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Restaurante Smiley's

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American, Bar, Central American
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Main Street | Al Lado De Grupo Moreno, Pedasi, Panama
+507 6510-9652
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went to Smiley's this Easter weekend (Saturday). It was fabulous. Fresh fish (tuna, amberjack, mahi) blackened or grilled but it will run out fast as it's that good. Steak, burgers, chicken and pork all grilled to perfection. Fresh vegetables either steamed, lightly sautéed. Oh, did I mention the assortment of beer and the dancing? Or the awesome house band? The... More 

Thank Margaret C
Portland, Oregon
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Smiley's was the first restaurant we went to in Pedasí on Friday, April 14. It is very popular and for good reason-excellent food. I had langostinos with coconut rice and salad and it was outstanding (so was the bite of amberjack my wife gave me as well as the flan for dessert). Restaurants in Panama cannot serve alcohol on Good... More 

Thank John J
Pemberton, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always had a great experience at Smiley's. Especially Tuesdays and Fridays when they play live music. A real family feel to the restaurant. Highly recommend. Great food....always loved the fish!

Thank Nicolle B
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

For the most part Smiley's was great, only had one meal that was so so there. The servers were great!

Thank Molisco
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While staying in Pedasi, we went to that restaurant at 5 different occasions over a 10 days stay and the food and service was always excellent, the beer as well and not expensive at all , $1.50 US, the equivalent of $2.00 CAD, a real bargain and with the weather 36 degrees almost everyday it's goes down really well. You... More 

Thank Patrick R
Salem, Oregon
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Great BBQ beef sandwich, good selection of beer, nice vegetarian option. Fun casual location to meet locals. Cute cat.

Thank Colorcat
Aschaffenburg, Germany
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7 reviews
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Is a nice resturante. Price, Service and quality of The Food is excelent. We hat some Pasta, Tuna and cevice.

Thank Bernie160253
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Had the chance to catch some locals who play together at Smiley's. The band includes Smiley's owner. Didn't eat there. Good time!

Thank davecowboy
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

It's the first restaurant we went to when arriving in pedasi. Very nice staff and great, simple food. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Camille D
1 review
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Great ribs and friendly staff. To me they have the best ribs I have tasted in all of Panama. Will be going again before I leave Pedasi.

Thank Ale K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 15
American, Bar, Central American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?