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The Melting Pot

2121 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3003
253-535-3939
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Ranked #62 of 673 Restaurants in Tacoma
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
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
Puyallup, Washington, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

First thing first is make a reservation; seems to help not to wait and just be seated. They have a way to do this online with a follow up phone call a day or two before to confirm. The waiter was very informative for us being first timers! And the food and the fondue choices were a great variety. Only... More 

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Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

I'm old enough to be from a generation that was forced to fondue, and we did. Everyone who got married XX years ago ended up with at least three burnt-orange or avocado-green fondue sets to master the Swiss cooking style. There wasn't a cheese, cooking oil/broth, or chocolate that was safe from my wife and me for a year or... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I've had my fair share of good Fondue and these folks no nothing of neither goodness nor fondue. Their schnapps is almond flavored and ruins the cheese. Traditional cheese fondue is 7 cheese with real schnapps. Not very good at all

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BELLINGHAM WA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

I was in this Melting Pot another time and it was a great experience. NOT this time It was very disappointing. I brought my brother and his wife for a goodbye dinner as they are moving away. First I had a social living deal but guess it was just salad and an entree. Whatever. So we bought the cheese fondue... More 

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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Tacoma
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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Additional Information about The Melting Pot

Address: 2121 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3003
Phone Number: 253-535-3939
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: French

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