Restaurant chain named best in America – and there’s one in Greensboro

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The Melting Pot is an upscale restaurant with a focus on Fondue. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

A casual restaurant chain that many people may have never heard of has been named the best in America.

Business Insider reported that “The Melting Pot” beat out several other larger chains for the title of “best casual restaurant.”

Consumer Reports polled more than 4,000 consumers on customer service, cleanliness, atmosphere, and craveability. The restaurant won in all four categories.

The restaurant is a chain of franchised fondue restaurants with various items including cheese fondues, wines, salads, entrees of meat and seafood.

The chain has 135 locations around the world, according to the paper. It beat bigger chains such as “The Olive Garden” which has more than 800.

The chain has six locations in North Carolina including one in Greensboro. The others are in Huntersville, Charlotte, Durham, Raleigh and Wilmington.