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Melissa's

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Josefa O. De Dominguez, No. 223-A,, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
+52 322 223 0766
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 14:00 - 22:00
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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a classic family run restaurant for traditional Mexican food. The mom greets you, the sons wait on you and the dad cooks. They are all tremendously gracious and our dinner was terrific.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A rainy day so took a long walk to explore many parts of P.V. On my back through El Centro, I stumbled across Melissa's. Very inviting and warm greeting made me feel like coming to a friend's casa. Ate the Mahi Mahi with spinach and cheese. Fresh, cooked perfect and tasted delicious! Was there around 5pm and in the place... More 

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Thank Mark O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Small cafe, great service. Family own friendly and away from busy malecón. The Huachinango was the best dish.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By far, the best margarita Lima around. Great family run restaraunt with fresh seafood, tacos and tequila! Open for breakfast now too!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place for dinin, maybe "off hours"? Staff very accommodating however when a large group of expats, (14), appears with beer bottles in hand, (they were not young), and adds to the volume of a similar table of eight, dining becomes unpleasant. There is never a "no" in Mexico. Maybe the "no" has to come from the customer. Food was... More 

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Thank Galienartist
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our 4th visit already this vacation. Always love the warm welcome from Melissa, Jorge and Diego. The prawns are so big and delicious as is the Red Snapper. The margaretias are large and tasty. Always fun to get a complimentary shot of tequila before leaving.

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calgary
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food in a small restaurant with really attentive and pleasant staff. They specialize in seafood and do it very well! We will definitely be back!

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Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Made reservations and was promptly seated when our party of 8 arrived. The whole grilled red snapper was out of this world good. Bacon wrapped prawns were huge and delicious. Melissa is a very gracious hostess who cares about the quality of food she serves in her restaurant. Excellent Seafood!

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Phoenix
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113 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed this place food was good service was fast seemed very clean for its location and service was good. That beer was ice cold didn't try the fish but saw several plates coming out and they looked very good would like to try this next visit the people seem to enjoy the seafood

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Belmont, Canada
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a party of 12 at Melissa's for my wife's birthday on January 8th. Excellent food and ambience. One of the best seafood meals I'd ever had and a great time was had by all

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
14:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
14:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
14:00 - 22:00
Thursday
14:00 - 22:00
Friday
14:00 - 22:00
Saturday
14:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Josefa O. De Dominguez, No. 223-A,, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 223 0766
Description
Dear Custoers and Friends:Melissas's Restaurant is sorry to say we will be closing our doors for the summer season.We will reopen in the Fall.Looking forward to seeing you all again in the Fall,Warm regards,M & J.

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