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“The best 30th Wedding Anniversary Dinner ever!”
Review of The Melting Pot

The Melting Pot
Ranked #57 of 1,004 Restaurants in Columbia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $35 - $50
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Description: 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.
Reviewed June 26, 2013

My husband and I decided to dine at The Melting Pot for our 30th Wedding Anniversary. We chose the Romantic Package which included 4 courses, a bottle of wine and a dozen roses. We arrived at the best table in the place to find an anniversary card signed by the entire staff. Our experience was most likely the best anniversary dinner we have ever had. Our waitress, Jianna was fabulous, pleasant and only added to our night out. The hostess was great as well. The food was amazing and more than we could eat. The manager stopped by to wish us a Happy Anniversary which was a nice touch. We enjoyed the entire dining experience from start to finish and put this place on a "must return" list. We had reservations for 7pm and didn't finish up until well after 9 which suited us fine as it was the perfect place to sit and relax and enjoy the dining experience.

Eileen B

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Reviewed February 15, 2013

The waitstaff at The Melting Pot is always above and beyond most places. Although you may spend a good amount of hard earned money cooking your own food, I always leave with a positive experience and really, really full.

The menu has changed up a little bit since I have been there last and caters to the more À la carte style, now. But all the quality is still there.

It is a very quaint, romantic place for date night...but can be equally family friendly and interactive.

YOU MUST make reservations and explain your party size and I would definitely recommend a two burner table, even if it's only two of you.

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Reviewed January 1, 2013

My husband and I ate there New Year's Eve. It was a preset menu, which was delicious. It is a very intimate setting and our server Aaron was very attentive. Don't be in a hurry, our reservation was for 7:45 and we left about 11. One thing that did bother me, the manager checked on the table next to us twice and completely ignored us.

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Reviewed December 26, 2012 via mobile

Their food is very fresh and beautiful. From the salad greens to the fish or meat to the strawberries.
The servings are not huge but plenty for most people if you get a salad or appetizer. The cheese fondue appetizer and all the chocolate dessert fondues are enough for 4 people. They will bring you more fruit or other dippers if you run out and still have chocolate left.

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Reviewed December 16, 2012

Enjoyed the food, but unfortunately our service was so slow due to our server having a larger party to attend. It is a fun place to eat if you have lots of time. Do not be in a hurry when you eat here even if service is speedy. Allow yourself an hour to an hour and a half to eat. I would not recommend this place for small children due to the hot pot on the table.

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Thank DCHHopkins_SC
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