashion BBQ in a great atmosphere. Whats not to like.

Thank Deb M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been to Aruba 4 times over several years and the one place that we always feel we must have a dinner at is Smokey Joe's. Service is always top notch and the ribs are out of this world good. I have eaten my...More

Thank TheMickinCaryNC
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great Ribs and pulled pork! Fries were great too! Our waiter, Celvin, was great and very funny. Only slight issue were the road noise and associated smells - restaurant is located right on the road and is all open air. The smell of car exhaust...More

Thank bjenkins102905
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Love love love fall off the bone spare ribs!! And this is the place!! And you have to try the "Pink Iguana" frozen drink! Every server there is sooo nice and friendly!! A Must Try if you like ribs!!

Thank funtimepappy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited Smokey Joe’s during November 2017. Upon entering, the hostess was friendly and had a wonderful smile. The restaurant was surprisingly busy and we almost didn’t get seated. Unfortunately, the service at the table wasn’t great ( slow ) and the server didn’t seem...More

Thank wawazatt
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Worth the visit but not the hype. Staff is great! They market the ribs but it’s not their best entree.

Thank Hammoreh
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I had the loaded fries with pulled pork (it was shared) , I got the ribs and wings that came with fires and coleslaw and my boyfriend got the shrimp lovers platter... the pork on top of the fires was so delicious...More

Thank Jenn D
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2 July 2016|
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Response from bnr1185 | Reviewed this property |
easy walk
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8 February 2016|
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30 September 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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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