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The Melting Pot - Wilmington DE
The Melting Pot - Wilmington DE

The Melting Pot - Wilmington DE Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.meltingpot.com/wilmington-de/specials
  • Phone: (302) 652-6358
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Fondue
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant
  • Private Party Facilities: The Melting Pot - Wilmington can accommodate semi-private & private parties for both lunch & dinner. Please call for details.
  • Private Party Contact: Brad Obeholzer, wilmtmpot@aol.com (302) 652-6358

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Foulk Road
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from The Melting Pot - Wilmington DE
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 & fabulous four-course dinners. No matter what the occasion, from a romantic date to get-togethers with friends, meetings or large groups. The Melting Pot always hits the spot. Make reservations today & come dip into something different.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Very pleased with a visit to the Melting Pot, selections, server, manager, quality and taste of food all great. Our food came in a timely manner. Will definitely recommend it to our friends and we will return again for sure."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "I'm not usually one who likes to have to pay to cook my own food but The Melting Pot is a lot of fun and a different dining experience. We've been going about once or twice year for many years and have always enjoyed the evening, whether just my wife and myself or a large group. Going with others gives an opportunity to order and share different appetizers, entrees, desserts and cooking styles. This visit was in celebration of our anniversary and we weren't disappointed, though we were both quite full when we left! Service was a little slow but the waiter was very friendly and helpful. He seemed to have too many tables to serve and for some reason, it appeared some of his tables were on one side of the restaurant and some on the other."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Delicious choices for fondue, don't miss the chocolate course! Kids love it because it is interactive. And they eat veggies."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Wonderful food, service was outstanding from the time we walked in the door the staff was friendly and well trained on customer service. We enjoyed everything about it!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Great spot for interesting takes on food. The main course is served raw and needs to be cooked yourself. The whole of the meal is very fulfilling and satisfying. All in all it was a great time."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "This is my daughter's favorite restaurant and we have gone there for her last 3 birthday celebrations. The food is consistent. The 4 course option is a lot of food so allow plenty of time to eat. The good thing is the wait staff don't rush you to finish. They must have the table turns worked out well."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "We thought we'd try Melting Pot for our special dinner. Reservations were easily made. Our waitress was new & needs more training. Even tho she apologized, service was slow. When making our reservation, we filled in the space, that asked if it was a special occasion. The hostess brought us a card, signed by the staff. We thought that was kinda weird. Can't imagine they couldn't have given us something like a dessert to celebrate. Also watched as another couple were seated & their server was a no show for over 15 minutes."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "I have visited the melting pot several times and I am always impressed with the service and the food."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "I had to beg my husband to come here several years ago and half way through the main course he was ready to make the next reservation. We come often and for the first time last week I brought my two teenagers and they loved it as well. Can't say enough good about this place."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "This is a late review, considering we dined in February. Regardless of the time that's since passed, we had an amazing time. The food was delicious, the atmosphere was great, and the service was fantastic. I can confidently say that the bulk of our great experience can be credited to the service. I believe the gentleman that took care of us was Chuck, so thanks, Chuck!"
    Dined on 2/6/2014
  • "This is a perfect restaurant to go to for a date! I've been here and tried just about every fondue on the menu and they're perfectly filling for a dinner! The service is very nice and understandable. I love this place so much, I go there every chance I get."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Expensive. Food was good but we did not get enough veggies. Good selection, would be a great place for a party or with a group."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "My son and I had a fantastic experience. We did the 4 course meal and ate slowly but surely. Great food selection -assisted by a fantastic waiter -Gary. Another smart menu item was the 4 wine pairing option. Overall, Gary made the experience a great one, combined w a perfect menu"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "The portions got smaller and they got rid of most of the chocolate desserts that were good! They even changed the dessert menu. Not a fan of the melting pot anymore "
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "The food was pretty good. Dont want to eat all day, its alot of food. Its more about the experience of cooking your own food. Not an all the time kind of place, i would only go back for a special occasion. But in all food was delicious!"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "I took my wife here for our anniversary and it was an amazing experience. The food was very delicious and it was fun to cook it right at our table! The service we recurved was also very good. I would recommend this restaurant for aa special occasion. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "I love The Melting Pot. It's a little pricey, so I don't splurge and go there often, but the food never lets me down. They're also incredibly accommodating for things like food allergies."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Love this restaurant!! We try to get here at least once or twice a year. It's a little pricey but the food is fantastic and you leave completely stuffed!"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "It was unusually loud on this visit. Food was same. Service was fine.... Not the best we've had but not the worst. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "I celebrated my birthday here and it was a great experience from the service to the food. I would definitely return if I am in the area."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Good food, good service, decent price. The amount of food for the price is ok, the service is very good. "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "WE decided this year to do mothers day on Saturday night instead of the usual Sunday. My wife and daughter always raved about the melting pot, so I decided to make reservations there thru open table. When we got to the restaurant they seated us right away in a secluded booth away from the crowd. We decided to try just the cheese and chocolate courses. Both were great. Our waitress, who it turns out, is the only mother among all the waitresses, was attentive yet unobtrusive. She made sure we had everything we need. I can highly recommend the melting pot, not only for special occasions, but for a romantic evening for 2. I think I'll be going back but next time with just my wife."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "I took my son to the Melting Pot in Wilmington, De on his birthday which was April 29th, this would be our third time eating in your establishment. I was kind of skeptical considering I took my mother here last year for hers which was my second dining and the waitress was horrible. I must say Steph changed all that!!!!she was the best waitress out of all Steph was courteous, pleasant, and professional. At no time did our glasses run dry andd all of her recommendations were great. Steph`s skills as a waitress are IMPECCABLE!!!!"
    Dined on 4/29/2014
  • "My wife and I wanted to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary and we made a reservation online very easily. When the big night came, we dressed up and drove 40 minutes to The Melting Pot. We were greeted right away, seated at our table that was covered in rose pedals, had a half a dozen of roses in a vase, and a bottle of champagne on ice. A card was also on the table which everyone from the restaurant had signed too. Dinner was elegant and very tasty and we loved cooking it together. My wife was extremely pleased and we are planning more trips to the restaurant."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "My girlfriend and I went to Melting Pot in lieu of prom, and we don't regret it all. The service was amazing and friendly. The waitress may have been waiting for her first time but she did a fabulous job. They even gave us free glass of sparkling champagne for the both of us (and we got to keep the glass cups with their logo on it for free, great memory gift). The meal was great. It was my first time experiencing fondue, and cooking our own meat in the pot. So I highly recommend if you're looking for a place to dine out as a date or to hang out with friends at a nice and comfortable atmosphere. "
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "We celebrate here at least 3 times a year for birthdays or other occasions. The food never disappoints! "
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "My boyfriend and I had a wonderful time at the Melting Pot in Wilmington, DE. We got there late, so we only ordered cheese and desert (and of course wine). It was amazing. Just enough for the two of us. We will definately be going there again."
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "My friends and I visit this location quite often and we always enjoy ourselves. The food is great and the staff is always friendly. "
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "This was "our" first time at the Melting Pot. I was there for my daughter's 17 th b-day celebration. All of us really enjoyed our night out there. The food was great !!! The service was excellent. We couldn't have ask for anything better. Thank you so much. We look forward to having another great dinner at The Melting Pot !!"
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "Melting Pot is a great place to go. It can cost a pretty penny but worth it. Have a Romantic package for date night. It was great and the wife loved it. Their were children there and the staff seemed patience with them . I couldn't express how great the staff was. I would suggest for little kids 2 or under but that is do to the hot pot and raw food that will be on the table for fondue. All and all a great place! "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "If it is special occasion, or just for a different dining experience, this is the place to go. The servers are very courteous and do not try to rush you."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "This place is amazing. It's great for so many occasions. It's super fun for first dates or groups because there's so much to do because of the fondue style dining. It's even better for special occasions or romantic events. They have different packages for the romantic. I got the package that included a bottle of champagne and a half dozen roses (the champagne was delicious) !! Fun but not super loud, and the way their tables and booths are set up, you are kind of in your own little world !! The service is good, but the server can either make the experience beyond your expectations, or just kind of serve your food. i've had both types so it's a hit or miss. Either way, would def recommend this place to my family and friends :)"
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "Great place. The manager was wonderful and very alert. He went over and beyond to make sure everyone just not our table was being helped and also pitched in himself. I have not seen that ever happen and this manager deserves to be recognized. Job well done and the staff is amazing."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Food was great, service was great, and the privacy element was really nice. The only thing that was a tad bothersome was the steep price, but that is why I said it's great for special occasions, because most people want to spend a small sum on nice dinners for big events. Great place!"
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "My bf and I were looking to have a nice, romantic dinner that would take a couple of hours and involve good food. We thought of the Melting Pot and had a great time."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Host and hostesses were very accommodating to us as there was confusion around our reservation time. Sarah our server was excellent and the food was fresh and extremely tasty."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "Briefly - the service was terrific. Our waiter attended to us the right number of times. We were lucky, the party of 8 next to us kept getting the incorrect food delivered to the table. Food was terrific as the cheese and chocolate fondues were yummy! Be sure to ask for more bread and veggies for the cheese fondue - it doesn't quite cover what you need. The beef plates contained plenty for the 3 of us who ordered it as was the surf and turf. Only down side was trying to understand what's covered in your pricing by looking at the menu. Are salads free of $4.99? Which items cost extra? Also, Melting Pot rarely has a table open during prime time on most evenings. You have to book weeks in advance. Hint - Lease more space!!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "This was our second trip here. It's a great experience for a group. The meal can get a little pricey, but the food and staff are great. We will definitely be back."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "great experience. very pricey, but great for special occassions."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "One of the things I love about the Melting Pot is the variety. We got a cheese fondue for the first course that I've never had before. Every visit I find something new or something else to try and I'm never disappointed."
    Dined on 3/13/2014