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“Wonderful restaurant for socializing”

Melting Pot Restaurant
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Ranked #19 of 151 Restaurants in Reston
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Sunset Hills
Description: Dip Into Something Different
Herndon, VA
Level 6 Contributor
111 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Wonderful restaurant for socializing”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

My husband and I met up with three other couples (all with tween-age kids) for a kids-free dinner. This was the first time dining at The Melting Pot for several of the couples, ourselves included. What a great place to visit with friends! The table we were at was very condusive to lively conversation all around, not just with the two or three people seated directly beside you or opposite you.

Our waiter, Will, was exceptionally attentive and engaging, without being intrusive. The food was of a very good quality and the "melting pots" quite a treat. A little pricey, but well worth it for a special occassion.

  • Visited December 2012
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English first
Ashburn, Virginia
Level 5 Contributor
30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Fabulous for a celebration!”
Reviewed December 1, 2012

Friends took me here for a birthday celebration. The food was delicious, the wait staff extremely attentive, the drinks great, and they made us feel like we were the only customers. because of the price, will reserve this for special occasions but had a great meal.

  • Visited November 2012
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Northern VA
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Awesome place”
Reviewed November 18, 2012

this place is great! I like just going and sitting at the bar! what a fun experience.. It's expensive, but worth it!

Visited October 2012
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Ashburn, Virginia
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A great time to catch up”
Reviewed November 16, 2012

The Fondue is great and all quality ingredients are fresh. Take your time to enjoy a long meal and catch up with family and friends

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Virginia
Level 6 Contributor
119 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“Love the fun of fondue but they are scaling back on portions”
Reviewed October 27, 2012

You don't get as much bang for your buck anymore, but it's still a favorite spot for special celebrations. Try the flaming turtle fondue!

Visited August 2012
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