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Calle Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez No. 223-A, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
+52 322 223 0766
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mahi mahi” (77 reviews)
“seafood” (78 reviews)
“red snapper” (44 reviews)
Open Now
14:00 - 22:00 Hours
Mexican, Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Calle Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez No. 223-A, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 535 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It had probably been close to ten years since we had eaten at this family restaurant. We use to live in the neighborhood and their young sons were the waiters.

Thank Sldenning
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was charming and efficient. Fish was delicious. Varied menu. Good deal on happy hour drinks.

Thank Charles J
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We’ve been coming here for years and it’s outstanding every time. They are very attentive...always making sure you have everything you need. Red snapper was really fresh...biggest shrimp we had this trip and octopus was great too!! Super yummy food every time. This place is...More

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 3 March 2018

You might walk right by Melissa's and not realize what a gem awaits inside. Warm and welcoming, a small family restaurant at its best. Jorge is the host/greater/waiter with a lot of charm. We felt right at home on our first visit. The mahi mahi...More

Thank wla2015
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Year 5 at least for Melissa’s Love the snapper, shrimp And seafood pasta too Warm family run small restaurant Worth looking for

Thank Dana J
Reviewed 22 February 2018

The meal my wife and I had there was excellent as always. We were there a year ago and went back again to see if it was as good as we remembered. We were not disappointed and the red snapper Vera Cruz style was excellent....More

Thank vescared2013
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited Feb 9th. Upon arrival the owners son recognized us from previous years visits and gave us a big welcome, although we had no reservation they were pretty full but still managed to squeeze us in a small table at the...More

Thank mark p
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

What a pleasure it was to experience Melissa's restaurant. It is so refreshing to go to a family run restaurant where the family is on site, enjoying what they do and caring about your experience as a dinner. When you walk into this restaurant, you...More

Thank Claudetteth
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We had a 7 PM booking, were seated at a nice table in their beautiful, intimate restaurant. They were full. This a “familia”, family owned and operated and was our second visit, first was 2 years ago...and both occasions were memorable for great food and...More

1  Thank Hammerhead44
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Near the Malicon, this restaurant serves very good fish & shrimp dishes. The whole Grilled Snapper is their specialty & very reasonably priced. Service and drinks are also very good. The chef is the owner & his sons wait the tables.

Thank Bob H
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John G
18 February 2018|
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Response from Hammerhead44 | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant
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.
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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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 48300, 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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