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Smokey Joe's

Lawrence St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6331 0530
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Cajun & Creole, Barbecue
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Lawrence St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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111 - 120 of 261 reviews

Reviewed 6 November 2014

My partner and I are regulars at Smokey Joe's at least once a fortnight. We keep on coming back because the food is always excellent and the service always cheerful and attentive. We have our favourite menu items and the quality never changes from visit...More

4  Thank katie552014
Reviewed 5 November 2014

The Ribs are huge, more meat than a steak, and just so yummy. You can taste the smoke, but not too much, just right! The other things are good too, but I had to help my wife finish her ribs, she was just so full...More

3  Thank YugNivek
Reviewed 31 October 2014

Had heard good reports about this restaurant before, we found ourselves in Lawrence st and decided to try our luck with no reservation. We were in luck and were given a table immediatly by our friendly waitress. My BBQ dinner was excellent and the bbq...More

3  Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 30 September 2014

UTR flies this beaut restaurant, no TV ads, no radio Ads, no Newspaper Ads, so u find it by word of mouth or by accident, it's abit of a one-off so enjoy it while it lasts. this is real food, not food made by a...More

7  Thank Honywood
Reviewed 7 September 2014

Had the bbq chicken, was divine, the restaurant was busy but we did wait for over an hour for our meals.Would still go back has a great atmosphere

6  Thank Vanessa H
Reviewed 20 August 2014

We have been here several times now, and never been disappointed! On top of the delicious set menu, they have an ever-changing seasonal specials board that guarantees to delight the tastebuds. To be honest, it is always a struggle to decide between ordering a past...More

7  Thank Xaydes
Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

We have been here before and made a spur of the moment to eat out - we wanted tasty, filling food that we could share and we weren't disappointed! Great value and even in the middle of winter it was packed so we were glad...More

5  Thank Bel75
Reviewed 13 August 2014

As an American, I'm used to some pretty great Mexican and Southern food at home. And its something I miss when I'm here in Tassie. Smokey Joe's definitely does the trick. A great combo of Louisiana flavors, St. Louis bbq, and Mexican dishes, it satisfies...More

4  Thank VaineMarite
Reviewed 29 July 2014

I had eaten here before but obviously did not choose what they are well known for..... This time I chose the BBQ Shoulder with coleslaw and potato..... It was amazing..... I really couldn't fit anymore in and yet I really couldn't leave any on the...More

6  Thank 26Alexsuz
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Out of this world flavors, friendly service, a nice quaint restaurant. Had the pulled pork PohBoy, wow. The menu was a challenge however, too many choices that all looked great! Need to go back. Bottle shop across the road was handy also.

7  Thank Wazza_GC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 26
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lawrence St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6331 0530
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