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The Liberal Cup

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Good place for lunch near Augusta, Maine.

Before leaving for Augusta, we looked up restaurants to go to for lunch and The Liberal Cup was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Marylin G
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Pepperell, Massachusetts
Good comfort food

Large portions freshly made meals. I had the meatloaf it was delicious. I made two meals out of it... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Jack P
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4 weeks ago
“Good place for lunch near Augusta, Maine.”
10 Jul 2018
“Good comfort food”
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115 Water St, Hallowell, ME 04347-1357
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Before leaving for Augusta, we looked up restaurants to go to for lunch and The Liberal Cup was highly recommended. While it was a little confusing when we first arrived to know where to go, the wait staff was very helpful. The food was very...More

Thank Marylin G
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Large portions freshly made meals. I had the meatloaf it was delicious. I made two meals out of it. They have a large selection of craft beer. The place was very busy on a Saturday night but they seem to still run at a good...More

Thank Jack P
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Fast friendly service! Nice atmosphere, sort of colonial. Yummy beer cheese soup. This month it’s made with a pepper-jack cheese, so tangy heat. They serve it with pretzels but would love a crusty piece of bread (personal taste). Server TJ was way helpful and efficient....More

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 22 May 2017

My first visit to this eatery. From the looks of the outside, it appears tiny; however, that is wrong. Plenty of room, wonderful decor and the food/service were impeccable. You must try the beer sampler for sure!

Thank littlebettyjr
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

This is a large restaurant with a small bar area. On a Thursday evening, we had to wait 30 minutes for a table. The restaurant was quite popular. There were a lot of beer choices, but we don't drink. Service was good. I had a...More

1  Thank Annapearl
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Great food, good prices, great beer. A wait at dinner time is not unusual. Trivia night is fun. We go often!

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I decided to eat out tonight and we decided to go to liberal cup I had the meatloaf and it was outstanding don't have it with gravy don't waste your time the meatloaf is great plain with mashed potatoes

Thank PRoy040
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Beers offered just nothing special..food is hit or miss...service is not great...rude waiters...much better choices near by...

Thank STEVEN H
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Heard of this spot from relatives. What a quaint little tavern. The food was great as everyone's plates were cleaned!! Staff was very helpful and they had children's sizes

1  Thank Mayoacmayo
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

Pork belly with fresh brussel sprouts served on Brie mashed potatoes! I was expecting lower grade pub food but was pleasantly amazed. Hubby had vodka cured salmon with a mango/coconut milk purée. Our friends had a ribeye and the prime rib. Beautifully prepared w/ great...More

1  Thank RamponaO
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