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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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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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181 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Columbia, Tennessee, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never a wrong choice here. I have been many times for lunch, brunch, and dinner. It is a small place with pretty tight seating but the food and service have never disappointed. Great salads, sandwiches, and desserts!

Thank Stephen J
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten there several times and have always had a great meal. I take my out of town guests there when they visit. No complaints!

Thank jean f
Limington, Maine
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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Had lunch there recently. Food was reasonably priced and very good. I had the Hot Chicken Club Wrap - loaded with grill chicken, swiss cheese and bacon. Had a honey mustard drizzle which was great. Other members of the party tried the home made soups and they were excellent. The cafe also has a great selection of sweets to have... More 

Thank Jo4166
Music City USA
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I'm certain that anything on this menu would be a hit. A signature dish is the Hot Brown. As I debated enticing options, kept coming back to the Hot Brown. So glad I went there. Insanely savory. Each bite was a delight!! Browse the menu but choose the Hot Brown!! That said - I'll repeat, certain that you can't go... More 

Thank radioriffraff
Columbia Tennessee
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

It is so much more than a deli! The tomato and artichoke soup is to die for! I have tried so many things at this great restaurant. I have had nothing that I didn't love !

Thank Gobabb

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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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?