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The Melting Pot

) #110 of 1,155 Restaurants in Kansas City $$$$ , American,
450 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112-2101
+1 816-931-6358
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“cheese fondue” (30 reviews)
“salad” (27 reviews)
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Swiss, American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
450 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112-2101
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my wife here for her birthday and we both really enjoyed it. We split one meal and had more than enough to eat. I honestly don't know how anyone could eat all of that by themselves. We both ate too much off of...More

Thank Adam H
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! We are pleased to know that you had such a great experience and we hope to see you all visit again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to several Melting Pots and enjoy the food each time. The Kansas City location probably had the least engaged service of any we've been to. I had made reservations two weeks in advance, and when we arrived they weren't ready for us. We...More

Thank Sarah F
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Sarah, thank you for your honest feedback. We apologize that the service did not meet your standards during your visit. We would love the chance to try again to show you that our team can give you the experience you deserve.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the brie and bacon cheese fondue during Reverse Happy Hour (9 p.m.+). Although the chocolate fondues are discounted during this time, the cheese fondues aren't. The fondue was prepared at our table and served with apple wedges, veggies and pretzel and French bread....More

Thank JohnTerry13
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

John, we are happy you could join us for reverse Happy Hour! Our team would be pleased if you could join us for our normal Happy Hour where your cheese course may be discounted as well. We serve Happy Hour everyday from open to 6...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in during happy hour without a reservation and bar seating was offered as an option. We had a very enjoyable meal. Our server/bar tender couldn't have been more helpful. She explained all the menu options and offered wonderful suggestions. We had a great...More

Thank Europelover2014
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our location! We are pleased you had such a pleasant visit. Hopefully you will be able to dine with us soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for lunch and it was the biggest and best lunch ever!! We did the Wisconsin cheese fondue for the starter - so yummy! We both did the Wisconsin salad which was awesome! I did the land and sea option for the entree...More

Thank DNE7611
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your raving review! Our team is so happy to hear that you loved your experience with us and we can't wait until next time!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Love The Melting Pot! Everything is always so good. We got the Wisconsin Trio, and did the Coq au Vin cooking style this time. Did the dark chocolate with Disaronno for dessert. Takes about 2 hours to get through all four courses, but I love...More

Thank CheekyMonkey86
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you for your amazing review. Our team is happy to know that each visit has been such a great experience for you. Do you happen to remember the name of your server? We would love to extend this lovely review to them as...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came to The Melting Pot on a recommendation from sister & husband. I have to say it was a very interesting and delicious experience. Adam our server was great and very knowledgeable. The food was wonderful. I had the Pacific Rim...More

Thank chelelopez
Management response:Responded 20 May 2017

Hello! Thank you for your kind review! Adam was happy to hear that you all had such a great experience with us and we cannot wait until you come back and dine again.

Reviewed 18 May 2017

We go to Melting Pot for very special occasions, as it's a little pricey and dinner takes about three hours. The wine list isn't as good as it was years ago, and they no longer let you bring in a bottle. There were four in...More

Thank wineanddine32
Management response:Responded 20 May 2017

Thank you for your honest review. We appreciate the feedback on our wine menu and will be sure to look into some better and newer options. Our team is thrilled you had such a great experience though and we would be happy to know you...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I went by myself ... would have been a better experience if I was with a group. The Certified Angus Beef sirloin was my favorite. The bacon and jalapeño cheese was good, as well as the toffee milk chocolate.

Thank Nicole S
Management response:Responded 6 May 2017

Nicole, we are so pleased you had a great experience! Please feel free to join us again very soon with a larger group. Our team loves giving great experiences!

Reviewed 30 April 2017

We celebrated a special birthday on a Friday afternoon. We wanted to have dinner beginning at 5PM but the restaurant informed us that they only had 4:45 or 5:15 available. We were there from 4:45 until 8:30 and there were five other tables in the...More

Thank nighthawk779
Management response:Responded 1 May 2017

Thank you for your review. Our team was happy to have your get together with us. We are pleased to know that the server took fantastic care of you and we hope to see your group again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Swiss, American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 450 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112-2101
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-931-6358
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The Melting Pot is the original fondue restaurant where guests can enjoy several fondue cooking styles and a variety of unique entrees, salads, and unforgettable desserts. But we’re more than just a restaurant; we’re a unique destination offering a dining experience unlike any other. Our fondue restaurant is perfect for the everyday occasion, from a night out with friends or a romantic dinner with your special someone to a promotion celebration with colleagues. Enjoy a wide range of seasonal and fixed menu items, and you choose the way you want it all. Of course what’s delicious food without a selection of wines and craft beers to really make it great?

No matter what the occasion or how many courses you choose to partake in, The Melting Pot provides an unforgettable, interactive dining experience that turns moments into memories. From the time the first piece of bread is dipped to when the last nibble of dessert is savored, you'll have the time to discover new things about people you thought you knew, and those you're getting to know.
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