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The Melting Pot

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2 Bridge Ave, Red Bank, NJ 07701-4604
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Lincroft, New Jersey, United States
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

I've wanted to try this place for a while, and I'm glad I finally got here. It took awhile to figure out the menu, even though our server, Emily was helpful and knowledgeable. Cheese course was fine, but cooking the meats is something I'm looking forward to trying with just 2 people. With six people all trying chicken, steak, shrimp... More 

Thank Dennis C
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Poor, poor customer service by Bill the manager. First we are told it is happy hour and order a pot of cheese, drinks and a couple other items. The server apologizes afterward and says it is not happy hour, but the manager has agreed to charge us the happy hour prices for the first round of drinks. We decide to... More 

Thank Joe E
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64 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

First i will say the service was very good and attentive and informative. The quality of the food was also very good. Now you have to like cooking your own food in a pot of oil. Is quite hard to tell when your food is done and it is quite dark which added to the problem. Portions are small and... More 

Thank Michael P
Sayreville, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2015

First want to start off that this was my first time dining here and probably will be my last.My boyfriend and I came here to eat on a Monday night at 7pm,finally around 9:30 just when our fondue dessert was supoosed to come out we were told that they were out of strawberries,thats unacceptable.This was a horrible experience and i... More 

Thank Joanne S
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2015

I've been visiting this location for over 10 years. I'm not sure what happened here, but I'm 100% sure I will not be returning. The service has declined, the prices have increased, and the portions have grown smaller. Such a shame.

Thank Beth G
New Jersey
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212 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

My family chose to celebrate our daughter's birthday at The Melting Pot, and it turned out to be a wise decision. We elected to go for the full course meal. It started with the cheese fondue. Next came the salad course which was followed by the broth fondue. The meal ended with a chocolate extravaganza. Afterward we agreed that we... More 

Thank mountainclimber10
Wayne, New Jersey
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2015

Very nice staff. Haven't been to The Melting Pot in years. Got a gift certificate from my kids and tickets to go to the Count Basie Theater in Red Bank, NJ. Loved the dinner. Got the 4 course meal plus another salad. They don't rush you. Would come again.

1 Thank joanfloyd
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

Booked a table for 8pm. We arrived at the restaurant just before 8 and informed the desk we were there to be told that they were just sorting our table. 8.35pm comes around and we are still sitting by the doors, waiting for our table. Nearly 40 minutes of waiting we decided to go say something to be told that... More 

3 Thank Jesskemp
Old Bridge, New Jersey
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2015

Tonight I had made a reservation to celebrate a special occasion/birthday. I had informed both the hostess and our server (and later on also the manager) that we were celebrating a birthday. We were seated right away and informed our server it was our first time eating at The Melting Pot. Both my friend and I had looked at the... More 

6 Thank Cait A
Tinton Falls, New Jersey, United States
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79 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2015

My husband and I tried the Melting Pot for the first time tonight, and there were some pros as well as cons. We didn't make a reservation (two days after Valentine's, on a holiday) and didn't expect it to be busy -- which is wasn't -- but when we told the hostess we didn't have a reservation, she said they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Bridge Ave, Red Bank, NJ 07701-4604
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Red Bank
  • Phone Number: 732-219-0090

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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?