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The Square Root

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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Fusion
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33 Times Arcade Alley, Brevard, NC 28712
828-884-6171
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Description: Located in a beautifully restored historic building...down a quiet alley in...
Located in a beautifully restored historic building...down a quiet alley in the heart of Downtown Brevard, The Square Root Restaurant is as well known for its architectural and artistic decor as it is for its fabulous food. Whether you're hoping to enjoy the ambiance of our indoor dining room, our locally crafted wood bar top, or the fresh breezes of our covered outdoor patio - there is room for everyone. Our atmosphere is inviting for romantic evenings, cocktails with friends, and family gatherings. We pride ourselves on serving locally roasted coffee from The Brown Bean, and we offer several local brews on tap and by the bottle. Menu choices include options to please the young and the old, the adventurous and the picky eaters, and anyone who enjoys delicious fresh food at reasonable prices. We also offer a full bar with extensive wine and cocktail choices.
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  • 21
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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
Always excellent!

The Square Root offers an atmosphere for a nice romantic dinner or to just hang out with friends. Their menu offers wide variety of delicious entres, appetizers, and nightly specials. The 5 spice tuna is the best meal in town! They serve local beer and have a nice wine selection. Great service as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
dana d
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Brevard, North Carolina
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Brevard, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Square Root offers an atmosphere for a nice romantic dinner or to just hang out with friends. Their menu offers wide variety of delicious entres, appetizers, and nightly specials. The 5 spice tuna is the best meal in town! They serve local beer and have a nice wine selection. Great service as well. Easily one of our favorite spots... More 

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Thank dana d
Brevard, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have lunch here on a regular basis with business clients as well as catching up with local friends. The atmosphere is always warm and welcoming. It's a great place to talk business or have a heart to heart with your teenager. The food is great. Occasionally the wait is a bit too long for the meal. They accommodate food... More 

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Thank watsonrb
Pisgah Forest
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food was grade A the staff was excellent, and the atmosphere was superb. I would recommend this restaurant to everyone. Location is great were you can walk the street of downtown Brevard

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Thank 233janicec
Woodstock, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I ate lunch here while site seeing. This place was a great find and I highly recommend it to anyone passing thru Brevard.

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Thank kc424ok
St Augustine Beach, FL
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were in Brevard on a cold and rainy day in January. Stopped by the local toy store and then walked over to the Square Root. It is a small restaurant with a nice outside section (not being used this day) a small bar area and about 15 tables inside. Menu has a nice selection and service was excellent. I... More 

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1 Thank David M
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't live in Brevard anymore, but when I visit family I really love to eat here. The food is wonderful - some really neat combinations, interestingly prepared. The service is excellent. And, the location/service are lovely.

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Thank Cattravelswell123
squarerootrestaurant, Manager at The Square Root, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! We're glad that you still come see us here when you're in town! We look forward to catchin you next time! More 

Walkersville, Maryland
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is fresh and familiar with a modern twist. Don't miss the southern fondue appetizer. As a Southern woman, I know my pimiento cheese and this stuff is addictive. Skip the homemade black bean burger unless you spread any leftover pimiento cheese on it. Otherwise, it's bland. This is a great place to gather with friends and enjoy awesome... More 

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Thank Sandi M
squarerootrestaurant, Manager at The Square Root, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! The southern fondue is definitely a house favorite! Don't forget that you can get that fondue for half price at the bar between 5-6 pm everyday! More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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86 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here with a group of friends. We didn't have reservation but I would suggest making one if you have a group larger than 4 on the weekend. The food is delicious. I would highly suggest starting with the pecan encrusted Brie or Cajun shrimp and grit cake. I had the NC mountain trout for my entree and it... More 

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Thank allydog0606
squarerootrestaurant, Manager at The Square Root, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write about your experience! It's great to hear that you all enjoyed everything! We will definitely work on the speed of service for you guys the next time you come see us, and we hope that its an even better experience next time! More 

Sandown, nh
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Square Root is a nice, local restaurant. We enjoyed the burger, cuban and fried green tomato BLT very much. We thought the Pork Belly appetizer was just okay. They have a chalk board of specials to choose from as well. Service was solid even though the place was completely full. We would certainly return.

Helpful?
Thank Intruder291
squarerootrestaurant, Manager at The Square Root, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to write about your experience! We are pleased to hear that you had a good time here! We also strive to make sure each guest gets a great experience every time, no matter how busy! More 

Marblehead, Massachusetts
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had high hopes for this place but the food was just OK and the service took forever. They were busy, but had no problem seating us right away. Our server was nice, but there must have been issues in the kitchen because it took forever to get our dinner. The server graciously comped our one dessert...but, a little too little... More 

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Thank Tamara7727
squarerootrestaurant, Manager at The Square Root, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I'm sorry to hear that your experience was less than perfect. We do strive to try and make it up to the guest if they are unhappy with their time with us at the square root. If there is anything else we can do for you next time, just let us know! We are always... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 33 Times Arcade Alley, Brevard, NC 28712
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Brevard
  • Phone Number: 828-884-6171

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic

Description

Located in a beautifully restored historic building...down a quiet alley in the heart of Downtown Brevard, The Square Root Restaurant is as well known for its architectural and artistic decor as it is for its fabulous food. Whether you're hoping to enjoy the ambiance of our indoor dining room, our locally crafted wood bar top, or the fresh breezes of our covered outdoor patio - there is room for everyone. Our atmosphere is inviting for romantic evenings, cocktails with friends, and family gatherings. We pride ourselves on serving locally roasted coffee from The Brown Bean, and we offer several local brews on tap and by the bottle. Menu choices include options to please the young and the old, the adventurous and the picky eaters, and anyone who enjoys delicious fresh food at reasonable prices. We also offer a full bar with extensive wine and cocktail choices.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?