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The Melting Pot - Arlington VA

4.5
2315 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Fondue
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  • Good for a Date (29)
  • Special Occasion (27)
  • Romantic (24)
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 & cocktails, as well as fabulous four-course fondue dinners. No matter what the occasion, from a romantic date to a get together with friends, meetings, or large groups, The Melting Pot always provides fun & lasting memories. Make reservations today & come dip into something different.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Fondue, Dessert, Swiss
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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 - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(703) 243-4490
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Cross street: Fairfax Dr
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What 2315 People Are Saying
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4.5
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4.5
food
4.5
service
4.2
ambience
3.9
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Candice (Richmond)
5.0
Dined a day ago

Great food and great service as always!

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0
Dined 3 days ago

A pleasant, relaxing experience in a nice atmosphere in which we could converse in normal voice.

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OpenTable Diner 
1.0
Dined 4 days ago

Horrible service!!! Was trying something new, and was very disapppinted!!!!

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OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
5.0
Dined 4 days ago

Excellent location for special occasion dining. One of our favorites for celebrating Anniversaries and Birthdays. Interesting, non-standard selection of foods. Fondue is not a stable in my diet, but is a fun addition for special events. Always a good experience!

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jane (Washington DC)
5.0
Dined on January 15, 2018

We went to the melting pot for my son's 17th birthday. It is one of his favorite restaurants. When you think about the food you get, it is a bit expensive, but when you add in the fun fondue experience, it is worth it for a special occasion. We really enjoyed the cheese and main course fondues, but everyone agreed that their favorite, by far, was the chocolate dessert fondue. Our server was terrific and the boys all had a great time.

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Ksrgatorfn (Washington DC)
4.0
Dined on January 13, 2018

This was an annual birthday outing with friends. The food was excellent as always and it wasn’t noisy so we were able to have nice conversation as we ate.

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ArnitraH 
1.0
Dined on January 7, 2018

Worst $150 I've ever spent in my life! Do not recommend.

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vipLaura (Washington DC)
3.0
Dined on January 6, 2018

Despite having a reservation and showing up 20 min early they isn’t seat us until 15 min past our reservation time. We also watched approximately 6 other parties get seated in front of us which was annoying. However our waiter was great and the food and drinks were great. Would recommend this location to friends.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

The meal was great!! Our server was amazing! She was very accommodating. The manager came by often to check in with us. I think his name was Jeff.
The atmosphere was horrible! Seated next to a loud, cursing, group for New Year’s Eve and spent 3 hours listening to their foul mouths. No, we didn’t complain. Now I wish we had. We were seated next to a window that had ice on the inside and a constant draft.

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vipDCfoodie1 (Washington DC)
4.0
Dined on December 28, 2017

Steve was an amazing server-great recommendations, prompt, fun-only want to come back when he is serving!

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Fondue, Dessert, Swiss
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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 - 9:00pm
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Cross street
Fairfax Dr
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Price range
$31 to $50
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(703) 243-4490
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Parking details
Please use the LAZ parking garage below the restaurant. There is an access road to the right if you're facing the restaurant. The entrance is at the end of this road on the left. Bring in the ticket for validation, which lowers the price to $2.00. Validation lasts for 4 hours from the time you enter the garage. After the 4 hour period, validation is void and posted rates apply.
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Public transit
From the Metro - Orange Line: Take Metro to the Ballston Metro stop. Come out of Metro station onto Fairfax Drive. Make a left onto Fairfax and walk about 3 blocks to Glebe Road. Make a right onto Glebe Road and walk about 1 1/2 blocks. The restaurant is on the left.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

We will open as early as 11:30 am for parties of 10 or more with a set menu. Please contact us to set up your next banquet!

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