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1137 S Braddock Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15218-1250
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Ranked #16 of 1,902 Restaurants in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

My boyfriend and I just moved to the area and are so excited to have this gem of a restaurant right up the street! We've tried different items each visit and have enjoyed everything we've tried so far. There are a lot of different but delicious sounding items (like Brussels sprout grits) that I can't wait to try. Staff is... More 

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Last year my family and I searched the Pittsburgh area for great neighborhood delis (you can those reviews under Twistedintheburgh). This year, our quest is to search out great neighborhood breakfast joints and with that, we recently headed off to Regent Square to go the Square Cafe. The restaurant is a funky little place in Regent Square.Parking can be found... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Back in the Burgh visiting a friend for the weekend. I'm lactose intolerant so my usual breakfast options eating out are limited. So when he mentioned this place and I saw it had some vegan, and therefore lactose friendly, options, I was all in! We were up and out a bit late so it was probably 10am by the time... More 

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Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Be prepared to wait to get in because it seemed as if everyone wants to go to Square Cafe. The line spilled out into the street but things moved along quite quickly and we were able to be seated within a few minutes. The restaurant only does breakfast and lunch but they serve breakfast till closing. I had the veggie... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This was our second visit and we loved it as much as the first. Be prepared for a wait if you visit on a weekend, but it will be well worth the time spent! Our party has two vegetarians, and they are thrilled with the selections offered. This visit we tried the following: Overstuffed vegetarian omelet (my husband said it... More 

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

What a great spot for a cozy Saturday morning brunch. It was grey and rainy outside but warm and friendly in the Square Cafe. Uncle Charley's sausage burrito was delicious and more than I could eat and the pumpkin pancakes also looked yummy. Excellent coffee and kid-friendly too.

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sherree g, Owner at Square Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the kind words, we are so glad you had a great experience and look forward to having you back at the cafe next time you're in the area Peace Sherree More 

Orlando, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We loved it the first time and returned the day after. It is crowded and you will have to give your name and wait but not long. Fantastic espresso. Enjoyed a great omelette caprese on day 1 and the gluten free pancakes which were delicious and filling on day 2. Will return again next time in Pittsburgh hoping it does... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

In Pittsburgh on biz and used Trip Advisor Find Near Me and ended up here. Yummy! I had the grits with brussel sprouts, bacon, mushrooms and leeks. Cleaned the plate! Interesting menu sort of brunch lunch. Eclectic decor and the place was hopping. A play it forward was going on and a stranger bought my meal. So cool!

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Western Pa.
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

On a recent trip to Pittsburgh, stopped off at the Square Cafe for brunch. My companion ordered the pumpkin walnut pancakes while I opted for the savory crab and spinach creeps. It was our intent from the outset to share the dishes so that we could both enjoy each of the items. The creeps were delicately prepared, with an abundance... More 

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Morelia, Mexico
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Excellent place for good pancakes amazon Reuben sandwich and good crepes and eggs. a bit crowded with not enough space between tables. very nice area to walk as well.

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Additional Information about Square Cafe

Address: 1137 S Braddock Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15218-1250
Phone Number: 412-244-8002
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
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
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American

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