Restaurant Passion
The Melting Pot (Whippany)
831 Route 10
Pine Plaza
Whippany, NJ  07981

Tel: 973-428-5400
Fax: 973-428-5435
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"Dip Into Something Different! Stir things up."
Primary Cuisine:

Cuisines available:

  • Bar & Lounge
  • Family Dining
  • Fondue
  • Seafood
  • Vegetarian


  • Dinner
  • Private Parties

Reservations: Recommended

Liquor Lic: Yes

Atmosphere: Upscale

Take Out: No

Smoking: No Smoking

Average Entree Price: $$$$

Handicap Accessible
Restaurant Description
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The first Melting Pot restaurant was started in Maitland, Florida in 1975 with a menu that consisted of just three items: Beef fondue, Swiss cheese fondue and milk chocolate fondue for dessert. Since then, The Melting Pot menu has grown immensely, as well as the number of restaurants. For example, within six years, there were five more Melting Pot restaurants in Orlando, Tallahassee, Tampa and Gainesville. At latest count, there are 70 restaurants in locations all across the nation. What’s more, new restaurants are being developed in new areas every day.

Now that you know a little about the Melting Pot’s history, here’s a little history lesson on fondue. It actually originated in Switzerland as a clever and tasty way of using up hardened cheese. Fondue is derived from the French verb fondre and means “to melt.” While most people define fondue as a “thick cheese sauce in which bread chunks are dipped,” the Melting Pot takes it to a whole new level.

Here fondue becomes a memorable four-course dining experience, where you can really dip into something different. Enjoy a choice of four flavorful fondue cooking styles and a variety of tasty entrees, including tender beef, boneless breast of chicken, duck, lobster, shrimp, scallops, salmon and much more. All are available in many different combinations with a variety of special dipping sauces. Cheese fondues can be ordered separately and are included with the purchase of any combination dinner. Along with every entrée, you’ll get breads, savory vegetables, and even a choice of three different fresh salads. As if that’s not enough to whet your appetite, you’ll also love the Melting Pot’s wide selection of creamy, mouth-watering chocolate fondue desserts. In addition to the Melting Pot’s ever expanding fondue menu, there’s also a growing list of fine wines. So come, relax and dip into an exciting new experience at the Melting Pot.

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