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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%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (51 reviews)
“tuna” (18 reviews)
“red snapper” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Central American, American
$$ - $$$
Main Street | Al Lado De Grupo Moreno, Pedasi, Panama
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in on a walk around town, ended up staying and chatting with people. Very friendly place, cold beer and friendly staff. We were there on a Sunday and they had 3 to 4 tv's on with American football. We didn't eat here, but...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was friendly, the Gringos made us feel welcome, and the food was a good too. I had a large portion of ribs that I could barely finish. The second night it was "fall off the bones" chicken wings. The meat literally fell off...More

1  Thank michael d
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

The service was bad, food expensive. Frozen yuca!!! (Casava). Menu in English! No Spanish option... would never come back.

Thank Jenniferb18
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

What a great welcome we had to Smileys. The owner greeted us wonderfully. The food is great. The beer and drinks reasonably priced. The tuna we had was cooked great. We have visited many times and will continue to do so.

1  Thank nicknjh
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Comfy experience. Definitely an Ex-Pat place but still nice. Cheap prices great service. Pedasi is an incredible town. Beautiful and quaint. Loved it!

1  Thank Duckb0y
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Smiley's seems to be the local place for everyone to meet and hang out. The staff and others there from the community are very welcoming. Smileys is always a stop for us on our trips to Pedasi and highly recommend it to you too. They...More

1  Thank mamaG_10
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I went twice, once for dinner and next night just to check out the live music scene. My red snapper dinner was reasonably priced, but overcooked and dry. Must pick out all the bones yourself. The Friday night scene delivered a much greater reward (they...More

1  Thank Over60Nomad
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. Decent food. Just had burgers. Smoothie was really good. Owner was very helpful and nice about other places in town. Would go back to visit.

Thank Jen B
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Very good! Good food, prices and staff! They organize live music events and you can find there all interesting people in town!

Thank Darja B
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Great food and music, even on a Tuesday evening. It is a covered outdoor setting with nice lighting to add to the evening. I will certainly visit again.

1  Thank John_Jay10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Bar, Central American, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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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