About The Melting Pot - Lyndhurst

The Melting Pot Lyndhurst is a modern, romantic, interactive, upscale, casual & fun fondue restaurant. From an intimate dinner for 2, to a girl’s night out, to a banquet of 100, The Melting Pot Lyndhurst is a place to escape the day to day & relax! Our beautifully appointed dining rooms, superior service, Wine Spectator award winning wine list, luscious and creamy cheese fondues, crisp seasonal salads, succulent entrees including steak, lobster, chicken, shrimp, vegan & vegetarian meals plus our decadent chocolate fondue desserts make for a perfect dinning experience in casual elegance! Winner of Smart Business Magazine's 2007 World Class Service Award for the Great Escape, the 2005 Silver Spoon award for best new restaurant & winner of Wine Spectator's 2005, 2006, 2007 & 2008 Best wine list!

24741 Cedar Road
Legacy Village
Lyndhurst, OH 44124
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Fondue, Vegetarian / Vegan

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily: 12:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Richmond

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(216) 381-2700

Website:
http://www.meltingpot.com/lyndhurst/specials

Parking Details:
Valet Parking Provided by Legacy Village for $5.00
Plenty of parking in Legacy Village parking lots.

Private Party Facilities:
The Melting Pot - Lyndhurst's private dining rooms are a superior venue for that special dinner or cocktail reception & provides an executive retreat for your next business meeting or family celebration.

Private Party Contact:
our Private Event Coordinator: (844) 215-1497

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Join Club Fondue to learn more about special promotional nights such as spa night, beer and wine dinners and 80's night. Sign up for Club Fondue and receive special discounts and first shot opportunity for holiday reservations. http://www.meltingpot.com/our-menu.aspx

Specials

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Specials

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Details

Each Mom will receive a special gift card from the Melting Pot! Mother’s Day: A day to shower Mom with gratitude, affection & molten cheese fondue. We’ll be serving our award-winning menu featuring Creamy Cheese Fondues, Seasonal Salads, Delectable Entrees & Scrumptious Chocolate Fondue.

The Melting Pot - Lyndhurst Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

service

3.8

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4.0

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3.5

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Moderate

76% would recommend it to a friend

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Quiet Conversation (10)
Fit for Foodies (9)
Casual (7)
Gluten Free Options (7)
Hot Spot (7)
Business Meals (7)
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Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
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 (Cleveland)·Dined 6 days ago

This was our first visit to the Melting Pot. As a kid during the 1970's I remember the Fondu fad back then, but this experience is nothing like what we had at home!

The service was very good. Our server may have been a little overwhelmed at first as another server had to take our order and continued to assist throughout the meal. Having said that, the servers were very attentive, explained everything to our satisfaction and engaged in small conversation as time permitted.

We will definitely be back!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Fun, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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·Dined on April 15, 2018

I was not greeted at the door. I had to call the restaurant from inside the restaurant to get someone’s attention. The booth smelled like old dirty dish water & the food was overpriced for such mediocre dining.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on April 14, 2018

The food was too expensive it was good but portion was bad

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·Dined on April 14, 2018

Waited 35 mins before we went to a manager for our order not being taken.

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·Dined on April 14, 2018

Scheduled reservation for 7:15 pm was seated at 7:30 pm. Placed bar order took 15 minutes to get drinks. Asked server Micca if bar was behind. He told us New trainee was working bar. Cheese fondue was excellent. Iceberg wedge salad good, entrees were flavorful. Turtle chocolate fondue was outstanding. Micca was polite and attentive server. Bussers were effectively cleaning away dishes and refilling water glasses. We were disappointed they were out of lobster. However, we substituted salmon which was delicious. Given today's difficulties in finding employees, experience was
satisfying. I will recommend Melting Pot.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on April 14, 2018

It was our first time there and the dining experience was very disappointing. If the waiter would have been even a little helpful, it could have been a real nice experience.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on April 14, 2018

Food seem to be a little bit overpriced for the money took a long time for the waiter to actually get to us and us being new to the place wasn't very helpful

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on April 12, 2018

Melting pot menu is always new with seasonal items. That keeps me going back. The food is always fresh and perfect quality, which I value highly. I would love lower prices so I could come more often.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on April 8, 2018

Had a great time. Food and service was excellent. Always a bit pricey...but that’s expected.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Gluten Free Options
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·Dined on April 1, 2018

Our experience was excellent. The server (I wish I could remember her name) was outstanding! She made us feel like old friends visiting. She was extremely friendly - made sure we enjoyed every moment - especially my son-in-law who experienced it for the first time.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Cozy, Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on March 30, 2018

An enjoyable experience. Attentive service and comfortable atmosphere. Never felt hurried. Cheese fondue was excellent. Entree variety was good and sauces made the meats and seafood better than expected with this style of cooking. Chocolate fondues for dessert were outstanding. All in all, a fine evening.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on March 30, 2018

If you're looking for a place where you can enjoy an extended, relaxing and fun night out, the Melting Pot is an excellent choice. The menu has a large variety of options and it's a different type of dinner experience.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Fun, Good for a Date
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·Dined on March 28, 2018

I have been to this restaurant before but I didn’t remember it being so expensive. They charged over $30 for meat and vegetables. Then they charged for the method to cook. ( oil or wine). It was fun and food was good but I felt like the price was way too much for what we got to eat.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on March 24, 2018

The reservation was clearly marked "wedding anniversary" with special order of 6 chocolate covered strawberries. It was Saturday night for a special occasion.

It took forever to get seated and a table for 2, for a reservation 15 minutes after ours, was seated ahead of us. The hostess could not explain why when we inquired.

We got stuck at a table by the bar with a view of the TV March Madness basketball game 😡 It took 20 minutes for any waiter to show up. My husband was ready to walk out. The drinks ended up being delivered after the first course of food got to the table. At the end of the meal the waiter showed up with 4 strawberries, not the 6, and my husband was beyond irritated.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on March 21, 2018

Our server was terrific. She knew the correct timing of our meal and came back to our table just in time to refresh drinks and bring next course. She was friendly, knowledgable, and attentive. We really enjoyed our evening.

Tags: Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on March 19, 2018

I don’t think I could have had a more terrible experience. Made a reservation for 6:30 and arrived to restaurant on time. Had to wait 20 minutes to be seated. Once seated, had to wait another 15 minutes to be greeted be server. Host did not ask me if I wanted coach check until I was seated, and did not provide me with special menu until I inquired about the special dinner for two they have been advertising. The first bottle of wine I ordered they did not have. Of course the server did not know this so another wait ensued. Ordered a second bottle of wine. They were out of that as well. Of course the server did not know this either. Another wait. One hour after arrival I settled on a third choice of wine. Server was not communicative and was not trained well. Did not clear plates and did not ask for additional refill on wine since I had to settle on the third option which was a half bottle. Silverware was dirty. Salad was stale and pre-made. At a lower price point you would expect this level of service perhaps, and you are paying for the novelty of this experience, but this was a catastrophe. I will not be back.

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·Dined on March 18, 2018

Normally when your server greets you, they ask if there is any special occasion that has brought you in. After our waiter did not ask, my boyfriend mentioned it was my birthday and asked if they did anything special for birthdays. Our waiter said yes, he will figure something out but then never brought anything over for me. A person in the booth next to us was celebrating her birthday also and their waitress brought over a small cake with candles but yet I never got what my waiter promised. Also he did not come over very often, we never got refills and we waited at least 10 minutes for him to pick up our check and then return my change. Overall, he wasn't very good but I still love the melting pot. Hopefully next time I will receive a better server.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Fun
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·Dined on March 17, 2018

Waitress was great the experience was great also my first time..

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on March 11, 2018

We had a nice time at the restaurant, the waiter was very good, explaining the menu options and refilling drinks. For such an expensive place ( our Bill was $250 for 5 of us) there were a large number of children making a lot of noise, which surprised us. The food was good, the wait staff was good, we enjoyed ourselves, they had placed balloons and chocolate covered strawberries on our table as we had requested for our daughter's 18th birthday. They accommodated our party even when we arrived half an hour earlier than our reservation was for.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on March 11, 2018

I booked on open table, for a birthday party. I cAlled the restaurant to change the time, which they said was fine. Then though it says they open at 1200, they turned away my guest that arrived at 11:58, and were turning others away at the door.

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·Dined on March 11, 2018

Had an 8pm res. Waited until 9 and left. Bar had fruit flys.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 11, 2018

Just always know you will wait. Even with reservations you will wait 30 min to be seated.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on March 11, 2018

Had to wait 40 minutes AFTER our reservation time to get seated. Not acceptable. There is no point in having a reservation if you have to wait that long. Kind of set a bad tone for the evening. Took over 3 hours from walking in to walking out - so a long time. Nice private table and delicious cheese and dessert. Would not go back if they are not honoring reservations in a timely manner - caused too much frustration.

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·Dined on March 6, 2018

The cheese and chocolate courses were the best. Great place for martinis. Service was excellent. We had a party of 7 and had two different fondue pots for each course, but the chocolate fondue should have had more chocolate. We ran out of chocolate and still had a lot of items to dip. Took 3 1/2 hours for 4 courses.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on March 4, 2018

Not only did we have to wait over 30 minutes for our reserved table, but our server was completely inattentive. We spent over 3 hours at this restaurant. The food was fine, but the experience was not enjoyable.

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 (New England)·Dined on March 4, 2018

We were really excited to have a little room all to ourselves as requested!!! However, our waiter seemed to be in a really bad mood. He wasn’t very attentive (we went pretty long without being checked on/waiting for water/waiting for refills) and he just seemed quite grumpy. Kind of frustrating with how expensive this place is. The food was amazing as always!!!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 4, 2018

The waitress was very friendly but she was not very well trained. I don’t know if was her first day or not, but she couldn’t explain to us how the service worked.. it was our first time there so we were lost with so many options .. she could have been more clear in her explanation... but the food was really really good! We will try again and I hope having luck to get other attendant...

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on March 4, 2018

Very good experience!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on March 3, 2018

This is the second time we have been here. The first time we went with friends. This time we took our 10 and 15 year old daughters. They were not impressed by anything but the dessert. Both my husband and daughter ate half cooked chicken and I had to inspect every bite after that. We were there for over 3 hours! The food is just ok to me. For the price, I would rather take my family out twice to another nice restaurant. Our check was almost $250 with tax and tip. No alcoholic beverages!!!

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·Dined on February 26, 2018

I was really disappointed in the quality of food. It was my first and probably last visit. The bread for the cheese tasted stale, the salad was soggy, and the meat was bland. The dessert was the only good thing. We also weren't given good instructions in how to cook the food.

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·Dined on February 24, 2018

it was a fun family thing to experience. This was a gift for Christmas. There were 8 of us and the whole experience was a blast for everyone.

Only thing i would change is the lighting. it was a bit dark.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for Groups
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on February 21, 2018

Food was good, but it was very pricy for the amount you get. Expect to be here awhile, 2 hours in and we hadn’t even gotten to order the dessert that came with our meal. We waited a good 45 minutes between courses for the food to even be brought out, even though it’s brought out raw, which we couldn’t understand. We brought this to the managers attention and he was very responsive, which was nice. Overall the experience was good but a little frustrating.

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·Dined on February 19, 2018

Service was excellent. Atmosphere was great, it has a romantic vibe without being too quiet. Having the cheese fondue as an appetizer, it was fun, delicious, interesting, everything a small plate dish should be. I thought the main course might be the same but it quickly looses its excitement. For the price tag, I would expect something a little more complex in both aesthetics & taste. In my personal opinion (coming from a chef point of view), leave the fondue for small plates or appetizers. Let the main course truly be the main course. Now as that is the idea behind the entire restaurant, things might just have to stay the way they are & obviously a lot of people love it. These are just my thoughts

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Healthy, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on February 19, 2018

Great location for a fun evening out- great service, great food, loved it!

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·Dined on February 19, 2018

Delicious food. Nice variety of menu items. Good mood lighting. Quiet sound levels. Fun and interactive. Good for all ages and occasions.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fun, Romantic, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on February 18, 2018

All i can say is this place was amazing from the food to the service. Best place ive been to in a very long time.

Tags: Worth the Drive
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·Dined on February 18, 2018

The soap in the women's bathroom is watered down... overpriced but food was good.

Tags: Quick Bite
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on February 18, 2018

Food was great. Service was a little rushed and impersonal.

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·Dined on February 17, 2018

Always enjoy dining here. Had a long, relaxing dinner with my partner and the food tasted great. Our server checked on us periodically. Hope to be back again soon!

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·Dined on February 17, 2018

Fun, but expensive and the menu is confusing to understand! I had no idea how much anything was or how many meats to pick etc. The waiter was very helpful

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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