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The Liberty Restaurant

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221 E Elm St, Penn Yan, NY 14527-1357
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11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Penn Yan, New York
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles 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 to deal with them. if you can not handle what you have in front of... More 

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Thank Celia E
Rochester, New York
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78 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 the shore. Our server was friendly and accommodating. Within easy walking distance of Fingerlakes B&B,... More 

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2 Thank Freespirit134
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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.

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3 Thank Meuson
Rochester, New York
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles 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...

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3 Thank Biscuit P
Millville, Pennsylvania
1 review
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4 of 5 bubbles 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)

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2 Thank April S
New York
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 have ever eaten. Could not finish.

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1 Thank lyk2byk
Cleveland, Ohio
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2013

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

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1 Thank Bonesaw50
York, Pennsylvania
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 we went. The service was great, and the menu reflected wide experience with chicken, beef,... More 

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Thank FrankCorinne M
Keuka Lake NY
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 of food. Prices are very reasonable, and although today so many places are going ala... More 

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Thank QKA
naples fl
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302 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2013

What a nice hidden gem in Penn Yan. Found this place based on the reviews here and man were we ever pleased. I had the special chicken dish and my wife had a seafood special that was out of this world! Paired it with a nice bottle of local wine ($16) and we walked away very satisfied and happy. Even... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?