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14 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109-4006 (Between First Ave and Queen Anne Ave)
+1 206-378-1208
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family visit Seattle maybe once or twice and year and The Melting Pot is the restaurant that the kids always want to go to. The food is excellent and plentiful especially when participating in their 4 course menu. The service is also excellent, with some very friendly staff. Can't recommend it enough!

Thank KLKG1234
Amanda L, Public Relations Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to tell us about your experience at The Melting Pot! Glad to hear that your kids enjoy the fondue! We hope to see you next time you're in Seattle! Cheers, Amanda Lybeck Marketing Communications Manager More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

The atmosphere is very warm and calming. The lighting is low, there are a lot of rich earthy tones decorating the place. The waiter was very calm and friendly, very professional. The food was excellent, very tasteful and well prepared.

Thank emily_sandness
Everett, Washington
Level Contributor
29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

You need time for this experience and although we had two hours there was not quite enough, even though we only had fondue and an entree as our burner was slow and fizzled out. The server assigned to us wasn't as attentive as needed to be for our situation but when we spoke to the manager, he was over the... More 

Thank A J
Westport, Ireland
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The "4 Course" is the only way to go! The most difficult part is to not fill up until you reach the entree. Bring your adult friends for a memorable dinner... and ask for Mark! A once in a lifetime experience!

Thank Carnahan1
Munster, Germany
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118 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We have visited different "Melting Pot" locations and the food is always great! We love everything: the cheese fondue, the salads, the main course (especially the "mojo" broth) and last but not least the chocolate fondue for dessert. It is a great restaurant for a special occasion! Our server was friendly and attentive regarding our needs. I just gave four... More 

Thank Manuela K
Montesano, Washington
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We came here on the spur of the moment on a Friday evening as my nephew said it was wonderful. I had never experienced "fondue dining" before and he said it was worth it. Waited almost 2 hours (wandered around Queen Anne for most of the time) before we got in about 9 PM. Not used to eating so late... More 

Thank Alan R
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This is our go-to special occasion/romantic dinner restaurant. It's pretty expensive (at least if you do the four course meal) but totally worth it. I can't even decide which type of fondue I like the most--cheese, broth, and chocolate are all equally amazing. The variety makes it great. You get to try tons of dipping items with all three types... More 

Thank Erika C
Juliaetta, Idaho
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We have been to this melting pot location several times - this time was not a very fun experience. Twice employees called my husband "My father" it was kind of embarrassing and annoying after we told them that he was my husband. Also, our server was not friendly at all...he had no personality and only refilled our water when we... More 

Thank heather3130
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Oh this was fun! The staff was friendly, fast, and funny! We had reservations and got right in. We had never been there before so the staff explained each option, and as they delivered each course took the time to give some cooking tips. It was wonderful!

Thank Kimberly G
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

If you're in the mood for fondue, this is the place! Keep in mind that fondue necessarily means that you cook your own food so I don't think the reviews complaining about the high prices given that you have to cook your own food are fair. The wine list is both impressive and extensive allowing you to carefully make a... More 

Thank vicvan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109-4006
    (Between First Ave and Queen Anne Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-378-1208

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?