The Melting Pot - Bethlehem
The Melting Pot - Bethlehem

The Melting Pot - Bethlehem

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.meltingpot.com/bethlehem/specials
  • Phone: (484) 241-4939
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:00 - 11:00, Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Fondue
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Please contact the restaurant for more information.
  • Private Party Contact: Aubrey Straton, fonduebethlehem@gmail.com 4842414939

Getting there

  • Cross Street: New Street
  • Public Transit: Bethlehem Transportation Center located at Broad and Guetter Streets.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: There is pay station parking in the Broad St lot at the corner of Broad and Long St, just East of the restaurant, at a rate of $0.75 per hour. Also, there is metered parking along Broad St in front of the restaurant. All meters require $0.25 per 15 minutes and have a Credit Card feature along Broad St only. Our restaurant is happy to provide change if needed. There are also 2 parking garages within walking distance for $0.75 per hour. The garage addresses are 33 W Walnut St OR 75 W North St.
A word from The Melting Pot - Bethlehem
The Melting Pot offers an extraordinary dining experience that you won't find at any other restaurant. Here, you'll discover all the ingredients to a perfect evening, including a relaxed atmosphere, private tables, attentive service, fine wines & cocktails, as well as fabulous four-course fondue dinners. No matter what the occasion, from a romantic date to a get together with friends, meetings, or large groups, The Melting Pot always provides fun & lasting memories. Make reservations today & come dip into something different.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
The Melting Pot - Bethlehem reviews from OpenTable diners
131 reviews since July 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.5
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
97% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (106)romantic (87)good for groups (70)fit for foodies (45)neighborhood gem (25)hot spot (22)notable wine list (20)late-night find (17)kid-friendly (12)great for lunch (7)great for brunch (3)vibrant bar scene (2)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Great Experiences
    Mikedawg89
    Dined on 11/20/2014
    My wife and I had one of our first dates here and we've been going back ever since. Special occasions, or just because... Great restaurant. Great time, every time.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place to come for date night
    Eat2live
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    Come here all the time but unfortunately had first time bad service from server.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Melting Pot Review
    LexiFost
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Me and my girlfriend went for our 2nd anniversary. The food was good as always and I asked for flowers on the table, and they did that for me. Their was endless fondue when we went and it was fantastic. Everything was perfect, except our waiter seemed a little rushed. Our reservation was for 8:30, but they didnt see I asked for the 'lovers lane' in my reservation. So I waited until 9:30 and then we got seated. By 10:45 our waiter was seeming to rush us and come back to our table every 5 minutes to hurry us along, but he also had another table that just got there at about 10:30. Other than that, it was completely perfect.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place
    KidsComeFirst
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    The melting pot was incredible! Our family had the best time! Not only was the food amazing but the service was outstanding! My 10 year old son and 12 year old daughter finally had a meal where they didn't argue! They were having so much fun making and eating their food. The food was beyond delicious, great quality. Loved all the condiments. Our waiter was so nice and efficient. Yes it is a little pricey, not so much for the food but more so for sodas and kids drinks. However, the entire night was organized so well, just a REALLY excellent night out for our family!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Nice Night
    Mbo04
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    My husband and I dined at Melting Pot on Tuesday evening. We were in "Lover's Lane" so it was very quiet for most of the dinner. The food was great as always. Our server was very friendly, but a little on the slow side. We were there for 3 hours and it wasn't because we ate that much food! :) Overall, I always enjoy my meals at Melting Pot and will plan to return again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/3/2014
    Our server Carla was very personable and a gem to have through our dining experience. The food was delicious, and our party was totally relaxed and unrushed through the whole night. A good relaxing night out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great treat for the tastebuds!
    Thebestdining
    Dined on 11/3/2014
    My wife and I dine here about every six months and we have never had a meal that did not exceed our expectations, the service has been consistently great and they make you feel special.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun and Filling
    mbfoto
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    This is a fun restaurant that doesn't skimp on the food. Really great dining for a group.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food. Waiter was awesome.
    Dru912
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    We went on Halloween and the waiter was dressed as a lumber jack. He was very friendly and always there to help. Food is really good for the price.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sandra Birthady Party
    Big65Sandra
    Dined on 10/30/2014
    It was my wife's 65th Birthday celebration and she just loved everything about her special night. The roses, the food, the company and the waitress were everything she had hoped it would be. Thanks for a wonderful memory filled evening.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We have been to this location many times. The server we got was only on his second night on the floor he said and it showed. Times in between cheese and salads and entree were way too long. Our drinks were empty for a while and I had to ask to get more drinks for us. Just disappointed with the service!!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good, but expensive...
    TsalicRose
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We made our reservation for 4:45 and got there about 15 minutes early, but they were very accommodating and seated us immediately. The man who greeted us was very polite and enthusiastic about this visit being our first, as he showed us to our private table. Our waiter was just as kind and enthusiastic to be serving us. The food was fantastic, and it was truly a new and interesting dining experience for us, I even tried some new foods, and it was a delight. Bacon and Gorgonzola fondue, followed by the Pacific Rim with the Mojo, and the classic chocolate and peanut butter for dessert. The only drawback was the price of it all, being around $40+ per person for the 4 course dining experience, it's definitely a once in a while indulgence.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous Experience
    crnp2001
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Great all-around time! Based on last time, my 12 year old son requested to go there with me. It was outstanding in every way. I worried that being seated near the bar would be too noisy, but it was fine. Mike was our waiter & one of the best that we've ever had. It was easy making the online reservation and seeing what was available. I am usually dairy/gluten-free, but there were enough food choices for me. The white-chocolate pumpkin fondue was amazing! Parking was available in the local lot, but figuring it out was a challenge. It's unfortunate that one has to purchase a $20 amt. up-front (with credits). They need more street meters accepting credit cards. However, that is not the fault of the restaurant, but the city.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great dining experience!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    The whole evening was wonderful, food, service and atmosphere. if i had to pick at least one negative, it would be prices of your speciality drinks. sangria glass is way small n filled with too much ice. you get like 2-3 sips n glass is empty. for $9 bucks.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday fun!
    mrsfenon
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Everytime of of our girlfriends has a birthday this is where we go! It's amazing and we all share bottles of wine! 5 stars!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    we celebrated our 16th wedding aniversary and it was a really nice night. we really liked the resturant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • First time is a charm!
    SirNigel33
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    First experience for me but not for others in group. Highly enjoyable; management and waiter made us feel special. Knowledge of food and beer selection was impressive. Will definitely be coming back soon. Bar was more than I expected - didn't expect it to be so nice.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fun eating experience.
    Buddy27
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    For a fun eating experience out with friends and family I would highly recommend the Melting Pot.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect night out!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    It was my husband and I's first wedding anniversary & his first time dining at the melting pot. We had an awesome time & everything was literally perfect from start to end. We both agreed as we were eating our dinner, we would come every year for our anniversary. We will try to go back soon. It is one of our favorite places to go! Excellent!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overrated
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We were a little disappointed. It was fun and interesting but we would not return. The drinks were good but the food wasn't. It was hard to tell what you were eating because the cooking styles and dipping sauces were overwhelming. The flavors all sort of ran together.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Girls Night Out
    happygirl
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Recently, my 16-year old daughter, my daughter-in-law, and I went to the Melting Pot for girls night out. What an enjoyable time we had! Our waiter, Zach, was attentive and very personable. He and the other wait staff were quick to replace drinks and remove empty plates, although we never felt rushed by anyone. Dinner was delish from the appetizers to the dessert. Although we were a little confused about ordering, we felt better after Zach nicely explained our choices. We had the cheddar cheese dip for the appetizers, and the flaming turtle for dessert. We had both the Classic and the Seafood entrees at our table, and we enjoyed both. Dinner lasted 2 leisurely hours. Thanks for a delightful evening!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unique Experience
    Schnitzelboy
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    It used to be that every newly married couple was given a fondue pot among their wedding presents. Most sat unused until the couple decided to split and have a yard sale of their communal property. It turns out those fondue pots can conjure up some pretty tasty meals. The word "fondue' usually corresponds with thoughts of melted cheese but it is much more than just that gooey repast. Dinners at the Melting Pot generally start with a melted cheese course, but it is so much better than the cheap wine and Swiss cheese infused gloppy mess most of us are familiar with. The main course and dessert were even better. Delicious bits of steak and fish cooked communally to your particular preferences.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • EXCELENT
    Gr8place
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    First time here was little nervous but our server Mike was outstanding and explained everything!! Will definetly be going back!!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    VERY NICE ROMANTIC PLACE TO EAT. CHICKEN WAS A LITTLE OVER SPICED, BUT OTHER WISE, FOOD WAS REALY GOOD
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • So Romantic!
    Cindy711
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    My Husband and I come here to eat every year for our Wedding Anniversary, and look forward to dining here all year long. The lovers lane is so Romantic. The food is fantastic and service is great! Can't wait till next year!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dissatisfied
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Despite having a reservation my wife and I were forced to sit in the noisy bar area. Not good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great service
    Foodie4life
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    All waiters were accommodating and patient as I'm very fickle about choices. It was my first time back to melting pot after over a year and I think they updated their menu with new selections.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Loved it!
    VIPAngel
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Highly recommend to anyone looking for a fun and delicious dining experience. I ordered the Fondue You, which included 3 entrée selections so you can try a few, and the portion was enough for 2 ladies to share. You also get a salad of your choice with this option, so we added a second salad and a lobster tail for $9.95. This left some room for dessert....not a lot of room....but enough that we were definitely feeling up for it, and it was amazing! You MUST get dessert!!! We were totally stuffed when we left....and so happy we shared the dinner. I will go back for sure! My husband would not like the idea of having to cook your own food, so I will make this a spot for girls night out again in the future.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great fondue
    wineNdine
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Just went for dessert fondue-- it was pricy but delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Date night
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    It was a fun date night that was much needed. Making your own food there at the table was a different experience & I loved being able to try so many dipping sauces. It would have been tasty to try dessert but the price was a bit too much for us. I would like to go with friends or our kids just for dessert for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place
    Stephanie
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    I've been going here for over 10 yrs. would drive to nj before it was here. Love it. My kids love it. Went for MY anniversary and my children had to go too!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service
    tdavis
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We did like the Bethlehem location better than Harrisburg. The service though lacked a little. Seamed that there was not enough wait staff on call. I would dine here again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent for an occasion
    Mikedawg89
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    My wife and I have gone to this place several times a year for the past 5 years. It is always a wonderful experience. Fantastic place for any occasion.
    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
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner took hours!
    Diner3
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Food was mediocre & way too expensive. Portions getting smaller everytime we go there. Worst part was the service! Our server was so slow & kept disappearing. Restaurant was nearly empty yet we found our selves with empty glasses & dirty dishes in front of us, wondering if he was coming back. Random other staff would deliver our food to us but no one would clear our dishes.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful night
    skipsand
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    We had the perfect dining experience. Our waiter was Mike W. and he was terrific. He was very attentive and personable. He was very knowledgeable of the menu. He was available whenever we needed him without him hovering. That was impressive especially since we were seated on "lover's Lane". We had a wonderful meal and a wonderful time. Thank you Melting Pot for a wonderful night out.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Good
    Jwaib
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We had a great experience. We did bring our son with us. They have a kids menu, but it's 13.95 and includes just dinner. If you want you kid to enjoy dessert with you, it's 9.95 extra. That seems extreme for a 7 year old to have dessert. There should be a kids dessert price. Esp. after eating dinner there. Overall, a great time...
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great fun
    potsticker
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Great place to go with a group. Leisurely way to have a meal and enjoy your friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Memorable Evening
    nepawb661
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    I was looking for a nice restaurant where my wife and I could celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. We chose the Melting Pot at the suggestion of our Daughter. I couldn't be happier with our choice. The atmosphere was fantastic, my daughter upgraded our reservation to an anniversity package. This package gave access to "Lovers Lane" an intimate setting, a champagne toast(we keep the glasses), a box of chocolate dipped strawberries and a framed picture. Unfortunately the camera was not working that evening. One of the Lady managers ran out to a local florist and left a half dozen salmon colored roses at our table. Our experience was fantastic, customer service above and beyond, staff friendly & professional, impeccable restaurant.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My Bday spot!
    ThinkBigDreamBigger
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    I've choosen the melting pot for a girls night out for my birthday a few times! It's cheap and great to just relax, try something new and be social!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent in every way
    reklaimer
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    My fiance and I went out for a date night recently and I surprised her by going to the Melting Pot in Bethlehem, PA. We were never here before. The side of the resturant is ample and fit for couples, small groups, and even large groups. Our servers were very attentive and friendly. They explained how the experience worked and assisted us with the menu. The food was amazing. The flavors were extremely "potent" and I felt like we had plenty of food. Dessert was pretty much "to die for" as well. The whole meal took about two hours from start to finish. We also were seated in their "lover's lane" section which had controllable lighting and corner-style tables for closeness to the one you care about. We will certainly come back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet