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The Melting Pot - Thousand Oaks

4.4
1178 reviews
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$50 and over
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Fondue
Perfect For:
  • Romantic
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
The Melting Pot is the nation's largest fondue restaurant chain, offering a combination of great food, intimate atmosphere and interactive dining. The Melting Pot strives to help guest create memories through event dining as a destination restaurant perfect for a romantic dinner or a family gathering.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Fondue
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5pm - 10pm; Friday - Saturday: 5pm - 12pm
Daytime hours available for parties of 10 or more.
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Phone number
(805) 370-8802
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Private party facilities
From 8 to 120
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Private party contact
Liz Beddow, to_melting_pot@hotmail.com: (805) 370-8802
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Catering
Please call for details.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Marmon
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Special events & promotions
IRON AVENGER SUPERHERO SUNDAY
Superheros Assemble! Break out your little heroes and heroines capes, shields and super powers and transport to The Melting Pot for an Iron Avenging movie themed Superhero Sunday.
April 29 | 11:00am to 2:00pm (final seating at 1:30pm)
Adults: $29.99 | Kids 3-12 $19.99 | under 3 are free
Seating is limited and Reservations are required, use code word HERO when reserving.

Enjoy a 3-course fondue lunch, a special visit and photo opportunity with The Melting Pot Iron Avenging crime fighter!



The Best Is Back – Only While Supplies Last!
We’re pleased to bring back the World Champion Cheese, Roth Grand Cru Surchoix! This award-winning cheese is melted into three limited-time fondue options, including the original World Champ Cheese! Enjoy our special all inclusive 4-course experience for $56.99.

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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1178 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Really enjoyed it. Not your traditional type of dinner. Very fun. Great place for hubby and I to enjoy a meal sans kids. The 4 course options are well put together and make it easy to order. We loved the mojo style for the cooking broth. Of course the chocolate was delicious.

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4.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Wish it wasn't so pricey so we could afford to Go more than once every 10 years. Food was good.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Great service and food, in a unique way. It’s a little pricey but worth it for our anniversary!

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Something different to do, serving staff is always friendly and willing to accommodate any situation.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

My husband and I enjoyed a delightful anniversary and birthday dinner at The Melting Pot in Thousand Oaks. The food, service, and ambiance were great and it was the perfect choice of restaurants to celebrate our special occasions.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Great time, great food, and our waiter was wonderful.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

A very interactive experience and food is amazing. Service is always spectacular. Great place for your next special occasion.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Excellent service, everyone was very friendly and welcoming. Out favorite place to celebrate a special occasion.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

The food was excellent and so was the service. A nice place to go for a special occasion.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Great food, great service by a friendly, helpful waiter. We had a concert to attend, and he helped keep our dining comfortable, but moving at good pace to make our show. Delicious dessert = the cookies and creme chocolate option!!!

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

The chocolate fondue was yummy!
Good priced wine
Attentive staff

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

The food is amazing very good but the price for the amount of food they give you is very overpriced meal should be no more than 35. So that’s the only downfall to this place it’s over priced.

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Wonderful service and a delicious dinner with time for actual conversation.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

My sons 18th birthday

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2.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Service was friendly but not good. A coke to go with dinner had to be reordered because when asked about it halfway through dinner server didn't remember what had been ordered. When cheese fondue was finished but we were still eating apples and other things that went with it they were removed from table while we were talking. We ordered dinners that we knew were too much food so we asked that the salads be boxed up for us to take home rather than eating them there. The server assured us that that would be done and had a long conversation about the dressing being on the side. When we got home we realized that the salads had never been brought to us and that we might as well have ordered differently and saved the cost of the salads. A special fondue that was on the restaurant web site was not available. The server told us how bad it was and that they don't have it there.

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5.0Dined on March 13, 2018

Fun atmosphere and all around great time!

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5.0Dined on March 12, 2018

Honestly of all the things my ex gave me, I thank him for showing me this gem. This is my go-to place for special events. I’ve been here three times. And let me tell you, it is definitely WORTH IT! Great service and experience. Brought my mom here for her birthday and she loved it. It is worth the 2 hour drive 🙂
HELPFUL TIP: make reservations in advance

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4.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Great place to sit and visit with friends and family. Sharing is great to be able to enjoy more things.

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

Birthday Dinner

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1.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Waitress was horrible. She barely checked on us. I had to go looking for her at one point. I asked for sugar with my tea and she brought the tea and quickly left. After she left, I realized that she forgot the sugar. By the time she finally brought the sugar my hot water was cold. On top of everything, it was clear she was trying to sell us the entire time. We were 4 people and she tried to sell us "4 portions of dessert". We barely finished 2 portions! We had come into the Melting Pot after having a huge dinner elsewhere and we just wanted some dessert and tea. TWICE, I said that we want to start with 1 portion and then we will order more if wanted and she couldn't get that through her head. She was determined to increase the size of our check. We barely finished the 2 portions we ordered. When we ordered the second portion of chocolate (the flaming turtle is amazing) we specified we wanted just fruits. She said AGAIN that one portion of fruits wouldn't be enough and she will "figure it out" (to bring us more fruit) -- she basically brought us two portions of fruit to have with our chocolate and obviously charged us for it without even telling us (it was a $6 charge which is not a big deal but it's the principle of it!!!). I hate it when the staff makes it so obvious that they are so concerned with the size of the check just so they can get a larger tip. It makes me not want to leave them a tip at all. Also, the menu they gave us was dirty and the hostess said "I would wipe it off but I can't because it is paper". Are you kidding me?! You should have brought us another menu-- ours was filthy. We were disgusted to touch it. Our experience was completely ruined by the staff. Extremely unprofessional group of individuals. I will NOT be returning. (I've been to the Pasadena location-- MUCH better than this sorry excuse of a restaurant)

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Like always the atmosphere was great. The service was great. enjoyed drinks before hand and date enjoyed the large wine list. The food was amazing.

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Great for a birthday! I was with a group, 6 people total and we were a little cramped in the booth they sat us in. It was also very hot being in such close quarters with the double burners. It would've been nice to have an additional burner/pot for 6 people but we made due with the two.

Overall a lot of fun. Advice to Hostess...seat a party of 6 at a table where there is breathing room. Keep the booths for parties of 4 or less.

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4.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Good, not amazing. Would go again.

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3.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Waitress was not very good at all. Never refilled drinks even when we asked, brought us the wrong cooking style (mojo) when we asked for coq au vin. Never came by during our meals to see if we needed anything... refills, more sauce, etc. disappeared when she went to go get the dessert menu and again when she went to get the bill. Very frustrating for the cost of the meal. Overall not the best experience.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

We had such an amazing time! The Valentine’s day package was amazing, food was so good & our waiter was great! Loved it!!

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

The actual service we got was great, when we had service. We were seated then were kinda of forgotten for a solid 30 minutes. Apart from that issue it was great!

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

I have been here many times with my fiancée and each time it delivers! Great ambiance, and an exquisite place for a date. We got to talk and enjoy the fantastic four course meal. The best part is cooking your own food and don’t forget the Mojo in the pot! A wonderful place to have great conversations and even better food!

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

My girlfriend and I enjoyed the ambiance and the dessert selection. I highly recommend the Melting Pot for a date night. Great wait staff. Very attentive although a little slow to bring the water we had requested, not once but twice.

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4.0Dined on February 3, 2018

The food was great. Our server was even better. But the restaurant felt like a cave. It was dark with no decorations.

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2.0Dined on February 3, 2018

The Melting Pot needs work. Wonderful special occasion place but the servers still have way too much to do for way too many tables.
Sometimes hostesses upfront are snotty.

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4.0Dined on February 1, 2018

Yum Yum like nothing else. It's fun to cook your own food and try all the diferent unique things The Meltin Pot has to offer.

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5.0Dined on January 31, 2018

First time at the Melting Pot and we were floored. Great food, great service, great environment! Highly recommend!

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3.0Dined on January 30, 2018

Went there for my daughter's 18th Birthday. A fun, creative food experience - however, the portion sizes were small and overpriced - and the service was pretty bad, always looking for our waiter. So while I'm glad we went once, not sure I'd spring for it again.

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5.0Dined on January 29, 2018

Amazing! Sean provided the best service imaginable! Thank you so much!

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5.0Dined on January 28, 2018

Always love this place. The foods is great an dour server was very funny and nice. We had a great time celebrating a birthday.

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4.0Dined on January 26, 2018

The food was pretty good. The service was excellent and explained very well. The place is a bit run down. Front entrance chairs in poor condition. Our waitress was excellent. Had good portions of food. Overall good. It was a fun experience and different to do. We would go back.

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

Good food and good service. A unique dinning experience.

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

My better half and I have been wanting to try this place for months now. On Saturday, I surprised her by booking reservations for two. We had the Classic four course dinner. The food was out of this world and our server Sean was the BEST. Sean was courteous and well informed about the menu. I can't recommend this place enough for any fellas out there looking to be spontaneous with their woman. Just know it is a four course dinner so it takes 1-2 hours to complete. You will need to book reservations ahead and you will be paying a pretty penny. But it's worth it.

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3.0Dined on January 20, 2018

I took my kids here for the first time and was so disappointed. I have been several times and had great experiences but not this time. We had to move tables because burners were malfunctioning, drinks weren't refilled, extra sauce never appeared, the table was cluttered with empty bowls, our server rushed us and sighed loudly each time we had a question or needed another minute. The chocolate arrived cold and when we asked how long it would take to heat she cranked it way up and walked away. When I went to serve the kids I burned myself on the spoon. When our bill arrived the kids meal she described had been charged as three full price entrees, adding $75 to our bill! I didn't even argue because she had vanished again. I just left the cash, took my burnt hand and left. The food was fair but the poor service left an even worse taste in my mouth.

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5.0Dined on January 19, 2018

Server was awesome and friendly for my gf’s first time. 10/10 will do again

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