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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%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“cheese fondue” (37 reviews)
“salad” (24 reviews)
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1025 South West 6th Avenue, Portland, OR 97204-1147
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We celebrated our wedding anniversary here and it was an amazing experience. The staff were extremely tentative, the roses were beautiful and the dessert was a nice surprise! I love coming here!

Thank Kathe H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The stairs descend below street level and the heavy odor of human waste was enough to turn my stomach. Once we quickly got inside, the rude hostess told us it was would be a 15 min wait, as we were 3 minutes late for our...More

Thank Tong1500
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were a lot of great choices for everyone at the table for dinner and desert. The only issue I have with the setup at the Melting Pot is that I do not eat or drink after anyone so the idea of everyone repeatedly dipping...More

Thank traceyhF5993MQ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It takes two plus hours to really enjoy the entire experience and it is well worth it. The meal is designed to allow individuals the opportunity to select their personal favorites and mix and match various types of foods. The final desert course is also...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great experience. the food and service were wonderful. Give yourself extra time and just enjoy

Thank Melanie N Bob F
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The concept was pretty cool: order fondue made at your table and dip whatever you wish. But the pot they brought out was dirty, and they didn't notice before adding the ingredients! Couldn't get the staff's attention later for more food/beverage. Plus, there is essentially...More

Thank Simonsays97204
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great location on the bus lines and near the light rail, tasty and filling, good service, satisfying experience

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Melting Pot is a very fulfilling restaurant, especially if you love cheese. There is such a variety of tastes and foods to try. And the desserts are decadent. It is the perfect date place or family/friends from out of town or just a group...More

Thank kat4man4du
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Took some friends here because I loved fondue in Switzerland..... They loved it too. We ate and drank enjoying the evening to our hearts content

Thank jameseT2167HI
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Nothing ads an element of foodie fun then cooking your own food at the table. The taste and full flavor of the meal make this my families number one place to go before or after a show Downtown. Obviously the kids love the chocolate desert...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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
  • Neighbourhood: 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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