The Melting Pot - Arlington TX

4.6
1334 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Fondue
Top Tags:
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
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.
Enjoy a romantic dinner for two in a Lovers' Lane booth or host a fondue party in our private room. Happy Hour is in The Fondue Bar, Monday - Friday 5-8 p.m.

Located in the Arlington Highlands, The Melting Pot can be found near World Market and is just one of many great places to shop and dine.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Fondue, Vegetarian / Vegan
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Hours of operation
Dinner:
Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 3:30pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, & Super Bowl Sunday. Holidays often have special hours.
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Phone number
(817) 472-9988
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Catering
Personalized options are available. Contact a manager for more details.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Matlock & I20
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Parking details
Handicap spaces available in front.
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Special events & promotions
The first Tuesday of every month is Ladies' Night Out with a four-course menu for $30 per person and you can enjoy regular wine and beer dinners featuring four-course menus of palate pleasing pairings. Join Club Fondue to receive priority notification, exclusive invitations, and complimentary chocolate-covered strawberries! http://bit.ly/ICS3oS

Host your next celebration in the private party room or inquire about exclusive restaurant access. For parties of ten or more, a custom preset menu will be arranged at a comparable per person price. Visit the Large Party section of the website for more details.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Mon - Thu 5:00PM - 5:30PM 8:30PM - 9:00PM

What 1334 People Are Saying
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Dallas
1 review
2.0Dined on July 8, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 3

Food quantity was minimal for the price. Service between courses was slow.

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K
Dallas
3 reviews
5.0Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Such a fun experience! Great for a date because you can both really bond and have fun trying the different food together in your own quiet booth

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OT
1 review
5.0Dined on July 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waiter, Jordan, was top notch. Extremely knowledgeable, attentive and quite frankly made the entire experience phenomenal.

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OT
Dallas
4 reviews
5.0Dined on July 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a lovely dinner and left happy and full. It's a nice quiet and private atmosphere. Our server was Dakota and he was a delight!

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OT
1 review
5.0Dined on July 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was wonderful!

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PS
Dallas
1 review
5.0Dined on June 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went to the Melting Pot for our 25th wedding anniversary. It was romantic and we had a fabulous time.

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l
Dallas
2 reviews
3.0Dined on June 25, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 4

Fondu appetizer and dessert were good. Salad was good although the black pepper ranch's pepper is a bit over powering. The entree is actually the part I didn't like. Everything is cooked in a fondu pot at your table including your "steak". They bring you put a pot and set it to boil and give you a plate of raw steak meat and you have to boil your own meat. Boiled.....meat.

It was fun to try, atmosphere was quiet although a bit claustrophobic where we sat. Service was great and these folks work their tails off to earn that tip so tip well.

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RB
Dallas
1 review
5.0Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was a first-time visit for some of my family. They had an incredible time. I had an amazing time celebrating my birthday with family. Thank you for amazing food and wonderful service. You made my birthday extra special.

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V
Dallas
2 reviews
4.0Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

It was a little expensive for what you get, but it was fun, and the waiter was fantastic.

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JG
1 review
4.0Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

We went here for my daughters birthday and took a few teens with us, they really liked it and enjoyed the experience. I personally thought the idea is neat and you get a lot of food. My husband was not really thrilled at having to pay so much and cook his own food. Overall it was a nice experience, we will visit again.

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S
Atlanta
1 review
5.0Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food quality and value. A comfortable establishment with excellent service.

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SB
1 review
5.0Dined on June 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The atmosphere was very romantic in the seating area we were at. The food was delicious, although I would have liked the chicken to be previously marinated so it had more flavor but it was very tender and the additional sauces did help.

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BI
Dallas
2 reviews
3.0Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

It was ok but not really something that we relished. It was a good cultural learning exerience. Probably would go back to 3 forks, Texas de Brazil, or VB Steakhouse first.

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JB
Detroit
1 review
3.0Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

Make our reservation on Open Table was quick, easy and very convenient.

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MC
Atlanta
2 reviews
5.0Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We totally enjoyed celebrating Father's Day here!! It's becoming our annual FD tradition. The service was outstanding!!!!!! The food was very good as usual. We did the Father's Day Special. Wish it was a wee bit less expensive especially for the kids, but it was 4-course all-inclusive so we got a lot of food and what we paid for. Thank you!!

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BW
1 review
1.0Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 1

Service was terrible / possibly the worst I’ve wver experienced (but I’m quite sure we got a bad waitress/we was a bummer being Father’s Day and wanted a good experience) / almost 3 hr meal w/ no refills on our drinks (asked towards end and took an addtl 10m) /// I don’t even want to begin to get into the service issue (its already been addressed) / I love the cheese & chocolate fondue / the entree always seems bland even w sauces / we brought our 6-8yr olds ... prob wouldn’t do that again.

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C
Dallas
1 review
4.0Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 4

Was there early and the front ladies stated it would be closer to our time of reservations. We went to bar which DAVID is great!!!! It became our reservation time and no one came to get us, so I went back to front desk and they stated not ready yet. It was in a pleasant way in my perception. Lady who walked ya to our table was nice.

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OT
1 review
5.0Dined on June 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was our first time at the Melting Pot and we were really looking forward to it. We had expectations and they exceeded all of them. It was a wonderful experience and we will definitely be back.

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BP
1 review
1.0Dined on June 10, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 5

Our dinner took 3 hours it was too dark to see if the food was cooked properly. The booth was very uncomfortable and the food was overpriced

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OT
Dallas
1 review
1.0Dined on June 10, 2018
Overall 1food 5service 1ambience 5

I love The Melting pot! I have been going here for years! This time we had a new server name Kim and she was horrible! She left us waiting for very long periods of time in between courses. Overall our dinner lasted 3 and a half hours!!! We have never waited that long to get our food. On top of that she had a attitude! We had to take our money to the front to get cashed out because she never came back. It was my moms birthday and she had never been here and will not be returning because she did not like the experience. I will be going back here because I love the food but I will make sure not to get her!

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OT
Dallas
1 review
5.0Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My friends and I always have a great time here. The food is great and so is the service.

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OT
Dallas
3 reviews
5.0Dined on June 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a great experience and love going here with family

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OT
1 review
5.0Dined on May 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful experience! Will be back soon and often!

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P
1 review
3.0Dined on May 31, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

I wasn’t necessarily displeased with this restaurant, but there was little bang for the buck. The wine selection was good and the glasses are generously poured. They seemed a little short-handed, but were making efforts to keep the service goIng. They also ran out of oil, so we couldn’t fry anything. I thInk we would’ve had a better experience with more staff, oil, and a little more wine.

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OT
1 review
4.0Dined on May 31, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Birthday for my wife. We love Melting Pot. Server very slow and barely check on us until the end. We asked for extra veggies and sauce the minute she left the entree. She didn’t return for almost 20 minutes; after we had long ran out. Again we love melting pot and will be back but this service was not at normal level

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WM
1 review
5.0Dined on May 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great experience. It was our daughter's 20th birthday. It was a first time experience for all of us, and we will definitely be back! Our waiter was very friendly and super helpful, along with being patient as it was all new to us!

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AN
Dallas
4 reviews
4.0Dined on May 28, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The food was pretty good. If you think about it, it's just bits of chopped up things, but it was fine. Our server was very good, though her Manager ended up giving her so many tables that she wasn't as responsive to us near the end of the meal as she was at the beginning. I was frustrated by the Manager being the old to cash us out. He added an automatic 18% gratuity to our check, which was fine - except he added it to a total that included $60 in COOKBOOKS that I purchased. I wouldn't normally give an 18% gratuity on cookbooks. This was disappointing. It's not a great value. Six people and, with that automatic tip, our meal cost $450.00. Quite expensive for what it is.

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J
1 review
3.0Dined on May 27, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 5

My boyfriend and I loved the food. Unfortunately this was our second attempt to attend this restaurant. The first time to attend we got seated and no one came to our table for 20 mins so we left. The only reason we came back was because our food would be comped and had a free night without kids. I was very pleased with the owner/manager Dave he is very nice but the staff needs some work. They start you off with cheese fondue then your salad then the main entree then chocolate fondue. After completing(no loner eating) every entree we waited about 15 mins for the next entree. Again, the food is great and maybe we're just homebodies but I don't like getting to a restaurant at 6 and not leaving till after 8. In my opinion the experience would have been wonderful if our waitress was more punctual. If you like spending the whole night at a restaurant, go for it, this is your place to be!

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BB
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1.0Dined on May 26, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 4

I’m sorry, I generally do not give reviews. But, this was one of the worst experiences I have had.
We travel. A lot! And we eat out almost daily. So, we know the different between a good and, bad dining experience.
1. We waited so long in between our servers visits to the table that, we actually pulled out the phones and surfed the internet to pass the time.
2. Food. The cheese was gritty and of poor quality. Main course meats were average. Not the quality I expect at these prices. When it came to chocolate, there was not enough to dip even half of the fruits.
3. Price. This experience took over two hours and there were only two of us. Food and service were not representative of what we paid.

We won’t be back.

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OT
1 review
5.0Dined on May 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was a first time experience for most of our group. We were celebrating the graduation of our granddaughter from High School. She choose this place and it was wonderful. The staff was great and kept things going. Before I realized it, a couple hours had passed. I would recommend this to everyone.

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OT
Dallas
2 reviews
5.0Dined on May 25, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

This was a great place to come for a date night or small intimate birthday celebration. This was our first visit and we will surely be coming back. I highly recommend the bacon & jalapeño cheese fondue and I’m not a chocolate fan normally but I really enjoyed the S’mores fondue (both were delicious)!

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WW
1 review
5.0Dined on May 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dave was great! He explained the menu and what to expect prior to the day of my event. The service was wonderful & I will be returning soon.

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HB
1 review
4.0Dined on May 17, 2018
Overall 4food 2service 5ambience 5

The dining experience was good. Wait staff was helpful in explaining all of the special instructions for the nature of the restaurant. The food was plentiful but did not look fresh. A few members of our group went home sick.

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OT
1 review
5.0Dined on May 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was great

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CP
1 review
5.0Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went for mother's day
Its was romantic
And the food was great
Thanks melting pot

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YC
1 review
4.0Dined on May 12, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

This place is beautiful. I love how elegant it feels. The waiter was very sweet and explained everything to us. He was always there when we needed him. The food was delicious . This is a great place to go for an anniversary , bday or holiday :) I do recommend it to everyone. Just be ready to spend about 2 hours there and some cash.

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SC
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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waitress Kim was amazing. She was attentive, informative and so friendly. Even if the food wasn't amazing also we would return just for her This was our first experience there and we will be back for sure.

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N
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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was wonderful! My family and I went for my birthday and enjoyed everything! Might not do the full 4 course meal, was so full after that it was hard to eat all the dessert.

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OT
Dallas
1 review
2.0Dined on May 11, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 3

I’ve resisted the ‘Fondue’ experience for years because it seemed like an expensive gimmick. Decided to roll the dice this time and treat the family to an unusual

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HR
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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time eating at The Melting Pot. Dylan our server was great at explaining options. Fun experience. Will be going again.

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