Squirrel Review & Alternatives (2021 Guide)

Founded back in 1984, Squirrel POS is one of the oldest providers on this list. It’s a legacy (i.e. “old school”) POS system that has received several updates to improve it’s flexibility and usefulness in the modern age. The system is locally installed on a Windows or Linux based operating system. Users can also access Squirrel through a cloud based app.

Squirrel Systems is a point of sale system for the hospitality industry. You can use this POS for omnichannel order management. Your customers can use Squirrel to place online orders for pickup or delivery. You can also enable tableside ordering through Squirrel.

Squirrel POS accepts various types of payments.

We’ve also compiled a list of Squirrel Systems’s pros and cons that you should take into considerations:

Pros of Squirrel Systems

  • Great customer support
  • Accept multiple forms of payment
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Cons of Squirrel Systems

  • Lack of transparency in pricing
  • Proprietary Hardware
  • Built-in 3rd party delivery integrations not found
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What’s the best Squirrel Systems alternative?

As an alternative to Squirrel Systems, TrufflePOS is an industry-leading POS system, built for restaurants. If you’re looking to either launch your online ordering system or an end-to-end enterprise POS solution, Truffle is your go-to option.

Why Choose TrufflePOS Over Squirrel Systems
TrufflePOS
Squirrel
Online Ordering Platform with Built-in Driver Tracking
Driver Application
Enterprise Deployment (multi-location ready)
Built-in Marketing Engine with Email Campaign Management
Back Office Hardware Not Required
Smart-Food Locker System
Built-in 3rd Party Delivery Integrations
Online Table Reservations
Built-in Kitchen Display System
Food Wastage Tracking

Top 4 Reasons To Go With Truffle POS

Enterprise-level functionality with flexible pricing

Gain access to a full range of options with enterprise-level functionality that fits all budget types. Scale your restaurant from one location to thousands with Truffle POS – faster at innovation than any other legacy systems in the marketplace.

More than just a POS

Instead of using other POS systems that provide 10% of what we offer, you can gain access to our Restaurant Management System – Everything you need to run and scale your restaurant. From Marketing to customer engagement and rewards.

Future proof your restaurant

Make sure your restaurant stays at the top of the industry trends, with features such as Cloud Kitchen Management, Contactless Food Locker Pickup System, Restaurant Automation, Marketing Analytics. Working with TrufflePOS also means working for other social causes – We integrate with systems that allow you to offer unsold food as donations to those in need.

Cross-platform compatibility

IOS, Windows, Android

A core difference between us and the competition is our ability to run on any hardware platform, Windows, IOS & Android, so as technology changes we are always ready to deploy (hardware agnostic)

Restaurants Who Choose TrufflePOS Over Other Solutions

Rieley K.
Rieley K.
Owner, Cilantro & Chive
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"Truffle's support and services have been incredible. Quick turnarounds, attentive and patient support team, intuitive back end and ease of use puts this system far above our previous system."
Tammy A.
Tammy A.
GM, Yiannis Taverna
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"Before using TrufflePOS we were spending more time, money, and effort using multiple systems that did not talk to each other. This was the best investment we’ve made this year."
David O.
David O.
Mikado Restaurant
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"I would highly recommend Truffle POS to other Restaurateurs, They truly take a partnership approach and deliver the best service which allows us to deliver a unique customer experience."

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