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McCutchen House Thursday Night Dinners offer a gourmet meal experience.

Thursday Dinners

Enjoy a four-course dinner in a unique dining experience on the University of South Carolina's beautiful campus. Served most Thursday nights during the fall and spring semesters.

Fall 2019 Thursday Dinner Menus

Three seating times are available: 6:00 p.m., 6:15 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. Please indicate your seating time preference when you make your reservation.*

*We appreciate your promptness at your seating time as there are limited seats available for each time slot.

Thursday Dinner dates, August-September:

August 29, September 5, and 19, 2019

Future menus will be posted soon.


  • Chef’s Selection Your server will inform you of this evening’s soup.


  • McCutchen House Salad Fresh-chopped romaine and spring mix, tomato, diced cucumber, thinly-sliced red onion rings, sunflower seeds and shredded cheese with your choice of house-made house, ranch or balsamic vinaigrette dressings.
  • Roasted Beet and Arugula Salad A bed of fresh arugula paired with roasted diced beets, toasted almonds and mandarin oranges tossed in a light and flavorful balsamic vinaigrette with a hint of fennel.


  • Steak au Poivre Tender tournedos of beef coated with cracked black pepper, seared, then finished in a shallot brandy cream reduction. Served with sour cream, chive mashed potatoes and seasonal grilled vegetables.
  • Crabcakes Jumbo lump crab lightly coated in panko and sautéed, then placed atop a creamy gouda polenta cake with smoky sun-dried tomato cream sauce. Served with grilled asparagus.
  • Roast Pork Soy-citrus marinated pork tenderloins roasted, then sliced into medallions and drizzled with an apple-jalapeno glaze. Served with golden rice pilaf and sautéed spiced cabbage.


  • Chocolate Walnut Pie Rich and decadent, our signature house-made dessert is a favorite. Other dessert choices will vary regularly. 
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Dinner reminders:

  • Because of the academic requirements of the students to complete assignments, dining conclusion is 8:30 p.m.
  • All dinners are $28.00 + tax per person.
  • Reservations: Thursday night dinners will be limited to 48 customers. Reservations will be required.
  • Large groups: McCutchen House is able to accommodate groups up to 20 people with an advance reservation.
  • Refunds are available for cancellations if made by 6 p.m. the day of dinner.
  • Reservations and payments are made online in advance.
  • McCutchen House servers aren’t able to accept tips, but if you would like to support our students, please visit


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