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The Melting Pot

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French, American, Fondue
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2121 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3003 (21st)
253-535-3939
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4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
My 50th birthday

My first time there and it was fun and memorable. It was fun having a meal like this. Thanks for a great time!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
USwhimsy
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Seattle, Washington
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

My first time there and it was fun and memorable. It was fun having a meal like this. Thanks for a great time!

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Tacoma, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

It is fun and it can be very healthy too depending on what you order. It can be a girls night out, a date night or just fun.

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

You need to be a fondue fan to appreciate this restaurant. Unfortunately, it was expensive and not all interesting plus the service was dreadful the evening I was there.

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Tacoma, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This was a very unique experience. The staff were very attentive and the food was enjoyable however, it was a bit pricey. You are paying more for the presentation. We went with a group and it was fun but I would like to go back as just a couple and not the one paying for more than just two.

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Puyallup, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This is hands down my favorite restaurant. The staff is always incredibly nice and the food is amazing! I have so much fun watching them prepare the fondue. I always get the Big Night Out which includes a salad, cheese fondue, bouillon, and dessert fondue. You get tons of meet and vegetable options to try with lots of sauces and... More 

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Peoria, Illinois, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Went to the Melting Pot Tacoma and it is just like other Melting Pots. Food was very good, service not bad, wine incredibly overpriced.

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Tacoma, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

His is really your only option unless you want to cook it yourself. I've been there multiple times and I will say that the staff is great. Alas if your in the bar plan on waiting because there are generally only two weevers and a bartender who do everything. The bar tender has to cover drinks for the entire restaurant... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

So, Melting Pot, your desert dipping is fun and good, but I didn't care for the dipping of the dinner. It reminds me a form of eating I experienced at a Japanese restaurant. The concept is neat but I couldn't get much flavor from the meats I was dipping. I will admit that I lean towards spicy and bold tastes,... More 

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Tacoma, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We had a small corner booth that felt private and cozy. Our waiter, Michael, was friendly, helpful and never too far away. Enjoyed our food, especially the chocolate at the end. The bartender made me a special espresso martini that was the best I have had!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We sat in the bar as apparently you need reservations. No problem. The highlight was excellent service. Waiter told us all our options. We ordered the cheddar and spinach & artichoke. Both had way too much going on. Very strong flavors. Ended with some milk chocolate. Also pretty strong. So it was mid range. Had decent happy hour pricing though.... 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, American, Fondue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2121 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3003
    (21st)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: 253-535-3939

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: French, American, Fondue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?