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Square Cafe

1137 S Braddock Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15218-1250
+1 412-244-8002
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1137 S Braddock Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15218-1250
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Trendy, artistic, and very popular local restaurant. Good coffee drinks , crepes, and breakfast plates. Very busy Parking on street Long lines sometimes but moves fast.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 427charlesh
Reviewed September 18, 2018

The best coffee and breakfast in town! The home fries are to die for and the service is always quick and pleasant.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Emma J
Sherree G, Owner at Square Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Emma- We are blushing at your sweet compliment! Thanks for coming in and sharing your experience

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Always has been a great neighborhood place for breakfast and brunch (as demonstrated by lines that frequently go down the block) - however continues to find ways to get better including great outdoor dining, a diverse coffee bar and food that gets more inventive and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PistolPetePPP
Sherree G, Owner at Square Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

PistolPete- You are so sweet to us! Thanks for all of the wonderful compliments. We do love what we do and are always working to be innovative and a little different. We are so happy that you're so happy. See you soon at the cafe.

Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

The Square Cafe is a great find in the Regent Square neighborhood of Pittsburgh. We were passing through town and looking for a place that is something other than a chain restaurant next to the highway. We are certainly glad that we found Square Cafe....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank dlscps
Sherree G, Owner at Square Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

Thanks a million for posting such a sweet review. We love sharing good food with people passing through. Our ingredients are always fresh, made to order, as local as possible and organic. Next time you're cruising through our 'hood' please stop again. We may even...More

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our breakfast experience. Friendly, low key, no-ego, neighborhood place. Terrific wait staff, refreshingly healthy and delicious menu. Very impressed. Highly recommend the lemon ricotta pancakes!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Amanda O
Sherree G, Owner at Square Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Amanda O Thanks for coming by the cafe. We appreciate the 5 Star review and we're grateful that you shared such kind words. Come again!! Sherree

Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

We were regular Square customers 5+ years ago before we moved away from Pittsburgh. It was always our favorite, and we were so excited to stop in for a visit on a trip through town this week. It’s still fabulous. Great coffee, lots of great...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 205JamieR205
Sherree G, Owner at Square Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Jamie- Thanks a million for such an awesome review. We appreciate you sharing the love on TripAdvisor.

Reviewed July 24, 2018

My family went here passing through Pittsburg on our way elsewhere. It’s very close to he highway but has a neighborhood feel. The ambience is cheery and the menu is quite creative. I had the Brussels sprout breakfast bowl which combined bacon, grits, and an...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tom M
Sherree G, Owner at Square Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

TomD- Thanks for stopping by on your way through town. How about that Brussel Sprout Bowl, crazy good, huh?! We prepare everything fresh to order and just about everything is made form scratch in house. Thanks again

Reviewed July 2, 2018

My sister, nieces and I were in Pittsburgh for a tour of the University of Pittsburgh for my youngest niece who will be attending next year. We were looking for a breakfast spot before hitting the road back to Michigan and found Square Cafe through...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank LaShawn M
Sherree G, Owner at Square Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

LaShawn- Yay! Thanks for sharing such a detailed review. We love what we do and what we cook at the cafe. And we are thrilled that you group with diverse dietary needs were all able to be satisfied. Thanks again

Reviewed June 27, 2018

I absolutely love the Square Cafe. Though i have been going since i was a little girl, i always am finding new things on the menu to try. My favorites are the Lemon Ricotta pancakes and the Strawberry Nutella Crepes. But the best thing on...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Nieve S
Sherree G, Owner at Square Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2018

Nieve- Thanks so much. We love watching our neighbors grow up. We will always have new exciting things on both the food and drink menus. See you soon Sherree

Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Square Cafe is a little gem tucked away in a Pittsburgh neighborhood. The food was great, service was wonderful, and the prices were very relaxing. The only reason I'm giving 5 stars is that it isn't possible to give more. I would definitely recommend Square...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Trinigal608
Sherree G, Owner at Square Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2018

TRINIGAL608- Thank you soooooo much. We would give you 10 stars if we could! We love what we do here at the cafe and we pride ourselves in quality food and great customer service. Thanks for noticing! Keep on coming back Sherree

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Colleen K
January 28, 2017|
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Response from Sherree G | Property representative |
Colleen- Sorry to hear about the diagnosis. We are food friendly for people with gluten issues. We do have a gluten free pancake and they are delicious! Looking forward to seeing you and your mom at the cafe. Sherree
December 24, 2015|
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Response from Sherree G | Property representative |
Yikes! We are at 1137 South Braddock Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15218. Right in the heart of Regent Square.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 AM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1137 S Braddock Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15218-1250
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-244-8002
Casual, fun, fresh, dog & family friendly
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