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The Melting Pot

80 S 9th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3262
+1 612-338-9900
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“cheese fondue” (49 reviews)
“salad” (35 reviews)
“rice crispy” (4 reviews)
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80 S 9th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3262
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stumbled upon this restaurant on our way to another one - changed our plan as it looked like something the kids might enjoy. (12 yrs and 8 yrs). We all loved the meal and our server was fantastic - seemed very knowledgeable and helped...More

Thank _tdubyts26
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was in town on business with a co-worker and friend and we decided to try out the Melting Pot. It was fun and delicious! We ordered everything from appetizers to dessert and it did not disappoint! The melted cheese was perfectly mixed and the...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Have never had a bad experience at The Melting Pot and the Minneapolis Melting Pot was no exception. Shawn took very good care of us and we really enjoyed the food as usual. The location is right in the center of the downtown area and...More

Thank Traveling1994
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First restaurant I stopped by in Minneapolis and it happened to be by accident. let's just say I don't regret it in the slightest, my experience here was nothing short of amazing. While it is a bit pricey, it was cool to cook your own...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a group of 8 for Saturday evening fun together. Fortunately, my brother-in-law knew we had to have a reservation. We had a great server and the fondue was great too. Do get the 4 course meal $40 to $55 per person. It...More

Thank Paul O
Don S, Public Relations Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

This is just great, thank you!

Reviewed 21 June 2017

The biggest question we had going into this "experience" was, "Is it worth it?". Because it is very spendy. The wife and I spent $200 four our visit, but I'd say it's worth it if it's a special occasion or you're just rich or something....More

Thank Bill S
Don S, Public Relations Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

At The Melting Pot you dine, not eat. It is an experience and you hit the nail on the head! Thank you!

Reviewed 9 June 2017

We had a great time, Kid brought there mom for a surprise birthday dinner. It was our first time, having dinner this way. We found it to be enjoyable. We enjoyed the Desert more than the appetizer or the main course. each couple order different...More

Thank bsnsmn
Don S, Public Relations Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this review!

Reviewed 28 May 2017

A great concept for a family that loves Fondue meals. You must allow at least 2 hours to eat here. We made the mistake of rushing, and feeling like we were becoming part of the melting pot, as we rushed through our meal to get...More

Thank Howard W
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Nice dinner for something different. Excellent drinks, wonderful salad, and delicious cheese and chocolate fondue. The entrée fondues are good and offer a wide variety. It is quite expensive, so be prepared for that, and this is designed to be a relaxing dinner of at...More

1  Thank RobBN
Don S, Public Relations Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We'll take 4 stars, thank you for sharing.

Reviewed 13 May 2017

I went with three other people so a total of 4 us. We have never been there before so it took us nearly over 30 minutes to understand after Benjamin repeated and explain the menu a handful of time. All of us went in on...More

Thank Salika P
Don S, Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Aaaahhhh, Good ole Benjamin! Thank you.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 S 9th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3262
  • 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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