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The Liberal Cup

Closed Now: 11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Open today: 11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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 August 22, 2018
Marylin G
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 July 10, 2018
Jack P
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22 Aug 2018
“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 June 25, 2014

My cousins and I stopped for a drink after walking on the rail trail. We tried the beers that are brewed right on site and they were wonderful. We loved the ambiance and the service was great. It's a fun place to hang out!

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Reviewed August 22, 2018

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 July 10, 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 October 27, 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 608elainew
Reviewed May 22, 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!

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Reviewed September 1, 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 August 25, 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 August 22, 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 July 8, 2016 via mobile

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

Reviewed March 12, 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 November 14, 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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