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The Melting Pot
Fondue Restaurant$$$
Today 4:00 – 10:00 pm
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2121 Pacific Ave Tacoma, WA 98402
2121 Pacific AvenueUSWashingtonTacoma98402
(253) 535-3939meltingpot.com
$$$Fondue Restaurant, Fine Dining Restaurant
Fondue Restaurant
Fine Dining Restaurant
Swiss Restaurant
Bar
Today 4:00 – 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 – 10:00 pmTuesday 5:00 – 10:00 pmWednesday 5:00 – 10:00 pmThursday 5:00 – 10:00 pmFriday 5:00 – 10:00 pmSaturday 4:00 – 10:30 pmSunday 4:00 – 10:00 pm
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The Melting Pot in Tacoma offers a casual, elegant atmosphere for a relaxing, four-course dining experience. This fondue restaurant is perfect for any occasion, from date nights to group gatherings.
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Fondue restaurant chain offering heated pots of cheese, chocolate or broth for dipping & cooking.- Google
"The food, service and wine list are always great."
"Went to Melting Pot 8/28/12 for bachelorette party with 12 to 13 people."
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Kelly Boyd
a month ago
The food, service and wine list are always great. We dine here often. Another reason we like it is because we always received a Military Discount. The last time we dined, they said they do NOT honor the discount any longer. We are VERY DISAPPOINTED by this. We will not dine here as often anymore because of this (we usually go once a month in the dining room as well as once a month Happy Hour in the bar). My husband really felt let down when he heard this! After 26 years of military service and four Middle East deployments.... He want's to say, thanks Melting Pot Tacoma, disappointed by your decision on this........
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Seth Long
a year ago
Fondue restaurants are a bit of a gimmick, but these guys work it without turning it into a theme park. The chocolate options are universally excellent and, for the most part, stay on the tasteful side of the line, which is impressive since it would be easy to veer into weirdness by licensing popular candy brands like some restaurants do with deserts. The cheeses are good, though not terribly adventurous. All of the dippers (sweet or not) are high-quality and tasty. The drinks are quite good. I like the blueberry mojito (don't judge me). Excellent staff. Tip well.
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Christian Morrow
2 years ago
The service was fine. The food was fair. Too expensive for what you get. This can be fun with a group, but it is definitely a once every 10 to 15 years place. I hate leaving a restaurant smelling like the food you were cooking. Your clothes will reek when you leave. Dessert is their best item.
Lynn LakeCharles
2 years ago
Went to Melting Pot 8/28/12 for bachelorette party with 12 to 13 people. For the $20/person (Cheese/Appetizers & Chocolate) & the MANDATORY 20% gratuity (that computes to $4.00/person) we received food that was good (not exceptional) & absolutely NO SERVICE. The waitstaff never came back after delivering the invoice(s). There was never any inquiry whether we would like a refill/new beverage (everybody had 1 drink) or any inquiry if we would like anything else. My family will not be returning & will be very quick to recount our experience to anybody who asks about The Melting Pot. By the way, this was not our first visit (full dinner); our first experience led me to believe that "Cheese & Chocolate" would be a better value't--it wasn't.
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Kristina Hayes
7 months ago
I don't understand why this has a low rating. The people where very nice. We didn't make a reservation because of the ratting but they were booked solid we manages to get a table in the bar. The food was very good and all though it might sound high in price it really isn't, I'm mean seriously your getting a appetizer, salad, dinner and desert for $40-$50 a person. Not bad a time all. I will say there alcohol beverages are higher then most. My lemon drop martini was $13. But really the food was great and the service was great. It takes about 2 hrs to go through all courses. I suggest making a reservation. Someone said that it smelled and your clothes stink. I have a sensitive nose and yes you can smell the food but it wasn't that bad. It smelled pretty good, definitely not greasy (fast food smells way worse) and my clothes didn't smell either I even set them aside and double check in the morning. You want a low light romantic dinner where you can talk and enjoy eating at your own pace then go. They have valet parking or street parking.
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Jessica Martin
2 years ago
I have always been fairly impressed each and every time I have been here. The waitresses and waiters are always very knowledgable of their menu and wine selection... costumer service is always to the T and food is always great! Great for dates? YES Great for girls night out? YES Happy hour? YES Open till midnight and bar area is full of staff with great personalities!
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jimmy falcon
a year ago
omg !!! sooooooooooooooo yummy !!! me and the boyfriend frequent this spot and are never less than impressed with the service.
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Marguerite Giguere
6 years ago
I was addicted to the Melting Pot Happy Hour (to the tune of 4 or 5 visits a week) back in 2004. While I am glad to have gotten past that phase (variety is healthy), I still enjoy the Melting Pot for one of the most unique and delicious happy hours in town. From 4:30-630pm and 9-11pm they offer half off all of the dessert fondues and cheese fondues. That's a great deal. Check it out.

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