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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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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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piedmont
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

An American expat and his wife run the place, but locals come here along with the tourists. The staff if warm and welcoming and on Tuesdays and Fridays they feature live music in the evening. Food is a little uneven, with some dishes excellent and others prepared as if by a first time chef. Overall, well worth a visit.

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

Limited menu as they were out of most items. Nothing special about this place in our experience.

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Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011

It was mostly american food - and I wanted fish and more authentic Panamian food

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Pedasi, Panama
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2011

Some of the best food that you will find in the area, always fresh and well prepared. The staff is very friendly and polite. Live music Tuesday and Friday, and the place is very busy, get there early, enjoy dinner then party, the best thing that happened to Pedasi been living here 3 years.

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Panama
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87 reviews 87 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

This restaurant has a few choices to select. Pasta, chicken, wings, filets, hamburgers. Some nights has live music.

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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 November 14, 2011

Live music, great food, perfect attention and special requests accepted. The owner John and his wife are great people!

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Naples, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

While visiting Pedasi with another couple exploring options for a retirement destination we stayed at Casa de Campo (highly recommend) and walked to Smiley's for dinner the first night. The fresh fish was excellent and the mashed potatoes divine. It was nice to be able to learn about Pedasi in English with the owner. You must have the flan prepared... More 

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Blairs, VA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2011

Can't beat the great service, had all our fish we caught cooked up there for our group, and was cooked perfect, the beer was always ice cold and best price, the live music was a plus.. Keep up the great service !!!

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Tacoma, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2011

Good food, terrific hosts, and great music. Also, in an area where finding English-speaking people is difficult, it was nice to have someone from Pedasi to talk to (for non-Spanish speakers). I especially enjoyed when the owner cooked our fresh fish that we caught the day before. He did an amazing job with it, and we stuffed ourselves full. I... More 

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Washington State
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2011

We went fishing while in Pedasi and stopped by Smiley's for lunch that day and asked if he would cook up our catch of tuna and Wahoo. He said he would so we took it back the next night and he surprised us with one of the best cooked meals I've had in a long time. Both the Wahoo and... 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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