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Melting Pot

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Swiss, Fondue
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3685 E Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 (Marmon)
805-370-8802
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations
Description: The Melting Pot is the nation's largest fondue restaurant chain, offering...
The Melting Pot is the nation's largest fondue restaurant chain, offering a combination of great food, intimate atmosphere and interactive dining. The Melting Pot strives to help guest create memories through event dining as a destination restaurant perfect for a romantic dinner or a family gathering.
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Casual Elegant

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Appetizers and drinks only

Went for dinner last minute and thought we would give it a try. We had reservations and got there maybe 15 minutes early and went to the bar for a drink. The Bartender was fantastic, great service and made really good cocktails! After waiting for about 45 minutes we were seated, the restaurant... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2015
4Uyes
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Agoura hills
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  • Casual Elegant
  • Reservations
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Agoura hills
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Went for dinner last minute and thought we would give it a try. We had reservations and got there maybe 15 minutes early and went to the bar for a drink. The Bartender was fantastic, great service and made really good cocktails! After waiting for about 45 minutes we were seated, the restaurant couldn't have been more than half full,... More 

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Moorpark, CA
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My favorite birthday dinner remains the Melting Pot in Thousand OAks, CA. They have good wine, great service and a fabulous dining experience. Thanks for another great birthday dinner - the gift you sent home with me was yummy too!

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

My fiance and I came here for dinner after I proposed to her earlier in the day. So it was a kind of celebration dinner. I called a couple weeks prior to book their Ultimate Romance Package, which comes with 4 courses, Rose petals on your table, Champange, Roses, comemerotive flutes a picture, and a secluded booth...kind of. Our server... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

its fondue, keep it in mind. Always a lot of fun. I like that they have a number of cooking "oils/broths" available. While the portion looks small at firsty, it is more than enough without being served piles of junk and carbs. This place is perfect for couples or small groups.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Four of us dined at this Melting Pot for a special occasion. The wait staff was pleasant, and we were seated quickly (we had reservations). The choices were the typical Melting Pot choices for soup, main, and dessert (if you've been to Melting Pot, you'll know what I mean). We started with beer-cheese soup, then had the fish, Angus steak,... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

The Starter and Dessert are the best part of this restaurant. It is a fun and interesting experience. The entrée course is only an okay thing for me. Unfortunately it appears that the wines are not being kept pre-chilled and therefore, the white wines aren't really served at the proper temperature. We had to wait for them to briefly chill... More 

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Yuma, Arizona
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65 reviews 65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

I'll begin by saying that you can't beat the service. Multiple servers per table, always on the spot to keep glasses filled and to ensure all is well. The experience is fun, but it's difficult to access fondue pots that are not directly in front of you. I had to reach across the person next to me way too much.... More 

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Victoria
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90 reviews 90 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

This unusual restaurant makes you cook your own meat. No problem: it was delicious. The atmosphere was nice and quiet. One flaw was when the waiter told us that if my partner had any of my food, she would also be charged. What?....Come on!

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Thousand Oaks, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

I've been wanting to try the Melting Pot for a while but it always seemed like it was the kind of place that's better enjoyed with a group. This past weekend we celebrated a family birthday with our grown children and their spouses. We enjoyed our meal very much. The wine list was very good and our server was engaging... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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103 reviews 103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Another family Birthday Party. Good food, beverages & desert. Seems quite costly for its location, atmosphere, food. Still, a decent meal with good service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3685 E Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
    (Marmon)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Thousand Oaks
  • Phone Number: 805-370-8802

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 60
  • Cuisine: Swiss, Fondue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

The Melting Pot is the nation's largest fondue restaurant chain, offering a combination of great food, intimate atmosphere and interactive dining. The Melting Pot strives to help guest create memories through event dining as a destination restaurant perfect for a romantic dinner or a family gathering.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?