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About The Melting Pot - Bellevue

Situated in the hub of Downtown Bellevue, The Melting Pot provides a casually elegant, intimate atmosphere. The relaxing 4 course experience begins with cheese fondue prepared tableside. Fresh salad follows while your entrée pot heats up. You’ll simmer a variety of tantalizing meats, seafood, & vegetables. Each morsel is hot, fresh, & flavorful. Entrees are accompanied by an array of dipping sauces to add to the fun. Your choice of chocolate fondue is the grand finale, served with a variety of delicious dippers. Many have stopped by to satisfy that fondue craving after a movie at Lincoln Center, a day of shopping at Bellevue Square or The Bravern, or a family outing at the park.

We feature an extensive wine list, fresh trendy cocktails, & specialty martinis.

It’s the perfect place to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, overdue date night, family night, or a group gathering!

302 108th Avenue NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Fondue

Hours of Operation:
Dining Room Hours:

Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturday & Sunday Lunch: 11:30am to 2pm

We are Closed on the Following Holidays:
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
Independence day
Superbowl Sunday

Happy Hour in the Bar/Lounge:
7 Days a Week 4:00-6:00
Saturday & Sunday 11:30am to 2pm

Happy Hour Menu: Brie plate, pure chocolate fondue, cheese fondue, any salad, on tap or bottled beer, well drinks and happy hour wines.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(425) 646-2744

Website:
http://www.meltingpot.com/bellevue-wa/

Entertainment:
Happy Hour in the Lounge
Daily 4:00-6:00pm

1/2 off cheese fondue, pure chocolate fondue, brie plates; & all salads. $5 well drinks & beer & $7 select wine pours.

Catering:
Bring Home The Flavors Of The Melting Pot!
Our Garlic & Wine Seasoning, House Dressings, Chocolate Bars, Beautifully Hand Dipped Strawberries, & more are available for purchase.



Parking Details:
Street parking or garage parking is available at no charge

Public Transit:
Located one block from the Bellevue Transit Center on 108th Ave NE

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Service Appreciation Monday - we thank all of our service men and women with 20% off dinner on Monday nights!

Ladies Night Thursdays - Ladies receive happy hour drink prices all night long PLUS enjoy cheese fondue, salad, & chocolate fondue for $20 per person

Kids Eat Free Saturdays & Sundays - From 4 to 6pm, one child 12 & under eats free per paid adult. See store for details or restrictions.

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Dip into family fun around the fondue pot this holiday season. We will be offering our regular menu and will be open from 11:30am to 9pm to help you celebrate the season.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

CELEBRATE 2018 WITH DELICIOUS FONDUE AND A BUBBLY BEVERAGE OR TWO. We will be offering the regular menu from 11:30am to 4pm and a set 5-course menu for dinner with options that range from $65.95 to $79.95 per person. The clock is already counting down and our tables are going to go fast!

The Melting Pot - Bellevue Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.1

value

3.7

Noise

Moderate

80% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (41)
Special Occasion (41)
Good for Anniversaries (30)
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Good for Birthdays (29)
Romantic (27)
Fun (25)
Casual (18)
Good for Groups (18)
Creative Cuisine (17)
Quiet Conversation (15)
Cozy (14)
Worth the Drive (13)
Notable Wine List (12)
Tasting Menu (12)
Gluten Free Options (10)
Comfort Food (9)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Happy Hour (8)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Healthy (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Kid-friendly (4)
Disabled Access (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
People Watching (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Business Meals (3)
Authentic (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Organic (2)
Seasonal (2)
Tapas (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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·Dined 5 hours ago

Wonderful way to celebrate wife’s graduation!

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·Dined 7 hours ago

It was great as always.

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 (Seattle)·Dined 4 days ago

Always great food and an amazing experience. Come hungry!

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·Dined 5 days ago

A wonderful experience and amazing customer service !!
The food is always outstanding and well worth the price. It’s an event as much as a meal and we so enjoy it. We don’t come often, as it is expensive, we save it for special occasions. But this place makes those special occasions super special. THANK YOU!!

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Good for a Date, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined 6 days ago

A lovely evening out. The food is great and the drinks are hand crafted and really good! My only minor issues are that it is a little too dark in there to read the many things on the menu and the add on to the bill for the increased Seattle wages. I don't like surprises on my bill. Other than that, a lovely evening out.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Romantic
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·Dined on December 4, 2017

I had booked the reservation for 3. When someone called me to up sale the strawberries, I change the reservation to 5 . When we showed up they had the reservation still for 3. So we had to wait while they fixed a stove for us at a table. When we got there the strawberries were already there where they sat for the whole dinner. I felt they should have been brought out to him as a special thing for his birthday after dinner. We had to keep telling our son that he could not have them until after dinner. Then the other burner went out and we had to change tables. Then the waiter accidentally knocked over a wine bottle and broke one of the wine glasses that my husband had all over his hand with red wine and broken glass. He was fine and went to the bathroom to clean up. They cleaned it all up. But we had to ask about 10mins later if they would kindly bring us a replacement glass of wine. The food was great and we had a great time, but for a $400+ dinner just maybe expected a little better service.

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·Dined on November 22, 2017

Really great, our server Kyle was amazing the whole time

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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 21, 2017

The entire experience was amazing! I must comment on our wonderful service including the bar tender. We arrived early and had to wait roughly 5 minutes at the bar. The bar tender had just enough time to make us a drink. I had the lemonade berry mojito. It was AMAZING! I strongly recommend it. He adds sprite to make it sweet and the muddled berries make it amazing.

Tags: Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Happy Hour
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

Service was slow. We were seated in an overflow room for a birthday dinner. not so great atmosphere. Our dinner salads were not served to two of us in the party. Had to ask for water/drinks. Tacoma Melting Pot is a much better experience for the money .

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Gluten Free Options, Fun
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

They made our special evening memorable with there great food and service. I've already recommended them to several people.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 14, 2017

I was very happy with our experience, we went for our 6 month wedding anniversary and they let me drop off a necklace and flowers before hand to have at the table when we showed up. My wife was extremely surprised and we were both very happy. It's a unique experience, if you are thinking about going plan for atleast 1.5 to 2 hours. It takes a while, but it's very entertaining and the food is very good!

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·Dined on November 13, 2017

The food was great. Definitely a place to go for special occasions. My only complaint was the fact they ran out of chocolate covered strawberries that I had ordered in advance prior to the date.

Tags: Tasting Menu
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·Dined on November 13, 2017

I am a returning customer to the melting pot. They have amazing food in a fun 4 course experience. I chose this restaurant for our one year anniversary. However, this was honestly the most awkward dining experience I have ever had. The waitress was completely unprofessional. She did not know how to pronounce the menu items correctly and was not able to answer any questions we had about cooking styles. She did say she just started, I'm sure she would greatly benefit from more training however she was definitely not ready to be working independently.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good Vegetarian Options, Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Overall a good experience but not likely to return. My boyfriend and I went to celebrate my birthday. We were first turned off by either the manager or shift lead who was very apparently stressed out and rude to his staff. After we seated at our table, a nice waitress took our drink orders. We found on the menu a 3% surcharge charged to all parties regardless of size to account for minimum wage increases. We kind of snickered and thought oh well. We each did the 4 course. My boyfriend got a Caesar salad which did not taste anything like a traditional salad. We enjoyed the appetizer and dessert and were ok-satisfied with the main course. A nice selection on our plates but not nearly enough to fill us up. After our meal we received our bill which was correct. My boyfriend handed our waitress his card and when she came back with the slip to sign, we noticed it was $80 more than our bill was supposed to be. We realized she charged our card on someone else's table. She apologized and went to fix. She came back and noted the new receipt and to let her know if we had any questions. This new receipt was about $15 less than our original bill, and we were charged $10 for 'aqua pana'. We had tap water to drink so I'm not sure if this was a mistake or if they really charge $10 for tap water. By this time we were just ready to leave so we signed and left. Good food and a good date, but I would much rather buy my own fondue kit and do it at home.

Tags: Cozy, Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Romantic, Fun, Bar Seating, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Always a great place for a special evening. Excellent wait staff and managers make for a memorable experience. Take your time and enjoy the ambience. Lots of dishes and cooking styles to choose from. Great for children and choosy dinners too. Gluten free options.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

Service and food was great , traffic getting there :(come from Vancouver to go to the melting pot , even with horrible traffic still worth it , it’s fun and tasty 😋

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Everything was perfect. Good food, great server.
We had a few allergies, these concerns were taken quite seriously and addressed.
The manager at the end of the night greeted us and made our night even more special.
Thank you
Wonderful experience

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 1, 2017

I was SO disappointed with my experience at the Melting Pot. I had always wanted to go because the fondue experience sounded fun and I was anticipating it being the perfect setting for a fancy night out. It was the exact opposite experience- cheesy, low-class, unprofessional. The food was horrible (bland with low-quality ingredients ), the waiting staff were lackluster high schoolers, and the bill was $135 (which I would’ve been fine paying had it been the upscale experience I was expecting). The tax was also over 10% and they charge an additional 3% surcharge to account for the increased minimum wage. All in all, do not go!

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·Dined on October 31, 2017

Always a fun place to eat and enjoy a leisurely meal with plenty of choices of entrees, cooking sauces and a fabulous chocolate desert.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fun
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

The manager was amazing. I would say that the dessert dippers could be if a higher quality. It tasted like lower quality items vs higher class and you all need to-go containers for when people want to take home the broth.

But overall it was a fantastic experience and I am excited to come back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Tapas, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

Delicious Food and Great Experience every time I dine here!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Fun
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Birthday with our 12 year old. Very entertaining and yummy.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 21, 2017

We planned on going to Melting Pot for a nice, romantic anniversary dinner. We did not experience that at all. Upon arriving, one of the hostess asked another about where we were initially going to sit. She responds to the other girl,”just put them in the regular rotation. It will get them out a lot faster” we were seated in between two families. On one side, the family was constantly standing up, taking pictures of each other, and the food and moving so much that the bench seats were shaking, making it very distracting to concentrate on anything else. It was not romantic to constantly have someone’s butt inches away from our faces, and the flash of a camera constantly blinding you. The food was sub par, and they ran out of the beer my husband ordered. Our server, Aiden, was the only positive thing about our experience. He was kind, friendly, and did his job with ease (even if it was only his 5th day on the job). We will not be returning to that location, and would NOT recommend it to anyone.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 19, 2017

The Seattle Restaurant Week 3-course dinner is enough food for us. The main problem is that it is pricey for a single meal (esp. if you add a bottle of wine). And this time the service seemed really slow. Still tasty, though.

Tags: Casual, Fun
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 18, 2017

I would not recommend this restaurant to anyone, for anything. It starts with the parking. There is a garage but once you are parked it is not clear how to most easily get to the restaurant. The process of ordering is somewhat confusing. Once you battle through the ordering process the food is okay. I wanted to like it more than I did because it was a special occasion and it was expensive. The service was good. The worst part was the bill. There was a 3% surcharge added that we were completely unaware of. The surcharge is a political statement about providing the employees with a living wage, $11.00 an hour. I will never return to this restaurant and would strongly discourage anyone from dining there. It is not worth it.

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·Dined on October 17, 2017

Tbis was our first time going to the Melting pot. It was such an amazing experience and we will definitely be doing it again. It's soendy but we will be do I g it again for sure.
Thank you for an amazing experience.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 15, 2017

I've been at The Melting Pot few times already, and it's always nice, good food, good service.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Good for a Date, Fun, Casual, Good for Groups
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·Dined on October 13, 2017

Melting pot is a great date night restaurant. Good ambiance and a fun way to eat fancy food.

Tags: Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Food was good and it was a nice way to spend a couple hours. Timing of the food was really good -portions were just a little on the small side. The server seemed to be working from a script and not very personable, but was pretty timely. The seating was tight and you sit far away from your date.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Casual, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays
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 (Portland)·Dined on October 8, 2017

I love fondu - but the Melting Pot not so much... for the price we paid for mediocre cheese and dipping items, tiny bits of meat and okay chocolate I could've purchased 2 new fondu pots with all the fixings and had much much higher quality food and way more of it. The cheese was bland (how easy is cheese?? I love cheese and we were all like, "meh not great") the bread dry and the portions very small. The boxed fondu you find at the grocery store is more creamy and delicious than what we had. Also the menu pricing is confusing and limiting. With a party of 4 we could only pick one cheese choice, one meat cooking broth and one chocolate. Maybe its worth it for happy hour? For the same price I could've had dinner across the street at SeaStar and had some amazing seafood. I won't be going back.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 7, 2017

We went to celebrate my birthday. We had a nice relaxing dinner. We ordered a bottle of wine, cheese Fondu, salad, our main dinner Fondu and a chocolate Fondu. All of it was amazing. Our service was exceptional. Our server was friendly and very attentive. We will go back again.

Tags: Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on October 4, 2017

Great as always. We seemed to annoy the waiter by asking questions but he was attentive none the less.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Vegan, Notable Wine List, People Watching, Fun, Cozy
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·Dined on September 26, 2017

Friendly staff that caters to what your needs are. Plenty of menu options to choose from. My only note would be that the pricing seems a bit steep. We'll visit again, but, it won't be a "go-to" meal stop.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Dinner was ok. While different, it certainly wasn’t worth the price of the meal.

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·Dined on September 23, 2017

It was a great time. The service was outstanding. The food was terrific. We had a lot of fun. And walked away surprisingly full!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 23, 2017

We love this place - Kate is the best!! Wish you gave couples more privacy, the shared bench is not optimal when you're in a date dropping $150 for dinner! Rethink that set up, we asked hostess and she insisted it was all they had! On a Friday night at 8:45pm, boo! :-(

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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Terrible service. We were very excited about chocolate fondue, but our waiter dropped off our dessert menu at 9pm and returned at 9:40 pm. He was incredibly inattentive and we skipped dessert. It was very loud in the restraurant, which we didn't realize appeared to double as a sports bar. Not very fondue relaxing when people are yelling at the game. Food quality was mediocre at best. Will not return. Have had great experiences at the melting pot in downtown Seattle and North Carolina, but Bellevue was just a sad experience.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 22, 2017

It was a great experience. The server was wonderful, and the manager was very attentive. The food was fabulous as always.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Our go to family restaurant... food always exceptional and conversations around food!!!

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Romantic, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Afternoon Coffee, Tapas, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Fun, Great for Brunch, Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Healthy
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·Dined on September 20, 2017

The server we had was amazing! She was very helpful in helping us decide what to order and made sure that we were taken care of the whole evening. I would return to this restaurant just for that particular server!

Tags: Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Good for a Date
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