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Square Cafe

Regent Square, Pennsylvania, Allegheny

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Square Cafe

Regent Square, Pennsylvania, Allegheny

(776)

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Famous for being friendly, fun, and whimsical, Square Cafe has garnered a group of foodie fans devoted to it's delicious and thoughtful dishes. You can enjoy these same ingredients, made with love, at your special event, corporate breakfast or luncheon, or even your wedding.

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Sofie

27 September 2019

one of my favorite restaurants

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Willard Hoel

26 September 2019

Really special.

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Lauren B.

23 September 2019

Great breakfast, brunch, and lunch options, including for those looking for something on the healthier side. Outdoor, shaded seating when the weather's nice, but they do get crowded so be prepared for a wait. Square Cafe is on the main street of Regent Square, though, so there are some cute shops you can check out while waiting. More...

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Allison Barker

21 September 2019

The food was delicious, the restaurant was clean, and the staff is amazing. Plus veggie friendly noms and iced coffee. 10/10 good for hangover recovery

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Gerardo Diaz

21 September 2019

Great place for breakfast!

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rounak narvekar

14 September 2019

Ohh man what a lovely brunch this was!! On a cold sunny day we waited for a table by their coffee 'bar' while enjoying a good coffee. The 25 minute wait Saturday noon was also spent admiring the decor of this cute little spot. I've been here once more. Food items are made fresh and the quality is high. I got the breakfast sandwich with soy chorizo , it was simple and yummy. More...

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danny sin

14 September 2019

Great brunch place

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Nicholas Culler

14 September 2019

Efficient staff very good food

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Carolyn Bethea

7 September 2019

Great food, great service and great prices.

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Marchae' Peters

7 September 2019

Best of the best breakfast!!

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April Ohms

31 August 2019

1st time here. Lots of vegetarian options. Food was okay.

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Jim Kelley

28 August 2019

Perfect little spot the people were very friendly I highly recommend

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Keith Huthmacher

25 August 2019

The food was delicious and reasonably priced. We went for lunch and were seated immediately

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Edward Massarsky

24 August 2019

Very nice and pleasant neighborhood cafe. I will want to consider next time we are in the Regent Square area. It is a happening kind of area...and this is a must when visiting!

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Daniel Kot

22 August 2019

Pretty busy on a Sunday afternoon but for a good reason. Fast service. Yummy food. Somewhat expensive but nothing too bad. Recommended.

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lolshy

15 August 2019

Good food

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Kelly Kramer

15 August 2019

The service was great, portions were huge, coffee was hot! Loved this place and even bought a mug on the way out!

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Glen Hall

8 August 2019

Great service and food. Recommend the breakfast burrito or veggie omlet .

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Jared Bean

8 August 2019

A great place for breakfast. Crepes, pancakes, french toast, eggs, bacon: the works. They also make great smoothies and milkshakes if you're feeling indulgent.

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Chuck Oaks

8 August 2019

Each time I come to Pittsburgh...several times a year...I make sure to have breakfast at the Square cafe. I always sit outside weather permitting. The service is good and the food is always very good. They do it right. I am a lifelong Customer now. More...

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Christy Wilkerson

8 August 2019

Loved this tiny and super busy place that is very dog friendly, served great food with good service!

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1 August 2019

Not bad. My food was a little bland but nothing salt and pepper couldn't remedy. The space is very small.

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Corey Alukonis

1 August 2019

Great food and atmosphere, will definitely be returning

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Chelsea

29 July 2019

Greatest place for brunch in the city. It does get very crowded so make sure to come early. The space is amazing and so inviting. The staff is wonderful and everything is clean and well maintained. The food is so so so good! More...

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Jessica Zimo

29 July 2019

Great coffee and great breakfast food.

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Barbara Willis

29 July 2019

Little noisey but the food made up for it.

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Joseph Timmerman

29 July 2019

Portions are a tad small.

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B Real

29 July 2019

Great brunch menu; a variety of options some are pretty healthy. I liked the Cabese omelet.

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M J

29 July 2019

Always delicious and fresh. Classic breakfast food with twists. Something for every eater (veg gluten free etc). And great coffee!!!

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Suzanne Langston

29 July 2019

The food is decent although a bit lacking on seasoning. There are many good vegetarian and vegan options as well as a child's menu. I do feel it is a bit pricy for the portions however the food is solid and there are many healthy options. More...

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Marat Safin

29 July 2019

So delicious! Salmon & Spinach Salad, Smoked Salmon Scramble, French Pancakes. Best breakfast ever. Friendly waitress. Recommend outdoor space.

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Uri Shatten

29 July 2019

The best vegan pancakes in the area... Don't pass them up.

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Dene Cassells

29 July 2019

Clean, delicious restaurant for breakfast and lunch. Great options for vegetarian and gluten-free also. Wide-ranging menu of creative items and prepared wonderfully. Saturday and Sunday morning wait times can be challenging and though several shops to visit in the Regent Square area, you need to stay close to hear your name called. More...

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Amber M.

29 July 2019

A hidden gem! I love it here!

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Janelle Pica

29 July 2019

i love everything about this place. the food. the atmosphere. the coffee... the coffee . the staff. i cant even think of a single negative experience here.

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Christina Ritch

18 July 2019

Wonderful menu for breakfast and lunch. Good coffee menu, smoothies. Great friendly service. Busy on weekend mornings.

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Patricia Obrien

29 June 2019

Ordered take out of lemon blueberry pancakes & chicken mushroom crepes. Delicious!!

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Colin Dean

29 June 2019

I love that this restaurant is fast and reliablely good. I don't think I've ever had a less than stellar brunch dish here in the nearly dozen years I've been going with some regularity.

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JoAnn Curtright

29 June 2019

Yummy

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James Mauk

29 June 2019

Awesome food. Seasonal menu. All fresh ingredients. Quirky service.

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Candy Morgan

29 June 2019

Great food! Great service! A wonderful neighborhood gathering place!

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Thomas J. Berna

29 June 2019

One of my favorite lunchtime places. Great service and fine food - all for a great price. Check their menu online.

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Cheryl Werber

29 June 2019

Great food. Great service.

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Micklos Foster

29 June 2019

Great place food was great service was top notch even on a busy Saturday afternoon.

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Courtney Ferguson

29 June 2019

magnifico

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Jane Quist

29 June 2019

Good food, nice service.

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Evelyn H.

4 June 2019

This is probably my favorite breakfast/brunch place in Pittsburgh! Okay, I've only been in town for a month, but I've already tried a lot of places, and this is the winner! I'm a sucker for anything pumpkin, so when I saw pumpkin praline latte on the menu I lost it (in a good way!) I was trying to be healthy, so I just got the yogurt bowl, but it was still one of the best yogurt(s?) I've had in a restaurant. It's plain greek yogurt, so I just asked for some honey. The granola won me over! My boyfriend got an omelette - don't remember which one, but he liked it as well. It may not be the cheapest place, but it's worth it for some tasty food! I came back and tried the french toast which was also good. They had switched to their spring menu, so pumpkin options were gone :( I had the salty chai latte iced, and it was SO good. Great combo of chai tea flavor and espresso. Highly recommend! More...

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Li K.

4 June 2019

Omg!! So, I just ate the best pancake I've ever had in my 38 years on this planet. Please, I'm begging you to try the blueberry lemon ricotta pancake. It will change your life.On top of that, our server, Kathleen, was friendly, prompt and on top of her game. If you are in the area, I recommend you stop and enjoy an amazing meal. Did I mention to try the blueberry lemon ricotta pancake Insert my drooling face here!!! More...

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Wade Anderson

4 June 2019

Good food, good service in a fun atmosphere. Really good healthy eating options.

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Bob L.

1 June 2019

Clean, delicious restaurant for breakfast and lunch. Great options for vegetarian and gluten-free also. Wide-ranging menu of creative items and prepared wonderfully.Saturday and Sunday morning wait times can be challenging and though several shops to visit in the Regent Square area, you need to stay close to hear your name called. More...

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Anthony Berardi

1 June 2019

2 words: protein pancakes

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Lawrence Robinson

31 May 2019

I had the chicken sandwich for lunch it came out fast and was very tasty and spice was just right. Very clean.

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Mallory Hayden Mousseau Grantz

30 May 2019

Delicious food!

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Artem Ipatev

29 May 2019

Awesome busy brunch place! All food is excellent and staff is soooo nice!! :) Crepes are delicious, omelettes are great but grits with brussel sprouts is UNBELIEVABLE:) must try

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Kristy Overton

29 May 2019

Delicious and Welcoming

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Amanda Beinhauer

28 May 2019

Super dope vibe. Get there early because it gets crowded really quickly. The pancakes are so delicious & the vegan/vegetarian menu is extensive. The coffee selection is so good & the specialty lattes are scrumptious. More...

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L D

28 May 2019

I've gone to Square Cafe over the years for breakfast and lunch and I've stopped in for coffee and tea. I have always enjoyed the food, drinks and the atmosphere. It's a great part of Regent Square! More...

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charlotte85 *

28 May 2019

The food and atmosphere are so fun!

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candice jackson

28 May 2019

Excellent service even though it was packed this morning. The staff was pleasant, the food came quickly and it was excellent food. The atmosphere was wonderful they have indoor and outdoor seating. They are very clean conscious. I observed them wiping the tables and chairs and sweep the floor during the busy rush. A lot of places just wipe tables and keep it moving. We will be back. More...

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Jamie Armstead

28 May 2019

Great food great atmosphere great service

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Amanda H

21 May 2019

Friendly, clean, inclusive and artistic quaint little spot with sidewalk seating. Coffee was amazing, menu was diverse and offered many vegetarian and healthy options. The lemon blueberry ricotta pancakes did not live up to my hopes and dreams but they were ok. Twice a staff member came by and reached across our two seater table right between our faces to grab the ketchup bottle without a word, let alone an excuse me. Overall, I would like to return and try something else on the menu. More...

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Ezra Hester

21 May 2019

A fav location for delicious Brunch. One of the best spots in the area. I've had nothing but pleasant experiences here and plan to keep coming back. Prices are decent.

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Ifeyinwa Uwazie

21 May 2019

I met up with a friend here on a Sunday afternoon. We didn't have to wait too long for a table inside. I ordered the soyrizo bowl I believe it was called, and a golden milk. Although I'm not vegetarian, I did enjoy my meal well enough. But I could definitely taste the difference. At least it was healthy! I've always wanted to try golden milk and I really enjoyed my first at Square Cafe! My friend got some kind of smoothie that was beyond good! There are so many delicious looking items to try that accommodate any dietary needs. The place is very popular, it was crowded our entire time there through to closing at 3pm. I loved seeing families with young kids who were able to come and enjoy a nice meal together. Definitely a casual atmosphere. Our waitress was nice as well. I'll be back, thank you! More...

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Carmen Douthett

21 May 2019

The food is really good and the service was excellent!

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Anna Tomko

21 May 2019

Enjoyed the menu once again!!

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betsy price

21 May 2019

The servers are very pleasant and helpful, the food is good, and socially responsible.

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Rebekah Garner

14 May 2019

One of my preferred locations for tasty Brunch. Service is always awesome even when they have a full house. Next time I'll be back with my friends. This place has a cool feel to it.

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Diamond Bernard

14 May 2019

One of my top places for quality brunch. i like it here, excellent food & service. the bill was fair for the quality of food.

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Kenny Dorsey

14 May 2019

Well rounded, broad menu. Most people will be able to find something on the menu that interests them (vegetarian, vegan, and meat eaters alike).This place is always super busy, and is a favorite for breakfast spot. The prices are somewhat high for me, but it's still a must try. More...

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Jeffrey Cohen

14 May 2019

Wonderful local institution, although pricey and crowded

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Randy Frazier sr

14 May 2019

The food here is amazing and the coffee is to die for

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DJ Reese

14 May 2019

Great little restaurant in Regent Square. Plenty of vegan dishes. The Nutella crepes were quite delicious. Staff were friendly. Prices were on par with location and fare. More...

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Thomas Maroon

14 May 2019

Excellent brunch

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Matthew Boring

7 May 2019

Try any of the breakfast bowls. They're all great.

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Golo Sa

4 May 2019

Muy buen servicio, rico y abundante!!!Lindo lugar, muy amigable!!

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Bruce Colwell

4 May 2019

Super clean spot for breakfast or lunch. High quality food for hard to please diets. Nice place to grab a booth in the back for a meeting with friends or for business. Def check them out!

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Eric Standish

4 May 2019

Wonderful outdoor seating

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Dion Marshall

4 May 2019

Stopped for brunch on my walk back from the gym. The breakfast selection was quite wide. I had the breakfast burrito and coffee both of which were excellent! I will definitely come back again.

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David Fox

4 May 2019

Service was impeccable! It would have been a 5 star, but the toast was burnt.

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Meg Madle

4 May 2019

My favorite brunch place in Pittsburgh!

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Peter Schlegel

4 May 2019

I had the Caprese Scramble - it was delicious.

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Naomi Calian

4 May 2019

I love it , it's a small cozy neighborhood cafe with plenty of unique tasty choices ! A lil' Pittsburgh treat tucked away close to the city. A beautiful Park resides close across the street with walking trails through the woods ;) More...

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George Starrett

4 May 2019

Awesome

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Dana A

4 May 2019

Loved the veggie crepes, plus a great relaxed and fun atmosphere. Would love to come back soon.

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Nick Stachura

4 May 2019

Amazing atmosphere, the wait staff, the food, is totally worth the visit! Highly recommend! PS- That brussel sprout bowl .

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John Good IV

4 May 2019

Staff was extremely friendly and we were quickly seated. Food was tasty.

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Gregory Washington

4 May 2019

Service was lacking. Food was average. Prices were great

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Abbey Farkas

4 May 2019

Every time I come here the food is great. Personally, I tend to like their breakfast offerings, but their sandwiches and fries are also delicious. Especially the fries! I wasn’t sure what to expect, but they really do not disappoint.Great atmosphere, nice servers—a little packed in on the weekends, but that’s part of the charm! A definite part of my regular rotation. More...

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Christine Williams

4 May 2019

Excellent food and service

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Bo Cheng

4 April 2019

Great food and service. There are plenty to select, especially for gluten free.

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andrea wilson

4 April 2019

Amazing food. Wonderful atmosphere. Great service. I can't wait to go back.

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Frank Ligouri

4 April 2019

This place rocks

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Bekah

4 April 2019

Very yummy! But the breakfasts don't exactly come as full meals- you have to pay "a la cart" for sides like bacon or scrambled eggs. This made the price a little high for a morning out, as a side of bacon for me and my boyfriend was 10 dollars....Location was very cute and although the place is small and super packed on the weekends, the service was wonderful. Great staff! More...

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Sierra Nicholes

4 April 2019

I love this restaurant. It has such a cool atmosphere, the staff is always ridiculously friendly and helpful, and the food is SO GOOD. I highly recommend the chickpea beet burger. I swear I taste that sandwich in my dreams. The mugs (that you can buy!!) are unique and beautiful. I'm always happy to be on this side of Pittsburgh so I can stop here for lunch. More...

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Rich Wertz

4 April 2019

One of the best places anywhere to find a unique delicious menu for health conscious people as well as for those who like to indulge. I adore this place. It is a love letter to anyone who likes food. More...

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Gl Ug

4 April 2019

Great place for lunch or brunch. I have to come back for dessert

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Demetrios Constantine

4 April 2019

Great breakfast/brunch/lunch place! Food was great and they had a great selection of vegan and vegetarian food too! Portions were sizable and the prices were a little higher than normal, but worth it. Keep in mind, this place gets busy around lunchtime/brunchtime on weekdays as well as weekends. Also, the coffee mugs were awesome! Overall, great! More...

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Sonia Varela

4 April 2019

Delicious food and excellent customer service

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Bayette Brown

4 April 2019

Best square American breakfast this side of the Mississippi. Cold brew is dope.

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Hazel Spencer

4 April 2019

brunch at this place - super good. got there near seven, it wasn't very crowded. certainly worth a return visit.

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Frank Kocevar

4 April 2019

Consistently good food and quick service. Always a line to get into the place. Plan accordingly.

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Beth Lastname

4 April 2019

Great place! Food is terrific as are the servers and chefs!

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P. Nicole

4 April 2019

First time visiting here. I had the “square breakfast” sub pancake for French toast with strawberries and bananas, scrambled eggs with cheddar, bacon, and coffee. The wait was about 15-20 min, seating was very limited and there wasn’t anywhere inside to sit to wait for our seats(Parking was difficult to find). Apparently, all breakfast spots in Pittsburgh have a long wait. I enjoyed my breakfast and they have super cute and unique coffee cups. More...

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Marlee Ebbert

29 March 2019

Delicious food and great atmosphere. Service could use a little work

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Erica Roth

29 March 2019

Very busy during brunch hours - I would definitely call ahead if you plan to attend for brunch. The food was very tasty and the service was fast.

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Clinton Jones

4 March 2019

The sprout bowl is a delight

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Stan Burleigh

4 March 2019

Used there catering services and was blown away. Excellent

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Peter Smithy

28 February 2019

Square cafe occupies a lovely Main Street storefront with classic diner tables and chairs as well as a bar. The menu has a nice selection of typical fare, and is not overwhelming. The omelette I ordered was excellent, with plenty of sausage and peppers. I was surprised toast did not come along. The staff was very friendly and I was a bit fan of the overly-robust handle of the coffee mugs (They’re for sale, too) More...

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Jerry Sedlecky

28 February 2019

Food was good and service was great... Very busy for Sunday morning as expected but I appreciated that they only sat people who had their whole party! We were orginally told 20 minutes but got seated in 5 minutes. More...

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Lauren Norris

28 February 2019

Awesome brunch with a lot of GF and veg options. Golden Milk was delicious while we waited for our table and you can never go wrong with any of their menu options. Looking forward to visiting again.

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Chris Boyle

28 February 2019

Great place to meet for an early Sunday breakfast, excellent tasting meal!

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Cynthia Bloch

28 February 2019

Y-U-M! I love this place for their brunches. They have a latte with cayenne and honey that's just fantastic! Their pancakes are something special, as is their breakfast burrito, and when they have their Brussels sprouts on top of polenta it's on my must-order list. There's often a wait for a table but it's always been worth it. More...

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Sonia Ewell

28 February 2019

Great place with great food. It is quite small and always packed. However, that speaks to the good service, food, and atmosphere.

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John Logoyda

28 February 2019

I got the brioche french toast with a side of bacon. The bacon was 4 slices for $5; it was good, but definitely not worth the $1.25 per slice. French toast was pretty good. More...

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pooja agarwal

28 February 2019

Amazing food :) delicious milk shakes , would have given 5 stars if my waiteress could care a bit more. But a must must must try Sunday breakfast

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Diane Cloud

28 February 2019

Yummy and the service was excellent!

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Abby Whittington

28 February 2019

I love this place! The food is always delicious, the service is fast and friendly and the cafe is artsy! I love it!

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Tracy Ranallo

28 February 2019

Great food

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Jacob

28 February 2019

Always a great experience. They have daily specials that are usually a great option. Really everything is good here I've only never tried the milkshakes. The staff and location are awesome. Check out the rotating artists they host on the walls. More...

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Hana Frluckaj

29 January 2019

The space is small and a lot of people come her so be prepared for long wait times, but the food is definitely worth it and that's why people keep coming back. I like this place much better than Pamela's for brunch since the food tastes better and feels healthier. The staff are also very understanding and helpful. #vegetarianfriendly More...

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Aaron Sensabaugh

29 January 2019

Excellent flavors, excellent service

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Geoffrey Morgan

29 January 2019

Square Cafe serves high quality breakfast and lunch fare (along with shakes and smoothies), with an emphasis on delicious and healthy variations on classic dishes. Not a greasy spoon, this is my favorite breakfast spot in Pittsburgh. More...

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Aerin Neeley

29 January 2019

This was our first place we ate in PA and it was AMAZING! The waiter was helpful and the food was fantastic. It was priced appropriately for the quality and quantity. ❤

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Emma Engle

29 January 2019

Square Cafe is the best place for a great gluten-free breakfast in the area. The staff are very knowledgeable on menu items containing gluten and how the chefs work to avoid cross contamination. My mom and I both have Celiac Disease, and we’ve never gotten sick from eating here. They have great options, including awesome gluten-free buckwheat pancakes. More...

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Reine Nixon

29 January 2019

Truly vegan friendly. Good stuffs :)

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Tamara Fritz

29 January 2019

Love this cafe, it can get busy but it's worth a little wait and it's always best to go on a day with nice weather as there's outdoor tables! I recommend the shakes and the brioche french toast! More...

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Michael Ford

29 January 2019

Didn't look at the menu before going here but I was really craving a place that had good brunch food and unique lattes. This is the place! The prices aren't unreasonable at $9-13 a plate. The quality of food is good and the portions are reasonable. I tried the croque madame, which is two over easy eggs cracked on top. I was able to finish it all but felt full. There were a lot of other choices that I wanted to try, like a breakfast chili bowl and a few different kinds of pancakes. We'll have to go back again. More...

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Andrew Heuer

29 January 2019

Cute spot, food is always good!

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Daniel Klein

29 January 2019

Our favorite place for brunch, we hike 6 miles to get there, eat good food from friendly servers, and hike home. There is often a wait and it is worth it! It has just the right mix of hippy and contemporary, mixed with a healthy dash of compassion and acceptance. Good food, good vibe. More...

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Jennifer Moran

29 January 2019

Simply the best breakfast/brunch spot around. They have a wide variety of fresh and delicious options – and tempting specials – that suit anyone's diet and lifestyle (including GF, Vegan, etc.). It's always so difficult to choose, but anything with Brussels sprouts, their scrambles or pancakes are a same bet. If it weren't so pricey for a family of 3, I'd go more often, but that said it is priced on par with the quality of what you receive. One of my favorite spots in the city. More...

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Alysa

29 December 2018

White bean bowl and Brussel sprout bowl are my go to. So good!

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Alden Merchant

29 December 2018

Square might be my favorite place to eat breakfast or brunch in all of Pittsburgh. The menu is excellent and their specials always are good. The coffee is also good as is the service. The only downside to square is they're always busy on weekends because of how good it is. More...

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Zack Ludtke

29 December 2018

A very yummy breakfast! I had the protien pancakes and black coffee. Both were excellent! I was energized and full for hours afterwards.

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Samantha Smith

29 December 2018

Delicious Food. Super cute atmosphere. Awesome staff.

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Ben Allen

29 December 2018

One of the greatest places in Pittsburgh for breakfast very cozy and busy but so worth the experience excellent food and amazing staff

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Lexus Z

29 December 2018

Good service, great pancakes and healthy dishes!

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Linda Yazvac

29 December 2018

Excellent food and service. Always crowded and there was a 30 minute wait to be seated today. I highly recommend the Square Cafe. Linda Yazvac

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Shawn Mehaffey

29 December 2018

Friendly, fast, and delicious. They're specials are quite special.

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Pam Grove

29 December 2018

Nice ambience, great service, good food. A bit expensive but a nice treat.

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Emma Merritt

29 December 2018

Awesome food, quaint and friendly atmosphere. There is also outdoor seating with umbrella for covering. They are pet friendly for the outdoor seating area, they even bring a bowl of water for your pet.

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Arash Arabasadi

29 December 2018

Love this place. Potent coffee and vegan options. It's always packed, but so worth the visit whenever I'm back in Pittsburgh.

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Kyle Burrell

29 November 2018

Always good.

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meghan barron

29 November 2018

The smoothies are AMAZING

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Jrene Rolli

29 November 2018

Sehr gut besuchtes Lokal, die Tische stehen eng zusammen und es war ziemlich laut. Die Karte ist sehr gross und umfassend. Die Speisen schmeckten gut. Parkplätze sind leider nicht immer ganz einfach zu finden. More...

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DeShelle Taylor

29 November 2018

Square Cafe is everything but square Their food is consistent and the coffee is excellent. Try a specialty coffee drink, the lavender latte with vanilla is perfect everytime!!

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Staxy Morrison

29 November 2018

Hazelnut chocolate milk was yummy!

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Tina Smith

29 November 2018

Breakfast was great had a Protein Pancake and a Protein Shake Vegan Friendly

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Zoe N

29 November 2018

Packed, but for good reason

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C. H.

29 November 2018

Delicious food and the waiter was wonderful. Attentive but not obstrusive.

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Butch Groves

29 November 2018

GREAT FOOD.

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Christopher Mukina

29 November 2018

I will truly miss working here! ALL of the staff are wonderful and work very hard to deliver amazing service combined with stellar food cooked with love from the awesome cooks in the back! I love you guys! Definitely can’t wait to stop back in when I visit Pittsburgh! ❤️ More...

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Tom O'Malley

29 November 2018

Very good food, good coffee too. Very busy, but good staff made it work. A bit pricey, but worth it once in a while.

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Benjamin Sauk

29 November 2018

Great place to get brunch. Line can usually be long so make sure to get here early.

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Allison Hoge

29 October 2018

Best place for sweet treat brunch! Pumpkin pancakes, can I say more. Yum. Love the people and atmosphere here so much.

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Chris Bullman

29 October 2018

Awesome place for brunch in regent square. Everything is fresh and done properly, staff is friendly and prompt. There is usually a wait,but it's worth it!

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Brad Manzer

29 October 2018

It's the best brunch in town, with lots of veggie and vegan options (but also plenty of meat and eggs for everyone else). There's usually a wait but it's worth every minute.

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Wendy Coester

29 October 2018

Best omlette with gruyere and asparagus!! And a free unicorn sticker!!

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Judith Vigneault

29 October 2018

Delicious, healthy breakfast with multiple vegan options

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Jay Crystal

29 October 2018

Always creative and tasty. Service is warm with just the right amount of attention given to a customer's needs and expectations.

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Inez W

29 October 2018

I have one complaint. No corned beef hash (it’s the one thing that separates the great breakfast from the ehhhh breakfast). Service was great. Beautiful morning, so we sat outside and enjoyed the calming flow of traffic. Lemon Ricotta Blueberry pancakes. All you need. More...

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Howard Worley III

29 October 2018

Awesom place to est, great food!

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Don Royal

29 October 2018

Great food

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Charles Denk

29 October 2018

Hard to get into. I won't divulge my secret.

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Mike Whittemore

29 September 2018

Delicious!

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C Hogan

29 September 2018

Square always has exactly what I'm craving. The lines on the weekend can be rough, but it's always worth it. Great options for vegetarians and vegans and if a plate isn't V to begin with, they are happy to accommodate. They also have a large coffee, smoothie, and milkshake menu, but personally I like the bottomless regular coffee. More...

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Aaron E.

29 September 2018

Good quality and service. Too pricey for what you get though.

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Harry Kourniotis

29 September 2018

Great breakfasts

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Ace Attorney4

29 September 2018

Absolutely delicious chorizo scramble and ricotta berry pancake. Prices are a little expensive though.

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Jarrod Fry

29 September 2018

The best breakfast/lunch spot in the city of Pittsburgh period!

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Ian Quah

29 September 2018

Great atmosphere, feels very homey and their Brussel sprout bowl is the stuff of dreams

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Justin Miller

29 September 2018

Nice, quaint place with excellent coffee and breakfast options. If you out your name in for a table, do not leave the area! They will give your table away immediately. More...

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Audra Walker

29 September 2018

I had the Hot Sausage Scramble and it was delicious. I definitely would recommend Square Café for a unique dining experience. The staff were friendly and very helpful. My only negative is the establishment is not wheelchair friendly. If using a wheelchair, your only option for seating is outdoors. The tables are such that anyone using a wheelchair would not be able to sit close enough to the table to eat comfortably. More...

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Beth Young

29 September 2018

Fun, good food.

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Hannah Mellor

29 September 2018

Sometimes there's a really long wait because its popular both with people who live in Regent Square, and college students. But their outside seating is great (its cozy and they allow dogs outside), and the food is always excellent. They also have a wide range of coffees and a huge menu. More...

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Anna McKee

29 September 2018

Best. pancakes. EVER!!

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Paul Neel

29 September 2018

Really good breakfast plates, the protein pancakes were delicious. They pack a lot of people in, so be prepared to rub elbows with the table next to you. It's worth it, though.

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Alex Brinkman

29 September 2018

What an awesome little cafe and they have a handful of vegan options that are actually GOOD. If you have to wait to get a table, go ahead and wait, it's well worth it. We'll definitely be back!

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1234spuds

29 September 2018

An excellent selection of coffee, breakfast food and healthy fare with lots of character and excellent service. The prices are reasonable and outside seating is an nice added bonus.

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Bill Gano

29 September 2018

The food was really good, but the service was slow. I think Sarah C was attempting to wait on too many tables at once, perhaps.

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Maddy

29 September 2018

My ALL TIME FAVORITE breakfast place in the burgh. If you're coming at a hot time on the weekend, prepare to wait for a bit BUT definitely worth the wait!! Vegan and vegetarian options too and their lattes are to die for ugh More...

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Brian O'Leary

29 September 2018

Great menu choices for gluten and dairy free!

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Daniel Rearick

29 August 2018

This place is great owner and staff are super too

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Robert Dunlap

29 August 2018

Amazing EVERYTIME!!!

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29 August 2018

Huge selection of breakfast food! Delicious! And friendly staff! Cute diner!

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Timothy Wise

29 August 2018

Delicious food, good service despite being quite busy on a Sunday morning!

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Eric P

29 August 2018

Great food and service is equally as great.Thin Mint pancakes ! What?!!

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Erin Philbin

29 August 2018

So lucky to have this place so close to home. The food is always amazing and everyone who works there is great!

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Jess Merchant

29 August 2018

Food is great but they need more vegan options

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Lisa Weigand

29 August 2018

Large selection of unique spins on classic food and beverages. Has vegetarian friendly items.

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Gallery Bry

29 August 2018

Unique menu items and great decor. Cool coffee mugs and espresso drinks. My favorite brunch site. Not wheelchair accessible that I could see. Single step to enter the front. Highly recommended. More...

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Martha Millard

29 August 2018

Great food, quick and friendly service, lots of vegan / healthy options. No wonder it was packed!!

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Ross F

29 August 2018

Great place cool environment Food is great such a cool menu.

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David Jensen

29 August 2018

Great breakfast

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Robert Craig

29 August 2018

Good food great service fair prices. From out of town but have eaten here on multiple visits.

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Jen Kurtz

29 August 2018

Great atmosphere. Cute sidewalk seating. Excellent food!

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Gary Golub

29 August 2018

Excellent food. Hard to find parking. Very pricey. Vegan options.

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Lorraine wilson

29 August 2018

Good food but prices are a little high. My friend and I spent 18 dollars for breakfast plus the tip.

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Jason G

29 August 2018

Tasty coffee and plenty of breakfast selection. They have lunch items, but breakfast is the real reason you go. Usually long line so get there early.

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Eyal S. Ron

29 August 2018

We parked our moving truck (moving my son from CMU to Boston) outside, and although the restaurant was packed we were seated after a very short wait. The service was friendly and welcoming. The menu had many options from vegan, vegetarian, to many meat options ... The portions were lamberjack size and yet very tasty.My only petpeeve was that my generous tip was calculated on the bottom line (tax included) and not only on the food subtotal We will come again, when we will return for the CMU graduation More...

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Alex Ruck

29 August 2018

Great food

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William Saunders

29 August 2018

Good food great service

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John Hayden

29 August 2018

By far the best Rueben sandwich I’ve ever had. Meat was tender and extremely flavorful. And the fries were excellent as well. Highly recommend.

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Sabrina LeClair

29 August 2018

Great food, environment, and people. Dietary friendly, including vegan!Hands down the best tater tots I have ever had...including Grill 23 (Boston), who has truffled tots which are known national. More...

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Christopher Scott

29 August 2018

This is a gem of a neighborhood eatery. There is a great rotating seasonal menu. It's especially nice when the weather is warm but get there early since the neighbors will be there too.

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Elizabeth Stoner Hersh

29 August 2018

This place has a great breakfast! I love that gluten-free pancakes are offered. It can get very crowded on the weekends, so I would recommend calling before you stop by.

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Mladen Sarac

29 August 2018

Great food. The food is worth every penny.

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Phil Shrike

29 August 2018

Great place for breakfast/lunch/brunch with a varried menu of everything from pancakes to milkshakes. Many vegetarian/vegan options for almost every type of faire. Can be crowded at peak hours but service is always quick. More...

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Hitesh Gidwani

29 August 2018

Fantastic food. The Nutella crepes are heavenly. And best of all, the vegan and vegetarian options are really really tasty. The people are nice and you'll definitely have a good time. More...

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Jeremy Murphy

29 August 2018

Local brunch spot with lots of good options including a few vegan. Their vegan peanut butter pancakes were awesome, and they have good tea and coffee. They get VERY crowded on Sunday mornings, Saturday is a better choice if you want to avoid a long wait. Also parking is street and limited, so you may be in for a hike. More...

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Jean Stewart

29 August 2018

Fantastic menu for Vegan, Gluten free, and regular folks!

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Dean Dedola

29 August 2018

Good food. A great variety for people of all diets. Not very big but you can order pickup too.

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Caroline Davis

29 August 2018

Awesome food

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Lori Johnson

29 August 2018

The roasted beet salad was AWESOME!

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Kimberly Gonnelly

29 August 2018

Food was great!!!

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Margaret B Jasko

29 August 2018

Best around!

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love is

29 August 2018

Great place to hear great music and experience and quaint but not crowded concert, parking can be a bear if you don't get there early but other than that if you like up close and personal intimate setting to watch a band play then this is the right place to do that.

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William Miller

29 August 2018

One of the Best Breakfasts in Pittsburgh.

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Nicole Coleman

29 August 2018

Great coffee drinks, unique breakfast dishes. Try the brussel sprouts bowl!

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Jocelyn Converse

29 August 2018

Great cafe and very collective atmosphere

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Brooke

29 August 2018

Good place to go for breakfast! I don't really like some of the food here, but their pancakes are really good. The bacon is also good. This place is usually packed with people. Both times I've been here, I've had to wait a few minutes for a table to be available. That just shows how popular this restaurant is! More...

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Pamela Macklin

29 August 2018

Very positive..service great. Menu would like choice of couple more omelets . Love coffee to go option

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Katherine J O'Malley

29 August 2018

Always delicious options you wouldn't just make at home.

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Pam Ludin

29 August 2018

Sat outside and enjoyed the Brussel sprout grits bowl. Totally creamy!!

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William Masters

29 August 2018

Very helpful staff. We enjoyed the food and wine.

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Jordan Long

29 August 2018

While there isn't a huge variety of straight up breakfast/brunch places in Pittsburgh, fortunately, Square Cafe is one of them. Packed on the weekends but if it's just for two, you can usually get in pretty quick, most of their tables can be put together or pulled apart piecemeal.Great menu, love the occasional changes and every interesting sounding pancake has been on my list of favorite pancakes ever. Cinnamon something pancake, and the pumpkin Walnut are two noteworthy favorites. Otherwise, the more standard square protein breakfast and their omelettes are well worth it. More...

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Brandon Doughty

29 August 2018

Best breakfast in Pittsburgh.

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John Conturo

29 August 2018

Great coffee served from very cool homemade mugs. Perfect spot for brunch.

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Cassandra Malinak

29 August 2018

Soooooooo beyond incredible. I was taken aback when they offered to put our coffee in to go mugs when we were leaving. That was a wonderful added bonus. The food is phenomenal and fresh. It's only slightly pricey, but it's definitely worth it. My boyfriend and I went for the first time and then had to go again the following weekend! More...

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Ziggy DaMoe

29 August 2018

One of the best places in the Burgh. Everything is delicious.

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Katie Fitzpatrick

29 August 2018

One of my favorite breakfast spots! Everything I’ve had is delicious. I love that we can bring our pup to their outdoor seating area. The entire restaurant has an overall positive and energetic vibe. More...

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Bridget Clement

29 August 2018

One of my favorite restaurants in Pittsburgh.

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Rebekah Taylor Jenkins

29 August 2018

I've never had a bad dish in this place! Space is tight but any wait is worth it.

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Emma Bean

29 August 2018

Great food.

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Amanda Suárez C.

29 August 2018

There's a good variety of options for brunch. There's always a long wait on weekends, but it's worth.

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Will Walker

29 August 2018

Always great food and service. Lots of vegetarian options.

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Kerry Lazarus

29 August 2018

It's a good sign when there's always a wait at a restaurant, likewise when there's a regular clientele. Square Cafe is on my local shortlist for brunch. Their breakfast and lunch menus are solid and cover tasty options for diners of a variety of dietary restrictions.Note that they don't take reservations, so expect to wait 10-20 minutes on a weekend. More...

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Stephanie Newman

29 August 2018

Although there was a long wait for a Friday morning and the service was a bit slow (probably due to how busy it was), the service itself was excellent and the food was very good. Great coffee.

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Donnalee Dodson

29 August 2018

Always good! Food pleasing to the eye as well as the taste buds.

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David Manos

29 August 2018

Delicious food, great atmosphere and good service. Busy too, get there early!

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Bryan Gartland

29 August 2018

Awesome breakfast!

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Lucinda Tashman

29 August 2018

So delicious!

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Alyssa Beck

29 August 2018

I love the Square Cafe. Not only as a favorite for breakfast, but a favorite restaurant in general. I love their play with irony -- there is nothing "square" about them. Their menu is creative - as well as outstanding - and changes seasonally. The staff is genuine, fun, and accommodating; of all the strange additions or alterations I've made to my orders, all the times I've ordered two full meals (for myself!), they readily smile and accept my requests. The atmosphere is buzzing as everyone starts their day (and speaking of buzz, their coffee is wonderful!) The artwork, which usually showcases local talent, is constantly circulating and often up for sale, as well. Despite the small space and overflow of customers, the wait is never too long. It always feels just right.... I always feel right at home. More...

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Richard Krahn

29 August 2018

Good clean food, local reputation

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Abdulrhman Jawad

29 August 2018

A nice place for brunch, but it feels little bit crowded. The staff are super friendly too.

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Caitlin Morrow

29 August 2018

Great atmosphere here! We were told the wait was 15 minutes, but we were taken in five! The service was fast and the food was great. I ordered the chorizo scramble and a patty o’peppermint latte. Good stuff! Great for vegetarians too! More...

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b Rose

29 August 2018

Amazing breakfast for both Vegans and carnas

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Matt McGinley

29 August 2018

Food is good, decent variety. Excellent chai tea. Space is tight and there's almost always a wait.

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Sarah Berry

29 August 2018

A little pricy, but we love the food and ambiance. We frequently go for one of the specials, and I'm a sucker for their French toast. Be prepared to wait, especially on a weekend day in the summer. More...

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Shana Lee

29 August 2018

If you're the mood for a good ole homestyle breakfast, make your way to Square Cafe. Located in Pittsburgh's East End neighborhood, Regent Square, this cafe is serving up seasonal menu items using locally sourced ingredients. Be sure to get something off their espresso menu, caffeinated beverages are served in a beautiful mug. More...

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Art Gola

29 August 2018

Trendy and tasty, but really not worth a super long wait. I love their breakfast bowls, but don't want to wait 45 mins to get a seat. I guess they are a victim of their own success. More...

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Gregory Bark

29 August 2018

Best breakfast and lunch in Pittsburgh, large gluten free menu. We are in Pittsburgh a couple times a year visiting our daughter and eat at the Square Cafe when we are here

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Matthew Woods

29 August 2018

Great options and convenient. Rwfreshing fruit salad

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Kristine Haig

29 August 2018

Great place for brunch, and they have gluten free pancakes! Funky, delicious, and not to be missed.

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Hridesh Banerjee

29 August 2018

just love the vibe.......nice brunch and breakfast place....lovely warm people........................................good food

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Adam Alleyne

29 August 2018

Good food? ✅, Great service? ✅ Welcoming environment ✅ .What more could you ask for? I had the salmon omelette and it was to die for. Would give definitely recommend!

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Camille Alex

29 August 2018

Square Cafe is a true Pittsburgh gem. The food is great--lots of options, comforting, flavourful. With outdoor seating, this is the perfect spot for a spring or summer day. The staff is very friendly, and restaurant has a lot of ambiance. Definitely a great place for visitors and locals. More...

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Moussia Kohanbash

29 August 2018

i literally have never had a bad meal here. everything i order is delicious! make sure to ask about their daily specials - their pancakes are out of this world! i took my friend here and she returned 2x in that same week with other people she loved it so much. More...

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Michael Danehower

29 August 2018

They are great. Good food and awesome servers.

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Megan Lloyd

29 August 2018

Busy brunch spot with a variety of options on their rotating menu. Suitable for special dietary needs (vegan, gluten-free), but also offers favorites like burritos bursting with meat and veggies. Their coffee drinks are delightful and the shakes are good. Recently updated my review to a fifth star because the waitstaff (management included) has stepped it up lately. More...

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Mike K

29 August 2018

Food was good. They need to get rid of a few tables. It's way too crowded! I felt claustrophobic.

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טלי אושרי

29 August 2018

Great atmosphere. Nice pancakes and fries.Very good service.Nice people.

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Kenneth Kahn

29 August 2018

Great food and service. Everything is fresh. Good coffee too.

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Christian Smith

29 August 2018

An amazing and accepting cafe. The cafe has a modern and almost nature like atmosphere. They serve many foods accepting of people's diets like gluten free and vegetarian/vegan. They also serve wacky drinks that I imagine would be awesome. More...

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Marcus Barkley

29 August 2018

Always a nice place to relax and enjoy a good meal in pleasant surroundings.

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Ben Keyser

29 August 2018

Wonderful breakfast spot! Delicious and quick!

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Sharon Morrow

29 August 2018

Good food and service! A little pricey!

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William Aldrich-Thorpe

29 August 2018

Our fav for breakfast! Food great as is the service.

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Frank Xu

29 August 2018

Absolutely phenomenal

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Norman Laborde

29 August 2018

The food here is so good. Great place to go if you're looking to brunch (especially if it's nice outside since they have outdoor seating). The chorizo bowl is exceptionally good and something different you can give a try. Also consider their coffee shakes because they're worth the million tons of sugar they probably have 100%. More...

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Mihaela Ciulianu

29 August 2018

Great brunch options

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Myke Kubiak

29 August 2018

Food is amazing and well worth the wait. Brunch crowd on weekends usually means around a 25-30 minute wait to be seated. Bottomless Kiva Han coffee is amazing, and they have bar seating which is great if you're alone. More...

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Andrea Hanna

29 August 2018

An incredibly popular spot with an insanely diverse and delicious menu. The place often has a line outside for people waiting for a seat in an establishment which is fairly sizeable. The menu has regular staples but also changes with the seasons. Be sure to check out the specials board and if you really like then you can get delivery. More...

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Rich Fitz

29 August 2018

Up watching the cooking channel 1-11-18 am. Pancake look crazy iam for them.

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Roberto Vega Peralta

29 August 2018

Legit for Vegans, jackfruit bowl is the way to go

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Vile

29 August 2018

Good food, very friendly staff. Tables are a bit too close together, but I got over it pretty quickly.

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Kristen Pauli

29 August 2018

Delicious and fresh!

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Weavre Cooper

29 August 2018

Popular for a reason - the food is great! Costs just a little more than some alternatives, but everything our party of 7 ordered was delicious, and they're great at meeting dietary needs. They even had several good vegan options, and dietary codes on the menu. Server was friendly and refilled coffee quickly even though the place was packed. More...

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Danielle Lammert

29 August 2018

My favorite breakfast place!!!

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Rosie Koster

29 August 2018

Square cafe is really cute and has some good food at some really fair prices. The only issue is that they really pack people in there, so you're pretty much rubbing elbows with your neighbor. Other than that, I had a great time there. Good coffee, too, which is surprising from a diner. More...

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James Byron

29 August 2018

Awesome!

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Chloe Shearer

29 August 2018

Amazing service, great pancakes, friendly staff took the time to tell us about the area.

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Jennifer Greene

29 August 2018

Pleasant atmosphere with satisfying gluten free choices.

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Hunter Hurst

29 August 2018

Good food. A couple buck more than Denny's but vastly better

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Alanna Reiter

29 August 2018

Awesome food and lovely outdoor seating.

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Suzanne Destfino

29 August 2018

I would eat here every day if I could. The wait can be a thing if you aren’t prepared. The food is delicious and the coffee is served in the best mugs ever. Lots of vegetarian options! We love the lemon ricotta pancakes and they always have some crazy good special! More...

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Shera Osborne

29 August 2018

New menu this week-very impressive! I had the new Brussels Sprouts bowl and it was amazing. Pancakes got rave reviews from our table and everyone loved the coffee and unique mugs. Fun and funky restaurant, highly recommend! More...

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Dann Rothwell

29 August 2018

The best! Always!

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Brycen Wershing

29 August 2018

Good, uniquely Pittsburgh, breakfast and lunch. Great options for vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free.

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Janice Nim

29 August 2018

Wonderful cooking. Very consistent quality. Great for mixed marriages (vegans and carnivores).

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M Fochs

29 August 2018

Square Cafe never fails to deliver. The food is great, the servers are friendly, and the coffee is always fresh. Only problem is finding parking and having to wait on weekends because everyone else loves Square as much as I do.

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Lauren Timen

29 August 2018

Always great food. A good place to take your kids to - we will always go back here!

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Carlos Balbin

29 August 2018

Great services, great food and great prices

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Dave Tautkus

29 August 2018

Food was good, even looking around at other tables, the quality seemed consistent. Bright and colorful inside, but not much wiggle room when there's a full house.