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The Melting Pot

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1949 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34236-5918
+1 941-365-2628
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Potomac, Maryland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was delicious, as it always is at the Melting Pot. It is a really fun place to eat a good family meal. Our server (Danielle) was attentive and very nice. She was great about accommodating our son's food allergies.

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Thank PEH084
Levi K, General Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at the Melting Pot! We are so pleased you enjoyed your dining experience with Danielle. More 

Bradenton, Florida
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we walked in the door, the hostess asked if we had a reservation, which we did not. She said she had to create one for us then as they are a “reservation based restaurant” whatever that means. I’ve dinned here plenty of times without a reservation and with less hassle. As a fellow professional in the service industry I... More 

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Thank Foodiebyummy
Levi K, General Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Thank you so much for bringing this matter to our attention. I apologize for not providing you with the perfect night out. I would like to addressed this to my server so the issue does not happen again. I will be reaching out to you today to further talk about your dining experience. More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always have great food (love the quatro cheese) and Joey and Danielle always give super service!!! We eat there often and it will always be our favorite place to eat and enjoy time together!

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Thank Marvin J
Swansea
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely family meal at this establishment, as other family members go there one a month, it was our treat, staff were helpful and pleasant ( one table clearer was a little aloof) but all good. A good drinks menu and starter were good and cheesey kids loved it, the main meal was a little slow to set... More 

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Thank Richard W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Thank you joey and cristian for an amazing birthday. I had a great time with my usually super busy husband.

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Thank Maren S
Levi K, General Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that we provided you with the perfect night out! The Melting Pot looks forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

I have always been a huge melting pot fan but was dissapointed in some changes I noticed on my most recent visit. Mainly the salads are wayyyy smaller (like half the size) than they used to be. The bread given with the cheese used to include rye and pumpernickle, whick were mine and my husbands faves, but they have replaced... More 

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Thank Lovetogo976
Levi K, General Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to hear that you had a great experience and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Venice, Florida
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We went for my son's 14th birthday. We got through the first 2 courses in a normal time period, but waited 45 minutes for dessert. Despite having informed the server upon ordering how to split the bill, he didn't get it right. It took them ANOTHER 45 minutes to correct it. A visit from a "training manager" gave us free... More 

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Levi K, General Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Thank you so much for bringing this matter to our attention. I want to extend my apologies for not providing you with the perfect night out you deserve. I have addressed the entire staff about this issue so this does not happen again. I will be reaching out to you today to further talk about your dining experience here. More 

Bowie, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

My boyfriend and I have had the pleasure of visiting Melting Pots in the past, but our experience at the Sarasota location was far and above the best we've experienced. They have customized the seating areas in the restaurant to accommodate business meetings, family gatherings, friendly get-togethers and romantic date nights without each of these guests having the experience affected... More 

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Thank Amanda G
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Cortney took great care of us and made sure we had a great dinner! Her recommendations were fantastic and her service was AMAZING! We all tried the 4 course meal with chicken/filet/and shrimp, everything was great, fiesta cheese fondue, pear and Gorgonzola salad and for dessert the turtle chocolate rocked! Highly recommend for a fun dining experience.

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Thank Lisa C
Woking, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We turned up without a reservation on a Wednesday evening as a group of seven (including two children, aged 5 & 7). After being seated, our waitress talked us through the menu and explained our options. She was very knowledgeable and gave recommendations as to what went well, and the items that were the most popular. Four courses later, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1949 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34236-5918
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-365-2628

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