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Führe dein Restaurant mit Square for Restaurants so, wie du es dir immer gewünscht hast (schneller). Die Anwendung ist für den öffentlichen als auch den Küchenbereich deines Unternehmens ausgelegt.

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Vorteile:

So Simple and way easy to use. Really helps out small businesses everywhere.

Nachteile:

Any time that we did rung into something it was solved by customer service and was usually user error.

Bewertungen zu Square for Restaurants

Durchschnittliche Bewertung

Benutzerfreundlichkeit
4,5
Kundenservice
3,8
Funktionen
4,2
Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis
3,9

Weiterempfehlungsquote

7,9/10

Square for Restaurants hat eine Gesamtbewertung von 4,3 von 5 Sternen basierend auf 44 Nutzerbewertungen auf Capterra.

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Ryan
Ryan
Office Assistant in USA
Verifizierter Nutzer auf LinkedIn
Finanzdienstleistungen, 501–1.000 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 1 Jahr
Herkunft der Bewertung

Super easy to use and convenient!

5,0 vor 4 Jahren

Kommentare: I enjoy it a lot and will continue to use

Vorteile:

I really love using this software! It is so easy to use and is always quick to use, never issues with it! This is important in the restaurant

Nachteile:

The only con is that the fees get a little expensive at times, especially when you manually enter info

Dannyelle
Owner in USA
Essen & Trinken, 2–10 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 1 Jahr
Herkunft der Bewertung

In Betracht gezogene Alternativen:

Enough for what we need

5,0 vor 11 Monaten

Kommentare: 8/10 overall, with unique issues to certain industries that makes it frustrating here and there. I'd suggest it, there's a reason it's the most popular POS system for small businesses on the market, but don't expect it to be perfect!

Vorteile:

Easy to set up and adjust menus and such, does most everything we need it to do. Have to think outside the box to get it to do some of the things I need it to do, but overall, if you take the time to figure it out, you'll get there.

Nachteile:

A few things are a bit narrow in customizability, I wish we could do more variation in things like loyalty programs and discount set-ups, and sometimes some adjustments can be a bit tedious to change. We're a brewery with a constantly changing menu of beer offerings, so having to make 5-10 clicks per beverage change every single week can be a bit frustrating, but it's overall pretty user friendly so I can't complain too much.

Leah
Owner in USA
Essen & Trinken, 11–50 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 1 Jahr
Herkunft der Bewertung
Quelle: SoftwareAdvice

In Betracht gezogene Alternativen:

Glitchy Hellish Nightmare

1,0 vor 2 Jahren

Kommentare: Traumatizing. Glitches crashed our restaurant multiple nights in a row. Can’t handle a complex restaurant. Fine for a 1 terminal retail operation, but RUN AWAY if you are a restaurant owner. Use Toast!

Vorteile:

The price is the only good thing about this software. But you get what you pay for and it’s not worth the savings!

Nachteile:

The software is so glitchy that it has been an epic fail! QR codes fail; printers randomly disconnect; the software double & triple prints tickets (but with delays so it seems like new tickets); tech support is terrible (often barely speaks English & can’t solve complex issues). No on-site support like competing products. We’ve spent thousands of dollars on staff trying to figure it out, but random glitches that have no explanation crash the iPads, QR codes and printing capacity. This doesn’t even scratch the surface of the issues we’ve had. The software cannot handle the complexity of a restaurant. NIGHTMARE!

Camila
Manager in USA
Restaurants, 11–50 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: 6-12 Monate
Herkunft der Bewertung

In Betracht gezogene Alternativen:

the best POS for restaurants

4,0 vor 3 Jahren

Kommentare: Square was a huge help for us as a restaurant this year. With covid-19 businesses had to move really fast to the online market and Square provides the tools to get there really fast and easy.

Vorteile:

It is really easy to set up, the price is way better than the other systems in the market, it works with wifi and you can use it on your laptop, Ipad, smartphone. I love how they offer the CRM tool and even more I love how easy is to create a website for your restaurant with them.

Nachteile:

they could improve some of the features so It is even easier and faster to select the items. for example to add more options to the conditional words ( add, yes, No, extra, etc...) they could put the option to replace (ex: replace Ham for turkey) so when we have a customer who wants to customize a product we do not have to write long sentences all the time, instead we can just click a few buttons and is done.

Kevin
Director Of Operations in USA
Essen & Trinken, 2–10 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 1 Jahr
Herkunft der Bewertung

In Betracht gezogene Alternativen:

The Obivious choice for Payment processing

5,0 vor 4 Jahren

Kommentare: The major benefits we experience are as follow: Payment processing is a breeze, we are able to integrate our system with Quick books seamlessly, the many option for accepting payment means we never miss out on being able to receive payment at any time, Customer service is very helpful and they genuinely care about helping your business succeed and the most important for us is we never have to think about it, it just works.

Vorteile:

Square has streamlined my credit card processing immensely, We were using a different merchant service before that had higher fees and less intuitive features. Square is very useful for our staff accepting payments on site, at events, Bar Tending and processing catering invoice payments. it is fully integrated with our Quickbooks software for a streamlined process. The speed in which receiving credit to our bank account is also pleasantly fast. Finally being able to accept a credit card while in an out of service area (No Wifi/Cellular) is an excellent feature we have already taken advantage of.

Nachteile:

There are no issues in the two years I have been using Square to report. The addition of NFC payments has made my life even better!

Christina
Interim manager in USA
Essen & Trinken, 2–10 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Business owner’s best friend

5,0 vor 3 Jahren

Kommentare: The choice to use Square for our credit/debit transactions was the best choice for us financially. Signing up was stress free, without a ton of confusing paperwork, and the fees were more than manageable. In less than a week I received a card reader that was compatible with my device, and free of charge. Transactions are securely managed by the Square app that allows me to track sales any time I want. A very small percentage of each transaction goes to fees and is processed immediately eliminating the monthly bill process. The app also features tools that track inventory, set up promotional offers, loyalty rewards, and collect feedback from my customers. On app tutorials walk you through everything with outstanding customer service for the bigger issues.

Vorteile:

The financial side of any business can be very stressful. Square offers a wide variety of tools and resources that help business owners monitor sales, track inventory, and reward customer loyalty. It’s free to join, and fees are a small percentage of each transaction. Using the app eliminates paperwork giving me more time to focus more on customer satisfaction.

Nachteile:

Not a software, but a very minor inconvenience with the round jack. The reader would occasionally turn during a card swipe, causing a read error. I secured a thin piece of sturdy plastic on the back side of the reader that uses the back of my device as an anchor.

Nick
Owner in USA
Essen & Trinken, 51–200 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 1 Jahr
Herkunft der Bewertung

In Betracht gezogene Alternativen:

Square For Restaurants is A+++

5,0 vor 11 Monaten

Vorteile:

Great features, easy to use, fast, great hardware and customer support

Nachteile:

No cons come to mind. Square has pretty perfect for our needs

sarah
cafe manager in USA
Restaurants, 11–50 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 1 Jahr
Herkunft der Bewertung

Love it!

5,0 vor 5 Jahren

Vorteile:

The ease of entering in new items and organizing the screens is great and easy enough for even staff to do. We have worked with them to get certain end of day reports we needed but overall the accessibility to access what you need whether it be item sales per day, hour, category, etc. is really simple. Sending refunds, looking up transactions, or sending coupons is super fast and way easier than any other system I have used. The staff loves it because their tips have tripled with the suggested percentage buttons on the customer screen.

Nachteile:

At first it was hard for me to gain access to troubleshooting help as a manager because I am not the owner of the company. They seem to have changed protocol lately so now when I call it is no problem. There are constant updates so sometimes there are changes in the system and certain ones we don't like or want. However, I have been able to call and they can talk me through how to change the settings.

Bryan
Marketing Manger in USA
Marktforschung, 11–50 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Swipe right material

4,0 vor 5 Jahren

Kommentare: Overall ok. Worked most of the time and I like that you can hook up your phone to the little swiping dude. Fix the tipping section at a buyer's checkout stage and you will do wonders. Lower CC fees please.

Vorteile:

Working at a restaurant, this software made life easy for everybody (most of the time). Easy to set up a menu and add images, calculate tax, and reports.

Nachteile:

When wifi went down so did our morale. However, the worst thing about this program was the Tipping Section. Customer's can't read the fine text at the tip checkout phase. They are deer in headlights. "Where do i sign?!" "What do I do" There is a big hiccup at this stage of the check out. Please bring up to your UX team. Square needs to make it simpler for end users. Bless them. I heard the fees are higher than most competitors.

Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Program Analyst in USA
Verifizierter Nutzer auf LinkedIn
Staatsverwaltung, 1.001–5.000 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Square for Restaurants

4,0 vor 2 Jahren

Kommentare: My experience overall has been positive. I prefer to order where I select what I want and hopefully there is less room for not getting the correct item. It's convenient and saves having to use paper receipts.

Vorteile:

Using square is a convenient way to order food and pay your bill at restaurants. Even in group settings you can split the check or have different people add orders to one bill.

Nachteile:

I think as more restaurants go to a digital menu and checkout process I would assume that new features would be added. There is nothing that sticks out in my mind that we have had issues with.

Brian
Owner in USA
Verifizierter Nutzer auf LinkedIn
Essen & Trinken, 11–50 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: 6-12 Monate
Herkunft der Bewertung
Quelle: GetApp

Not Ready For Prime Time

2,0 vor 4 Jahren

Kommentare: All the good things about Square exist with other systems that lack the bad things. They are new to the restaurant space and they are evolving, but they are not there yet.

Vorteile:

The user interface is clear and simple. It works perfectly well for our servers.

Nachteile:

The back of house reporting is a disaster. I’ve never worked with a more complicated, obtuse, confusing reporting function. They say you can customize your reports, but that’s true in only the simplest sense. We can’t customize reports so that all the info we want is in one place. We still need to bounce from report to report to find the data we need. It takes my bookkeeper far longer to reconcile sales to receivables than ever before, and occasionally we spend hours trying to make sense, on the phone with support personnel who also can’t make sense of the reports. Any positive reviews of the reporting functions are from customers that really use the reports seriously or diligently. If you care that your receipts are correct, Square makes it virtually impossible.

Angela
Owner/manager in USA
Essen & Trinken, 2–10 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Kostenlose Testversion
Herkunft der Bewertung

In Betracht gezogene Alternativen:

An ok solution

3,0 vor 3 Jahren

Kommentare: It was easy to set up. Free version lacks features and credit card processing is a bit wacky. Plus or paid version send like it would fix most issues leaving a functional but lacking system.

Vorteile:

Easy to buy local at Best Buy, easy to set up and great menu! I also love the daily sales report that I get via email.

Nachteile:

Certain functions not available on free version (understandable) but even the paid version didn’t leave great options. Partial payment and leave tab open would be very difficult. And the support said even with paid software “it’s not set up for tab management“ I’m a bar all we do is run tabs. Also refunds don’t work well and to adjustment is extremely difficult! Oh and why only the white case? I didn’t want a proprietary system so their new black version didn’t work for me.

Verifizierter Rezensent
Verifizierter Nutzer auf LinkedIn
Restaurants, 2–10 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: 6-12 Monate
Herkunft der Bewertung
Quelle: GetApp

"Square for Restaurants" is not for Restaurants.

3,0 vor 3 Jahren

Kommentare: They slapped the words 'For Restaurants' on a product that has not been properly optimized for restaurants. For very small, very simple operation (e.g. coffee shops) it is probably fine. Beyond that steer clear if you are a restaurant. The convenient tech on the backend does not justify to the awful day-today, and utterly useless reporting.

Vorteile:

Setup is easy. HR, on-boarding, benefits, payroll, CC processing all built in is very convenient.

Nachteile:

Unfortunately this is all overshadowed by the day-to-day experience of using the POS for an actual restaurant, especially if you are using a combination of online ordering from a Square website, and in-person dining. Creating new menu items is very tedious, even when duplicating. Drill-down reporting is almost non-existent, stops at the category level. E.g. I have a category called "Beer" that contains 8 different beers. I can see how much gross sales the category does, but I cannot look into the category to see any more detail than that. I have to look at the entire inventory itemized sales report and pick the beers out 1 by 1 to get info on which ones are selling.

Jarrod
Manager in USA
Restaurants, 2–10 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 1 Jahr
Herkunft der Bewertung

In Betracht gezogene Alternativen:

Super Intuitive

5,0 vor 2 Jahren

Vorteile:

We are a food truck and catering company. Square is by far the most intuitive and convenient P.O.S. for our business. I cannot say enough about how simple and effective square is as a P.O.S for a food truck.

Nachteile:

Really and truly we have had no issues with square. Any time that we did rung into something it was solved by customer service and was usually user error.

Elizabeth
Owner in USA
Essen & Trinken, 2–10 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 1 Jahr
Herkunft der Bewertung

Square for Restaurants

3,0 vor 11 Monaten

Vorteile:

POS is easy to use and set up. Its a straight forward POS that my employees have no problem using.

Nachteile:

Orders are in a list view by date ordered. If they could be in a calendar for by date and time of pick up it would be game changing for my business. I currently use appointments embedded in my website which has its own issues but because it presents in a calendar it keeps me organized for preparation and pick up.

Lori
Owner/Barista in USA
Restaurants, Selbstständig
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Great for my small business

5,0 vor 11 Monaten

Vorteile:

Inexpensive, very easy to set up and use.

Nachteile:

Some of the software features on the Square terminal can be clunky would be great if certain features could be turned off/customized by the end user.

Larry
Owner in USA
Essen & Trinken, 2–10 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Hot mess

5,0 vor 11 Monaten

Kommentare: Great all around system

Vorteile:

Easy system to use and made to where anyone.

Nachteile:

Not enough loan options when you really need them

dario
Owner in USA
Restaurants, 11–50 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

SQUARE POS and its issues

3,0 letztes Jahr

Kommentare: Processing orders and time keeping

Vorteile:

Trying to improve the reports and order processing

Nachteile:

No onsite help to set up properly so consequently not able to use all it's features

Harry
General Manager in USA
Restaurants, 11–50 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 1 Jahr
Herkunft der Bewertung

Not really for full service restaurants

3,0 vor 4 Jahren

Kommentare: The advantage is that you can get into to it inexpensively. But if you have experience in a full service restaurant, you will immediately find where it is lacking. No way to start tabs, back end reports are not helpful, occasional payments disappear, not real support set-up, no real-time off site reports available.

Vorteile:

Easy to set up and inexpensive, financed equipment

Nachteile:

Doesn't handle large volume well, back-end reporting lacking, customer support non-existant

James
Owner in USA
Essen & Trinken, 2–10 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: 6-12 Monate
Herkunft der Bewertung

Great addition to our food truck

5,0 vor 11 Monaten

Vorteile:

Ease of UseCompact size and portable POSSimply display and user friendly

Nachteile:

More payment options needed. Ie cashapp. Need reporting that shows alternative payment options

Katharyn
Owner in USA
Essen & Trinken, 11–50 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 1 Jahr
Herkunft der Bewertung

Love Our Square POS

5,0 vor 11 Monaten

Kommentare: Great

Vorteile:

How easy it is to use and how it changed our lives

Nachteile:

Started charging for staff scheduling for the basic program.

Jonathen
FoH Manager in USA
Restaurants, 11–50 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 1 Jahr
Herkunft der Bewertung

Great as long as you got it

5,0 vor 3 Jahren

Vorteile:

I loved how in depth and detailed one could get and that it considered things like substitutions and such.

Nachteile:

Heaven forbid something wasn't working on the machine and we needed customer support. Always was a hassle, especially if it was an issue involving the POS system not wanting to be online.

Malecia
Freelance Contractor in USA
Marketing & Werbung, 11–50 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

All Things Effective

5,0 vor 3 Jahren

Kommentare: My overall experience has been well, I always tend to get either a paper receipt or an email receipt and a survey about my service.

Vorteile:

What I like the most about square processing payments is that it makes it very easy to restore that customer's information such as email, phone number and past transaction history and payments.

Nachteile:

There's nothing that I dislike about the software. I have run into no problems thus far. It is pretty effective.

Karen
Owner in Australien
Essen & Trinken, 11–50 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: 1-5 Monate
Herkunft der Bewertung

Advertises as free But takes high % and functions are extra

2,0 vor 4 Jahren

Kommentare: It works ok. If you purchase the full upgrades you try in the trial
The reality of the free version is woefully inadequate

Vorteile:

The integration to inventory management system and xero and payment system via online store too

Nachteile:

Its expensive. Starts around 1.7% of your sales. The free version has massive limitations on functionality. Standard POS functions like end of day closing reports and having different users permissions /access are all part of the upgrade version. I feel they deliberately limit key functions to force you to upgrade whilst heavily promoting its free. Upgrade is Maybe another $200/mth. So 1.7% of your total sales plus $2400 p.a.

Greg
Owner in USA
Restaurants, 2–10 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 1 Jahr
Herkunft der Bewertung

Used square for a food trailer.

4,0 vor 4 Jahren

Kommentare: Square has been great for our food trailer. Ours came with a card swiper and we purchased the chip reader for less than $50.00.

Vorteile:

Square is easy to use. The chip reader is easy to connect to your phone with bluetooth. The transaction are in your account the next day.

Nachteile:

The chip reader does not stay on long enough when not in use, and you have to reconnect to your phone everytime you turn it back on.