About The Melting Pot - Arlington TX

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.

4000 Five Points Blvd., Suite 119
Arlington, TX 76018
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Fondue, Vegetarian / Vegan

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.

Cross Street:
Matlock & I20

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(817) 472-9988

Website:
http://www.meltingpot.com/arlington-tx

Catering:
Personalized options are available. Contact a manager for more details.

Parking Details:
Handicap spaces available in front.

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

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.

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

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Celebrate with festive fondue! Our new menu will be available 3-9 p.m. Sunday, December 24th. Reserve our private room for parties of ten or more.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Ring in 2018 fondue-style with a feature five-course menu, champagne, souvenir photo and 2018 favors! Our tables are already counting down. Reserve yours today!

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

Private Dining

With fondue dining, the more the merrier. We work with you to ensure your event is exceptional start to finish.

The Melting Pot - Arlington TX Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

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4.5

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4.6

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4.2

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91% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (50)
Good for a Date (45)
Good for Anniversaries (37)
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Romantic (36)
Good for Birthdays (26)
Quiet Conversation (25)
Creative Cuisine (21)
Cozy (20)
Fun (20)
Worth the Drive (19)
Good for Groups (15)
Casual (12)
Tasting Menu (12)
Fit for Foodies (11)
Gluten Free Options (11)
Healthy (11)
Business Meals (8)
Notable Wine List (7)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Authentic (6)
Bar Seating (6)
Kid-friendly (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Happy Hour (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Spicy (3)
Vegan (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Seasonal (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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·Dined 6 days ago

Everything was awesome and the service was good!!!

Tags: Romantic, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 4, 2017

Everything was phenomenal, the food was delicious and service was overall good.

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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Had horrible service. Server got our bill wrong three different times, we eventually just paid despite it still being wrong so we could leave. Only saw the server when she brought the food. Didn’t bring drinks or refills when requested. Food was okay, but have had much better fondue other places.

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·Dined on December 2, 2017

First time at the Melting Pot. The food was good but our waitress rarely checked on us and for the money spent I think the service should have been better.

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 (Adelaide / SA)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Dad daughter date. Had a blast. She loved all the meat they brought. The cheese fondue was right on mark. She ate the whole chocolate with peanut butter fondue dessert selections. It was a successful fun time.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Casual
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·Dined on November 29, 2017

My girlfriend loved all the GF options available (way more than Simply Fondue). The food and service were great!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Paleo Friendly, Good for a Date, Gluten Free Options, Fun, Cozy
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Enjoyed our 4-course meal at the Melting Pot. This was our second visit to this location and both times the food, selection and wait staff have been outstanding. Both times the courses were a little slow coming out, but we don't plan anything with a start time afterwards so we can just enjoy the meal. If it takes a little longer that's okay. With the exception of the entree, the fondue portions seemed smaller than I remembered, but I was by no means hungry when I left. Enjoyable evening all around.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Fun, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Our food was great. Unfortunately our waitress was sub par at best. She was very casual and almost unprofessional in her words and tone. She forgot drinks and made a mistake with one of our orders and when addressed, her response was “my bad”... yes, your bad.. I just spent $195 on dinner for 3, and was expecting a little higher caliber of a waitress.

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·Dined on November 26, 2017

We had a lovely date for our wedding anniversary - everything from food to service was exceptional, this is one of our favorite "special occasion" choices. Thanks for always making it a great customer experience!

Tags: Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 22, 2017

Only gripe is making a reservation only to receive a table that was exposed to more traffic than any other. Maybe that table should have been given to the couple that came in without a reservation. Great place overall though. Cole was great.

Tags: Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 20, 2017

food was delicious, awesome experience. Great, intimate setting for a romantic anniversary night out. Gummy bear martini was good too!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

My daughter and I visited last night for a "girls night out". She's only 5 so we only wanted cheese and chocolate courses. I explained to the server that we only needed the "1 person portion" because my daughter really wouldn't eat that much. Our server was very sweet and did a great job to help us have a fun evening, but I was very disappointed to see that we were charged DOUBLE because there were "two of us". Even though the food was delicious and the experience was fun, this will definitely NOT be something we do more than maybe once a year. You should also explain that you are going to charge full price for a child. (And if that is the case, I would expect way more food to accommodate for the price. There was definitely not enough food had there been another adult with me.)
All in all, the food was good, but the price was not worth the amount which is very disappointing because we would have liked to have gone back more often.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fun
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

I've been to another fondue place and was not impressed because the only way to cook the meat was in oil. I liked the melting pot because they had options other than just oil. We just used the vegetable broth to cook our meat and it was not overly salty and it cooked the meat fairly quickly without getting in the way of the flavor of the different meats we got. We had a 615 reservation on a Saturday. We got there at 545 and they were able to seat us. It is a very clean restaurant and the bathrooms are also clean. I don't think the service was slow, our waiter just had to do so much for each table that we didn't leave until a little after 8. I wasn't really happy about being there for so long but considering how much time he spent with us explaining the menu and then getting the cheese and dessert fondue made that I knew he was busy with every table and not just ignoring us. The quality of the food was very good but I don't think it was worth the price. The price was really the only complaint I had but I did my research and knew it was expensive before we went so I didn't get sticker shock or anything like that.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Fun experience for the kids, but not sure it was worth the $200 we spent for 4 people with no drinks or alcohol. It was a four course meal consisting of bread and cheese, a salad, meat, and dessert. Bread and cheese were ok. Salads were small and average. Meat was good. Dessert was melted chocolate with a small plate of sliced bananas, a few marshmallows, a few brownie cubes, and a few strawberries. 18% gratuity is automatically added to the bill which is fine IF you receive good service. We sat for almost 25 minutes waiting on the dessert course and another server had to step in and help out. Take a chicken breast or your choice cut of beef and boil in a pot of broth for just over 2 minutes and that would probably sum up the experience.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Very quiet restaurant with individual dining booths. Waitress did an excellent
job explaining all and with her attentive service. We always spend special
occasions here.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Healthy, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Incredible atmosphere and service... food was very good as well ... especially desert!!!! Make sure you plan for at least 2 hours so that you are not rushed ... we had reservations for 9:00 pm and almost missed our movie reservations at 11:00 (theatre was a 2 minute drive) ... we will be visiting again, no doubt!!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great experience! Enjoyed our server Kim very much!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Disabled Access, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Our server was fantastic! She was very attentive and made our 6 year old’s birthday very special. Even brought over a few extra of her favorite dessert with a candle. Wonderful - love this place!

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·Dined on November 6, 2017

Fantastic place would differently recommend! Love the food we did the Arlington dinner for 2 lots of food we walked out really full!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu, Cozy, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

It was amazing! Food was excellent, our waitress Kim was amazing along with everyone else!! Definitely worth it!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great food and service from our waiter, but the bar service could have been better.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Kikiiiiikxofs. The only CSS to

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·Dined on October 31, 2017

Horrible customer service! Rude staff!! Rip off!! I was overcharged and asked for the bill to be fixed and they auto added 18% gratuity for a table of 2?? Very rude!!

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·Dined on October 29, 2017

I took my wife and two friends to it. We had a fantastic time. We got a pretty good deal on a groupon, and the staff was amazing. I wish I could remember our server's name, but he had an amazing mustache and had a very professional manner of speaking. We had an amazing time, and I am glad I took my wife there for our anniversary. Great place.

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (Austin)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Great food and great atmosphere. Very cool dining experience

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Our experience was ok, not necessarily a bad experience, just not a great experience like the fondue place in downtown Fort Worth. The salad was good, as was the cheese, although the cheese was a very small portion. The meats were ok, nothing to write home about. And lastly, the chocolate was ok, but again lacking portion size. All in all it was a so so experience, definitely will return simply Fondue instead.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Fun
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·Dined on October 24, 2017

My boyfriend had never tried fondue before so he decided to take me out so he could try it. He loved it!

Our server was super attentive. We will definitely go back.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 22, 2017

We are regulars at Melting Pot in San Antonio but also really enjoyed our dinner at the Arlington location. Nicely timed dinner with ample opportunity for conversation and fun.

Tags: Bar Seating, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Gluten Free Options
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

I only have one word for my most recent visit... SPECTACULAR! Our waiter was Dakota and he was great!

Tags: Hot Spot, Casual, Special Occasion, Quick Bite, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Had a great time. Lance took the time to answer all questions and gave great recommendations. This will definitely be put in the regular restaurant rotation for my family.

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

This is probably one of the better Melting Pots I've eaten at. At first I was a little taken aback at the waiter's snootiness, but he definitely warmed up quick and fell into a routine. We then realized it was part of his style and that he most definitely wanted us to have a good dining experience. The Ambiance was amazing, not too loud and not too quiet either. The courses were laid out well to enhance the whole Fon-Due dining experience. If you're looking for a nice date that won't destroy your bugdet but still give you some elegance...you can't go wrong here.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Spicy, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Fun, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Authentic
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Over all it was pretty excellent. The only draw back was the waiter, he was pretentious to the point of rude. I think he thought he was being funny but he wasn't. If the gratuity wasn't automatic he wouldn't have a tip from me.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Really enjoyed the evening.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 9, 2017

We celebrated our anniversary and we had a great time. The only negative thing was the couple next to us, very loud and obnoxious. This is NOT supposed to be a place for loud mouthed people. Our waitress was awesome, we really enjoyed our evening and the food was delicious.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Good for a Date, Fun, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

First time to visit The Melting Pot and it was a great experience. Staff was friendly and the atmosphere was great

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 6, 2017

I love this place it's my new favorite restaurant! The food is amazing and the service is great and very attentive! I'm so glad I found this gem!

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·Dined on October 5, 2017

We went for ladies night supporting Breast Cancer research. Along with all the amenities for the event, the staff was knowledgeable and bar staff was fast. Despite being slammed with a lot of tables our waitress was on top of everything. The Manager came by several time to check up on us as well. Overall perfect!

Tags: Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Gluten Free Options, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

We have been to two Melting Pot locations on 4 different occasions. Our visit to the Melting Pot in Addison, Texas on two occasions was wonderful. The atmosphere is wonderful, romantic and inviting. We have been to the Melting Pot in Arlington, Texas twice as well, but the experience is not quite on the same level as the Addison, TX location. The hostess in Arlington was rude and dismissive which set the tone for the whole experience. The waitstaff was wonderful but not quite as kind as in Addison. The food is great but the Romance package at the Addison location is way above the one in Arlington. This ultimate romance package is pricey; we spent around $200 for each of the 3 times we have done it and we decided we would never go back to the Arlington location but instead will drive an hour to go to the Addison location.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Romantic, Fun
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

The customer service was stellar. Everyone was attentive. I will definitely return.

Tags: Casual, Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene, Spicy, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options, Fun, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Late-night Find
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

I always love the melting pot! The food and ambience are wonderful… Our server was very friendly and courteous. The only problem was that she was a little slow and kept us waiting in between courses for significant periods of time. It was a Saturday night it was very busy so they may have been short staffed. But overall the food and the experience was wonderful!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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