The Melting Pot - Wilmington DE

4.7
1944 Reviews
$31 to $50
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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.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
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4.8
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a Great time.

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vipBeth
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The French break for the cheese was stale. We brought it to the attention of the manager. Otherwise everything was great

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Nancy
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time and the food was delicious! Highly recommend.

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KaitlynD
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I've worked for Melting Pot and frequent as many locations as possible and I gotta say, this one's the best. We had one of the last available reservations for MDW- 8:45pm, and being in the industry, our party of 4 was very aware of the work ahead of our server at the end of, what we assumed, was a very long work week. You can tell a lot about an establishment by how the servers respond to the pressures of their job and our server, Jake, was hands down the coolest and most easy-going server I've ever had, the manager was sweet enough to drop some Free chocolate covered strawberries at our table, which was so unbelievably generous. We were there for 2.5 hours and left with a new bestie named Jake! If you're lucky enough to get him as a server, ask him to make his special *off menu* Dark Chocolate Snickers fondue. Actually, just let him do his thing with everything you order, you will not be disappointed!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful, quiet evening with great food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience3

Little pricey but a good time...

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vipDianeA
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

A wonderful family night out to celebrate my son’s graduation. Staff was efficient without rushing and made you feel welcome. Definitely a splurge, but we all had a great time.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was excellent

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our 48th anniversary and I have an allergy to garlic and wine and the manager came over and made sure everything that I had did not have any garlic or wine in it very considerate very thoughtful and our waitress was very sweet and professional and she had only started working that week five stars loved the whole experience!!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

My wife an I had a really enjoyable time, the waiter was over the top accommodating... the food was an is as always delicious. Would come back a thousand times. Not only for a special occasion the Melting Pot is great for any occasion or just having a meal with friends...

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall3food5service1ambience4

We’ve been coming to the melting pot for years, but this was the first time since COVID. The menu has seen a lot of changes which were welcome. What was not welcome was the diner style service we received. Granted, it was our servers second night on her own, but you would still have expected her to be better trained.

We sat down with drinks from the bar, so when we both ordered a water to start, our waitress seemed annoyed. Came back quickly enough with the waters but then disappeared for entirely too long. When she made her way back to our table, the announcement came that this was her second night on her own. Expectations now lowered, we proceeded to order. Fairly regular order for us at The melting pot. Classic cheddar fondue, a few salads and entrees directly off the menu. Nothing special, but we said we would not be having chocolate for dessert. Again, she scoffed.

Cheese course came out and was splattered all over the table. The waitress said she’s quite messy when she makes the cheese. Before the cheese was even warm enough to eat, our salads appeared. Seems like this will be a quick second course. We abandoned the cheese to eat the salads and ordered some drinks, knowing the cheese will stay warm. The waitress came back with the drinks and started to remove the cheese accompaniments. We informed her we weren’t quite done and to please leave them. That may have been a mistake. She went missing again for a good 15 minutes, but did show up with our full meal, salad plates and cheese still on the table, but no broth to cook anything in.

Cheese was cleared, along with salads and the cooking broth was brought out, ALONG WITH THE CHECK. Up to this point, I was going to give her the benefit of the doubt that she was just new, but brining the check before we even had a chance to begin dinner was the last of it. I guess no more drinks could be ordered. At least she told us there was no rush.

We did make a point to stop and tell a manager. Hope it helped.

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vipMrPhillyFoodie
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience2

Typically we visit another nearby location but this time we ended up here. The Melting Pot is visited by us for a number of reasons, such as for celebrating special events to everyday dinning. This time we indicated we were celebrating a birthday, which was not acknowledged in any way what so ever. Not even a “happy birthday!” or “thank you for celebrating with us!”. The food was not as flavorful as the many other countless times I’ve visited the franchise at other locations. The cheese seemed really lacking flavor. The server was kind and fun but did not offer an experience that one would expect at The Melting Pot. Just seemed a bit lackluster. I think the professionalism of all, including the hosts and management, should be improved. I will not be back as there is simply no reason to come back. I expect more of The Melting Pot. I will ensure I visit the location closest to me. While it wasn’t all bad, several small, important details of the experienced were missed, which were disappointing. As always, the food was fresh and overall delicious.

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vipMolmeg
Atlantic City
14 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Bring your ID if you want a drink. I am 74 years old and had to show ID to be served. Probably should not have bothered. The portion of gin was minuscule. Sent it back. First time doing that. Not sure if the issue was with the server or the bartender. The server was inexperienced, so she deserves a pass.

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Tree319
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Decided to head up here for our anniversary dinner. Best Decision ever. Did the big night out for 2. Kaitlyn was our server, with all the jokes and a wealth of knowledge about the menu. Husband said Ceaser salads are ruined for him since their Ceaser is so freaking good. Pine nuts were awesome!! Loved the Teriyaki sirloin, lobster tail, and chicken for our main course. Chose the turtle for the dessert and so worth it!! Candied pecans!! Fantastic night. Super friendly staff. Easy parking.

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ElizabethC
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is our 3rd time coming to this location and it just keeps getting better! The food was delicious, great atmosphere, Waiter Jake was DA BEST, The drinks on point! Definitely will be back again!!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
2 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service were amazing! Melting pot has never let us down! Thank you!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always a wonderful dinner. Our server Jake was great. The food was amazing.

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Highorions19
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a great way to spend my birthday!!!!!

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Ribeyefan
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Great service. My boys and wife love this place.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience3

I requested a special occasion for my fiancé and I’d anniversary and was seated in the booth next to what should have been ours. The next couple was seated and got asked about their anniversary and they said “no, they weren’t there for that”. Was looking for the romantic atmosphere with the petals for show and didn’t receive it.

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Rome
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time I’ve been there, and it was amazing. Definitely will be back soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great., my wife enjoyed every minute of it thanks to our waitress hazel !

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Tine15
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated my sons 31st birthday and last time he was there he was around 4 yes old. It was great to make new memories and the entire experience was amazing!! I wish we remembered our server’s name for she was engaging and super sweet! Can’t wait to return!!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was excellent. I will visit again. Wonderful experience

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Jacob was such a great server! My husband and I always love our visits to the Melting Pot and celebrating my birthday there this year was a great decision!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was clean, the waiter was awesome, the food was amazing.

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Jason
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent all around. I couldn’t ask for anything more! Our waitress, Ava, was the absolute best! Great food, great vibe, great everything! Will definitely return!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Overall great time, went for my Nana’s birthday and it was her second time ever there and she loved it.

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vipKasey
Philadelphia
28 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time dining there and will go back.

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chocolatefan
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress was wonderful and the food was delicious! Wil definitely go back again!

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AntoineF
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very courteous staff

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s was amazing! I will make sure to plan future events at Melting Pot

SG
SamanthaG
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

If you want to have a wonderful evening with good food you will not be disappointed here. Always a good time at The Melting Pot!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience2

the portion sizes were really small the social distancing was too close. People were seated too close to each other. I was overall disappointed with the value. However, the servers were great & fast.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My experience was amazing! The servers and waitress were absolutely amazing

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It is always great there

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Hayley
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We really enjoyed our Valentines Day dinner. The food, drinks, and service were fantastic. The only part of the evening that we didn’t enjoy was a loud table across from us.. singing along to songs at the top of their lungs, and having loud conversations. Not really the fault of the restaurant, but I wish someone would have told them to keep it down. We weren’t the only ones they were disturbing.

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Geli
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was new but she was great and the person helping her also did well. Will definitely return.

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Jeffrey
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It's great for a fun romantic night out. Our waitress was very helpful with all of the menu options and suggestions.

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The Melting Pot - Wilmington DE is rated 4.7 stars by 1944 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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