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About The Melting Pot - Arlington TX
At The Melting Pot, fondue truly becomes a memorable four-course dining experience where patrons can dip into something different - and discover all the ingredients for a unique dining experience including a relaxed atmosphere, private tables, attentive service, fine wines and signature fondue dinners.
Enjoy a romantic dinner for two in a Lovers' Lane booth or host a fondue party in our private room. Happy Hour is in The Fondue Bar, Monday - Friday 5-8 p.m.
Located in the Arlington Highlands, The Melting Pot can be found near World Market and is just one of many great places to shop and dine.
Arlington, TX 76018
Fondue, Vegetarian / Vegan
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 3:30pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, & Super Bowl Sunday. Holidays often have special hours.
Matlock & I20
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Personalized options are available. Contact a manager for more details.
Handicap spaces available in front.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
The first Tuesday of every month is Ladies' Night Out with a four-course menu for $30 per person and you can enjoy regular wine and beer dinners featuring four-course menus of palate pleasing pairings. Join Club Fondue to receive priority notification, exclusive invitations, and complimentary chocolate-covered strawberries! http://bit.ly/ICS3oS
Host your next celebration in the private party room or inquire about exclusive restaurant access. For parties of ten or more, a custom preset menu will be arranged at a comparable per person price. Visit the Large Party section of the website for more details.
With fondue dining, the more the merrier. We work with you to ensure your event is exceptional start to finish.
The Melting Pot - Arlington TX Ratings and Reviews
This is probably one of the better Melting Pots I've eaten at. At first I was a little taken aback at the waiter's snootiness, but he definitely warmed up quick and fell into a routine. We then realized it was part of his style and that he most definitely wanted us to have a good dining experience. The Ambiance was amazing, not too loud and not too quiet either. The courses were laid out well to enhance the whole Fon-Due dining experience. If you're looking for a nice date that won't destroy your bugdet but still give you some elegance...you can't go wrong here.
We celebrated our anniversary and we had a great time. The only negative thing was the couple next to us, very loud and obnoxious. This is NOT supposed to be a place for loud mouthed people. Our waitress was awesome, we really enjoyed our evening and the food was delicious.
We went for ladies night supporting Breast Cancer research. Along with all the amenities for the event, the staff was knowledgeable and bar staff was fast. Despite being slammed with a lot of tables our waitress was on top of everything. The Manager came by several time to check up on us as well. Overall perfect!
We have been to two Melting Pot locations on 4 different occasions. Our visit to the Melting Pot in Addison, Texas on two occasions was wonderful. The atmosphere is wonderful, romantic and inviting. We have been to the Melting Pot in Arlington, Texas twice as well, but the experience is not quite on the same level as the Addison, TX location. The hostess in Arlington was rude and dismissive which set the tone for the whole experience. The waitstaff was wonderful but not quite as kind as in Addison. The food is great but the Romance package at the Addison location is way above the one in Arlington. This ultimate romance package is pricey; we spent around $200 for each of the 3 times we have done it and we decided we would never go back to the Arlington location but instead will drive an hour to go to the Addison location.
I always love the melting pot! The food and ambience are wonderful… Our server was very friendly and courteous. The only problem was that she was a little slow and kept us waiting in between courses for significant periods of time. It was a Saturday night it was very busy so they may have been short staffed. But overall the food and the experience was wonderful!
With out of town guest arriving decided to try someplace different. Had a groupon so went to the Melting Pot. Can't say it was great. More like just okay. For the fun, different place okay and admit that the dessert chocolate fondue was very good, even if the items provided were small and could have been better. But the rest?--Not so much. Nice salad but entree was small chucks of various raw meats everyone dunks in a fondue pot to "cook" . Maybe it's just me, but I couldn't get past thoughts of cross contamination and the fact that (even though the waiter suggested otherwise) the rest of the party used the same fork to dunk items and then ate it of the fork, repeat. Multiple double dipping. YUCK!
I loved my experience over all, although there was two things I didn't like. One was that when I asked our server for stuff he would never bring it, I had ask someone else for the same thing and they would have to bring it to me. Another thing, I was panning on tipping 20%+ regardless of anything because I know the server does most of the work what I didn't like was that my check has already taken a 18% for the tip. I felt racially profiled because I'm Hispanic and they just thought I wasn't going to tip, it's was rude to me. I still left over 20% but that made me upset.
Food was great, service was good. Don't bother with the photo add-on. It's listed as a photo with a silver melting pot logo on black matting. In reality, it's a grainy photo taken with a cheap digital camera and there is absolutely no logo anywhere on the thin black cardboard envelope they call matting. The first picture they took, with us holding up dessert, was missing half my head. They retook the photo after the table was clear, and we ended up with a low-quality grainy photo that has no indication of where we were. Not even worth buying a frame for it.
Still a great restaurant; just don't choose the photo add-on.
We have always enjoyed the melting pot and this was our first time trying this location. The hostesses and service staff were accommodating but not overly friendly and did not appear to be enjoying themselves. Could have been a busy night but a more relaxed and friendly environment is what makes this place fun. The wine menu was not as extensive as the other melting pots we have visited but it did provide a good selection. The food was great as usual. I would recommend eating here to anyone who likes fondue. If you have never eaten fondue, you should read up on it before going. Yes you cook your own food but that's the point. It's fun!
The meal started off amazing with, what we thought, was a very attentive waitress. She explained she had been there 6yrs, and how she just loved the establishment. After the first course and salad the broth was brought out by someone in the kitchen. Our empty beverage glasses sat until the food came to the table. We saw our waitress when the food was presented, had our drinks filled, and then were left unattended. We watched as the table in front of us had a sever come to check-in approximately every 5min. Ours completely disappeared. We sat for 15min after main course before the manager came back to take dessert order and fill up our drinks. Another 10min to get dessert of which the waitress came back for. She did bring us extras to sample for dessert which was a bonus, but then it was time for the check. We were from out of town, and found the place on Groupon. We presented the coupon, and were fully aware we would be tipping on a $100+ meal. The ticket came back with an automatic gratuity of 18% for two people! Where I come from that only happens with partied of 5 or more. To top it off there was suggested gratuity at the bottom. The service was terrible, but we still would have paid a fair price for the service. However, an automatic charge that was shrugged off was not cool. We did get a refund and tipped accordingly, however was not pleased with experience.
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