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The Melting Pot - Portland, Portland, OR
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The Melting Pot - Portland

4.4
4.4
2345 Reviews
$50 and over
Fondue
You could just eat dinner ... or ... you can fondue at The Melting Pot! We are a Portland institution since 1989 and we invite you to dine with us today.

* We are unlike any other restaurant in town. We offer a truly unique dining experience that is not only fun and interactive, but delicious!

* We specialize in celebrations, whether it's a birthday, date night or you're just celebrating life!

* We offer special packages for your big night out, including balloons, roses and teddy bears that are ready for you when you arrive.

* Proudly offering, and setting the trend in, gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan dining options.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 93 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Fondue, Contemporary French / American, Vegetarian

  • Hours of operation

    Sat, Sun 3:00 pm–9:00 pm Dinner Mon–Fri 3:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (503) 517-8960

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Private party facilities

    The Melting Pot is available for daytime events, seating 20 to 220 guests. We offer the same quality of service and attention to detail to large parties that our restaurant is famous for!

  • Private party contact

    Kelly McNaron- kellymcnaron@gmail.com: (503) 517-8960

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown

  • Cross street

    SW 6th Avenue & Main Street

  • Parking details

    Covered and secured parking is available directly across the street at 1025 SW 6th Avenue.

  • Public transit

    Conveniently located just three short blocks south of the Pioneer Courthouse Square MAX station.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 2,345 people are saying

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4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Portland / Oregon

    Good for special occasions

  • Portland / Oregon

    Most Booked

  • Portland

    Kid-friendly

  • Portland

    Romantic

  • Portland

    Good for special occasions

  • Portland

    Most Booked

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  1. SJ

    StevenJ

    San Francisco

    49 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    49 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall4food5service2ambience5
    This was a date night for my husband and I. The Cheese Fondue and Dinner course was great but our waitress was in a hurry to give us our bill before I was done eating the chocolate fondue. I don’t understand the hurry while enjoying the best part. Disappointed.
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 15, 2023

    overall3food4service4ambience3
    We were seated 20 min after our reservation which made us rushed as we had symphony tickets following dinner.
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 9, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    food was amazing! Jeffery made our first visit awesome
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 9, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Got there early, they let us sit in the bar and have a few drinks while we waited for our reservation time. It was mine and my dates first time, and we will be going back!! Our waitress was really nice and helped us with recommendations.
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 6, 2023

    overall3food4service3ambience5
    Everything was great. A little disappointed that we had to split 2 hot plates with all 6 ppl but all in all everything was great. Service was quite slow. 3hrs total for the complete 4 course meal.
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tahoe

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 3, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great experience
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 2, 2023

    overall2food2service2ambience3
    Our first expression was great with the hosts, friendly and professional at arrival. We ended up picking the big night out. The first hick up was when the coq au vin was dropped and took a long 35 minutes to get our mains, with nobody checking with us during that time. Our dark chocolate fondue was amazing. Friendly waitress, the other part that I would suggest changing at the end was the way the payment was handled, felt abrupt, not found it while enjoying we were enjoying our desert, I would suggest maybe waiting to be able to finish up with desert, especially after waiting so long for our main, maybe we came across as tourists but we are locals (SW PDX), it felt very off when we got to home. We had been definitely looking forward to it and were planning on bringing the kids on our next night out. We are not so sure anymore.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on January 2, 2023

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Our server, Ollie, was friendly and fun! It was a great experience. Thai was our first visit back since Covid. Before that, and the other downtown chaos, we were regulars. The downtown felt safe enough and the restaurant itself felt completely safe and comfortable! We will be back soon!
  9. PA

    Perfect4Annin

    Portland

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Travis was out waiter and very helpful and was on top of checking on anything we needed! Thank you for another memorable Anniversary! Will be back next year. Thank you!
  10. TH

    TheresaH

    Portland

    9 reviews

    3.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on December 28, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience3
    Worst experience I can remember. Restaurant was overfilled due to rescheduling from the ice storm and they didn’t have enough staff. Dinner took 4 hours. We didn’t get our first drinks until the cheese fondue course was almost over. The server did his best, not his fault. But they should never have booked it so full. Also, can we get some decent bread? I wouldn’t feed that bread to ducks in a pond… and what is Alpine fondue without the kirsch?
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Loved every bit of it. We were a group of eight and we got a private dining style booth and it felt like we were home. Service was exceptional! Loved the food!
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 28, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    We had a great time and a second year tradition. The waitress seemed new and a little obtuse but I think she was trying. Always a good time at the melting pot.
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Christmas Eve Dinner with family.
  14. S

    Shelly

    Portland

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Fondue was absolutely delicious! Fantastic service.
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Food is fantastic.
  16. CS

    CarmelaS

    Portland

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    It was an amazing night with my family. The ambiance was perfect for the occasion. Our server for the evening Bella was awesome. She was so pleasant and wonderful the entire night and her service was nothing short of being perfect. She made our Christmas eve celebration so memorable. The food was great but not what I would come for. The dining experience is what made this evening so enjoyable for the family especially the dessert portion which my boys especially loved as they have such sweet tooth.
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 22, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    It was our 30th anniversary and they didn’t do anything special for it.
  18. LC

    LindaC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Isabella took really good care of us. The food was delicious, and fondue was so much fun. A learning for us was we ordered the fun-do for the little one with us and she could have easily shared our meal for two.
  19. NC

    NicoleC

    Portland

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 13, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Overall very good. The detractors were lighting was a little too bright, bread was dry. Booths felt like they were a little worn out. But the service was excellent, the set up was fun, and we had a good time.
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 12, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience4
    Super fun experience! Everything tasted good, and the wait staff was super friendly and helpful. Definitely will go again for a special occasion!
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Not an everyday place to visit. The food was phenomenal and our server was exceptional. We were celebrating my sister’s birthday. It was our first time there and our server took the time to explain how our dining experience was going to happen. We did one of the 4-course dining options. The portions were perfectly sized and the next corse didn’t come out until after we were finished with the one currently at our table. It is a little on the pricey side if you have a strict budget, however, the food and experience is worth it; especially if you are celebrating a special occasion.
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Seattle

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 5, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience3
    Ridiculously overpriced for mediocre food you prepare yourself. Never again. We did enjoy ourselves however.
  23. JS

    JannyS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food,prices, outstanding costumer service
  24. CJ

    CarrieJ

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our server was amazing! The food was spectacular. We showed up early and they sat us a little earlier than expected. It was a wonderful night!!
  25. TF

    TrevorF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Very accommodating for diet restrictions and allergies, great food and amazing service
  26. BC

    BenjaminC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This place is absolutely wonderful and I will love to come again as soon as possible.
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was really nice, it was quiet and I got to spend a lot of quality time with my boyfriend
  28. A

    Amyah

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a fun little outing to get dessert with family. The service was great. The chocolate was delicious along with the items to dip in the chocolate, my favorite was pairing the strawberries and rice Krispy treats together. We got the yin & yang chocolate with white and milk chocolate!
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Austin

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience2
    The service was great, the food was good, but the place was filthy. Look at the half wall please!!!!! It was disgusting, smattered with food and juices.
  30. CF

    CF126

    Portland

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great dining experienced thanks to helpful staff/servers.
  31. MT

    MelissaT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Jennifer was our server. She was very attentive and pleasant. We will definitely be back.
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My wife and I enjoyed our selection of drinks before getting seated at our table. It was our first time at the melting pot and we both are looking forward to coming back. Our waitress was polite and engaging in conversation, felt like talking to a friend!
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food. This was my wife and I’s first time and the experience was amazing. The cocktails were amazing, the food was excellent the service was incredible. We’ll definitely be coming back.
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on November 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great meal. Always seems like not very much food, but always leave full!
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a group of 6, none of us had been there before. We all had a great time and can’t wait to go back again . I had seen the melting pot on TikTok
  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a little shopping we had to do in Portland ordinarily I avoid that city at all cost but being able to enjoy a nice leisurely dinner at the melting pot was a good way to wrap it all up. The food and service is always amazing and we were delighted as always
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We’ve been once before for another friends birthday and my friend Miranda wanted to have dinner here for her’s, just like last time we had a lovely time. I believe our waitresses name was Isabella and she was absolutely delightful! I decided to get a specialty cocktail the strawberry seduction, it was absolutely delicious so was the Champagne we ordered to have waiting at the table. Our memorable photo was beautiful we find it rather special that, that’s an option for our special occasions. Thank you 10/10
  38. MW

    MatthewW

    Hawaii

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always a great time having dinner at the melting pot
  39. CR

    ChristyR

    Seattle

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing service, seating, food- just loved our experience there and our waitress was super!
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good experience!!!!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

The Melting Pot - Portland is rated 4.4 stars by 2345 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 93 times today
Google Map for The Melting Pot - Portland

Corner of SW 6th Avenue & Main Street, Portland, OR 97204

Additional information

  • Cross street

    SW 6th Avenue & Main Street

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown

  • Hours of operation

    Sat, Sun 3:00 pm–9:00 pm Dinner Mon–Fri 3:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Fondue, Contemporary French / American, Vegetarian

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Covered and secured parking is available directly across the street at 1025 SW 6th Avenue.

  • Public transit

    Conveniently located just three short blocks south of the Pioneer Courthouse Square MAX station.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (503) 517-8960

  • Private party facilities

    The Melting Pot is available for daytime events, seating 20 to 220 guests. We offer the same quality of service and attention to detail to large parties that our restaurant is famous for!

  • Private party contact

    Kelly McNaron- kellymcnaron@gmail.com: (503) 517-8960

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