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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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Taichung, Taiwan
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Need an underwhelming culinary experience? Look no further than Smokey Joes in Kenting. I'd give it a 2.5 rating if I could. The food was over priced and average (good ribs, awful nachos, average quesadilla). The margaritas were also massively overpriced and had essentially no tequila added. I'm not a big drinker and I killed a pitcher with out so... More 

Thank ChesterBean77
Brighton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was really nice . Menu was quite small . Not a lot to choose from but the food we had was tasty . It was my husbands birthday and they gave him a complimentary Oreo cheese cake with a candle which was really nice , thank you

Thank KittybooCreativ
Ottawa, Canada
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78 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Went three times had nachos, fries, chicken burrito and ceasar salad. The food was good. Sevice was excelent. One bad thing was they do not have Taiwan beer, they should fix that.

Thank Ken M
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296 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Had lunch at this place and I'd say that is was quite a let down. We orders burritos, Which looked nothing like a burrito, and the salmon wrap - which was way better. You won't be given the sauces stated on the menu depending on which burrito you choose and you'll have to pay extra. The place? Loads of seating... More 

Thank Tintin L
Berkeley, California
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I was pleasantly surprised by the food here. The menu is extensive and doesn't seem to have a real identity, however the Tex-Mex options were delicious. The chicken tacos are a great deal at $210nt. The chicken is juicy and flavorful, the taco shells are crispy but not oily. Delicious. If you are in the mood for something different, I... More 

Thank ourwanderyear
Wilson, North Carolina
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Eat at Smokey Joes three times during our visit to Kenting. The nachos and tacos were tasty. The service was friendly and gracious. Will definitely eat here again.

Thank TonyandDana I
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Ordered a burger and small iced tea each and service was great. The burger was tasty but the patty was more like a giant meatball the size of a fist, impossible to eat it all, and while I was happy with the quantity the massive meatball was too much. The small iced tea was huge, the large is enourmous! We... More 

Thank Sydney1242373622
Hong Kong, China
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156 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
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?

Thank chefcrsh
Hong Kong, China
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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.

Thank kids2trav
Beijing, China
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69 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Bar, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?