Square for Restaurants

Kitchen Display System

Tablet with KDS

A kitchen display you can rely on.
Organize and fulfill orders from anywhere, in one affordable solution.

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Starting at $10 per device through 12/31/21*

Efficiency matters in every kitchen—no matter what’s cooking

  • See all your orders on one KDS screen, wherever they’re placed.
  • Improve communication with a direct line between front and back of house.
  • Serve food exactly right the first time with reliable tickets and timers.

Tailored to how your kitchen works

Designed for flexibility, Square KDS works with whatever setup and processes your kitchen has to get the job done.

Single Station

Simply connect your kitchen display to the rest of your restaurant with Square for Restaurants POS.

Multiple Stations

Streamline your kitchen workflow by routing dishes to selected stations. Your salads get sent to the cold station and your pastas straight to the hot station.

Online Orders

Increase your efficiency by sending online orders right to the kitchen with our Kitchen Display System.

Understand your kitchen

Gain insight into station performance and improve bottlenecks with kitchen performance reports.

  • See how your kitchen stations are performing
  • Optimize staffing decisions based on ticket completion times
  • Compare fulfillment speeds between services

Square KDS has helped us to improve order efficiency, speed, and most importantly reduce sunk costs due to remakes or refunds.

Albert Borrero, Sandbar Sports Grill, FL

Special introductory price

$10 Per month per device through 2021*
Free for 30 days. Square for Restaurants Free included.

Multiple devices?

Add unlimited KDS devices when you sign up for Square for Restaurants Plus and unlock all the features of our POS.

* Special offer available until 12/31/21. $20 per month per device beginning 1/1/22. Terms and conditions apply.


  • What is Square KDS?

    Square KDS is a Kitchen Display System that allows you to view, track, and fulfill orders via digital tickets in your back of house, replacing traditional paper tickets and kitchen printers.

  • How much does Square KDS cost?

    After a 30 day free trial, Square KDS starts at $10 per month per device. This is a special introductory price through the end of the year — on 1/1/22, Square KDS will cost $20 per month per device for both new and existing customers. For customers who need multiple KDS stations, we recommend the Square for Restaurants Plus plan, which offers unlimited KDS devices together with advanced POS features, Team Management Plus, and 24/7 Support. Square for Restaurants Plus starts at $60 per month per location, plus $40 per additional POS device.

  • How do I set up Square KDS?

    If you’re new to Square, you’ll first need to create an account here. Next, head to your Square Dashboard to set up your KDS device(s). You’ll also need to download the Square KDS app on your iPad to customize your KDS settings.

  • What Hardware is Square KDS compatible with?

    Square KDS is compatible with iPads running iOS 13 and higher. Square does not build its own cases or accessories, however we have a number of partners we work with that sell cases, wall mounts, and more for Square KDS. You can find these solutions here.

* Limited time offer valid 3/30/21 12am PST through 12/31/2021 11:59pm PST. Eligible sellers will receive $10 per month per active KDS device pricing within the US during the promotional period, inclusive of all fees and taxes, and will then be automatically migrated to the standard $20 per month per active KDS device price upon conclusion of the promotional period, unless the seller elects to opt out of the KDS product. All sellers will be notified via e-mail prior to the end of the promotional period with the option to opt out before being migrated to standard pricing. Pricing is applicable to unlimited activated KDS devices at unlimited locations per account holder. To avail yourself of this offer, activation of the Square for Restaurants Free plan is required. You must be signed into your own account. Square reserves the right to modify, revoke, or cancel the offer at any time. Void where prohibited, not redeemable for cash, and non-transferable.