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About The Melting Pot - Thousand Oaks

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.

3685 Thousand Oaks Blvd.
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Fondue

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5pm - 10pm; Friday - Saturday: 5pm - 12pm
Daytime hours available for parties of 10 or more.

Cross Street:
Marmon

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(805) 370-8802

Website:
http://www.meltingpot.com/thousand-oaks/specials

Catering:
Please call for details.

Private Party Facilities:
From 8 to 120

Private Party Contact:
Liz Beddow, to_melting_pot@hotmail.com: (805) 370-8802

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
NEW YEAR – FRESH START!
HEALTHY RESOLUTIONS
Experience our everyday gluten free and vegetarian options to kick-off your new year’s resolutions. Make it a ladies night, date night or just a night out with friends with our Good Earth Vegetarian 4-course experience for $42.95.

NOW THRU JAN 7 2018
SPICE UP YOUR WINTER
Spice up your winter with our seasonal Fresh Pressed Mule featuring Stoli Vanil Vodka, apple, lemon and maple topped with ginger beer.

Our iconic mule mugs make great gifts, and right now we’re offing a special of 2 for $22! Available in Red, Copper and Silver!

The Melting Pot - Thousand Oaks Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.3

ambience

4.2

value

3.7

Noise

Moderate

83% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (24)
Good for Birthdays (20)
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Romantic (18)
Creative Cuisine (17)
Fun (13)
Good for Anniversaries (12)
Worth the Drive (11)
Cozy (10)
Fit for Foodies (10)
Quiet Conversation (9)
Good for Groups (8)
Comfort Food (6)
Notable Wine List (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Casual (6)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Neighborhood Gem (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Authentic (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Business Meals (3)
Healthy (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Waterfront (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Seasonal (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Tapas (1)
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 2 days ago

Good, not amazing. Would go again.

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·Dined 2 days ago

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.

Tags: Good for a Date, Gluten Free Options
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·Dined 3 days ago

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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·Dined 3 days ago

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!

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on February 11, 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.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 4, 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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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 4, 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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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 2, 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.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Fun
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·Dined on February 1, 2018

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

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Good for a Date, Casual, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Cozy
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·Dined on January 31, 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.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Tapas
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 29, 2018

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

Tags: Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Good for a Date, Authentic, Special Occasion, Fun
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 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.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Central Coast)·Dined 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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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Good food and good service. A unique dinning experience.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 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.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Healthy, Paleo Friendly, Authentic, Fun
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 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.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Casual, Fun, Gluten Free Options
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 19, 2018

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

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 19, 2018

from the hostess checking us in, to the server we got, to the food and drinks we ordered everything was amazing !

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fun, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 13, 2018

The service was awful. Food was great. We won't ever go again due to the horrible service.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 10, 2018

Service was good don't like the new menu
Should be able to make a review only

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 6, 2018

the food was okay, the dipping was fun, the price isn't worth either.
Considering there is no Chef preparing the entrees because the patron does it themselves not much to justify pricey menu AT ALL. Staff was friendly but a bit on the slow side, atmosphere was good, but I would go to a nice restaurant. The cost will be about the same and you won't have to cook yourself. Once is enough thank you very much.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2017

I had visited The Melting Pot at a different location once before and had such a great experience. I was happy to learn that there was a location near my home. I took my family for New Years' Eve dinner. I was not impressed with this location, the set menu for the holiday and the raised pricing due to the holiday. This particular location was not a very nice restaurant and I was highly disappointed. I actually felt highly remorseful about what I spent on dinner this evening. We like to eat out and do choose nice places so we're not afraid to spend money on a nice dinner. This did not match my expectations.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 30, 2017

The food is high quality. We ordered the 4 course "Big Night Out" meal for 2. But even though we cooked our own food right in front of us it took way too long for them to bring it out.
We had a small table in a private corner and it was cold, and I was wearing a jacket, and they couldn't do anything to control it. Server was going through the motions.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Excellent service and experience! It was my first time there and I thoroughly enjoyed it! It’s a must try!

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 (Tahoe)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Great and fun experience. Go for the four course!!

Tags: Good for Groups, Healthy, Good for a Date, Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Excellent for a romantic night out. Wonderful for and a very intimate atmosphere.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Excellent service from the waiter and support staff. Our waiter Sean was excellent.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 28, 2017

The food was wonderful, but the I can’t find the value in the prices they charge. Very over priced.

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 (Portland)·Dined on November 26, 2017

I have been to the melting pot on several occasions and I am never dissapointed. Everything from the food to the impeccable service makes the melting pot a truely magnificent dining experience!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Disabled Access, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Romantic
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 24, 2017

My husband and I have been dining at the Seattle Melting Pot for years. I was visiting my family in Thousand Oaks who hadn’t been to the Melting Pot. They loved it! You have new fans who will be back. Thank you for a fabulous experience.

Tags: Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Great Beer, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Although our server Jeff was friendly and knowledgeable, when I paid cash for our meal and asked for the change, he gave me back ALL my money back (only broke the $5.00 bill down) and due to being in a deep conversation, I didn’t pay attention to what he brought back to the table (I just put it in my purse) then we left and ended up being called and having to put it on my credit card. Other than that, the food was good, but there was food (in differect areas of the restaurant) on the floor and our table was sticky. Overall not the best experience for 2 people who paid $132.76 to have a nice dinner while on vacation.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Went for our One month wedding anniversary. Made the reservation through open table app. When asked if there was any special requests through the website I asked for a private/semi private table and to have a bottle of wine at the table when we got there. No bottle of wine when we arrived and no mention of wedding anniversary! After seated we waiting 30 mins for someone to take our drink order and another 15 mins to receive them. And for a Tuesday night right at 5pm when they opened that was unacceptable! Food was great as always just waited a long time to get started.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 10, 2017

It was good. Just the coq au vin cooking broth was too spicy for me so I️ couldn’t eat most of my entree and there was nothing on the menu about it being spicy.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Like always the service was amazing and the food was great. Perfect date night away from the kids. Lots of fun!!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 4, 2017

So much fun! Best birthday dinner ever! Everything was delicious and the staff is wonderful!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Cozy
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 28, 2017

The Melting Pot is such a fun place to go, if you can afford it. Be aware that everyone at the table must agree on the cheese,the cooking style and the chocolate, as there is only one fondue pot at the table (more at the long group tables.) The meat and produce are all very fresh, and the staff will give you lots of advise on cooking time, and what sauce goes best with each meat/veggie. Plan for at least two hours for a full four course meal.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 27, 2017

The food and service was excellent. Our waiter walked us though our options and explained everything. Had a great date night with my husband.

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Good for a Date, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 20, 2017

The cheese and food were amazing. I would skip the meats next time and just eat the cheese and chocolate fondue. The waiter was very good and explained everything we needed to know.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Calm atmosphere, real and unique dining experience. Good tasting food

Tags: Tasting Menu, Organic, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Gluten Free Options, Romantic, Fun
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 17, 2017

I love the cheese fondue. Had a salad that was very good. The chocolate fondue was too sweet for me. We got chocolate covered strawberries to take home. It is a bit pricey but it is definitely a fun thing to do for special occasion. Next time I will just do the cheese fondue and salad only.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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