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Square Market & Cafe

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36 Public Sq, Columbia, TN 38401-3356
+1 931-840-3636
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 04:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 04:00
Fri 09:00 - 21:00
Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was promptly greeted and drink order taken soon after I arrived. Ten minutes later, another waitress asked if my order had been taken. It seems the original waitress disappeared. Order placed and I waited, looking around this restaurant. Everything looked clean and all of the staff appeared happy. I noticed a young woman sitting at the other end of... More 

Thank Richard R
Columbia, Tennessee
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great choices on the menu. Can even get a drink of choice. Very nice people. Will go back. Rubens sandwich greattttttt. Yum.

Thank aazzylstra
Columbia, Tennessee
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, service, location and price. The menu has a lot of options. The servers are great and very attentive. Prices are reasonable based on the quality. On the square in beautiful downtown Columbia.

Thank Randy W
Columbia, Tennessee
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This charming restaurant has great fare and a nice bar. You will see interesting townsfolk coming in and out all day. The bisque on Friday is a favorite and the fruit tea is delicious.

Thank gale m
McMinnville, Tennessee
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food - crab bisque was wonderful. Fresh sandwiches, soups, & salads. Great service! Right on the square in Columbia.

Thank Teresa K
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the food is very good I've been there several times and is great for lunch and dinner any meal you choose will be wonderful.

Thank Connie S
Columbia, Tennessee
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

You have to go on Wednesday. They serve Chicken Queso soup.... it's to die for. So creamy, and zesty.

Thank D4258MCkimf
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

We stopped at Square Market and Café during a day-long antiquing trip. The first visit several years ago was very good so we stopped again. It was crowded but after a less than 5 minute wait, we were seated and immediately were waited on by our very friendly server. The food was very good and the restaurant was exceptionally clean.... More 

Thank atandat
Nashville, Tennessee
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187 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Recently visited for a lunch meeting and had the salmon salad and loaded potato soup! Both items are worthy of ordering again. Great service and a casual atmosphere. Located on the square in Downtown Columbia.

Thank G4flyfish
Helena, Al
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187 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

I was referred to this wonderful restaurant by a friend of a friend, who was in the area hospital for surgery. I am so delighted they suggested it. I was pleasantly surprised and pleased at the excellent service and delicious food that I discovered there. Tara was my waitress and was extremely gracious and kind and answered all of my... More 

Thank PennyW5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Public Sq, Columbia, TN 38401-3356
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 931-840-3636

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?