We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Melting Pot

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
2348 Solomons Island Rd, Annapolis, MD 21401-3708
+1 410-266-8004
Website
Today
17:00 - 22:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

106 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 105: English reviews
Millersville, Maryland
Level Contributor
544 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for my daughter's birthday with a group of 6. We were able to get 2 cheese options, but preferred the Fiesta over the cheddar cheese fondue. We did end up ordering all 4 salads between the 6 of us house, Caesar, strawberry spinach, and California which everyone enjoyed. Our entrees included the classic (with a switch from shrimp... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kim S
Millsboro, Delaware
Level Contributor
31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to The Melting Pot this past Sunday for my mother's birthday dinner. She had been talking about going here for ages, so we called and made a reservation for 6:15. When we arrived, they sat us quickly, but unfortunately it took them 10 or more minutes before anyone came to us and took our drink orders. When we... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ashton B
TheMeltingPotAnnap, Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Hello Ashton B, Thank you for leaving this detailed review! I'm glad you had a nice time overall. Sorry to keep you waiting at the beginning! Two minutes is our usual wait time I hope we worked hard enough to make up the difference. I would like to correct that the Land & Sea is $35.50 as of 3.30.2017 for... More 

Annapolis, Maryland
Level Contributor
714 reviews
362 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Stopped here on a rare, cold night in Annapolis for some warm and comfy food. We had a cheese course and a chocolate course. The server was attentive and anticipated our needs. The food was fresh and the fondue was delicious, as usual. We hadn't been here for a couple years and the only negative we found was that the... More 

Helpful?
Thank joburkholder1
TheMeltingPotAnnap, Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Hello joburkholder1, Thank you for taking the time to write to us! I'm happy to know we lived up to your expectations on your first time visiting us in a couple years. I hope you won't wait so long next time! I added some space for local art in the lobby, but I'll work on getting some more fresh art... More 

Queenstown, Maryland
Level Contributor
242 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Family dinner gone bad. We came in and sat for 10 minutes without anything happening. Finally we ordered drinks and another 10 minutes went by before the wine appeared. We had two pots going and one pot was hot and the other one was cold. When the meats came one pot would incinerate the meat and the other did little.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Denver7889
TheMeltingPotAnnap, Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Hello Devner7889, I assure you that we didn't have the typical "Melting Pot" experience. It sounds we started at a slow pace and we also had to experience a rare equipment malfunction-I'm sorry we didn't do better for you! I hope you will give us the opportunity to see us at our best. If you have time please contact us... More 

Oxford, North Carolina
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Just 2 long-time lovers, 4 courses, and I don't want to think how many calories! Service and quality of the food, excellent. We both chose Land and Sea Entree'. Memorable and checked off the bucket list. Everyone should try this at least once. Restaurant needs a good update. That was our only disappointment.

Helpful?
Thank WildlifePics
TheMeltingPotAnnap, Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Hello WildlifePics, Fondue should definitely be on everyone's bucket list! Thank you for writing this I'm glad we achieved your standard of excellence. Our building has a great deal of history going back at least to 1960 when Fred's, and old Annapolis favorite, was one of only 15 restaurants in town. My favorite part is the set of three beautiful... More 

Level Contributor
13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

My BF and I decided to try something new for my Bday/New Years this year so we picked here. When we got seated our waitress was there to explain what was available and to get our drinks. She was very friendly! They were quite busy but we barely even noticed. It wasn't loud as one of the reviews I seen... More 

Helpful?
Thank Brittney H
TheMeltingPotAnnap, Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Hi Brittney H, Thank you for taking the time to write this! We do a special event every year for your birthday, a.k.a. New Years Eve, with some unique recipes we don't usually offer so your feedback is especially valuable. Feel free to request Cierra in the future she is a super nice lady! Regards, Anthony More 

Middletown, DE
Level Contributor
233 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

If you are looking for a place to visit with friends and/or family for a relaxing meal, then you might want to consider this place. If you are looking for EXCELLENT service, request Jack as he was phenomenal. If you are looking for an outstanding meal and are vegetarian I would recommend going elsewhere. While I can't specifically rate the... More 

Helpful?
Thank bjdav
TheMeltingPotAnnap, Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Hello bjdav, I'm glad you appreciated our quality of service. I'm a fan of Jack too! Our cheese and chocolate fondues are usually a big hit with vegetarians, I assume you were maybe less than impressed with the vegetarian entree? For vegetarians I usually recommend our Bourguignonne traditional cooking style (with batters in hot oil). I'm not a vegetarian, but... More 

Dunkirk, Maryland, USA
Level Contributor
29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The Melting Pot is my go to meal for very special occasions including birthdays and anniversaries. It is pricey but you can't argue about the dining experience. They make sure to change up the menu and we always love the 4 course with the cheese and chocolate fondue.

Helpful?
Thank OnTheRoad1970
TheMeltingPotAnnap, Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Hi OnTheRoad1970, I'm glad we're able to make your occasions special. We do offer many premium options for dining, but we meet it with premium service, food, and atmosphere. We have a great Happy Hour in our bar Sun-Fri and a Girl's Night Out the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month if you want to take advantage of some... More 

Level Contributor
14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Me and my guy absolutely love this place. Yes I will say the prices are high and it will cost about $100 for two people. But it is worth it! The service is splendid and very hands on. They spend a lot of time at the table so they get to know you and observe what you need. I've never... More 

Helpful?
Thank Marisa H
ChrisDavis311, Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Hi Marissa H, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this! We're all about giving an experience commensurate with our prices. There are few places in Annapolis where you can get the quality and quantity of food and service at the price we offer. We do currently have an a la carte menu that can cost as... More 

Annapolis, Maryland
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Always consistent Melting pot makes for a special experience that is gluten free. The happy hour is a great bargin

Helpful?
Thank mtanen
TheMeltingPotAnnap, Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Hi mtanen, Thank you for writing this! I'm glad you enjoyed our gluten free options. Please come see us again soon for Happy Hour. Regards, Anthony More 

Travellers who viewed The Melting Pot also viewed

 

Been to The Melting Pot? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 60
Cuisine
French, American, Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2348 Solomons Island Rd, Annapolis, MD 21401-3708
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 410-266-8004
Description
There's just something about a fondue pot that invites conversation. Invites laughter. Invites coming together.

At The Melting Pot Restaurant, we offer a dining experience like no other. A unique, interactive dining experience creating memorable moments with family and friends. From the time the first piece of bread is dipped and the last piece of dessert is savored, you'll be graced with the time to discover new things about people you thought you knew. And, those you're getting to know.

We are the premier fondue restaurant where guests can enjoy a choice of fondue cooking styles and a variety of unique entrees, salads and indulgent desserts. It's up to you. Tailor your visit with a four-course dining experience including cheese fondue, salad, entree and dessert. Or, come by for fondue cheese paired with that perfect glass of wine from our extensive selection. That's not to say, we haven't had more than a few stop by to satisfy that chocolate craving after a movie.

Whether you're celebrating romance, a birthday or anniversary - or just a night out while the babysitter is in charge - we offer something truly unique. An opportunity to interact and connect while experiencing all fondue has to offer.

We look forward to your visit.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Melting Pot staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?