Food Options

A boxed lunch is included in the $25 LIT Conference registration fee. We will do our best to accommodate as many dietary restrictions as possible (restrictions can be indicated on conference registration form). If your diet and/or nutritional needs are limited and you prefer to purchase your own lunch, the following list may have helpful options close to Austin Peay State University:

*Conference attendees will want to double check times and menus to see if the following options will work for their individual scheduling and nutritional needs.

Silkes Old World Breads Bakery, located at 1214 A College St, Clarksville, TN 37040

This Cafe/Deli has vegetarian, vegan, dairy free, and gluten free menu options, including vegan mozzarella cheese, gluten free bread, and pizza crusts.  They have several options for pizza and sandwiches for a variety of dietary and nutritional needs.  They do have a note indicating that “All our food is manufactured in a facility that uses Wheat, Soy, Nuts, Eggs, and Dairy.  Please eat at your own discretion.”

Blackhorse Pub & Brewery, located at 132 Franklin St, Clarksville, TN 37040

This restaurant is open starting at 11 AM and has a limited selection of vegetarian/vegan options, including some appetizers and salads.  And black bean burger or portabella can be substituted on their burger menu. They also offer gluten-free pizza crusts and a few fish dishes.

Jib-Bop Grill, located at 132 University Avenue, Clarksville, TN 37040

This is a Korean BBQ and Grill with a variety of options and combinations, including tofu and vegetable dishes.

Quick Service

There are also several quicker options with limited variety of dietary needs, including Einstein Bros Bagels (which has a vegan cream cheese option) and Chick-fil-A (which has gluten free buns at some locations).  The campus dining options should also have a symbol to indicate menu items prepared without gluten containing ingredients:  Healthy Eating Menu