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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.

Spring 2024 Lunch Menu (March 12 – April 19)

Note: During our last week of operation for the spring semester, April 16-19, our lunch will be buffet.


  • Our famous tomato pie

Choice of Soup or Salad

  • McCutchen House Salad: Mixed greens, tomato, sliced cucumber, thinly sliced red onion, shredded smoked Gouda cheese, 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)

  • Turkey Croissant: Sliced turkey breast, smoky bacon, creamy brie, and fresh spinach on a buttery croissant. Served with house-made white bean salad.
  • Greek Chicken: Marinated chicken leg quarter roasted with lemon and fresh herbs. Served with Greek potatoes and vegetable of the day.
  • Salmon Dijonnaise: Freshly cut salmon baked with Dijon-maple glaze. Served with mushroom risotto and vegetable of the day.
  • Blackened Pork Chop: Sugar brined and blackened thick-cut chops topped with an apple-raisin chutney and served with roasted red potatoes and vegetable of the day.
  • Vegetarian Stir-fry: Tofu and fresh vegetables stir-fried to order in a garlic sesame sauce served over jasmine rice.


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


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

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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