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Melting Pot - Irvine

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Irvine, CA (Jamboree)
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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The O.C., California
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305 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Family fun, but not your go to neighborhood type restaurant. Adults would have a good time once and might only return when the kids want to return for the fun way to eat ( not unlike Japanese Teppan ). The food quality is good and the service friendly, but this is not fine dining. It is a dining EXPERIENCE. Treat... More 

Thank TravelAgentDave
Mammoth Lakes, California
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

My sister and I went to the Melting Pot for dinner. We had the 4 course meal. Cheese fondue ....the salad....the steak, chx and shrimp...and THEN the chocolate course. Well worth the money. Great service by Ernesto.

Thank tuna18
Irvine, California
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 June 2014

Cool little restaurant with tasty food and good service. My sister and I go here a fair bit because she is allergic to gluten and they have a nice menu to accommodate her. I've tried a couple different items here and have been happy with almost all of them. The Mushroom Sacchetti is probably my favorite, but the salads are... More 

Thank Jennie H
Huntington Beach, United States
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127 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Have been there are few times before and it has always been nice. This time is was for our anniversary and they gave us nice table towards the back. We had a great server who made great some great suggestions. The four course meal with cheese fondue, salad, main course and a wonderful chocolate fondue made for a wonderful evening.... More 

Thank Dan E
Newport Beach, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2014

I have been to this restaurant on several different occasions now. I have always just been with my boyfriend, so there was just 2 of us. This is definitely a cute date night place to go. However, your experience really depends on who else is there and when you are seated. The past few times we have been here, we... More 

Thank dmikusia
Anchorage, Alaska
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2013

Wonderful experience. Really great. Go hungry and share (split entrees). Worth every penny. Delicious! Friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Thank Josdavidso
Tustin, California
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2013

I've been to the Melting Pot about 4 times now and a recent Saturday night brought us there for a birthday celebration dinner. Two things right off the bat... Don't come here if you have an intense hunger...and...I have given this review a 4 out of 5 mainly because of the service. I'll explain... The fondue process, in my opinion,... More 

Thank bmurf6873
Yelm, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2012

My husband and I ate here one night and the food was amazing. The hotel recommend this place to it and we are glad we ventured out .All 4 courses were great.I would eat here again .

Thank M C
Los Angeles, California
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2012

I thought the food was overall good and the fondue cooking was unique and different. It made for a fun and sociable evening with friends. I did think it was on the expensive side and wasn't a great value.

Thank jerkyking
Irvine, California
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2012

I don't know why everyone always raves about this place. I think it is overpriced and you walk out smelling like garlic oil

Thank ihrtfood

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 40
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Irvine, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine

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