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The Melting Pot

9704 Gayton Rd, Richmond, VA 23238-4907
+1 804-741-3120
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fondue” (28 reviews)
“pound cake” (3 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Swiss, American, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
9704 Gayton Rd, Richmond, VA 23238-4907
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Birthday dinner is a long-standing tradition at this restaurant. Past experiences will probably get us back for one more try, but dinner this past weekend was a disappointment. As a party of 3, we were sat in the back room with two 15+ parties. While...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Special prices on drinks . $20 for cheese and chocolate. We tried 3 different types of cheese. Severed with granny smith apples, several types of bread, and veggies. Irish cream chocolate with strawberries.pinapple, bananas, rice crispy treats, and brownies and Pound cake. Forget the marshmellows....More

Thank Baileyh0
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Whether it be a special occasion or just a quick fondue dessert plate...We are always satisfied. They always go out of the way to make the experience amazing...We always request private dining and have always got it! Keep up the good food, good service, and...More

Thank famileemn2017
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Our first trip to this Melting Pot and we were underwhelmed. Celebrating a special occasion we made dinner reservations with Open Table. Upon arrival I knew we were in trouble as the hostess seated us in the back of the restaurant with the large party...More

1  Thank ScottieLover66
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Bartender, Rails, was an excellent host . He made awesome recommendations for pairing cocktails and beer with cheese and chocolate The manager, Justin, was a awesome to talk to. Both of them made us feel like we were regulars even though we only come in...More

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Took our 13 yr old daughter with us to experience The Melting Pot. Did the Wisconsin Cheddar 🧀 and regular Milk Chocolate 🍫. SO delicious, great experience, would recommend to anyone and everyone. Waiter was great 👍🏼. Will be back soon!

Thank MarcumFamily
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We've gone a few times over the years and it's always entertaining. The concept gets you more engaged in your dining experience but the menu can be overwhelming. There's a lot to choose from and if you've never eaten here before you will really want...More

Thank Margo I
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Visited the Melting Pot for the first time as a family night out. The layout was a bit unusual, with an alcove style booth and no view of other diners. Our waiter was professional, capable and attentive without being servile and the cheese fondue (Classic...More

Thank sommerspass
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We had a family dinner at Melting Pot.The food is great, fresh and great seasonings. Undeniably the best fondues I have ever tasted.Glad we went there as our experience was fantastic.

Thank Sachin_Zarekar
Reviewed 15 October 2016

My wife and I went there for our 10th Wedding anniversary and we had one of the best dining experiences of the year. We walked in through the front door and said we were here, and without looking at the reservations, she said "Happy Anniversary"....More

Thank Brad L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$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
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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