The Melting Pot - Annapolis
The Melting Pot - Annapolis

The Melting Pot - Annapolis

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.meltingpot.com/annapolis-md/specials
  • Phone: (410) 266-8004
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Fondue
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Our management team is available to help you plan a wonderful event. We provide the perfect atmosphere and experience for your office party, birthday party or your next girls’ night out! We can open for private luncheons for 10 or more guests.

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from The Melting Pot - Annapolis
Fondue is a fun and interactive dining experience - and for more than three decades, The Melting Pot has defined the niche across the American dining scene. At The Melting Pot, fondue truly becomes a memorable four-course dining experience where patrons can dip into something different - and discover all the ingredients for a unique dining experience including a relaxed atmosphere, private tables, attentive service, fine wines and signature fondue dinners.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
The Melting Pot - Annapolis reviews from OpenTable diners
148 reviews since July 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.6
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
98% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (132)romantic (115)good for groups (74)fit for foodies (56)notable wine list (41)late-night find (22)neighborhood gem (22)hot spot (18)kid-friendly (18)great for lunch (8)vibrant bar scene (6)great for brunch (6)scenic view (2)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Great little spot with good food
    Rodman1
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    Enjoyed the food and service. Was a little noisy due to children's party in next room. We would Return as food and service were very good.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great fondues...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 11/20/2014
    we enjoy going to the melting pot for late night dessert or in groups of 4 or more. It has an open atmosphere with very helpful service staff and engaged management. We highly recommend this establishment to anyone that wants to have a unique dining experience with decadent dessert selections.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistanly Good
    amooreVIP
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    The protein cuts are good, the cheese is awesome. It is a bit pricey for the amount you get, and it takes a LONG time, which is the main reason we don't go more often, but we are never hungry when we leave and the food is always good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Date Night!
    HappyBoyfriend
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    I decided to take my girlfriend out to a nice dinner and I'm so glad she picked the Melting Pot! The service was great and we were a bit early for our 715 reservations and they sat us early! The food was great and our waiter was so pleasent and fun. It was such an intimate and romantic setting, she LOVED it. Points for me, thanks Melting Pot ;)!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Over all a great experience!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    We loved our server Jessica - she was fabulous. Very attentive and fun. We only had one complaint: the seats are super low. I felt like the table top was at my neck. I wanted to sit on my feet just to get up high enough to see into the pots in front of me. It was very uncomfortable. However, great job - all the staff was wonderful. Even the manager offered to help us to our car since we had a baby with us and he would have helped carry her car seat. Very nice place! Thanks for making it a memorable experience. Jocelyn Turpin-Anderson
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Perfect!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    My husband and I always enjoy having dinner at the Melting Pot in Annapolis. We like having our birthday and anniversary dinners there. The staff is always very kind and helpful and the overall environment is warm and quiet. The food is beautifully prepared and enjoyable. We love and highly recommend the Melting Pot.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sweet 16 Birthday
    ADW1
    Dined on 11/13/2014
    Our server Shawn was excellent! He made the night special for my daughter. We really enjoyed the evening.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gluten-free heaven!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/12/2014
    They had gluten-free for every course, especially dessert which made me feel very included in the dining process. I could eat everything, rather than being excluded from everything. They had gluten free bread for the cheese dip. They had GF rice krispies, brownies, cake, etc. for dessert. It was wonderful, and we will definitely be back! BTW the noise level button seems broken on this form. The noise was not too loud.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    My Fiance and I wanted to celebrate our engagement somewhere and we chose The Melting Pot. We have the best time and conversation there. We've been to this location at least 5 times and we love it. It's truly our favorite place to eat out and celebrate special occasions. The staff is always wonderful. We've never had a complaint.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We love the Melting Pot
    BKHMD
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    We love the Melting Pot. Drive about an hour and 15 minutes to get to Annapolis. Worth it for Birthdays and Anniversary dinners with my wife! We love to just sit and talk while our food cooks.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great ladies night!
    ChelswVIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    The service was fantastic except for a few missed things and slow drinks it was exceptional! People coming to melting pot go for the food and the experience so I never go in a hurry. It was wonderful as usual!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary Dinner
    poollady
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Awesome dinner. Nice seating for 2. Great service by Danny. Reasonable pricing for what you get. If you want to spend some time enjoying dinner and yourselves this is the place. It is great for a group too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, Fun experience
    GoodTime
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    First time at the Melting Pot. Had A great date with my wife with great food. The waiter was very knowledgeable, & did an excellent job. awesome experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun birthday dinner
    BayGal1954
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    We used a Living Social deal to try out this Melting Pot, but upgraded to a cooking oil and added dessert and a bottle of wine. Plenty of food, even without a salad. We had filet mignon, peppered sirloin, Memphis beef, mushroom pasta pockets (don't remember the official name), salmon and shrimp. Sauces were delicious. Service was excellent! We had fun and weren't rushed. We'll be back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • excellent service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    My most recent experience was excellent. I have been to the melting pot numerous times and the server on this occasion was beyond professional. She provided excellent wine advice and catered to all of our special requests flawlessly.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beat romantic place in Annapolis MD
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    My woman and I go there every year for our anniversary and it's the best place for a special time
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gathering destination
    Badmamma
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    We have a group that meets here whenever we are able to. The service is always excellent and sharing food encourages conversation! They have an excellent happy hour deal with 1/2 off chocolate and cheese fondues and we are always surprised at how little the bill is, don't get to say that often! Grab a group of friends and GO
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Menu and pricing need to be clearer
    Lady
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    It is too difficult to understand exactly what you are paying for. Waiter suggested 3 or 4 servings per pot (we had 2). For three people, dinner was about $200. For $200, the food should be cooked for you. I like melting pot but it will be a once every couple of years kind of place.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wednesday at the Melting Pot
    Needtodineoutmore
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Went to celebrate my daughter's 15th birthday with her friend. Had reservations but looked like they were not needed for there were a number of open booths. Waitress was nice, but a little too chatty for my taste, guess the girls didn't mind though. The food was good and filling, think we ended leaving most of the chocolate course untouched which was a pity. We also brought in cake to blow out candles but did not eat it. Overall, the special occasion went well and I'd recommend this restaurant to others wanting to celebrate a special occasion or have a romantic dinner.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love everything about it!
    jlovedub1017
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    I've been going to Melting Pot at this location since I was in high school (that's over 10 years ago!) Unfortunately, it isn't something I can afford on a regular basis, but I make sure at least once a year to celebrate a birthday or anniversary there with my hubby, or partake in the Ladies Night Out. This particular time was a date night for my birthday- we were sat at one of the cozy booths for two, which was perfect! The only bad part about the night was the screaming kid on the other side of the restaurant that did not stop crying the entire time we were there! Also, I remember a couple years ago for my birthday being brought a piece of cheesecake with our chocolate course, but we didn't even have cheesecake bites on our dipper plate :(
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wined and dined
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    we have a lovely time at the melting pot. It was our first time there and our server Patrick was outgoing, energetic, and very patient. We will return soon for round two of fondue!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding Service & Food
    theGREENSTREETS
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    I would love to take the time to really acknowledge a staff member there. Our waitress's name was Chelsea. Chelsea did an outstanding job at making our fifteenth wedding anniversary both romantic and fabulous. We will definitely be spending more romantic evenings and group entertainment nights with your restaurant. We also will be personally requesting Chelsea for our future engagements there.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great service
    ox911kid
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Great service from all of the wait staff. Very personable and fun to interact with. And all backed by a very professional and curtious manager.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service
    binderz
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    We had a wonderful waitress who has been here for 12 years. She was very knowledgeable and helpful. She also laughed at my husband's teasing (which is a plus because it was his birthday). We really like this place!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Family Fun
    Funmom
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The Melting Pot in Annapolis is a nice and fun place to be with family and friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Cozy delicious dining
    PickyEater
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    A wonderful place to eat especially for those who like cheese. Very nice and cozy atmosphere. One small problem was light shades over the table. As a result I was looking at the actual light bulb and it was too bright for me
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • PERFECT
    Gabrielquinones
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Absolutely phenomenal, I hadn't been since I was a little kid but recently I took my girlfriend out on a romantic date to The Melting Pot and I'd do it again in a heartbeat. Excellent service, food, and atmosphere highly recommend for anyone looking for a great place to eat and experience somthing new.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Thoroughly Enjoyed Our Evening
    stillsmiling
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    We were there to celebrate my friend's 60th birthday. She had never been to a fondue restaurant before. Our waitress, Chelsea, was excellent and extremely knowledgeable. The food was delicious and we had a wonderful time. It was quiet because it was a weeknight. I don't know how noisy it could be if they were busy. But it's booth seating - very private.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Exotic dining
    Dave
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    A good place for "date-night" that combines an intimate feeling with energetic foodie experience.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love it here!
    Michelleeee
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We were able to get the same waiter as before, Danny. Hes so great! made sure we had everything we needed and was able to recommend great new food to us. Tried the lobster this time and it was amazing! great wine and drinks too! thanks for blowing us away again! Can't wait to come back! :)
    Special Features:
    hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Evening
    TigerLSU
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    My husband and I went on a double date this past weekend. The food was good, and our server was great. However, the hostess was a little rude. She took my name and then didn't say anything to me for several minutes while she talked to others. She didn't clearly indicate if I should step to the side, or stay right there. She was talking to other customers and staff. She didn't acknowledge that I was standing right in front of her. It started the night off with a bad feel. Once we were seated, the night was much better. Overall, it would be a place I would go again.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Anniversary
    Greatexperience
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    My wife and I had our first date here give years ago. We have since relocated and haven't been back since. This past visit marked our one year wedding anniversary which also happened to be the day of our first date. To say the least our expectations were met and then some. We were able to sit at the same table and they even had the same wine that we experienced on our first date. Food was excellent and service was fantastic!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service
    SplOcasion
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Made our reservation on line; no wait. Our server Deanna, was great. She had great suggestions and was very attentive. The room was a little dark but the booth was cozy. We had a fun meal.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great food great time
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013VIP
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    The cheese, main, and dessert were all amazing! We took the suggestion from the staff to add the crunchy peanut butter to the turtle desert....WOW...!!! :) Impeccable service, and w half off wine on Thurs... How can you beat it!!? Thx for making my friends bday a great one!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • good experience
    nyny
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    not for the lazy! everytime we go here, atleast one party near our table is confused by the way fact that you cook your own food. it's not a normal restaurant where you sit down and order food off of a menu. read about how fondue works before you go
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent as usual
    Roxy83
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We absolutely adore the Melting Pot. Our service has always been amazing, the food delicious, and the drinks good! Do yourself a favor and try it out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always fun
    medamom
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Went for the sons 9th birthday. Always a fun time. Everyone had a great meal and was full.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Must try!
    troysmom
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    It might seem like work because you have to cook your meat but it does not take much time at all and you get fresher food this way. I think this is a meal we must try. It is not the cheapest but well worth the experience. Great for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrific!
    Lovefondue2
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Food is always awesome. Service is always excellent. Love the uniqueness of the restaurant. Kept my kids busy and excited about eating.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A fun night
    Beachbwve
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    It takes about 2.5 hours to get through the four course meal, so dinner alone is a date. We took our time and savored the food, which made for a fun evening. Couldn't do it every Saturday!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic