Country Diner

561-17th Ave.
East Moline, IL. 

Smokey's Country Diner

                                                               has been in business going on 40 years. Originally starting in Colona, Illinois in the 70's. Previously located on Rt. 84 as Smokey's Maid-Rite. Gary and Sherry Schmooke sold Smokey's Maid-Rite in 2007. Having seated 250 people - Open 7 days a week, they felt it was time to retire. After 7 months and working for other people and being self employed for 30 years they decided to open a smaller place located in East Moline, Illinois. Formerly  Fredas Kuropeon Tea House, Smokey's Country Diner Emerged - seating 47 people.

The family operation started in 2011. Along with Gary & Sherry, their daughter Rene, grandson Tanner, son-in-law Adam, sister Debbie, niece Tammy and the old time staff from the old Smokey's has brought the magic alive again ! Smokey's Country Diner has been a hit. Providing catering for weddings, funerals, parties and many more events (More Details Listed on our catering page) Gary smokes his ribs, briskets, pulled pork & burnt ends out back on a open cooker. He makes his own mouth watering BBQ sauce. All food at Smokey's is homemade from french fries, biscuits & gravy, hot beef sandwiches, grilled or breaded tenderloins, mac & cheese, potato salad, baked beans and yes the giant dande reubens on homemade raisin or rye bread. (100% corn beef) Breakfast is served anytime.
So welcome to Smokey's Country Diner. We appreciate your business and hope your Smokey's experience is just like eating at grammas !!