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The Melting Pot - Buffalo
The Melting Pot - Buffalo

The Melting Pot - Buffalo Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.meltingpot.com/buffalo/welcome
  • Email: buffalomeltingpot@yahoo.com
  • Phone: (716) 685-6358
  • Hours of Operation: Sunday - Thursday: 12:00pm - 10:00pm,

    Friday - Saturday: 12:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Fondue
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

    Balloon Bouquet - $16.95
    Surprise your guest with a bouquet of three balloons and a commemorative photo that is printed and framed before you leave.

    Single Rose Package - $19.95
    One rose in a vase with a commemorative photo that is printed and framed before you leave.

    Half Dozen Rose Arrangement - $29.95
    Six roses in a vase with a commemorative photo that is printed and framed before you leave.

    One Dozen Rose Arrangement - $45.95
    Twelve roses in a vase with and commemorative that is printed and framed before you leave.

    Prices subject to change on holidays or special event nights. Please note a 12 hour notice is required for all packages.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: http://www.meltingpot.com/userfiles/Store130/buffalo-dinner-042712.pdf
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from The Melting Pot - Buffalo
Welcome to The Melting Pot. We offer a truly unique dining experience created by the art of fondue.

Whether you're celebrating a birthday, anniversary, a long overdue date night, or celebrating with a group, The Melting Pot Restaurant is perfect for any occasion. Tailor your visit with a four-course dining experience including cheese fondue, salad, entree and dessert. Or, come by for fondue cheese paired with that perfect glass of wine from our extensive selection. That's not to say, we haven't had more than a few stop by to satisfy that chocolate craving after a movie.

Make reservations today, and see what people are talking about.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGood for Groups
Diner Reviews
  • "My husband and I normally go to the Melting Pot in Towson, MD, but tried out the Buffalo location while on our honeymoon. We really enjoyed seeing the offerings at the Buffalo location that were different from the Towson location. This restaurant is full of private niches, which we really appreciated! Our server was very sweet and friendly, making sure that we were taken care of without feeling rushed. We were given complimentary glasses of champagne, and our server made a little plate with a heart-shaped krispy treat and "congratulations" written in chocolate. We couldn't have asked for a better night! "
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "Love the Melting Pot. Always have great food and a great time. Prices are a little high, but it's the experience you pay for. Really enjoyed having my Easter brunch there this year.. hope to do it every year. Only thing that could be improved was if the waiter came around more. Wanted more of an item, but never received."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "We made birthday reservations for a friend, who never had the experience of the Melting Pot, and she truly enjoyed it. The waiter was amazing with explaining everything to her and when he brought out the chocolate fondue, he wrote in caramel "Happy Birthday" and had a candle lit. I wish I remember his name but I have never had a bad experience there. Thank you."
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "The meal started out ok- it was our first time there so the process was explained and we ordered. The waitress made the cheese and wasn't very sociable.. It was kind of awkward. Once the main course started we did not see our server for almost an hour- she never stopped by to see if we needed more veggies or sauce and my drink was not refilled during the entire entree course. There was probay a 30 min wait between when we finished out entree and when we got dessert. Once the check came we had been there for over 2 and a half hours.. Then it took 15 min for the waitress to come back to get our card to pay. Overall the service was super dissapointing. For a meal that costs close to $100 for a couple I was expecting a better experience. "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "I went on my birthday with my family, kids are 12 & 16 and we all had a great time. Food was fantastic and was so much fun sharing and enjoying some quality family time. Wine was delicious and cooking was so much fun to do together. Going to try the tuesday specials with the friends soon and our server was amazing. Thank you Rob and the entire staff. Also had a birthday card at the table for me. "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "We go to The Melting Pot whenever we're in the area and they never disappoint. It's a fun family dinner and the food is always good!"
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "The waiter was inattentive. The fondue was cold. The waiter was assuming for a tip even after bad service. I sent a review to the restaurant directly and have yet to get a response. The restaurant was not good on this visit but maybe in another 8-12 months I will give it another try."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "The food was great. Waitress was fantastic! We were new to everything and she kindly explained everything on the menu! Definitely would recommend to friends. "
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "I've been to the Melting Pot a couple times before and this was my first time at the Buffalo Location. The surrounding area is beautiful and parking was a breeze. We were seated perfectly. Despite being there before, I needed a refresher on what to order for the table. Our server Lyndsey was awesome as well!"
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "Had a nice time. Service was fantastic!! We both ordered the classic (4 course). While we ate it all, it was actually...too much food. Next time, we'd probably order just 1 classic and split it. Also thought about going back and having just the cheese and the desert. The main course (meats) was good enough, but nothing to rave about. The meat is served raw and was plated very nicely when they brought it out. The cheese and desert was great. It was an expensive visit: $100 even and we didn't have alcohol. Toss in a $20 tip and that's a lot of coin for a dinner. We saved for it, so it didn't hurt, but we couldn't eat like this often at that price tag. Good first visit...we'll be back."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "Food was as amazing as always, very romantic atmosphere, and courteous prompt staff."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "I've been to the Melting Pot several times since it opened, probably 10+ times. It is one of my favorite restaurants. I love the concept of fondue cooking at your table. I love the quiet seats for 2 back in "lovers lane". The food is always fresh and top quality. But this time though I was disheartened to find smaller salad portions, they were out of Teriyaki sirloin and cheesecake is no longer offered with dessert. Hopefully next time will be a better experience!"
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "This was our first experience at the Melting Pot and I must say that I was extremely pleased! The service was top notch, Carly our server was fantastic and knowledgeable! It was my wife's birthday so I wanted an extraordinary experience and got one. Nice to see that table presence is still being practiced by managers as well, he came to the table and offered suggestions for pairings and was genuinely concerned about our visit. The food was very tasty but never having been there I wasn't sure what to expect, and oh by the way dessert was to die for...Kudos to the staff for a job well done."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Had a great evening dining at the melting pot. The food was fresh, hot and great tasting. Can't wait to come back again."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We had a great night. We were celebrating my birthday - two adults, one 15 and one 10 year old. They loved it and enjoyed cooking their food. Service is top notch. The staff are happy, very accommodating and appear to love their job. It might appear to be a little expensive but the price has to be a little higher as their table turnover is less since you are cooking your own food. We were there for two hours."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "After the dinner was served my waitress was never to be seen again ... No refill no are you ok it was terrible ... After she served the desert we wanted to order more desert but yet again no where to be found.... There was 20 min or more where she didn't even pick up and swipe my card . Never will go there again for 100$ I'll go some where else"
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "This is truly a new kind of dinning experience. There is nothing like it. It was a lot of fun to first dip things in cheese and then to cook your dinner yourself. You definetly don't need to work about sending your food back if it's not cooked right. I would definetly go back."
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "I took my daughter to dinner for her birthday.....It's her favorite spot !! We had a very nice waitress ~~ The food and service were excellent. We had a very enjoyable time and look forward to our next dinner at The Melting Pot..... !!!"
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "I want to start by telling you our server was great. After finding out that I need to not eat gluten this was our first outing at a restaurant and were pleasantly surprised. Dani was her name and she was extremely knowledgeable about the menu and helped my husband and I through ordering and how to cook the food in the correct order so that I was not getting the gluten from my husbands food. We had a nice quiet spot in the back however I do have one suggestion...the lighting in the back area is not sufficient to read the menu we had to use our phone for a light to be able to read the menu. Other than that is was a wonderful experience and we will definitely be back."
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "The food and experience were great, but I would only go for avery special occasion, for 2 people and 3 alcoholic drinks, plus tip it was $140"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "The food was amazing and the ambiance was great, great experience overall"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Took daughter here for birthday and had an awesome experience. The total meal took about two hours over the four courses. All waitstaff were exceptional and pleasant. Not cheap but for an occasion would recommend."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Celebrated my daughter's birthday. Service was great and entertaining. Special dinner for a special day."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "first time enjoyed ourselves!! :-) I just think for our group of 7 or wven more it just took a bit long to get through the courses wirh only 2 cook tables. besides, my sisters and I really had fun enjoying and learning the technique!!"
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Took my wife here for her birthday and yet again it was a wonderful experience. Everything was wonderful, and even though it is our place to go to for special occasion because of the price, it is a place we will keep coming back. The food, service, ambiance everything is wonderful!"
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "Birthday Celebration Every year we come here for my son's Birthday. Its his favorite which makes all of us happy. Thanks for another great night."
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "My wife and I went to Buffalo for an anniversary getaway. She knew I would like this because I love melted cheese and I crave chocolate fondue. Seeing as how the only melting pot I knew of in Canada or in my vacinity has closed down we jumped on this opportunity and I wasn't dissapointed. We went for desert and it was delish. The service and attention was pleasant and quick. At least 4 people including the manager came to wish us a happy anniversary. Great experience"
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "The food was great and our service was amazing. Everyone was very kind and helpful considering this was our first time there. I would recommend it to many couples looking for a night out."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "W from Canada and this was our second time here and we absoulty love it, will definitely go back and recommend our friends. Our server Dan was GREAT, melting pot is our favourite restaurant."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "our server Bob was extremely wonderful..he explained everything and did a great job!"
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "I had such an awesome time at the melting pot I can't wait to go back! We had an amazing and friendly waiter named liz. She was sociable and was always around for anything we needed. Thank you for an amazing dinner!"
    Dined on 2/24/2014
  • "The entire experience was 5 star. Reservations and taken in on time. Outstanding food, service, and ambiance. I'd recommend The Melting Pot to anyone."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Went for dessert, always good. This time we tried the add on with berries and cheesecake. This time they had a red velvet cheesecake and red pound cake. Although I'm allergic to red dye, they didn't substitute either of them and was still charged full price for the ad on. It's always a fun experience, but going later at night some of the staff was not as professional as they usually are due to being the end of the night. We will stick to early dinner next time."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "My wife and I haven't been there in a while and since then the menu has changed... The girl that was taking our order was really helpful and she was very friendly!!! Would come back for sure!!"
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "Amazing service. My boyfriend and I were celebrating his birthday and I have never experienced the kind of customer service as we did at the melting pot. Our server and even the ownerr ensured his day was truly memorable."
    Dined on 2/18/2014
  • "My husband and I had a wonderful night celebrating our 17th wedding anniversary."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Love the restaurant. I go back every time I'm in the area. Delicious!!!!!"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "It was a wonderful experience. Almost like you we're at home having a romantic dinner. I would have liked to see the waitress a little more then we did"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "This was our first trip to The Melting Pot. I had heard a ton of things about it, all of which seemed good, although I herd it was pricey, but figured it would be worth it. We had reservations and it was perfectly timed. What we disliked the MOST, was the meat part of the meal...or the 'main course'. Our waiter told us meats cook in 2 minutes, while we heard another waitress say 5. He said if we cooked things too long it would be even better, but they were like leather. We were so nervous about making sure things were cooked, we wouldn't order that again. The saving grace was dessert. No guessing, lots of goodies and delicious. Not enough food for what you're charged though. I would go back, ONLY for dessert, NOT for a meal."
    Dined on 2/13/2014
  • "The restaurant itself is very pretty and it has a very nice private feel for a romantic dinner. Fondue, of course, is a fun meal to eat. The food was very good. However, we felt it was overpriced and portions were small. Service was exceptional. We were celebrating our anniversary and it was a cute touch when our server brought us a plate with dipping sauces for our dessert that spelled out Happy Anniversary and Valentine's Day."
    Dined on 2/9/2014