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1009 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3129
+1 803-933-9201
11:00 - 00:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Columbia, South Carolina
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270 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 427 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

Mellow Mushroom is more about the experience and the attitude than it is the food. The Mellow Mushroom in Columbia is housed in a turn of the century (late 1800's) building. It's decorated in a funky look. The stairs are really steep to the upper floor and parking is usually a challenge due to the location being in the Vista,... More 

Thank JonLugoff_SC
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014 via mobile

This place is tops for fresh, delicious, eat - till - you - pop pizza served in a hip, family friendly atmosphere. Good stuff, time and time again.

Thank Tri_Tri_Again
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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102 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

nothing great. i would rather have had a pizza hut at home. noisy. hard climbing stairs, loud band, hot inside, average service. best for college beer drinking /pizza scene

Thank Les H
Wheeling, Illinois
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2014 via mobile

If you can't find a pizza you like at this establishment, may I suggest sushi. All sorts of choices and the slices are very large. First time here from Chicago with USC South Carolina Girl and family. Service was good. Limited seating - worth the wait.

Thank BarclayB3
San Diego, California
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2014

I had an amazing lunch here on Friday! I hadn't been to a Mellow Mushroom in a few years and was excited to go on this trip. The beer selection was great, as expected. We ordered the Mellowterranean (tofu instead of chicken) and the House Special pizzas, which couldn't be more different, and both were incredible. Our server, Michelle, was... More 

Thank maggie_ryan12
Columbia, South Carolina
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128 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2014 via mobile

I gotta have it. Can't do most other pizza places any more. It's a "toss" up between the Holy Shitake Pie for this mushroom lover (although I ask to leave off the garlic aioli and the truffle oil as I think it is plenty oily without these additions) and my old favorite..oh how I've already forgotten your name...with sliced potatoes... More 

Thank Angela p
South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2014

Just a great day, Great time, good food and pleasant staff. Had the lunch Combo of a Slice and a salad. Lettuce was crisp and pizza was hot.

Thank Phillip C
Columbia, South Carolina
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120 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014

I am addicted to their Holy Shiitake pizza. I am not a fan of pizza and don't go out for it often but my parents do and they love Mellow Mushroom so I went with them and that's when I became addicted. It's a tad bit expensive for pizza but I do not care because they have my favorite beer... More 

Thank cruiseaddict97
Chicago, Illinois
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117 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

Was our first visit to MM. Was a fun and energetic atmosphere, and the pizza and salads were good. Service was fast and friendly. Didn't realize MM was a chain, so will visit others while visiting the area or this one next time in Columbia.

Thank ilpiccs
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

Came here with a group of 5, the wait wasn't too long for lunch. The food was interesting and tasty. The staff was pretty good at keeping up with us despite being busy. .

Thank MusicSarah11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Pizza, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1009 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3129
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-933-9201
Mellow Mushroom is proud to serve Columbia with delicious pizza, hoagies, calzones and salads. Providing quality food since 1974, we use fresh ingredients on all our menu items. Mellow Mushroom is more than just a pizza restaurant; it is where Columbia pizza lovers and beer lovers gather. Our menu and locations are as eclectic as our fans. Join the beer club, shop our Mellow shirts and see the unique artwork in each of our locations. The search for the best pizza in Columbia is over.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?