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About The Melting Pot - Arrowhead
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 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.
Glendale, AZ 85308
Fondue, American, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Well lit lot behind 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
We are a great place to host your next party. Our leisurely four-course dining experience is perfect for corporate gatherings, office parties, birthday parties, bridal luncheons, school functions and more.
The Melting Pot - Arrowhead Ratings and Reviews
We went for a family members birthday and did the 4-course meal. It is a long yet relaxed dining experience. Cooking the meat entree was a bit concerning, you have to be careful about cross-contamination between the raw food and cooked food, but we found our cooking groove after a couple tries. I will say we went because they now have gluten free bread and dessert options for the cheese and chocolate dips. (BiRtHdAy person has a gluten allergy) But if someone is highly sensitive, be cautious, there is some cross-contamination if others in your party have items that are not gluten free. Then even though the server knew and had brought gluten free bread out with the cheese fondue, they brought out the Birthday plate for the gluten free birthday person for the chocolate dip without any of the gluten free options! We asked about the gluten free options, server said oh, well this is the birthday plate (decorated and had candles) so we sang happy birthday then waited about 10 minutes for the gluten free options for her so she could have some of the chocolate fondue.
Overall is was a great experience (minus that odd gluten free chocolate dipping bit)
In the future we would probably do only cheese and chocolate, and everyone needs to have the gluten free options to avoid any cross contamination. She felt slightly ill afterwards but she said it was worth it for such a unique dining experience. She may have said that just so we didn’t feel bad.
As long as you don’t have a gluten allergy, go for the full meal experience!
What can I say....it's fondue.....grossly overpriced fondue. The hatch green chili cheese fondue was excellent. There were 4 adults and a 5 yr old in our party. We had the 4 course menu which is slightly less than $50 per person and something from the kids menu and 5 alcoholic beverages. Still, the $400 Check was surprising. We each had cheese fondue with bread and meats, a salad (floating in dressing), main course consisting of small meat and chicken cubes and 3 shrimp and chocolate fondue with fruit and bite size pastries for dipping. None of the ingredients appeared nor tasted high quality although the fruits were fresh. We were seated at 5 on a Saturday afternoon, yet they were out of two basic menu items including a vinaigrette dressing for one of their salads. Service was adequate however our server spoke so fast and garbled no-one at the table could understand her. After asking multiple times for her to repeat herself, we gave up. At best, this was something different for a change. However, for these prices; they need to seriously up their game.
The concept is good and the food was fresh and interesting. Our server was awesome and we tipped accordingly. Could have been a more friendly greeting when we arrived, (owner?) seemed preoccupied with something on the desk and did not make us feel like we were all that welcome. This is only an issue because this place is very expensive. Four of us with wine was $533.00 with tip, so with five star pricing the entire experience should reflect that cost. Ambiance was nice enough. The meal took almost two and a half hours, which creates an issue with drinks as you run out of wine before you run out of food. Just a heads up, pace yourself. Nice place for a special occasion for sure.
I am a seasoned Melting Pot patron. I have eaten here more times than I can count. This past week I had my most disappointing experience ever. Everything was fine except the meat course. The oil did not get hot enough to cook the meat. Half of the table didn’t get to eat their meat course. The chicken was awful. It did not look right and when cooked it flaked apart like fish. Everyone spit it out after trying it. Basically half the table didn’t get to eat their meat and half the table could only eat half of their meat. For an over $600 meal it was rather disappointing and this is from someone who doesn’t mind paying for good food and service!
Decent experience eventhough I had to ask the waiter 3 times for lemons.
I asked once, when he asked what drinks we wanted. He didn't bring lemon. So I asked again, he said he was going to get them. Then I asked a final time and he decided to bring the lemons.
I shouldn't have to ask for something more than once. Twice is pushing it..but 3 times is unacceptable
Experienced restaurant first in Ohio, fell in love with it there. This location and experience didn’t feel as romantic as the location in Ohio, but my girl and I wanted to experience it in our respective states.
Food was good, service was good. Noise level was a bit high, and I was definitely not as happy with this visit as my first time.
We had a large table, therefore we had two servers. The right side of our table we had a respectable server who did his utmost best to make it a fine experience. The other server messed up our order, then let the other gentleman do all of the work. When we asked for sauces or anything extra she would forget so we asked the gentleman instead. At the end of the night she also messed up our checks and as well as the payments when we just wanted to leave already after such blatant disregard from the server. The manager did attempt to help the sistuation but we had already been disappointed and had just been fed up.
In the past, the Melting Pot was one of the first places that came to mind to celebrate a special occasion. Back then I felt it was a bit on the high side. I hadn't been there in about 6-7 years and recently returned and the prices are even higher. The 4 course meal was $54 a person, our bill with tip for 3 people was over $250 each of us having only one cocktail. Back when it was under $40 a person for this 4 course meal, it was worth the splurge. Truthfully, I would have rather gone to a steakhouse and spent $25-$30 for their top of the line prime rib or steak and kept the bill under $100. It's just getting to expensive to eat out
We love The Melting Pot!! We eat here for our anniversary every year. So we know the great quality of food and service. We were a little disappointed in the turn around for drinks this time. It took extremely long to receive all our drinks and to pay our bill. But we know everyone has off night. We will definitely be back for our next special occasion.
The night did not end up how we wanted as the private booths must be reserved ahead of time. The first time we went to this location, we were lead back to a booth without making having to call ahead. However, when my boyfriend asked to be seated in a curtain booth, we were told that we needed to call ahead and give a $20 deposit for these locations. BUT we could wait another 40 minutes to get seated there if we wanted that instead.
In hindsight, we should have waited... Our table was right up front where everyone had to pass to go to their own tables, there was way too much noise as there was a party going on there as well, and the music that was playing overhead was deafening and we could barely hold a conversation.
The ambiance was extremely disappointing compared to the first time we went ~ which was our first date. The food was outstanding as well as the service but for our anniversary date we were looking forward to the private booth atmosphere.
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