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The Melting Pot

80 S 9th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3262
+1 612-338-9900
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“cheese fondue” (49 reviews)
“salad” (34 reviews)
“bread” (20 reviews)
Opens in 6 min
All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
80 S 9th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3262
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice dinner for something different. Excellent drinks, wonderful salad, and delicious cheese and chocolate fondue. The entrée fondues are good and offer a wide variety. It is quite expensive, so be prepared for that, and this is designed to be a relaxing dinner of at...More

Thank RobBN
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with three other people so a total of 4 us. We have never been there before so it took us nearly over 30 minutes to understand after Benjamin repeated and explain the menu a handful of time. All of us went in on...More

Thank Salika P
Don S, Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Aaaahhhh, Good ole Benjamin! Thank you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cooking my own raw meat in oil or broth is just not that appealing to me. The cost is pretty high for what I thought was an ok meal. I have done fondue at home. It just didn't impress me for what it cost. There...More

Thank Heather D
Don S, Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Of course cooking your own meat is what fondue is so you are correct but is the experience is part of the charm of course. There are many amazing restaurants downtown but four courses at our price point is pretty reasonable. Thank you for sharing.

Reviewed April 10, 2017

I always wanted to eat at this place. It was just okay, no big deal. Got some kind of swiss cheese fondue, it was melted cheese, no real depth of flavors or complexity or high quality. Just okay. The dessert one was better, but still...More

Thank Janet V
Don S, Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Teenagers love us as you mentioned, do do older couples celebrating birthdays and special occasions.

Reviewed April 5, 2017

We stopped by during dinner time and although we were considering to order an individual dish, our waiter convinced us to do the 4 course meal. Food is acceptable although expensive if you consider you are the one cooking it but you are there for...More

Thank SirenaPdx
Don S, Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

It absolutely is an experience, thank you for sharing!

Reviewed April 5, 2017

Evening with colleagues at end of conference. Wonderful service and food and a great evening overall!

Thank Deanna H
Don S, Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

This makes us very happy!

Reviewed March 29, 2017

I had been to a Melting Pot years ago when we leaved on the East Coast. Loved it but remembering being miserably full afterwards, which obviously I ate too much. :) First thing to know this is an expensive dinner, but well worth it as...More

Thank tamjomc
Don S, Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words!

Reviewed March 13, 2017

I convinced my daughter to go here with me during a recent stay in Minneapolis. She had already been (and wasn't impressed), but I've always wanted to go so she relented. We were able to be seated quite quickly (Sunday evening, fairly early). The little...More

Thank Starr4Law
Don S, Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Rather than wait until you come back to speak to the Manager please call Mike at 612-338-9900 to discuss your experience. Thank you.

Reviewed February 21, 2017

We've been here a few times, but most recently enjoyed an outing there with friends. The four of us had a blast talking over fondue & drinks. The staff is great - tending to just 4-6 tables at a time, allowing for great service. We...More

Thank Tami J
Don S, Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

What a great review, thank you!

Reviewed February 15, 2017

Provides something other then the same old same old. A great family night or great couples nights or date night.

Thank Briand1163
Don S, Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Thank you for this, come back often!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$40 - $60
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 S 9th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3262
  • Public Transportation: We recommend using the 5th Street stop on the Light Rail of any Metro Transit bus stop on Nicollet Avenue downtown.
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-338-9900
  • E-mail