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The Melting Pot

1025 South West 6th Avenue, Portland, OR 97204-1147
+1 503-517-8960
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“cheese fondue” (36 reviews)
“salad” (27 reviews)
“bread” (21 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1025 South West 6th Avenue, Portland, OR 97204-1147
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is agreement t special occasion spot. The food is interesting and tasty. The idea of a do it yourself makes it fun. The choices of entrees varies but is good.

Thank paws6126
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The way the table is set up the vegan in our party would have had to sit at his own table away from the group because they only have 1 pot per table. He choose to just eat a salad. The price was overly expensive...More

Thank sschmidt
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

My wife, teenage daughter went here on a Sunday evening. We each ordered the 4 course dinner. The cheese fondue was excellent, as were the salads. It took forever (30 minutes) to have the main dish served. All of the meats and seafood were tasty...More

Thank TomOCUSA
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This place is always great for a special night out. I love the cheese fondue! The service was a bit slow but it was busy.

Thank Terri R
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Very romantic place to go. Lights are dim, and each table has it's own separate atmosphere. It feels like you're the only ones there. For special occasions, they go out of their way to make it special . The dining experience is unique and quite...More

Thank Nancy G
Reviewed June 9, 2018

We had a family celebration dinner last night at Melting Pot. We did have a large group, but it took over 30 minutes to get a waiter to take our orders. They did do a nice job of decorating the table, but they have a...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed April 25, 2018

Pricey, depending on if you get the four course or individual servings. The food and cocktails were really good. I recommend the Wisconsin for the app, steak lovers for the entree and milk chocolate for dessert. Expect to spend at least an hour and a...More

Thank BMeghanG
Reviewed March 30, 2018

We had the melting pot on the list to end of our spring break trip. We made a reservation but were in the area earlier so we checked to see if we could have an earlier supper. Their happy hour started at 4 pm. Glad...More

Thank MikeG7199
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner at the Melting Pot while on business in Portland. We had heard about different Melting Pot’s in other cities, but never had the opportunity to visit. This was our first visit to The Melting Pot. We had the 4...More

Thank Ulwazi
Reviewed March 12, 2018

This was our second trip, only had the cheese fondue, which was excellent. Very nice servers, however, the bar needs to have someone there.

Thank Leslie W
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Ruth K
March 29, 2018|
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Response from DLCPDX | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ruth, happy 33rd! I do believe their main course is bouillon based. But I would call them just in case. I'm guessing that even their chocolate fondue may contain dairy as in milk chocolate. Enjoy your special day!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $100
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1025 South West 6th Avenue, Portland, OR 97204-1147
    (SW 6th Avenue & Main Street)
  • Public Transportation: Conveniently located just three short blocks south of the Pioneer Courthouse Square MAX station.
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-517-8960
  • E-mail
Located in the heart of downtown Portland, Oregon and elegantly appointed and furnished, The Melting Pot is the perfect destination for an out-of-the-ordinary experience. Celebrating something special? Our Hospitality Specialists are able to assist with all of your entertaining needs. We offer everything from personalized hand-written cards and balloon bouquets to long-stem roses and champagne waiting on your table when you arrive. Reservations are highly recommended, so start your Perfect Night Out. We will help you create a dining experience you won't soon forget.
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