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About Us

A Unique Dining Destination

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.

The Food

From Appetizers to Desserts

If you aren’t really excited about dinner, maybe it’s time you joined us for one-of-a-kind dining at The Melting Pot. We make any meal stellar by offering you an epicurean fondue experience, featuring an unmatched combination of sensuous tastes you didn’t know you were craving.

A night at The Melting Pot is the perfect night out. Here, the dining experience and food are designed around you—you’ll create pairings as unique as you are. Customize your menu however you like, with up to four delightful courses. Pair artisan cheeses and breads with the perfect glass of wine. Indulge in the 4-Course Experience by selecting your favorite cheese fondue, salad, entrée, and chocolate and then choose one of our tempting cooking styles and sauces to enhance the flavor in every bite. Or just stop by to satisfy your chocolate cravings after an evening movie. Of course, we are happy to accommodate any dietary restrictions, with gluten-free options available at every restaurant.

Special Occasions

Celebrate with Us

Make absolutely any occasion special by meeting up at The Melting Pot—our guests tell us all the time that a no-reason night out can become something to remember. From birthdays to promotions to anniversaries, we celebrate it all by going far beyond the typical dining fare to give you and your guests a great dining experience.

Our gourmet fondue restaurant is the place to go to be social and that makes you and your guests as essential to the meal as the food. So gather around the table and unplug, unwind, and truly appreciate the time, while also enjoying a fabulous meal of artisan cheeses, fresh salads, savory entrees, and tempting desserts. Order a craft beer or glass of wine and raise your glass, because it’s going to be a good night.

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Hours of Operation

Mon-Thu: 5PM-10PM
Fri: 5PM-11PM
Sat: 11AM-11PM
Sun: 11AM-9PM

Superbowl Sunday:11AM-3PM

Mother’s Day: 11AM-9PM
Father’s Day:11AM-9PM
Thanksgiving Day: Closed
Christmas Day: Closed

A warm atmosphere, eclectic décor, and spectacular cuisine combine for a unique dining experience at The Melting Pot.

In the Gayton Crossing Shopping Center at the corner of Gaskins and Gayton Roads, you’ll find The Melting Pot of Richmond, located in Richmond’s West End. Our locally owned and operated restaurant has won multiple awards, including the OpenTable Diners’ Choice award and the Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence for several years running. Let our knowledgable staff guide you through our wine list to find the perfect selection.

Your experience at The Melting Pot begins with a creamy cheese fondue, complemented by artisan breads and seasonal fruits and veggies. The next course is a salad with house-made dressing, followed by your meat or seafood entrée, simmered in your cooking style of choice. Lastly, and most importantly, is dessert—fresh fruits, blondies, and more for dipping in decadent chocolate fondue. It doesn’t get much better than this.

Make a reservation for dinner at The Melting Pot. Reservations are highly recommended.

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