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“Always a Great Time!”
Review of The Melting Pot

The Melting Pot
Ranked #32 of 570 Restaurants in Glendale
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$45
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 59th Ave. & Utopia
Description: The Melting Pot Restaurant is where fun is cooked up fondue style. Romantic for Couples and Great in a Group. Our Glendale restaurant is conveniently located in the Arrowhead neighborhood just on 59th Ave. N. just South of the 101 in the Citadelle Plaza. The modern yet warm casually elegant atmosphere sets the mood for a relaxing evening. The leisurely paced four-course experience begins with a cheese fondue prepared table side. A fresh salad follows while your entrée pot heats up. You’ll simmer a variety of tantalizing meats, seafood and vegetables. Each morsel is hot, fresh and delicious and all entrées are accompanied by an array of dipping sauces to add to the flavorful fun. Chocolate fondue is the finale, all served with decadent dippers. Most make reservations for the four-course dining experience but more than a few have stopped by to satisfy that cheese fondue or chocolate craving. Hand crafted cocktails and great wine list.
Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
“Always a Great Time!”
Reviewed 9 December 2013

Went to the Melting Pot last night and used our Living Social coupon. It was, as always, a fun night. Great service, great food, great atmosphere....love eating here. TLR

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank Tr0418
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mrwestlake14, Owner at The Melting Pot, responded to this review, 11 December 2013
Tr0418,

Thank you for dining with us and taking time to share you rave review with fellow travelers.
Glad you had such a great time and were able to take advantage of the Social Deal.

All the best,

Mark Rosenthal
Proprietor
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Glendale, Arizona
Level 4 Contributor
47 reviews
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“Excellent - different dining experience”
Reviewed 27 September 2013

We tried The Melting Pot for the first time last night. Thought with it being Restaurant Week with special prices, we might be able to afford it as we had heard it was expensive. There is a reason it is expensive - the food is excellent, the service is excellent . . . we thoroughly enjoyed the experience of the fondue pot and all the various foods we dipped in the pot, dipped in sauces - just great. The Restaurant Week special still meant a high dollar meal and I would suggest that when a couple comes in for that special, the "sell" to go with the regular menu really spoils the special feeling of the deal. I know our waiter must have been told to try to down play the special and get people to go with the regular menu. I didn't like that. And then there added fees built into the "special". Our waiter was very nice but very hurried. Can't fault him if he had too many tables, but for these prices, the rapid fire instructions, very very quick set up of the various foods . . . so rushed and kind of spoiled the feel of the meal. We will go back but only for very special occasions and when we are willing to spend the money. Oh, plan on about 2 hours for dinner - this is not a quick meal and shouldn't be.

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank lsuaz
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Phoenix, Arizona
Level 5 Contributor
91 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“This is a dining experience!”
Reviewed 4 September 2013

We finally went to The Melting Pot in Glendale after hearing great things. We were not disappointed at all. We had fantastic food and the best service ever! Ivan was our server and he made our first time here the best ever. My wife says it is her new favorite place to eat. It is a ton of food and a blast to relax here. If you ask for a curtain table for two, it is a private booth and very romantic. The four course meal is incredible and it is a lot of food! I can't even put into words how much fun we had! We sat for a three hour dining experience. Tony the manager took my reservation and asked if it was a special occasion. I told him it was just well deserved date night. He put us at a curtain table and the server knew I had said it was date night. Everything about this place was impressive. Thanks again Ivan!!!!!!!!!

If you have never been, don't be intimidated by the choices. Take your time and everyone has to pick the same broth, the same cheese, the same dessert. So you need to be able to agree on what you all like. The "dippers" are actually unlimited and you can use as many as you want.
This place is not cheap. It will cost about $40 per person without any drinks.

  • Visited August 2013
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Phoenix, Arizona
Level 3 Contributor
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“LOVE THIS PLACE”
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Kelly Coles ROCKS first of all. Go in, ask for her... you won't regret it. The rest of the staff is friendly too. The manager is always attentive and welcoming. Yes, the food is amazing and that is just "understood" when we go. Kelly makes the experience fun. She helped me find my favorite wine, helped my wife make my birthday awesome... and every other time we've been in has been as consistently cool. I love how she lets us try things before we commit to it... my wife is a picky eater.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Cathie R
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Loveland, Colorado
Level 6 Contributor
174 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Fun and Filling”
Reviewed 20 March 2013

We went here on Tuesday. A quiet night, we were served quickly and soon on our way to fonduing!!! After sticker shock we settled into serious decisions. We started with Wisconsin cheese which was delicious butnot quite enough for4 people. We had a few appetizers left. The salads were excellent and then on to the entree. We selected a broth base to fondue in and had beef,chicken,shrimp,pork combos (don't remember their names). When the dishes arrived we thought it would not be enough but that was deceiving. We had plenty in fact left a little pork and chicken. THEN we had the dessert!!! We selected the turtle chocolate ...yummy. We dipped strawberries, bananas, rice krispy bar, brownies, red velvet cake, marshmallows covered in coconut. Two of each for everyone. This was a nice place to go but expect at least 3 hours to enjoy it all. About$40.00 a person.

  • Visited March 2013
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1 Thank coloradofcn
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