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The Liberty Restaurant

221 E Elm St, Penn Yan, NY 14527-1357
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
18 Feb 2018
“Best hidden secret in Penn Yan”
15 Apr 2016
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
221 E Elm St, Penn Yan, NY 14527-1357
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

I found this place by taking a detour several years ago. Now anytime I am in Penn Yan & I need lunch I stop in. They have a separate dining area that would work for families or you can just sit at the bar, if...More

Thank Dominic V
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Not a very good experience,the bar tenders need to be well aware of situations that are well in front of them and react to them according which they do not. They must first learn to not argue with someone who is highly intoxicated know how...More

Thank Celia E
Reviewed 29 August 2014

They've recently changed their name to "Top of the Lake." Beautiful view of the north end of Keuka Lake offset average food. We arrived at 5:30 with no reservation and had our choice of seating on the wide deck overlooking the lawn and docks along...More

2  Thank Freespirit134
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Tonight we phoned to reserve for dinner at the Liberty Restaurant. We were told it has moved to the location where Top of the Lake Restaurant is located. It is still called Top of the Lake, so Liberty Restaurant doesn't exist any more.

3  Thank Meuson
Reviewed 24 July 2014

It's okay....most locals stay away.....it'd weird hearing the great reviews because it's not the best place in town by far! Just okay...

3  Thank Biscuit P
Reviewed 9 February 2014 via mobile

Food was delicious. The service was very fast and friendly. (Although info needs updated to "top of the lake," it's not the place/picture shown....it has moved)

2  Thank April S
Reviewed 10 November 2013

After hearing rave reviews online and from locals we decided to check out the restaurant on a Thursday night. Service was exceptional while our menu choices were not. One of the specials was not what we expected and the delmonico steak was the toughest I...More

1  Thank lyk2byk
Reviewed 21 October 2013

A gem in Penn Yan. Dinner was amazing. Reasonable prices. Staff was friendly. It's cash only so be prepared.

1  Thank Bonesaw50
Reviewed 18 October 2013

The Liberty Restaurant in Penn Yan is great. We've been going to the Finger Lakes for many years, but this was our first visit to the Liberty. One of the wine hosts at a local vineyard suggested the Liberty to us, and we are glad...More

Thank FrankCorinne M
Reviewed 30 September 2013

My wife and I have eaten here a few times, and each time it gets better and better! We have tried several of the entrees and all have been excellent. The place is a bit short on ambiance, but makes up for it in quality...More

Thank QKA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 E Elm St, Penn Yan, NY 14527-1357
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Penn Yan
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