We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Liberal Cup

) #1 of 18 Restaurants in Hallowell $$ - $$$ American, ,
115 Water St, Ste 1, Hallowell, ME 04347-1357
+1 207-623-2739
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pot roast” (16 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
115 Water St, Ste 1, Hallowell, ME 04347-1357
Write a Review
Reviews (298)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 297 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I've had this on my to visit list for years and found myself in the area with family. First off, Hallowell is a cute, qaint downtown. I'll have to come back to explore. The restaurant itself had a nice tavern feel to it with lots...More

Thank hennaeel
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A nice meal at a bar/restaurant. Lively music was being performed. We had turkey and trimmings, pot roast with mashed potatoes and butternut squash and a chicken wrap. Save room for sinful desserts.

Thank Beth S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I took my mother-in-law and sister-in-law to lunch at the Liberal Cup. I had a chicken wrap that was excellent. They have a great list of local beers along with lots of good lunch choices. Try the sweet potato fries!!

Thank Jack L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved our lunch with a large group! Everyone had something different and the food was great! Fun place with great service and the prices are so affordable!

Thank MaineDebandDave
Reviewed 22 May 2017 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 2 May 2017

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

1  Thank Lee_DuPerry
Reviewed 27 April 2017

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
Nearby Restaurants
Slates Restaurant & Bakery
236 reviews
.15 km away
Joyce's in Hallowell
77 reviews
.27 km away
The Quarry Tap Room
74 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Liberal Cup
17 reviews
.00 km away
Maine State Museum
226 reviews
2.27 km away
Mahala's Day Spa
6 reviews
5.56 km away
Scrummy Afters Candy Shoppe
13 reviews
.04 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can you post your gluten-free menu? How extensive is it?
12 March 2017|
Answer Show all 5 answers
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|
Answer Show all 2 answers
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|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Larry B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to say there is no outdoor seating at the Liberal Cup
Improve this listing

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, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing