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The Melting Pot - Tucson
The Melting Pot - Tucson

The Melting Pot - Tucson Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.meltingpot.com/tucson/specials
  • Phone: (520) 575-6358
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:30PM - 10:00PM

    Friday & Saturday : 4:30PM - 11:00PM.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Fondue, American, Comfort Food
  • 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, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: The Melting Pot has private rooms for groups of 10-54 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Melissa Croft, tucsonmeltingpot@aol.com (520) 575-6358

Getting there

  • Cross Street: W Ina Rd.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: A parking lot is located in front of the restaurant.
A word from The Melting Pot - Tucson
The Melting Pot is the premier fondue restaurant. Enjoy four courses of fondue, fine wine, and fun with your friends, family and colleagues. Savory cheese fondues, entrees cooked tableside that include filet mignon, lobster, and ahi just to name a few, and decadent chocolate fondue for dessert all melt into a unique dining experience. The Melting Pot has several creative martinis and a selection of fine wines to enhance your dining experience. Intimate booths for two or private rooms for 10+ are available nightly. The Melting Pot is the perfect destination for any special occasion. Whether you are celebrating a graduation, anniversary, birthday, or holiday party, a fondue dining experience is a unique way to create memories with your party. Reservations recommended.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Weither it's fine wine or fondue. The Melting Pot is the place for you. A Romantic place with privacy for you and your loved one. With many wines and fondues to choose from. You also get to choose dinner dishes that you cook yourself. The service was great and the experience was even better. We will definitely be back. It is totally worth the money if you have it!"
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "Have dined at 3 or 4 Melting Pots over the years. This last experience was about the same as 5 years ago -- not much on "value." Not that it's too expensive, It's just small portions at upper moderate prices -- double order to have a meal. A $5 salad has 2 Tbls lettace. It's fun -- but Fondue pretty easy to make at home though. OK wine list. The Chocolate is excellent. I just didnt see the value then, and I dont see the value now. Service was fine. Wine list OK. Nothing special. Ended up on Wednesday -- which was "ladies night 2 for 1" -- I guess a way to finally deliver value -- 2 fo 1. The place was a "Zoo" with 20 and 30 something females yelling over each other -- watch out for special nights if you want a nice dinner."
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "We have visited the Melting Pot in several cities and have found them to be always good, consistent quality and service at each location. A great place to bring friends and family for special occasions, like birthdays or anniversary."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Great dining experience for anniversaries, and special occasions. I highly recommend this restaurant for couples seeking a private dinner to spend quality time together with their significant other. Not for first dates; somewhat spendy for someone that may fit the shoes of a significant other. ;)"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "I went here for my anniversary and it was very intimate and fun! They even gave us chocholaye covered strawberries on a plate with "happy anniversary" written in chocolate. I would recommend the melting pot for everyone!"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "If you enjoy bread & cheese and cooking your own expensive food in a bubbling pot, this is for you! :) I've loved The Melting Pot for years, and this experience was no exception. Highly recommended for a special and/or romantic dinner."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "I had my one year anniversary here, and if doesn't seem like a lot of food for the prices they have, but its worth the experience, it was quite, romantic, they had a couples table with a curtain, so the privacy was nice!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Our dining experience was wonderful. The experience was interactive and really fun and the staff was excellent. I would highly recommend it."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "My husband and I celebrated with an anniversary diner and it was excellent. The food is delicious, the service is excellent, I loved the ambiance, the private tables. The whole experience was amazing. This is the second year in a row we have celebrated our anniversary at The Melting Pot. Everything was outstanding right down to the people who work there."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "I loved how they treated us our waiter was fun courteous and seemed like he loved working there wish more restraunts people who work in customer service was like this . "
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "We met over a fondue pot when fondue was a fad in the 70s. So to celebrate a special birthday, the Melting Pot was the perfect venue. The portions are very generous, so our hostess suggested that we share a main course, and it was perfect! Lots of memories, and a delicious meal! we'll be back!"
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "It was very good. We enjoy it on special occasions. The food was excellent as well as the service. "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "First time and it wasn't really explained . I had no idea what to expect and disliked the prep for food because I expected something else entirely."
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "Always a good choice, always good food. Our table top cooking contraption didn't work very well, however--I think we should have been moved"
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "My 10 year old daughter decided to celebrate Mother's day at her favorite restaurant. It all started wonderful until the last course. The server disappeared for a long while. What appeared to be the manager (because he never introduced himself) picked up all the plates from the main course and asked which type of Chocolate fondue we had selected to put the order in absence of the server. 25 minutes later the server arrived.We did not enjoyed it due to the long wait. Finally I paid the $127.00 and had to remind the server about the box of chocolate covered strawberries for my wife. At no point did anyone apologized for keeping us waiting. This was our third and possibly the last time. The price paid was not worth the experience."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "The Melting pot is not just about the food it's about the experience. It's fun, entertaining & tasty. It's not an everyday restaurant as it can be pricey, but always worth it. I always love going to the Melting Pot. It's yummy & fun :o) It's one of those places you have to take someone so that they can experience it. I highly recommend that you go, it's soooooo worth it."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "This is our "go to" place for an excellent meal! We enjoy all the choices although the 4 course choice is a bit much food."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Service was very good. Efficient without haste. Food was very good. A true dinning experience not just a meal. Will certainly recommend to friends."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "My husband and I tried the Melting Pot to celebrate our anniversary. What a great choice! "
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "If you're looking for a romantic getaway for a special occasion, this is the perfect place. We had a private curtained booth. Staff knocked before they came in and were careful to be not disrupt the conversation and intimacy. Food was great and was brought out at a comfortable pace. The chocolate la ronge fondue was Fantastic."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "The server did an excellent job. Our drinks were continually filled. He did a good job making our cheese. Our meal was taken care of in an timely manner. The manager of the night was friendly and did a good job at making us feel important."
    Dined on 4/30/2014
  • "I came with a group of 6 ladies for the "Girls Night Out". Half of the group had never dined at The Melting Pot. All of us thoroughly enjoyed the fondue experience! The food was fresh and well presented. The wait staff was attentive, responsive and made us feel as though we could spend the entire night there if we chose. It was quiet enough that our conversation was not interrupted and the mini massages, manicures, etc. made the evening something special. The Melting Pot is my "go to" place for special occasions!"
    Dined on 4/30/2014
  • "Great place!!! Food was awesome and service was good aswell. My only concern was that I made a reservation online but when I got there I still had to wait 20 mins for a table. #TucsonHotSpot #HotCheadle #Winning"
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "was nice that kids ate free (my meal was set at $40), although I was charged for his drink, I was also disappointed that I could not get just plain cheese fondue as apposed to the 2 that were on the menu, witch was silly I got the raspberry cheddar instead of just cheddar they wouldn't "not" put it in. turns out i didnt like it, so that was a waste they should have left it plain! they did have the Easter bunny handing out 1 egg per kid and they had free facepainting that was also nice :) however they did not do the adult raffle like they advertised (that was one of the reasons i even went) and I had to ask for my mimosa that was to come with the meal, I was given water but never asked what id like to drink, or my son. Disappointing Easter"
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "We went to the Easter Brunch, which was marketed toward families -- the Easter Bunny was there and there was face painting available. The food was great (the kids loved it) but because it was marketed toward families, we assumed it would be more family-friendly. We were there over 2.5 hours, mainly waiting for our server to bring the next course. Since with fondue, the prep isn't very complicated, I'm not sure why there was such a lag where we never even saw our server...we couldn't ask for drink refills, extra dipping sauces, anything. So for that, we were disappointed. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "While pricey, the experience here was very pleasant. The server was pleasant and attentive to our needs. The food was exceptional and the fondue experience is always an occasion to look forward to. Relaxed atmosphere, good conversation and while you don't feel alone, you do feel private."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Food was awesome. Service was awesome. Price was awesome. Highly recommend."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Our server (William) was great! The good was great. I also proposed there the staff and manager made it a great experience."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We love going to melting pot to celebrate things as a family. It was a kids eat free night and my kids lived the chance to order their own cheese, entree, and dessert courses. Excellent service kept things moving so the kids were never bored. Great food as usual, and a special night out for us!"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "I love going to The Melting Pot. I've been going there for 5 years and will continue to do so."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "The menu has changed since the last time we where there, for the better. We had the 4 course, and we both could choose what we liked. The amount of food was just right, and the quality was top notch. The service was outstanding, our waiter Philip was there at just the right time to start the next course, not to soon, and not o late. We'll be back."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "As always, The Melting Pot was a great night of food and fun! We were there for dessert - super yummy!!"
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "I took my 10 year old and her friends for an after dinner chocolate fondue experience and it was fabulous!"
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Had an AMAZING anniversary dinner at the Melting Pot. Yummy food, great service and so much fun! Definitely one of our favorite places to celebrate special events. They also offer a great military discount and when we had trouble with a coupon the manager came to our table and worked it out for us. AWESOME SERVICE!"
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Great food, best service I've ever had at a restaurant, great experience. The manager came up after dinner and asked for suggestions. Earlier we had postulated that asian pears would go very well with the cheese fondue in addition to the apples. The manager offered that in future reservations if we made the request he could procure asain pears for us since he doesn't control the overall menu, but can accomodate special requests. I was very impressed with the Melting Pot and my wife was extatic when she found out we were eating there."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Great food and service. Can't wait to eat there again!!!"
    Dined on 3/3/2014
  • "Went on a Sunday night to meet up with another couple. It's usually just the two of us when we visit The Melting Pot so this time we wondered how the "negotiation" for fondue selection would go. It turned out great but ... if you go with others, be aware that picky eaters could make things difficult. We were last at MP for Valentine's Day and the contrast between then and Sunday was remarkable. It was much quieter and everyone was more relaxed. Not that the previous visit was bad, just a busier day. Sunday was great. Being quiet we could actually hear our dinner partners and have a nice conversation without having to raise our voices. An active dinner (dipping fondue, selecting the next piece, choosing sauces, etc) keeps things lively."
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "This was a "fun" dinner. The attention the staff to us was second to none. The food was excellent. Although the portions were small we had plenty to eat. It is really a place for a special occasion."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "Fondue is always fun and entertaining. The Swiss cheese is delicious as is the chocolate fondue. The salad appeared small but with all the other food you leave stuffed! It is located in the food court section of the mall with an outside entrance."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "We went to Melting Pot to celebrate our 18th anniversary and had a wonderful meal. We often go to Melting Pot for special occasions because we love the cheese and chocolate fondue and it always feels like a bit of a splurge. We have only done all four courses (cheese, salad, entree and dessert) once and found it was a bit too much food and took a very long time to get through all the courses. For me and my husband, the entree is the least interesting and most expensive part, so we just skip that course and have cheese, salad and dessert and find it is the perfect way to celebrate. The enclosed booths help with the noise and keep the feel intimate to your group. We love it, and this visit was no exception."
    Dined on 2/18/2014