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Josefa O. De Dominguez, No. 223-A,, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
+52 322 223 0766
14:00 - 22:00
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376 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited this restaurant on Art Walk night and were surprised to see it was not full. The food is as good as always. We usually have the whole fish which has always been great. On this visit we tried the avocado stuffed with shrimp, tortilla soup, shrimp tostada and seafood tostada. We enjoyed every bit of food not to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here a couple of times as it was close to our casa. Inexpensive and good chow is how we rate it. Everything was great.

Thank Dick B
Stillwater, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Melissa's has become one of our favorite restaurants when living in Puerto Vallarta. It is a family run restaurant and the owner, Melissa greets you at the door with a smile and "Bievenido" ( welcome) Every enter is tasty but my preferred meal is the three seasons shrimp. It comes with three styles of shrimp, diablo, just enough spice in... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed dining at Melissa's restaurant twice during our Puerto Vallarta stay. The staff were very warm and attentive and food was excellent.

Thank Kate3
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food, drinks, and service are excellent. Melissa, her husband, sons and staff were very friendly, and gave us a wonderful restaurant experience that made us want to come back a number of times during our stay in Puerto Vallarta.

Thank Richard D
Maple Ridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We enjoyed a lovely evening at Melissa's, my husband and I shared the "fresh caught" red snapper, to die for! Drinks were great, fantastic service, family run restaurant.

1 Thank Abby B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Great place, great food and super friendly! Tequila with your bill! Cafe Josefa across the street is run by family. Pastries from Paris Cafe include flan and chocolate mousse! Oh and they have great coffee too!😎

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Kiryat Tivon, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Stuff , seems to be family , are very friendly and helpful. The restaurant is relaxing and not as noisy as some other youngsters restaurants. The Guacamole , Pulpo and combined dish where tasty and well prepared. Food is adapted to tourist taste but still good.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

The food is so tender and juicy! The margaritas are delicious and the people are the best! Just 3 blocks off the malecon, you get an incredible value! Recommend it 100%

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Hinton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

My husband and I had a wonderful meal at Melissa's restaurant last night. You are greeted with a warm welcome by the owners as you step in. It is a casual dining experience - which we prefer - however the food is incredible! My Mahi Mahi Gloria (filet with mango sauce) was cooked to perfection and my husband loved his... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?