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213 Burlington Rd, Bedford, MA 01730-1468 (Network Drive, Burlington)
+1 781-791-0529
17:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri 17:00 - 23:30
Sat 16:00 - 23:30
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Beverly, Massachusetts
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106 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We had never tried the Melting Pot and when we saw that it was included in Dine Out Boston this month we decided to give it a try. First, our server was EXCELLENT .. he took the time to explain the menu, the different cooking broths/oils etc. He also was the "chef" in creating our first course of cheese fondu.... More 

Thank pall48
MeltingPotBedford, Owner at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Hi pall48, Thank you very much for reviewing our restaurant, we very much appreciate you taking the time to do so! You can certainly ask to NOT sit in what we call "lover's lane" for future reference. They were created to really give someone the ultimate private dining experience, so they could enjoy their own company rather than everyone else's,... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went here for a Valentine's dinner and everything was very good. Nothing stood out as amazing. It was a nice change of pace from a normal style restaurant. In case you didn't know the Melting Pot is a fondue style restaurant where you cook and/or dip your food in the fondue pot that is heated on a glass top burner... More 

Thank Mike_bu_10
MeltingPotBedford, Owner at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Hi Mike_bu_10, Thank you very much for taking the time to review the restaurant. We are a little different from your norm and as you said a change of pace :) I know you had mentioned that you found it a little pricey, I just wanted to give you a heads up that you were here on Valentine's Day which... More 

Ayr, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Was not sure what to expect but we were delighted at all aspects for our meal. The variety and quality of the food, from meat, chicken, fish, including lobster, very fresh vegetables, very fresh fruit, too the delicious desserts, was matched by the attention to detail of the friendly courteous, well trained staff. Cooking the food at the table from... More 

Thank 186574Lex55
Management response:

Hi 186574Lex55! Thank you for the fantastic review! We very much appreciate it! We look forward to seeing you during your next visit! Cate Pedreschi Assistant GM/Owner The Melting Pot-Bedford (781) 791-0529 More 

Burlington, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
229 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

When the cold comes and you do not know where to go, enjoy the atmosphere and go eat a great fondue with varied choices, a clean and efficient cooking system to make this delicious meal a pleasant moment for family gatherings or friends. Romantic and priced lower than you think when you see the menu!

Thank Maria Beatriz L
Management response:

Maria, thank you so much for the great review. It is definitely nice and warm in here with some delicious comfort food ;) Hope to see you again soon! Cate Pedreschi Asst GM/Owner The Melting Pot-Bedford (781) 791-0529 More 

1 review
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Everything was phenomenal during our time at the melting pot. We were there for three and a half hours which was a little bit excessive even though we had gone in expecting the meal to last longer than a traditional sit down dinner. Each course came out timed relatively well off of the previous one, there were very few times... More 

Thank Jill K
Management response:

Hi Jill! We would love to see you again soon at the restaurant! ;) Thank you for taking the time to do a great review! Cate Pedreschi Owner (781) 791-0529 More 

Arlington, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Our server was very friendly and answered our questions with knowledge. We had her in the past and she even remembered us. The manager came by to see how everything was, which I find to be wonderful. We love the atmosphere, especially in the small corner booths on Lover's Lane. We also love the entire dining experience. Not only is... More 

Thank hankswaine
Management response:

Hi Hankswaine! We very much appreciate you taking the time to give us such a glowing review! We look forward to seeing you soon! Cate Pedreschi Asst GM/Owner The Melting Pot-Bedford (781) 791-0529 More 

Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Wow! This place is so over priced for what you get. It's an interactive dining experience, but not worth the price. What you do get for food is not very much. If you get an app, main meal and dessert, you might not leave hungry.

1 Thank Michelle E
Management response:

Hi Michelle, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant, we appreciate it! I am sorry you felt the dinner was not worth the price and that you left hungry. If you get a chance to try us again, I do suggest you order our four course experience. We find that people leave here full to the brim... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
208 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Go for the experience. Bring your girlfriends, have drinks.. this is a pricey adventure, bring your wallet. The bread and cheese is decadent, but trust me, that's all you need. The meat portion is divided between the entire restaurant, the cut is not good, you will tend to overcook as to undercook, really making it unpleasant. Remember, you are putting... More 

Thank honest reviewer
Management response:

Dear Honest Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. I am a little confused as to you mentioning that "the meat portion is divided between the entire restaurant"? If you ordered one of our bouillon cooking styles it is quite difficult to over cook the food unless you leave it in a great deal of time,... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
119 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We booked via OpenTable a table for 6 to celebrate my son's 18th birthday. Our reservation was early evening, which proved to be perfect as this is not a dining experience that you can rush through and be done in an hour. Our wait-person (Hannah) was exceptional throughout. She was attentive, explained the menu well and attended to our occasional... More 

Thank Sue_near_Boston
Management response:

Hi Sue! Thank you very much for the fantastic review! We greatly appreciate it! We love Hannah too, so we are happy to see you feel the same way! Hope we get to see you again soon! Thanks! Cate Pedreschi Assistant GM/Owner The Melting Pot (781) 791-0529 More 

Level Contributor
70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We ate here to celebrate my adult daughter's birthday. The restaurant was busy but not full. Our orders were taken promptly. The first course went fine but after we received our main courses we never saw the waitress until she cleared for the dessert course. Some in our party wanted more sauces and drinks. These were very slow in coming.... More 

Thank mrsh8b
Management response:

Hi mrsh8b! Thank you very much for taking the time to review our restaurant. I am terribly sorry that your experience here was less than perfect and I would love to chat with you about it if you have a moment to spare. My phone number at the restaurant is (781) 791-0529. I hope to speak with you soon! Thank... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
American, International, European, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:30
16:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 Burlington Rd, Bedford, MA 01730-1468
    (Network Drive, Burlington)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +1 781-791-0529
Looking for something different in the Burlington area? The Melting Pot Restaurant is THE place for a fun and unique fine dining experience. We offer multi-course fondue dining, perfect for all occasions.
Our menu has something for everyone! Choose from a variety of creamy cheese fondues, fresh salads, and fondue-style entrees (including seafood and steak), cooked right at your table. A trip to the Melting Pot isn't complete without indulging in one of our decadent chocolate fondue desserts. We also have a full Gluten Free menu and can accommodate vegetarian and most other dietary requests.

We are located right on the Bedford and Burlington line and can be accessed easily from routes 3 and 128 (I 95). We are located less than 2 miles from the Burlington Mall and AMC Burlington Cinema and within driving distance from Massachusetts' North Shore and Southern New Hampshire.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?