The Melting Pot - Reston
Fri 5:00 pm–11:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm–11:00 pm
Sun 3:00 pm–9:00 pm
With our semi-private dining room we can accommodate parties of up to 35 on our 3 large tables. We can also do larger functions that utilize different sections of the restaurant. Feel free to contact us for further details.View Private Dining Details
Everything was excellent! Our server in training did a great job!
The food was great. All four courses were quality. Enjoyed beef, chicken, shrimp, and pork via 1 cooking style. Flavors were exceptional. That said, the booth was extremely cramped and created a less than favorable experience. I am a 6'1" 210lbs man. Leg room was nearly non-existent (4 people in my party). After looking at other booths in other areas of the restaurant, it appears some are smaller than others. I would recommend you look at the booth size before accepting the table. If it weren't for this issue, they would get a better rating.
Great service and perfect atmosphere for a date
Our server Michael was so sweet and took great care of us! It was Girls Night Out and he did a great job entertaining/talking and taking care of us!
Love this restaurant! All the servers are always so kind :)
Very slow service, waitress did not check on our table often at all, and when she did she took forever to return.
We visited Melting Pot for their Veteran's Day dinner specials. Our server, Lorenzo, was awesome. He was very entertaining and made our dining experience more enjoyable. We ordered their classic 4 course menu and we were given plenty of food. Loved the Brie and Bacon cheese fondue and the Truffle chocolate fondue. So delicious! Will definitely be back.
Still had to wait for 10-15 mins even with the reservation. Food was good. Service was also good. Friendly staff. But everything was taking too long to come
Easy online appointment scheduling.. outstanding customer service from both hostess and waiter.. have already recommended to friends and family... Will definitely be back.. all courses we're delicious.. mojo broth with seafood was awesome.. absolutely made for a fantastic night out for a 12th wedding anniversary!!
Best server we’ve ever had there.
Server dropped the heating unit on my knee. Otherwise a good experience
The food was fantastic and the atmosphere was the perfect girls night out.
Went in halloween night. It wasn't busy at all. The waitress seemed to not be very attentive. It took a long time in between the different plates. We had a reservation for 7:15, we walked out of there at 10pm which was quite crazy. I won't be coming back. I didn't find it to be a good value for the money.
Good evening, my wife and I received your email promotion today ($25 off your bill of $75 min) and decided to take advantage of this for a date night. We live about 30 to 45 minutes away and chose to eat at your restaurant as we have in the past. When we got here the manager who originally was on duty came over to the table was very nice and said he was told from our waiter about this promotion and you’ll make sure everything would be taken care of and was very friendly. When we finished dining, he had left and there was a taller manager on duty who wanted to look at the promotion and he read the email, told me to hold on a few moments left for a few minutes came back and said that he was not aware of this promotion but took two cheese something or another off the bill (Said it was close) … That is not how this works in my opinion, and this is not good business practice to send a promotion honoring some sort of valued coupon and not being able to do that… That’s just poor business practice. It’s not in the few dollars difference it’s the principle behind that.
Erin and Reid were awesome as usual. Our favorite, favorite place!
Birthday dinner was lovely and the service was great
I took my kids and they loved the whole experience! Waiter was fabulous and made good suggestions and was fun with my kids. Great experience!
Great food terrible waitress!
We have been at the Melting Pot Reston many times and loved it. Unfortunately, this time our waitress actitude was completely unacceptable. She was very rude when I asked to switch a pasta option on one of my kids dinner and she continued with her bad actitide for the rest of the night. I give credit to the manager who came to check on us but our waitress really arruined the night for me specially since we were there celebrating my daughter’s birthday. I will think twice before visiting again after our most recent experience.
Pricing is much higher than I remember. Fun experience though and good food. Would reccomended it but it isn’t cheap.
Service was great and we enjoyed our meal as always. Very happy with how the military is treated with the Monday discount. Keep up the GREAT WORK!
Generally good but the new option to grill your meat sucks. Doesn’t work at low heat levels needed for simmering a fondue and the meat needs to be cut much thinner to avoid the 10 minute+ cooking time.
Amazing, as always. It's expensive and calorific, definitely special occasion only, but wonderful.
I love the Melting Pot and go regularly for dates and girls nights. Yum!
Victoria was the best waitress we’ve ever had at a Melting Pot and were very impressed with our night. Can’t wait to come again
Erin was great as usual and had trainee “Q” learning from our fav!
Brian was very knowledgeable of the wines and professional. Corey always knows how to make our experience at The Melting Pot so memorable. Thank you! We will be back again.
Absolutely fantastic! Great idea for a date night
Entree takes way too long to cook. 4 people on 1 grill and it took 30 minutes for each round of steak or shrimp to be cooked. My son kept mixing up raw and cooked utensils. Why not sous vide the meat and let the customer do a final sear?
The Melting Pot is always a solid experience. The menu changes in just the right ways to keep things fresh while keeping the tried-and-true classics. Service is great, ambiance is private and good for conversation, and cooking your own food tableside is always a blast. Very good deal for ladies' night as well.
Birthday. We were told 2+ hours for the 4 course meal. We weren’t prepared for that. I would suggest just doing the cheese and chocolate. Skip the proteins and salad.
Our waiter Zach was great fun. Glad to have the Bananas Foster back on the menu!!!
I haven’t been to the melting pot in years since going vegan. When I found out they can provide a full 4 course vegan meal, I immediately rounded up some friends to check it out. We were not disappointed!! Everything was delicious, our server was knowledgeable, and we can’t wait to go back!
Food is great, the evening is fun, but it’s just too expensive for such small portions, so value takes a hit. It’s also louder than it needs to be for anonymous conversation, so overall just 4 out of 5 stars.
And be prepared to spend an easy 2+ hours on dinner and dessert. This is a long date so make sure you really like with whom you spend it!
We enjoyed the food, but the wait between courses was very long. Also, the restaurant was not very clean. There were left over food or liquid spatters on the booth that was right next to the fondue pot. The floors and certain other areas were noticeably neglected from cleaning.
First time time there Food was great and service was good We had a great time
Service was slow and it was not busy runny cheese sauce they had a new tabletop grill experience starting that did not work well
Some servers had food and stuff all over their clothes at 5:00. It was not appetizing to look at. For the $200 cost for hour people not worth is there are a lot better restaurants in this price point
It was my daughters and mine combined Birthday dinner. It was very nice, as always. Everything was sent to us well, and our waiter was good at explaining what he was doing while he did things. He made sure to get our special requests done quickly and correctly.
The menu seemed confusing.
My wife and I go out every Saturday for date night and have been doing so for 13 years. As you might assume, we have hit a lot of restaurants in the area.
We have been going to the Melting Pot in NOVA for 20+ years, dating back to when it was nearly impossible to find because it was hidden in an office park, in the back to boot. On our last visit, there seemed to be an issue with the hostess providing the server with out ticket. After 15 minutes of waiting for someone to come to our table, I went back to the front station and inquired. Apparently that was the issue, but no apologies, just sheepishly getting the issue corrected. The server seemed a bit agitated and I really did not connect with him during our two hour meal. With that being stated, I have felt that the Melting Pot in NOVA has gotten a bit more "unfriendly" and seems to portray an undertone that they have enough business, so your business is not necessarily a huge concern. I have had several small issues in the past at this location and would do not seem to have similar issues in the other higher end restaurants we patronize.
In the end, it's expensive cheese, proteins and veggies. You are cooking the food, so the service should be outstanding.
Service was great as we celebrated a new job for my son. It was DC restaurant week so the value for the complete dinner was excellent. We have always celebrated our birthdays at the Melting Pot and we were happy to return for another special occasion.