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Square Cafe

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1137 S Braddock Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15218-1250
412-244-8002
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch

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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
AMAZING RESTAURANT!

I've gone here many times and the food is incredible, the service is great, and everything about this place is great. I continue to keep coming here and I recommend it to anyone in Pittsburgh!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
bmark65
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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English first
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I've gone here many times and the food is incredible, the service is great, and everything about this place is great. I continue to keep coming here and I recommend it to anyone in Pittsburgh!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a great breakfast spot that offers outside seating. They use local organic products as much as possible and the breakfast is great.

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Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We went after my medical procedure at the local hospital. I was famished and we had a Groupon. We have been there before Groupon and the coupon was a bonus. The staff are always vibrant, friendly and attentive. Our waiter was hilarious. He joked with us and brightened my day. The food was as it usually is, amazing. We ordered... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I have only eaten at Square Cafe for breakfast, but oh - what delicious options there are in the morning. They have such interesting combos and seasonality to their menu; this past winter I loved their white bean hash and was sorry to see it replaced, but I know it wasn't a light enough dish for the warm weather coming... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This place was recommended by Ty at the Parador Inn B&B. We went for lunch on a Saturday. It was hopping. Packed house. The other cafes in the street had one or two couples so we took this as a good sign for Square. I got the siracha shrimp wrap special and whooo doggie it was spicy hot! No complaints... More 

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Delaware
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83 reviews 83 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I know why. The half-dozen or so times we go to this area of Pittsburgh every year, there are just so many restaurants in the area it is hard to know where to go, so my husband will always opt for the Thai restaurant down the street. This time, I insisted on trying Square Cafe and we are now kicking... More 

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Pittsburgh
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97 reviews 97 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Had breakfast on a weekday so was able to get a seat easily (weekends are packed and long lines form). Had the breakfast sandwich which was very good; the eggs were perfect and the ciabatta bun was fresh and soft. Hubby got the cheesesteak crepe which he enjoyed. The coffee is robust and good and the service was friendly. The... More 

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Portland, Maine
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This relatively small restaurant has a fun vibe and friendly staff. The service was excellent. The small muesli & fig jam comes with a really generous amount of yogurt-- very filling! The special was pesto scramble with tomato and mozzarella (Green Eggs) was generous in amount and quite delicious. The basic buttermilk pancakes were not particularly memorable, but people around... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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104 reviews 104 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The Square Cafe is a nice place to go for lunch or breakfast. Their menu is vegetarian- and vegan-friendly, though they also have all the meat a carnivore could wish for. Their selections are always inventive and intriguing, and well-executed. There is almost always a glammed-up French Toast option that will leave you gasping with sugar shock and pure satiation.... More 

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Darien, Connecticut
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48 reviews 48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Wonderful breakfast selection including both traditional choices and egg and other dishes special to the restaurant. Service was very good and friendly. Adjacent to Frick Park where you can then walk off the calories. Obviously popular with locals.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1137 S Braddock Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15218-1250
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: 412-244-8002

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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