Gather vs Square for Restaurants

Starting Price

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Best For

Gather is a cloud-based software that helps thousands of restaurants, venues, and caterers manage their private events, banquets and catering workflow from initial inquiry to day-of execution.

Square for Restaurants is purpose-built to manage your entire restaurant operation seamlessly on one cohesive platform, empowering you to focus on what matters most -- your guest experience.

Ideal number of Users

1 - 1000+

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4.6 / 5
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4.3 / 5
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Ease of Use

4.7 / 5

  • "I love the fact that it is super easy to use, and very user friendly to teach out teams about it."

  • "I really enjoy the ease of use of the software, it is very user friendly and you can jump right in."

4.4 / 5

  • "I love the simple and clean colors and its super easy to use. Great product and I highly recommend to all the small business owners."

  • "We love the user friendly equipment, software and back office. Our customers love the hardware use as well."

Customer Support

4.7 / 5

  • "Their customer service is outstanding. They are friendly, knowledgeable and beyond thorough."

  • "The customer service is unparalleled. Awesome program combined with knowledgeable employees makes planning such an ease."

3.4 / 5

  • "So far my experience has been great. They have awesome customer service and very willing to answer every question you have."

  • "We love Square POS for our small local community theatre."

Features & Functionality

4.4 / 5

  • "The interface itself is beautiful and easy to use."

  • "It is so quick & easy and I just cant believe how effective it is to update for a client."

4.1 / 5

  • "This is a wonderful product, I loved the simplicity of setting up my little store/product lines."

  • "The ease of use was probably the best part of Square POS. It was simple, intuitive, and transfers worked great."

Value for Money

4.5 / 5

3.7 / 5

  • "Square is easy to use, reliable, inexpensive (we are Non-profit/Charitable). Has been good for what we needed it for."

  • "Its a great program to get your business off the ground for you to start taking money. Also works great for non-profits too, with lower fees."

Product Features

  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Built-in Accounting
  • Employee Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Kitchen Management
  • Menu Management
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Reservations Management
  • Table Management
  • Wait List Management
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  • 24/7 (Live Rep)
  • Business Hours
  • Online
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  • close In Person
  • check Live Online
  • check Webinars
  • check Documentation
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