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SMOKEY JOE‘S - XIAOWAN KENDING

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Mexican, Bar, Southwestern, Barbecue, Asian, Pub, Taiwanese
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Kending Rd, Hengchun Township | No. 2, Pingtung 946, Taiwan
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+886 8 886 2631
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Hong Kong, China
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106 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This may be quite popular with locals, but as a traveler I found the food cheesy and inauthentic, while the service was uncharacteristically brusque. Besides who wants pappy theme restaurant junk food when there are so many good alternative choices?

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Thank chefcrsh
Hong Kong, China
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Went there for lunch. Good was good and the salad was very impressive. The kids' menu was great and my kids loved it. The only complaint wad the music: it was far too loud and the manager said the volume was preset and could not be tuned down.

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Thank kids2trav
Beijing, China
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63 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

I noticed this restaurant was rated very high and we decided to give a try. Waiting for about 40 minutes, we were led to a table, it is about 7:30 p.m. It was crowded and noisy. Although the restaurant is well decorated, i did not feel comfortable and relaxed. We took a bottle of juice for my son, but the... More 

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Thank linandhui
Medan, Indonesia
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We just loved the pork ribs and the pizza. We entitled for 10% discounts since we stayed in the hotel. It's best to reserve instead of walk-in. Once we checked-in, we didn't make any reservation. Once we went down, the line is very long (but they have a very unique waiting room) in the lobby's hotel. You won't get bored.

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Thank elishadotcom
George, Western Cape, South Africa
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26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

The service was impressive. We ate burritos and it was delicious. The music is too loud though. We really enjoyed ourselves at Smokey Joes.

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Thank Gloudine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Quite a nice resturant closed to the Kenting Main Street! The staffs are friendly & the food is good! Offer an option to the people who wants somethings other than the traditional Taiwan food!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Every little corner of this place has something special! The decor is fantastic, coffee is 5 stars, food european style and american portions! Definetely a place to not miss if yu passing by!

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Thank Rita C
Hexham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

American style diner, pizzas, burgers etc, waitress very friendly and helpful, food average but large portions. It was coming towards closing and the bill just appeared without us asking. It flatline we were being pressured to leave.

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Thank Alan C
Taiwan
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106 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Strange menu also serving local taiwanese food. Food portions are huge and servers did not warn we ordered way too much for 2. The beef and chicken that came with the fajita were cut too big, making it hard to eat in a wrap. Didn't taste too authentic to me but ok for a normal dinner out.

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Thank SGinTW
Zhuhai, China
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

A lot of western choice, service is great. Very friendly and the decor is welcoming. Not sure how the food tasted as every time I visited I was severely hung over.

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Thank Andy B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Southwestern, Barbecue, Asian, Pub, Taiwanese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kending Rd, Hengchun Township | No. 2, Pingtung 946, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Pingtung
  • Phone Number: +886 8 886 2631

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?