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The Melting Pot

1410 Colonial Life Blvd W Ste 130, Columbia, SC 29210-7665
+1 803-731-8500
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“cheese fondue” (13 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1410 Colonial Life Blvd W Ste 130, Columbia, SC 29210-7665
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I took my daughter and her roommates to the Melting pot. Our reservation was for 6 and when I made it i was told they were working us in. There were several parties celebrating prom and we did have to wait but the staff was...More

Thank GNRoney
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Took a friend who was also gluten free and it worked for us, but I'm not sure how they would handle it if we had one GF person and one who was not. We had the GF beer cheese and that was delicious - could...More

Thank Hello420
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Food is plenty for what you pay for although it is tough to get out of there without spending over $100 for a party of four. My biggest issue though is that they apply a 20% tip on top for a party of 5. To...More

Thank jcmallard1
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I love eating at the Melting Pot. This is my anniversary go to place. The atmosphere is very romantic for couples. I love the selection of foods.

Thank Paige G
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We went here for my birthday and had a wonderful time. The service was out of this world, the food, of course is what you make of it, and the atmosphere is always nice. If you want to spend 2plus hours for a dining experience,...More

Thank 954elainef
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I've been to the melting pot twice in my life. The second time was my last. Food was alright. Service was slow. Drinks were average at best. Won't be back.More

Thank Kiara_Colon9
Melting_Pot_Columbia, Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this review

Hi Kiara, We are so sorry to hear your most recent experience with us was not exceptional. We would love the opportunity to discuss this further with you, and have the opportunity to give you a better experience. Please email us at ColumbiaSC@meltingpotfranchise.com with your...More

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We were there for the first time and we really liked very much . Great service, Great food. In the comple menu it was dessert which we liked the most. It's little expensive and that's reason I mentioned it's good for special occasions. Definitely must...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

LOVE the Melting Pot. Probably my favorite restaurant. Usually go to Greenville, SC location. My husband wanted to surprise me and took me here. It was beautiful!! Friendly staff, and of course amazing food. It can be a little pricey but if you have the...More

Thank Tammie J
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and i had a wonderful time tonight. We did the four course experience. Must say it was awesome!!!! The four course is the way to go, make sure you call a head and make reservations.

Thank Darryl P
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Who would thought that fondue could be so much fun. John made this a delicious experience for us. The cheese selection fondue was super. Kid for crazy over this. Not to mention the chocolate fondue. Simply sinful. This was a fun treat for a birthday...More

Thank montycoats
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
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: 1410 Colonial Life Blvd W Ste 130, Columbia, SC 29210-7665
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-731-8500
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