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The Melting Pot

1025 South West 6th Avenue, Portland, OR 97204-1147
+1 503-517-8960
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“cheese fondue” (35 reviews)
“salad” (20 reviews)
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1025 South West 6th Avenue, Portland, OR 97204-1147
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was expensive, $108 for a fondue for two, plus wine, plus tip (the server was actually very good), lots of food, but the quality of the cheeses, and meats is not very good. Nothing really was tasty. Disappointed.

Thank birch_abedul
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have walked by this treasure for decades and failed to enter nor even realize that it was below ground. Head down the stairs into a fabulous warren of rooms and choose your own style of ambiance, depending on size of table, level of privacy,...More

Thank Kimberley42
Reviewed 5 days ago

In a dingy basement, this restaurant feels pretentious and overpriced in this city filled with much better eating options

Thank eugnie05
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for a family celebration and were not disappointed. It had something for everyone, including our vegetarians. We will be going back.

Thank chiltonzoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have enjoyed going to the Melting Pot for many special occasions and if not a specific celebration, the food always makes an ordinary meal special. The food is always prepared for eye appeal and each type of broth, cheese, or chocolate fondue has been...More

Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit expensive but the experience can be worth it, if you want something a little different. Dark space. Friendly staff. A good place for teens who want to celebrate a birthday or end of school.

Thank meggevan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had a great time creating our meal and desert would go back in a heartbeat . Staff was great food was great who would've thought that fondue could be so fun

Thank Wayne H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The food was fabulous. The staff was laid-back enough not to get worked up when my niece broke her glass. A little on the expensive side, but for a birthday celebration, it was worth it.

Thank Kristine K
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We had no reservations and it was prom, so we sat at the bar and had lovely cheese and chocolate and cocktails. Bartender was crazy busy and always super attentive and we never had an empty plate or glass! Dropping in just for cheese is...More

Thank thehighprincess
Reviewed 3 May 2017

All the employees are very friendly and help ful at all times and in all the departments we had dealt with during our stay. We have always enjoyed the food in the restaurant especially the breakfast.

Thank 43hiral
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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