Toast POS vs Square for Retail

Starting Price

$79.00/month

$60.00/month

Best For

Toast is designed exclusively for foodservice. While other POS systems are split up between industries, Toast has always been focused on addressing the specific challenges of foodservice providers.

Whether you sell online or in store, Square for Retail can work for SMB to Mid Market businesses from wine to apparel and more.

Rating


4.3 / 5
(227)
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4.7 / 5
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Ideal number of Users

1 - 1000+

1 - 499

Ease of Use


4.4 / 5


  • "And do it all in one place - is awesome. And the fact that it is all so easy and user friendly is just a bonus."

  • "What I like most about this software is that it is user friendly, flexible and it offers a professional vision."


4.7 / 5


  • "I like the look/feel of the old app better. It seemed more user friendly."

  • "I like that the sofware is fast and easy to use for me and for customers. I like that the customer receives a bill via email."

Customer Support


4.1 / 5


  • "Very intuitive software and mobile friendly. Excellent customer service, very willing to help."

  • "The online ordering, gift cards and rewards has made an impact on our business. They also back up their product with solid customer support."


4.4 / 5


  • "There are a host of things I'd love changed, customer support really listens to my issues."

  • "It's easy to use and I almost never experience glitches, so customer service isn't even needed that much."

Features & Functionality


4.2 / 5


  • "We started using toast and to be honest I wasn't in love with it. After two months I genuinely loved the service."

  • "Toast is a great point of sale. It's easy to use interface mixed with helpful team make using this point of sale a breeze."


4.5 / 5


  • "I love that they send you all the equipment you need free of charge. And, it syncs well with Practice Better, my scheduling service."

  • "The best thing about using Square for Retail is the simplicity. I can train a user on it in literally about 5 minutes."

Value for Money


4.1 / 5


  • "Awesome product, completely cost effective and easy to work with."

  • "Toast will change your business for the better. Save your business money with toast."


4.5 / 5


  • "I have friends that use Square for their businesses and they are happy so overall it is worth the time to invest in the card readers."

  • "The cost are amazing and FREE EQUIPMENT can not be beat."

Product Features

  • check Bar POS
  • check Barcode Scanning
  • check Commission Management
  • check Discount Management
  • check eCommerce
  • check Gift Card Management
  • check Inventory Management
  • check Loyalty Program Support
  • check Pricing Management
  • check Restaurant POS
  • check Returns Tracking
  • check Sales Tracking
  • check User Access Permissions
  • check Bar POS
  • check Barcode Scanning
  • check Commission Management
  • check Discount Management
  • check eCommerce
  • check Gift Card Management
  • check Inventory Management
  • check Loyalty Program Support
  • check Pricing Management
  • close Restaurant POS
  • check Returns Tracking
  • check Sales Tracking
  • check User Access Permissions

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Platform

Web/Installed

Mobile

Web/Installed

Mobile

Support

  • 24/7 (Live Rep)
  • Business Hours
  • Online
  • 24/7 (Live Rep)
  • Business Hours
  • Online

Training

  • check In Person
  • check Live Online
  • check Webinars
  • check Documentation
  • close In Person
  • close Live Online
  • close Webinars
  • check Documentation

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