Tue - Thu: 15:00 - 23:00
Fri: 15:00 - 00:00
Sat: 11:30 - 00:00
Sun: 11:30 - 23:00
If you are looking for a no-frills, fuss-free dining experience with only good food on the menu, Smokey’s BBQ is here for you. Marinated by a secret dry rub that is tangy but not overwhelmingly so, the fresh rib meat soak up the special homemade BBQ sauce like a sponge.
Been here many times, excellent place to have a drink with friends. Front of house staff excellent and always make you feel welcome.
Menu does not change very often although they do have weekly specials. But food is normally good (except steak always comes medium rare no matter what you order).
Only drawback, don't complain about the food otherwise the chef will tell you to leave and don't come back... an unfortunate fact that I experienced when asking why the pepper sauce was unusually thin one night.
Wow, used to be one of my favourite places for ribs. Went there again recently
Poor food - ribs which used to be juicy and tender were way way too dry though they still retained their very smoked flavour and smell.
Service staff was poor - manned by quite a number of people who were too free and too interested talking loudly amongst themselves, laughing loudly among themselves and peppering their sentences with hokkien vulgarities which really interrupted a peaceful meal. Yet nobody wanted to refill your water or tend to you.
Did not mind the price hike but poor food, disappointing environment (now devoid of diners but filled with rude loud obnoxious wait staff) and poor service? Must have been here 10 times before, guess its never again. On to find my next place with good ribs.
Used to love coming here a lot. Steaks were very decent, pulled pork, ribs, .... and always looked forward to the Wednesday $1 wings with bleu cheese dip. We visited again yesterday and were shocked to see such a drastic price hike to the menu! Yes the steak offering now is much bigger a chunky 300g slab, but I'm not about to spend $40 on a weekday meal outing.
Also, they added some high tables and stools in the middle. Of course everyone will choose to seat at the lower (normal) tables first and not the high tables. We were left with no choice to sit awkwardly and uncomfortably at the high tables.
Perhaps the largely expat crowd can still afford the new prices, and perhaps the owner is only interested in serving them as he is expat himself. But I don't think my family and I are going to be going back again. I'm sad to say this as I really loved visiting Smokey's. Thanks for the good memories.