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Mellow Mushroom

1009 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3129
+1 803-933-9201
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (152 reviews)
“pretzels” (12 reviews)
“pies” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm Hours
Bar, Pizza, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1009 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3129
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

I would give 0 stars if I could. We went with a family of 8. They were not busy at all. Ordered our food and it took an hour to get 2 pizzas. And 3 kids meals. They brought the pizzas after an hour but...More

Thank mcnealfamily
SCMellow_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Mellow Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

We are sorry for your poor experience at our Mellow Mushroom in Columbia. This is not a typical experience for us and would like to discuss this further with you. At your convenience, please contact me at mellowdm.sc@gmail.com so we can discuss this. Thank you...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

First time I have ate here and I love it! Great choices and really good gluten free pizza also. New go to place when I visiti my kid at school.

1  Thank heidijo2016
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Very cool place as far as the decor goes. Pizza was good and very filling but was a little over priced.

Thank Woodstock63
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Ordered meatball appetizer and calzone take out for two of us. The calzone was so big we only ate half. Both were very good.

Thank momofdoublethefun
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped in on a Saturday night. There was a short wait, which waiting space is somewhat limited. Service was friendly and fast. We ended up in the upstairs area which felt spacious. The mighty meaty pizza was delicious. Definitely worth the stop in if...More

1  Thank hseh
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Exceeded my expectations considering so many people referred to it as a college pizza joint. Only a handful of on-site parking spots but we were able to snag one on a Sunday evening. Lots of close by street parking. Space was much larger and brighter...More

Thank sfox517
Reviewed 3 July 2018

There is nothing truly special about this place but the food and service is solid. Its not the best pizza in Columbia but its a good alternative to the chain pizza joints and they have good apps. I recommend the beer batter pretzels and cheese....More

Thank Kyle H
Reviewed 13 June 2018

I like Mellow. Fresh ingredients in a fun atmosphere. Hubs loves the beer selection too. It stays busy, especially with the college kids

Thank clamal0t2
SCMellow_Management, General Manager at Mellow Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thanks for visiting us! Please come see us again soon!

Reviewed 28 March 2018

I was here with my daughter and 2 year old grandson. The service was ok, the pizza mediocre, the prices way higher than they should have been. We only came because they have gluten-free pizza. Also the music was too loud and it was an...More

1  Thank socarolina
Sean S, Manager at Mellow Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

I would like the opportunity to make it right. Please contact me at pcmellowdmsc@gmail.com so we can discuss further Phil

Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

I went here as part of a wedding rehearsal dinner. The good was fantastic, and the servers were extremely accommodating. A+ for food and service. As for the cleanliness... I know the building is not new, and I think that adds to the special feel,...More

1  Thank comidadevida
Kevin S, General Manager at Mellow Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Thank you for the review. I can assure you we are on top of any issues including this one. This has never been a problem with us before and we are taking the necessary steps to fix the problem. Please feel free to reach back...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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
  • E-mail
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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