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Square Market & Cafe

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36 Public Sq, Columbia, TN 38401
+1 931-840-3636
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 4:00 am
Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Love Square Market

Excellent food and service. Great place for lunch or with the girls! Their salads and hot sandwiches are delicious. Desserts are beautiful and to die for!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
Rebecca3511
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Columbia, Tennessee
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Columbia, Tennessee
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Excellent food and service. Great place for lunch or with the girls! Their salads and hot sandwiches are delicious. Desserts are beautiful and to die for!

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Florence, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I've eaten lunch, dinner, and had Square Market cater a meeting. The food and service have been outstanding each and every time.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I've ate here twice now and I cannot seem to order anything else besides the incredible eggplant parmesan panini! It is one of the best sandwiches I have ever eaten! There are so many incredible sweets in their bakery the decision is hard to make to choose which one! Their coffee is very good and recommend it highly! The servers... More 

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Columbia, Tennessee
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I am a regular at Square Market. The chef there is excellent. The food is consistent and tastes great every time. Whether you are getting something light for lunch or a heavier meal at dinner, the quality and taste are the best. The chef is creative and seasons his items to perfection. The atmosphere is very pleasing and you can... More 

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Nashville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This restaurant was fabulous!! I'm not from the area, so I found this place online by reading other reviews. The reviews were right! The food was excellent, the atmosphere was great and the service was friendly. You could tell this is a local favorite. We visited on a Tuesday at noon, and the place was packed! They had us seated... More 

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Columbia, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This charming restaurant is right on the courthouse square. The food is wonderful with a wide variety of choices. It is not your run-of-the mill chain restaurant. The tomato artichoke soup is a must have. Also, enjoy a fruit tea with any of the delicious sandwiches or salads. They have a display case filled with fresh home made desserts, it... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

After touring the James Polk house, we asked for a recommendation for lunch nearby. The guide at the Polk House recommended the Square Market cafe which was within walking distance (2 blocks). It was around lunch time and was very busy. However, we were able to be seated within just a few minutes. The waitress (Rani) was excellent throughout the... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I go to this place as often as I can. The chef is excellent; everything I've eaten there has been great, specially the soups.

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Aspers, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

From the moment we stepped off the sidewalk into the Cafe we were warmly welcomed by several people. The atmosphere is also appealing, you are drawn in by the warm colors and soft lighting. Anne took care of us in an exceptional way. She offered us soup samples as it was difficult to choose between crab bisque and their famous... More 

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Nashville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Great food, Excellent homeade soups and sandwiches for lunch. Can be a little crowded at lunch because the food is very good. I know they have a good dinner but never been there to try it. I would highly recommend. It is tucked away in the corner of the square.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 36 Public Sq, Columbia, TN 38401
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 931-840-3636

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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