25 Liberty
25 Liberty

25 Liberty

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.25liberty.ca/
  • Phone: 647-748-8200x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Please note 25 Liberty asks guests to call the restaurant when booking parties of 6 ppl or more. As is industry standard, such parties require a credit card # to hold reservations. Thank you.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, International
  • Executive Chef: Daniel Lynn
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Catering: Coming soon.
  • Private Party Facilities: 25 Liberty is very versatile. Available for sit down dinners, cocktail parties with passed hors d'oeuvres, semi private meetings, even weddings! Let us help you organize your next function.
  • Private Party Contact: Tarey Stone 647-748-8200x
  • Entertainment: Coming soon.
  • Special Events: Our new Prix Fixe menu is available Tuesday- Thursday evenings.
    Please call for details.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Atlantic Ave.
  • Public Transit: GO Transit: The Exhibition Go Stop is located at the end of Atlantic street and is just a 4 minute walk to the restaurant.

    From Subway: take the Bloor line to Ossington station. Take bus #63 towards Liberty Village, disembark at Atlantic Ave.

    From streetcar: Take 504 King, disembark at Jefferson Ave. and walk south
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: There is street parking and several parking lots to choose from in the area. Notably, there is a Green P parking lot right across the street from the restaurant.
A word from 25 Liberty
A contemporary classic -- a warm, intimate chef-owned dining room and craft cocktail bar in a landmark Liberty Village building. Chef Daniel Lynn offers food that makes you want to leave the house. Our approachable, thoughtfully chosen wine list features an extensive selection of wines by the glass. Attentive, engaging service and a large bustling patio make 25 Liberty a great neighborhood destination for brunch and dinner.
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25 Liberty reviews from OpenTable diners
11 reviews since May 20, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.2
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
83% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (7)great for outdoor dining (5)fit for foodies (4)great for brunch (3)romantic (2)great for lunch (1)special occasion (1)Show More
  • Great find!
    zootoo
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Great service, attentive staff. The duck and venison steak was perfectly made. Hard to find parking during busy hours, but restaurant is easy to find.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A great meal once again
    WolfieVIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    This is a true gem in Liberty Village and a must for a romantic or family dinner. Service was great.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hit & Miss
    Pickyrefood
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Summer evening dinner - patio full, inside: plenty of tables. Seated next to a large table with a single woman which shortly thereafter became a table of six very lively patrons. Not enough to complain about but why were we seated next to what staff apparently knew in advance would be a noisy table? Hit & miss food (great appetizer but uninspired main dishes) coupled with inattentive service and long waits for each course.Staff seemed genuinely concerned at end about whether we had enjoyed meal, providing a discount coupon for a future meal. Not sure we'll ever use it.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fantastic Liberty Village Spot
    jmitchy
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Great patio in Liberty Village with excellent quality ingredients and flavours. Great choice.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Worth the visit!
    KWdining
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    This was our fist time at 25 Liberty and it met all expectations and recommendations from friends. Would certainly visit again.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 6 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 20, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.2
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance3.8
    • Service4.2
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The following 77 reviews are from the 25 Liberty reviews archive.
  • Good food. Slow Service
    BabuBhutt
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    The food was great. Service took a while, as the place was busy with TFC fans trying to make it to the game. Will try it again when it isn't so busy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful dining experience
    Oceanichail
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    From the moment we walked in, we felt welcomed by the friendly staff. And the friendly hospitality continued through out the night. We were first seated at a fairly small table for 2, but the staff voluntarily offered us a bigger, more cozy table near the corner 15 minutes after we sat down. We definitely felt that was a nice touch. The food was excellent for both presentation and taste. This is a must try restaurant in the neighbourhood.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great service & drinks
    MissVVIP
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    We had a very enjoyable dinner with friends. Shockingly empty for a Friday night. We had a great sassy server who gave us great cocktail and food recommendations. If I lived in the area, I would be there often!
    Special Features:
    Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • mr g
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/10/2014
    one of the best meals i have had in a long time ,great presentation of the dishes,good size portions,excellent value for the money,will defiantly return again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delightful surprise
    WolfieVIP
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    This restaurant is a welcome addition in Liberty Village. Food was really good and the service excellent. Everything was delicious and we would return again.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Liberty Village Favourite
    Hulse
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    We had occasion to try 25 Liberty for dinner recently and found it to be fantastic. The staff were informed and very friendly. The service was prompt and the meal was excellent. I had a squid ink pasta while the others had a multitude of starters as their meal. I also had the blood orange salad. It was fantastic. I would recommend the food to anyone. We had eaten brunch 3 or 4 times before but never dinner or lunch, so it turned out to be a nice alternative. Fair price. A really interesting menu, including dessert. We will be back for sure.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 3/23/2014
    Wonderful sunny spot for brunch. Food is amazing. It's every taste you want on a plate at once. Great coffee or cocktails depending on your mood. Highly recommend it. But always want to keep it on the down low. Love it too much to share.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, scenic view, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • delicious and cozy brunch
    savagiVIP
    Dined on 3/23/2014
    We walked through Liberty Village trying to find a good brunch spot, but everywhere we went had a lengthy wait. We made a quick Open Table reservation for 25 Liberty, and when we arrived 10 minutes later, the team scrambled to put together a spot for us to sit. (It was busy!) Not only did they apologize for making us wait all of 5 minutes while they put together a table, they bought our brunch. I had the veggie/goat cheese fritatta, and my friend had pork and beans. Loved every bite, and appreciated the service!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tasty but $$$
    KimB
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    Food was delicious however a bit on the pricey side, for two people it came up to 166$ (glass of wine,appetizer and entree /person). I would go back again but probably for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Liberty Gem
    Jenny
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    I've overlooked this place before, but when I finally stepped in it was the best meal I've had in Liberty Village. Staff was great and mains are mouthwatering. I would go back in a heart beat.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The Risotto Balls are Filling
    fullonrisottoballz
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    A great place for a casual dinner or a romantic date. High ceilings, but still felt cozy. The music was funky and upbeat. We had the snapper and duck breast for our mains, but had filled up on the risotto balls (filled with mushrooms and cheese,) which were delicious, but the waitress could have warned us that one order was suffice for two people as a starter (it was funny because she recommended that we not order the scallops because it was appetizer size.) Looking back a risotto ball starter and the appetizer scallops would have been perfect... Oh well. Now we know for next time!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food and service.
    Suestep
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    4 of us got together for a birthday celebration and were not disappointed. We ordered the antipasti platter for all of us. It was excellent. As one of us could not eat garlic, they provided a different garlic free appetizer for him. We had the duck, the venison, the lamb and the beef. All were done beautifully and the veg that accompanied them were very good. We shared the sticky toffee pudding for dessert...a wonderful indulgence. Service was attentive and not rushed. A very pleasant evening with good food. We will go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A great night out!
    Janiem
    Dined on 1/25/2014
    We found 25 Liberty online and we loved it! Great ambience, delicious food and a nice place just to enjoy an evening out. I'm looking forward to a return visit!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Good . . . with a few flaws
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 1/25/2014
    One cooled-off entree didn't spoil the excellent appetizers and other mains. I'd have sent back the veal chop, but it was the very last one of the specials. Still tasty though. The staff helped with some vegetarian/vegan-ish selections for one of our party (and you can call ahead to talk to the manager about that sort of thing - which I forgot to do). Excellent staff - knowledgeable, presentable, efficient and non-intrusive. Solid wine and beer list. Great location at the SW corner of Atlantic & Liberty. Parking very close by. Deserves a fourth star, really, but for my cooled-off chop. Everything else was perfectly tasty, well prepared and nicely presented. Relaxed dining in a dynamic part of the city. Desserts were perfect. I'll be back
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great local spot
    TylerCS
    Dined on 1/17/2014
    We ate here as a group of six to celebrate a few birthdays. I have lived in Liberty Village for seven years now, but had not been here since the rebranding. The food was fantastic, the service was perfect and the restaurant has a good intimate size. I found the price very reasonable for a group our size. I would highly recommend and will certainly return in the future.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service was amazing! Our server
    FoodieFanatic
    Dined on 1/12/2014
    Service was amazing! Our server was hilarious and totally made our day. The baked eggs was delicious, and I accompanied mine with a side of lamb sausage (strong flavour with a good kick). Liberty 25 has definitely turned into one of my favourite brunch spots in the city.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always great
    Derek
    Dined on 1/10/2014
    Great little cozy neighborhood restaurant. Really fantastic menu, very creative and consistently good execution. Nice range on the wine list, and the wait staff is always willing to make a recommendation. One of the better restaurants in Liberty Village, and not stupidly expensive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent Experience
    MPTB
    Dined on 11/23/2013
    Great food, great service and great ambience. A real treasure of a restaurant!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 25 Liberty
    Gourmand
    Dined on 11/22/2013
    My wife and I finally dined here and we're so glad we did. From appetizers to desert, the food was excellent. The service was friendly and efficient in a nice room with high ceilings. And, at last, a restaurant that serves ample portions so I didn't walk away hungry, which often happens in Toronto these days. We highly recommend 25 Liberty.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great brunch spot!
    jasonm
    Dined on 10/26/2013
    My girlfriend and I have been here several times for dinner ( which we've enjoyed) and decided to try brunch. We were not disappointed. As always the service was amazing - friendly, attentive, and never had us waiting. The brunch was delicious. I had the eggs Benny which was served on a bed of potato rosti and came with roastedo pork. My girlfriend had the market frittata, which was madewi th chorizo that day. Both dishes were delicious and we were thoroughly stuffed. We were also given a complementary little serving of fruit while our dishes were being prepared. Overall I would highly recommend 25 liberty for brunch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food and Service
    Justin
    Dined on 10/9/2013
    I always enjoy a restaurant that has a bit of space. I didn't feel like I was on top of anyone. I also appreciated the service - attentive without being overbearing. I will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lovely Brunch
    ToddlerinTow
    Dined on 9/21/2013
    We visited 25 Liberty with friends and our two year old toddler. Brunch was very tasty and the atmosphere was calm and relaxing. It appears that the restaurant does not serve toddlers very often as we made several requests for milk, bread, fruit (anything to keep our toddler from toppling the table over) and waited for a significant amount of time. Otherwise, a very good experience but will not likely go back with our son.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very relaxed and informal..
    waxman
    Dined on 9/14/2013
    Very relaxed and informal.. nice place to go for a romantic dinner and resonably priced. Service was prompt, attentive but not hurried. We were pleasantly surprised with our food choices. The aged beef steak and the sea bass were great and the medly of seasoned grilled vegtables on the side were a very nice touch. Wine selection is fabulous.
    Special Features:
    romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place
    BettyCooperVIP
    Dined on 9/14/2013
    We had such a great experience! Our server was friendly and fun and the food was fantastic. Cocktails are clearly made by a highly trained mixologist. They make their own vermouth!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food
    kath
    Dined on 9/14/2013
    Food was excellent - a cut above the norm - nicely presented and tasty. Everybody does the tomato and boconcini salad but their tomatoes were divine with mozarella di bufalo as the cheese and an excellent balsamic. The pastas were were the perfect texture with an al dente crunch but the gnocchi was disappointingly watery, which detracted from the fine flavours. Nice casual atmosphere and friendly staff.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Brunch
    lovechuck
    Dined on 9/7/2013
    The service and food were fantastic. The setting is very quaint which was great for that romantic feel. I'm from out of town but I'll definantly be going back to 25 Liberty.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food. Wine too expensive.
    foodie
    Dined on 8/31/2013
    Great food. Wine too expensive. Makes one second guess getting more than one glass. Couple of items on menu unavailable with server neglecting to inform. Long wait to order even first drink. Bad fuzzy outdoor speakers. Entrees did not arrive all at once. The saving factor here was the quality of the food which was amazing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Service and Great Food!
    DebbieFromToronto
    Dined on 8/20/2013
    We went to 25 Liberty for our 4th anniversary and it was fantastic. The service was excellent - they paid attention to what we asked for and made recommendations that were spot-on. And the food was great, as per usual. It's an excellent spot for a romantic dinner or a dinner out with friends. We just can't say enough about the service - bartender and servers as well as the chefs - all really put in an effort to make us feel like they were eager to please, which was really nice to see! And we were pleased!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • One of my favourite spots
    jasonm
    Dined on 8/9/2013
    My girlfriend and I came back here for dinner - it had been a while since our last visit. I ordered the gnocchi, she ordered the cornish hen, and we shared our dishes. Both dishes were simply amazing. It was one of the best meals we've had out in a while. The service was also great - friendly, attentive, and genuine. I ordered my favourite cocktail, a caesar, and it was just perfect. Had a great experience at this neighbourhood gem and will definitely be coming back. I'd definitely recommend 25 Liberty - you won't be disappointed!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and presentation,
    whippet1
    Dined on 8/9/2013
    Great food and presentation, excellent service and new modern atmosphere!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, romantic, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We had a great dinner at 25
    Vicki
    Dined on 8/6/2013
    We had a great dinner at 25 Liberty, the food and service were fantastic, would definately return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food, good service, lovely
    Writerinres
    Dined on 7/25/2013
    At first the music was too loud at every table we tried (including outdoors), but the waiter very quickly offered to turn it down a bit, which made it very acceptable. Being vegetarian, I asked if the chef could make me just a plate of grilled vegetables with a potato of some sort included. I got an absolutely delicious dish based on their antipasto platter with grilled and marinated vegetables. A potato croquette on the side was equally yummy. We had one 9 oz wine and one 6 oz wine, and a shared dessert. Bill for two was $115 with tax and tip. I would definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/5/2013
    Cocktails - Excellent Appetizers - Excellent Main course - Excellent (brazed beef cheeks) Wine & Wine List - Good selection Service - Very good but was not very busy at the time so to be expected Pros - Great neighborhood spot with excellent food. Very nice to be about to have high quality food right in your own backyard. Why waste $40 bucks on cab fare ($20 each way) when I can take a nice 10 min walk down the street and put the savings into the actual meal. Cons - Not for everyone at about $100/person including tip (table of 4) but we did have 6 cocktails and a good bottle of wine. Overall - Very enjoyable evening and I'll be back. Would also go just to sit at the bar and have one of the great cocktails.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Once again... a GREAT meal.
    LFell
    Dined on 6/22/2013
    Our group of 5 had a great dinner this past weekend. Food was delicious. Service was fun and friendly. Another GREAT night at 25 Liberty.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My second visit; will definitely
    siellgee
    Dined on 6/22/2013
    My second visit; will definitely come again. Keep up the good work
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.