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Square for Restaurants

The restaurant POS system that runs at full speed.

Square for Restaurants

Counter service. Full service. And everything in between.

Square for Restaurants is a point-of-sale platform built from the ground up with software, hardware, and payments to streamline your entire restaurant operation. It’s built for front of house and back of house. And it’s built for speed.

“We manage a big operation with conference and function services in addition to our full-service restaurant. We really need everything working together, from taking payments and issuing invoices to ordering and course firing. Square for Restaurants has been a game changer for us.”

—Jacqui Graham, Fedele’s Ristorante Italiano, Glen Waverley

Get the point of sale app that works as hard as you do.

  • Menus by time of day
  • Custom floor plans
  • Order entry and item availability tracking
  • Real-time sales and shift reports
  • Dark Mode and Light Mode

Manage your restaurant from anywhere.

  • Set up menus, items, and modifiers
  • Build and edit floor plans and sections
  • Add unlimited employees and permissions
  • Manage multiple locations with one login
  • Set discounts for happy hour (or any hour)

Bring smart innovation to the table.

3rd party integrations.

Sync your system seamlessly with restaurant management software like Quickbooks and MarketMan. We add new partners all the time.

State-of-the-art reporting.

There’s data in every dish. Run reports for sales by time of day, covers, comps, voids, employees, etc. Create your own custom reports on the fly.

Simple pricing. No long-term contracts.


First 30 days. No credit card required.


Per location, unlimited terminals.*

From 1.6%

Per tap, dip, or swipe.**

* Don’t need advanced restaurant features? Try the free point of sale.
** Custom pricing available if you process more than $250,000. Contact Sales.

Buy hardware that works for you.

You know your restaurant, and we know hardware. Stands, cash drawers, receipt printers, and top-of-the-line accessories to take your restaurant to the next level. Put together a setup that works for you, or buy a complete hardware kit that includes everything you need to get up and running. Starting at $706.

24/7 technical support, and implementation help if you need it.

You’ll have everything you need to set up and customise Square for Restaurants point of sale, but if you want a hand, we offer one-on-one implementation services and 24/7 customer support.

Get started today.

Try your new restaurant POS risk-free with no monthly cost your first 30 days.


  • Is Square for Restaurants right for my business?

    Square for Restaurants is a good fit for both single and multi-location full service restaurants, and multi-location counter service restaurants. If the features of Square for Restaurants are too complex for your business needs, you can always use our free app, Square Point of Sale.

  • How much does Square for Restaurants cost?

    It’s free to get started for your first 30 days! After your trial, Square for Restaurants is $129/month per location, for unlimited terminals. For card present payments, each transaction carries a fee starting at 1.6% based on your hardware.

  • Is hardware included?

    Hardware is not included with a Square for Restaurants subscription. We work with iPad and industry kitchen printers, receipt printers, cash drawers, and routers, so you can use your own hardware as well.

  • Is the hardware bought or leased?

    All hardware, whether purchased as a one-time cost or financed, is bought, so you own it 100% once you’ve completed payments.

  • How do I get setup with Square for Restaurants?

    Click here to begin a free trial (you will need to use a computer to get set up). Square for Restaurants is built so that you can fully set it up yourself! But if you need help, we’re always here, and you can contact our sales team to get started.