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Calle Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez No. 223-A, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
+52 322 223 0766
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mahi mahi” (79 reviews)
“seafood” (76 reviews)
“red snapper” (44 reviews)
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Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Calle Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez No. 223-A, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
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Reviewed 7 March 2013

We have been going to this rest. for over 4 years and had been one our favorite places to dine. We have always enjoyed the food, atmosphere and watching the family grow. One of my favorites was the portugese shrimp but this last visit they...More

Thank gwdeal
Reviewed 1 March 2013

We have traveled to Puerto Vallarta over 8 times in 25 years and consider ourselves very familiar with the location. This was our first time visiting Melissa's and know it will not be our last. Their service is outstanding and very personable. It is not...More

Thank Roadteam
Reviewed 27 February 2013

Friends rerouted us to return. Doesn't compete with other restaurants. Service is very fine, but not my first choice.

1  Thank MaryKRBOAT
Reviewed 26 February 2013

The first time we walked by, we noticed the long line of people waiting to get in. We both figured this was a hot place to eat. After walking around on the Malecon, we decided to go back and see if we could get in....More

Thank LoriM67
Reviewed 24 February 2013

I have been to Melissa's many times and never had anything but an exceptional meal. My favorite is the Octopus Burrito, but they do all their seafood well. Small and family owned an operated, it is impossible not to fall in love with the place....More

Thank David O
Reviewed 23 February 2013

During our last visit to PVR (two years ago), we decided to try Melissa's, primarily due to great reviews on TripAdvisor. And we were not disappointed - what a find!! A family-run restaurant with great choices, all prepared beautifully. Some favourites - the red snapper,...More

Thank Meridian441
Reviewed 22 February 2013

My second year in PVR and my second trip to Melissa's... This is just plain great. The shrimp is unbelievable, chicken tortilla soup was so smooth, everyone in our group loved the food. Best of all the cozy, friendly atmosphere and genuine family service. Don'...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 20 February 2013

Everyone really raved about their food choices...and there were 12 of us! Super busy...but great service...enjoyed the smooth tequilla...on the house at the end of the meal.... will be back!

Thank LisetteB53
Reviewed 19 February 2013

Always go to Melissa's while in PV. The food is always great. Had the shrimp and friends had the special Mai Mai fish. The family atmosphere is wonderful.

Thank JEK58
Reviewed 18 February 2013

Best Mahi is Vallarta, family run business. Dad is the chef, mom runs the front and the kids and nephews are the very caring and attentive wait staff. Food quality very tasty and great.

Thank Stewart R
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gary e
3 June 2017|
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Response from stephen a | Reviewed this property |
It is my understanding that they close down June 1st for the rainy season. You may want to check. Most local restaurants are pet friendly.
7 September 2016|
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Response from 2,098,764,322,245 | Reviewed this property |
They're closed on Sunday's as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
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: Calle Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez No. 223-A, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 223 0766
  • E-mail
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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