Use Dining Options with the Square App
When you’re ringing up a sale with the Square Point of Sale app or Square for Restaurants app, you can note whether customers are dining in, taking their items to go, or requesting delivery. Dining Options is available on Android and iOS devices running the latest version of the Square app.
Your selected dining option will appear in the following places:
Advanced reporting and downloadable CSVs from your online Square Dashboard
Manage Dining Options on Dashboard
Turn On Dining Options
From your online Square Dashboard, select the Items tab. Note: Dining options are set up by default with Square for Restaurants.
Select Settings from within the menu at the top of the page.
Click Set Up Dining Options.
Four default options are automatically created when the feature is enabled:
Keep the default list or customize your options. The first option listed will be the default for every new sale. Only non-default dining options will show in the order ticket. Dining options are location-specific and you can customize the list for each location.
Edit Dining Options
From your online Square Dashboard, visit your Items tab .
Select Settings > Dining Options
To edit, delete, or create new Dining Options, click Edit Dining Options > enter a dining option name or make other changes > then click Save.
To rearrange your options, click the three horizontal lines next to the dining option name > drag and drop the option to your preferred order.
Apply Dining Options In-App
For every order placed on the POS, your default dining option is automatically applied to the current ticket.
In the Square Point of Sale app, to change the dining option for the entire sale on Square Point of Sale, swipe your finger over the default dining option. To apply a dining option to a specific item in the cart, tap the item > choose a dining option > tap Save.
In the Restaurants app, to change the dining option for a ticket, select the ticket that you’d like to edit and tap Actions > Dining Option. To apply a dining option to a specific item in the cart, tap the item > Modify> choose a dining option > tap Save.
Tips for Using Dining Options
You can create a total of ten dining options.
Dining options are saved to your item library and not to any specific device.
Dining options aren’t available for online orders placed from your online store or third party orders. Online orders use Fulfillment Types.