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The Liberal Cup 

Public House & Brewery

Serving Real Food at Honest Prices since  2000


7 days a week 

Lunch & Dinner


for Take Out

and Reservations

Brewed on the Kennebec

Drunk on the Kennebec

On Tap

Bug Lager


Smelt Camp Extra Strong Ale

Milleni-Ale DIPA

For Richer or Poorter

Backhouse Bitter



                                                                                                   Specials 2/24/21





Mussels & Chorizo in a Bug Lager and Roasted Garlic Sauce -$10


Teriyaki Skewers -$10


Beer Battered Shrimp -$12




Ultimate Grilled Cheese: Duck Bacon, Sliced Tomato, Caramelized Onion and Pepper Jack Cheese on a Parmesan Crusted Pumpernickel - $11


Salmon Crepe: Grilled Salmon Wrapped in a Crape with Warm Pickled Onion and Shredded Carrot, Topped with Tzatziki and Served over a Bed of Mixed Greens -$12.75


Pan Fried Haddock with Roasted Tomato and Roasted Garlic Aioli -$12


Chile Rubbed Burger with Bacon Jam and Guacamole -$11



Wrap:  Tuna Salad and Spring Mix  


Brewer’s Cut: Grilled Bistro Steak with an Asian Glaze Served Over Wilted Spinach -$14


Vegetarian: Sweet & Spicy Vegetable Stir-Fry over Basmati Rice   -$9




Haddock Chowder

Beer Cheese (Bug & Cheddar)

Lentil & Ham

Carry Out orders may not be available during peak hours


POT STICKERS Pork Stuffed Dumplings, served with a Sweet Thai Chili Sauce -  10

THE RIGHT WINGS  Wings done Right 10.50          

THE MILLS MUSSELS A secret recipe stolen from our sister pub in Saco, The Run of the Mill.  It's Mussels sauteed in Butter, Garlic, Onions, White Wine, and Cream & a touch of Dijon, served with a side of French Bread for sopping up every delicious drop - 14.50

BEER-BATTERED TENDERS  Choice of Buffalo, Garlic Parmesan or Chipotle BBQ. As appetizer 10.00  As meal with Fries and Coleslow 14.00

SPINACH ARTICHOKE DIP Chunks of Artichoke Hearts and Spinach baked in Parmesan & Cream Cheese with Homemade Tortilla Chips 10.50       

VEGGIE QUESADILLA Pepper-Jack Cheese, Corn, Roasted Red Peppers, Cilantro, Red Onion & Tomatoes in a Flour Tortilla, topped with Cilantro-Lime Sour Cream & Remoulade on the side 9.75                                                                                                                                                                     

SIDE OF HAND-CUT FRIES   Sm 4.00 Lg 6.50 SWEET POTATO FRIES  Sm 6.00 Lg 8.00                                    



BEER CHEESE SOUP  Different brews with different cheeses every day.  Cup 5.50   Bowl  7.75

CHOWDER Cup 5.50 Bowl 7.75


*HOUSE SALAD   Mesclun greens with Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Cucumbers & Home-made croutons.  Small 6.50 Large   9.25


Spinach tossed with Kalamata olives, Feta cheese, Red onion, roasted Pine Nuts, Tomatoes & balsamic vinaigrette. Small 9.75  Large 13

CAESAR SALAD The Classic, Fit for an Emperor Small 7.50  Large 10.50

                                 ADD: Grilled or Cajun Chicken 3.50

*BOB COBB SALAD  Mesclun greens topped with Avocado (when available), Applewood smoked Bacon, Tomato, Bleu Cheese crumbles, diced Egg & grilled Chilled Chicken.  Small 11.25  Large 14   

CHICKEN SALAD You'll love our version. Fresh Chicken mixed with Walbuts, Cilantro, Onions & Mango Chutney, served on a House Salad Small 9 Large 12.25


Bleu Cheese, Balsamic Dijon Vinaigrette, Parmesan Peppercorn, Asian Vinaigrette




SACO'S TACOS  The most popular item on our deck at The Run of the Mill in Saco.  Pan Blackened Fish, fresh Pico De Gallo, Lettuce & Cilantro Lime Sour Cream.  12

BLACKENED BLEU CHICKEN WRAP   Diced Cajun spiced Chicken breast, Bleu Cheese crumbles, Tomatoes, & Greens, tossed in our Bleu Cheese dressing & wrapped in a Sun-dried Tomato tortilla.  11.75

THE PORTABELLAR Stuffed Portabella mushroom Cap filled with Spinach & Parmesan Cheese with Roasted Red Peppers, served on a Borealis Wheat Roll  9.75

*THE LIBERAL BURGER   Charbroiled 7oz Burger on a Kaiser roll.  10.50                 

   ADD:  Applewood smoked Bacon 1.50 | Sautéed Mushrooms or Onions .75 | Cheddar, Swiss, Pepper Jack or Bleu Cheese Crumbs .95

VEGGIE BURGER  It’s home-made with Potatoes, Carrots, Lentils, Black beans and Onion on a Multi-grain roll.  Add any of the above toppings you’d like.  9.75 

TURKEY CLUB  Fresh roasted Turkey breast on Wheat toast with Avocado (when available), Applewood smoked Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato & Mayo.   11.75     

GRILLED SALMON FOCACCIA over quarter pound of Salmon grilled and marinated Portabella mushrooms, Tomatoes, and Mesclun greens staked on top of grilled Focaccia and served open faced with a lemon dill Aioli. Grilled to your liking. 12.75

GRILLED  REUBEN  Home-cooked chunks of Corned Beef on marble Rye with Swiss cheese & our Sauerkraut slaw.  12.25

THE FISHWICH  Our golden fried Haddock fillet with Cheddar cheese served on a Kaiser roll.  12

CHICKEN SALAD WRAP Our Chicken Salad with Mango Chutney and Walnuts.  11.25


 Sandwiches come with choice of our Garlic Smashed Potatoes, Cole slaw, Hand cut Fries,

 OR for $2.00 Extra, Sweet Potato Fries or Side Salad.



BANGERS & SMASH  Authentic British Sausage smothered with Gravy and served with Garlic Smashed Potatoes and Vegetables 9.75 

HADDOCK NAPOLEON  Beer Battered Haddock layered with Garlic Smashed Potatoes, Applewood Smoked Bacon and Spinach topped with Mornay Cheese. 17.50   

DRUNKEN POT ROAST Grandma would be proud!  Slow roasted in our own Brew, served with Garlic Smashed Potatoes, Veggies, and Gravy - 14

HOME STYLE TURKEY DINNER  Give Thanks Every day.  Fresh roasted Turkey, traditional Stuffing & all the Trimmings. 13.50


             ADD: Grilled or Cajun Chicken 3.50  |  Grilled Gulf Shrimp 7.00                          

SHEPHERD'S PIE Choice ground Beef, savory Herbs, Mushrooms, Onions, & Veggies covered in our Garlic Smashed Potatoes with a side of bread.  Who says the English can't cook?  $12.25

FISH & CHIPS  Our classic. Haddock golden fried served with Hand-cut fries & slaw.  1/2 portion   11.50           The Full Monty  15.50

Please call 207-623-2739 for reservations.

We do not have an online reservation system.

Contact Us


Mondays-Thursdays, 11:30-9:00

Fridays & Saturdays, 11:30-10:00

Sundays, 11:00-9:00

115 Water St

Hallowell ME 04347