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Restaurante Smiley's

Main Street, Pedasi, Panama
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Ranked #9 of 38 Restaurants in Pedasi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $14
Cuisines: American, Central American, Pasta
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: American/Panamanian Cuisine in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. Beer, Wine and Liquor. Live Music on Tuesday and Friday nights. If you're a musician feel free to contact us ahead of time and we'll fit you into our venue. Our signature dishes include Slow Smoked Fallin' Off The Bone Ribs, Seared Blackened Tuna, Red Snapper Filet, Smoked Pork Sandwiches and much, much more. We are open everyday except Monday, 12 noon until late. Hope to see you soon. Even if you're not hungry stop by to catch up on the latest information for Pedasi and surrounding areas.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
San Diego, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

If your needing a quick Gringo meal, Smileys is a good stop. Enjoyed the fresh Tuna Ensalada. Great live music on Tuesdays and Fridays.

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Fayetteville, AR
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Had their ribs on NFL night. OK, a taste of home. The bar/restaurant is THE place for North Americans to gather and talk North American.

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new hampshire
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

On Sunday nite we were looking for a place to get a bite to eat. We stopped at Smiley's as we told it was one of the restaurants open that nite. There was ample seating for us so we stopped and ate. I had the Filet Mignon which was cut in half to see if it was cooked the way... More 

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Miami, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The food is not great. We ordered chicken and sausage for $6.00 We received 6 tiny chicken pieces and some sliced undercooked sausage.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The owners are friendly and helpful, very knowledgeable about the area, the food is awesome, the there is live music Tuesday and Friday, and American Football on Sunday. Love it. When you are homesick, Smiley's will make you feel at home.

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Effingham, Illinois
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110 reviews 110 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

For a small out of the way place Pedasi has an array of interesting restaurants. Smiley's differentiates itself because is an established restaurant, larger than any other restaurant in town, and consistently serves good food. John's smoked meat, especially the ribs are wonderful. John's wife Smiley is always accommodating and runs a clean establishment. The restaurant has a bar and... More 

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Shenzhen, China
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Restaurant has an ok ambience. We went there because of recommendation from owner of hotel. There was a band. Took long time to get meals served- only two ladies taking orders and serving large crowds. Ceviche and drinks (sangria and margaritas) were so-so. Food was average and prices were above average. I think it's a popular place recommended among foreigners.... More 

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Panama City, Panama
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Good food has always been a challenge in Pedasi until finding Smiley's! We ate there 3 times on this trip and every meal was excellent. Service was great and friendly! If you are in Pedasi make sure you stop at Smiley's, you will definitely not regret it.

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Gulf Coast
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63 reviews 63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Enjoyed dinner twice during our visit to Pedesi. Expats gathering spot, especially Tuesday nights when locals gather for live music by the band. Both of us had an excellent meal for $12--hubby had the filet mignon, I loved the Tuna. Drink specials most nights for $2.50, a glass of wine is $4. Can't beat it for reasonable food and friendly... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Had an early dinner before heading back to Coronado. Two had tuna, I had the catch of the day. All meals were excellent. Price was right, good service, great atmosphere. Recommented.

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Address: Main Street, Pedasi, Panama
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Los Santos Province  >  Pedasi
Average Prices: USD 4 - 14
Cuisine: American, Central American, Pasta

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