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Square Market & Cafe

36 Public Sq, Columbia, TN 38401-3356
+1 931-840-3636
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (41 reviews)
“sandwich” (14 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 16:00All hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
36 Public Sq, Columbia, TN 38401-3356
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took lunch with out of town guests. The "30 minute" wait for a table was longer than that. Then again, it was just after lunch hour, so I guess that isn't too unexpected. What was unexpected was the additional wait to even get drinks or...More

Thank BlueHighwayTraveler
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The bruschetta I ordered for lunch was not what I expected as the bread was mushy - very little toasting - and there were no fresh herbs.

Thank JaneColumbia_TN
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Great local restaurant. Good food, atmosphere and hospitality. Very southern. When visiting a new city this is exactly the type of place I hope to fine.

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

My friend and I took our young daughters out for a fun day. Anne at Square Market was wonderful!!! Our girls were hungry and cranky and she put heir orders in first and immediately brought crackers to the table. She was a delight! The crab...More

Thank Renee B
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

An excellent find amidst a sea of fast food and steak places. Lots of food options, friendly service from "Miss Ann" and a few spots outdoors to enjoy the weather.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 April 2017

A friend took me to lunch on Saturday few months ago. We both had the lobster bisque and blackened salmon sandwiches on dark bread with homemade remoulade sauce. We sipped freshly made fruit tea and were so full that we had to skip dessert, which...More

Thank sunbird1
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My wife and I were driving around and she found this great place to eat. Awesome menu, nice atmosphere, friendly and attentive staff. Oh and the food was the BEST!. I had the Tennessee Brown, LOVED it! We will be back again soon.

Thank autojob1111
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I use to eat at this little restaurant weekly. Until I started to notice the staff making my salad with their bare hands. I spoke up and it didn't make a difference. The place is packed with too many tables. Staff can be rude and...More

Thank EDSalerno
Reviewed 23 March 2017

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...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 14 March 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

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