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Restaurante Smiley's

Main Street, Pedasi, Panama
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Ranked #8 of 37 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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Gulf Coast
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63 reviews 63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

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
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Had lunch and enjoyed every morsel!!!! First hamburger we'd had in panama. Wonderfully prepared and so tasty!!!! Also the plantanos in a picante pineapple salsa were great as was the ceviche!!!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Just in the main road of pedasí, they have good food at affordable prices and excellent service. Live music.

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Ohio, Illinois
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59 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

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
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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
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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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Panama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
6 helpful votes 6 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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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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