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Square Market & Cafe

36 Public Sq, Columbia, TN 38401-3356
+1 931-840-3636
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (47 reviews)
“panini” (9 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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36 Public Sq, Columbia, TN 38401-3356
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure about any other time but lunch here is great! The service was friendly and helpful. The food was fresh and better than I thought!

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The cafe itself is very cute and you get a huge amount of food. But I thought service was slow and it seemed a little pricey.

Thank Msbull1105
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve visited this restaurant 4 times now and I’m never disappointed. The portabella panini is so tasty and the mushroom is huge. It has a great beefy/hardy taste. I’ve also tried the vegetable pizza, which was delicious & big enough for leftovers. My mom enjoyed...More

Thank Chastity T
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

I have never had anything here that was not delicious, from soups to sandwiches to their homemade desserts. My all time favorite is the Hot Brown. Heaven (and probably heart attack) on a plate. I have only been for lunch, but I know they also...More

Thank Angie M
Reviewed 20 December 2017

great old town feel good portion size served fast and hot. family feel and a very helpful staff all and all a very nice afternoon meal

Thank paullU5258RQ
Reviewed 11 December 2017

In early November, on a trip south to visit family in Florida, we toured the President James Polk home in Columbia, TN. A docent there told us about this nearby cafe, recommending the awesome chicken salad. Located on the square surrounding the old courthouse, this...More

1  Thank FrequentTraveler1
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Busy place with great food and friendly service. If you go at lunch you may expect a wait and or limited seating.

Thank Djc0721
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This café is cozy and quaint with an incredible menu and ambience. The food is delightful and the music soothing. Great place!

Thank Stephanie E
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Be sure to stop into the Square Market & Cafe! Our lunch was delicious! Two of us got the salmon salad and it came with two large salmon fillets. One of us got the Tomato Artichoke soup and house salad (greens, feta, bacon, croutons, and...More

Thank morrishj
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Had the Ruben and it was outstanding. The service was very good. You feel at home here. If you are too full to eat a dessert then take one home.

Thank Steve M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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