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The Melting Pot

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2121 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3003 (21st)
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All 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
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Tacoma, Washington
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything you would expect from an upscale fondue restaurant! The ambiance really sets the mood the moment you walk in. We always for the 4-course meal (cheese fondue, salad, main course fondue, chocolate fondue dessert). Servers are very attentive. We've not been disappointed with it the few times we gone. In fact, we have a date night here once every... More 

Thank Beck_and_Jai
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104 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This was our first time trying The Melting Pot. We pretty much decided to try it because we had a Groupon which was for 3 courses (salad, entree and dessert). It was also the first time our kids have tried fondue. As we have vegetarians in our group (my husband and younger son), I was a little worried they wouldn't... More 

Thank Tofurry
Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We went to The Melting Pot to celebrate our daughter's birthday and college graduation. The 4-course dining experience was unique and we thoroughly enjoyed it. It was expensive and the food alone was not worth the price we paid. However, we did feel that the unique fondue dining experience added value. In addition to returning for a meal, we would... More 

Thank Susan H
Cloverdale, California
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115 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Had a couple of dinners here earlier this year with family. The service ranged from pretty good to fantastic. It really made a difference in our perception of the place. The fondue with meat and vegetables is good. Nice selection of items. The dessert ones were a hit with everyone. We enjoyed it and think it would be a fun... More 

Thank Poodlehell
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Always friendly staff, excellent selection of fondue foods, super service and a warm and comfortable bar. Good location

Thank byron s
Fort Yukon, Alaska
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99 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The website said they had a special menu for Monday night. (Leap Year Monday Menu) We had to ask for it, but it was worth it! (Add-ons bring the price of the meal up quickly.) The quality of all of our food was excellent. The wait service was attentive and a manager came by to check on us. Besides all... More 

Thank TerminationDust
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

This place is unique as they specialize in fondue meals and such. After many visits to this place we have decided that this is a happy hour drinks and apps type of place. Of course their dessert fondue is their highlight in my opinion. Food 3.5 out of 5. I love their cheese varieties of fondue and their chocolate. However... More 

Thank donchz999
Tacoma, Washington
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41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This is a unique restaurant specializing in Fondue type of meals. The food is awesome whether you are vegetarian or meat lover. You have many choices of meat to chose and the melted cheese is delicious. It's all on your table with special heated pots right in front of you. You will definitely have plenty of food so come in... More 

Thank alex a
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

The service was so poor and appalling. The food was ok but not worth the price of 200$. The neglectfulness and incompetence of the staff in general made the whole experience awful! I will never be going back here again.

Thank SamanthaPrince
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

Make sure you make a reservation if you want the full dinner course. I went there Tuesday at 5pm and they have me a waiting time of 1:45 min. But they did give me the opportunity to sit in the bar area which I did. I had the blue cheese fondue. Very good flavor, in my case I would have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
American, French
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2121 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3003
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: 253-535-3939

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?