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The Melting Pot

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450 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112-2101 (Pennsylvania)
816-931-6358
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Today
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance

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Visitor rating
  • 57
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fun Time.

Very interactive evening meal. This place is great for "new" dates and old friends. Food is good, our service was great, 2 1/2 hours of a good time. (we had the 4-course choice). Give it a go for a special outing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
Ozarkian2013
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Springfield, Missouri
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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145 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Springfield, Missouri
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Very interactive evening meal. This place is great for "new" dates and old friends. Food is good, our service was great, 2 1/2 hours of a good time. (we had the 4-course choice). Give it a go for a special outing.

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Kansas City
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129 reviews 129 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We wanted to try something out of the ordinary for my husband's birthday so we went here for fondue. One should plan to come really hungry! Food was good quality as was the service.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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105 reviews 105 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We selected this restaurant during Restaurant Week with another couple and were not disappointed. I had only been there once several years ago and none of the other three had ever been. As I remembered, the fondue is quite filling but delicious, and we had a great time skewering our food and tossing it into the pot. Word of caution:... More 

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Kansas
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197 reviews 197 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We tried this restaurant once before and were treated so poorly, we left before eating. My son has always wanted to eat here, so we decided to give it one more try during restaurant week. Had another adult and 12 year old with us. Keep in mind that I went in still annoyed with our treatment, so they had to... More 

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Independence, Missouri, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

As part of my birthday present, my friends took me to the Melting Pot in Kansas City, Mo for dessert. The chocolate fondue was wonderful. We had the turtle chocolate caramel fondue and the Yin and Yang (white and dark chocolate). It came with a nice selection of dippers, cake, strawberries, bananas, marshmallows, Krispie treats. I was surprised that the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I take my wife here every couple months. We always have Michael as a server but he wasn't there this Saturday. I was meaning to write a review of him, when we dined here last a couple months back, he went above and beyond. Gave my wife a rose, free champagne, insisted we try their feature Pumpkin Chocolate along side... More 

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Midwest
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163 reviews 163 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
289 helpful votes 289 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We visited the Melting Pot for dessert over Christmas break with some our friends. When arrived at the restaurant at 8:00 PM, the wait for a table was well over 2 hours. In talking to the hostess, she informed me that the restaurant was understaffed and did not expect a huge crowd on a Tuesday night. In our conversation, she... More 

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Lenexa, KS
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88 reviews 88 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

After several years we returned to The Melting Pot. We chose the 4-course experience, which included a cheese fondue, a salad choice, an entree and a chocolate fondue. I was pleased with the cheese fondue and it was a great appetizer. I picked the lettuce wedge salad, which was a huge disappointment. The thick end of the wedge was probably... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas, USA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

My husband and I treat ourselves to a romantic, fantastic evening at The Melting Pot as often as we can. While we believe it is a restaurant for adults, we have seen children there many times. They, too, seem to be enjoying the food as well.

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Broomfield, Colorado
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145 reviews 145 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We only had time to stop quickly but we were very impressed with the service and the dessert. My daughter and I shared a chocolate fondue and were very impressed. It was quick and easy and we would definitely go back!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 450 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112-2101
    (Pennsylvania)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: 816-931-6358

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 60
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?