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About Urban Fondue

Urban Fondue offers a unique perspective to fondue dining. From the indulgent cuisine, and boldly delicious and extensive martini selections, to the chic and smoldering decor and expert and personable service, Urban Fondue is a feast for the senses. Enjoy house made cheese fondue, succulent meat entrees cooked "fondue" style and delectable dessert fondues accompanied with side dishes such as polenta and grilled artichokes.

2114 NW Glisan Street
Portland, OR 97210
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Fondue, Northwest

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
21st

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(503) 242-1400

Website:
http://www.urbanfondue.com/

Catering:
Full service catering available. Menu includes Northwest influenced cuisine. Fondue catering also available.

Parking Details:
Street parking. There is a parking garage at 23rd NW Flanders ( 2 Blocks up 1 block over..

Executive Chef:
Kevin Kennedy

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Join us this season for new traditions. We have the perfect space for your holiday occasions; whether you’re hosting an intimate gathering or a company party, we can accommodate you. Cozy booths, a thoughtful menu and warm fondue are all you’ll need this season.

Urban Fondue Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.3

ambience

4.2

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

87% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (37)
Good for a Date (36)
Romantic (31)
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Good for Birthdays (28)
Fun (25)
Good for Anniversaries (25)
Creative Cuisine (20)
Cozy (19)
Good for Groups (19)
Happy Hour (19)
Worth the Drive (18)
Handcrafted Cocktails (17)
Quiet Conversation (15)
Fit for Foodies (13)
Casual (12)
Neighborhood Gem (11)
Comfort Food (10)
Kid-friendly (9)
Pre/post Theatre (9)
Late-night Find (7)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Authentic (5)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Healthy (5)
Hot Spot (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
People Watching (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Seasonal (4)
Great for Lunch (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Business Meals (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Organic (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Great Beer (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (New England)·Dined 3 days ago

I really wish the tables weren’t as cramped... very good food and service though!!

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 (Portland)·Dined 5 days ago

Service is slow and for what you get it’s expensive

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Portland)·Dined on February 11, 2018

An unforgettable experience. I recommend ordering the Fondue Experience. Allow plenty of time!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Gluten Free Options, Fun, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Portland)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Our server Tamara was amazing and accommodating; best place for service

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 (Portland)·Dined on February 11, 2018

The server did not pay much attention to our table at all and even forgot our drink refills which we never ended up receiving. Luckily the person in charge was doing her best to make our experience worth it. Favorite of all had to be the dessert!

Tags: Late-night Find, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We took our three girls there for our daughter’s 10th birthday they had a great time the service was amazing so friendly so sweet to arc girls would totally recommend it I’d love to go back with just my husband for date night and more drinks cocktails were great Lotta fun

Tags: Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Romantic, Kid-friendly, Gluten Free Options, Cozy
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 (Portland)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Great service and atmosphere. Fun, memorable evening with family.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for a Date, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Portland)·Dined on February 9, 2018

The service was amazing! The food was delicious! We left happy and full!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Kid-friendly, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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food5
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 (Portland)·Dined on February 8, 2018

As always, Urban Fondue delivers. The fondue choices are delicious—every one. This time around we tried the marionberry cheesecake fondue for dessert, which was yummy. Of course the various cheese fondues are always our favorite.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fun, Comfort Food
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 (Portland)·Dined on February 4, 2018

I had read some not so good reviews on Google and I have to say, I have no idea what those people were talking about because my wife and I had a wonderful experience. The food was excellent and I loved that I had to cook my own meats in delicious broths. The bacon and asparagus gouda fondue was to die for and so was the marionberry cheesecake dessert. All the meats that we had cooked in the broth was sooooo good and fresh. I would definitely love to come back and highly recommend anyone take their dates there. Thanks guys for the awesome service, friendly waiters, and delicious food.

Tags: Fun, Kid-friendly, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies
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 (Portland)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Amazing food and excellent service! Really enjoyable experience.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, People Watching, Comfort Food, Romantic
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 (Portland)·Dined on February 3, 2018

I would not recommend for a full dinner. It took over 3 hours. Way too long for a dinner. I would go back only for an appetizer or dessert. Not satisfied with the pace of service.

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (Portland)·Dined on February 2, 2018

It was very good

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 (Portland)·Dined on January 20, 2018

I was very excited to spend date night at this restaurant but after my experience I will not be back.

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 (Portland)·Dined on January 20, 2018

We enjoyed a fabulous birthday dinner for my best friend! The food, drinks and atmosphere were perfect!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Super friendly staff and very accommodating! The food and drink here are amazing but our waiter took everything to another level. This place is hard to get into, but well worth the advance planning required!

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Happy Hour
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Food was tasteless. The seafood wasn’t fresh. The noise level was too loud (sounded like a packed sports bar). For the price, an overall regrettable experience.

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 (Portland)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Urban Fondue is hands down our favorite place to go on a date. Definitely make sure that you make a reservation if you come since they often are booked and can’t accept walk ins. Fantastic food, friendly staff, reasonable prices. It’s worth the drive and struggle to find parking.

Tags: People Watching, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Hot Spot, Happy Hour, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Romantic, Late-night Find, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 14, 2018

All of the food is amazing !!

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 (Portland)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Always fun to fondue. Everyone gets what they want. Service very good. Kinda pricey. For 4 of us it was $167, including tip. And we only got 3 entrees instead of 4. The only other issue is that it wasn't clear that each entree came with veggies, so we ordered a veggie entree and ended up with way more veggies and not enough meat. Next time we'll know better.

Cheese and chocolate fondues are exceptionally yummy.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Wife and went for our anniversary. The staff were helpful in picking out broth that would work with our main dish choices. We got the happy hour special which included the cheese fondue, main course, and desert chocolate fondu for two. It was a great value. Was a little to dark to read the menu, but we just used our phones as a flashlight.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 10, 2018

Always great service and great food. Restaurant isn't huge but can fit groups of 2 to 12 ish.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Organic, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Authentic, Fun, Good for Groups
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Rene helped me put together a special evening for my fiancé’s birthday. I brought a few special items ahead of time and he was fully prepared to present them according to our plan. The pacing of the dinner was perfect so that we were always engaged but never rushed. He was a wonderful part of the meal and my date and I had lots of time to share the food and talk.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 6, 2018

amazing food and service, the staff accomadated my uber cheese picky hubby and helped us celebrate our 10yr anniversary In style with a complementary champagne toast

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 (Portland)·Dined on January 5, 2018

The only thing that would have made the night perfect would have been sitting at a booth instead of a table, because there’s not enough room.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 5, 2018

This is one of my daughter's favorite places to eat, especially with her girlfriends, so when she invited me to join her I was excited to try it out. We arrived during the Happy Hour and had the Fondue​ Experience. The booth seating is ridiculously low and should be boosted up, it's awkward​ and uncomfortable. The wait staff was attentive and friendly. The cheese​ and bread fondue​​ was good, we got the smoked cheddar. However, the Fin and Shellfish plate I ordered was SUPER fishy smelling and the oysters were inedible. They were apologetic​ and brought more tortellini​ and veggies and removed the seafood. By the time dessert arrived, I had an upset stomach. It was fine, and maybe a 20-somethings idea of a great place to eat but I just wasn’t a fan.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 3, 2018

The fondue was great - the problem was our scatterbrained server. By the end of the evening, she'd discounted both our bottles of wine because they didn't have what we wanted in stock. She kept forgetting things, and it seemed like they may have been understaffed.

Tags: Good for Groups, Fun
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We had a reservation and arrived about 5 minutes early since it was New Year's Eve. The hostess told us the wait would be just a couple of minutes. They ended up making us wait 30 minutes after our reservation time to be seated. The tables are so close together that we could barely walk through without tripping over other peoples chairs. The waiter was nice, friendly and helpful at least. The food was OK but definitely not worth the $200+ that we paid for 2 entrees and dessert plus drinks. The melting pot fondue restaurant at least is worth the price tag because they give you decent portions and the food tastes way better than Urban Fondue.

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 (Portland)·Dined on December 30, 2017

My grandkids and I look forward to our after Christmas get together. We love the cheese and desert fondue. I can't wait until next year. I do get together with my kids for happy hour next door. Love this place if you have not been its a must go to!!!!!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Late-night Find, Good for Groups, Cozy, Romantic
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 (Portland)·Dined on December 30, 2017

we have been going here for over 13 years and have never been disappointed.

Tags: Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 29, 2017

The food was excellent. The negative, however, was we arrived early for our reservation, but had to wait 45 minutes to be seated because the previous party at "our" table would not leave. The hostess was kind and apologetic, but no concession was offered - Not even a free drink while we waited.

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 (Portland)·Dined on December 28, 2017

The booth seats sit too low for the table. Other than that, it was good.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Casual
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 (Portland)·Dined on December 27, 2017

It's a very casual and comfortable space, filled with good vibes and awesome music and would definitely come back again

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 (Portland)·Dined on December 26, 2017

The cheese course and dessert were divine. Our water glasses sat empty for 10 minutes. It took 15 minutes to get a glass of wine after it was ordered. Staff was friendly and pleasant but slow.

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 (Portland)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Delicious food! Our server was helpful and informative, he also made the whole experience fun! Would go back again and again!

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 (Portland)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We went for a family dinner for Christmas Eve and the waiter explained everything to us so well and encouraged us to order the fondue experience and what is included. Everything arrived timely and efficiently. The atmosphere was very comfortable and relaxing. And the best surprise of all was the amount of food for the cost; we were so happy we went and after looking at the total even happier. We will definitely go back again

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 (Portland)·Dined on December 23, 2017

A very fun place to eat and well worth the price. The service was great and so was the food.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Casual, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Portland)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Excellent food, excellent atmosphere. As with similar places, the cheese fondue is always my favorite part; the selections we sampled put other restaurants of similar caliber to shame. Great cocktails and great service rounded out a delightful and delectable experience.

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 (Portland)·Dined on December 21, 2017

The dining experience at Urban Fondue that I enjoyed last night was, bar none, the very best I ever had. We had an excellent waiter but every member of the staff made us feel welcome and looked after. From frequent refills on the delicious cucumber water to timely refills of the fresh and tasty bread cubes, each and every moment and every single mouthful was just exceptional. We will be back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Great Beer, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on December 17, 2017

We come here every year near Christmas.

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