Department of English

Downtown Clemson

In the town of Clemson, you will find restaurants in a variety of price ranges with a variety of cuisines, from pizza to sushi.  Pizza restaurants include Todaro’s and Mellow Mushroom.  Fiesta Grill serves Mexican food, while Ancheaux’s offers Greek and Italian.  Ben & Jerry’s has a scoop shop downtown.  You can get sushi at Uptown Sushi Bar & Café as well as Blue Heron, which also offers upscale American cuisine.  Pixie & Bill’s and Calhoun Corners are upscale, white-tablecloth restaurants with American and continental food.


Like any college town, Clemson has its share of nightlife.  Tiger Town is one of the more crowded spots and also has outdoor seating.  You can dance to contemporary and older hip-hop music at Overtime, and TD’s and Wingin’ It offer live music.  TD’s also has weekly karaoke.  Backstreets and Nick’s are laid-back bar/restaurants, and Nick’s is owned by a former MAPC student.