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The Melting Pot

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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: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 12
    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
4 Course Fondue Fest

In Federal Way for a conference, so we decided to splurge for dinner the night before. We had a reservation (on a Monday Night) for 6:00 and our table wasn't ready, which was odd, as there were very few people there. Once we were seated the evening picked up. I wasn't too impressed w/ my Caesar... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
Gracie12009
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Oak Harbor, Washington
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
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Oak Harbor, Washington
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

In Federal Way for a conference, so we decided to splurge for dinner the night before. We had a reservation (on a Monday Night) for 6:00 and our table wasn't ready, which was odd, as there were very few people there. Once we were seated the evening picked up. I wasn't too impressed w/ my Caesar Salad but my cajun... More 

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Manchester, Washington, United States
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Came for a belated birthday celebration. Opted for the 4 course meal, and everything was absolutely fantabulous!!! Service was attentive and friendly, prompt. Each course came timely and we did not feel rushed, nor did we feel like we waited long between.

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Southworth, Washington
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This place is a very nice place to eat! Love the all you can eat entree nights! You get a good balanced meal when you eat here!

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Olympia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The Melting Pot is a favorite for special occasions, like an anniversary. The staff is gracious and professional. The booths allow for a relaxed, intimate dinner. The pace of the meal is up to you, as you choose what to dip into the broth of your choice, and wait for it to cook. And of course, there is the decadent... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Purchased a Groupon for three course dinner, and added a cheese fondue. The Melting Pot is an occasional date spot, we eat here maybe every year or so. Afterward we are always reminded of why we don't frequent it more often. The concept is unique and makes it interesting. The food is good but hasn't changed much over the years.... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My husband and I went to this restaurant and we expected higher quality food for the price. Overall, fondue was not our thing, nor was the fondue itself particularly tasty. The beer was served with no head, at all, which was a little dissappointing. The bartender was very friendly, though.

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Tacoma, Washington, United States
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Melting Pot is great for special occasions, official or unoffical. Definitely check out their Happy Hour. While the typical menu is quite spendy, you can have a tasty bowl of cheese with dippers for a decent price. One of my girlfriends and I like to come here for their special events (sign up for their email newsletter for information... More 

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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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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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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, European, Fondue

Restaurant Characteristics

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