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Wed, 2/21
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The Melting Pot - Somerville

233 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Top Tags:
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Located close to the Bridgewater Commons Mall in historic downtown Somerville, The Melting Pot brings a truly unique upscale/casual dining experience to Central New Jersey. At The Melting Pot, fondue becomes a memorable and interactive four-course dining experience where patrons can "dip into something different."

Whether you're celebrating a birthday, anniversary, a long overdue date night, or celebrating with a group, The Melting Pot of Somerville is perfect for any occasion. Tailor your visit with a four-course dining experience including cheese fondue, salad, entree and dessert. Or, come by for fondue cheese paired with that perfect glass of wine from our extensive selection. That's not to say, we haven't had more than a few stop by to satisfy that chocolate craving after a movie.

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Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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French, Fondue, European
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Sunday: 12:00pm - 10:00pm,

Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm,

Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(908) 575-8010
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Cross street
N. Doughty Avenue
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Parking details
Ample parking is available behind the restaurant. The parking lot is accessible by turning on Davenport Street OR N. Doughty Ave from W. Main Street.
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Public transit
The NJ Transit Train Station is a short walk away. The NJ Transit bus stop is across the street.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine
What 233 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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3.5  based on recent ratings
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60% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner 
2.0  Dined 3 days ago

Service was slow, took 20 min to sit down with reservations. Not good value for money

TomG (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Food was very blan. Spent 200.00 for. Valentines night. Felt like we were getting rushed out. Forgot our wine during dessert. Only good thing was desert.

nisha (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Extremely bad waiter. We had ordered two four course meal and a kids meal. Didn't bring two cheese fondues or two choc fondues, had to argue about it. Similarly, didn't bring any bread or chips for the cheese fondue so had to ask for it and waiter behaved as if he was doing a favor. Money totally wasted and spoiled a special day...totally not worth going to this location. Over all Melting Pot is a great place but not Somerville location.

LeanneM (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

I always love coming here for special occasions. It’s a really treat. I also love how it’s a fun experience and different from other restaurants.

ChloeNJ (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

We've always enjoyed the Melting Pot at various locations. This location seems a bit outdated in its decor, and our server must have been inexperienced because he had to ask another employee a few of our questions about the menu. Otherwise, he was accommodating to us having two young children.

AndreA (Atlantic City)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

It was an excellent experience. The special half lasagna is definitely amazing.

Quinnie (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Love the melting pot. Cheese and chocolate were great. Service was poor. Made reservation via OpenTable yet we had to wait over 30min to be seated. Host and hostess were disorganized and harried. Table was wiped quickly no utensils/napkins. Had to ask twice and silver ware was put in a heap on the table. I understand being busy but overall poor poor service esp for the ever increasing prices and declining portion sizes. Will not be going back to this melting pot again

KRYSTa (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

First and last time ever eating at this location. Horrible service, completely understaffed, and such a negative atmosphere. Made a reservation for 7:30PM did not get seated until 8:00PM. The server was not knowledgeable of the menu and the dessert ordered was not presentable and distasteful.

DawnM (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

I took my boyfriend here for his birthday. The place was very busy. The staff was running around like crazy, but managed it all very well. We loved the experience! Our server was excellent and our food was great! It made for a fun date on a rainy Saturday night.

SPFC (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Fondue is always good and we loved it.
Service was subpar: very slow and with some minor mistakes such as no water in the pot which delayed our dinner.
The venue was very different from the many Melting Pots I have visited. In Somerville our table was in a narrow corridor, and it was challenging for wait staff to service us as other clients tried to pass behind them. The front door would often be left open which would bring in a freezing wind gust of 15 degrees.
Parking was an issue on Main St, especially because of the cold. Walking 3-5 blocks was not fun.

OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
1.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Slow service, very expensive for what you get, and it is dirty and dated. Our silverware was dirty. Will not go back.

BarbaraG (Adelaide / SA)
3.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

This was a fun birthday celebration for a party of six. We chose the four course option. Would have liked to have had 3 pots for dipping as opposed to 2. I felt it was a little pricey for the amount of food you get for the main course. On the up side the Birthday girl was happy and fun was had by all.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

Did not meet my expectations. I expected ambiance and food offerings to be better. Price was very high for the amount of food we receive. The plates and utensils old.

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Terrible service. Clearly under staffed, took one and a half hour for the entree to even show up. Dessert too another hour.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

We had so much fun celebrating with The Melting Pot. It was the perfect amount of food and the ambiance was stupendous. We will definitely be back for the next special occasion!

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on January 22, 2018

I have been to your location many times and was always happy to come back but this time was different. The service was just ok, portions of fondue was minimal, the filet minion was very chewy and the dessert to was minimal.Usually when I leave i am not hungry at all. This time I left not stuffed. Your restaurant is by no means cheap and my daughter was treating me and I felt not satisfied.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Food and service was good but there were items not available.

Dirid18 (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Had an 8:00 reservation. Got there for our reservation and the hostess told us it would be 1/2 hour wait. I told her that we had a reservation and she said that they were backed up. She did not even apologize. We ended up leaving. Honestly, it looked a little dirty. Would have given 0 stars if I could.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Was great food and employees! One thing is it was a little loud and busy. The seating was nice but the one in Atlantic City had private booths which was so nice for conversation/

Vanessa (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

The wait time excessive. Very over priced for small portion of the main food and have to cook it ourselves.
The only thing worth dining for is for the fondue cheeses and deserts. I would not reccinend dinner
The bill was over $200 and only 3 entrees were ordered. No kids menus Defining not kid friendly as far as dinner Should have more options.

I would not even take a date there