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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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Mexican, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Calle Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez No. 223-A, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Have visited many times over the past two years. Always attentive and great food. The Cook's will do anything you request. Lots of fun and great service. Jorge is terrific. Thanks. See you next year.

Thank stephen a
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Warm greetings from family welcome you to delicious food and tequila shot for free. Save room for dessert.

Thank mrsbillsboat
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

There are LOTS of choices when it comes to dinner in Puerto Vallarta. We stay in Conchas Chinas and generally walk down into Old Town for dinner somewhere along the beach. Let me suggest you forget about the view for just a minute, and instead,...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2017

Seafood was amazing. Ordered the Portuguese Shrimp expecting shrimps that are 4" long as they said they are "Large Shrimp". They came to the table and were the size of a small lobster tail - stuffed with cheese and wrapped in bacon... That is all...More

Thank munchkin323
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

My family and I walked into an almost empty restaurant (off season) and were greeted like family! They went out of the way to make sure my daughter got French fries even though it wasn't on the menu at all. The "slaw salsa" served to...More

Thank loveyou2lulu
Reviewed 8 May 2017

After walking around the Malecon we were looking for a place to eat but wanted something less expensive than the tourist traps so we wandered a bit off the beaten path. We discovered Melissa's. We wandered in and looked at the menu and decided to...More

Thank Mickeldb
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Small family owned restaurant serving a variety of traditional and exceptional dishes. Seafood is a specialty and all that we tried was most enjoyable. Would definitely go back.

Thank Lois M
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Melissa's is a small family owned and run restaurant. The owners Melissa and Jorge are there and warmly greet everyone who comes here. Jorge cooks from his heart and it shows on every dish they make. Everything is fresh and made here. Nothing pre packaged....More

Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We stayed in Puerto Vallarta for our honeymoon. We were given a gift certificate to Melissa's as a wedding gift. We dined there for dinner one evening and really enjoyed all of our food. We even ended going back for lunch the next day. The...More

Thank Sara K
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Discovered Melissa's a couple of years ago and is now a must have meal each time we visit Puerto Vallarta. Great family atmosphere where they ensure you have a great experience. The seafood ajillo style is a must and the best guacamole we've had. Avoid...More

Thank bkriley75
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gary e
2 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
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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