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“Must go with our friends”
Review of Melissa's

Melissa's
Ranked #73 of 1,127 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
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.
Reviewed March 16, 2013

Whenever we have friends come down to visit, our very first stop is at Melissa's. Have had almost everything on the menu from the giant shrimp to a burrito, and never a bad meal. Always warm and welcoming when you hit the door. Always great service along with the great food. And the shot of Tequila on the house after dinner will get you going for the rest of the evening. Have been there many times this winter and never disappointed.

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1  Thank tansandy
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

Our daughter and son-in-law were here for a week with their two boys. One of their vacation treats is to go out for dinner almost every night. Since our SIL loves shrimp, he ordered it many times during the week and made comparisons. Although he said that they were all good, he just kept saying that Melissa's was the best. The shrimp were the largest he'd ever seen. Two were done Portugese style and the other two were coconut. At 300 pesos, the price reflected the size and quality of the shrimp. It was well worth the cost! They were also delighted with the service, the variety of the menu and the range of prices.

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2  Thank Lynn M
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Reviewed March 12, 2013

This was the first time we went to Melissa's in El Centro Puerto Vallarta. I had the Mahi Mahi topped with spinach and melted cheese. It was delicious. Another in my party had the seafood soup. It was okay, but not great. We had Diego as our waiter. He is a young man with an infectious smile and attitude. Everyone in the restaurant was having a great time. A Mexican guitar group came in the restaurant while we were there and we requested a couple of songs (for a price). After our meal, Diego brought us a shot of tequilla on the house. We had hoped to get back for another visit before we left, but we ran out of town. If you like seafood, be sure to try this one.

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1  Thank Terri G
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Reviewed March 11, 2013

I really like this place. This is not those fancy place, but it has really good food.
The food there is more like home cooking, hearty and authentic. It is kind of light and comfort food, not too oily or strong.
Service is very friendly and hearty as well. Price is soooo right.
Good for a casual dinner.

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Thank Di W
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Reviewed March 7, 2013

We discovered Melissa's three years ago & make a point of going back every year. The food and service are top rate. My favorite is the giant shrimp stuffrd with cheese and wrapped in bacon. YUM! This is what I consider a true family owned typical Mexican restaurant. If you find yourself in Puerto Vallarta, do not miss eating at Melissa's!

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Thank blcase
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