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The Melting Pot

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9704 Gayton Rd, Richmond, VA 23238-4907
+1 804-741-3120
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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Swiss, American, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
9704 Gayton Rd, Richmond, VA 23238-4907
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Reviewed May 31, 2015

I wanted to give my out of town family a really different experience. I made reservations over the phone and the guy was super nice. We got there for our 7:30 dinner reservations and waited about 5 minutes. We wanted the full experience so got...More

Thank Cindy F
Reviewed May 30, 2015

The service and food is excellent here. Come hungry! The restaurant is really popular so be sure to make reservations if you can, even during the week. They are always coming out with new menu items and specials. We especially love their Happy Hour and...More

Thank Edward D
Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had an excellent "all you can eat cheese and chocolate fondue" at the Melting Pot. Our server was excellent. The fondue was out of this world. My favorite was the Alpine Fondue. I've had Swiss cheese fondue (gruyere) in Switzerland and several times in...More

Thank Joe B
Chad H, Owner at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2015

Thank you for the review of your experience at The Melting Pot, Richmond. It's amazing how food can take you back to a specific time and place. Our blend of aged Gruyère, Raclette and fontina cheeses blended with white wine and fresh garlic and finished...More

Reviewed March 8, 2015

The food and service was excellent. Great atmosphere and a staff that works hard to ensure that your visit is outstanding.

Thank OBXforFUN
Reviewed February 25, 2015

My wife and I LOVE TMP. When we want a romantic spot to celebrate our special dates, we chose TMP. It is not cheap, but for a 2-3 hour evening experience and the fun interactions with the staff are always enjoyable. We have NEVER had...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed February 10, 2015

The service was engaging but not overwhelming. The food was served promptly and did not wait between courses. The cheese and chocolate is what they are known for, but don't miss out on the salad and entree courses. We left pleasantly satisfied. Looking forward to...More

Thank Katelyn M
Reviewed February 3, 2015

A bit on the pricy side for food you cook yourself (Fondue) but the service and quality of food is unsurpassed in Richmond. You pick your cheese, meats, cooking type and dessert. Fantastic selection of wines from $20 to $3000+ a bottle. Bring your appetite...More

Thank Fred B
Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

My family and I went here for dinner. They do a fondue type cooking. You pick out your meats and seafood then you cook them in a fondue pot. You can dip them in a batter or other seasoning to give it favorite. Also you...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed December 15, 2014

We went there for my birthday and had a really nice experience. Our waiter, Rohit, was very thorough and truly listened to us. When we told him that we had been there before, he asked whether or not we needed him to explain the menu...More

Thank forjulie2c
Reviewed October 9, 2014

It's a fun experience but be prepared to spend your romantic evening with a stranger -- your server is at your table constantly. Some of it is necessary for food prep but they could greatly improve to make the time more efficient. As one of...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $45
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 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
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9704 Gayton Rd, Richmond, VA 23238-4907
    (Gaskins Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-741-3120
  • E-mail
The Melting Pot, a fondue restaurant, offers an extraordinary dining experience that you won't find at any other restaurant. Here, you'll discover all the ingredients to a perfect evening, including a relaxed atmosphere, private tables, attentive service, an award winning wine list & fabulous four-course fondue dinners. No matter what the occasion, from a romantic date to a get-together with friends, meetings or large groups, The Melting Pot always hits the spot. The Melting Pot offers the highest quality fresh ingredients, a variety of cooking styles, unique sauces & your favorite chocolate fondue desserts. To highlight your meal we also offer over 450 wines with a Wine Manager on premise. Make reservations today & come dip into something different.
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