SQUARE FOR RESTAURANTS

Your all-in-one restaurant POS system

Square works for you, no matter what you’re serving.

Quick Service

Quick Service

Stay one step ahead of the mealtime rush—from morning to night.

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  • sq-hardware-stand-front-items 1 Keep lines moving with our POS.
  • ipad iconKeep tickets accurate and synced with KDS.
  • laptop itemsiconFree online site for delivery and pickup.
  • sq-hardware-terminal-front Take mobile payments tableside or in line.

See how it works together.

Square Register POS
  • Complete tasks in just a few taps (like real-time menu updates and repeat orders) to make staff more productive.
  • Manage and view physical, online, and delivery orders all in one place.
  • Keep up with numbers that matter, like sales and comps, with comprehensive reports.

Pick the plan for you.

And upgrade when you need to. No hidden fees. Cancel anytime.

2.6% + 10¢ processing rate for in-person payments.

Free

The basics you need for day-to-day service, including online ordering and POS.

Free

Unlimited POS devices.
Unlimited locations.
M–F, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT. support.
 

Get started

Plus

Multiple locations? Get advanced features like coursing and 24/7 support as your operations grow.

$60/month

For one device per location
+$40/month per added POS device.
Unlimited KDS devices.
24/7 support.

Start 30-day free trial

Premium

Get a bespoke plan that scales as you expand your business.

Custom pricing

Available if you process more than $250,000 per year.
Other exclusions apply.
 

Contact sales

“There’s always someone to email to get back to you within an hour with—in my experience, it’s been minutes.”

Zachary Forman, Director of Operations at Tartinery

  • 5 Locations
  • 45 Employees
  • 75 Seats
  • 700 Covers per day

Get up and running in minutes.

Setup is Simple

Square is easy to use—so you can spend more time with your guests, and less time training staff.

24/7 technical support

When you opt into Plus, you’ll get free email or phone support whenever you need it.

Need extra help?

Get one-on-one in-person or remote setup services, starting at $599.

Ready to get started and save hours a day?

Create a free account

Set up Square for Restaurants now.

Download the app

Get started free today, right on your iPad.

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We’re here to help you discover the right tools for your restaurant.

More than payment processing. It’s everything you need to run your restaurant.

Meet your customers’ needs

From in-restaurant dining to contactless takeout and delivery, keep all orders organized and in one place.

Keep your team organized

Save time and work like a pro with reports that sync across the POS system and your software from front to back of house.

No long-term commitments

With no long-term contracts or installation fees, the decision to get started with Square is the easiest one you’ll make all day.

Get set up with Square.

Start small, and add tools as you need them.

FAQ

  • Is Square for Restaurants right for my business?

    Square for Restaurants is a good fit for single and multi-location full-service restaurants, quick-service restaurants, fast-casual restaurants, bars, breweries, and multi-concept restaurants. If you’re a restaurant owner or manager using Micros, Aloha, Harbortouch, POSitouch, Toast POS, Upserve, or another POS system or POS software, Square for Restaurants can likely fit your needs at a lower cost. We now offer a free version of Square for Restaurants in addition to our paid plans. Try our four-step cost calculator to learn more.

  • How much does Square for Restaurants cost?

    We have three pricing plans. Our Free plan covers basic day-to-day service. For more complex needs, our Plus plan is $60 per month per location plus $40 per month per additional device. Square KDS is included in our Plus plan at no additional device charge. To get started with Premium, contact our Sales team. Plus and Premium include a 30-day free trial.

    All Square for Restaurants plans have a processing rate of 2.6% + 10¢. Custom pricing is available if you process more than $250,000 per year, contact sales to learn more. For more details on our plans, visit our pricing page.

  • What’s included in each of the three pricing plans?

    All three Square for Restaurants plans include Fast Order Entry, Menu Manager, Order Manager, Table Management, Open Checks, Auto Gratuity, Remote Device Management, Multi-Location Management, the Square Team Management free plan, and 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT support.

    With the Plus plan, you gain access to Square KDS and features including Close of Day Reports, Auto 86ing, Item Counts, Shared Device Settings, Advanced Reporting, Live Sales Reports, Square Team Plus, and 24/7 Support.

    Premium subscribers get everything listed above as well as custom pricing for additional Square tools, such as Square Payroll, Square Marketing, Square Loyalty, and Square Online. Eligibility applies. Contact Sales to learn more.

    To see a complete list of features for each plan, visit our pricing page.

  • Is Square KDS included in Restaurants Plus?

    Yes, Square KDS is available with the Square for Restaurants Plus subscription ($60/location + $40 per additional POS device) with no additional cost per KDS display.

  • Is hardware included?

    Hardware is not included with Square for Restaurants subscriptions, but you can compare the cost of compatible kits and devices here to build an all-in-one package that suits your needs. We also work with iPad and industry kitchen printers, receipt printers, cash drawers, and routers, so you can use your existing hardware as well.

  • Is the hardware bought or leased?

    All hardware, whether purchased as a one-time cost or financed, is bought. It’s 100% yours once you’ve completed payments. Explore restaurant POS kits.

  • How do I set up Square for Restaurants?

    You can sign up for the free version of Square for Restaurants or start a free 30-day trial of Square for Restaurants Plus here. Please note: You’ll need to use a computer to sign up. Setup is simple, and you can self-onboard with the Free and Plus plans. But if you need help, we offer one-on-one implementation services and 24/7 customer support for sellers on our Plus/Premium plans and M-F 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT customer support for sellers on our Free plan. To discuss a custom Premium plan contact our Sales team.

  • Is Square Register compatible with Square for Restaurants?

    Square Register is compatible with the Square for Restaurants Free plan and all of its POS features. In the future, Register will be fully compatible with our Plus and Premium plans, too. For now, Square for Restaurant Plus features such as Auto-86ing, Advanced Reporting, Shared Device Settings, and Team Management Plus from your Square Dashboard.

  • How do I set up Square for Restaurants on Square Register?

    Setup on Register is simple, and this support article explains everything you need to know. Note that you’ll need to update your software to the latest version (details on that here) and create a device code on your Square Dashboard before signing in and following the onscreen instructions. Reminder: Register is available with the Free Restaurants plan (Plus and Premium coming in 2021).

  • How do I switch from Square Point of Sale to a Restaurants plan?

    You can switch from Square Point of Sale to the Free or Plus Square for Restaurants plans by subscribing here. You’ll be able to utilize your existing features and setup. The only new setup will be for added functionality that’s included with your Restaurants plan.

  • How do I upgrade or downgrade my Square for Restaurants plan?

    You can upgrade from the Free restaurants plan to the Plus plan by subscribing to it here. You’ll be able to utilize all existing features and setup. The only new setup will be for the added functionality that’s included with your upgrade. After your 30-day free trial, you’ll be charged $60 per month per location. If you choose not to subscribe, you’ll be downgraded to the Free Restaurants plan, and you can continue to use the Restaurants POS system or choose to use Square Point of Sale.

    Square Register will be fully compatible with our Plus and Premium Plans in the future. For now, you can still choose to upgrade to Square for Restaurants Plus and be able to use various features such as Advanced Reporting, Square Device Settings, and the Team Management free plan from your Square Dashboard. You will also receive 24/7 support.

    You’ll have the option to keep your Team Plus subscription. (If you cancel it, you’ll still be able to utilize the Team Management free plan features). You’ll see messaging in your Dashboard letting you know which features you’ll lose with the downgrade. You can see and compare plan features on our pricing page.

    To upgrade to the custom Premium plan, contact our Sales team.