About The Melting Pot - Knoxville
The Melting Pot offers a relaxed atmosphere, plush private booths, attentive service, fine wines and fabulous four course dinners. It is perfect for a romantic evening, corporate dinner parties or friendly gatherings. Creamy cheese fondue, fresh salads, a wide variety of entree selections and mouth-watering chocolate fondue desserts are offered.
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm,
Friday 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Saturday 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday 4:00pm - 10:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Metered spots are free after 6:00 p.m., and free on Saturday and Sunday. Otherwise, the closest parking is right behind our building at Central Parking. There are also several other parking lots around The Old City.
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Wine
The Melting Pot - Knoxville Ratings and Reviews
Didn't get the correct order, took forev ...
Didn't get the correct order, took forever to for our waiter to come back to our table and we didn't order dessert because of it. It was expensive for not getting the correct order and having to wait 45 minutes for the waiter to come back to our table.
My wife and I hadn't been any place spec ...
My wife and I hadn't been any place special in a while so the Melting Pot seemed an appropriate venue. Everything went well except for an over carbonated craft beer. That was quickly changed and the meal was exceptional. I also opted for the rose petals and rose for my wife which went over very nicely. She loved it. If you go, expect to pay dearly. We each had a drink and the 4 course meal. Total at the end of our 2.5 hr. meal with tip was over $150 for the two of us. That said, make it a special evening and it'll be worth every delicious penny.
BTW, we probably could have gotten by with splitting one of the 4 course meal options instead of getting one each. We weren't able to finish all the food and were absolutely stuffed at the end of the evening.
The Melting Pot was worth a try, but we ...
The Melting Pot was worth a try, but we won't be going back again. We hadn't been to a fondue restaurant, so it was a bit of a novelty. The food was good enough, and the service was pretty good, but we really paid a big premium for the experience. Our bill was about $35 more than what we usually pay at a fine dining restaurant for dinner for 2. It wasn't worth the extra money.
First thing...service top notch! Our ser ...
First thing...service top notch! Our server was great from serving to knowledge of your menu. We loved the setting....the cheese and bread/vegetables....and loved desert. We didn't like the main corse....which made the price have a bitter taste. Everything else was a 10+.
Over rated,price to high for what i had. ...
Over rated,price to high for what i had.(4 small bit of beef,10-12 shrimp no salt/pepper,sugar.
KIND OF DARK WALKING OUT, JUST HAD RIGHT KNEE REPLACEMENT , I TRIP AND FEEL ON THE SAME KNEE. PARKED IN PARKING LOT BEHIND,GOT ASSULTED, JUST WAS NOT A GOOD NIGHT
This past time was not the best Melting ...
This past time was not the best Melting Pot experience we have had. We waited quite a while between courses. I'm not sure if the waitress was just off her A game or if she had too many tables, but we have definitely had better experiences at this restaurant. She was very kind though.
We are frequent patrons of Knoxville's M ...
We are frequent patrons of Knoxville's Melting Pot. Tonight's visit in celebration of our 31st wedding anniversary was an exception to the usual stellar service to which we've become accustomed. Our table lacked proper place settings and multiple requests were made before we received basic attention re: flatware, salt, pepper, etc. Because the restaurant was busy and seemingly understaffed (our host also became our bartender as well as a server once we were seated), we experienced lengthy delays when making requests for things such as drink refills. Service aside, the food was delicious (but hey, we cooked that ourselves!) Had tonight been my first visit, the lackluster impression might have soured me on the notion of future visits. I will return however because I can't color one experience against a history of enjoyable evenings at Melting Pot - but perhaps I'll book future reservations at a different location. I don't like reviewing one of my favorite restaurants in a mediocre light but I do believe in honest reviews.
It was amazing. We went for a special oc ...
It was amazing. We went for a special occasions and they gave us privacy and did a little special something for it. It made our last date night before my boyfriend went to the Navy. Couldn't have picked a bette replace to go
Good food, odd service setup
We were sat by a hostess. Someone came to our table and said that she would "get you all started" and took our drink order. She brought the drinks and then a while later someone else comes and says "the person who started with you is nowhere to be found, so I will be your server, my name is XXX, and I see you had water to drink, can I get you all anything else or are you ready to order?" She was nice, but when we're trying to have a romantic evening to celebrate an anniversary it was an odd distraction. They only give you 2 fondu sticks here--when we asked about a third the server said, "do you all normally go to Pigeon Forge, they give 3 there--not sure why we only give 2 here, but I'll get you another one." Again--odd.
Would return again but hoping their servers are on their game. And why be different with the fondu forks?!
Excellent customer service
The meal was good but what made the best impression was our server. She was warm and friendly and stopped to chat with us like we were old friends. Some people might not like that but we did. She was attentive to our needs and the pace of our meal.
Great food and service
We had a great server who was very attentive. We shared the cheddar cheese appetizer, and we all got 3 different meats. We tried the steak, pork, and chicken and all 3 were really good. Then the Cookies and Cream dessert was amazing too. We will definitely come back sometime soon!
not our favorite melting pot location
we were attending a three part opera and wanted something special for dinner, I understand we made a 4pm reservation and they open at four. but were not seated till 420. We were seated with a family with small children behind us that had manners more suitable for applebees, kicking the seat, and leaning over to check out our table. servers were dropping items, our server kept us on time to get out but wanted the pots to be boiling instead of usual temp to eat. Not our favorite location of this restaurant, and def not our most fav experience.
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