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About The Melting Pot - St Petersburg


We are the premier fondue restaurant where guests can enjoy a choice of fondue cooking styles and a variety of unique entrees, salads and indulgent desserts. At The Melting Pot Restaurant, we offer a dining experience like no other. A unique, interactive dining experience creating memorable moments with family and friends.

2221 4th St N
St. Petersburg, FL 33704
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Fondue, American, Swiss

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
Friday: 5:00pm - 11:30pm
Saturday - 4:00pm - 11:30pm
Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(727) 895-6358

Website:
http://www.meltingpot.com/st-petersburg/welcome

Entertainment:
We offer a unique, interactive dining experience like no other.

Parking Details:
Parking is available in the main lot and second parking lot behind the restaurant adjacent to the JMC Center Office building

Executive Chef:
Chef Jason Miller

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

Special Events & Promotions:

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Open Christmas Eve from 4-8 pm. We will be featuring our regular menu as well as a special donation menu with proceeds going to St. Jude.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

We will be open from 3-10 pm for New Year's Eve. We will be featuring a prix-fix menu for $59.95. Make your reservation today!

The Melting Pot - St Petersburg Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.2

value

3.8

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

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Good for Birthdays (20)
Romantic (20)
Cozy (15)
Creative Cuisine (14)
Fun (13)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Worth the Drive (12)
Good for Groups (10)
Casual (8)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Happy Hour (6)
Authentic (5)
Bar Seating (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Business Meals (3)
Kid-friendly (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Seasonal (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Great for Brunch (2)
Late-night Find (2)
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Great for Lunch (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Healthy (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

We have been to this melting pot many times over the years. This time was not a good experience. Our waitress seemed very inexperienced, and the main meal was served extremely slow. The cheese was delicious and so was the chocolate. A couple of us are vegetarians, and ordered the veggie meal, it was horrible, the tofu was a weird consistency and there was something that looked like a meatball that was not edible. Also, it said they had edamame and onions but none were available. The manager did remove that portion of our dinner from our bill. The staff was nice, but the restaurant need a few tweaks. I don't highly recommend this but, we may give it another try.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

This is a great place for a special occasion event, but not for every day dinning. You pay for the experience not the food. The average price per person is approximately $40. Great time spent with loved ones.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 10, 2017

The dining area we were in looked out dated with clicks on the wall. Was not very inviting. The food was ok the recommendations the server had we went with and we were. It impressed.

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·Dined on November 9, 2017

Fun place to experience fondue, have been there several times before with friends who love cheese and chocolate. This particular time with a group of all girls from the ages of young teens to grandmas, the only thing with a group, there was 7 of us, you have to narrow the choices down to 2 as there are only 2 burners on the table. The service was great and the manager frequently stopped by to make sure we were enjoying everything. Most of us had the 3 course deal with cheese, salad and chocolate. in years past they served a descent size salad which made it a good 3 course meal, this time the salad was very small, a little side salad and we had to order more sides which was disappointing. I felt bad as I had told everyone how great the salads were and I was correct but only 2 bites. Not quite the deal it use to be but still a unique experience

Tags: Good for a Date, Seasonal, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Very nice date night if you're looking for an experience.

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·Dined on November 1, 2017

We went to The Melting Pot for a birthday celebration and we were not disappointed. The food was delicious and our waiter made the birthday girl feel special.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

It was our Anniversary and Tim made it very special. He had great recommendations and even wrote"Happy Anniversary" in chocolate on a plate! We were all smiles and were very happy with the service!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Happy Hour, Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Outstanding, food & service was great as usual. Went there for our 10 anniversary and couldn't have had a better experience. Thank you very much.

Tags: Romantic, Casual, Great for Brunch, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Normally we have wonderful service. This was not the case this night. We have always had wonderful experiences and great wait staff. Our waiter was rude and completely inattentive.

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

The overall experience was wonderful. The waitress did pay quite a bit more attention to the party of 6 next to us than to us, and our cups stayed completely empty for upwards of twenty minutes. It also took a really long time to get our entree (just one) and the party of three in the next booth actually got their three separate entrees first. The food was wonderful but the service was a little bit lacking.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 14, 2017

I am a regular, but this time was a little disappointed. Our server must have been new as she did not know much about the menu, brought us the wrong drinks and neglected to turn our table heater on, so our food did not cook, until the manager came and turned us on after we waited almost an hour for our meal. Never did get the seasoning I asked for twice, It got so late we skipped dessert and just went home. Very frustrating.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Sunday is kids eat free, if you don't have kids I recommend you go on a different night. It was very loud.

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·Dined on October 4, 2017

Especially loved the flaming truffle chocolate fondue. Definitely quite the experience

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Fun, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Gluten Free Options, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Celebrated our son's 15th birthday, we were fortunate enough to sit at a table that had 2 burners, so we got 2 different types of cheese fondues, 2 cooking methods, but stuck to our favorite chocolate fondue. The grill cooking method definitely takes longer, not my favorite, but was glad we were able to try it along with the traditional cooking method.

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly, Gluten Free Options, Fun, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays
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 (Tampa)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Quality food ingredients, small portions, particularly of the cheese fondu. Inattentive service, which probably relates only to our server. Mediocre wine selection at the typically high prices found in most restaurants.

The Fondu style of dining was complicated but fun -- for two. Although I recall the heyday of fondu for entertaining at home, I cannot imagine this working well for as many as four diners at a single table and fondu pot. For two it works well enough.

Very glad we went there nonetheless. We did enjoy it, though we will not return soon. Just too much competition from better restaurants in immediate area.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on September 3, 2017

The food was good as always. Service was very slow but good. This was the first time I went on a Sunday which is kids eat free day.

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·Dined on September 3, 2017

We had a great time! Manager called and confirmed our reservation. Since it was our anniversary; he asked if I had any special requests or if I was having flowers delivered. That was a nice touch and made it a special moment. Food and service was very good. We like the Melting pot very much. Always a good time!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Casual, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on September 2, 2017

Ridiculously long wait (even though we had a reaervation). Slow service, poor food...yuck

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·Dined on September 2, 2017

Deanna was our server and she was incredibly knowledgeable about the menu and the way everything worked. I do wish some things were different though. We had thought about doing one of the main courses but after seeing the sides on the cheese fondue we decided not to try the entrees. We were both full after the wedge salad and cheese fondue though so they do give you quite a bit. We got the artichoke spinach cheese and it was super good but we got the rosemary fries and they were literally prefrozen fries with a dash of rosemary seasoning sprinkled on top haha. Everything seemed like it came out of a bag or can. The chips obviously were
walmart brand quality tortilla chips or the similar. Just a little disappointing to say the least. Ambience was cool and i like the fondue but i really dont like the idea of cooking my own steak for so much $$. We might try it again for the chocolate and see.

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·Dined on August 24, 2017

Always a special place for our family. Unique preparation and great taste.

Tags: Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food
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 (Tampa)·Dined on August 24, 2017

The staff was amazing from our server to the management.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 24, 2017

I heard so much about this place but did not find it such a big deal. Menu was a little complicated but the waitress did try to explain it. Still a little confusing. Portions were very small and limited unless you order the 4 course meal which was expensive also and didn't offer too much for my liking. I'm still glad I tried this place but I dont think i will return.

Tags: Casual
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 (Orlando)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Only the second time going with the kids and although it can be stressful with younger ones who typically dont eat. Server Ryan rose to the challenge and made the night amazing. He went above and beyond accommodating us every course of the evening. Sunday is definitely family day! Food was amazing and service was more then one could hope for especially for someone with multiple allergies. Will be coming back for more then just the occasional celebration. Please stop in and seem them, it won't disappoint and prices are worth it.

Tags: Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Kid-friendly, Gluten Free Options, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Fun, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on August 20, 2017

The overall experience was amazing. From dipping to frying, it was tons of fun, and absolutely delicious. Our server Niki was the best! Great sense of humor, super helpful with selecting dishes. I hope to have her again the next time I drop by!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Organic, Authentic, People Watching, Fun, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Cozy, Romantic
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Can wait to make it back!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Great staff! Great experience! Great food!

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·Dined on August 18, 2017

The food selection and ingredients were great. The menu seems a little complicated at first, but it's worth the research. The ambience is really relaxing and easy-going just like the staff. Overall, a great place for intimate dates or a family outing.

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·Dined on August 15, 2017

My husband and I went for a special outing together. He had never been there he loved everything about the restaurant and cooking your own food. The cheese fondue was great the surf and turf excellent and of course the dark chocolates dessert was the icing on the cake. We definitely will be returning back to The Melting Pot for our anniversary

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on August 14, 2017

A little bit pricy but good

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 (Tampa)·Dined on August 14, 2017

We went to celebrate our daughters' first day back to school as well as my wife's birthday. Overall it was a fun experience. The service was on point and enjoyed our meal.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 10, 2017

On vacation from New York. Always make it a habit to stop here for dinner

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 (Tampa)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Terrific value with good food, service and ambiance. Have special two-person tables in quiet corners which are good for special occasions. Very nice and helpful servers. Excellent food quality. Unique experience. Very relaxing. Brie and bacon fondue, filet mignon cooked at table, and traditional chocolate with peanut butter fondue were high points! Will return soon!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good Vegetarian Options, Cozy, Special Occasion
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Birthday celebration was a perfect night, our server Tara was outstanding, food and value still the best in our eyes

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 (Orlando)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Came here for our anniversary. We were impressed by the romantic back table and the options to get rose petals on your table. Meal is slow moving so plan 2 hrs. It is on pricey side for food that you are cooking yourself. Still had a great time and the chocolate at end is amazing.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on August 3, 2017

My family loves the Melting Pot and done there all over the country. We just moved to St. Petersburg and I made a reservation to take my oldest daughter who is turning 17 in there for her birthday. We put that we were celebrating a birthday in the reservation as well as let the hostess know when we showed up. They started go sing happy birthday to another person in the restaurant, but didn't knowledge my daughter's birthday and our table. We put that we were celebrating a birthday in the reservation as well as let the hostess know when we showed up. Lestat go sing happy birthday to another person in the restaurant, but didn't knowledge my daughters and our table. Being that this was my daughter's favorite restaurant, this was a letdown. As we were paying, I asked our server about it and his response was exactly this : " if you really want us to, I can go back and get everyone together and do it but it's not that special".

Needless to say, we passed on it because it was already on Portland Avenue that we even had to bring it up in front of my daughter.

The food was great pleasure usual, but we will not be planning any other celebrations at this particular melting pot.

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·Dined on July 29, 2017

we were at the Melting Pot to celebrate Girl Scouts, our girls were aging out as girl scouts, they have been together as a troop from Daisy girl scouts through Ambassador. They are all leaving for colleges...what a journey, what memories and Melting Pot was the icing on the cake or girl scout cookie. The restaurant staff and management made the girls feel like princesses, well actually warriors. Hats off to Melting Pot St Pete for your kindness

Tags: Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Coffee
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 (Tampa)·Dined on July 28, 2017

Absolutely amazing! Our waitress was very knowledgeable of the menu and provided us many extras to make us feel special since it was our first visit. The manager came over and spoke to us as well to see how our experience was. He too was very welcoming. Next time we're back in st pete we will be back!!! Highly recommended

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 (Tampa)·Dined on July 25, 2017

Big night out was perfect couldn't have been any better.

Tags: Fun, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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 (Tampa)·Dined on July 16, 2017

Our waiter was Ryan, he's the best! Definetly ask for him. Very personable. The food was amazing, as it always is. I had the best birthday!!!!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Tampa)·Dined on July 9, 2017

I LOVE THIS PLACE! I have been twice, both for birthdays, and the services is insanely good. I was shocked over how wonderful our server, Lauren, was to both my daughter and her best friend. The food is amazing, always. We love the four-course option since we could get different types of meats, a cheese fondue, salad, and dessert. It's everything you need to get the full experience.

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Kid-friendly
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