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Sun, 5/27
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10:00 PM
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The Melting Pot - Annapolis

4.6
1730 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Fondue
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Fondue is a fun and interactive dining experience - and for more than three decades, The Melting Pot has defined the niche across the American dining scene. At The Melting Pot, fondue truly becomes a memorable four-course dining experience where patrons can dip into something different - and discover all the ingredients for a unique dining experience including a relaxed atmosphere, private tables, attentive service, fine wines and signature fondue dinners.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Fondue
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
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(410) 266-8004
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AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Smart Casual
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine

Private Dining

Our management team is available to help you plan a wonderful event. We provide the perfect atmosphere and experience for your office party, birthday party or your next girls’ night out! We can open for private luncheons for 10 or more guests.

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What 1730 People Are Saying
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4.7
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4.6
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4.4
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4.1
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined 2 days ago

Ordered the fiesta cheese and the consistency of the cheese seemed different. Unusually thicker than normal.

Ordered the California salad and the dressing must have changed. Both my friend and I were not pleased with the newer dressing.

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Thank you for taking good care of our party for our son’s USNA graduation. The food was great as always and the “Congratulations” plate was much appreciated.

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1.0Dined 4 days ago

We love the melting pot and thought we would give this location a try... Mistake! The service was AWFUL! We were rushed through the cheese and salad course, but then waited over 30 minutes for our entree and drink refills. It took so long to get the check that our chocolate burned and create a lot of smoke. We had a coupon for 6 free strawberries & despite it being noted on our reservation, our waitress said they don't honor coupons like that. Our waitress also told us that they can't make substitutions for allergies (again, not my experience at other Melting pots). We will make the drive to the other locations from now on. I should also note-- I sent the management a message but haven't received a response.

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5.0Dined on May 20, 2018

We come here every year for my birthday/anniversary month and it’s always amazing!! We each did the four course meal, 2 beer flights and we still came under $100! I LOVE this restaurant.

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5.0Dined on May 17, 2018

The wait staff did an awesome job accommodating my guest with so many of them being a little late. They made sure to get them taking care of with a smile.

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4.0Dined on May 17, 2018

The evening was great. We were celebrating my granddaughter's 16th birthday. Cheese was wonderful, meat good as usual, and the cookies and cream chocolate fondue superb!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

The food, service, and ambiance were excellent. I can't say enough about how delicious everything was and what a wonderful server we had. Very professional.

Our table has two suggestions that we hope will be considered by the corporate offices. First, it would be helpful if there were a clock on the wall in each booth, even if just a clock with a second hand. That way, we wouldn't have all needed to pull out our separate cell phones, watches, etc. to time the cooking time. The second suggestion, which I believe is even MORE important, would be to provide a placard on the table that lists the recommended cooking times for each type of meat. There were five of us and by the time the waiter listed all the cooking times for each of the four or five types of meats on each plate we were so thoroughly confused that we needed for him to repeat everything. I think the waiter should list it all but also have a placard on the table as a reference for when he leaves the table.

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

We had 10 people including a wheelchair and had a large comfortable space with plenty of room. Very handicapped accessible for large wheelchair. Loved the food. There were 5 kids in our group ages 8 to 14 and they all loved it. Definitely for special occasion because all the kids had an adult meal except the 8 year old. This made it expensive. Great service but be prepared for long dinner.

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2.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Was mine and my husband's first time so we were excited because we had heard so many good things. I was a little disappointed. Our waitress didnt ask if we had been there before and had no recommendations or really elaborated on how it worked. The food was ok not really worth doing again. At most i would go back for the cheese fondue.

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3.0Dined on May 2, 2018

We booked for 10 but they gave us a table for 8 people and the first waiter was rude and didn’t try to explain how the restaurant went. So I asked for a new waiter who was nice but very slow so I would come back there again.

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5.0Dined on April 26, 2018

Cookie butter crunch chocolate fondue is our new favorite. Perfect for a date night!

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4.0Dined on April 24, 2018

Can't get enough of the Melting Pot. This place always delivers upon my expectations! The servers are always very friendly and accommodating. Will definitely return.

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Service was great and so was the experience, food was great also there's four courses that made the experience worth it.Hope u enjoy.

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

The Melting Pot is a favorite restaurant in our family. Everything was great!!!

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

Our waiter, Chuck, was fun, informative, and attentive without being a pest. the Melting Pot is our favorite special occasion resturant

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4.0Dined on April 17, 2018

I've been eating at the Melting Pot in various locations for more than 30 years. This is a perfectly ok location. The seats are to low for comfort. The service was very pleasant but not very efficient. We tried a number of items that we hadn't seen before and perhaps that was an error but we wanted to try some things they might not be available at other locations. We started with the Apple Cider Alpine fondue when normally we go with Alpine (wine based) or cheddar (beer/lager based). It was sweeter than I cared for. My husband categorized it as "different" but wouldn't order it again. I always enjoy the California salad and did last night. For the entree we built our own which isn't abnormal for us. I often go for the three steaks because I love steak and am so-so on chicken and shrimp. Last night I tried the Apple Rosemary Pork which I enjoyed but felt the flavor was too heavy on rosemary overpowering the other flavors. DH's take was "pretty good". You may be noticing he's a man of few words. He usually goes with steak and shrimp and some spur of the moment third item. Yesterday was the Old Bay Chicken. He coated it with both the tempura and sesame batters and I thought it was quite good, I might order it again. My husband thought it was ok and a nice change but probably not something he'd get on another visit. Our chocolate fondue is usually Yin/Yang but with dark and milk chocolates and has never disappointed. The staff was VERY nice about getting more strawberries since I don't care for the really sweet dippers like brownies or rice crispy treats. Over all it was another good visit, just not the best it could be.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

The noise level was VERY high and a bit of a distraction. We were re-seated to an area that was quieter but still noisy. The wait staff seemed to be stretched a little thin as there was less attention than from other locations. Also, I had advised it was my daughter’s birthday and absolutely nothing was done to acknowledge the special occasion. In addition, the decor is VERY dated. This location needs to be seriously redecorated.

This is our birthday tradition ever since college. Lexington KY, Rocky River OH and Cooper City FL all were much quieter with updates decor. I drove up from NC to take her and was disappointed.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Our waiter Jack was amazing and we highly recommend Melting Pot

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2.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Have been going to this location since it opened, and unfortunately it’s been in a downward trend for the past couple of years. Portions and quality have both been significantly reduced, to the point that my dinner companion and I actually left this time after just one pot of cheese fondue and went elsewhere to finish our meal....

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Our party of four had a super evening enjoying a fondue dinner which none of us had done for 30+ years.
Our waiter was FABULOUS!!!!! He added the special ingredient to our visit. We'll be sure to return for another special occasion...or maybe even on an ordinary evening.

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2.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Have to say we were disappointed. Always loved going here but won't return.
Made a 9pm reservation, stood at desk going on 5 min before greeted. Got impression hostess who ended up our server was, tired or just having a bad day. Felt very rushed, was given no napkins, and were checked on very minimally.
Could hear server trying to talk table behind us out of the full courses. Sad service.
Chocolate was of course delicious though.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Great time

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Second time around. Just as awesome as the first time. The wait staff is excellent. Food selection and variety is outstanding. One can not have a fun time eating here. Probably the most social meal with family and friends one will experience. We never fail to laugh, talk and enjoy each others company in this setting.

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3.0Dined on April 7, 2018

As usual the food was amazing, however this was the first time I’ve been to this location and had the service not meet my expectations...Our server was new and it was a Friday night so we expected a bit of a wait, however we waited almost a half hour for our salads that never came. Suddenly we had our entrees brought out and were pretty confused, the manager was super sweet and apologized for the situation and they boxed up our salads to go. Overall, while the service didn’t ruin my birthday as I’m pretty patient, I’ll say it did grate my nerves a little bit.

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4.0Dined on April 6, 2018

We were there for a family dinner. Our server John was amazing and made the evening even more fun than just our family of 4 being together. We are bringing first timer friends back in two weeks and will definitely ask for John.

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4.0Dined on April 6, 2018

My wife and I came to celebrate our wedding anniversary, as we do each year. As we entered we were greeted by the hostess and we mentioned our reservations. The hostess asked if I was holding the paperwork for the "free" chocolate covered strawberries, and I said yes, she immediately told me I should have called to place the order, but she had some extras. In my opinion, her tone was condescending. I told her that I had placed my reservation on line and received a confirmation. Later, I received the email for the strawberries and called in.

I would recommend (if you don't already have) you have a means to email the strawberries request, instead of having to call in. That way, those receiving the gift can receive a confirmation email, just like when we place a reservation. This was my first ever negative experience with the Melting Pot.

It did not appreciate the beginning of my evening with my wife, but the remainder of the evening was very nice. Great waitress, food and drinks. I will share with family and friends my most recent experience, the good and the bad.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Easter dinner was lovely

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We enjoy the dining experience. Its such a fun experience. Always leave room for desert.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Awesome food , awesome service

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

It was my birthday. Great food and server.

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2.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Good experience to try at least once. Be prepared to work.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Our past visits have always been good, but on my girlfriends birthday our visit was exceptional! The food was delicious as always but the waitress is what really made the difference for us, she was energetic, helpful, patient and overall the best we’ve ever had. This is a go to for any special occasions and we will definitely be back soon!

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5.0Dined on March 12, 2018

We celebrated my daughters wedding. The waiter was fabulous and the restaurant accommodated my request for balloons at the last minute. We come here to celebrate all of our special occasions.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

My family and I enjoyed every aspect of our dining experience at the Annapolis Melting Pot. We were there to celebrate our Daughters 18th Birthday. From checking in at the Host stand to having a plate delivered with “Happy Birthday” written in chocolate with a piece of cake and a candle for the birthday girl. Our Waiter was fantastic and the food was delicious. I would highly recommend Annapolis Melting Pot for any special occasion!

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2.0Dined on March 5, 2018

Food wasn’t great. Had fun with my friends though and the waiter was very nice/helpful.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Everything was really nice. Our server was very sweet and helpful. Everything was delicious. It's an expensive place, but worth it once in a blue moon!

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

We thought we made reservations during restaurant week but we missed it by a day. The staff were great and still accommodated the menu and pricing for us. Very delicious.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

As always we get great service! Keep up the great work

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

We love this Melting Pot location! Our server was great and very attentive.

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4.0Dined on March 2, 2018

First got there and the drinks were not really good. They tasted watered down. Could have been left over water in shaker. Manager made up for it and we had a great experience. The server was awesome.

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