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Smokey Joe's

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494 Cedar Ln, Teaneck, NJ 07666-1713
+1 201-836-7427
Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri 10:00 - 14:30
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Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is the second time I was at this establishment and I must say that Joe was in a good mood and was very helpful, this time we actually ate the food and it was delicious. We enjoyed it and was very happy with the service all around. Thanks for making this second try a pleasant one.

Thank Joel W
Port Matilda, Pennsylvania
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161 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I try BBQ everywhere I go and was looking forward to this. The food was pretty good, I'd give 4* for the food. But the service was painfully slow (despite the fact we were one of two customers in the restaurant) and the help seemed almost disinterested in us. Once we were done and asked for the check (still only... More 

Thank 111buckhorn
New Jersey
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114 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

One of our favorite places to eat in Teaneck. They focus on meat and have Fabulous Bar B Que and great burgers. Only place to go in the tri-state area if you want Kosher Bar B Que. Always top quality.

Thank SusanAdventure
New Jersey
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

From the time you enter Smokey Joe's, until you leave, you are treated with respect. The wait staff know the menu, and can help you decide what to order by telling about each item, or recommending something based on what you are looking for.

Thank Henry L
Randolph, New Jersey
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Food is great. Awesome ribs and steaks. Lots of big table for big parties, burgers are also really good.

Thank Jasonjl17
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 March 2016

First, the food is good. The waiters are fine. The owner or manager that always there was beyond rude. Talked to my kids in a way that I'd consider therapy for them! Seriously, this place is a joke. There are plenty of restaurants in this area that have good food and a pleasant atmosphere. Go elsewhere or you'll be writing... More 

1 Thank Mike R
Atlantic City, New Jersey
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Ate there last evening with wife. The restaurant was not very busy at the time. The service was prompt, friendly and helpful. Wife had grilled chicken sandwich on a good seeded roll. She said it was fresh and tasty. I had the on the bone ribs. This item comes with either 3 or 4 ribs (4th costs extra). I have... More 

Thank ResortKing6
Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

I was there last night with my family and had the worst experience in my life, Joe the owner was rude and unpleased and made such remarks about chasidish people that made us leave without finishing our food. I would not recommend this place.

1 Thank Joel W
Far Rockaway, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

After hearing about how good this place was from one of my in laws, we went with her. We were 8 adults and 5 children. One person in our party made the orders as she had been there before, she asked how many sliders come in a portion and when she didn't get a straight answer she asked how many... More 

3 Thank Dinasmeyer
Teaneck, New Jersey
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59 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015

This is a local, Kosher restaurant. Accordingly, the barbecued meats do not include any pork products. In addition, as is often the case, Kosher food carries a premium price when compared to similar non-Kosher foods. The dinner I had there with a group of friends was satisfactory. Service was a bit spotty but the food was generally tasty, although some... More 

Thank Ned07666

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue, Kosher
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
10:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 494 Cedar Ln, Teaneck, NJ 07666-1713
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Teaneck
  • Phone Number: +1 201-836-7427

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