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The Melting Pot - San Mateo

The Melting Pot is located in the San Mateo CalTrain Transit Center in San Mateo, CA. 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 & fabulous four-course fondue dinners. No matter what the occasion, from a romantic date to a get-together with friends, meetings or large groups, The Melting Pot always hits the spot. The Melting Pot offers the highest quality fresh ingredients, a variety of cooking styles, unique sauces & your favorite chocolate fondue. To highlight your meal we also offer a wide variety of wines to compliment your meal. Make reservations today & come dip into something different.
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419 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
3.8 / 5
(Very Good) 3.8 / 5
(419 Reviews)
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Rating Breakdown 419 reviews
5 stars
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4 stars
(120)
3 stars
(77)
2 stars
(47)
1 star
(17)
Food 
3.9 / 5
(Very Good) 3.9 / 5
Service 
3.8 / 5
(Very Good) 3.8 / 5
Ambiance 
3.8 / 5
(Very Good) 3.8 / 5
Noise Level
1.9 / 3
Moderate
Value 
3.2 / 5
(Very Good) 3.2 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • special occasion(237)
  • romantic(198)
  • good for groups(116)
  • fit for foodies(106)
  • notable wine list(51)
  • kid-friendly(48)
The Melting Pot - San Mateo Reviews List
Review 1 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Dined on 1/31/2016
 2013
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Review 2 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 2/06/2016
 2015
Dined on 2/06/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 2/06/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, special occasion
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Review 3 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 2/06/2016
 2013
Dined on 2/06/2016
 2013
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 2/06/2016
 2013
Special Features: romantic, special occasion
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Review 4 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/06/2016
 2013
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 5 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/05/2016
 2016
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Had an excellent time at the melting pot, celebrating my wife's birthday. This was her first fondue experience"
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2016
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Review 6 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 1/16/2015
 2009
Dined on 1/16/2015
 2009
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/16/2015
 2009
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Review 7 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 2/05/2016
 2009
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2009
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2009
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Review 8 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Dined on 1/30/2016
 2012
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Review 9 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 2/02/2016
 2010
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Review 10 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Excelente!! Really professional service by JR .

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Dined on 1/31/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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Review 11 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/26/2014
 2011
Dined on 7/26/2014
 2011
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 7/26/2014
 2011
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Review 12 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, scenic view, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 13 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/05/2015
 2005
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 14 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

a bit pricey, long wait for reservation, but tasty

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"I'm not sure why they take reservations when they have people sitting waiting 30-60 minutes after their reservation to seat them. We assumed it was to get people to run up a bar tab while waiting.
The service was great once seated and the food always good, although the prices are a bit high.
If you can find a local fondue restaurant you might save some of the name brand cost and get also good and delicious food.
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Dined on 1/01/2016
 2008
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Review 15 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/28/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2016
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion, kid-friendly
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Review 16 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2009
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2009
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Review 17 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Nice food if you order right

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Order the Cheese Fondue and the Chocolate Fondue. Those are best things to enjoy at this place."
Dined on 1/19/2016
 2011
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Review 18 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/19/2016
 2005
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Review 19 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/25/2016
 2010
Dined on 1/25/2016
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/25/2016
 2010
Special Features: romantic, special occasion
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Review 20 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/23/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2016
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, late-night find
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Review 21 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 22 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 1/21/2016
 2010
Dined on 1/21/2016
 2010
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/21/2016
 2010
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Review 23 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Quiet, romantic evening

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Fondue is one of my favorite meals, so we recently went to The Melting Pot for a romantic celebration. The staff when I called to modify our reservation and when we arrived were extremely warm and polite. The restaurant was not very busy on an early Friday evening. Dinner was great, staff was helpful and responsive throughout."
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2010
Special Features: romantic, special occasion
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Review 24 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Be careful when ordering!

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Dined on 1/21/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/21/2016
 2016
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"Be careful when ordering as everything is per person - so for example when you order an appetizer you will be charged per number of people in your party, not per appetizer like you normally expect in a restaurant. Your bill might quickly become quite a bit more than you had expected. Our food was very good and we had an enjoyable time."
Dined on 1/21/2016
 2016
Special Features: special occasion
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Review 25 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

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Dined on 1/20/2016
 2008
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2008
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2008
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Review 26 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Amazing Server

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Our server was wonderful with us. (I forgot his name, my apologies. But the4 of us were there on Jan. 19 at 6:00. Hope this helps.). We are Deaf and were new at fondue. He was very patient with us while explaining what to expect. Food was good. Wine was great! Dark chocolate fondue for dessert was heavenly!! Thank you!!"
Dined on 1/19/2016
 2009
Special Features: romantic, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 27 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/19/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/19/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/19/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 28 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/18/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/18/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/18/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, special occasion
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Review 29 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Not love at first sight

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Dined on 1/17/2016
 2013
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2013
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"After first walking into the restaurant the host seemed like she was in a bad mood and very annoyed. We showed up early to our reservations so they said a table was open downstairs and we could be seated now. We had no problem with that and followed the host to our table. We, my boyfriend and I, got seated in the middle of two parties of about 10 people each. So the room was very loud and we could not really have a conversation. We told the host we'll be glad to wait for a table upstairs if it was quieter. She didn't seem too happy about that. We waited at the bar to be seated and two waitresses were hanging out at the host desk complaining about people not leaving good enough tips and using explicit language. At one point one waitress looked up at me because I was shocked that she would act that way in front of people walking into the restaurant. We got upstairs and it was great. They had little booths for 2 people and it seemed very intimate. Our waitress upstairs thankfully had a great attitude! But our busboy didn't really come around to help our waitress out so she go stuck with both ends."
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2013
Special Features: romantic, great for lunch, special occasion
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Review 30 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2005
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 31 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 1/17/2016
 2012
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2012
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2012
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Review 32 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/16/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, hot spot, notable wine list, late-night find
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Review 33 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2008
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Review 34 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Fun Despite Nieghboring Complaints

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Dined on 1/14/2016
 2012
Dined on 1/14/2016
 2012
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"My Husband and I came in on a Thursday evening to enjoy date night. We were seated promptly, with a smile and a wish for a pleasant evening. Our server greeted us with full hospitality making suggestions and taking our order. Then our neighboring table became fun. An older couple, no problem, but a loud older couple, okay, a constantly complaining, deriding the waiter, no fun. The older lady at the next table took the time to loudly complain about everything, her family, the portion sizes, the chocolate was too sugary, the wine too strong. The general manager came over to calm the couple, but spent 30 minutes being just as loud, and at no point did he stop by our table to apologize for the disturbance. I like the food, I like the ambiance, generally, but management needs to remember, keeping a good customer happy is just as important as mitigating an already bad experience."
Dined on 1/14/2016
 2012
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 35 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

An Evening to Forget

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"The Melting Pot to celebrate Valentines Day has been a tradition for many years. We typically visit the Thousand Oaks location, however with crazy schedules and a planned trip to San Francisco, we decided to try the San Mateo location this time. Besides looking a few years past the time to remodel, we were seated shortly after arrival & greeted promptly by our waiter. Cheese & salad were delivered in a reasonable time-frame, but that's where it ended. 1/2 hour later, still no main course...empty water glasses & no sign of waiter. Spotted him laughing with another table, and he shouted over"its coming". 15 minutes later, another waitress came by & asked if we were ready for desert!!! She got the main course in motion, & the original waiter served it - no apology / no explanation / no restitution. Had to flag down a busboy for more water refills & had to flag down the waitress (original waiter gone again) for the bill. Ultimately the original waiter came back with the bill...going through what sounded like a canned script & still no recognition of the big lapse in service. Besides a meager cup of vegetables (we asked for a refill based on the policy in Thousand Oaks - eventually got that), the food was good. Oh yeah, a woman at the front desk was on the phone when we 1st arrived & "shushed" us as we were announcing our name to the woman beside her. In retrospect that should have been taken as a hint of what was to come :(."
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2004
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Review 36 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/15/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 37 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/05/2016
 2013
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Review 38 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 1/09/2016
 2012
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2012
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2012
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Review 39 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Pricey but delicious!

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"This is a place that is meant for groups or couples to treat themselves. The food and service is really good, but this is a place where it is very tempting to go all out and order everything. Just make sure you have the pocketbook to match."
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 40 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

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Dined on 1/09/2016
 2000
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2000
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2000
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Review 41 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Won't go back

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Dined on 1/08/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2014
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
"It was short staffed. Took 3 hrs to finish everything. With kids not ok. Took forever to get drinks. Menu is confusing. Paid way to much for an I satisfying evening."
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2014
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Review 42 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

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Dined on 1/07/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/07/2016
 2015
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Dined on 1/07/2016
 2015
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Review 43 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 12/29/2015
 2014
Dined on 12/29/2015
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/29/2015
 2014
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Review 44 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2012
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2012
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2012
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Review 45 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/01/2016
 2001
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion
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Review 46 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Very large meal, but excellent

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2004
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 47 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2008
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2008
Special Features: special occasion
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Review 48 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

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Dined on 12/31/2015
 2002
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2002
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Just ok. Went on New Years. Very expensive for what you get. Better options for a high end restaurant experience. Service was ok. I would recommend going for a late night dessert of choc fondue and even cheese fondue ok. Just way overpriced and lacks the ambience of a high end experience."
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2002
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Review 49 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great experience

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Dined on 12/31/2015
 2006
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2006
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 50 for The Melting Pot - San Mateo
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Dined on 12/29/2015
 2006
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