Square 1

SQ1 Awards and Press

Wow, look at all the awards we’ve won! A huge THANK YOU to all of our fans!


2016, 2015, 2014 “Best Burger”
Readers’ Choice Pinellas, Tampa Bay Newspapers

2016, 2015 “Best Burger”
Best of Sarasota, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

2016 Best of Groupon

2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 “Certificate of Excellence”
Ranked in the Top 10% Worldwide on TripAdvisor

2015, 2014, 2013 “Best Burger”
2015 “Best Onion Rings”

Best of SW Florida, The News-Press

2015 “Best Gourmet Burger Menu”
Best of Metro, Tampa Bay Metro Magazine

2015, 2014, 2013 “Best Burger”
TBO.com South Tampa News & Tribune Readers’ Poll

2015, 2013, 2012 “Best Burger”
Best of, Sarasota Magazine

2014 “Best Burger”
TBO.com Brandon News & Tribune Readers’ Poll

2014, 2013 “Best Burger”
Reader’s Choice, Beach Beacon

Bill Shumate
2014 Restaurateur of the Year


2013 “Best Way to Dress Up Your Burger”
Florida Weekly

2012 “Best Portobello Burger”
Best of the Bay Editor’s Choice, Creative Loafing


Villages News: RESTAURANT REVIEW: Square 1 Burgers & Bar is much more than a typical burger joint