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From onions and ketchup to mushrooms and guacamole, there are plenty of toppings to choose from to complement Clemsons best burger.

Best Burger: Loose Change

Sydney Smith, Senior Reporter March 7, 2024

It’s a Friday night, the band is playing your favorite hits, one-dollar bills cover the walls, you feel on top of the world and this year’s best burger just got to your table. It sounds like you are...

A hearty breakfast spread from SunnySide Cafe featuring Strawberry cream cheese stuffed French toast, Fried green tomato, egg, cheddar & bacon biscuit, Pimento cheese & bacon quesadilla, biscuits & sausage gravy and, of course, cheese grits.

Best Breakfast: SunnySide Cafe

Sarah Pepe, Senior Reporter March 7, 2024

If you're looking for a delicious and inexpensive spot to grab a great breakfast with some friends, SunnySide Cafe is the place for you. From eggs and grits plates to pecan french toast, its extensive...

The Douthit Community Hub offers a different style of dining, having rotating, restaurant-style options for students.

Best Dining Hall: Douthit Community Hub

Kat Pugh, Senior Reporter March 7, 2024

Setting itself apart from the traditional all-you-can-eat style dining halls, the Douthit Community Hub has risen in popularity this year among students. The hub recreates a retail food court atmosphere...

Todaro Pizza, located next to Study Hall, has been serving students into the early hours of the morning for two decades now.

Best Pizza and Drunk Food: Todaro Pizza

Brett Porter, Senior Reporter March 7, 2024

Downtown Clemson offers many locations to welcome the throngs of college students on weekend nights: Study Hall, Loose Change, Tiger Town Tavern and Todaro Pizza, to name a few. Unlike the other establishments...

The Goodnight Clemson pitcher of TDs of Clemson

Best Mini Pitcher: Goodnight Clemson

Malone Kinard-Huisinger, Senior Reporter March 7, 2024

Looking for that fun, light and refreshing pitcher that you and all of your friends will remember forever? Clemson has voted, and TD’s of Clemson’s Goodnight Clemson has been voted this year's best...

Arroz con pollo is a fan favorite at El Jimador, Clemons best spot for international cuisine.

Best International Food: El Jimador Mexican Restaurant

Angelo Feliberty, Senior Reporter March 7, 2024

Are you looking for a tasty escape to Mexico without leaving town? Go down to El Jimador! Nestled in the heart of Clemson, the vibrant restaurant invites you to savor Mexican cuisine’s bold flavors...

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Best BBQ: Smokin’ Pig

William Stehn, Asst. Photo Editor March 7, 2024

If you’re looking for the best barbecue in the Clemson area, this year’s best barbecue winner, The Smokin’ Pig, is for you. With a menu featuring typical barbecue items such as chopped pork, brisket,...

BBQ and Teriyaki wings from Backstreets.

Best Wings: Backstreets Pub & Grill

Lindsay Kaine, Asst. TimeOut Editor March 7, 2024

When searching for the best wings in Clemson, look no further than Backstreets Pub & Grill. Since 1992, Backstreets has served delicious drinks and food to the Clemson community and continues to be...

Blue Heron is located in downtown Pendleton.

Best First Date: Blue Heron

Emma Vick, News Editor March 7, 2024

Since 2002, Blue Heron has been a staple in the Clemson area and serves members of the Upstate with excellent fine dining and service. With unparalleled dining options and a welcoming interior dining experience,...

Rick Erwins Clemson is located in Patrick Square.

Best Place to Bring Your Parents: Rick Erwin’s Clemson

Kylie Tutterrow, Opinion Editor March 7, 2024

With a combination of fine dining and top-notch hospitality, there's no better place to bring the ones you love the most while in Clemson than Rick Erwin's. The thoughtfully curated menu at Rick Erwin's...

Grouchos Deli, initially founded in Columbia, South Carolina, in 1941, opened its doors in Clemson in 2010.

Best Sandwich Shop: Groucho’s Deli

Weston Grant, Senior Reporter March 7, 2024

The votes are in, and the Clemson community has named Groucho’s Deli as its best sandwich shop. Groucho’s offers a wide range of options to satisfy whatever taste you’re looking for. Along with...

Options of waffle cones available at Spill The Beans.

Best Ice Cream: Andee’s

Juliana Coates, Senior Reporter March 7, 2024

Tucked away off College Avenue sits one of Clemson’s best-kept secrets. Spill the Beans, also known as Andee’s Custom Blended Ice Cream, has satisfied the Clemson community's sweet tooth and caffeine...

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