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The Melting Pot

80 S 9th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3262
+1 612-338-9900
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cheese fondue” (50 reviews)
“salad” (43 reviews)
“bread” (25 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
80 S 9th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3262
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We made a reservation for tonight (Sunday evening). The food and our waiter were both spectacular. The menu was overwhelming but our waiter (Calvin) explained it very well. We chose the four course meal and even though it was spendy, we had a great night...More

Thank MrsMcGowan
Don S, Public Relations Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Glad you had a nice date night, thank you.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was our first time here. We had a hard time understanding the menu and were surprised at the price. It's partly our fault; we looked at the menu ahead of time and didn't understand the nearly $50 price was per person. Being that it's...More

Thank Allison G
Don S, Public Relations Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share this.

Reviewed 1 week ago

At bit on the spendy side but worth every penny. Avoid the weekends if you could. Not a big fan of their wine but that's personal

Thank TrevorHuynh
Don S, Public Relations Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Glad you thought it was worth it, Thank you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the worst service we have had at this place. It's usually very good but this time it took forever for everything. He had to ask over and over to get anything. For the price they ask it should be very good service. Disappointed...More

Thank cmwinter
Don S, Public Relations Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are sorry to hear this, and you are correct it should be very good. If you would like to discuss this please call Mike at 612-338-9900. Thank you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hi, we are french, we used to live in switzerland the country of Fondue and I can tell that the cheese fondue are very good, the beer fondue was ligth and so different than the one we know... it was a good experience. The meat...More

Thank Marc B
Don S, Public Relations Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing this. We are sorry to hear about your service, if you would like to discuss the service please call Mike at 612-338-9900. Thank you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely go for the four course special: it's a dining experience that you won't forget! Because we had a group of five, we were able to select 2 different choices for each of the 32 fondue courses (cheese, broth and chocolate), and the biggest problem...More

Thank IMHOcanadian
Don S, Public Relations Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I love responding to reviews like this, thank you!

Reviewed 9 October 2017

My family and I were there last night celebrating my niece’s birthday. Our experience as a whole was negative due to being treated poorly by some of the staff working there. Although we had reservations, it took about 15-20 min to be seated. We were...More

Thank Niki B
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We came for dinner awhile back. It is a fun place to kill some time and have fun cooking your meal fondue style. Atmosphere is private and nice. This type of meal always tends to end up being a smaller portion with a higher price...More

Thank snlukes
Don S, Public Relations Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing this, most guests leave stuffed but that all depends on what is ordered. Maybe join us for HH in the lounge? 1/2 off just about everything!

Reviewed 28 September 2017

We went to this restaurant last night after the college fair. It was my 16 yo daughter and I - we were celebrating her birthday too. We DID NOT make reservations since we didn't know how long we would be at the college fair. However,...More

Thank jarrodpeterson
Don S, Public Relations Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am guessing the huffing and puffing was that the host had to push 200 buttons to find you a table! All kidding aside, we are happy things went well from that point. Thank you for sharing.

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I took my daughter and friends for her 16th Birthday celebration. We all enjoyed the experience and the food. The wait staff was attentive and took care of us first timers. We ordered 4 of the 4 course meals, more than enough food for the...More

Thank Laurissa S
Don S, Public Relations Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for sharing this, please do call Mike at 612-333-9900 to discuss this. Our apologies to you.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 S 9th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3262
    (Marquette)
  • Public Transportation: We recommend using the 5th Street stop on the Light Rail of any Metro Transit bus stop on Nicollet Avenue downtown.
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-338-9900
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