About The Melting Pot - Kansas City
At The Melting Pot, fun is cooked up fondue style, creating an out of the ordinary dining experience. You'll discover all the ingredients for a perfect evening, including attentive service, private tables, & an atmosphere of casual elegance. In addition to the cheese & chocolate fondues which have made The Melting Pot famous, they offer a fine selection of beef, chicken, seafood, & vegetarian entrees, as well as an exceptional wine list & a full bar. You may enjoy a romantic evening for two, a special occasion with fifty of your closest friends, a dining experience to impress your boss, or a night out with the family. Whatever the occasion, an evening at The Melting Pot is always a celebration. Call directly to inquire about the Romance Packages in The Melting Pot’s private celebration booths for two.
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Thursday, 4:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Sunday, 11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
The Melting Pot offers complimentary covered parking in the public garage above the restaurant. Enter off Pennsylvania next to California Pizza Kitchen.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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The Melting Pot - Kansas City Ratings and Reviews
The food was great as always, however th ...
The food was great as always, however the first section of the restaurant they tried to seat us in smelled awful, and we had to be moved. Then our waitress was pretty bad, she didn't talk to us hardly at all and made several messes on our table. I generally love the melting pot, but this location is really going downhill
We have gone to this Melting Pot many ti ...
We have gone to this Melting Pot many times in the past and for our anniversary, we decided to revisit it. Upon our arrival, we were seated at a table that had, along with multiple other tables, gnats flying around and a dirty menu. We requested a change of table and they promptly sat us down 4 tables down and there were still gnats. We got up and left; this is one of the few times I have ever, EVER walked away from a restaurant.
This was our first experience at The Mel ...
This was our first experience at The Melting Pot. We chose The Melting Pot based on recommendations of friends and family that it is a unique dining experience and something fun to do to celebrate our first anniversary. Luckily, we made a reservation online ahead of time. While we were waiting, there were a number of people who were turned away because they couldn't accommodate their groups until later.
It definitely was an experience and while we did enjoy ourselves and the food we had, this wouldn't be an "OMG!! We HAVE to go back there" place. Especially for the price. We weren't WOW'd but we weren't totally let down either.
Went to the Melting Pot for my wife's bi ...
Went to the Melting Pot for my wife's birthday. Given its name and location, had high expectations for the food ambiance and drink. Ambiance was as expected but booths are starting to see wear. The cheese fondue was excellent even though bread and vegetables did not seem as fresh as they could. Desserts, however, were excellent and the chocolate was over the top. In all, had a good experience and my wife enjoyed the time with family celebrating her birthday.
We ate dinner at the melting pot Friday ...
We ate dinner at the melting pot Friday night and got caught in a storm and didnt want to start the 2 hour drive home with the weather being so bad so we decided to wait it out at the bar. The bartenders were so understanding and brewed us a fresh pot of coffee and let us order a slice of cheesecake even though I don't think that's something you do without ordering the chocolate fondue. Excellent staff but above and beyond bartenders!
We were hoping for a romantic date night ...
We were hoping for a romantic date night and reviews said it was a romantic restaurant but the atmosphere was loud and crowded like a family buffet restaurant. The seats are too low to comfortably reach and tend to the fondue pot in the middle of the table. The cheese and chocolate courses made the evening lovely but we won't be back for the entree.
Okay I always go to the melting pot and ...
Okay I always go to the melting pot and I love it usually. First off they got rid of my fiesta cheese and that makes me sad, the meat portions looked unbelievably smaller than before and we were there from 9pm-midnight. 3 hours! It's never taken that long. Our waitress was nice but I think she was more concerned with getting other stuff done then our meal. My boyfriend and I are very quick eaters and it's never taken us more than 2hrs at the melting pot. The entire visit was a little disappointing.
We have eaten in many of the locations f ...
We have eaten in many of the locations for the Melting Pot. They always provide a great experience. We were very happy to see all the gluten free options, almost everything can be prepared in a GF manner. This was great news for a couple of family members that recently have had to eliminate gluten from their diets.
The experience is very nice for a group ...
The experience is very nice for a group special occasion, and the food is always enjoyable. However, our six-person table took 3.5 hours to complete from being seated to serving dessert (where I had to ask for the check)--and a little longer before our meal was complete and we could leave. Our service bordered on neglect. We literally hardly ever saw our waitress, and went long chunks of time before we saw her. While I did expect the dinner to feel slow and relaxed, this was really too much. I don't think I'd go for the four course again, it simply takes too long. Maybe just a dessert or an appetizer.
We LOVE the food at The Melting Pot, but ...
We LOVE the food at The Melting Pot, but the service was SOOO slow this last time we dined in. It took an hour just for the first course. It seems to be hit or miss...we either get an amazing waiter/waitress with great timing for our meal or a horrible one.
We decided to try The Melting Pot with o ...
We decided to try The Melting Pot with our children ages 7 and 12. We thought it would be a fun concept since we were on vacation. It ended up being an "okay" experience. We were there over 3 hours, way too long even for the adults. We did not expect a swift meal, but our server abandoned us several times. Just behind us was a large group who came in a good 45 minutes after us and completed their meal at least 30 minutes before us. I can't say we would never go back to a Melting Pot, but it would take some convincing.
I think I was most put off by the qualit ...
I think I was most put off by the quality of the dippers (it wasn't freshly prepared -- reminded me of a Costco platter). The veggies were dry. The bread was mediocre. The dessert dippers were cafeteria quality. The presentation could've been better. The cheese fondues were ok, but the process seemed a bit different than traditional fondues.
Over three hours to eat, service was rea ...
Over three hours to eat, service was really slow, lots of noise from what looked like bachelorette parties, and a messed up pot for our fondue. The food was good but the experience was one of the worst. This used to be our "go to" restaurant for special occasions but after several experiences like this in the past year, we will probably find a different place to go.
For the price here was very little in th ...
For the price here was very little in the way of upscale protiens. For example one ounce each of filet mignon, shrimp and chicken . Cheese fondue was very tasty but using cheap inexpensive dippers. Same with dessert . $285 for 4 people . 3.5 hours to eat. We expected more meat and seafood for a $50 meal. We will not be back.
The Melting Pot KC is fantastic. I have ...
The Melting Pot KC is fantastic. I have been for my birthday in enjoyed the seclusion of a private booth as well as two very different Ladie's Night Monday's, one with a very large group and one with a group of 4. TMP is always fantastically organized and friendly. Most recently my group had Gabe for a server and he was absolutely wonderful and I would definitely request him - super personable, punctual, easy to talk to and ask questions with an answer always. Wonderful experience and I will definitely be back!
We were mostly first-timers, and we were ...
We were mostly first-timers, and we were both impressed and unimpressed in the same turn. The dining experience was very neat and different, and the food was great. It did, however, last quite a long time. If you are eating with a group it may not be a good fit (we were there for 2.5 hours). For a date night--it would be a great option. Our biggest complaint was the service. The service we received was sub par.
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