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Smiley's Deli

3441 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33713-8522
+1 727-800-5025
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“tony montana” (7 reviews)
“empanadas” (3 reviews)
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11:00 - 18:00 Hours
Latin, Caribbean, Spanish, Cuban
3441 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33713-8522
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Hi, A co worker cued me into this spot. Great recommendation and glad that I stopped by today and ordered the Tony Montana? I think. The sandwich was juicy, delicious and had a mouth watering garlic sauce with an amazing amount of pork and ham.This...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank pogo120
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Smiley’s is our go-to for deliciousness. You literally cannot beat their Cuban. It is huge (large feeds 2-3 people) and is a hit every single time. Smiley’s food is consistently good. Owner is very nice...and his desserts made by mom are amazing. You can find...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Schmoopsie-poo A
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Worth the drive; wish we had one back in Texas! If you like "cuban" sandwiches, then you have to try the Tony Montana. Get the large portion, because you will want some for later. While it may be considered a hole in the wall, this...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I was looking forward to cuban food at our corporate meeting but DAMN this was better than I could have anticipated. JUICY pork, beautiful rice and beans, empanadas, the works. 100% recommend this place for cuban food.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We LOVE smileys deli for day to day eating some of our favorites are The Tony, salchi papi (without vegetables) and any of the meats with rice and beans. We recently wanted some of our favorite local food for our wedding rehearsal dinner and chose...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank janvrin
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I used to go to bodega a lot, decided to try smileys and im never going back to bodega. I ordered a tony montana for me with 2 empenadas and cup of soup for my gf.... sandwich was huge and pork was fall-apart tender, empenadas...More

Date of visit: December 2016
1  Thank Lui E
Reviewed 12 October 2016

First time we went to this place, we ordered 3 subs for 6 people which included 3 teenage boys, we barely finished 2 of them they are that big. We ordered the Tony Roma which is their version of a Cuban and everyone loved it....More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank jgrcs
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The sandwiches are huger than huge...and so so tasty....I think one 6 inch would be plenty for 2 people. Wish they had somewhere to sit. Just a tiny store front deli with great food. You gotta go....

Date of visit: August 2016
1  Thank Marsha L
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Stopped in upon recommendation. There aren't many ethnic deli's around here. I was not disappointed. I ordered a beef empanda and fries for a quick lunch. One is so filling, they do not skip on quanity! They were so hot and fresh they made it...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank tpagrl81
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Saw the sign on Central Ave, stopped in, very nice people working there, eager to tell you all about their menu, very congenial. The menu is chock full of a mixture of foods from the Tony Montana, their Cuban, to empanadas, hot subs, cold subs,...More

Date of visit: June 2016
1  Thank dkennedy1949
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3441 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33713-8522
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-800-5025
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