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Compare Square for Restaurants and Square Point of Sale

Pricing

  Square Point of Sale Square for Restaurants
Monthly Price Free $60/month, per location, plus $40 per month for each additional device on each location
Card-Present Processing Fees 2.6% + 10¢ 2.6% + 10¢

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

Check out the full comparison of features between Square POS, the Square for Restaurants Free Plan and Plus Plan.

Features

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 Checks (& Predefined Checks)
Decimal Quantities ✖️ ✖️
Item Creation on the POS ✖️ ✖️
Device Settings on the POS ✖️ ✖️
Image Tiles ✖️ ✖️
Dark Mode ✖️
Auto-Gratuity (manual or always apply) ✖️
Auto-Gratuity (based on seating) ✖️ ✖️
Order Manager
Advanced (Conversational) Modifiers ✖️
Table Maps ✖️
Table Colors Based on Time ✖️ ✖️
Coursing ✖️ ✖️
Seating & Cover Counts ✖️ ✖️
Item availability & Item Counts ✖️ ✖️
Reopen Closed Checks ✖️ ✖️
Shift Reports ✖️ ✖️
Close of Day ✖️ ✖️
Live Sales Report in App ✖️ ✖️
6am-6pm, 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 Compatible with Square for Restaurants Plus Subscription ✖️

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 for magstripe: headset jack or Lightning connector ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Square Reader for contactless and chip ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Square Stand for contactless and chip ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
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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