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The Melting Pot

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6816 Odana Rd, Madison, WI 53719-1016
+1 608-833-5676
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is definitely my favorite one. I have been to multiple different ones and the service here is exceptional. The servers and managers are AMAZING!!! The food is delicious. I highly recommend this restaurant to everyone.

Thank Seanna W
Kewaunee, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

My daughter and I were visiting Madison, and had no idea of where to go for a dinner out. We chose the Melting Pot because it wasn't far from where we were staying. My daughter had some friends that had eaten there so we decided to give it a shot. Are we glad that we did. We were treated like... More 

1 Thank J2727
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The hostess and manager were quite cold and not very personable until we left and walked out the door. Made us feel as if we were a nuisance and we we would have to wait a real long time before we got seated (1 hr). As if they were trying to talk us out of it. We didn't have a... More 

Thank Renee R
Rutland, Vermont
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is a fondue restaurant and we had a blast. Four courses - cheese, salad, protein and chocolate. Every course was delicious!! Our server, who prepared much of our meal table side - was fantastic. She was friendly, welcoming and did an excellent job with all the prep and explanation!! We will definitely go back!!

Thank ALL489
Calgary, Canada
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

If you love fondue and a great wine list this is your place. The fondue was prepared table side and absolutely blew our party of 4 away. I have never had a restauranr fondue experience like this. The service was first class all the way.......very attentive and never missed a beat.

1 Thank Keith S
Mazomanie, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Food was great, but for a higher end restaurant the service was poor. Unorganized, nothing was explained well, food order was taken for half the table while one of our waitresses just walked off and didn't even have our drink order yet. Waitresses never came back to see if we needed anything, slow service when they did bring the food/checks... More 

Thank EmmySM
Sauk City, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Came here for bridal party on a Monday night . The absolute worst service . 12 people one waiter one bartender for entire building. Would not recommend!

Thank Ruby0323
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We choose The Melting Pot for our niece's 21st birthday. The food was outstanding. We had 5 in our party so had the choice of 2 cheese, main course and chocolate fondues. We enjoyed every bite!! The raspberry dark chocolate fondue is to die for!! This a great place for a special occasion.

Thank Gail R
Madison, Wisconsin
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153 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

My sweet daughter came to visit. She treated me to theater tickets as a belated gift. So I treated her to The Melting Pot. We arrived early, anticipating the "need for speed" in order to get downtown to the Overture Center for parking and curtain time. I expressed this need to our server and was willing to tip accordingly. We... More 

Thank GloriaH022
Madison, Wisconsin
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134 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

A wide variety of choices for your fondue. We started with a fresh avocado salad and finished with a chocolate almond fondue. The server was very helpful in helping with the selections. A good place for a special occasion. Enjoy!

Thank Neil M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6816 Odana Rd, Madison, WI 53719-1016
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-833-5676
Celebrate that special occasion or just come in for the fun of the "Fondue Experience". Romantic booths for two to tables for corporate events. We specialize in birthdays and anniversaries. Our celebration packages will "Wow" your date.

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