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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 good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“cheese fondue” (36 reviews)
“pound cake” (3 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
1025 South West 6th Avenue, Portland, OR 97204-1147
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Light_Headed1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Melting Pot is an amazing fondue experience that anyone, who is a fan of cheese or great broth, should try when they visit in Portland. Fair warning, it is expensive and has limited options in terms of alternative diets (vegan or gluten free), so be...More

Thank Amanda A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have enjoyed this restaurant twice now for special occasions. A bit pricey for the amount of food - however a fun experience and great choices. Sauces are nice and the cheese and chocolate fondue are great. Make sure you make a reservation - hard to...More

1  Thank Hans K
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The cheese fondue course at the beginning and the dessert course were both great. The main courses were bland. It's a fun novelty though.

Thank hnodc
Reviewed 16 August 2017

enjoyed my first fondue at 50% during Happy Hours. It is also fun and delicious - choices of meats, fruits, veggies, and bread.

Thank Annie S
Reviewed 23 July 2017

At about $75 a person, this is too much money to spend dipping so-so food into hot cheese at a chain restaurant. That doesn't include drinks. Instead, use that money to go to a local restaurant.

Thank HappyCouple38
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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
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
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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