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5650 E 86th St, Ste A, Indianapolis, IN 46250-1697 (Allisonville Road)
+1 317-841-3601
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16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri 16:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Columbus, Indiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, amazing waiter and so much fun! I would recommend making reservations as the restaurant was extremely busy. Will definitely be back.

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Thank lcaseltine
La Porte
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a terrible experience here. We were early for a reservation and had no problem waiting in the bar. We requested a table not a booth and while there were several tables we were not seated. Even after speaking to an incredibly rude manager and told to shut up no table. We left. Sad since we had eaten there... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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148 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Loved it. Make sure you are not in a hurry. Given the process they use, it'll take some time for the 3 courses. We took advantage of the Devour Indy, that had 3 courses for $30. You'll have to ask for it since they don't proactively talk about it. Great for couples, family and business dinners.

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Carmel, Indiana
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177 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Have gone a number of times given our extended family's choices and food preferences. Best part is sharing and engaging in serving yourself with fondue of a wide range of choices: different sauces, cooking, food selection. Plus the same approach for dessert. If cost is an issue, just be careful not to over-order. This place does have it figured out... More 

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Indiana
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Ate here with 2 friends. It was expensive but the service and the food was fantastic. The staff was super friendly and professional. Plan on a long meal so don't eat here if you are in a rush.

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Van Wert
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

A very neat experience. We chose a 4 course meal and loved every part of it. Very cozy, private dining experience.

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Thank jabragg77
Indianapolis, IN, United States
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

The food was excellent. My date reserved a private room - it was off the main dining room, very private so you could talk and not have the distractions of other diners. Our server was good but she talked way too much, we were trying to have a nice first date dinner and get to know each other - we... More 

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Thank Christy M
MeltingPotIndy, General Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Christy, thank you for your review! More 

Bethesda, Maryland
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113 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for a 34th anniversary because we went here when we were dating. It was OK but not stellar. Too much garlic and too little cheese in the cheese fondue although we had plenty of bread, veggies and apples to dip. We skipped the entre ...from experience we know that is too much food for us. Wine list was... More 

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Thank Marsha M
McCordsville, Indiana
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My husband and I have celebrated every wedding anniversary at Melting Pot. 26 of them in South Florida and the last 10 in Indianapolis. They are always tops in service and food. Don't pass them by.

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Thank granmahun
MeltingPotIndy, General Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I go out to eat quite a bit so this was a different experience for my family and I. My wife had received a gift card for christmas so we took our 3 and 5 year old daughters to the restaurant with us - expecting them to enjoy "dipping" their food. We knew it would take a long time, but... More 

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Thank Dan S
MeltingPotIndy, General Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Dan! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5650 E 86th St, Ste A, Indianapolis, IN 46250-1697
    (Allisonville Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-841-3601
Description
The Melting Pot provides a unique, upscale & intimate dining experience with its assortment of fondue cooked at the table by the guest. It is a perfect location for a romantic evening, corporate dinner party or friendly gathering. Guests can enjoy a variety of tasty entrees served with special dipping sauces. The menu also includes creamy cheese fondue, fresh salads, fine wines & mouth watering chocolate fondue desserts.

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Noblesville, Indiana
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?