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1137 S Braddock Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15218-1250
412-244-8002
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Ranked #23 of 1,895 Restaurants in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
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
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
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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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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 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
20 helpful votes 20 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
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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Wexford, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews 66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Went with my husband for lunch. Love the menu - can get breakfast or lunch items. They have amazing looking breakfasts - crepes, scrambles, omelettes, etc. I had the chick pea burger and it was great. I can honestly say I didn't love the fries, but I tend to only like fresh cut and these seemed frozen. But that would... More 

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I look forward to eating at The Square Cafe when I get to Pittsburgh. It is always a pleasure. The staff are wonderful, friendly and helpful. They are always smiling. The food is awesome, always fresh and perfectly cooked and attractively presented. I have old favorites, like the lemon ricotta pancakes and there are always new discoveries. BTW, the Red... More 

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Bangalore
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Chose the veg options on the menu - pancake special, veggie overload omelet, smoothies, and coffee. Food was fresh, and tasty. A place to go back to the next time am in Pittsburgh. Sat outside, because it was a pleasant summer's day.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My family and I frequent the Square Cafe. We always go for breakfast, and it is always delicious! My mother absolutely loves the Brussel sprout hash, while I love the lemon ricotta pancakes. However, most of the time I order one of the specials, and they are always great!! Last visit it was the delicious cinnamon raisin pancakes. The service... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We fell upon this restaurant while leaving Pittsburgh on our trip back to Philadelphia. What a find!! The menu is awesome. The choices are fun, numerous and healthy. Very friendly atmosphere and spacious retro indoor seating. We sat outside. Prices are most reasonable. Would recommend to all.

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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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