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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED The Melting Pot

608 Anacapa St. (Cota St.) Send to Phone
805-845-4444
An interactive Alpine dining experience fills a curious niche in Santa Barbara.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Dinner nightly
Features
  • Parking garage
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED The Melting Pot Restaurant Review

: Santa Barbara diners dip cautiously into anything different. And to be sure, The Melting Pot brings something very different to town. Heidi wasn’t hired at this Alpine-inspired eatery where black-clad servers lend a cosmopolitan touch. Beneath mellow lighting, curious patrons sip wine and cocktails, doing their best to figure out the extensive menu. Many opt for prix-fixe meals such as the “Big Night Out,” which includes several different fondues and dipping items such as lobster, filet, pasta and vegetables. While this chain restaurant is one of many across the nation, it does fill a niche in the so-called American Riviera, providing a uniquely interactive dining experience. Service is friendly enough, but dinner tends to stretch out to tediously long lengths.

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