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The Melting Pot

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Wed, 4/24
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner

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each cheese fondue comes with artisan bread and seasonal vegetables for dipping. we buy certain fruits and vegetables locally when in season. please choose one cheese fondue per cook top at your table.
7.95 per person
aged, medium-sharp cheddar and emmenthaler swiss cheeses, lager beer, garlic and seasonings.
8.95 per person
cheddar cheese blend with lager beer, jalapeño peppers and salsa, made as spicy as you like.
8.95 per person
wisconsin trio
fontina, butterkäse and gorgonzola cheeses with white wine, scallions and a hint of sherry.
8.95 per person
spinach artichoke
fontina and butterkäse cheeses, spinach, artichoke hearts and garlic.
8.95 per person
classic alpine
aged‎ gruyère, raclette and fontina cheeses blended with white wine and fresh garlic and finished with a dash of nutmeg.
8.95 per person
bacon and brie
baby brie, gruyère/emmenthaler blend, white wine, bacon, onions, mustard and scallions.
2.95 per person
premium cheese fondue dippers
complement any of our award-winning cheese fondues with a selection of artisanal italian meats. ask your server for details!
enjoy one of our dalicious salads fenturing tse melting pot’s signature dressings. i
4.95 per person
crisp romaine lettuce, shredded parmesan cheese, crispy croutons and an added touch of parmesan-encrusted pine nuts, tossed with caesar dressing.
5.95 per person
spinach mushroom
fresh spinach, baby portobello mushrooms, red onion, chopped bacon and roma tomatoes with a warm burgundy shallot vinaigrette.
5.95 per person
the melting pot house salad
crisp romaine and iceberg lettuce, cheddar cheese, fresh tomatoes, crispy croutons and sliced egg with your choice of peppercorn ranch dressing or our sweet and tangy house dressing.
5.95 per person
mixed baby salad greens, roma tomatoes, candied pecans and gorgonzola cheese with raspberry black walnut vinaigrette.
all entrées include seasonal vegetables and signature dipping sauces.
cold water lobster tail to any entrée +11.95
fondue by you +11.95
teriyaki-marinated sirloin
cold water lobster tail to any entrée +11.95
fondue by you +11.95
wild mushroom sacchetti
cold water lobster tail to any entrée +11.95
fondue by you +11.95
honey orange duck breast
cold water lobster tail to any entrée +11.95
fondue by you +11.95
salmon filet
cold water lobster tail to any entrée +11.95
fondue by you +11.95
filet mignon
cold water lobster tail to any entrée +11.95
fondue by you +11.95
andouille sausage
cold water lobster tail to any entrée +11.95
fondue by you +11.95
pacific white shrimp
cold water lobster tail to any entrée +11.95
fondue by you +11.95
chicken potstickers
cold water lobster tail to any entrée +11.95
fondue by you +11.95
spinach and artichoke ravioli
our chef invites you to create your own combination of three individual entrées above.
fondue by you with your choice of cheese fondue, salad and chocolate fondue
our entrees can he prepared with any of the premium cooking styles listed below. i
seasoned court bouillon
fresh, seasoned vegetable broth. complimentary
4.95 per po
caribbean-seasoned bouillon with a distinctive fresh-garlic avor and a citrus air.
4.95 per pot
coq au vin
burgundy wine infused with fresh herbs, spices and mushrooms.
5.95 per pot
european-style fondue in cholesterol-free / 0g trans-fat canola oil. served with tempura and sesame batters.
1 select one cheese fondue per cooktop.
2 select your individual salad.
3 select your individual entrée from below.
4 select one chocolate fondue per cooktop.
cold water lobster tail to any 4-course experience +11.95
the classic
our most popular combination! certied angus beef sirloin, memphis-style bbq pork medallion, pacic white shrimp, herb-crusted all-natural breast of chicken and teriyaki-marinated sirloin.
cold water lobster tail to any 4-course experience +11.95
surf and turf
a succulent cold water lobster tail paired with premium let mignon and wild mushroom sacchetti.
cold water lobster tail to any 4-course experience +11.95
french quarter
premium let mignon, all-natural breast of chicken and pacic white shrimp seasoned with cajun spices and accompanied by avorful andouille sausage.
cold water lobster tail to any 4-course experience +11.95
pacific rim
teriyaki-marinated sirloin, honey orange duck breast, pacic white shrimp and chicken potstickers.
cold water lobster tail to any 4-course experience +11.95
land and sea
premium let mignon, herb-crusted chicken and pacic white shrimp.
cold water lobster tail to any 4-course experience +11.95
steak lovers
premium‎ let mignon, teriyaki-marinated sirloin and certied angus beef sirloin.
5oz 8
8oz n/a
bottle 32
luccio, moscato d'asti
piedmont, italy
5oz n/a
8oz n/a
bottle 49
banfi, brachetto d'acqui, "rosa regale"
piedmont, italy
5oz n/a
8oz n/a
bottle 46
zonin, prosecco, brut
veneto, italy
5oz n/a
8oz n/a
bottle 45
ste. michelle, brut
columbia valley, washington
5oz 6
8oz 9
bottle 24
domino, moscato
mendoza, argentina
5oz n/a
8oz n/a
bottle 24
rex goliath, moscato, "free range"
5oz 6
8oz 9
bottle 24
beringer, white zinfandel
5oz 7
8oz 11
bottle 28
new age, white
san rafael, mendoza, argentina
5oz n/a
8oz n/a
bottle 29
pölka dot, riesling
5oz n/a
8oz n/a
bottle 35
schmitt söhne, riesling, spätlese, "p. m."
mosel, germany
yin and yang martini
the perfect balance! godiva white chocolate liqueur and stoli vanil vodka blended with ice cream then topped with chocolate shavings.
lemon berry mojito
we shake up the classic mojito with bacardi limon and wildberry purée for a light and tasty blend of berries and citrus.
cherrylicious lemonade
grey goose cherry noir vodka and cranberry juice blend with fresh lemon juice, simple syrup and a splash of sprite to create this lovely pink cooler.
tipsy turtle
bacardi 151, myers's dark, captain morgan spiced and malibu rums, banana liqueur and orange and pineapple juices with a dash of grenadine.
southern honey smash
jack daniel's tennessee honey, peach schnapps and muddled blackberries, topped with club soda.
blackberry margarita
100% agave, 110% delicious! 1800 reposado tequila with a hint of blackberries and fresh lime.
pomegranate cosmo
a sweet and seductive blend of skyy citrus vodka, pama pomegranate liqueur and cranberry juice.
paradise punch
a taste of the tropics! bacardi, myers's, captain morgan and malibu rums mixed with orange and pineapple juices.
italian margarita
sauza tequila, amaretto, sweet and sour, cranberry juice and triple sec.
love martini
love at first sip! malibu rum, peach schnapps, cranberry juice and fresh strawberries.
blue moon, wheat ale (denver, co)
depot street, ale, "eurail gold" (jonesborough, tn)
new belgium, amber ale, "fat tire" (fort collins, co)
new belgium, black ale, "1554" (fort collins, co)
sam adams, "boston lager" (usa)
sam adams, "seasonal" (boston, ma) 750ml
shiner, bock (shiner, tx)
sierra nevada, pale ale (chico, ca)
stone, ipa (escondido , ca)
yazoo, pale ale (nashville, tn)
$21 - $100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

This place is amazing!!! You better go hundry and wear stretchy pants!!!!You get sooo much food and every bit is well worth it!!! WE HAD THE BEST TIME

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jen C
Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

This was my first visit to a fondue style meal. I must say we enjoyed it completely. I use a walker to get around so be aware there is no accessibility options here. I was greeted by a sizable set of stairs to enter the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Susan H
Reviewed January 20, 2019

The Melting Pot is a fondue restaurant in downtown Knoxville. They serve various cheese fondues and you cook your main course in a broth. The default last course is a chocolate fondue with various cakes and fruits. Everything they served us was very delicious. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank GeorgEhlers
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

We had a party of 14, and it was unfortunately a dismal experience from the start. We waited in the bar for 20 minutes prior to our reservation...thinking we would enjoy a drink while we waited. Nope...no bartender in sight. This is 6:10 on a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Pgawife
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Have eaten here before and failed to review. This is a great restaurant to be able to relax and enjoy exceptional food in a non rushed atmosphere. My son and I live about six hours from each other. Knoxville is about a halfway point for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Z5109DLlisac
Reviewed October 8, 2018

I had never been to the melting pot before, and my girlfriend and i went for our one year anniversary (10.7.18). Eve was our server and I've never been made to feel so comfortable and taken care of at a restaurant before. She is extremely...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

We had friends tell us about the Groupon deal for here so we got it and joined them for a night in Knoxville (drove about 1.5 hours to get there). I had wanted to eat here for a while so it was a great opportunity...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LeslieinTN
Reviewed September 15, 2018

This classic fondue place offers individually isolated seating. Service is spectacular and fun of fondue creations/sauces makes for a truly romantic evening. A great place for a special night out with any one.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 22mfs
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

The Service was the only thing outstanding here. Portion sizes have been cut in half from last time we were here. For the price it is a complete RIP off. we literally got 3 pieces of chicken 3 pieces of steak and 3 pieces of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank thankg0d
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

I feel bad for the people who had bad service. Our service was exceptional. We did the groupon. They did tax and tip on full menu price. That should be mentioned in groupon as it does raise final cost a bit. Ordered Wisconsin cheddar -...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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