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About The Melting Pot - Towson

The Melting Pot offers an extraordinary dining experience that you won't find at any other restaurant. Here, you'll discover all the ingredients to a perfect evening, including a relaxed atmosphere, private tables, attentive service, fine wines and fabulous four-course dinners. No matter what the occasion, from a romantic date to get-togethers with friends, meetings or large groups, The Melting Pot always hits the spot. Make reservations today and come dip into something different. Reservations of parties 5 and larger can not be made online.

418 York Rd., Suite 420
Towson, MD 21204
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Fondue

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 2:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 2:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Pennsylvania

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(410) 821-6358

Website:
http://www.meltingpot.com/towson/specials

Parking Details:
Metered parking lot behind restaurant, metered parking on the street

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Wine

The Melting Pot - Towson Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.2

value

3.7

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (32)
Good for a Date (28)
Good for Anniversaries (25)
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Romantic (21)
Fun (17)
Good for Birthdays (15)
Creative Cuisine (15)
Good for Groups (11)
Quiet Conversation (10)
Worth the Drive (9)
Casual (8)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Authentic (7)
Cozy (7)
Tasting Menu (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Healthy (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Seasonal (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Hot Spot (1)
People Watching (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Business Meals (1)
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

The Melting Pot is my favorite restaurant and usually celebrate a special occasion when we go! It was my birthday dinner on Saturday November 4th. It was the worst experience I have had at the restaurant. We were a party of four. Arrived at 6:30pm and didn't leave until after 9:30. The service was horrible and just made for a terrible experience. It ruined plans we had for after dinner. The manager was nice enough to take money off the bill. Don't know when I will be back!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Birthday dinner was great!

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Service was great, food was delicious and we had a great time.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

We were there just for dessert for our one year anniversary! It was perfect! We were given a corner booth that was close and intimate and the service was great!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 21, 2017

We’ve visited this restaurant many times and it used to be an intimate, quiet experience for a date or even a nice conversation within a group. This visit was loud and there was no intimacy at all. The food was good, however after the cheese and salad, we waited over 35 minutes to even receive our main course to begin cooking. Of course the cooking takes time and by then we were a bit irritated considering once it’s done, you are eating two bites of meat at a time while you are waiting for the next two bites to cook. We usually love this place but the atmosphere has changed and I’m not sure that we will return. Our server was great, very friendly.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, People Watching, Fun, Good for Groups
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Service was terrible waitress came back every hour seated for over an hour with no drinks waitress was not giving us the same attention as other guests across from us making our attendance at the restaurant from 730 pm til 11 would not recommend to anyone really ruined my birthday for me

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Came in 10/20 for my wedding anniversary dinner with my wife. Food was great as usual, but waitress was very inattentive. Solid 25 min gaps between end of app and her bringing out the entre. Then another 15 min of her being MIA after her seeing we wanted the check. GM was around and noticed us waiting and took care of us. Won't deter us from coming back, this was a one in a 30 trip occurrence.

Tags: Authentic
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Food is always great. Experience is great. Air conditioning was a bit cold.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

A very nice place where to eat. Service is very good. I would recommend for everyone looking for tasty food in a quite romantic atmosphere.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Anniversary

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 27, 2017

The Melting Pot is definitely an experience. Nothing like a normal dinning experience. I really recommend it for first dates because it makes you interact with the people or person at the table. But on top of the experience the food is delicious. And you won't leave hungry.

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·Dined on September 24, 2017

The Melting Pot was a great experience. Our server was excellent, he explained the menu with great details. Also Dan (I believe) helped us every step of the way with cooking the food. Overall great place to experience.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Fun, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 23, 2017

I absolutely love this place! I'm here pretty often. How come I haven't received a gift yet? Lol I like the atmosphere. The food is simplistic enough to make and the cocktails are great. The staff there is amazing especially the hosts they're so sweet! My fave is the Cesar salad and the Land and Sea. Just a nice restaurant in general.

Tags: Romantic, Healthy, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Cozy, Casual, Kid-friendly, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Service was not good at all.
The food is what it is. Boiled.
A fun atmosphere for family

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·Dined on September 8, 2017

The service was great and freindly. The food was delicious and very filling. Great for a special occasion, we got one of their special packages and the staff created a very romantic table setting to set the mood.

Tags: Fun, Good Vegetarian Options, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on September 7, 2017

The food was overpriced with small portions. The food was not tasty i.e. bland. The atmosphere was dated. The chocolate sauce was similar to Hershey's syrup.

Tags: Gluten Free Options
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·Dined on September 1, 2017

First time dining at The Melting Pot. Staff was friendly and polite and explained The Whole dining experience. Food was fantastic, a little pricey especially for mix drinks. Will definitely be back and would recommend The Melting Pot to others!

Tags: Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Special Occasion
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·Dined on August 31, 2017

The Waiter we had Josh was one of the best I have ever had at the melting pot and I have been to various melting pots about 7 times. The food was good and fresh. Would definitely go back.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Gluten Free Options, Disabled Access, Casual, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on August 23, 2017

Great food and atmosphere. Our waiter Sam was very engaging and attentive to our needs.

Would recommend to anyone for a fun night out!

Tags: Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on August 20, 2017

The Melting pot is always a great experience when my husband and I decide to have a quiet romantic evening. I've been craving fondue for quite some time so this 45min drive was well worth it. Not to mention our waiter was an absolute sweetheart.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Fun, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Romantic
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·Dined on August 19, 2017

I had a great time,everything was great! Our waiter was very nice and explained everything on the menu very well. The food was delicious ,especially the dessert. It's a great restaurant to celebrate a special occasion.It was a fun place to celebrate my birthday. I wii definitely recommend it to my friends and family!!1

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on August 16, 2017

Birthday. Balloons were at the table as requested. Great experience. Excellent service and food!!

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·Dined on August 15, 2017

We had a great time. The service was excellent. The food was delicious. Allows time for conversation as you cook your food but we never felt rushed. Highly recommend.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Great restaurant week offer!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Great dining experience with wonderful ambiance!! Food is fresh and menu is expansive for all food lovers. Definitely great to celebrate a special occasion.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on August 12, 2017

It was our first time there...#DateNight
We decided to go with the restaurant week menu and we were very pleased. Our waiter Ryan was AMAZING and we thoroughly enjoyed the food and the overall experience.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Unique experience with cooking your own food. Food, service and drinks were great. A bit too pricey to go often.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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·Dined on August 10, 2017

The food is too expensive for the small portions they give you. Also, please explain to me why it takes 30 minutes for my food to come when I have to cook it myself? Waiter was nice.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on August 6, 2017

The four course menu is a great value. If you have never done fondue before, it is a lot of fun and you get to take your time while eating. Great for a special occasion.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Amazing for a fun & productive date night!!!!!!!!!

Tags: Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Late-night Find, Fun
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·Dined on August 4, 2017

It's a nice place, but the food is honestly not worth the price. Small portions for alot of money is not good. I was hoping to have had a better first time experience

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·Dined on July 31, 2017

The food was really not worth the price! The dessert was very good and will be the only thing we go back for if we ever return.

Tags: Disabled Access, Fun
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Everything was good except management. They have switched to induction cooking but didn't realize

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·Dined on July 30, 2017

Love the restaurant everything there is amazing! I has celebrate my birthday 2 years in a raw and it was such a great time.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Gluten Free Options, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on July 29, 2017

First off I must say that the melting pot was a very nice experience and our server Andrew that was bar tending as well did very good even though he had to go between the two. Now I must say the style of food was ok just because I didn't enjoy having to cook it. The dessert was my favorite and I think when I go back it will be for dessert and drinks love that part of the whole 4 course meal. Overall I would recommend this place.....

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on July 29, 2017

Service terrible. wine is always warm. Sadly, we won't be back.

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on July 25, 2017

Food was excellent. Service was slower than usual

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·Dined on July 23, 2017

We are a small group of ladies that go to Melting Pot once or twice a year. we love the slow pace and good food. Service is friendly. I must say that this time we felt a little rushed between courses. But overall was very good.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Service was slow and took 30 min to get the check

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·Dined on July 22, 2017

The special tropical menu was amazing! The chicken was a bit disappointing, but everything else was great. The waitstaff was not as efficient as usual, however. We had to wait for refills of sauces and veggies.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Hot Spot, Fun, Special Occasion
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