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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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“brisket” (29 reviews)
“bananas foster” (12 reviews)
“boudin balls” (7 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Lawrence St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was so great to come in, sit back and soak up the relaxed atmosphere while we looked forward to great food. We first went here a couple of years ago when we visited Launceston. When we came back to Launceston, it was on the...More

Thank TDB007
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

What can you say this place is awesome and i highly recomend you try the gumbo but be awats the fire chils are hot lol get a glass of milk ready

Thank connorr999
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Always enjoyable and top notch. Burnt tips were a little too dry otherwise 5 ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ Beer cold. Staff friendly and food tasty 😋

Reviewed 17 December 2017

This is an awesome place. Very laid back atmosphere, attentive staff, a good amount of choice on the menu and specials as well. Four of us dined and there were four very happy and full people when we finished. The cocktails were delicious, all of...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I walked in on a Wednesday night and there were two people in the restaurant and I was wondering if I was in the right place. I ordered the beef brisket and some sides and a glass of wine. The meal turned up in 10...More

2  Thank bellmeister
Reviewed 24 September 2017

After looking forward to a night at Smokey Joes I have to say that I was disappointed The ribs were tough and reasonably tasteless. The single slice of tomato and single lettuce leaf did nothing to change my opinion. Service was Ok but nothing startling....More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We were a table of twelve and all enjoyed our meals. Loved the cozy, warm atmosphere - perfect for a cold winters night. Staff were very friendly - We were actually dining at Smokey Joes the same night as Mysricmik (reviewer below who rated experience...More

Thank Peta H
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The restaurant had warm southern vibes which was very nice on a cool winters night in Launceston. The food was tasty and the service was good. Irecommend the beef brisket, it was very tasty!

Thank Josh K
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Dinner here easy entrance as I use a cane welcomed the bench seating loved my entree of boulin balls ribs where tasty husband had gumbo wasn't to his taste Ordered a drink but they didn't have any ordered crocodile tails entree but where out hubby...More

Thank vicki a
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The entire menu is different from others. Creole style. Very hot and spicy. Was a bit difficult even for us Asians who are used to such dishes. Try the Boston Butt, garlic bread and Fiery Chips. The restaurant manager is fantastic

Thank darrelj
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 26
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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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