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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%
Travellers talk about
“mahi mahi” (79 reviews)
“seafood” (76 reviews)
“red snapper” (44 reviews)
Open Now
14:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Calle Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez No. 223-A, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 517 reviews

Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a great family run restaurant. The red snapper is our favorite. The owner and his sons are super nice and friendly. We tried this restaurant on our trip to PV last year and had to go back again this year.

Thank JE_SF13
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I have been going to Melissa's for many years now, and it has never dissapointed! Made 3 visits to Melissa's on my last trip to Puerto Vallarta! First night I had my usual fried shrimp while my fiance had the 3 seasons shrimp. We njoyed...More

1  Thank limelitemach1
Reviewed 9 April 2017

All fine at the time but spoilt next two days holiday having had spaghetti marinera. Surprised as this not a cheap restaurant but appears to have hygiene or food sourcing issues.

Thank johnpwalpole
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Tasty, happy, friendly, attentive, quiet-ish, and quick. These words some up my three dinners at Melissa's a family run dinner spot in El Centro. Try the whole grilled snapper. Be prepared to have someone help you home after a couple of their margaritas as well....More

Thank BC T
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Great new find for us. We each had a shrimp dish. They were large prawns that were perfectly cooked. Our waiter was a delightful young man. Wonderful family run restaurant.

Thank lattegirl
Reviewed 1 April 2017

On two recent occasions we chose Melissa's and each time we enjoyed our meals. I had the fried whole grilled red snapper that was cooked exactly the way I like it, crispy skin with tender fillet. My husband had the giant shrimp each time and...More

Thank Elaine H
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Coming back to Melissa's this trip was a treat! We really enjoyed our meal, red snapper and seafood soup, along with some interesting muscles for an appetizer. The whole meal was very good, the snapper served whole was very large, too large for one diner,...More

Thank Hoppia
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We love getting off the main walkway of the Malecon and found Melissa's. Priced very reasonable and amazing seafood. Great atmosphere and very friendly

Thank daveb123456
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Our yearly visit to PV and third time to eat at Melissa's. Once again excellent dinner with wonderful service. The owners and staff go out of their way to make it a memorable experience. The restaurant is very clean. Please try it you won't be...More

Thank jud661
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The best mango margarita in town. Wonderful family restaurant. The whole family always greets you with a big smile and a warm handshake. The red snapper is amazing. Always a favourite restaurants of ours when coming to PV. We eat at Melissa's 3 or 4...More

Thank Louise M
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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, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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