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Square Market & Cafe

36 Public Sq, Columbia, TN 38401-3356
+1 931-840-3636
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (42 reviews)
“sandwich” (14 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
36 Public Sq, Columbia, TN 38401-3356
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly employees and owner! Does a great job with call in orders to go! Always a good soup or sweet treat for your taste buds as well.

Thank Walker H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I worked in Columbia, I ate here every week. Now I only dream of eating lunch here. They have an awesome chicken queso soup that is only served a couple days a week, (used to be Wed. & Thurs). I also recommend the chicken...More

Thank Lexi B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited three times and the food was good on every visit. I would avoid their key lime pie: very dense and not at all light as one would expect. If you dine on a special occasion such as Easter or Mother's Day, expect...More

Thank I8783TNgregorys
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely lunch spot! The chicken salad sandwich is really delicious, as is everything else I have tried. This is a favorite spot for those of us who love our downtown area. If the weather is nice, try to grab an outside table and...More

Thank Teresa Dalton S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch here and really enjoyed the experience. Very friendly staff and a comfortable environment. Good menu with enough variety to please everyone. The food was well prepared and very flavorful. Price is very good for what you get. Also, great place for people...More

Thank Kayce C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited for lunch shortly after noon on a weekday. This resturant is very popular for those who work in downtown Columbia so it is usually crowed at lunch time. However, a table was available immediately and we were waited on within...More

Thank R E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While going from Birmingham to Louisville, we stopped here for lunch and were very glad we did. We both greatly enjoyed our meals and the surroundings. The Tennessee Hot Brown was as good as the Hot Browns we've had in Louisville. We enjoyed our soup...More

Thank Howard H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I had a salmon salad. The salmon was cooked to perfection.The salad was fresh and crisp, yummy dressing. I love this place and will be going back.

Thank Lelia B
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Took lunch with out of town guests. The "30 minute" wait for a table was longer than that. Then again, it was just after lunch hour, so I guess that isn't too unexpected. What was unexpected was the additional wait to even get drinks or...More

1  Thank BlueHighwayTraveler
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The bruschetta I ordered for lunch was not what I expected as the bread was mushy - very little toasting - and there were no fresh herbs.

Thank JaneColumbia_TN
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Public Sq, Columbia, TN 38401-3356
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 931-840-3636
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