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About The Melting Pot - Grand Rapids
Welcome to The Melting Pot. We offer a truly unique dining experience created by the art of fondue. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, anniversary, a long overdue date night, or celebrating with a group, The Melting Pot Restaurant is perfect for any occasion. Tailor your visit with a four-course dining experience including cheese fondue, salad, entree and dessert. Or, come by for fondue cheese paired with that perfect glass of wine from our extensive selection. That's not to say, we haven't had more than a few stop by to satisfy that chocolate craving after a movie.
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Hours of Operation:
Monday -Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Saturday: 12:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Closed Independence Day
Closed Thanksgiving Day
Closed Christmas Day
East Beltline & Knapp
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live Music on Friday Nights in our Lounge
There is a Rapid bus stop located behind the restaurant.
Private Party Facilities:
The Melting Pot is the perfect destination for all of your large party needs. Whether it’s a feast with friends or a corporate gathering our private dining room offers the atmosphere and functionality you need to enjoy a Perfect Night Out.
Party Room Features Include: Seating for up to 32 guests, frosted glass doors for privacy, projection screen for presentations, structured seating layout perfect for guest speakers.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
The Melting Pot - Grand Rapids Ratings and Reviews
Took my sweetheart there for her birthday dinner at her request; I had never been there myself. It was a slow night and we were taken to an intimate table for two. It was a fabulous night to say the least. The drinks were great and the Sangria some of the best I have had; it primed us for the summer nights on the town ahead of us. Everything was fun and delicious. Plan on a long slow dinner (took salads to go) and spending a fair amount of cash! For the two of us, with tip, we dropped $150+.
Love coming to Melting Pot for a fun night out, especially for an occasion! We were out for my birthday, and there was a birthday scroll that was pre-printed with historic events that happened that day...so cool! The staff was very friendly, and our waitress did a wonderful job. Thank you!
I went to the Melting Pot for the award winning fondue and it was delicious!It was heavier than a Swiss fondue and had a great, nutty flavor. I also am considered a regular there and Chelsie, the Manager, is so sweet. This is a place where you go to enjoy your meal because it is an experience. You turn off your cell phones and enjoy each course.
A few friends & I went for a fun night out & The Melting Pot was awesome! The food & atmosphere as well as service were above standard. The only draw back was the prices but for a special occasion I would definitely recommend this place. Right before the last course the power went almost completely out due to a big storm but we were able to finish our meal & received coupons for out next visit for the inconvenience. Over all great time & place!!!
This was my first and only experience at The Melting Pot and unfortunately I was a little disappointed. The food was good and it was filling... eventually. I went into the evening hungry and planning on ordering a four course meal, knowing it would take some time. However, the service was a bit too slow for my taste. There was a lot of waiting between courses after our food was finished, especially after the salad waiting for the entree. This seemed a little confusing since it's not cooked when it's brought out, just plated (nicely) but should not have taken as long as it did. By the time dessert arrived, we had been there almost two hours- the entree took some time to cook but we had all skewers full and in the broth until everything was gone so the majority of time was waiting. The environment is nice and the booths are comfortable but the slow service and price will not have me returning any time soon. In retrospect it was a fun experience but once was enough.
The food was great but not for the price and cooking it yourself. I get that is the idea but the prices could come down. Our server was super informational and helpful however service all around was slow. We assumed this was on the kitchens end as she was busting her butt when bringing it from the kitchen. We expected a longer time frame for the experience of what the Melting Pot process is however we waited for lengthy times between each course in which we were feeling impatient and done with the experience by the time our entree meat came. Like the way the process works, just wish it would have gone quicker and prices weren't so high for what you get. All in all, good food.
Went there with three friends, and we all had a fabulous time. The presentation by the server was excellent. All the food was delicious, salad with fresh, cheese fondu was very tasty. The main course had a very nice portions. The staff is very friendly was nice to see them helping each other out. I would definitely go there again with the coupon.
Our waiter, Spencer, was fabulous! Knowledgeable, friendly, and very helpful. We had a great time catching up & tried some new foods as well. All of the food was great and the duck was new to both of us. My friend didn't care for it as much as I did, however. We tried one of the specialty cocktails, Love Martini, and it was a huge hit for both of us. The nice, quiet atmosphere was a great place for 2 old friends to catch up. Can't wait until we can do it again!
Sorry to say the overall experience was not great. The whole affair took just a bit over two hours. We each had cocktail but that took close to 20 minutes to get. Another 15-20 minutes before any food arrived. The cheese fondue was very good. The salad and main dinner of lobster, shrimp, chicken and fillet mignon arrived in the first part of the second hour and except for the beef if was as good as expected. The fillet was really just awful. Difficult to chew, no real flavor, just bad meat period. Desert was the standard chocolate fondue that took 25 minutes after ordering and it was as good as expected, just very late. The waitress was very nice and who knows why the long waits maybe to encourage more drinking? On our way out the waitress who was very nice was at the reception desk talking on her phone. I would recommend this place only for the unique cooking arrangement otherwise only to people that I did not like. It was a very poor value for the money charged even if the beef was good and service was at a normal pace.
Food was not very impressive. Wait staff only came to the table when bringing food never to just check on us to see if we were enjoying our food or to refill our drinks. There was hardly anyone else there so not sure why they didn't take the time to do so. It took so long to get food between the courses we didn't have time to finish the desert there we had to take it to go. I made reservations mentinging that it was for a birthday and was asked details about the birthday person yet nothing was mentioned to make the dinner special for the occasion. The waiter never even mentioned anything about it. Don't know why I was asked about it if it didn't really matter in the end? So, for that price, I will never return nor will I recommend The Melting Pot to anyone I know.
This is a great spot. Super on the expensive side BUT if you want time to talk, time to connect time to bond on a special night then there really is no price on that. From seating to leaving was a total of 2 hours - Two well spent hours without kids, without interruptions, without distractions. Put your phone away, put your to do list away and just talk to those that you brought with you like we did 25 years ago.
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