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Hollywood Smokehouse

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$$ - $$$
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Alhambra Casino & Shops, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
+297 280 9989
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Restaurant has closed it"s dooors and is no longer in business. Very disappointed.Location in San Nichols is gone as well. I understand owner is now selling out of a food truck.

Thank herbbaron
Boiling Springs, South Carolina
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148 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We were in Aruba from September 8th through 14th. To our surprise, the place was closed up! All signage was removed, equipment inside gone. Only the tables and chairs remained. ARE THEY CLOSED PERMANENTLY or just for the low season???

Thank georgiamelissa
Atlanta, Georgia
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Dry, over cooked terrible barbecue, clearly the locals there have never had good barbacue. Perhaps it's tourist like us who get drawn in?! But I'm certain like for us, you will be "one and done"

Thank Vanessa A
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The smoke is done well. Our favorite was the smoked grouper You can get it in a taco or salad. Both excellent. Good beer selection but you can never go wrong with a Balashi. The had Abita and that's not something you usually see in the Caribbean

Thank jerseyaruba
Reading, Pennsylvania
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105 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We look forward to our annual visit to this unique restaurant. This year was equally satisfying as all our previous visits. They have a variety of unique drinks and several smoked meat options on the menu. Korean lettuce wraps are a favorite!

Thank Christina173
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Korean smoked grouper is one of our favorite lunches on the island. Ice cold big Balashi tops it off! HIGHLY RECOMMEND! This place is one of our favorites on the island but don't hesitate to check out lunch.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We went there twice. Ribs, Pulled Pork and Burger was excellent. Had different great BBQ Sauces and very nice and gentlr staff. Maybe a bit overpriced.

Thank EvavonIsland
Pueblo West, Colorado
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

The pulled pork was Great ! Loved the ribs . The baked beans were supper. Had 2 lemonades , went well with meal. Took a dog to go, had it latter, what my wife didn't eat. Price wasn't bad either. ONY one suggestion, addition to menu if possible ? Since already somking all the product, try smoke turkey

Thank gmmaddog
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

When my wife didn't feel like going out, I walked over and got a couple of smokehouse burgers to go. Two of the best burgers we've had anywhere. So we went back to sit inside and chat with the manager over another great meal (I got the mixed BBQ with a little of everything -- too much -- had enough... More 

Thank Grey B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Nice modern American diner type restaurant. Service was good, food was really tastey & relatively inexpensive in comparison to other restaurants. If you are looking for a good quick bite that doesn't cost a fortune then this would be a good place to visit.

Thank Headsnook

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alhambra Casino & Shops, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Palm - Eagle Beach
  • Phone Number: +297 280 9989
Recently relocating to the low-rise hotel area at Alhambra Casino & Shops in Eagle Beach, Hollywood Smokehouse is the island's only smokehouse where we are "doin' it low and slow" over hickory and apple wood. Classic barbecue favorites include pulled pork, beef brisket, and ribs, and our award-winning tacos that gave us our first place win in Battle of the Food Trucks. Catering also available for groups.
Our mixologist has created one of the most unique craft cocktail menus in Aruba, featuring our signature Bourbonwood Lemonade made with fresh lemonade, blackberries, Elderflower, and agave.

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