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The Melting Pot

1601 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803-3612
+1 302-652-6358
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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“cheese fondue” (23 reviews)
“pound cake” (9 reviews)
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1601 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803-3612
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fondue or raclette is what springs to mind in connection with this restaurant's name, but actually it is a hot pot place, albeit a nice one. With low lighting and comfortable seating, the relative seclusion provided by the booths makes diners get close and engage...More

Thank rexpig
Reviewed 18 November 2017

I visited here tonight to celebrate my granddaughter's 19th birthday. She chose this restaurant as we had dined here for some previous special occasions when she was younger. Since there was 6 of us, we had a large table with two cooktops. We selected the...More

1  Thank Mike M
Jeff N, Owner at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Mike, Thank you for visiting us for your granddaughters celebration. I am happy that you have returned and glad you realize that we are designed to handle a group celebration or an intimate dinner for two. Our area provides many options for a night out...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Would give it a 5 if the cost was a tad lower. Great restaurant. Fun to cook your own fondue. Every course tasted amazing.More

Thank Mom
Jeff N, Owner at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

So happy you enjoyed your visit with us. We have many offerings that can fit your evening. Cheese and chocolate is a quick and easy experience on another night that can still provide that Fun, Fondue experience. Thank you for choosing us and we look...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

First time at a fondue restaurant. Really fun and relaxing. Allow plenty of time for all the great courses. you will experience. We had 4 courses. Start off with cheese fondue with a cheese of your choice, followed by a salad course-no fondue here, then...More

1  Thank TODD R
Jeff N, Owner at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

We're so happy that we had the opportunity to turn you on to what we "Due!" Thank you for the kind words and coming out to spend the evening with us. In between those special occasions, remember you can come in for just cheese, chocolate...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017

My husband and I have been to the Melting Pot before. So we took my in-laws there for a combined Mother's and Father's day celebration. We all had a great time. All of the food including the cheese, salad, entree and chocolate was delicious. My...More

Thank LoveTraveling2737
Jeff N, Owner at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thank you so much for sharing us with your in-laws. The number one reason I fell in love with The Melting Pot was the ability to reconnect with friends and family. Everything seems to be driving us into faster speeds and less personal contact. Its...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Flew home to attend my mothers funeral tomorrow on 5/24/2017.Love melting pot and used to come there 2x week for several months before moving to Charleston SC. I knew what I wanted and asked for it up front, I love the Gorgonzola and only use...More

Thank Leigh H
Jeff N, Owner at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

First....... I am sorry for the loss your family has experienced and hope that the celebration of your Mothers was all that she would have wanted. As I am reading this my jaw is dropping closer to the floor. Let me apologize for this because...More

Reviewed 24 February 2017

We skipped the cheese portion and shared the three choice meats between two people. With the desert portion each this was plenty of food! The desert was amazing!

Thank quantrek
Jeff N, Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2017

Everyone has their priorities! Chocolate! Thank you for spending the evening with us and we look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great date night for any couple. My favorite is the beginning and the end. Cheese fondue with the yummy breads and chocolate fondue with the tasty fruit (strawberries are fantastic!). FYI: when it's time to cook your dinner, put the potatoes in...More

1  Thank malinawithlove
Jeff N, Owner at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2017

So happy you enjoyed your evening out. In a world that is so hectic and everything moves so fast, we are grateful for the opportunity to provide an environment where you can sit and enjoy each other. We look forward to a our next opportunity...More

Reviewed 20 January 2017

Our older son just turned 12 years old and asked if we can go to the Melting Pot. My wife and I have been there many times for our Anniversary and/or Valentine's Day. We started the night with the Wisconsin Cheddar Cheese fondue. Very creamy...More

1  Thank Msbarnett72
Jeff N, Owner at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2017

Thank you so much for spending such a special occasion with us and for introducing us to our fondue fans of the future. We do realize there are many choices out there to spend such a special day and appreciate that you chose us. Tell...More

Reviewed 4 January 2017

Celebrated a big family birthday with 12 in our party. Wait staff kept up seamlessly. Menu is eclectic and consistently excellent. Melting pot is ideal for a longer sit-down experience as course after course of fondue entrees are tied together with ease. World-class!More

Thank Wynndi
Jeff N, Owner at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2017

The Melting Pot staff would like to thank you for spending your evening out with us. We do try to keep things different with features and our quarterly menus without sacrificing what our guests have grown to love. If you haven't already, please sign up...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803-3612
    (Foulk Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 302-652-6358
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.
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