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The Melting Pot of Darien

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$3 - $50
CUISINES
American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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CHEESE FONDUE
Please choose one cheese fondue. Each cheese fondue comes with artisan breads and seasonal vegetables for dipping
Bacon & Tomato Alpine
Gruyère, Raclette and Fontina with Lager beer, crisp bacon, sundried tomato pesto and fresh tomatoes
Quattro Formaggio
Award-winning Butterkäse and Fontina cheeses with garlic, basil and tomato pestos and mozzarella and parmesan
Wisconsin Cheddar*
Aged Cheddar | Emmenthaler | Sam Adams Boston Lager® | Garlic | Spices. Made with Kindred Creamery Cheese. Gluten Free: with Redbridge® beer
Fiesta
Aged Cheddar | Emmenthaler | Lager Beer | Housemade Salsa | Jalapeño. Gluten Free: with Redbridge® beer
Bacon & Jalapeño
Gruyère | Raclette | Fontina | White Wine | Bacon | Jalapeño | Shallots | Garlic
Wisconsin Trio
Butterkäse | Fontina | Gorgonzola | White Wine | Sherry | Shallots | Scallions
Classic Alpine*
Gruyère | Raclette | Fontina | White Wine | Garlic | Nutmeg
Spinach Artichoke
Butterkäse | Fontina | Parmesan | Spinach | Artichoke Hearts | Garlic
per plate13.95
Charcuterie Board
Tuscan Salami | Prosciutto | Calabrese Salami | Fig Spread | Artisan Crackers | Kalamata Olives
SALAD
Enjoy one of our delicious salads each featuring one of The Melting Pot's signature dressings. Our signature salads are freshly prepared
Caesar
Crisp romaine lettuce, shredded Parmesan cheese, crispy croutons and an added touch of Parmesan-dusted pine nuts, with Caesar dressing
The Melting Pot House Salad*
Romaine | Iceberg | Cheddar | Tomatoes | Croutons | Scallions | Sliced Egg | Choice of Housemade Dressing. Gluten Free: without croutons
Caprese
Mixed Greens | Fresh Mozzarella | Tomatoes | Basil | Balsamic Glaze
California
Mixed Greens | Candied Pecans | Gorgonzola | Tomatoes | Housemade Raspberry Walnut Vinaigrette
ENTREE^
Our chef invites you to create your own combination entrée by selecting any 3 or 4 for an additional $2 individual items below. All entrées include seasonal vegetables and signature dipping sauces. Add a lobster tail to your entrée $13.95
All-Natural Breast of Chicken
Andouille Sausage
Atlantic Salmon
Chicken Potstickers
Filet Mignon
Wild Mushroom Sacchetti
Memphis-Style BBQ Pork
Shrimp
Teriyaki-Marinated Sirloin
COOKING STYLES
Our entrées can be prepared with any of the premium cooking styles listed below
Bourguignonne
Canola Oil | Panko | Sesame Tempura Batter
Cast Iron Grill
Tabletop Grilling
Coq au Vin
Burgundy Wine | Mushrooms | Scallions | Garlic
Mojo
Caribbean-Inspired | Garlic | Cilantro | Citrus
Seasoned Court Bouillon
Seasoned Vegetable Broth
CHOCOLATE FONDUE
Please choose one chocolate fondue. Enjoy fresh strawberries, blondies, bananas, pineapple, marshmallow treats, pound cake and brownie for dipping with your choice of the following chocolate fondues. Sweet Additions ($5.95 per plate) - Complement any of our decadent chocolate fondues with a slice of seasonal cheesecake, cream puffs, rolled gaufrettes and fresh berries!
Bananas Foster
Bananas and cinnamon in white chocolate flambéed tableside
Dark & Dulce
A classic flavor combination featuring dark chocolate and dulce de leche accented with coarse ground sea salt
The Original*
Milk Chocolate | Crunchy Peanut Butter
Caramel Toffee Crunch
Milk Chocolate | Caramel | Heath Bar® Pieces
Cookie Butter Crunch
White Chocolate | Caramel | Cookie Butter | Honey-Roasted Almonds
Create Your Own
Milk, Dark or White Chocolate | Disaronno®, Baileys®, Cointreau®, Grand Marnier®, Chambord® or Tuaca®
Flaming Turtle*
Milk Chocolate | Caramel | Candied Pecans | Flambéed
Pure Chocolate
Milk, Dark or White Chocolate
Chocolate S'mores
Milk Chocolate | Marshmallow Cream | Bits of Graham Crackers | Flambéed. Gluten Free: without graham cracker bits
Yin & Yang
Dark Chocolate | White Chocolate
FEATURED DRINKS
16.95
Endless Sangria
Sunshine or M.P. Grand
13.95
Endless Mimosa or Bloody Mary
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Reviewed April 15, 2019

This was a fun event for us with fondue and the magician on saturday nights. I agree the menu is a little complicated and they steer you to a expensive four course option. We were there for the namesake but go pulled into order the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank MPBrooklaw
Reviewed April 14, 2019

I liked that the menu seemed more flexible now. The Melting Pot has added a grilling option which we used. I think I would do something else next time. The chocolate fondue is yummy!!!! It is something different to exxperience.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 29dora
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Christmas eve family fun with adult children. Everyone enjoyed the delicious cheese fondue. The menu was a little tricky and pricey but it was well worth it!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank givanfamily
Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

Best Fondue in Connecticut. My server Brandon is the best server I’ve ever had. He should father my children.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ncena16
Reviewed December 16, 2018

If you are a virgin to eating fondue style then this is a great controlled environment to do it in. Waitress was very informative and detailed on the menu and steps as it can be confusing for a first timer. Price tag for a couple...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sal H
Reviewed December 12, 2018

My three children love fondue, and the Darien location always delivers. We stick to ordering child-size portions, that way we don’t break the bank but still have plenty to eat. The magician was an unexpected hit. They look for him on weekends now! The wait...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank projectkoe
Reviewed October 23, 2018

I wanted to really like the Melting Pot. Really I did. We visited on a saturday evening with my inlaws (party of 5 of us). For $400 we walked away completely unimpressed. Cheese course and dessert were just OK. Main course is extremely bland due...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ASWolf
Reviewed October 3, 2018

The experience on whole was amazing. The location was great. It was cozy and incredible place to catch up with friends and family. we visited in weekdays and place was not crowded. Food was delicious. It's little pricey. Our server Mario was great. Be prepared...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank shy a
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The food is delicious, the atmosphere is intimate, the location is convenient. The only downsize is it's pricey. I'd go every other week if I could afford it!!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank louisess2018
Reviewed June 5, 2018

Food was good but too much bread with the mead and veggie fondue. Also, don't forget your phone with a stopwatch. The food cooks in 2-5 minutes. The logistics were a bit overwhelming and the portions a bit on the shy side. But, fun

Date of visit: June 2018
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