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The Melting Pot

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American, Swiss, European
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125 E Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Larkspur, CA 94939-1860
+1 415-461-6358
17:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Fri 17:00 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 16:00 - 22:30
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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My good girlfriends bought me here on a whim. It was my first time here. Fun experience, I loved dinning in a slow enjoyable manner, I hate being rushed so this was right down my alley. So much delicious food to be had.

Thank MokaCofeee
Daytona Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This was my first time ever at "The Melting Pot" and I loved it. Our server was really attentive and recommended several items on the menu. The sizes of the dishes were just right and the drinks were awesome as well. We liked the privacy in the back of the restaurant where they have the little booths. The restaurant is... More 

Thank LailaB1985
Woodacre, California
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I found this to be unsatisfactory for my tastes. We had an assortment of Fondus for the table and I found them boring. The cost was high!

Thank rebeccamZ6235EI
Lakeport, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 October 2016

2 to 3 hrs of food, fun , drinks and deserts Your server will help you with the process and 2 to 4 people ideal!!!

Thank Steve M
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We had never been to one of these before, and it was a great experience. The building was an old kiln, and was very cozy and charming. Could not get cell reception while inside due to the thick walls, but that added to the ambiance. Our server did a great job of explaining how it all worked. There are lots... More 

Thank CheekyMonkey86
Greenbrae, California
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Went for the first time last month and our service was terrible. I think our waitress forgot we were there. It was hard to figure out the menu and what to order. First time at this type of restaurant and probably wouldn't go back. However, the building the restaurant is located in is a old Brick Mill and it is... More 

Thank Mary M
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Since it's my first time. I have no clue whatsoever on how this dinner spot goes. But, thanks to our server she made sure she explained and specify everything she does. from Appetizer down to dessert. Overall experience was great..

Thank Alvy P
San Francisco, California
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163 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We had been told by friend that this was a great "Happy Hour" spot. When we arrived we were told to sit anywhere. So we picked a table for four. Afer some time I walked to the bar and asked to be waited on and what was the Happy hour policy. It was explained that you have to sit at... More 

Thank Yellowbilledtours
Auburn, California
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105 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

The atmosphere is great, similar to dining in a Winery Cellar. Very fun to share dipping and tasting your selections. This is a dining experience, so don't be in a hurry to eat and run. Our server was very attentive and friendly. Fun bar and wide selection of wines. We chose the 4 course dinner, so we had the cheese... More 

Thank Eileen_Calif
Petaluma, California
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70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

This was my first time here, and I was not impressed.I went to the Melting Pot with a group of 16 on a Saturday at 5:00 PM. The group was on time. There were only two menus on the table and no "instructions" on how to order, which you need here because the food comes in "stages" and each one... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Swiss, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 E Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Larkspur, CA 94939-1860
  • Public Transportation: The Larkspur Ferry Terminal is located across the street, please click the following link for the schedule: http://goldengateferry.org/schedules/Larkspur.php
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Larkspur
  • Phone Number: +1 415-461-6358

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