About The Melting Pot - San Antonio
At The Melting Pot, fondue truly becomes a memorable four-course dining experience where patrons can dip into something different - and discover all the ingredients for a unique dining experience including a relaxed atmosphere, private tables, attentive service, fine wines and signature fondue dinners.
Fondue, European, French
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
Blanco and Bitters
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Banquet, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
The Melting Pot - San Antonio Ratings and Reviews
Phenomenal experience...great food, outs ...
Phenomenal experience...great food, outstanding service. My only 2 complaints: lighting was extremely poor (like sitting in the dark), and smoke/steam from the boiling pots (actually had us both coughing) because there weren't any vents.
This was my 2nd time at this restaurant ...
This was my 2nd time at this restaurant but this time I Made a reservation for my fiancé who had been wanted to try it. When I arrived the table was not ready and they made us wait 20 mins. Sat at the bar and got 2 drinks and when we went to pay them the machine did not work, causing to swipe card several times and we had to check with the bank to not get charged for every swipe. Finally sat down at a cozy table. The waiter was nice and made suggestions. the appetizer was great but the meat in the main course was tasteless! Meat cooked in water with a touch of flavor just isn't good. The dessert was great so props for that, but who doesn't like melted chocolate and fruit. The restaurant smelled TERRIBLE! Like old carpet and dirty feet. Overall not a pleasant experience and I will not return.
Unfortunately, old style sauces and too ...
Unfortunately, old style sauces and too little cheese in that course with sadly small bread cubes. DITTO, the desert cakelettes.
This was not the exciting, culinary treat that I'd so looked forward to having on my birthday!
I had a fun experience here at the melti ...
I had a fun experience here at the melting pot. I wish the portion size was a lot bigger for the price. The menu is a bit confusing but our server explained each option adequately. I wasn't fond of the smell of the place and how dark it was. Overall its more of the experience is worth bragging about.
We celebrated my daughter's birthday the ...
We celebrated my daughter's birthday there and had a fabulous time! Selection of food is great and their variety of dipping sauces are delicious. We had cheese fondue, salads, lobster, scallops, wine and cocktails. Very elegant yet cozy and fun.
I am sure our waiter remembers our surpr ...
I am sure our waiter remembers our surprise when we learned that we would be cooking our meal at our table. I wasn't sure about boiling meat vs grilled. We had no idea how a meal was prepared, although we have been to the restaurant for dessert dipping. It was our 55th anniversary so getting geared up for a meal that would be brought out already prepared and presented was what we had in mind. I must say our waiter was great, he made sure we understood the menu, etc.
The Melting Pot is a fantastic place to ...
The Melting Pot is a fantastic place to go for special occasions. My wife and I just went there for our 13th year anniversary, the waitress asked us our occasion for coming out and later on the manager came out and wished us a happy anniversary. It's a very nice change from the normal restaurant because it's an interactive experience that takes longer than just sitting down, ordering and eating. This gives you time to enjoy the company you're with and get into a deep conversation. The quality of the food is amazing looking, it has to be because it's served raw so you'd be able to tell if it wasn't of best quality or old. The waitress we had was friendly, attentive and knowledgeable.
My sister & I went for Restaurant Week. ...
My sister & I went for Restaurant Week. Our waiter was very knowledgeable and easy to talk to. He explained every cooking style to us in detail so that we could make the right decision as to what we wanted. The food was excellent. We will definitely be back. Thank you for a wonderful evening. Blanche Bongiorno
We had NO idea we were to prepare our ow ...
We had NO idea we were to prepare our own food in a pot! Disappointed!!!! And, then it seemed it took FOREVER!?!?! We landed up dumping everything in the pot at the end!?! Then, the best part of the dining experience was the desert and we hardly even got any chocolate in the fondue pot? Unlike the Cheese? We had so much leftover fruit, deserts, to still dip? But, then again, maybe that is done intentionally so that we would have to purchase "another"
chocolate fondue? " Sadly, never again ...
Good & fun. Great value for Restaurant W ...
Good & fun. Great value for Restaurant Week. The brie and pear cheese fondue was awesome - wish it was a regular menu item. Disappointed in the entree tuna which was smothered in an overly salty Cajun seasoning. No one at our table ate it and there was no offer to remedy it. I also think the new potatoes need to be parboiled a little more. They take way too long to cook. On the plus side - staff knows what are in different items, if they don't, they ask. Tried to work with me on food allergies . Salted caramel dark chocolate fondue great!
I loved the melting pot both times me an ...
I loved the melting pot both times me and my fiancé have visited. The food was great! A little pricey but it's worth it! Split meals to make it more affordable, definitely would recommend it to all my family and friends!
I have never been to the Melting Pot, so ...
I have never been to the Melting Pot, so restaurant week was a perfect opportunity to try it for a reasonable price. Our server, Yesenia, was attentive and helpful. Overall the food was good. The ceviche salad was ok. The best part was definitely the cheese fondue! If was a fun experience.
This was our first time at The Melting P ...
This was our first time at The Melting Pot. It did not disappoint! From the time we walked in everyone was nice and friendly. Our table was ready when we arrived. Angel was our server. He was most gracious and knowledgeable. He explained everything in detail and answered all of our questions. He knew just how long to leave the table for us to enjoy and when to return with the next course. He was fantastic!! We thought it was quite a bit of food for the price. Plan on returning soon.
Overall the food was great. We went wit ...
Overall the food was great. We went with the 4 course meal and it was perfect. It was fun cooking our food and trying all the different sauces. You will not leave this place hungry! Service was great, the waiter went over everything and had a great upbeat personality.
Dinner last for a while so make sure you give yourself enough time here to enjoy everything. We were there for about 2 hours.
This was a very special occasion. We wer ...
This was a very special occasion. We were a table of 4. We each got the four course meal. Our server was amazingly helpful and kind. She even let us try 2 different dessert fondue styles since my brother and I couldn't decide. I really love this place, but since it's so pricey, its definitely a special place for special moments.
I always enjoy coming to the melting pot ...
I always enjoy coming to the melting pot for a special occasion. San Antonio's venue has typically been pretty good, although this most recent experience was a bit less than spectacular. Our waiter just seemed awkward and timid, the cheese fondue was thin and we had to request more cheese to it, every time the waiter said "ok your ____ is ready to eat now" it wasn't, usually due to still being just Luke warm. Despite this, he was still friendly and fixed any concerns we had, which we appreciated
We go to Melting Pot for special occasio ...
We go to Melting Pot for special occasions. It's a bit pricey, especially considering you're the one doing the cooking...at the table. But that's part of the fun. The cheese fondues are always interesting, salads are pretty tasty, but the main courses (meats and seafood with various spices are just so-so for me. Unless you get the hot oil option and fry, which I wouldn't recommend with kids(the food gets too hot), you're basically cooking in a broth. Whatever they spice the meat/seafood with tends to come off in the broth, so flavor is really dependent on the "sauces" you put on afterwards. Get plenty of green goddess for the potatoes and mushrooms. Cooking times they give you aren't long enough if everyone is putting three forks of food at the same time. Helps to have a phone stopwatch running to keep an eye on times. The desserts are great, but I'm always full by the time that comes around. I've never left the Melting Pot without feeling stuffed and have always had great service!
My wife and I went to the melting pot fo ...
My wife and I went to the melting pot for our 24th anniversary. I prearranged our dining and was informed they offered a couple's package that included a private table and a dozen roses and framed couple portrait for $179. The food was excellent and service was great. We sat at our table and took our time to enjoy the evening and the meal. If you don't mind spending the time and sharing the work in cooking your food at the table you can experience a nice evening with great company and food. Our only con was the lighting was actually a little too dark.
My fourth time here, it never lets me do ...
My fourth time here, it never lets me down. I love the themed meals for couple's. From top to bottom all 4 courses were perfect. We did the San Antonio night out, our waiter was great and the ambiance was perfect.
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