The Melting Pot

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  • Healthy Portions With An Enormous Pricetag. Restaurant Sticker Shock

    Jan 31, 2008 by coldsteel7 is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Restaurants & Gourmet
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Large portions, great service, interesting concept.
    Cons: Overpriced.

    Summary: I was proud of myself two weeks ago, when I found a coupon for the Melting Pot. The coupon offered a free dessert fondu with the purchase of two meals. That sounded like a great deal, and I've been wanting to try the Melting Pot anyway. I have heard ... read more

  • Ugg... where do I begin

    Dec 31, 2012 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: cool looking atmosphere
    Cons: extremely over priced, budweiser food on a champagne plate

    Summary: This place is way, way over priced for the sub-par food you are served.  We just spent our New Years dinner at the melting pot in Providence.  We were so excited to experience something different.  The New Years Eve Meal consisited of a ... read more

  • The Melting Pot: A unique dining experience pricey but tasty fondue

    Oct 9, 2012 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A fun and relaxing meal, wonderful food, dessert fondue is awesome
    Cons: Expensive, takes a long time to eat

    Summary: The first time someone attempted to explain the concept of The Melting Pot restaurants to me, I thought it sounded absolutely ridiculous. For roughly $100, two people get more food than they can possiibly eat shoved in front of them, and it's served ... read more

  • The Melting Pot - RB

    Jun 17, 2012 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: -Delectibale food
    - Comfy seats
    - No lines for a seat
    Cons: - Expencive
    - Small Tables

    Summary:      There was this restaurant that I see a lot located in NJ, 2 Bridge Avenue, And Red Bank. The parking lot was packed every single night. I thought to myself “I have to know what makes this restaurant so famous!” My parents ... read more

  • i might be only twelve, but i LOVE food!!!!

    Dec 5, 2011 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: good service, nice people, good food.
    Cons: overpriced.

    Summary: i'm a twelve year old jewish girl who's allergic to gluten who lives in the bay-area. it's hard to find fondue, and i love fondue! i go crazy without fondue!! the melting pot was just the place for me... my family and i went to the melting pot in ... read more

  • I don't understand the good reviews. This place is terrible!

    Aug 21, 2011 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Friendly waitress and staff
    Cons: High price, poor quality, safety concerns, and you do the work - why??

    Summary: Customers seem to either love or hate this restaurant, and I vote with the latter.  We just ate at the Naperville, Il. location tonight for my son's 21rst birthday, and what a disappointment it was.  First, the booth was far too tight for 5 ... read more

  • Skip the Entrees!...

    Mar 28, 2011 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: very good cheese fondue, good wine prices, great desserts
    Cons: how good can boiled seafood taste?

    Summary: I've been to the Melting Pot on 2nd Avenue in Nashville both times that I visited the city. The food is very good, but next time, I will do what I observed other tables doing on my 2nd visit - skip the main course!The cheese fondue is great. I ... read more

  • Can't believe all the good reviews

    Mar 13, 2011 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: The desserts were excellent
    Cons: Price
    Taste
    Have to cook your own food
    Service

    Summary: 4 of us went to ther Melting Pot in Burlington, MA last night. We had 7:30 reservations and were seated on time. None of us had been to a Melting Pot before but we all had heard good comments from friends and online. The service was the slowest ever, ... read more

  • Chunky Dunking

    Mar 9, 2011 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A fun night out with your partner, family or friends.
    Cons: Expensive. 

    Summary: The Melting Pot is a great restaurant for a nice night out with your partner, or a fun night out with friends...but it is a pricey night out. One way to offset this expense, albeit a small way, is to become a member of their “Club Fondue” ... read more

  • Horrible, horrible, horrible!

    Jan 21, 2011 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Nothing
    Cons: See above

    Summary:  Below is a letter I sent to the Melting Pot in Louisville, CO, twice.  I also sent them an email asking for the owners contact information, which was never responded to.  Stay as far away from this place as possible!I was ... read more

  • one of our worst dining experiences....ever!

    Oct 10, 2010 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: none
    Cons: where do I begin?

    Summary: My wife absolutely loves fondue, and a new Melting Pot restaurant opened near us recently, so, being the nice guy, decided to take her. At first we were impressed with the decor, and the fancy tables with their own heatplates...We dine out often, from ... read more

  • NOT A PLACE FOR LARGE PARTIES

    Mar 4, 2010 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Unique dining experience, and good tasting food.  I have had better experience in smaller groups.
    Cons: Indicated above.

    Summary: *Be sure to get written confrimation of a reservation, they claimed to not have mine, our party of 9 was placed at a table too small during a very slow time.*Have had good ordering advice on previous visits in small groups, but not with large group - ... read more

  • Forget Customer Service Here

    Feb 13, 2010 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Decent Wine Selection
    Cons: Abysmal customer service.

    Summary:  My husband made reservations for he and I for Valentine's Day, for Saturday night. We arrive and are told they are very busy, and our wait will be an additional 15-20 minutes past our 6:15 time... No problem. We go to the bar.At the bar, we ... read more

  • There is a reason fine steak houses don't boil meat

    Jan 4, 2010 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: The appetizer and dessert were ok if you just came for one or the other.
    Cons: Smell, service, food. There are a lot better resteraunts I would rather spend $125.  

    Summary: I do not spell well so if this bothers you stop reading now. I get it, you like to sit around a table and laugh and talk while stabbing various items and boiling them. For $30 ok but not for the price being charged. The appetizer ... read more

  • Fall From Grace in Portland!

    Dec 14, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good chocolate!
    Cons: Terrible service, commercial atmosphere, and lost its unique appeal.

    Summary: What was once the best romantic night out on the town has now become a commericalized shake-down.  We fell in love with the Melting Pot's cozy, romantic ambience when it was located in an old, renovated house in Cincinnati, and we were ... read more

  • The Melting Pot

    Oct 12, 2009 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Delicious Food! Romantic date!
    Cons: Expensive!

    Summary: The Melting Pot    &nb sp;    &nb sp;  Hearing nothing but good things about The Melting Pot, I decided to take my girlfriend to the restaurant on prom night. Me being picky, usually eating steak off the ... read more

  • The Melting Pot...A Tasty Dinning Experience

    Sep 8, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Scrumptious food, excellent service, tasty desserts and a unique dining experience
    Cons: Very pricey

    Summary: I am not what could be described as a "good eater." My tastes are actually very simple. I love Mexican food and pizza. And, if you have something with cheese in it, I'm sure to like that as well. Oh sure, I enjoy a good steak, but usually only for ... read more

  • Anniverary celebration

    Sep 2, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Delicious flavors of fondue from the beginning to the end.
    Cons: Seated next to a loud family - need something more private

    Summary: My husband and I went to the Melting Pot in Albuquerque, NM last Friday night to celebrate our four year anniversary.  We had never been there before and were referred by several friends.  The meal was delicious.  We added on a celebration ... read more

  • Melting Pot GRATUITY

    Jul 6, 2009 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: The waiter was friendly and attentive.
    The food was OK but nothing spectacular for the price.
    Cons: Costly for the food which you basically "COOK" yourself.
    The gratuity which was shockingly included

    Summary: I am going to start out with a REVISAL of my original review.   I have been in contact with the manager of the restaurant and he has reimbursed me $30 of my tip back to my credit card.  He apologized for the misunderstanding in tacking on ... read more

  • Great for a Special Occasion

    Jan 21, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Atmosphere, Never felt rushed, A whole dining experience, not just a meal
    Cons: Go when they have specials to save $$

    Summary: They opened a Melting Pot restaurant about 30 minutes from where I live, and I couldn't wait to try it.  I checked out the menu online, and it is more expensive than Applebee's, but I feel it is a good value for what you get, especially when you ... read more

  • BIG PROBLEM - GIFT CARDS

    Jan 13, 2009 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Not too much to say except the waitress was friendly.
    Cons: Rude manager that accused of trying to redeem a stolen gift card.

    Summary: Melting Pot has a BIG PROBLEM with their GIFT CARDS and customer courtesy.After dinner last night--which I thought was overpriced for sub-par raw food you cook yourself--the check came. Over $100, no biggy; I have a $75 ... read more

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