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The Liberal Cup

115 Water St, Ste 1, Hallowell, ME 04347-1357
+1 207-623-2739
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
115 Water St, Ste 1, Hallowell, ME 04347-1357
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beer soups are good, some better than others but that depends on your flavah! Beers are good and the food is fairly consistent. Bangers and mash, rueben sandwich, fish sandwich are delicious. Priced reasonably and always busy. Great pub

Thank Jonesyknows
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by for a beer and food as this place produces its own craft beer. Place is quiet noise however many of the local people stopped here for a beer and a place for dinner. Not fancy but a fun place to visit. The different...More

Thank Lee_DuPerry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our favorite lunch-from-work place. The food is great and the service is fast, friendly, and practical. I usually get the grilled flank steak with green beans, but they will also turn the turkey club into a salad, which works for my low-carb efforts....More

Thank travveller95
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Anytime I am in the area I make a point to come to the Liberal Cup, whether it is for food, a beer, or for both. The food is always excellent and the portions are big enough that you can have leftovers for later. Their...More

Thank Colin W
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Met a friend for dinner on a recent Saturday night. They do not take reservations for small parties, so we put in our name and went to the bar. The Hollow Ale IPA was very good to start. After 20 minutes we were seated. Service...More

Thank cornbread35
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

If anything Liberal Cup has improved, it was already great. Came after a doctors appointment. Had an excellent experience. Try it, especially if you love beer.

Thank aburnham2
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Good food, excellent beer, nice atmosphere. Liberal Cup brews their beer. Bug Lager is great with lemon and Alewife Ale are fabulous. Have a reuben or beer cheese soup. You will leave quite happy!

Thank brenda698
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We ate lunch here today. It was our 1st visit and we will definitely be returning. It was busy, for a Monday, but we got right in and were served quickly. The menu and beer list are diverse. There was something to please everyone. Our...More

Thank clamcake67
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

If your looking for an authentic feeling English pub, you have to visit this restaurant. As soon as you walk in it's like your in London. The staff are right there to greet you and take care of your tastes the entire visit. They have...More

Thank Twitch1971
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

The Liberal Cup is a great small town family restaurant. The quality of food is wonderful and portion sizes are generous. I recommend the fish and chips or the Shepard's pie.

Thank jryder63
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can you post your gluten-free menu? How extensive is it?
12 March 2017|
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Response from tishlangdon | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Why don't you call and speak to the restaurant directly. Only they would know that answer.
Do you have gluten free options?
11 February 2017|
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Response from mhart2002 | Reviewed this property |
We ate there this past fall and they did have a gluten free menu.
Outdoor seating? We are traveling with a dog. Thanks
5 July 2016|
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Response from Larry B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to say there is no outdoor seating at the Liberal Cup
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Water St, Ste 1, Hallowell, ME 04347-1357
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Hallowell
  • Phone Number: +1 207-623-2739
  • E-mail