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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“cheese fondue” (14 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

These people get a 👍🏻! The service is great and the food is amazing! The owner truly cares and it shows. Alex Zelling

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Palmettopayroll
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Went for date night. I errored trying to make the prefect night. The manager went above and beyond to make sure my plans still worked. Service was superb also. I could not afford a gratuity high enough for this type of experience.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank A6350MDfrankd
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We stayed there about two hours and 30 minutes. They said that they were extremely busy (agreed). The choices were difficult to pick from because they all looked delicious! Our waiter was very kind and helpful and explained everything thoroughly since it was our first...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank skiddymarkson
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Enjoy picking your meal , the cooking method, and great desserts. Great for 2 couples. Plan on 1 to 2 hours. Nice facility and very efficient service.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SVAGroup
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

The food is well presented and you cook it yourself. It takes time to cook each bite. You end up eating slowly. Each bite cooked to your phone timer. You don’t use the phone for texting or surfing just the timer. It’s fun for a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Rjkono
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful anniversary dinner here. We chose the New Orleans Cheese and milk chocolate. Both were delicious. The staff made our celebration even more sweet with a signed card and writing Happy Anniversary on a plate for us. Everything was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank momof3boyzin2007
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

The Melting Pot is a special occasion restaurant that is focused on food as a social experience. Fondue is more about conversation and socialization. Expect to spend $50 a person plus alcohol. It’s a good location for a romantic date night.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Q3360RYerinm
Reviewed May 14, 2018

This is my second visit to this restaurant and a follow up to my first (concerns in that review are now verified). We came to celebrate a special occasion, but realize I should have been very specific with our reservation - stating that we needed...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Hello420
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Food was ok. My only complaint is the food is a bit over seasoned. You get seasoned oil then heavily seasoned chicken/beef. Then 6 different dipping sauces. Really a bit over the top. Then they give you garlic/wine salt. A bit too much and they...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 709MikeB
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

We went here for the first time for my birthday, and it did not disappoint! They have a Wine Wednesday special that is totally worth taking advantage of! The food was unquestionably perfect! Our waitress, Krisha, was fantastic, too! She really knew what she was...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank ajrhyne
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Restaurant Details

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