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Square for Restaurants Pricing

The Square for Restaurants monthly subscription cost is determined by the number of active locations and devices running the Restaurants POS app.

Three Simple Plans

There are three simple plans for Square for Restaurants. Learn more about the features of Square for Restaurants Free and Square for Restaurants Plus.

  • Free - Unlimited devices. Unlimited locations.

  • Plus - For each location accessing Square for Restaurants Plus, there is a $129 per month per location on unlimited devices. This subscription fee is charged on the first of every month, with a 30-day free trial.

  • Premium - Custom pricing is available if you process more than $250k in card processing per year. Contact our Sales Team.

Note: Your subscription pricing is the same across all locations on your account. For example, if one location has a subscription for Restaurants Plus, then another location for the same account will not have access to the Restaurants Free Plan.

You can manage your device settings and subscriptions from your online Square Dashboard.

Here are some examples of the billing structure with Square for Restaurants Plus:

Square for Restaurants Plus Locations Cost
1 Location $129 x 1 = $129
2 Locations $129 x 2 = $258
3 Locations $129 x 3 = $387

Processing Fee

When you tap, insert, or swipe a customer’s card through the Square for Restaurants app, you'll pay the following processing fees depending on the hardware and payment type:

Fee
Payment Type
1.6% per transaction on Square Register
  • Contactless Payments
  • Swiped Magnetic Stripe Cards
  • Swiped or Inserted Chip Cards
1.9% per transaction on Square Reader or Square Stand
  • Contactless Payments
  • Swiped Magnetic Stripe Cards
  • Swiped or Inserted Chip Cards
2.2% per manually entered transaction
  • Square Online
  • Partnership Integration
  • Keyed-In Cards

It’s important to note, the rate of 1.9% for card-present transactions is only for payments processed through the Restaurants POS app.

Also, if your subscription lapses or you unsubscribe from Square for Restaurants Plus, you can still utilise the Square POS app to process payments, and your processing fee will remain the standard 1.6% per transaction using Square Terminal or Square Register 1.9% per transaction using Square Reader or Square Stand.

Note: Square for Restaurants Plus features are not yet available on Square Register. Learn more about managing your Square for Restaurants subscription.

24/7 Priority Support

Your Square for Restaurants Plus account includes 24/7 Priority Support from our dedicated technical team. This means you can give our team a call using your unique customer code — no matter how early or late — and we can help troubleshoot technical issues you may be experiencing. Our team is here to get you back up and running!

To access your customer code:

  1. First, make sure to sign into your Square account.

  2. Head to https://squareup.com/help/contact.

  3. Follow the prompts in the contact panel to see your 12 digit customer code listed.

For more information about Square for Restaurants features, visit the following Support Centre articles:

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