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The Liberty Restaurant

221 E Elm St, Penn Yan, NY 14527-1357
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Apr 15, 2016
Aug 28, 2014
“Decent meal with a great view”
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11:00 am - 2:00 pmAll hours
221 E Elm St, Penn Yan, NY 14527-1357
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Reviewed April 15, 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 August 28, 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 August 22, 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 July 23, 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 February 8, 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 November 10, 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 October 21, 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 October 18, 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 September 30, 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
Reviewed September 17, 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...More

Thank joseph f
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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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