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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.

Read more about getting started with Square for Restaurants, and using device codes to log in to the Restaurants app.

Locations & Devices

For each location accessing Square for Restaurants Plus, there is a $60 subscription fee – charged on the first of every month. Use of Square for Restaurants Plus is included on your first device at each location, and it costs $40 per month for each additional device (per location).

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.

Square for Restaurants Locations Devices Cost
One Location One device on the Square for Restaurants App. $60 x 1 = $60
One Location Two devices on Square for Restaurants App $60 + $40 = $100
Two Locations One device on Square for Restaurants at each location. $60 x 2 = $120
Two Locations Two devices on the Square for Restaurants App at one location, one device on Square for Restaurants at the other location. $60 x 2 + $40 = $160
Two Locations Two devices on Square for Restaurants App at each location. $60 x 2 + $40 x 2 = $200

Processing Fee

When you swipe, insert or tap a customer’s card through the Square for Restaurants app, your processing fee will be 2.65% per transaction. For all other types of transactions (such as manually keyed-in payments), you’ll pay Square’s standard processing fee.

Payment Type
  • Swiped Magstripe Cards
  • Swiped or Inserted Chip Cards
  • Contactless (NFC) Payments
2.9% + 30¢
  • Square Online
  • Partnership Integration
3.4% + 15¢
  • Keyed-In Cards

It’s important to note, the rate of 2.65% 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, you can still utilize the Square POS app to process payments at the standard rate of 2.65%.

24/7 Priority Support

Your Square for Restaurants account includes 24/7 Technical Support from a dedicated team. This means you can give our team a call – 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!

Learn more about managing your Square for Restaurants subscription.

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