About The Melting Pot - Fredericksburg
The Melting Pot is Fredericksburg’s premiere fondue restaurant. We offer both a romantic and family friendly atmosphere for your fine dining fondue experience. Our staff operates with one goal in mind - to provide you with the perfect night out.
Fondue, American, European
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 4:30pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 12:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday:12:00pm - 9:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
The Melting Pot - Fredericksburg Ratings and Reviews
This was our 3rd visit. This year was sp ...
This was our 3rd visit. This year was special, I hit the scary 62 and it was the celebration of the adoption of my daughter, as we joked she is only a year old. She calls it our A and B days. The food is always good and the service is great. It a good value for the money. I know we will be going back.
Outstanding as always. Michael was our s ...
Outstanding as always. Michael was our server and he provided us with exceptional and very enjoyable service. Will definitely be returning. It must also be said that the food was excellent as well. Thank you so much for a great 30th birthday dinner with my sisters!
This is a very good dinning exp, If your ...
This is a very good dinning exp, If your looking for a nice quit place to enjoy your meal. We do this once every year or so. It's not the same old hum-drum type of eating out.
Staff was great, friendly yet professional, almost at your bec-an-call if you will.
Highly recommend to everyone.
The food was very good, and the fondue c ...
The food was very good, and the fondue concept was nice. It was slow and relaxing. The noise level was fair. We were able to speak to one-another without raising our voices. We liked that.
Our waitress, Jessica, was very nice, and very knowledgeable, but not very attentive. Getting her attention, and getting her to refill my wife's wine was pretty difficult. She may have been pretty busy with other tables.
It is very nice, but at $175.00 for two people, before tip, it is not the sort of thing that we'll be able to do very often. It is definitely a 'special occasion' sort of place.
But we'll be back.
I did not check Kid-friendly even though ...
I did not check Kid-friendly even though they made us at home with a toddler on this trip. Great staff worked with us, put us in a side room with minimal other diners. I had made reservations and warned them we would need a highchair, so they were prepared. Great server too.
While fondue is a leisurely endeavor and ...
While fondue is a leisurely endeavor and you want your server hovering, our server seemed preoccupied and we seemed to wait a long time between already long courses. Dishes stacked up drinks not refilled. That said we had a great time. Menu should distinguish both gluten free and low carb
We go here for every special occasion we ...
We go here for every special occasion we can come up with. We have never had bad service here and the food quality is always amazing. The owner, I forget his name is outstanding. He checks on you several times per visit but he is not intrusive or annoying. This is by far my favorite Melting Pot.
We were celebrating Wife Appreciation Da ...
We were celebrating Wife Appreciation Day, which we didn't even know existed until we saw the special. The special included a four course meal, roses, chocolate covered strawberries, and a picture. The evening along with the service was fantastic!
It was a great way to end our vacation a ...
It was a great way to end our vacation as we travelled from the OBX back to Pennsylvania! We overnighted in Fredericksburg with family and gave us a great, quality dining option. You forget about the fact that it's in a strip mall once you enter, so the ambiance is nice and cozy.
Took my family for a birthday celebratio ...
Took my family for a birthday celebration and received great food and outstanding service. Our server was awesome preparing the food and meeting our needs throughout the dinner. The manager stopped by two times to check on us. Food was fabulous with each course presenting a variety of options for the entire family. Set aside some time to enjoy the four course meal.
Normally everything at the melting pot i ...
Normally everything at the melting pot is great! But this time something was missing, our server just seemed lost, and disconnected. After we ordered our drinks, it took 12 minuets to bring a coke and a water, plus a juice for our son. And then the server seemed to try to rush us through the meal, with bringing the entree a whole 4 minutes after our salads. We will be back but if we get that server again, I will ask for another table.
The Melting Pot is always a great experi ...
The Melting Pot is always a great experience. The entire menu is available Gluten Free which is much better than a few "token" Gluten Free options. This is a perfect place for celebrating something special . This is not a quick meal but something to be enjoyed while connecting with your table mates through conversation and fun. The manager of the restaurant gives the place that personal touch by coming to each table and checking on everything. If you haven't tried out the Fredericskburg, VA Melting Pot, you are truly missing something spectacular!!
Our birthday party of 5 was a hit. The f ...
Our birthday party of 5 was a hit. The food was good but the service we received from Victoria Spaulding was amazing. She was very attentive as well as to our 5 year old grandson. She went above and beyond to ensure that we were pleased. We did not have to wait for anything. You have to try this place. Ask for the best server ever Victoria Spaulding. Enjoy,Kem
Excellent food and superb service. Come ...
Excellent food and superb service. Come hungry and leave completely full! The four course meal is enough to fill you to the brim, so be sure you're hungry when you arrive. Bring a friend or two and make a fun time of it.
First time at a restaurant specializing ...
First time at a restaurant specializing in fondue. Ot was an interesting experience which I would try again. As for the first course, the cheese fondue, I would like to see more vegetable than bread. I thought the main course was done very well.
Sean was one of the best servers I've ev ...
Sean was one of the best servers I've ever had! Very knowledgeable about the menu and his recommendations on certain items were so wonderful! He definitely made our date night wonderful, looking forward to more dinners at The Melting Pot 🙂
My husband and I enjoy this place very m ...
My husband and I enjoy this place very much! A bit pricy but very worth it. It's a place where you can actually sit down and talk with your companions and enjoy a meal. My husband and I usually go here for special occasions (anniversary, birthdays, etc.) I would definitely recommend. Plus the food is amazing!
Reservation booked through Open Table an ...
Reservation booked through Open Table and we were taken to our table as soon as we walked in. Service was great with the exception of a more comprehensive wine list needed. Items and menu were explained very well and our server was prompt and at the same time allowed us to have enough conversation time without being interrupted. Desert Menu was fantastic.
They took great care of us. The four-cou ...
They took great care of us. The four-course was a great fit for our special occasion. The only reason I marked the noise level is because, while it was a nice secluded corner, there was some sort of droning buzz coming from nearby which was slightly annoying. Everything else was top-notch.
The Melting Pot staff went out of their ...
The Melting Pot staff went out of their way to ensure we had everything we needed. They were extremely polite and very responsive to our needs. It being my wife's surprise Birthday Party, she was extremely pleased with the outcome.
This is our favorite spot for celebratin ...
This is our favorite spot for celebrating or anniversary. Great for a date night for just the two of us or with a few friends. Variety of choices to appease all tastes. This is one place you will never leave hungry. Staff is friendly and courteous and service is outstanding. Looking forward to our next visit.
I did not realize The Melting Pot was a ...
I did not realize The Melting Pot was a franchise; if I had that would have been a red flag for me that the quality of the meal wasn't going to be what I was looking for. This restaurant was very highly rated on Open Table and so I thought since we were passing through the area that it would be fun to try given we love fondue. The service from the staff was great, even the owner stopped by our table to ask us how it was going, but I have to say that they charge a lot of money for just ok food. Firstly and importantly, I really don't like the way the menu is broken down in terms of only being able to order cheese fondue as an appetizer and then a broth or oil based fondue as the entrée which has to be shared by the entire table. We ordered a cheese fondue starter that came with bread, granny smith apples and some veggies. The bread was good but the veggies were not of great quality. This is very important for fondue that the veggies be fresh and crisp. The cheese fondue was too garlicky and was a bit fake cheese tasting to me. We ordered a traditional oil fondue for our entrée that came with sirloin, marinated chicken and shrimp. I would say the quality of the meats was very good, but the sauces were just ok in my opinion. In any event, I just was expecting so much better given the rave reviews this place gets and I felt the food overall was just ok and on the very expensive side for food that really shouldn't be expensive.
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