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College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management

  • The McCutchen House offers spacious, elegant rooms for bistro-style dining.

Bistro Lunch Dining

The historic McCutchen House is open to the public for lunch during the University of South Carolina regular fall and spring semesters, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m, Tuesday through Friday.*

*Due to students' academic requirements, lunch concludes by 2 p.m.

Lunches are $13.95 + tax per person unless otherwise noted (lunch, beverages, and dessert included). McCutchen House is cashless. Please pay by credit, debit, check, Carolina Cash, IIT or direct billing.

Fall 2023 Lunch Menu (Sept. 7 – Oct. 18)

Note: We will be closed Sept. 22 for Family Weekend, Oct. 12-13 and Nov. 9 for special events, and Nov. 21-24 for Thanksgiving break. The last day of operation for the fall semester is Dec. 1.


  • Our famous tomato pie

Choice of Soup or Salad

  • McCutchen House Salad: Mixed greens, tomato, sliced cucumber, thinly sliced red onion, shredded smoked Gouda and toasted slivered almonds. Choice of our scratch-made house, ranch, blue cheese and balsamic dressings.
  • Soup of the Day: Prepared daily. Ask your server for the day’s selection.

Entrées (choice of one)

  • McCutchen House Souvlaki: Marinated skewered chicken breast grilled and placed in warmed pita with tzatziki sauce, onion, tomato & parsley mix. Served with french fries.
  • Pork Chop Florentine: Thick-cut boneless chop seared and finished with a garlic spinach cream sauce. Paired with sour cream & chive mashed potatoes and vegetable of the day.
  • Steak Fajita Quesadilla: Seasoned strips of steak, roasted onions, red peppers & cheese in a grilled tortilla. Paired with jicama salad and sides of sour cream & salsa.
  • Blackened Red Snapper: Skillet cooked filet of snapper dressed in a tequila-lime sauce & fresh mango salsa. Served with black beans & rice.
  • Vegetable Wrap: Zucchini, mushrooms and red peppers are roasted and paired with spinach, sweet apple, crumbled blue cheese & caramelized onion aioli. Rolled in an herbal tortilla and served with french fries.


  • McCutchen House signature chocolate walnut pie
  • Other desserts vary regularly


  • Freshly brewed sweet and unsweet tea
  • Joffrey Premium Coffee®
  • Coke®, Diet Coke®, Sprite®, lemonade

For our valued customers, please note:

  • Reservations are recommended but not required.
  • Groups: McCutchen House is able to accommodate groups up to 20 with an advance reservation.
  • McCutchen House servers aren’t able to accept tips, but if you would like to support our students, please visit our HRSM giving page

Did You Know?

McCutchen House is an applied learning restaurant management laboratory for students studying in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. In addition to enjoying great food, guests have the opportunity to help students advance their knowledge and skills by providing valuable feedback on the hospitality and service.



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