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The Melting Pot

166 Second Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37201
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Ranked #153 of 1,704 restaurants in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $21 - $40
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Steakhouse, Fondue
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Just north of Commerce Street on Second Avenue N.
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158 reviews from our community

72% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Pleasant View, Tennessee
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

You cook your own food!!! But that's the fun part. Fondue type cooking. You order the type of food you want, beef, chicken, fish, and shrimp. Then they bring broth for you to cook your food youself. Fun to do.

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East Lansing, Michigan
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

This is fun place to eat, good choices for everyone (meat, fish, veggie), lots of cheese and chocolate choices to start and finish too. All the staff were friendly; our server - Rosie - was excellent, great sense of humour. Allow 2-3 hours!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had dinner, recently, at the Melting Pot, for the first time. The experience was more than we ever imagined it would be. The waitstaff was very attentive, very courteous and everything was done with great efficiency and timeliness. Justin was an incredibly friendly and knowledgeable server. And more great things could said as well about the... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

If you have never been to a fondue restaurant--you are in for a treat. It is best to go with some friends--so you can get a larger table and get a chance to try 2 different cheeses or chocolates. The concept is really cool. You start off with breads and fruits that you dip in to cheese or chocolate. Then... More

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mrwestlake14, Owner at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Mike W. Thank you for fondueing with us at the Melting Pot. We appreciate you bring your group to the Pot and then taking time to share your rave review and suggestions with fellow travelers. All the best, Mark Rosenthal Proprietor More

Glasgow, Kentucky
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were first timers so the whole process was intriguing, but at the end of the day..it is more about the process than the food...Go back every 5 years,

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Memphis, Tennessee
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Food: Beyond gorgeously amazing Favorite: Scrumptious salmon dipped in yogurt curry sauce; To die for rice crispies dipped in chocolate Waitress: Heather was excellent Downsides: Parking; Confusing menu for a beginner; Website for making reservations doesn't actually show free time slots--you have to just try one (trial and error method) Overall experience: Unforgettably enthralling

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Manhattan, Kansas
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We heard a lot of good things about this place but what we heard exceeded our experience. Yes, we did arrive late but that should not be an excuse for lousy service. We had two kids (2 & 7) with us. To make our kids wait as long as they did for food is absurd! Once we were served the... More

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Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We dined at The Melting Pot before attending a performance at The Ryman, it was the first time either of us had been to a Melting Pot and it won't be the last! We had so much fun, it was a unique, different way to enjoy a meal.The food was excellent and we left very happy.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

During the CMA Festival we stumbled upon the Melting Pot and ended up eating there 3 out of 5 nights. Two of those nights we ate at the bar and had a fabulous meal and great time, thanks to the bartender Micha. He helped us with our choices and we loved his company. But we wanted to try more than... More

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brighton, tn
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This was our first time to the melting pot and enjoyed every minute of it. Our waitress Carissa was wonderful. She explained the process and prepared our food. Give yourself at least two hrs if you get the 4 course meal like we did. I think next time we will skip one of the courses because we were so so... More

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