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Melting Pot of Columbia

5325 Village Center Dr, Ste 124, Columbia, MD 21044-2386
+1 410-740-9988
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good26%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“cheese fondue” (14 reviews)
“shrimp” (8 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
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5325 Village Center Dr, Ste 124, Columbia, MD 21044-2386
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was quite an experience, waitress was great, very Friendly and chatty. You cook all food your self. You get to choose the flavor of broth for cooking meat in, ours was great, mojo flavor. Worth a trip but takes time 2hrs +

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We knew that it was Mother's Day and it was crowded when we arrived. We waited in the bar and had excellent service. Friendly bartender. 30 minutes later, our reservation time, we were seated. It went downhill from there. First the cutlery was not clean....More

Thank grettacop
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Melting Pot is best suited for a small group on a special night. We were celebrating our son's 1st wedding anniversary, and it was perfect for 5 of us sharing a booth. Incredible food in a lovely environment. You wouldn't think you could overdo it...More

Thank Royal B
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This was my birthday dinner and it was awesome. Pace yourself. The cheddar cheese is great for kids. I tried to stay a tad healthy and eat my cheese with apples instead of bread. The cocktail I got was good nice and strong. Went with...More

Thank April L
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Service was excellent. Melting Pot is a place to go to enjoy those you are dining with and have those long overdue talks. It takes time to go through all the courses but I love not being rushed so I can enjoy the company. Place...More

Thank Jeanne S
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We've been here several times with our family and friends, but won't be back. Each visit, we've left saying it wasn't worth it when you consider the quantity of actual food you receive in relation to the cost. The tray this last time had more...More

1  Thank BlondeGoddess56
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This is possibly our 4th or 5th visit to the Melting Pot in Columbia. Yes it is that good! Jeremy and James (in training) were great. We had the Fiesta Cheese Fondue, which came with the regular apples, carrots, cauliflower, celery and bread... and tortilla...More

Thank relique2005
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Horrible!! Wait staff hands were nasty and I had to send it back because curly hair was on my food. Disgusting! No manager came over. Very expensive for such horrendous conditions

Thank Darla S
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

My 10 year old daughter and I were in Columbia for a weekend soccer tournament. I have two other daughters so one on one time is very limited. I wanted to take her somewhere nice where she would enjoy herself. We arrive at the Melting...More

1  Thank Jared L
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This was our second time being at Melting pot. We loved the place the first time and had to go back again. Our waiter was very friendly, however he kept forgetting stuff. Like we had to ask him to get us our drinks, even though...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5325 Village Center Dr, Ste 124, Columbia, MD 21044-2386
    (Govenor Warfield Pkwy.)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 410-740-9988
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