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Compare Square for Restaurants and Square Point of Sale

Compare Square Point of Sale with Square for Restaurants Free and Plus features to see which plan is best suited for your business. If you’re interested in learning more about Square for Restaurants Plus, you can access a free 30-day trialfree 30-day trial.

Pricing

  Square Point of Sale Square for Restaurants Free Square for Restaurants Plus
Monthly Price Free Free £69/month, per location
Card-Present Processing Fees 1.75% 1.75% 1.75%

For more information regarding processing fees, check out our Square for Restaurants and Point of Sale pricing articles.

Features

Check out the full comparison of features between Square POS, the Square for Restaurants Free Plan and Plus Plan. Note: Square for Restaurants Plus features are not yet available on Square Register.

Feature Square POS Square for Restaurants Free Plan Square for Restaurants Plus Plan
Remote Menu and Grid Management ✖️ ✔️
Remote Device Management ✖️ ✔️ ✔️
Shared Device Settings ✖️ ✖️
Service Charge Reporting ✖️
Menu Reports ✖️ ✖️
Section Sale and Cover Reports ✖️ ✖️
Category Rollup Reports ✖️ ✖️
Open Bills (& Predefined Bills)
Decimal Quantities ✖️ ✖️
Item Creation on the POS ✖️ ✖️
Device Settings on the POS ✖️ ✖️
Image Tiles ✖️ ✖️
Dark Mode ✖️
Service Charge (manual or always apply) ✖️
Service Charge (based on seating) ✖️ ✖️
Order Manager
Advanced (Conversational) Modifiers ✖️
Table Maps ✖️
Table Colours Based on Time ✖️ ✖️
Coursing ✖️ ✖️
Seating & Cover Counts ✖️ ✖️
Item availability & Item Counts ✖️
Reopen Closed Bills ✖️ ✖️
Shift Reports ✖️ ✖️
Close of Day ✖️ ✖️
Live Sales Report in App ✖️ ✖️
9–5, M–F Support
24/7 Support (not included) (not included)
Free Team Management
Paid Team Management Available as add-on Available as add-on Included
(Square KDS )

Supported Operating Systems

Square Point of Sale Square for Restaurants Free Plan Square for Restaurants Plus Plan
iPad ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
iOS phones ✔️ ✖️ ✖️
Android phones ✔️ ✖️ ✖️
Android tablets ✔️ ✖️ ✖️

Hardware Compatibility

  Square Point of Sale Square for Restaurants Free Plan Square for Restaurants Plus Plan
Square Reader ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Square Stand ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Square point-of-sale kits for restaurants ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Square Register ✔️ ✔️

If you need advanced inventory features for your restaurant, take a look at Square for Retail

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