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The Melting Pot

1618 Carl D Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
540-785-9690
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Ranked #53 of 349 Restaurants in Fredericksburg
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 27, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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Dumfries, Virginia, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food was delicious and the service was great. WE had a 7:30 reservation, but I would go earlier next time so there was time to slowly savor all the courses.

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Powhatan, Virginia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We have visited this restaurant several times in the past few years. We have had the pleasure of celebrating birthdays, anniversaries and Mother's Day here. The manager goes out of his way to stop at each table to check throughout your visit. On Mother's Day, each mom was given a gift in addition to the wonderful meal. We love the... More

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Hampton, Virginia, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My wife and I went for our 13 th anniversary. We have decided that it is a place you go for the expierence not so much the food. Even if I were rich, I would not visit this place every year; much more enjoy somewhere like carrabbas or outback. We have the dinner for 2 for $60. Dinner started off... More

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Locust Grove, Virginia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I eat here every chance I get. From a romantic anniversary dinner to a great night out with the ladies. Last night we had a lady's night out for their endless cheese and chocolate night. We had eight crazy ladies. I do recommend you make reservations. The owner here is wonderful and truly cares what his customers think. One of... More

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

For our last night of vacation we decided on The Melting Pot, we wanted something that we could recap the week together and prepare for returning back to "normal" life that involves a lot of travel for both of us. Made reservations, was not a problem when we arrived a little bit early. Seated in a small two seat corner... More

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Herndon, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

My fiance and I visited the Fredericksburg VA location of the Melting Pot for the first time, we generally go to the Reston VA location (it was booked so we opted for the next closest location). Unfortunately, this location was definitely not even up to par in my book, when it comes to ambience or upkeep (especially the ladies room).... More

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Mineral, VA
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We visited the Melting Pot for Christmas dinner. I had forgotten how much fun those fondue parties in the 70s were, our last fondue set having gone to its reward several years back. We had a secluded booth with the necessary heating unit. The menu is varied with a number of combinations at different levels. We had a mid-range offering... More

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

My first experience at a Melting Pot anywhere couldn't have been more average. That said, we were with a larger group, but I still expected more for a dinner that ended up costing almost $50/person with just one beverage. We each had the four course meal. It starts with cheese fondue. This is included in the pricing for the 4-course... More

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KUTZTOWN
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85 reviews 85 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

We've eaten at many Melting Pot restaurants and this was by far the best! Ask for Jenna, she was THE best server! Made sure we had plenty of the free extras..... bread, veggies, potatoes, sauces and desserts. We always had to beg at other of these franchises.... not this one. Meat quality was excellent! Owner stopped by several times to... More

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Warrenton, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Three hour birthday meal! Only raw meat. No cooked meals. California salad was excellent, but little of it. Slow and very expensive for what you get.

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