About The Melting Pot - Houston

The Melting Pot Restaurant is where fun is cooked up fondue style. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, anniversary, long overdue date night or celebrating with a group.

We are the premier fondue restaurant, centrally located on Westheimer, providing a casually elegant dining experience and an intimate atmosphere. The relaxing four-course experience begins with a cheese fondue prepared table side and fresh salads while your entrée pot heats up. You’ll simmer a variety of meats, seafood and vegetables in the cooking style of your choice. Each bite is hot, fresh and delicious and all entrées are accompanied by an array of dipping sauces. Chocolate fondue is the finale, served with decadent dippers. Most make reservations for the four-course dining experience but more than a few have stopped by to satisfy that cheese fondue or chocolate craving. The Melting Pot also features a great wine list, specialty cocktails and martinis.

6100 Westheimer Rd
Suite 146
Houston, TX 77057
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Fondue, Japanese, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday : 4:30pm - 10:30pm, Saturday: 3:00pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Between Hilcroft & Fountainview at Greenridge

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(713) 532-5011

Website:
http://www.meltingpot.com/houston

Parking Details:
Plenty of public parking available.

Executive Chef:
Dustin Wendel

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

The Melting Pot Fondue is closed for Thanksgiving. We hope you will fondue with us again soon.

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Celebrate Christmas Eve with Family & Friends Fondue Style.
$83.90 couple or $89.90 with Lobster. Four-Course Price Fixed Menu. Includes: Choice of Cheese Fondue, Salad, Fondue Favorites Entree and Choice of Chocolate Fondue. Children $19.95 3 Course. Prices + tax and suggested 20% gratuity.

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

The Melting Pot Houston is Closed on Christmas Day. We hope you will fondue with us again soon. Merry Christmas!

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Dip Into A New Year Fondue Style.
$89.95 pp + tax and suggested gratuity. Premium Four-Course Menu includes Cheese Fondue Choice, Salad, Choice of Entree, Chocolate Fondue + Champagne Toast (Souvenir Glasses), Gift Back, $25 Return Dip Certificate. $35pp cancellation fee after reservations made.

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Details
Sun 2:30PM - 4:00PM

Mon - Thu 4:30PM - 5:30PM

Fri 4:00PM - 5:30PM 9:00PM - 10:00PM

Sat 3:00PM - 4:30PM 9:00PM - 10:00PM

The Melting Pot - Houston Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (63)
Special Occasion (60)
Romantic (53)
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Good for Anniversaries (49)
Good for Birthdays (42)
Fun (38)
Cozy (33)
Quiet Conversation (31)
Creative Cuisine (27)
Worth the Drive (25)
Good for Groups (16)
Casual (16)
Kid-friendly (12)
Hot Spot (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Pre/post Theatre (9)
Tasting Menu (9)
Authentic (8)
Comfort Food (8)
Late-night Find (8)
Fit for Foodies (6)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Healthy (6)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Business Meals (5)
Happy Hour (5)
Bar Seating (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Scenic View (3)
Seasonal (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Great Beer (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
People Watching (1)
Spicy (1)
Tapas (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
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·Dined 21 hours ago

Birthday celebration. Excellent food and service

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·Dined 2 days ago

I really enjoyed my time at the restaurant and they did an amazing job presenting my table , my partner loved it and talked about it the whole night...

Tags: Hot Spot, Tasting Menu, Vibrant Bar Scene, Quiet Conversation, Late-night Find, Comfort Food, Cozy
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·Dined 4 days ago

Was really fun to go back we love the ambience and how cozy it is.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Special Occasion, Cozy, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 13, 2017

We went to The Melting Pot for the first time, to celebrate my birthday. We really enjoyed the experience, and our server was very helpful and friendly. We loved the cheese fondue- so tasty! The salad was delicious. The entrees were good, but not my favorite. The chocolate fondue was fabulous!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 12, 2017

It is my favorite restaurant. Love the cheese fondue, chocolate fondue, lobster, their sauces and dressings

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Having multiple servers made the process much slower and more confusing than necessary. Also, making us move tables from one in a quiet, private corner to one in a loud area of the restaurant because they forgot to add the "touch of romance" I ordered was NOT cool.

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

The food continues to be excellent. However, the ambiance has gone away since our first visit years ago. At that time, it was a quiet, romantic dining spot with a formal atmosphere. Now, it has become a loud restaurant with screaming kids running through the restaurant and diners in shorts and jeans. For the price, I expect a more formal dining experience. It's become the equivalent of a Joe's Crab Shack. Think I'll take my business to something like a Churrascos.

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Birthday dinner for my daughter. Overall experience was great. Service was a little slow, but friendly and helpful.

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 11, 2017

A lot of fun and good food

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 (E. Tennessee)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Unfortunately service was lacking. Waited 20 minutes for the server to acknowledge us and longer just to get water. First round of drinks took another 15 minutes, and service just went downhill from there. I've seen the restaurant busy, and I didn't think it was that packed for the wait time we were subjected to. Food is always great, and normally service is too. But not this night. We will be going back, but hopefully we won't get the same service.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Casual, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

As a customer of the Melting Pot for 15 yrs, I was extremely disappointed in my dining experience last night. Our waiter did not give us everything we ordered and paid for. Ordering the 4 course meal we got the cheesey baked potato fondue and only receive a small bowl of bread for 4 people to share. The apples that usually come with the cheese fondue was not given or offered. We were pressured multiple times to be done with the cheese so they could take it. Our main course came and we did not get to pick our cooking oil, the waiter “forgot” to ask us so instead chose which oil he wanted to give us. When I asked him, he made us feel like it would be a huge inconvenience to switch oils so we kept it. He dropped of the meats and sauces, did not review cooking times or which sauce wS which (we had 2 kids with us who needed to know) and I had to make him come back and review this with us. He then failed to deliver us the vegetables that go with the meal and I, again, had to ask him for this and only receive one small bowl for 4 people to share. Then fir desert the waiter forgot one plate and had to go get one, we had a plate with 2 of everything, yet there were 4 of us so we did not all get to try or have some of the desert. I, unfortunately will probably never go back after that horrible decline in service and overall experience.

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We visited the Melting Pot for a birthday celebration with wife and daughter. The food and service was outstanding. It is a bit pricey, but a fun and different type of dining experience. I recommend doing the four course dining. Great experience.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Always the best place to bring your wife, fiancee or best friend. Excellent every time

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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Our server was very helpful due to not being our first time there and the food was very delicious

Tags: Cozy, Fun, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Service was friendly and the hocus pocus witches were to die for. Food was delicious as always. Kids had fun cooking their own food at the table. Meal was pricey for a family of six but worth it for a birthday celebration.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

My husband and I both really enjoyed the experience as first timers. This was for our second anniversary and loved it.

Tags: Seasonal, Fun, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Wonderful food as always. Waiter was obviously new, but still very competent. Overall, very fine every time.

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Our first time here and our waiter let us know everything we needed to know about the menu. He had excellent recommendations and even said he would change our cooking options if we didn't like the style. We were very pleased with our meal anyhow. Great place and not too busy for a Friday evening.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Fun, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 25, 2017

I am a regular here and I love it. The food is always so good and the service is great.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Very nice for date night

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Celebrating my two year anniversary with my boyfriend was made even more memorable because of this experience!

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The best thing about The Melting Pot is the fun interaction with your family and friends while cooking your meal. It is a great place to go for a special night when you really want to get the chance to talk. This was a special dinner for my daughter's fabulous grades this quarter, and she really enjoyed it. It's kid friendly- but I would say best for age 10 and up, a toddler would scare me around the hot plates and liquid.

And of course, the best course was the dessert!!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for a Date
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 22, 2017

My husband and I always enjoy this place, you can talk, enjoy the food and the drinks, we loved the Sunshine Sangria 100% great :)
The service a is really good, they let you enjoy your time, no pressure to make you eat and go like other places, we always agree that we need to come back soon is worth it even though is 40 minutes away from our home.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Friend’s birthday and a job promotion

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Are waiter was awesome !!

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Must ask for Jessica. She is fun friendly. Great smile and looking.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

The service was amazing. The waiter explained the menu perfectly and recommended great choices. I previously visited melting pot in Memphis about 5 years ago but it did not wow me. This time I was very pleased and would visit over and over again. My best friend celebrated her birthday as it was her 1st time visiting a melting pot. Thanks Melting Pot of Houston for making our first trip to Houston amazing!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 20, 2017

I love the Melting Pot! I have been going for years about once a month. I crave it and enjoy my experience every time. And, Michelle is the best! I highly recommend!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Fun, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Excellent staff, excellent food, excellent experience! EVERYONE needs to try this place! So many different options!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Fun, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 16, 2017

We came here for my birthday this past weekend on a Sunday evening. The service was exceptional and the food was all very good. I would definitely come back again, even just for cheese and dessert. Fantastic experience overall.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Cozy, Romantic, Casual
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Amazing food & service 👌🏼

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Over all a great experience and great food!! The only complainant was when my boyfriend and I went we were surrounded by 3 different 10-15 top tables all for kids birthday dinner, so it was EXTREMELY loud. Could barely hear each other talk... once they left (when we got dessert) it was so much better. Wish I would of asked to be moved, but it was a rare occasion of so many kid parties.

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Amazing night. Fantastic food. Awesome server. Thank you Les!

Tags: Casual, Quiet Conversation, Paleo Friendly, Good for Groups
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Good food good service but check your bill. They tend to make mistakes “by accident “. Not the first time I have caught them.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 8, 2017

service was exceptional. from the moment we walked in we were welcomed and invited to an experience we will never forget. We were seated very quickly. Our server was not only polite but very knowledgeable. From the appetizers to entrees, she was vibrant. we dove right in to the classic. The salad our server recommended was beyond delicious. The colors popped and the flavors tied in with every bite. I would definitely be going back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

My only suggestion would be is to be mindful when a special occasion is disclosed when a reservation such as an Anniversary or Date Night is made where it's clearly a couple, not setting them near children. We love The Melting Pot and always go on special occasions, however, there has been a time or two including this past time (Oct. 7) where we were sat next to loud children while trying to have a romantic dinner. I know this is something that can't always be prevented, but maybe there could be some sort of solution.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 3, 2017

As always, The Melting Pot was a fantastic experience. Food was delicious, great drinks on offer an our server was knowledgeable and friendly.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

We use this restaurant for special occasions or just a relaxing date night. However, of late the service has become hit or miss. When the service is good, the experience is hard to beat. Conversely, if the service is off, it detracts from the full meal. Recently, about every third or fourth visit, we've had questionable service. It had gotten to the point that we even request a specific server. Unfortunately, he wasn't working on our last visit.

One of the things we really appreciate about a fondue meal is the pave that allows us a great opportunity for conversation as the food is prepared. Four courses usually mean that dinner will be around an hour. On our last visit, the server was ready to remove our cheese course and start the preparation for our entree while we were still enjoying the cheese. It's awkward to be eating one course while someone is standing at the end of the table waiting to switch the cooking containers.

We had the opposite situation between the entree and dessert courses while we were left sitting there waiting for the chocolate preparation at arrive.

These may sound like minor issues, but when I'm dining at this level of restaurant, I don't expect there to be any issues. For the price of a meal for two at Melting Pot, we could have dined at Commander's Palace and there would be no question about quality of service.

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Great place to change things up. My daughter always enjoys this place for her birthday. Would recommend for kids at least 5 and up.

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Our waiter (Ezra) was great. However, one of the managers on staff (Michele) was unprofessional and rude. My friend and I asked a question regarding the wine pairing with a 4 course meal promotion and when the bill came it was not what we expected. When we approached Michele about it, she was anything but gracious and accused us of misunderstanding what she meant. Instead of apologizing and providing customer service, she was rude, snippy, and not an accurate representation of what Melting Pot stands for. Luckily our waiter was awesome and made up for the lack of customer service and general respect for my friend and I who come to Melting Pot frequently.

Tags: Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Romantic
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