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Permanently Closed - The Melting Pot - Tucson

565 reviews
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$31 to $50
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  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies

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This restaurant is permanently closed. Permanently Closed - The Melting Pot is Arizona's premier fondue restaurant. Enjoy four courses of fondue and reconnect with your friends, family and colleagues. Savory cheese fondues; entrees cooked table-side that include filet mignon, lobster, and shrimp just to name a few. Include chocolate fondue for dessert and they all melt into a unique dining experience. The Melting Pot has a full complement of beer, wine and cocktails to enhance your dining experience. Intimate booths for two, private rooms for 10+ or dining room tables are available nightly. The Melting Pot is the perfect destination for any special occasion. Whether you are celebrating a graduation, anniversary, birthday, or holiday party, a fondue dining experience is a unique way to create memories with your party. Reservations recommended.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Fondue, American, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday: 4:00PM - 10:00PM.
Friday: 4:00PM - 11:00PM.
Saturday : 3:00PM - 11:00PM.
Sunday : 3:00PM - 10:00PM.
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Phone number
(520) 575-6358
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Cross street
W Ina Rd.
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Parking details
A parking lot is located in front of the restaurant.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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vipbeg3yrs (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on May 27, 2017

Wonderful place. We like to go for special occasions as it's on the west side of town and we live on the far east side.

Bad news is we're going to miss it. We received an e-mail this morning indicating it's now closed indefinitely. The franchisee is looking for a new location but has not found one and there is no date set for a re-opening.

Martin (Tucson)
5.0  Dined on May 26, 2017

Our waitress Ashley was extra considerate and friendly. She reminded us of our safety needs and the best way to cook the meat. We enjoyed a stess free meal largely due to her attentiveness.

OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on May 21, 2017

Our server Ashley was amazing! She made our experience extra special.

OpenTable Diner (Tucson)
5.0  Dined on May 18, 2017

I took my Papi and 9 year old sister to this restaurant. We had a wonderful time. I'm glad my sister got to try a dining experience so different from her usual ones. I also feel like handling the fondue forks and cooking her meat selections let her be involved in a new way.
The food was delicious and our waitress was very attentive and polite.
Bit pricey for this to be a regular choice, but still a great price per person when you consider just how much we really received.

JMFD (Tucson)
3.0  Dined on May 14, 2017

Food is good. Service is great. However, you get more food for your money elsewhere.

OpenTable Diner (Tucson)
4.0  Dined on May 14, 2017

Ashley our wait staff was knowledgeable, friendly and personable. She made our Mother's Day celebration fun.

OpenTable Diner (Tucson)
5.0  Dined on April 30, 2017

We made a reservation for Sunday night to celebrate my boyfriend's birthday, and we were offered some birthday specials but we kindly declined and instead we were brought back to a romantic curtain table where a card wishing my boyfriend a Happy Birthday was signed by all the staff~! Such a pleasant surprise I made him take it with us as a keepsake. Our server Craig was hands down one of the best, if not the best, servers I've ever had. Very kind and funny and laughed along with us! Earned his tip for sure and we will definitely be back, if not requesting to be served by him again.
Of course it's always a bit pricy but the food is well worth it and always a great eat. We plan to make this our go to place for all of our special occasions.

Lola (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on April 28, 2017

Over all, our dining experience at the Melting Pot was lovely. The food was delicious! It's such fun to have lots of different little bites to try, and to get to play with your food!! I'd wholeheartedly recommend the Melting Pot to anyone, especially for a date, or other romantic evening or special occasion... with the following caveat. My only complaint is the wine list. The list isn't very impressive to begin with, and they were out of several things, making the options even more limited. Also, the fact that they don't have a single bottle of really nice champagne is a major disappointment--a restaurant of this quality (and at this price point!) where people are likely to go to celebrate should absolutely have at least one really nice bottle of bubbles. [One other quick side note: Moscato di Asti is NOT a wine that you'd want to drink with appetizers or your meal; it's much too sweet, and really should be on the dessert menu. But instead it's the only bottle of sparkling wine on the regular wine menu that is offered by the glass.] Finally, our waiter was quite new, and not old enough to drink, so he was really no help with the wine situation. They sent Edward over from the bar to try to advise us, and although he was wonderful, if the wine selection isn't very good to start with, even the loveliest of advisors won't be able to save the day. So please, Melting Pot, revise and update your wine menu so that it matches the quality and deliciousness of your food!!

OpenTable Diner (Tucson)
5.0  Dined on April 21, 2017

a memorable experience , excellent service, good food and wine, nice atmosphere

OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
4.0  Dined on April 15, 2017

Celery is not a good dipper! Ask for the broccoli. Service is great! Spend the extra for another serving of cheese or chocolate.