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The Melting Pot - Albuquerque
The Melting Pot - Albuquerque

The Melting Pot - Albuquerque Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.meltingpot.com/albuquerque-nm/specials
  • Phone: (505) 843-6358
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 12:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Fondue
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities:

    The Melting Pot is able to accommodate intimate gatherings to larger affairs, tailored to your desires and expectations. Our Rhone Room can seat 20 guests comfortably, while our Meritage Room can seat up to 54 guests for larger parties.

    For parties of 10 or more we ask that you choose a package from our Party Menu. Pre-selecting your menu will ensure the party runs smoothly and in a timely manner. If any of your guests have food allergies, please bring it to our attention so we can accommodate them.

    We also offer the option of pre-selecting wines to complement your fondue dining experience as we have an extensive wine list. If you do not choose to pre-select beverages, we can run a cash or host bar as you desire. We can also arrange for audio-visual equipment if needed at an additional charge.

    The Melting Pot does not charge room rental fees, however we do require a minimum charge on the final guest check before tax and gratuity.

    For more information: www.meltingpot.

  • Private Party Contact: Aletha Myers-Taylor (505) 843-6358
  • Special Events & Promotions: Go to www.meltingpot.com/albuquerque and select specials and events tab.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Indian School and Uptown Loop
  • Public Transit: For more information check out:

    http://www.cabq.gov/transit/rapidbus3.html
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Large parking lot north of the restaurant.
A word from The Melting Pot - Albuquerque
At The Melting Pot of Albuquerque, fondue becomes a memorable four-course dining experience where you can truly dip into something different. Come discover The Melting Pot’s relaxed atmosphere, private tables, fine wines, attentive service and exceptional fondue dinners. Start with a creamy cheese fondue, then choose one of our delicious fresh salads. Then choose from four flavorful fondue cooking styles and a variety of entrées including filet mignon, lobster, blackened chicken, duck, shrimp, salmon and more. For dessert, enjoy mouthwatering chocolate fondue served with dipping items including fresh strawberries, cheesecake, marshmallows, pound cake and brownies. Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "This was my first time to the Melting Pot. After the recommendation from friends, I would agree with them that the food and experience was tremendous! I will be going back again."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "I love the melting pot it is super yummy everytime we go! We had good service! We do the 4 course dinner and it usually takes atleast 2 hours to eat and go through it all!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "The entire experience was pretty cool, not the norm. The cheese appetizers were really good, entrees were alright, but the chocolate dessert was amazing! Dipping brownies, rice crispy treats, strawberries, and more in a warm melted chocolate with pecans is the chocolate lovers dream! Paired well with the Decoy wine."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "The food and atmosphere was wonderful I will recommend to others and will eat there again to try other selections!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "We were seated at a dual-burner table which was just perfect for the four of us. It allowed us more variety and enjoyment. The food was most excellent and the waiter was awesome. It was our kids first experience at The Melting Pot and they really enjoyed it."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "We have been to the Melting Pot many times before, however, to be honest this time was not quite up to snuff. In the past the waiters always seemed confident and outgoing which was a huge reason we liked going there. They always manage to be friendly yet professional. However, this time our waiter was awkward and very timid. Since the waiter is at your table making fondue quite often, this led to very awkward situations. In the future, it would be very smart to filter them a little bit more through experience."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "My husband took me to the Melting Pot for my birthday. It was great. We had dined there once before when it was still located in Old Town. I knew I had enjoyed it, so I requested to go there again for my birthday. We both thought it was even better this time. I will certainly return and hopefully not wait so long."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "Incredible experience that I can't wait to share with others. The food was excellent, the service was great. The only drawback for us was the whiney child at another table that left shortly after we started. The tables could use a little separation instead of the crammed diner feel."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "This place never let's me down. Price doesn't matter when it comes to food. They have food for vegans , meat , sea food lovers..... You can never go wrong here. It was date night with just my four year old and I. Best part of tonight's dinner I got to take home 6 chocolate covered strawberries because it's my birthday month!!!! Love it."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Went not for a special occasion but just to do something special. We each did their four course special, with pacific rim and fondue fusion entrees and the flaming turtle chocolate. Was delicious. Some of the deserts were a little too sweet with that chocolate, esp the ones already incorporating chocolate like brownie, but the fruits and other stuff were decadent. I love the sauces that came with the entrees. Between date and I we used all of them. Very much a great experience."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Had a birthday dinner for three wonderful ladies. Noted it when I made reservation and that staff we very attentive and offered extras for free for the birthday!! it was a great time."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "We go to Melting Pot for special (and romantic) occasions, several times a year, and have always found the food wonderful and the service attentive but never intrusive. The food is fresh, high quality, well presented, and interesting, and nothing beats the fun of fondue! The service is more intimate than at most restaurants, and the staff friendly and efficient without being too much. The ambiance is calm, quiet, and private, making it a great romantic destination, but is also great fun in a more open setting for a group. The wine list is great, and desert ... well who wouldn't like chocolate dipped everything?"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Everything was excellent. It was a perfect way to celebrate my husband. The food and the service was absolutely wonderful. We were able to spend time together uninterrupted as we don't normally get that kind of alone time. Every time we dine at the Melting Pot it's incredible. We love everything about the place. Thank you for everything and we will be back soon."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Our waiter James was outstanding. He did a great job and made our visit very good. Food was great and it was a great vibe. We will be back for sure!"
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "Overall a fun experience. It was almost too much work, though. The appetizer/cheese, salad and dessert/chocolate are great and just fun. However, I would rather see the main entree come to us cooked."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Although I can see the appeal for some folks, this format was just not right for us. We did not realize the entree was self-cooked (boiled) raw meat, and that really turned off my wife. Also, the amount of food for the price seemed quite small. Service was good, and the quality of the food was also fine. Just not for everyone."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Wonderful food and great service but many servers were interrupting us every few minutes so it was difficult to truly enjoy our rare night out away from children. Our own server did a fantastic job and didn't need the help."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "The service was wonderful. The food was great. Especially enjoyed the tenderness of the duck. The menu has something for everyone's taste. It was an adventure in dining. Enjoyed every minute."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "What a wonderful dining experience. The service was even better, in fact, it was the best! The manager, Tony, was very welcoming and checked on us often. Since it was our 40th wedding anniversary he offered us a complimentary dessert, which we loved . Our server, Nysha (I think that was her name) was very efficient, friendly, and made great recommendations (since it was our first melting pot experience). We definitely recommend The Melting Pot in Albuquerque."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "The food is good but not a primary reason to go. The service was excellent. Its a great place to mix conversation with dinner, especially friendly, informal and/or romantic talk - not so much for business or other serious talk."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "OK so I go to the melting pot about 3 times a year. This time I went the fiesta cheese was off the menu. So we tried the loaded baked potato since there is nothing similar to the fiesta cheese and we are in New Mexico. The baked potato cheese was horrible would never order it again. I usually went just for the cheese portion of the meal and now I don't know if I will be back."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "It was my daughter's birthday and The MP was her choice for dinning that evening. We had a wonderful evening. We even got a free coconut margarita (from the manager) because the waitress (great waitress, by the way) forgot to bring the third plate needed. The Yin Yang Martini was our drink for the evening. A little pricey but well worth it."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "We were in town for a soccer tournament and wanted to take our group of girls (ages 14-15) for a special night out. We were a group of 21 and were able to get 3 tables all near each other. We had 2 waiters and the service was superb. They were very patient with our girls and with us and everyone enjoyed the food immensely and all had a fun time."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Delicious and fun. We take the whole family and always enjoy the experience."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Prompt seating. Clean. Great wine and beverage selection. Wait staff made it fun. Lots of food great eats."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "The food was excellent- the ambiance was perfect as well. Each course was more delicious than the last, and the waiter was very helpful. The location of our table was perfect, quiet and secluded. It was a perfect night out."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "My wife and I have been going to the Melting Pot for the last 7 or 8 years of our 13 anniversaries. We are never disappointed and it has become our anniversary dinner tradition. This is a wonderful, romantic, special occasion type of restraunt. Dress up and don't take the kids!"
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "The Melting Pot was an exquisite dining experience. The secluded booths were very nice and quiet. The dessert is perfect choose anyone with a sweet tooth. I would recommend this to any couple looking for a nice, quiet date. "
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "The only good thing about this place was the dessert. Overpriced and service wasn't the best. We had 2 adults and 2 toddlers and they added gratuity. Maybe our waitress was just unhappy. Wasn't too friendly and when she had to repeat herself on the entree part because we didn't hear her she was somewhat irritated. Hardly came to check on us, only to bring out next entree. I wouldn't recommend this place only if it's to the $5 happy hour dessert. So not worth the money you pay. Very disappointed. "
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "In the top 3 most expensive restaurant in Albuquerque, so be prepared for an expensive bill. Otherwise, it is so a great place. The food is great and so is the atmosphere. "
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Was a good time, enjoyed the experience, great place to celebrate a special occasion!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Food was delicious service was great but entree portions were way too small and price was WAY too high.. Spent over 100 dollars for 2, and had to cook my own food and left still hungry. Was only worth the 1 time visit.."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Over all very pleasant was on a first date nice ambience great service good food "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "We hadn't been to The Melting Pot since moving to the new location and had been meaning to go for some time, finally found the right day and made the reservation. As expected, the food was very good - the spinach artichoke cheese fondue was delicious as was the main course meat selections and of course the chocolate fondue dessert. I guess the only problem I had was eating too much and feeling very very full!"
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Service was extremely subpar, the overall experience was lacking anything that would cause my repeat business. I would not recommend the melting pot to anyone. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "The wait staff and management have been well screened and well trained to deliver customer service that exceeds expectation. I haven't seen dining service so good in all of ABQ; this is Ritz C level. Wait staff was unobtrusive but available. Anticipatory service from order timing to refills on beverages. Someone set standards and management watches. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Perfect venue for a family graduation celebration. Fun and delicious."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "too expensive, and too much food. The service was good and the reservation and seating was good."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "We were there at 6 pm on graduation night. Very busy, but we were seated right away. Our server was fantastic, and the amount of food available was just perfect. Family from out of state (first visit to Melting Pot for them), enjoyed everything. Thanks so much for making their visit memorable."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Took my wife with my teenagers for dinner on Mother's day. Had a great time."
    Dined on 5/11/2014