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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.
San Antonio, TX 78216
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
We went to celebrate a birthday and had a great time. All of the staff were friendly and accommodating to our special requests. Initially, the price per person seems high but when you consider the four courses and the quality of the food, it seems to be pretty reasonable to me. We had two members of our party who needed gluten free options. The menu was able to easily accommodate this requirement for all four courses. Our waiter was super nice and since this was our first visit, did a great job of explaining how each course worked. . The cheese course was really good. We had two pots with different recipes. The sauces were made tableside so you know they were fresh. We were provided with lots of options for dipping, including fruit, veggies and different types of bread. The dippers are unlimited but we had plenty and did not have to request more. The salads were different from your standard fair. I would definitely order one if you are not going with the 4 course option. The meats were of high quality and there were lots of combination choices to satisfy all tastes. The dipping sauces tasted fresh and were delicious. We had two pots of cooking sauces. We went with the basic pot for one and upgraded the second. The basic sauce was good but the upgrade was definitely worth it. Finally, the chocolate course. I would come here just for that!! There were lots of choices, the chocolate is of high quality and the dippers were varied and plentiful. The dippers included fruit, two types of brownies, pound cake, waffles and more.
If you decide to go to this restaurant, plan to be there for several hours. Our meal took 3 hours but it did not seem like it was that long. We took our 13 and 16 year olds and they loved it. They actually put their phones down and interacted with us for the entire evening. Those of you with teenagers will understand! I would not recommend this place for younger kids.
Had an overall great experience. Our server was very knowledgeable and helpful considering we were first timers. I ordered a veggie entre which was a little disappointing, I am not a vegetarian but am a lover of vegetarian cuisine and rarely eat meat and I'd have to say next time I would order meat. My fiancé s entree was fabulous. He ordered an entree with a little of all the meats. The cheese was good but not anything amazing. The dessert/chocolates was fabulous. Overall i would return but I think it's a little pricy. Fun experience, lots of fun.
We took my son and his girlfriend for a fun dining experience for a celebratory evening. We enjoyed every bit of the four course meal from the cheese fondue, to the salads, variety of protein main courses, chocolate fondue dessert, and the after dinner drinks. We all tried different choices. Didn't find any food that was disagreeable. Service was prompt and friendly. Good variety of food options. If you're looking for a unique dining experience for young and old-this is a place to go!
Firstly, let me tell you how awesome it was to be seated 5 minutes before closing (not sarcasm)! My wife and I had reservations but traffic was at a stand still. I called to explain and was genuinely thrilled to hear that the manager would honor our reservation as long as we arrived before closing. We made it, felt terrible about it but not at any time did anyone make us feel worse. Thank you for the patience and service.
As for the food, I couldn't help but enjoy the experience more than the meal itself. Even though we went all out with a four course meal for two, the duck, scallops, fillet mignon and shrimp were just tasty. Maybe it's the fact that I had to cook the meat that it detracted from the experience of eating it. Well, I had fun using the fondue set and website timer at least.
The setting indoors and outdoors was quite nice making the outing very special. They even have private booths and large booths for big parties. My wife and I aren't foodies (read wineos) but the selection of drinks was quite impressive and covered a variety of tastes. My wife had a lager and I had an adult iced tea.
Our meal totaled to $130 with a decent tip. We couldn't stomach everything but couldn't take it home either. We finished our salad and dessert though. Next time, we're going to skip the entree and salad. It would better with a few friends for drinks, cheese and dessert. At least, that's my recommendation for anyone who is on the fence. The place is super for special occasions but not my first choice for casual fine-dining.
I'm glad that they actually read the comments about having the flowers at the table. It was our severs first day and it showed. Several times he seemed to forget about us and not check on us and it seemed like the entire experiment was more waiting than actually enjoying ourselves. I've been there before but this experience was one to be desired. Overall I'm just glad that my date still enjoyed the food.
I took my mom here for Mother's Day, since it was both of our first time, we weren't exactly sure what to expect. Our waiter, Chris was extremely friendly and knowledgeable. He was patient and kind and answered all of our questions, without ever making us feel like we were being a bother. The dining experience was one of a kind! All of the food was delicious and we left very satisfied! I'm definitely coming back for a date night!
Only complaint...portions of cheese and chocolate could have been a little larger.
Everything else was wonderful! Our waiter, Deron, was just great; very nice personality and very good at his job. Made us feel special. Love the background music. Very classy. An experience we will remember!
I had a reservation that specified that we needed two burners because of a food allergy and the hostess said she didn't get that which caused a 2.5 hour delay for seating us. Very unprepared and very unprofessional. The manager is looking into it currently but can undo it.
We've been here a few times, always for a special occasion. We have never been disappointed, and it will continue to be a favorite for anniversaries, birthdays, etc. The menu is extensive, the service is outstanding, and it's definitely worth the drive across town.
We make it a priority to visit at least once a year. From out of town, we enjoy your restaurant. Great atmosphere and great service. The dining experience in awsome. A place where you can relax and enjoy the evening. The food is just delicious. Overall, our favorite restaurant. Just wish we stayed in the area so we can visit more often.
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