About The Melting Pot - Wilmington DE
The Melting Pot offers an extraordinary dining experience that you won't find at any other restaurant. Here, you'll discover all the ingredients to a perfect evening, including a relaxed atmosphere, private tables, attentive service, fine wines & fabulous four-course dinners. No matter what the occasion, from a romantic date to get-togethers with friends, meetings or large groups. The Melting Pot always hits the spot. Make reservations today & come dip into something different.
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Private Party Facilities:
The Melting Pot - Wilmington can accommodate semi-private & private parties for both lunch & dinner. Please call for details.
Private Party Contact:
Brad Obeholzer, firstname.lastname@example.org: 3026526358x
Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant
The Melting Pot - Wilmington DE Ratings and Reviews
Chose to go because 10% of what we spent ...
Chose to go because 10% of what we spent is donated to AI duPont Children's Hospital, a worthy cause. Had a wonderful dinner with a friend. The only downside was that the bourguignonne (oil) cooking style wasn't as good as the usual broth that we get. The oil wasn't hot enough initially and the tempura batter stuck to the sides of the pot, making it difficult to remove the battered items. My favorite cheese appetizer is the spinach artichoke and this did not disappoint. The addition of pineapple to the chocolate fondue (I recommend the flaming turtle!) was great. We'll go again, and get the court bouillon cooking style.
General manager was very good. Hostesses ...
General manager was very good. Hostesses did not manage well. We made a reservation and arrived early. We're told we would have to wait, but while waiting witnessed people without reservations being seated before us. Manager jumped in to fix, but didn't know until we complained. Cheese and dessert courses were good, but main course meats were tough.
After my 2 friends helped me through a m ...
After my 2 friends helped me through a major surgery, I took them out for a thank you dinner. They (and I) were just thrilled with the whole experience. Our waiter was fabulous, the food exquisite, and the ambiance perfect for the occasion.
Server was excellent Really enjoyed the ...
Server was excellent Really enjoyed the new Chicago cheese fondue
Always a fun time at The Melting Pot. O ...
Always a fun time at The Melting Pot. Our server was fantastic! Food was yummy as always. Can't wait to go back for our next special occasion
Server was nice and efficient. However, ...
Server was nice and efficient. However, we requested a bit more dessert pieces since we had quite a bit of chocolate left in both of our pots (group of 5). She brought a scant amount... meaning 4 pieces of rice krispies! When paying almost $9 /person for dessert, really??
Exceptional as usual! We can't wait for ...
Exceptional as usual! We can't wait for our next return visit.
Disappointed in Reservation service
I made a reservation for my husband's birthday and when we showed up the hostesses were clueless as to where to sit us even though there were plenty of open tables and they made us wait 10 minutes before seating us all the way in a corner secluded from everyone and everything else, very uncomfortable and small table. If it wasn't for our fantastic waiter I wouldn't go back. It was disappointing making a reservation in hopes they had a good table ready and instead they treated us as if we were just a walk in and it was a bother finding us a table.
Always an excellent experience, more than just a meal. Server was great. Atmosphere pleasant definitely worth the hour drive to celebrate a special event
Great dinner, weak service
Dinner was great as always. Server was attentive until the main course came and then basically never came back. Several sauces needed refilling etc. and we finally got the manager's attention. Very good, but service detracted from overall experience.
Bday at Melting Pot
If you don't mind cooking your own food, it's a nice change. Prices are a little steep for having to do so, but it was good quality food.
Amazing as always
My girlfriend and I have become regulars to the melting pot it is always great. The staff is very good and do not keep you waiting for a thing, they are also very accommodating. I strongly recommend the brew and fondue. It is definitely a favorite of ours.
our waiter was very unhelpful. she barel ...
our waiter was very unhelpful. she barely stopped over to our table to ask if we need anything. she seemed annoyed with all the questions we asked. very disappointed with the service, but other than that, the food was OK, I think not worth the money, but OK
Melting pot for a vegetarian
The melting pot is an excellent spot for starter and dessert but if you are vegetarian the main course leaves you wanting. The set up leaves it impossible for a meat eater and non meat eater to have two separate entrees as you cook in the same pot. If this was changed i.e. two stove tops this would lead to an improved experience for the vegetarian. The Dessert is the clear winner here though, very enjoyable.
The restaurant was almost completely emp ...
The restaurant was almost completely empty and we were sat at a table across from the kitchen so we heard someone shouting "coming in" throughout our entire meal. Then, 2 other tables were sat on both sides of us (again, the rest of the restaurant was empty). 1 table ordered the vegetable cooking oil, it completely ruined the taste of our dessert for us. We don't eat fried foods an all you could smell was hot oil.
We LOVE going to the Melting Pot! Delawa ...
We LOVE going to the Melting Pot! Delaware location is our FAVORITE one to go to!
My wife & I had not been to this restaur ...
My wife & I had not been to this restaurant for a number of years. We took our daughter and the three of us had a blast. Our server, Mark, was the best & really did a great job. We will definitely be back.
I sent my parents and youngest brother f ...
I sent my parents and youngest brother for a nice Mothers Day Supper. They had never experienced anything like this in the past. They enjoyed the outing so much , they look forward to returning to The Melting Pot in Wilmington, DE for another wonderful night out. My mother shared her positive experience with her co-workers and they to want to visit The Melting Pot
Evening would have been awesome if...
The evening would have been perfect if they had not sat a table of six next to us with 5 children under the age of 14! Ugh!!!! Ruined the atmosphere totally!!!!!Should not have children sat after 8pm in the evening! Just my opinion!
We love it there! Group or couples!
I also love to go with just my husband. I think it is both fun and romantic , good for any group!
Nice and quiet in a corner table. Excell ...
Nice and quiet in a corner table. Excellent service and a delicious 4 course fondu meal! Went for my fiance's 30th and got the rest nance package.
Another Memorable Birthday
The Melting Pot Wilmington once again did a very good job helping us celebrate a special occasion. The ambience and food selection was very good and it was quiet enough to enjoy some great conversation over a nice meal. The service was excellent with special touches due to the nature of the event. Overall it was a great experience.
We love coming to the Melting Pot!
Service has always been informative and friendly. We usually come with friends and get a couple of cheese fondues, a salad and a chocolate dessert...all we've tried have been excellent
Eh, nothing special
My fiancé and I chose melting pot for our anniversary. The ambiance was lovely, however the waitress clearly did not want to be there. She did not make the cheese fondue properly. And I felt she did not properly explain the charges, so we may have overpaid.
My first experience was all I thought it would be
Our server Julianne was awesome. She explained each step and made small talk that was fun and engaging. We were stuffed from the portions as well! Great time!
A restaurant for special occasions
This restaurant is not only convenient to us, but has a varied menu with memorable selections. We got excellent service from waiter Robert, and having a reservation for opening at 5 pm helps as well, before the most popular dining time begins. Ample portions are served, so bring your appetite.
Won't leave hungry
My fiancé and I went on a double date with some friends for my birthday and the experience was fantastic. Everyone was very sweet and we were taken to our seats as soon as we arrived. When we sat down I was given a birthday card that all of the staff had signed and it waS the nicest gesture I had ever received at any restaurant. The waiter, Sean, was very helpful and explained everything in great detail so there wouldn't be any confusion with the food or preparation. Our food arrived very quickly and everything tasted great. One thing is for sure you will not leave hungry. We all had the 4 course experience this time and always say we will only do the cheese and chocolate fondue because they are our favorite but end up doing it all. We had a great experience and will go back.
It took a while to be acknowledged, when we were seated, but once our waiter came, he did a great job with his service.
Melting Pot, Great Experience
Went to the Melting Pot to celebrate daughters new job. We had the 4 course menu and we had a wonderful time. The food, drinks and wait staff was great.
Melted My Heart
The Melting Pot in Wilmington, DE is one of my new favorite restaurants! Went here with a friend to celebrate new beginnings – her job transfer and my job promotion. It was our first time attending this restaurant together. Service, food, and atmosphere earn an A+. Highly recommend the Yin & Yang Martini!
Service was great
Robert was our server and his knowledge and his attentiveness were very much appreciated. He represents the restaurant very well.
Fun and very enjoyable
Second time I have been here and again, really enjoyed the experience. My coworker had never been there, so I suggested we go and take advantage of the restaurant week special. She loved the place and went back with family a couple of nights later.
Delish food with great options
Our server was very accommodating and we really appreciated how he catered to outlet tween . . Wonderful service
Our server seemed to have too many table ...
Our server seemed to have too many tables, he would disappear for 10 to 15 min at a time before we even ordered or got our food. Drinks took over 30 minutes. We would run out of water or items to put in the fondue and had a hard time finding someone to give bring out more (like the vegetables). The manager came to help our server during the meal course, but it still took a considerable amount of time to bring out our dessert items. At one point we waited 10 minutes for water, we stopped the first person we saw who worked there asking if they could grab our server, and she responded in a bothered tone with 'im hostess', we saw another server passing by with a water pitcher and asked her for a refill. The food was good with the exception of the the chocolate being turned up too high and starting to burn, I assume this was because of how busy our server was. It was a busy evening, probably because of the promotions the restaurant was running, but considering all reservations were full, I would have expected them to staff appropriately.
I had a second date here and it was the perfect spot to get to know someone. The process of the Melting Pot is long, which is very nice because you are relaxed and have plenty of time to talk. Our waiter was so nice and he asked us the occasion. When we told him it was a second date, I feel that he tried very hard not to disturb us, but still offered us great service. Great for date night!!
Great place for special events
Went out to dinner at the Melting Pot the other night and had a great experience. The food is top-notch, and it's a completely different experience from any other restaurants. The waiter was very attentive and helpful since it was our first time at the restaurant. Overall a very enjoyable dinner and would do again.
I have been at this restaurant on severa ...
I have been at this restaurant on several different occasions we had reservations at 7 and were seated promptly. However it took our server 15 minutes to greet us. We stayed because we love the food. Our sever had too many tables and couldn't handle the amount of tables. Guests who entered after us left before we did because it took her so long to get everything. Food was awesome but on this night the service was lackluster, especially for the amount of money paid.
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