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Restaurante Smiley's

$$ - $$$, , American
Main Street | Al Lado De Grupo Moreno, Pedasi, Panama
+507 6510-9652
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“ribs” (49 reviews)
“red snapper” (10 reviews)
“tuna” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Central American, American
$$ - $$$
Main Street | Al Lado De Grupo Moreno, Pedasi, Panama
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111 - 120 of 321 reviews

Reviewed December 16, 2015

If you're missing lots of English speaking folks, this is your place. This is THE hangout for the expats who are making this little town into a spendy tourist trap.

Thank briankcoffey
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Our "go to" when we missed home. Fresh fish, burgers, chicken. Met lots of expats and got to speak English the whole time! Live music on Friday nights by the house band and local musicians is a great night out. Prices are very reasonable and...More

Thank Carl W
Reviewed December 14, 2015

The food was great... We had a lasagna and a tuna that were both delicious. By night sometimes there's live music. A good place to go in Pedasí.

Thank Larissa R
Reviewed December 9, 2015

We went to Smiley's several times while visiting Pedasi. Great food and drinks. Very nice work force that enjoys helping you with your Spanish! Love their wings!

Thank Anna M
Reviewed December 6, 2015

Great place to go on a Friday or Tuesday night for the music. Food is always good and the staff are friendly and helpful with a smile, fully recommend.

Thank Pedasi T
Reviewed November 29, 2015

The smoked ribs were fantastic and the live music was a nice bonus. The service was good and the atmosphere was great.

Thank Brenda N
Reviewed November 17, 2015

Popular place with expats. We went on live entertainment on Tuesday night. He was a good singer and we enjoyed our night there

Thank penny741
Reviewed November 9, 2015

Dinner with friends and family-very welcoming. Good food however the only waitress was overwhelmed. Will try again for sure!

Thank Danocb
Reviewed November 8, 2015

Smiley's has it all! From sports, to live music to the best ribs in Panama! John and Ermelinda can teach you to traverse from one culture to another with grace and dignity. Pedasi is a wonderful place and is made so much better by Smiley's....More

Reviewed November 3, 2015

Very fun atmosphere. Has live music on certain nights. Frequented by the many ex pats who live in Pedasi. This contributed to a more "americanized" menu than what we would prefer when traveling. That's just our personal choice, though. Others may be looking for the...More

Thank clpayne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $15
Bar, Central American, American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Al Lado De Grupo Moreno, Pedasi, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Los Santos Province  >  Pedasi
  • Phone Number: +507 6510-9652
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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