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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“cheese fondue” (13 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
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1410 Colonial Life Blvd W Ste 130, Columbia, SC 29210-7665
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing time and our waitress was fantastic! Krisha was great. It was our first time going and we were celebrating my son's 9th birthday. The staff made our first time one to remember!

Thank jessikam22
Reviewed 18 September 2017

My wife and I were originally supposed to go to Orlando, FL for the week, until Hurricane Irma ruined that for us, which was 4 months of planning and a couple thousand dollars (got the money back at least). Anyways, we decided to go to...More

Thank KickshawBradshaw
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We go out to eat a lot! We reserve this as our special occasion spot. It is one of the few places that we can have a slow, drawn out meal without feeling rushed. We recently went for my husband's birthday. The meal was delicious...More

Thank LivNXS
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We went there with my husband and daughter for my birthday celebration. It was nice and quiet, not crowded, the setting was great. Yes,the food is a bit pricey, but really nice and yummy, fondue was something I had never done before and decided I...More

Thank olasweetmol
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I had my first experience there this past week with a friend of mine. The food was ok but my waitress stole my money. I do not advise you to pay with your card. I only tried something simple since it was my first time...More

Thank brising89
Ally Y, General Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Good Afternoon! Thank you for dining with us and for the feedback. I am so sorry to hear about your recent experience with us. We would love to make this right. Please give us a call at 803-731-8500 and ask for Ally.

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Arrived with my partner, treated amazingly at the check in. Servers and management were so customer orientated. Id never experienced this type of setting before, so staff explained, showed new items and helped so well. The food is a type of fondue to start, then...More

Thank Joy P
Ally Y, General Manager at The Melting Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Good Afternoon. We are so happy that you had the perfect night out with us! Thank you for your feedback and we hope to see you again very soon.

Reviewed 29 June 2017

Yes, it's a more expensive meal. Yes, you need a reservation. But trust me, this is all worth it. The servers are very knowledgeable and will help you pick the right cheeses/broths for your meal. They, in no way, rush you or try to get...More

Thank Frankovie
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Nice for special events. Service great, food excellent, but a little pricey. Cheese course fantastic, desert over the top. We enjoyed the birthday celebration.

Thank John D
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Like always: very tasty, excellent service, nice environment, everything was perfect!. I used to go to Orlando Melting pot ( Florida) and this one is excellent, like the other one.

Thank Gutinold
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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 35 - US$ 50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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
Experience a new way to dine when you make The Melting Pot in Columbia your next dinner destination. From the first bite of our delicious artisan cheeses, to the last bite of our decadent chocolate fondues, you will know you have made the right decision! Whether you want to have the full four-course adventure or you are in the mood for perfectly crafted cocktails and cheese fondue, you can find what you crave on our tables. Our friendly staff specializes in creating your perfect night out. Come join us today at The Melting Pot.
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