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Melissa's

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Calle Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez No. 223-A, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
+52 322 223 0766
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14:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 14:00 - 22:00
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 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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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

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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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

We couldn't wait to get to Melissa's because we had always loved the food other years. Not sure if it was an off night, but we were so disappointed. We had made reservations and they were not very busy. We waited over an hour for our breaded Shrimp which we all ordered. They were very small and butterflied to make... More 

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Kent, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

A patron at Joe Jacks said to try the whole snapper at Melissa's, so we did. It did not disappoint. The preparation was perfection and the portion was quite large. Excellent value here. One person in our party ordered the Garlic shrimp and it was also perfectly prepared. The dining room was not crowded on the evening we had dinner.... More 

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Ruidoso, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

It's been about five years since we were in Puerto Vallarta and had dinner at Melissa's and it's till just like we remembered. The Tortilla soup is excellent as are the Shrimp dishes. Just a small place and the service is excellent

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

The breakfasts here were simple and good. The young man serving was very charming and helpful. Went several times and tried most menu items and were never disappointed. The fresh carrot/orange juice was very good. Happy hour offers 2 for 1 Daqueris and Pina Coladas that are very good and not watered down.

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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, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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: Calle Josefa Ortiz 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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