$25 for $50 Worth of Fondue and Drinks at The Melting Pot

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In a Nutshell

  • Fun dining experience
  • Choose entree cooking style
  • Play with your food

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Oct 27, 2010. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person. Limit 1 per table. Reservation required. Tax & gratuity not included. No cash back. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

With today's cheese-dunked side deal, $25 gets you $50 worth of food and drinks at your choice of The Melting Pot locations in Gaithersburg, Dupont Circle (on 19th Street NW), Reston, and Arlington.

Start with a classic cheese fondue ($16, serves two) and a salad ($6). Cheese fondues range from the traditional swiss-cheese fondue, made with gruyère and emmenthaler cheeses, to the unorthodox fiesta-cheese fondue served with tortilla chips and made with cheddar cheese, Mexican herbs, jalapeño peppers, salsa, adventure, and spice. Every cheese fondue is served with pieces of fresh bread, vegetables, and apples for dipping. Individual entrees range from $19 to $29 and include seafood and a vegetarian option, cooked in your choice of four cooking styles and with multiple dipping sauces. Choose from chicken, filet mignon, pork tenderloin, and duck in various combinations, or opt for seafood entrees such as the trio of white shrimp, scallops, and cedar-plank salmon ($21) or lobster tail (add to any entree for $15). The Melting Pot offers a munificent vegetarian entree, which includes edamame or onion rings, artichoke hearts, asparagus, portobello mushrooms, and more ($19). If that weren't enough, there's an entire menu dedicated to desserts and another to dessert drinks. For more details, check out all the menus at each of the four locations at which this Groupon is valid.

Reservations required.


OpenTable reviewers give The Melting Pot in Dupont Circle four stars. Yelpers and three Kudzu reviewers give it 3.5 stars. [Yelpers] give the Arlington location 3.5 stars:

  • It was our first fondue experience, but our server did an excellent job of making us feel comfortable and explaining all of the different options. There are many, many decisions to make when ordering... but otherwise, it is an awesome dining out experience and the food was delicious. – OpenTable reviewer who dined on 05/02/2010
  • I love this place! It's so much fun to go to with a big group of friends. I thought the service was very friendly and prompt and I would definitely return! – EmilyF, Kudzu
  • The ambience is so romantic, the vibe is so sweet, and the food is amazing. – UrbanFlwrChild G., Yelp

The Melting Pot

When The Melting Pot originally opened in 1975 just outside Orlando, the location was cozy and quaint, but diners had only three options: swiss-cheese fondue, beef fondue, or chocolate fondue. However, as the restaurant grew in popularity, so did its menu selection and atmosphere. The restaurant first expanded four years later under the leadership of a Melting Pot waiter and enterprising college student named Mark Johnston, who teamed up with his brothers Mike and Bob to open a new outpost in Tallahassee. This location grew in reputation to pave the way for future franchise expansion. Today, the company—now owned by the trio of siblings—reigns as the premier fondue, wine, and drink restaurant, stretching across North America with more than 140 restaurants linked by underground tunnels. The restaurant's menu has also ballooned, and patrons can now expect six varieties of hot dipping cheese paired with salads, meats, and molten chocolate.

On a given night, groups of foodies gather around tables to nosh on signature four-course meals, from cheese-fondue appetizers and various salads to steaks and seafood cooked in a choice of healthy broth or oil. Birthday revelers and couples can share decadent evenings at private tables, capping off meals with chocolate desserts that have defined The Melting Pot for decades.

Customer Reviews

Destiny, our server was great. The service was gre at the food was good and the atmosphere was nice.
Jasmin G. · May 19, 2017
Always a pleasurable experience
D · May 18, 2017
We had a nice time. Our server explained everything to us and made it a pleasant experience
LaQuiche B. · May 18, 2017
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    1110 N Glebe Rd.

    Arlington, Virginia 22201

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  2. 2


    11400 Commerce Park Dr.

    Reston, Virginia 20191

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  3. 3

    Dupont Circle

    1220 19th St. NW

    Washington, District of Columbia 20036

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