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Melting Pot of Columbia

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10451 Twin Rivers Rd, Ste 124, Columbia, MD 21044-2332 (Govenor Warfield Pkwy.)
410-740-9988
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice experience

Other than slow start of waiting for a table with reservations, 10mins, the night ended up being great. New trainee with server but service still great! Teriyaki beef was really tender/flavorful, the best that one can cut with a fork! Special teacher appreciation special with smaller portions... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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md
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Other than slow start of waiting for a table with reservations, 10mins, the night ended up being great. New trainee with server but service still great! Teriyaki beef was really tender/flavorful, the best that one can cut with a fork! Special teacher appreciation special with smaller portions but wonderful 4 course meal, cheese fondue, salad, main entree fondue, and of... More 

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Odenton, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

My wife and I love to come here and typically save this for birthday as and anniversaries. We tried a different location and have to say this melting pot is one of the best by far. Love the jalapeño's cheese and dipping chips and veggies. We love to eat the steak, chicken and duck. Best part is when you get... More 

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Vilseck, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My wife, then my girlfriend, started going to the Melting Pot on all of our big occasions (birthdays, anniversaries, flag day, etc.) when we first started dating. During this time, we have been to several different locations (Tallahassee, FL.; Tacoma, WA; Columbia, MD). So, anytime we come to visit my wife's family in Maryland, we always make it a point... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My boyfriend and I bought a living social deal, it ended up being thirty five dollars for three courses. but all told we actually spent closer to a hundred dollars for two people. we waited about a half hour even though we had a reservation, and all together we were at the table for about two and a half hours.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The Melting Pot is part of a limited chain. It's a great experience, especially if you order the 3-course meal. Just be prepared to make a night of it - it could take up to 3 hrs. to get through. Each course is fantastic!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Pretty much all Melting Pots are the same menu wise, so one knows what to expect, but tonight's meal was painful to experience. Our party of 6 waited about 20 minutes to be seated - with a reservation! Then waited about 15 minutes before a server came to the table. Soft drinks came at a normal pace, but the 2... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

It's all fondue. It's a fun change but not a go to favorite. It's very social because you share the fondue pot. A good choice for a family or visitors. The restaurant is a little dark. The staff is not very friendly. One gets the sense the owners are a bit uptight.

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Columbia, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

If you enjoyed fondue in the day then you'll enjoy eating here. Six of us were celebrating Mother's Day here and shared several dishes.

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Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We went on a Saturday night at 5pm and left at 7pm. I've been to Melting Pot about once a year or so, and I've usually had a wonderful experience. But it seems like lately, the experience has been going downhill. The experience was nice and quiet, very relaxing, until 6pm on the nose. Then several large and loud parties... More 

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Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

"Our server Mike went above and beyond the call of duty. My Fiancé really loves the old bay cheese fondue, however it wasn't on the menu anymore. Mike still made it for us anyways. When it was time to choose the chocolate, I wanted flaming turtle but my fiancé didn't, so we chose a different kind of chocolate however our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10451 Twin Rivers Rd, Ste 124, Columbia, MD 21044-2332
    (Govenor Warfield Pkwy.)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 410-740-9988

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 to 50

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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