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The Melting Pot - CLOSED

rue de la Navigation 8, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
1 Aug 2013
“This wonderful, homey friendly place is CLOSED :(”
10 Dec 2012
“Great Ethiopian Food and even better service”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, American, African, Ethiopian
$$ - $$$
rue de la Navigation 8, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 1 August 2013

Helena, the wonderful owner used to cater for vegans too. It is closed and now there is a Korean resto instead :(.

2  Thank Suitcaseowner
Reviewed 10 December 2012

"My first Ethiopian dinner and it was extremely lovely. The Melting Pot is owned by Helena with which we had a wonderful talk. The food is traditional and consists out of a big pancake or crepe with different little dishes on top. The idea is...More

Thank Rooftop_Antics
Reviewed 16 September 2012

The second best Ethiopian/Eritrean resto in Geneva, with possibility of Crepe too. The owner is extremely nice and very welcoming. It is a bit more expensive compared to some other similar restaurant, and the taste is well adjusted with the european/swiss expectation.

Thank Budi T
Reviewed 6 August 2012

Went here with a few friends based on the reviews, and we were not disappointed! The woman working there is very sweet, as others have said, and helps make your decision about what to order very easy! Traditional Ethiopian, served on a big plate to...More

Thank rbrapkin
Reviewed 30 June 2012

A very interesting place to eat in Geneva. Cosy decor with good food which was a shared plate with a lamb, beef and vegetarian component, though it was expensive even by the standards of Geneva, for what it was. Cost was 130 CHF for 4...More

Thank Trampers
Reviewed 13 June 2012

We loved the atmosphere with charming owner Elena adding to our knowledge and interest. Food was authentic, and the fine sour edges of the Ethiopian kitchen were well-felt. The serving was more than enough for two, at a price of 30CHF pp (simple two-option menu,...More

Thank yarrz
Reviewed 23 May 2012

We went there for our anniversary. Turned out not the right place for a romantic dinner! The menu is too simple. You are asked if you are a vegetarian. If so, you have a vegetarian option. Pretty straightforward... If not, you choose between lamb, beef...More

1  Thank Hande
Reviewed 11 May 2012

Wonderful food! I ate at this restaurant for the first time a few days ago and it was so delicious, I returned today. I am already planning my next visit! Try the tasting menu of lamb, beef, and vegetable. Friendly environment. The owner speaks perfect...More

Thank Stacie R
Reviewed 20 April 2012

Cosy place, good, tasty and reasonably priced food (by Geneva standards) in spite of a reduced choice, and exceptional service. Not overly professional, but really kind and attentive. We will return.

Thank AIR74
Reviewed 19 March 2012

I asked the owner to help me organise my 30th birthday do here - she is an incredibly warm and friendly person who ended up coming out with us afterwards! The food is delicious, very cheap, and the fact that you're eating with your hands...More

Thank Tracy M
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue de la Navigation 8, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
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