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The Melting Pot

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450 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112-2101 (Pennsylvania)
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Kansas City, Missouri
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fun place to go and have wonderful melted chees with a great bottle of wine. The chocolate with dippers is fan also.

Thank saratL360CC
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For our 8th anniversary we decided to try something new. Having not had good luck with new places in the past this came as a a pleasant surprise. The server was very polite and attentive. The food was good. The dessert was excellent.the price was high but for what you het it seems worth it. Hopefully the next time around... More 

Thank David h
Management response:

Thank you for your kind review!! We appreciate you taking the time to tell others about your happy experience. Happy Anniversary! More 

Kansas City, Kansas
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192 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made a reservation on Open Table for a party of 9. They do a few extras for a birthday so I chose a birthday balloon bouquet for $25 that was nicely displayed at the table. We sat at a large table and had 3 burners available so we could choose 3 different cheeses and 3 different chocolate sauces. The menu... More 

Thank LifeWithNoRegrets
Management response:

Thank you for your thorough descriptions of your most recent experience. We appreciate when guests are able to give out healthy advice for our menu choices, and hope to take the knowledge you have provided to further our server's training. Thank you for your review! More 

Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

This is the third time we have been here. We kept wanting to give it another chance because the food is really good but this was the last time we will be here. Once again we had a reservation and still had to wait 20 minutes to be seated. Then we waited 10 minutes before anyone stopped by the table.... More 

Thank Lewis402
Management response:

Dear Lewis402, We apologize for your recent experience at the Melting Pot. We would love further feedback to be sent to valerie.mp@tds.net if you are interested. Thank you for taking your time to reach out! More 

Kansas City, Missouri
Level Contributor
30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Had a girls dinner here. Not a huge fan. It was ok but not fantastic. They got busy and took forever...there were 8 of us and the dinner took almost 3 hours. It's not great if you have anyone in your party with allergies or dietary restrictions. Most men would probably not enjoy the experience, so leave your husband at... More 

Thank Sarah H
Management response:

Thank you for your recent review. We apologize that you all left not quite satisfied after your last visit with us. Our full dining experience is definitely expected to run a bit longer than most restaurants, but we love our guests who come to enjoy just cheese and chocolate as well. We are always welcoming guests to come back and... More 

Kansas City, MO
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Our experience was pleasant. Had a great server, however, it is very expensive for what you get and there were little knats flying around our food that were very annoying. I think we would have been better off going for cheese fondue and dessert only. The food was good and I cannot complain on that regard.

Thank degoche
Management response:

Thank you so much for your recent review. Here at The Melting Pot we value your opinion, and will take notice of what we can do better for next time. Thank you! More 

Gardner, Kansas
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Had some reservations after reading reviews about service and failing cook tops but my wife really wanted to try it for her birthday. Set a reservation at 2:30 on a Saturday - place was pretty empty. Arrived 10 minutes early, got seated right at 2:30. Server was friendly and patient as he explained how everything worked to me and my... More 

Thank Jeremy T
Management response:

Thank you for your recent review! We at the Melting Pot appreciate all our guest's feedback and are happy to further satisfy our happy regulars. More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Our service was wonderful. My favorite part of the meal was dessert. The creme brulee chocolate is AMazing! One thing i found out during this visit was if you do cheese or dessert create your own the price on the menu is PER person not total like the others.

Thank Brandie K
Management response:

Thank you for your recent review! We are so happy you all enjoyed your service and the new chocolate! We will be happy to see you all again soon. More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

This is a dining experience. It was fun and the food was good but it is very time consuming. I should've read reviews on what to expect prior. We loved all our cheeses, salads, meat, and especially the chocolate. I recommend the crave package it was $21 a person and was plenty of food. They also have a large gluten... More 

Thank HuskerFAN05
Management response:

We are so happy you enjoyed your visit with The Melting Pot for such a momentous occasion! It would be our pleasure to have you all back again for your future celebrations. We appreciate your feedback and will use it to grow further as a fantastic experience! More 

Independence, Missouri
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

This is a fun dining experience but very pricey and takes hours to enjoy. Part of the length may be caused by what seemed like slow service. Maybe it is the nature of the process but seemed like the server took a long time bringing the various items and drinks. Our group of six people were there for three hours.... More 

Thank TKT1952
Management response:

Thank you for your kind review! We at The Melting Pot wish to do our best at creating a special dining experience for all who come into our restaurant. Your feedback will continue to help us grow and better the experience for other upcoming guests. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$40 - $60
American, French
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 450 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112-2101
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: 816-931-6358

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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?