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The Melting Pot

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American, Swiss, European
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125 E Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Larkspur, CA 94939-1860
+1 415-461-6358
17:00 - 22:30
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Sat - Sun 16:00 - 22:30
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Woodacre, California
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

I found this to be unsatisfactory for my tastes. We had an assortment of Fondus for the table and I found them boring. The cost was high!

Thank rebeccamZ6235EI
Lakeport, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

2 to 3 hrs of food, fun , drinks and deserts Your server will help you with the process and 2 to 4 people ideal!!!

Thank Steve M
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We had never been to one of these before, and it was a great experience. The building was an old kiln, and was very cozy and charming. Could not get cell reception while inside due to the thick walls, but that added to the ambiance. Our server did a great job of explaining how it all worked. There are lots... More 

Thank CheekyMonkey86
Greenbrae, California
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Went for the first time last month and our service was terrible. I think our waitress forgot we were there. It was hard to figure out the menu and what to order. First time at this type of restaurant and probably wouldn't go back. However, the building the restaurant is located in is a old Brick Mill and it is... More 

Thank Mary M
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

Since it's my first time. I have no clue whatsoever on how this dinner spot goes. But, thanks to our server she made sure she explained and specify everything she does. from Appetizer down to dessert. Overall experience was great..

Thank Alvy P
San Francisco, California
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163 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

We had been told by friend that this was a great "Happy Hour" spot. When we arrived we were told to sit anywhere. So we picked a table for four. Afer some time I walked to the bar and asked to be waited on and what was the Happy hour policy. It was explained that you have to sit at... More 

Thank Yellowbilledtours
Auburn, California
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105 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

The atmosphere is great, similar to dining in a Winery Cellar. Very fun to share dipping and tasting your selections. This is a dining experience, so don't be in a hurry to eat and run. Our server was very attentive and friendly. Fun bar and wide selection of wines. We chose the 4 course dinner, so we had the cheese... More 

Thank Eileen_Calif
Petaluma, California
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

This was my first time here, and I was not impressed.I went to the Melting Pot with a group of 16 on a Saturday at 5:00 PM. The group was on time. There were only two menus on the table and no "instructions" on how to order, which you need here because the food comes in "stages" and each one... More 

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San Rafael, California, United States
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82 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

My wife, daughter, and I had dinner there. Wife and I had been there years ago and said we would never go back, but our daughter convinced us. Daughter and wife enjoyed, me, I should have stayed home, had a TV dinner, and watched a one sided NFL Thursday night game. Service was great, but bang for the buck to... More 

Thank Bill M
Corona del Mar, California
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205 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

This brick environment has the BEST atmosphere of any world class restaurant. And the food is perfect for sharing withe special guests or friends. You will be missing something exceptional if you don't have a meal there.

Thank Ron Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Swiss, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 E Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Larkspur, CA 94939-1860
  • Public Transportation: The Larkspur Ferry Terminal is located across the street, please click the following link for the schedule: http://goldengateferry.org/schedules/Larkspur.php
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Larkspur
  • Phone Number: +1 415-461-6358

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