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Restaurante Smiley's

$$ - $$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
Main Street | Al Lado De Grupo Moreno, Pedasi 0749, Panama
+507 6510-9652
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (57 reviews)
“red snapper” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main Street | Al Lado De Grupo Moreno, Pedasi 0749, Panama
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very friendly staff and local hang out. Great place to grab a quick bite and watch the World Cup! The chef cooked the tuna we caught that morning for us - a beautiful sashimi and then coconut rice, fresh vegetables and pan seared rare atun!...More

Thank St_AugustineWahine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on a Saturday afternoon and were seated immediately by a courteous and attentive server. The menu had such an appealing choice of food and beverages that I found several dishes I would have liked to try. I ordered a filet...More

Thank WHW1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here the first night. all the food was great. American mixed with local food. Everyone was friendly and service was good. The owner was walking around the tables saying hello. Played BINGO the first night. Didn't win !!

Thank thomasjsullivan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted as we were walking up by John the owner. Very nice restaurant and reasonably priced food. Service was excellent!! We went Tuesday night and they have music on Tuesday, which was wonderful!!! Would have stayed until closing just for that, but were...More

Thank JuliaFine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Smileys is the epicenter for the ex pats in Pedasi.. John the owner is not only a creative restaurantuer putting out quality food that is very good, but he is also a very talented muscician. Meals are affordable and the ambience is great. No pretentious...More

Thank Edward R
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

When we visited Pedasi in 2017; we had lunch at Smiley‘s (salad with seared tuna). I returned this year specifically for that delicious salad. This year the establishment was holding a jam session with members of the ex-pat community singing and playing instruments. Even though...More

Thank Darla W
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We went there today for lunch. It was Tacos and fries for $4 bucks! The service was excellent and the food was really good. We are going back for happy hour.

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

We had ceviche, ribs, pork chops, brisket chicken tenders ( for picky teenager) and pulled pork sandwich. Everything was delicious only comment was that pulled pork could have had little more meat but still very tasty. Very friendly for gringos with no spanish.

Thank cjriffle
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We visited this restaurant 3 times and we were very disappointed the service was horrible the food was so so and terribly over priced for the quality

Thank donchris2016
Reviewed 11 April 2018

A great little place with good food and TV's to catch up on the latest news or sporting event. The space is a mix of covered and outdoor dining. The service is good. The ex - pat community loves this place. A couple nights a...More

Thank Jack V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Bar, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Al Lado De Grupo Moreno, Pedasi 0749, 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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