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Give Kisses, Get BOGO!

We're spreading love and creating puckered lips all over West-Central Florida!

For Valentine’s Day, Awesome the Cow is shooting Cupid’s arrow by giving away FREE burgers! Any guest that snaps a smooching photo at the restaurant on the “Day of Love” and posts it to our Facebook Wall and/or hashtags #Square1Burgers on Instagram will receive BOGO Burgers! 

The photo can be taken with significant others, children, family members or puppies, but not with unconsenting strangers. So go ahead... Give Awesome a kiss and get BOGO Burgers!


Another #Awesome Award!

Square 1 Burgers Awards and Recognition

Wow! Look at all the awards we've racked up! A huge thank you to all of our supporters!

2015 "Best Burger"
Best of Sarasota, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

2015, 2014, 2013 "Best Burger" & 2015 "Best Onion Rings"
Best of SW Florida, The News-Press

2015, 2014 "Best Burger"
Readers' Choice Pinellas, Tampa Bay Newspapers

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 "Certificate of Excellence"
Ranked in the Top 10% Worldwide on TripAdvisor

2014, 2013 "Best Burger"
Readers' Choice Beach Beacon

Bill Shumate
2014 Restaurateur of the Year


Joanie Corneil
2013 Business Woman of the Year Finalist

Tampa Bay Business Journal

2013 "Best Way to Dress Up Your Burger"
Florida Weekly

2012 "Best Portobello Burger"
Best of the Bay Editor's Choice, Creative Loafing


Join us at Winter Wonderride!

Put on your finest reindeer themed gear, polish your spokes, and get ready to enjoy a scenic bike ride through the heart of downtown Tampa. We're serving our delicious food and sponsoring this wonderful charity event on December 13th. Click here to learn more, sign up, and join us out at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park!


Happy Holidays from Square 1 Burgers & Bar!

We would like to thank you for your patronage and loyalty throughout the year. This holiday season we have an Awesome promotion for your holiday gift card needs:

For no hassle shopping, purchase gift cards from SQ1 for your employees and business associates.

Looking for a place to hold your office holiday celebration? Have it in one of our private dining "Burger Rooms." We also have a catering menu available for events or private parties; find it by clicking here.

Square 1 Burgers & Bar features 100% humanely raised, antibiotic- and hormone-free proteins, including Angus, Buffalo, Kobe, Chicken, Turkey, Lamb, Portobello Mushroom and Vegan burgers. We also use locally-farmed vegetables in our fresh-made salads.

What better way to enjoy the holiday season than with SQ1's 3-4-5 Happy Hour? $5 Specialty Drinks, $4 Wines, and $3 Draft Beers! For information about upcoming specials and events at Square 1, please visit us on Facebook.

At Square 1 Burgers & Bar, our goal is to provide you with the best burgers, atmosphere and libations. We want you to visit Square 1 and find your Awesome, leaving our doors thinking "What a nice party!"

Thank you again, and we look forward to seeing you soon! Happy Holidays!

Square 1 Burgers & Bar


Weekly Specials

Join us weekly for Happy Hour! Square One has always been a group favorite, but it's far from business as usual when you take a seat at our bar.

Tuesday:  All-American Tuesdays
Enjoy an All-American burger and a beer for only $10.99! What says America better than a burger and beer? Nothing, we say! Awesome.

Wednesday: $3 Onion Rings
Yes, you read that correctly. Our beer battered homemade onion rings are the best around and only $3 every Wednesday. Hump day is finally cool again!

Thursday: Thirsty Thursdays!
Thursday is the new Friday. From 3pm till close, take a seat at the Square 1 full bar and try one of our martinis for only $4, or select craft beers for just $3!

Daily Happy Hour Specials: