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Square Market & Cafe

36 Public Sq, Columbia, TN 38401-3356
+1 931-840-3636
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (44 reviews)
“panini” (8 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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36 Public Sq, Columbia, TN 38401-3356
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Busy place with great food and friendly service. If you go at lunch you may expect a wait and or limited seating.

Thank Djc0721
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This café is cozy and quaint with an incredible menu and ambience. The food is delightful and the music soothing. Great place!

Thank Stephanie E
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Be sure to stop into the Square Market & Cafe! Our lunch was delicious! Two of us got the salmon salad and it came with two large salmon fillets. One of us got the Tomato Artichoke soup and house salad (greens, feta, bacon, croutons, and...More

Thank morrishj
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Had the Ruben and it was outstanding. The service was very good. You feel at home here. If you are too full to eat a dessert then take one home.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We love the food offered at this restaurant. It's top notch, and this is not a chain. The staff are always friendly, service is excellent, and food is great! Parking is easiest behind the building and walk through the breeze way to gain entry. 👍🏻👍🏻

Thank SLEACH72002
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I have eaten lunch here a few times and each time I expect to be disappointed in something or another but I can honestly say that this place is spectacular in every way. The food is top notch and 1st class. The wait staff can't...More

Thank Chad-sama
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Saw that this was a top pick on TripAdvisor and decided to give it a shot after touring the square. Lunch time and the place was slammed but found seats at the counter. We enjoyed the sandwich and soups and got a slice of pie...More

Thank David N
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I met her niece and her family for lunch. They drove 2 hrs to meet us here. The food and menu selection were great, and the service exceptional. A must visit.

Thank Glenn J
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Great food and great service! Had the salmon salad..yummy! After an awful experience at Pucketts, this was a welcome relief! Will definitely visit again!

Thank Sherry R
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I cannot even begin to say how great this place is. We were visiting Columbia for a week and all the locals said this is the place to go. It is tucked away in the corner of the public square, and by no means should...More

Thank Daniel L
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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, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 AM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 AM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 AM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 AM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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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