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The Melting Pot

1055 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34236-9100
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Ranked #427 of 832 Restaurants in Sarasota
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Mar 24, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

My boyfriend made a reservation for our one year anniversary. We went for desert and chose the s'mores fondue. The desert was great, as was the service. Surprised it wasn't busier, other than the fact it is hidden on the top floor of another building. I will definitely be going back again. Perfect date place.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

Made a reservation for desert only. Resturant was almost empty accept table with a crying baby and one other couple. Horrible waiter who brought our bill at the same time as our drinks which arrived after our dessert. Turned what was to be romantic into awkward and rushed.

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Bradenton, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Me and my fiance decided to celebrate our recent engagement with a special dinner, so we decided to go for some fondue. The first thing I'd like to say is that the service was excellent. We were greeting warmly and sat quickly with no reservation. The hostess asked if we were celebrating anything special that night and we explained about... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

As always the cheese and chocolate are the way to go at the melting pot. Filling enough for two with a small salad and it keeps it economical. Cheddar with bacon is my favorite cheese and the original dark chocolate with peanut butter is amazing!

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North Port, FL
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

We had reservations and still had to wait an hour! Food was pretty good, but portions were not very big.

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Venice, Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Our waitress was awesome. The experience is just fabulous. The food is delicious and the atmosphere is relaxing. I go with my husband on date nights and it really is a great place with private semi circle booths. And I also take family there including my kids and we have a blast! The experience never gets old and I have... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

There's nothing at all wrong with the Melting Pot experience other than the fact that the experience is the focus over and above the food. This is a place meant for special occasions with friends or family. What you get is all good quality, what you do with it is fun and good for conversation, just don't expect to be... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

While vacationing in Sarasota last week, we dined at the Melting Pot, celebrating our granddaughter's ninth birthday. Our party of 5 was seated at a rectangular table which was a bit awkward for reaching the 2 fondue pots. We had the 4 course meal which was very good. They started us out with a 2 different cheese fondues, which were... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

We visited the Melting Pot for the first time ever this weekend as part of an early Valentine's Day celebration with friends. We weren't sure at first if we could even afford a meal here but my friend decided to call ahead of time and found out about their "4 Course" dinners. They are actually intended for one person but... More

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Sarasota, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

It was an OK experience. I think, it says everything. Nothing extra special, easily forgettable, not amusing.

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