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Restaurante Smiley's

Main Street, Pedasi, Panama
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Ranked #9 of 36 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
  • Any
English first
Ohio, Illinois
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

We got there after dinner time, and we were starving. The staff was kind enough to make us some sandwiches with big smiles while rock and roll life music happened, and cheap sandwiches too!!!! Good vibe in this place! Pass for a beer or two and you will see it for yourself

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Blairsville, Georgia
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We ate at Smiley's twice during our recent two week visit to Pedasi. We went with another couple on a Tuesday night when there was live music. I had blackened tuna and my wife had mahi-mahi. Both were good. It is a good location to meet other expats and expat wannabes, as they frequent the place. We also ate lunch... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Typical US style sports bar in little Pedasi. Food is good: burgers, ribs, fries, but also they have very good fish dishes and steaks. Many expats flock to Smiley's for beers and Football on the wide screen projection TV. But, there are also many locals that pop in. On off-sports nights they have great live music and impromptu performers. Sunday... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

I absolutely LOVED this place!!! In the 10 days I was in Pedasi, I ate there 8 of them...... The food was always AMAZING and the service was impeccable!!!! Smiley's a MUST go if you're in Pedasi... Thanks John for making feel like family :)) Ryan

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We ate here twice while on our 4 day trip to Pedasi. The food was awesome every time! The kids loved going because it was fun and most of the locals hang out here. John was very accommodating and made it a point to introduce himself and chat with us while we were there. The first night we were able... More

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Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

We have been to Pedasi four times and always try to get to Smileys on Tuesday and Fridays to catch the live band in the evenings. We often stop in for lunch as well. John (Smiley) has always greeted us and made us feel quite at home. We have tried a number of his dishes and have always found them... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Ehhh... okay on the food side, service not so much. We liked the patacones and yucca especially, and the Mahi mahi was decent. However..! We were greeted by a Tom Skerrit-lookin guy that I can only assume was "Smiley". NOT because he smiled at us; in fact this fella made the rounds at least three times to all the guests... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Great service and fresh food... The ribs are great... Also try the tuna. On fridays they have a live band playing covers. Great vibe and a lovely staff.

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Santiago, Chile
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

we had a simple meal here, burgers were really good, lots of salad and french fries. Ambiance ok, not really special. Our kids loved the parrot though. Service a bit minimal.

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Pedasi, Panama
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Nice place Great food Cool to eat with the family and to hang out too. Smiley's All the way burguer Blackened seared Tuna Fillet mignon Very cold beers Delicious!

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Additional Information about Restaurante Smiley's

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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