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The Melting Pot - Arlington VA

4.6
4.6
2728 Reviews
$31 to $50
Fondue
For over 20 years, the Melting Pot of Arlington has offered 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, fine wines and fabulous four-course fondue-style dinners. No matter what the occasion, from a romantic date to get-togethers with friends, meetings or large groups, The Melting Pot always hits the spot.

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2 people

10:30 pm


Booked 8 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Fondue, Dessert, Swiss
  • Hours of Operation
    Dinner Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Sat 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (703) 243-4490
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Private party facilities
    We will open as early as 12:00 pm for parties of 10 or more with a set menu. Please contact us to set up your next banquet!
  • Private party contact
    Daniel Anaya: (703) 243-4490
  • Area
    Arlington
  • Cross Street
    Fairfax Dr
  • Parking Details
    Please use the LAZ garage below the restaurant. There is an access road to the right if you're facing the restaurant. The entrance is at the end on the left. Bring in the ticket for validation which lowers the price to $2.00. Validation lasts for 4 hours from the time you enter the garage. After the 4 hours, validation is void and rates apply.
  • Public Transit
    From the Metro - Orange Line: Take Metro to the Ballston Metro stop. Come out of Metro station onto Fairfax Drive. Make a left onto Fairfax and walk about 3 blocks to Glebe Road. Make a right onto Glebe Road and walk about 1 1/2 blocks. The restaurant is on the left.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeaway, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • NEW! Ultimate 5-Course Experience

    USD 69.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    This is the over-the-top 5-course VIP fondue celebration that will dazzle and delight all 5 senses: • First Bite: Green Goddess Bacon Tomato • Chef-Crafted Cheese Fondue served with six savory “Double Dippers” • Choice of Fresh Salad • Premium Celebration Entrée (+Additional charge for the Ultimate Celebration Entrée including a lobster tail to share. Minimum purchase of two.) • Chocolate Explosion Fondue: arrives in a spectacle of smoke, fire, and sparkles, make sure you take a picture! Make any special occasion Ultimate – from a birthday, anniversary, new job, graduation, and more, this menu will give your big night the extra it deserves!
    NEW! Ultimate 5-Course Experience photo
  • Flower Package

    Multiple dates available
    $28- 3 roses in a bud vase, and mylar balloon.
  • Teddy Bear Package

    Multiple dates available
    $26 A teddy bear, a mylar balloon, and a box of chocolate wafers.

What 2,728 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Washington, D.C. Area

    Romantic

  • Virginia - DC Suburbs

    Romantic

  • Virginia - DC Suburbs

    Good for special occasions

2,729 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Baltimore

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 April 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good but very expensive! I knew that going in but it was even more than I thought. Nice for a special occasion.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    7 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 20 March 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 1
    The place deserves significant renovation! It has become a bit seedy, am afraid.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 13 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Sky was a great server and the food and drinks were great!

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 9 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A last minute celebration. Our server, Skylar was wonderful! The alpine cheese fondue was on point. The dark chocolate fondue was the perfect ending. Skylar bring the “Congratulations” plate was a lovely surprise. Perfect way to end the week on a sweet note!

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Our waitress was incredible and really made the experience a lot more enjoyable.

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  6. Frazier

    Washington DC

    13 reviews

    3.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on 25 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    My mother in law was not impressed. It was very cold and the service was super busy

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    17 reviews

    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on 25 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a joy! We love this place!! And we have spent a number of anniversaries here!! Thank you guys for your continued service! Yall are the best!!

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  8. Eileen

    Washington DC

    20 reviews

    3.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    The Melting Pot is always delicious, but this time wasn’t quite the same. The atmosphere felt off.. we were there to celebrate our anniversary so we expected the romantic atmosphere and low lighting. Not so much. We were seated near the front of the restaurant, under super bright fluorescent lighting. There wasn’t really any acknowledgement of what we were celebrating, except for a comment from our server. Our server was kind and attentive, but the experience didn’t feel like it used to.

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  9. JohnT

    Washington DC

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 19 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server was very helpful and took the time to explain everything in detail.

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  10. JodieM

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Besides the restaurant being extremely cold everything else was great and beyond my expectations!

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  11. SK79

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 16 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I wish I remembered our servers name but she was AMAZING! So sweet and kind and we enjoyed talking to her - this was a great late Valentine’s Day date spot :)

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  12. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 February 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    This was entirely too overpriced for the quality of food. I’m sorry, but this was totally underwhelming for what is advertised. The service was great on the other hand.

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  13. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Clean, fun, atmosphere, with an excellent and attentive staff.

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  14. Ella

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    The melting pot was amazing and treated us so well, definitely a 10/10!

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  15. RyanE

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was a really nice experience! Our server was very nice and explained everything to us and overall the food was amazing! The Flaming Turtle dessert was a nice show and tasted amazing

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  16. OpenTable Diner

    Hawaii

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 20 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great for special occasions . Had fun. We

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  17. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    One of my favorite places to have a intimate conversation with the one you care about

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  18. cdel2020

    Washington DC

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on 15 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    As usual. Food and athmosphere excellent for special occasions, Ours was a birthday; 8 people, 4 vegearians, 2 pots providing flexibility.

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  19. ChristinaB

    Washington DC

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on 13 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Our waitress was very great knew her stuff and was very friendly

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  20. DCInsider

    Washington DC

    15 reviews

    3.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on 11 January 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    The Melting Pot… lemme see. The ambience was dreadful. The place had not been renovated since I was last there 15+ yrs ago, and you can tell it has seen better days. The bar and restaurant was empty, so going out to eat felt eerily familiar to eating at home. The waitress was a gem and saved the night. I give this place a 4/10, primarily because of the service. The food was just okay (the charcuterie board was a joke, with very cheap ingredients).

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  21. OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 5 January 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    The food here is always amazing however the level of service needs to improve. I will never return to this location because of the service. Our server did not explain the menu to us at all, he barely greeted us, and only exchanged pleasantries after we paid. I understood the concept of melting pot , but my boyfriend did not. He did not ask us if we have been before or provide a nice experience. I asked the manager to bring us the seasoning because it was not given to us and then he disappeared and did not.

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  22. LoriN

    Washington DC

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 4 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent service, excellent food! Expensive but worth it.

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  23. LuluDC

    Washington DC

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on 4 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Love this place, been coming for years. Wish they would renovate it though. I used to go to the one in DC before it closed and it was so much nicer inside.

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  24. CraigG

    Baltimore

    12 reviews

    3.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on 31 December 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    For the 1st time i have to rate this experience well below the normal 5 stars. 1. I was never informed that it was a set menu. 2. The price was well over priced. We got the the same food that we normally get and it was mandatory 40$ more per person. 3. The 1st time since i have been going there the service was horrible!!!!!! I understand its New Years EVE, however the service was very slow and the waitress kept bringing out the wrong food and again she was very slow. Them at the end of the night she tried to finally apologize and blame it on them over seating her. Then for the 1st time ever going there they added the tip in the bill. There was only a party of 4. I hope the management reads this and contacts me!!!! Not a happy regular customer

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  25. CamC

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a great time and we loved the special New Year's menu. The hats and the dessert explosion were everything. We plan to come back next year!

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  26. Marylandgrillisabust

    Washington DC

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 31 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Had a great time! The restaurant is a little worn out/beat up but it didn’t prevent us from having a great time. The table they wanted to give us was next to the emergency exit and was really drafty so we asked for a different table. We had to wait maybe 15 minutes but it was worth it. We were given a tiny little booth instead which was quaint but hardly held plates and glasses. The food was good and our server was fantastic.

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  27. MarilynZ

    Caribbean

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 30 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was great, as always. Lots of fun snd good food

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  28. JayB

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was a great experience we got the table with a touch of romance and it was amazing the food was great our server was amazing as well ! Overall it was a great experience

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  29. JordanF

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place! The food and waiters are so friendly and welcoming. 100/100

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  30. Darla

    Washington DC

    55 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    55 reviews

    Dined on 13 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The Melting Pot was excellent, as always. We celebrate Christmas every year with our friends and always have excellent food and service. This visit was no exception. Our server was very friendly and the food amazing. We always start with the Alpine cheese fondue, then have salads and finish with the dark chocolate fondue with Baileys!

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 November 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The melting pot is always a treat! I took a special someone there for a birthday celebration! They have options for different occasions which is awesome. They loved the experience!!!! Having to wait and cook the food opens the door for great conversation and bonding. This is an awesome place for date night or catching up with friends. You get so much food too! I would highly recommend.

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 6 November 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Hannah was an amazing server. She was professional with a sense of humor. She was attentive to the right degree, made the dining experience very enjoyable. As always, the fondue was amazing. I had the Alpine traditional fondue, the Melting Pot salad and then the dark chocolate dessert fondue. Perfect portions, dippers we’re great. I look forward to my next visit!

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  33. Jad2

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 6 November 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server and the ambiance was amazing but I was a bit disappointed by the food.

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  34. NikkiM

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 November 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Liz and Doris were a great team! Everything was delicious and we had a blast. I was visiting with family and we got a little confused getting from the parking garage into the building/restaurant. I will be back soon and I'll be looking for the same fabulous experience again. You've set the bar very high.

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  35. LindaLoo

    Washington DC

    6 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 27 October 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Not that great. We had two of the fondues and the land and see entree. The fondue was ok nothing special. The main curse was bland even with the sauces you get to choose from. Best part of the meal was the dessert. Bananas foster was yummy. Overall. It was ok but nothing spectacular!

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  36. XyliaA

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 October 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had a wonderful time with my boyfriend. Will definitely come again.

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  37. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 October 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    The cheese and chocolate courses were pretty enjoyable, but all of the meat was very tough and chewy no matter the temperature that we cooked it. The old fashioned we ordered only filled the bottom 1/4 of the cup and was filled with grains of sugar.

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  38. williew

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 8 October 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Our waitress Hanna was inattentive, and no where to be found during most of our dinner. She did not explain the menu, food & course options and answers were really short even when we asked questions. I had to get up from the table and go find other waiters & waitresses to ask for service & to ask them to find her so that we could be served. Terrible experience for my girlfriend’s birthday celebration.

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  39. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 October 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was me and my husband’s 12th wedding anniversary, and it was a very nice experience for both of us. The food was good. Not too expensive I loved the spinach and artichoke cheese dip, it was my favorites. I also loved the flaming turtle chocolate fondue. My server was great and very helpful. Good Job Melting Pot

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  40. ThomasS

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 September 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great restaurant, great food, great service and an outstanding evening!! Highly recommend if you want a fantastic evening out

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FAQs

The Melting Pot - Arlington VA offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (703) 243-4490.

The Melting Pot - Arlington VA is rated 4.6 stars by 2728 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

10:30 pm


Booked 8 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for The Melting Pot - Arlington VA

1110 N. Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA 22201

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Fairfax Dr
  • Area
    Arlington
  • Hours of Operation
    Dinner Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Sat 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Fondue, Dessert, Swiss
  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    Please use the LAZ garage below the restaurant. There is an access road to the right if you're facing the restaurant. The entrance is at the end on the left. Bring in the ticket for validation which lowers the price to $2.00. Validation lasts for 4 hours from the time you enter the garage. After the 4 hours, validation is void and rates apply.
  • Public Transit
    From the Metro - Orange Line: Take Metro to the Ballston Metro stop. Come out of Metro station onto Fairfax Drive. Make a left onto Fairfax and walk about 3 blocks to Glebe Road. Make a right onto Glebe Road and walk about 1 1/2 blocks. The restaurant is on the left.
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeaway, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (703) 243-4490
  • Private party facilities
    We will open as early as 12:00 pm for parties of 10 or more with a set menu. Please contact us to set up your next banquet!
  • Private party contact
    Daniel Anaya: (703) 243-4490
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