The Melting Pot - Arlington TX
The Melting Pot - Arlington TX

The Melting Pot - Arlington TX

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.meltingpot.com/arlington-tx
  • Phone: (817) 472-9988
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner:
    Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 3:30pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
    Closed Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Fondue, Vegetarian / Vegan
  • Executive Chef: Jake Rankin
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Personalized options are available. Contact a manager for more details.
  • Special Events: The first Tuesday of every month is Ladies' Night Out with a four-course menu for $30 per person and you can enjoy regular wine and beer dinners featuring four-course menus of palate pleasing pairings. Join Club Fondue to receive priority notification, exclusive invitations, and complimentary chocolate-covered strawberries! http://bit.ly/ICS3oS

    Host your next celebration in the private party room or inquire about exclusive restaurant access. For parties of ten or more, a custom preset menu will be arranged at a comparable per person price. Visit the Large Party section of the website for more details.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Matlock & I20
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Handicap spaces available in front.
A word from The Melting Pot - Arlington TX
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 Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
The Melting Pot - Arlington TX reviews from OpenTable diners
104 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.6
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
98% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (91)romantic (86)fit for foodies (37)good for groups (27)notable wine list (22)late-night find (18)hot spot (16)kid-friendly (15)neighborhood gem (11)great for brunch (6)vibrant bar scene (6)great for lunch (5)scenic view (4)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Enjoyable experience.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/23/2014
    I had been to several Melting Pot restaurants before, but my mother had never been. We enjoyed a wonderfully fresh salad and a variety of meats for a late lunch/early dinner. She really enjoyed her experience (and, of course, I did), and wants to return again....especially to experience the dessert menu. We were too stuffed to have dessert this time. We will return again. Very nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Thank you!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We love it for a date night
    thellamabaron
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    We did the romance package which included roses, rose petals, and the four course meal with lobster. With desert, we asked for only bananas and strawberries, and it was delicious. We've consistently had good food and service here over the years.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for special occasions
    LilSelf
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Wonderful place to celebrate birthdays and anniversaries! Good food and great staff.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A bday dinner for a picky 15yr old
    TotallyYummy
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    We arrived to friendly understanding staff (we were late) and a lovely ambience.We were seated immediately. My kid was impressed from the get-go. The cheese/appetizers portion was phenomenal (kid's fave),the chicken breast and vegetarian entrees were fantastic (the vegetarian option even impressed a devout carnivore), and the chocolate ending was to die for. We highly suggest the caramel/toffee and smores chocolate fondues.Our waiter who I believe was either named Josh or John (?) was the absolute best he walked my guests through the whole decision process, tended to us diligently,was prompt without rushing us,and was lovely enough to put a candle on the brownie for my kid.He is a dream waiter.Highly recommend this place!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • That one person.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    The dining was fabulous, from the rose pedals on the table to the 4 course meal and excellent manager. EXCEPT FOR ONE-the server we had was terrible, my girlfriend and i relied on the staff passing by our enclosed table. she showed up for our main courses, then during dessert. WHICH reminds me, we buffed our desserts with the promotion at the time- which included cheesecake and various assorted treats. My girlfriend ordered the caramel and i- the blackberry. Our server shows up serving our dessert- she informs me that they were out of caramel cheesecake- I request either a regular slice or a slice with some caramel drizzle on it, she said it was possible- So 15 minutes later no cheesecake- so we asked for the check and left. Night ruined.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great experience!!
    LoversLane
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    We went for a date night and we had a great time. We sat at booth #13 on Lover's Lane. It was a great night!!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Review
    Luv2dine
    Dined on 11/5/2014
    Never been, however, it was a great experience! Waitress was knowledgeable and very helpful. I would recommend to friends.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beer & Fondue
    Tojo
    Dined on 10/30/2014
    My husband & I enjoy our dining. Manager Dave is great, always friendly, makes you feel very comfortable & meets your needs at his Restaurant. Every time we dine at the Arlington Highlands Melting Pot is has always been excellent. Great servers & food. Also Lance is a great assistance manager. I thing if anyone that dines at a Melting Pot go to the one Arlington Highlands it is the best. Olga D. Harrison.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • it was great going back again!!!
    foodtastic
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    the food was excellent I Recommend the dessert fondue because it has white chocolate and is really good. It is a very relaxed atmosphere and the waiters are real real real nice. I recommend this spot to anybody who loves finger lickin food!!!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • widget
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Was good...a little dark...tables were too small for all 4 courses...price a little high
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • special night out
    chivalryisstillalive
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    We are so tired of those places which freeze you so much you just want to leave quickly (that's why they do it!), the music so loud you raise your voice to be heard by people at the same table, and servers who just want to hustle you in and hustle you out. This place is completely opposite in every one of those aspects. We enjoyed the QUIET atmosphere, the privacy of each table, and the low-noise level with really great jazz music. The servers have to know how to present, prepare at table, and explain all the steps of fondue. We've been here twice within one month, a family gathering then a special night out for two. Both servers were friendly and knowledgeable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect
    Hbrosette
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    This was our 3rd time at The Melting Pot! We absolutely love it! We have loved everything we have eaten there. We get a different cheese and different chocolate each time we go! It's a perfect romantic get away! We love the small, dim lit, booths! We will continue to come time after time!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    We had a truly amazing experience. Every time we go to the Melting Pot we are not disappointed. The waiter provided great service, the food is great, and the atmosphere is perfect for a romantic evening with your special someone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious and Great Service!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    My sister and I went for her 30th birthday and it was so nice! Food was great and our waiter was fantastic!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 2nd time very romantic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    I took my fiance for the first time and we had a nice romantic evening out. The drinks were outstanding and "Lovers' Lane" absolutely nice scenery! We will be returning!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • good food but pricey
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Food was great but expensive. server was very knowledgeable.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Netra Finley
    Cantgetenough
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    As always, I love this place.Great place for couples night out! You get so much food but you do not realize it until your full. I love to see my husband so stuffed at the end of the meal.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Disappointed
    MrsG3
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    My husband and I went to Melting Pot for our anniversary. Everything started out great, but then our main dish came and the server had put it in wrong. We asked for extra chicken instead of pork and they gave us extra steak.When I said something to her, she acted like I should just be happy I got extra steak. I explained how I wanted the chicken I ordered and she seemed to be annoyed. Twenty minutes later the manager brought over a plate of non-seasoned chicken. I was supposed to get the tomato basil chicken. We ran out of dipping sauce during our meal and never saw our waitress for the remainder of our meal. We finally asked for her and she came back still extremely annoyed with us. Overall this was a horrible experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Happy anniversary !
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    The melting pot was a great place to spend our anniversary. I was very pleased with the ultimate package it was very nice. The food service and staff were all excellent. I will definitely go again.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good
    jess1234
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The service was excellent and the experience was different. I went on a date with my boyfriend there and we enjoyed very much. Also the portion size is not small so you're getting a much as you pay for.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fondue!
    happytexan
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    I usually get the crave combo, which is the cheese course, salad, and chocolate course. The entrées are mediocre, take too long to cook, and expensive, but the combo is great. I dislike the way they refill your dippers, however. They say they will refill your dippers as long as you still have fondue in your pot, however they bring out four individual marshmallows or a tiny plate containing a few small pineapple tidbits. Each of your party takes one and you still have half a pot of fondue left before the server has even left the table. They ask if you would like anything else. Ten minutes later, they return with another tiny quantity of whatever. You finally leave with a ton of fondue wasted because you don't want to wait around all day.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice date spot
    Happyeating
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Food is good, not great, as is the case for all fondu places. But the ambience and service is top notch. Many private, romantic booths if that is your desire.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Love this place. Great service, and everyone is very friendly.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful ambience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    We had a wonderful time at the melting pot. Our service was great and the food Devine.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Melting Pot is for the adventurous
    Angelfire
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Husband and I took advantage of the Parents Night Out offer, in collaboration with nearby KidsPark; granting free new registration and 10% off childcare, along with a 20% off dinner. We had not tried the Melting Pot for a date night and had not tried KidsPark because of the registration fee; we reasoned that if our son and daughter did not like it, we would have needlessly paid for essentially a membership. Dinner was fun, due to our sharp server Lisset. We had four courses that were good; the Alpine cheese and entrées especially so. Our fondue was like what you find in Switzerland. You cook the main yourself and server is very involved in your meal. If that and sounds/scents of cooking around you is not your thing, dine elsewhere.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, Great Service
    Foodie4life
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    My husband took me for my birthday dinner. It was our first time going so we had no idea what to expect. The restaurant has a very quiet romantic ambience. The waiter was very helpful explaining the fondue menu and dinner selections. We chose the 4 course meal to experience all Melting Pot had to offer. They prepared the cheese fondue tableside and our salads were delicious. We were surprised we had to cook our own food but we enjoyed the experience. The dessert fondue of creme Brule and turtle chocolate was delicious. I will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Date Night!
    GOFFZ
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    This is the perfect place for a date night with your significant other. The dining tables are private, quiet, proper lighting, cozy and just overall allow for a good mono-y-mono time. In addition, the whole fondue is a great cooking experiences and makes for a great time and for good conversation! I will definitely be taking my girlfriend back there again :)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service Disappointing
    Potter
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    A restaurant should always be prepared for a large crowd. My wife and I had reservations for a Sunday at 7:00 p.m. on Labor Day weekend. We were seated and then left unattended for long periods of time between courses. The wine did not arrive until the second course. Inexcusable! Although the management did an admirable job trying to deal with the large number of people, my wife and I were there -- and the restaurant knew it -- to celebrate our 47th wedding anniversary. The lack of attention was a disappointment. Would I go back? Yes. For a special occasion? No.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Perfect, as always
    Oof4
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    The Melting Pot in Arlington has been my daughter's pick for her birthday dinner and special occasions for 3 years. Every time without fail, without fail, we receive the best service and wonderful food each and every time!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Yummyness Everytime
    ProPhotogal
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Can't go wrong when choosing to go to The Melting Pot. There are times, I crave fondue and It satisfies that craving every time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Eat here for good stuff
    Komraa
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Great place for couples and friends. Small intimate dining tables.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Great, very romantic. Waiter did talk fast, sometimes hard to understand. But was very helpful.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Really great experience.
    mirreece
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Very unique dining experience. Food was delicious and there were so many options. We got a really great deal on a 3 course meal and the 2 person booth had a very private feel. I'm certainly coming back with a group of friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Experience
    lovethemeltingpot
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    It was my first time going and it was an amazing experience. Very intimate and romantic setting. My fiance loved it and we will definitely recommend the restaurant to all of our friends. Our waiter was the best and he was very kind and made our experience even better. Everything was just perfect.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • amazing night
    dano
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Took my wife here for our 2nd anniversary it was amazing. The ambiance and staff were great. The food is amazing and the experience is even better.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome
    Mmwhitley75115
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    We love this Melting Spot! The food is amazing and the staff is very friendly
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great - As always!
    DMullert
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We always enjoy The Melting Pot. The food is great; fondue lends itself for a lengthy dinner which is nice for conversations. The service was great.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Lovely!!!
    Love2Eat
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    This place was better than expected all the way down to great customer servoce
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary
    foodlover
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    My honey and I love love loved the atmosphere and the secluded section we had while celebrating our 11th year anniversary. The different items were so tasty and the dessert was awesome. We will be going back again.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Melting pot date
    Lorraine
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    I took my girlfriend here on Friday and had an amazing experience. Food was brought out timely, and the waiters were awesome! I'm definitely glad to say I'll be coming back:)
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.