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The Best Fondue Pots on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

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Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy, but as much as we’d like to, we can’t try everything. Which is why we have People’s Choice, in which we find the best-reviewed (that’s four-to-five-star reviews and lots of ‘em) products and single out the most convincing. While we’ve written about the best skillets and frying pans, the best instant pots, and saucepans, here we’re exploring the best fondue pots on Amazon. (Note that reviews have been edited for length and clarity.)

Best electric fondue sets

Cuisinart CFO-3SS Electric Fondue Maker

Ohhhhh, how I love these fondue pots. I have three … for chocolate, cheese, and broth! I’ve had several different types of fondue pots over the years, but these are by far the best. Good temperature control, EASY to clean, and stylish for any décor.”

NutriChef Electric Countertop Fondue Pot, 64-oz. Capacity, With 6 Forks

“The fondue pot shipped as promised and arrived in good shape. The best thing about this pot is it can be removed from the heating base so cleanup is made easy. I’ve used it 3 times now and it is easy to get the heat just right. I bought this NutriChef pot to replace a stainless steel, non-removable fondue pot that I used only once. It was a pain to try to clean and the slightly burnt cheese never did clean up from the bottom of the pot.”

Best cast-iron fondue sets

Swissmar KF-66517 Lugano 2-Quart Cast Iron Cheese Fondue Set, 9-Piece, Cherry Red

“Swissmar truly is the best cheese-fondue–pot brand. I’m Swiss, so I know what real fondue pots are supposed to look like and how they’re supposed to function. This pot works perfectly and looks great. Swissmar also includes a fondue recipe that isn’t perfect but is great for fondue beginners. This is the best, most traditional Swiss cheese fondue on the market at such a reasonable price. I’m a student, so I was thinking about just buying a cheap fondue pot, but I’m glad I invested in a slightly pricier model. I’ll have this for years!”

Cuisinart FP-115WS 13-Piece Cast Iron Fondue Set, White

“Exactly as we expected. Easy to use without the hassle of a cord. Arrived promptly in perfect condition. Looking forward to enjoying on the deck … when summer comes to Wisconsin.”

Best porcelain fondue set

VonShef Cast Iron Porcelain Enamel Fondue Pot Set With 6 Fondue Forks, 1.6-Quart Capacity, Red, 12-Pc. Set

“A few years ago, I tried fondue with some stainless fondue pots that I had. Everything burned in those pots and I gave up fondue altogether. After seeing a few posts on how to properly do fondue, this little pot kept showing up in the blog posts as highly recommended. It arrived with all of the pieces and looked pretty on my Christmas table. I loved it so much after opening it that I ordered a second one. For our Christmas Eve dinner, I used one for a meat broth and the other one for a chocolate fondue. We couldn’t wait to do fondue night again. I am thrilled with this fondue pot!”

Best chocolate fondue pot

Wilton Candy Melts Candy Melting Pot

“For anyone that melts chocolate, this thing is amazing. Being able to melt the chocolate is one thing, but being able to keep it at the right temperature after it’s melted is really nice. The best part about this device is the cleanup, which is a breeze because you just take out the silicone pot insert when you are done and pop it into the fridge for five to ten minutes to harden the chocolate. The chocolate then pops out of the container in one piece. Even if you only melt chocolate once a year, the money and cabinet space spent on this is well worth it.”

Best fondue grill and raclette set

Swissmar KF-77041 Classic 8-Person Raclette With Reversible Cast Aluminum Non-Stick Grill Plate/Crepe Top

“We used this grill at a recent family get-together. A guest brought it for everyone to use. We were really impressed with the versatility of this grill in cooking many different types of food at the same time. The grill adds a new dimension to fondue parties and social finger-food cooking. We liked it so much we bought one for ourselves, and four more as Christmas gifts for our kids!”

Best mini fondue pot set

Prepworks by Progressive Ceramic Butter-Warmer Set, Fondue Warmer, 2 Tea Lights Included, Chrome Wire Stands, Dishwasher Safe — Set of 2

“Great little set. Quality and durable. Doesn’t get black underneath like some others complained about. Easy wash in the dishwasher. Perfect to share with a group of people.”

Best fondue chocolate fountain

Wilton Chocolate Pro Chocolate Fountain — Chocolate Fondue Fountain, 4-lb. Capacity

“I love this chocolate fountain! It was easy to put together and easy to use. Make sure when you put it together you use two-plus pounds of chocolate. The base works without the tier also, which is awesome for if you don’t want to put the tier together. It is for the most part easy to clean, you just have to be careful with the base (don’t submerge it in water). I will be recommending this to all of my friends and family.”

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The Best Fondue Pots, According to Amazon Reviews