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The Melting Pot

2121 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3003
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Ranked #30 of 660 Restaurants in Tacoma
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $21 - $30
Sun 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 21st
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English first
San Francisco, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Tried out this restaurant through a groupon. Great lobster and fun, service was great. Definitely would come back. Cheese, broth and to top it a s'more chocolate dip at the end.

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Seattle, Washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I celebrated my birthday here and they made sure it was very special. You can order ahead of time dipped in chocolate strawberries presented in a lovely box and oh so yummy. Our meal was excellent and the cheese fondu mmmmmmmmm! Very excited to return for another meal. Price is high but so worth it.

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Lakewood, Washington
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We celebrated our wedding anniversary here with our family of 4 ( 2 boys ages 11 and 16). It was a excellent experience. Our server, Rashard, was the best in all areas...knowledgeable, professional, and friendly. Our dinner tasted amazing! Yes, it is pricey, but it is the boys favorite restaurant. We had the 4 coarse meal but you can always... More

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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We hadn't been here in awhile but to be honest I was more impressed previously. They had given me the original recipe for the cheese fondue. Since then they changed it and the new recipe isn't nearly as good. We all commented on the fact that the "new" cheese fondue wasn't very good at all. Also if you get the... More

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North Vancouver, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Great fondue selections. The chocolate fondue was the best. Left feeling not overstuffed. Server was very pleasant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

We were here for two great hours and in no way did it feel like it. We got the 4 course meal and each course tasted great. Being Military we have eaten all over and this place is absolutely in our top 3. The staff was extremely nice, never felt pressured to hurry, our waiter Dominic was one of the... More

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Tacoma, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I have only had the full three course experience twice and both times it was good. I usually go in to the bar for happy hour. The menu is well-priced and good for a meal or snacking. Still a bit pricier than an average happy hour, but that's because it isn't an average happy hour. The bartenders know how to... More

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Richland, Washington, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We visited this last month for our anniversary, and it was absolutely excellent. We did have a reservation, and the only glitch was the long wait before we were seated. We had a great cheese fondue for starters, we went deluxe with the entree, and finished with a simple chocolate fondue, which were all to die for. The only complaint... More

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Seattle, Washington
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263 reviews 263 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I had been to a melting pot before but had never had the four course meal. You must go starving to enjoy. What a fun experience. We had a table of seven so had to agree on our sauces. The first course there was a bit too much bread and not enough apple but the cheese sauces were excellent. Salads... More

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Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

First off, you have to reservations- you will wait hours if you do not have one. So plan ahead! The bar area is great to wait in, but drinks are pretty expensive so be careful. Most of the waiters are very knowledgable, I just wish the menu had more options. Pretty much the only option is to get the four... More

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