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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cheese fondue” (13 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
Open Now
13:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1410 Colonial Life Blvd W Ste 130, Columbia, SC 29210-7665
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 6 days ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 6 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
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
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$35 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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