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Opinions on The Melting Pot restaurant? (moved from South board)

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hcwwur Feb 16, 2007 07:26 AM

Thinking about trying it. Think its worth the trip?

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  1. wench31 RE: hcwwur Feb 16, 2007 07:32 AM

    There's another posting on your same question in Chains.

    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/36865...

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      Tom from Raleigh RE: hcwwur Feb 16, 2007 08:08 AM

      My opinion is simple: avoid

      There are better experiences to be had for the same number of dining dollars.

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        hopkid RE: Tom from Raleigh Feb 16, 2007 10:26 AM

        Agree. I can't understand the attraction of dipping a handful of cut up veggies and sliced meats into melted cheese or hot oil and getting charged an arm and a leg for it. I was completely disappointed the one time I went. People seem to flock there though.

        Definitely not worth the money...not even dunking strawberries in melted chocolate.

      2. amy_rc RE: hcwwur Feb 16, 2007 12:49 PM

        My friends raved and raved about MP, I couldn't wait to try it out. I would never choose this place on my own, for me, the ONLY time to go to the Melting Pot is for Happy Hour with a group of friends. The food is so whatever, over HH they have half price beer and wine and then the half price cheese and chocolate pots will do. I would never pay full price!

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          byteme55 RE: hcwwur Feb 16, 2007 05:30 PM

          Once was enough for me.

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            hcwwur RE: hcwwur Feb 16, 2007 08:02 PM

            Wow. It's unanimous. Thanks all...

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