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About The Melting Pot - White Plains
"The Melting Pot is pure entertainment" declares the NY Times. Come experience the Fondue Effect! Whether it"s a romantic dinner for two or a gathering of friends, The Melting Pot has the recipe to make all your occasions special. Relax in our private, elegant atmosphere and let our attentive servers guide you through our selection of fondues, sauces and fine wines. Remember to leave room for our prize-winning chocolate fondue. Reservations are highly recommended.
White Plains, NY 10601
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Saturday: 12:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm- 9:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Wifi ready with audio visual equipment.
Valet is available directly across the street from the restaurant on Mamaroneck Avenue for $10.
Parking is available at the City Center parking garage on Mamaroneck Avenue between Martine Avenue and Main Street. Try using the Park White Plains app on your mobil device: http://parkwhiteplains.com/ for the download. You may enter the restaurant from Mamaroneck Avenue.
The White Plains Train Station is a short walk from the restaurant. Turn left onto Hamilton Avenue, right onto North Lexington Ave, left onto Main Street and right onto Mamaroneck Ave (just past the Galleria Mall). The restaurant is 1/2 a block up on the right, across from the movie theater.
Private Party Facilities:
The Melting Pot can accommodate up to 60 guests in their private party room. Menus can be customized to fit any budget.
Private Party Contact:
Greg Malara, firstname.lastname@example.org: (914) 993-6358
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
A bouquet of 3 latex and 1 Mylar balloon, tied to a chocolate-fondue goodie box.
Roses... $19.95 (3) / $29.95 (6) / $49.95 (12)
Teddy Bear Package... $24.95
A Melting Pot plush teddy bear, tied to a chocolate-fondue goodie box, with balloons.
Evening Under the Stars (Romance Package)... $149 / couple
Includes a 4-course meal for two, bottle of champagne, 3 roses, and guaranteed seating in our romantic private dining area.
The Melting Pot - White Plains Ratings and Reviews
Unfortunately I️ never got to experience the food at Melting Pot. I️ made a reservation to celebrate my Birthday, almost 3 weeks in advance. I had friends traveling from out of state, with majority very excited to experience the Melting Pot as they had never been. I️ called day of to ensure my reservation was set, and ask if 3 more guests to be added to my table, which they assured me was no problem at all. They also asked me to submit the cheese fondues for the table, so they could be ready at our table when we were sat. My reservation was at 8 pm, and my party was right on time. We were told our table would take a few minutes and to wait at the bar, which was not a problem at all! After 15 minutes went by, I️ asked if our table was ready, and we were told in a few minutes. Then it was 8:30 and a friend went up to ask again, then it was 8:45 and a different friend went up to the host to ask about our table, where she was told “yeah you guys have been asking us a lot”. Finally by 9 pm, we called another restaurant who was more than happy to accommodate our party. As we were walking up the steps, I️ told the host to cancel my reservation, to which they replied “your table is like ready now”.. Now should have been at 8 pm when my reservation was made 3 weeks prior.
It was extremely disappointing, as we were all looking forward to the dining experience. The host never tried to accommodate our party by splitting us into 2 tables or offering free drinks or something to compensate for the delay. They also never kept us aware of our tables status, requiring members of my party to have to check with the host to ensure we were not being forgotten. With 10 people taking advantage of the pre-fixe menu options and drinking, our bill would have easily been at least $700- a loss for the restaurant. This encounter has left a bad experience in my mouth, and those of the other 9 guests, many who had never dined at Melting Pot, and after this, probably never will.
We just loved the Melting Pot! You never see fondu offered in restaurants and I have very fond memories of growing up with Fondu served at home. In fact Fondu Pots were often a great wedding or birthday gift. The dipping choices were wonderful and the meat choices were of excellent quality. The service by our waitress was always good. She carefully and expertly prepared the table for us. Our family really enjoyed the experience and we highly recommend The Melting Pot.
Always have enjoyed their unique experience, was sad when the Poughkeepsie location closed, but it is still worth the parking hassle of White Plains, which is why we drove double the distance to go to Poughkeepsie.
Also, our server, Danielle was friendly and on top of everything. Ask for her.
Sadly, we chose the Melting Pot to celebrate my daughter's 12th birthday with our family. Although our sever was lovely and nice, the meal was a disaster. We ordered two cheese fondues, one was yummy, the other was not. Then we ordered salads, all mediocre. Then we had the savory course which was unappetizing, at best. The idea is to cook your own raw beef, chicken, lobster, and shrimp in a bubbling broth. First, all that raw food is not appealing to be sitting around. Second, I found myself worrying that the kids weren't cooking their food long enough, so I started monitoring every piece. Third, the broths that our food was cooking in was not tasty, so needless to say, the food was not tasty. Fourth, this having been our first time, we overordered and wound up wasting a lot of expensive food. The only course that was actually really enjoyable was the chocolate fondue course. That was delicious. But at that point, we had been there 2 1/2 hours and were exhausted and frustrated by the whole experience. We will not be going back again. If anyone was interested in going, I would recommend simply going for dessert.
We have been to this location many times, we drive all the way from Danbury, CT just to come to this place! We have never once been disappointed with the service or food! Perfect for a romantic date night, booths are very private and very comfortable with a quiet, low light setting.
There were five of us. For most of the cooking time, we only had one pot. Then the waiter decided to remove the cheese (which wasn't really thin/smooth enough for fondue) and two pots made it much easier. The chocolate fondue was yummy and fun, but there was too little of it. So I'd say 'less cheese, more chocolate.' And when the treats were brought out for the chocolate, there was so little of it. It seemed to be one small plate for five of us. ?? We had to ask for more, and then a larger plate was brought out. I'm not rushing back.
Food is only matched by amazing staff. They engage you and make an attempt to find out why you chose to go here. Which is nice. We love all the food, every option, and always leave full, but always consider when we may be able to come back. Always have an amazing time and perfect scores in all areas .
When we arrived for our reservation we asked for a 2 burner table (my husband & I like different entrees). We noticed that the restaurant was empty & that only a few sections were open. The host took a look at his computer for a while & told us that he doesn't have a 2 burner available. We then told him that he needs to look harder for a table, since the place is empty. Sure enough, in 2 seconds he found us a table. What was that all about?
We were seated and had the nicest waitress.
Through the years we've noticed that the cheese fondues were getting smaller and smaller. This time we thought we'd wise up and ordered doubles of the cheese fondues since we were having the cheeses as our meals. To us, it appears that our doubles are the same size as singles of years ago. We also ordered side salads which were good but meager portions. Our cheese fondues were each about $22 each & the salads were $7 each. We spent more than $60 and still left a bit hungry. So, not great bang for your buck at Melting Pot.
The only saving grace of the place was the sweet waitress.
We want there for a friends birthday dinner and everything was great. One guest had two food allergies and the waiter came with a print out of things she should avoid. The restaurant itself is very accommodating to food allegories and even has gluten free bread for the cbeese fondue course and gluten free treats for the dessert course. The waiter went out of his way to explain everything and the food was delicious. Bonus, great for lingering and chatting. Never felt rushed.
Meh compared with other fondue places, perfectly fine compared to other restaurants
On the positive side, it's still exists. Which sadly is not true of our favorite Westchester fondue restaurant. And if you go expecting a medium-high quality restaurant that happens to serve fondue you'll be happy. The drinks were quite tasty, the service was excellent, and the seating was comfortable. That said...
The cheese fondue is quite small and really intended as an appetizer. For a couple this is not necessarily an issue - if all you want is cheese you can ask for four orders - but this wouldn't work for a foursome since the restaurant relies on induction cooktops instead of sterno (and there is only one cooktop per table). Worse, this means that everyone has to share the same fondue - one kind of cheese, one kind of cooking the meat (broth OR wine OR oil), and one kind of chocolate (OK...that one's not so bad...as if any choice but pure dark chocolate matters).
Lastly, keep in mind that this is an American/fondue restaurant not a Swiss one. So no raclette, no spatzli, no wienerschnitzel, etc.
We usually have a great experience here. The cheese and chocolate were excellent but service was lacking. We did not get our extra dippers for the cheese and did not get our drinks until the salad course. I ordered cheesecake with our chocolate and it was frozen solid. Did not get a replacement and was also charged. Meh.. would probably venture elsewhere next time.
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