The Melting Pot A Fondue Restaurant

(401) 865-6670 | View Website

199 Providence Pl, Providence, RI | Directions   02903

41.827233 -71.417350

Open Hours

Monday-Thursday 5:00 pm -10:00 pm

Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Saturday 12:00 pm -11:00 pm

Sunday 12:00 pm -9:00 pm

Open for weekday lunch by special arrangement

 
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Cuisine: Fondue, Asian Fusion

Bar & Club Special Features: Specialty Cocktails

Neighborhoods: Downtown Providence

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Reviews for The Melting Pot A Fondue Restaurant

Doesn't Recommend
2.0
over a year ago

Only for Dessert – My 2 friends and I came here for dinner one night. We started with the swiss cheese fondue, then the sampler dinner with each meat, and ended with a smores dessert.

The cheese was very unappetizing and tasted only like wine, even after the waitress brought us more cheese. Needless to say this was taken off of our bill!

Dinner was alright, nothing too filling at all. The Chicken Bouillon cooking broth was good.

To finish the night the dessert was excellent! Who could complain? Melted chocolate flambeed in front of you with a dipping plate of cheesecake, cherries, strawberries, graham crackers, rice crispy treats, bananas, and more!

Will only be coming here for dessert in the future!

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

So So Food, Good Waitstaff, very overpriced – Had an occassion to take the family there for a birthday. Not sure exactly what to expect but had heard good things about the restaurant. Food is OK, definately not good, considering all the great restaurants in providence you could go to. The prices are definately not worth the food. Although I would compliment the waitstaff the meal took forever.

For the money you can definately find a much better restaurant with better food and atmosphere and a short walk or drive away. Save the money and find a restaurant that provides quality cuisine in a friendly, warm atmosphere. If you like the gimick of cook your own food then this is your place. But for good food at reasonable prices, served in a much more timely manner you can throw a rock and hit a dozen better restaurants

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Very expensive – This place is way over-priced for what you get for the money. We had to return our cheese, because it was so disgusting. The chocolate course was fine, but overall it was a big let down.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Great fondue – Excellent service, great atmosphere (considering its in the mall), well priced food.

Doesn't Recommend
2.0
over a year ago

Worst value for money I've encountered – The food was ok but the place is designed to empty your wallet. Outrageous prices; waiters who push things you don't want. We took my daughter for her birthday and brought our own cake and candles. They warned us there would be a "cutting fee." They charged us $27 to serve us our own cake! And they didn't even cut it.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Lots of fun and great food – My husband and I went there with another couple last weekend, we had the best time although a little concerned about cooking our own food at the table at first, it was fun and easy. Our server was excellent very friendly and informative. We shared the spinach and artichoke cheese fondue and each couple had the sampler which included many different kinds of meat to chose from. The desert well what can you say about chocolate and a assortment of delicious items to dip. We will definitely be back and can't wait.

I don't know how anyone can give this place a bad review unless they don't enjoy a good time and good food. Please give it a try.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Wonderful experience. Fondue is a great time for all. – Incredible. Great experience.

Anyone that eats at a fondue restaurant, then writes a bad review because they had to cook their own food is foolish. That's like eating at a sushi restaurant and writing a bad review because they served you raw fish! Or.... like a vegetarian going to Ruth's Chris and complaining about all the "Meat" on the menu.

I have not eaten at this one, but have eaten at many others throughout the U.S. All have been good to great so far.

Fondue is an "interactive" dining experience. Only one course is truly cooked by the guest. Go to a Melting Pott and check it out for yourself. You won't be disappointed....unless of course you were expecting Chili's or The Olive Garden.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

What an experience!!!! – Friends had raved about this concept for years which made us yearn to go. Although we must admit we were extrememly apprehensive about cooking our own food. What an incredible evening. Service was personable and exremely accomodating. Our server thoroughly explained everything. The layout is a bit confusing as they take advantage of every nook and cranny of the restaurant while making each and every table feel intimate. Completely unique to anything else that is available in town. A great experience that which was left us without doubt that will bring us back many more times. Make a reservation as I overheard the wait time on the Saturday night that we went was over 4 hours!

Recommends
3.0
over a year ago

Overpriced food... – Good thing there was a hot plate at our table as the restaurant was really cold...at best 65. We waited about 15mins for our server...I was about to walk out as it wasn't busy at all. She was pleasant...their table speach is canned...you're not paying for the food, but a side show. Eating/cooking boiled meat...lame. The only good dish is desert...way over priced given they don't pay a chef to cook anything.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Exciting night out! – I haven't fondue'd since the 70's so I was excited to see that there was a fondue restaurant coming to Providence. I had a wonderful evening out with a few close friends. The four courses kept us intrigued and very full all night long. The server we had, Kayla, knew so much about the food, different sauces for the meats and veggies, and the different ingredients, and even answered all of our 10,000 questions with a smile! My friend had the vegetarian plate, and two of us split this platter with peppered duck, filet mignon, chicken, shrimp, teriyaki sirloin, and potstickers. It was absolutely magnificent. I recommend to all looking for something different, fun, and delicious to indulge!

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