LIBERATORE’S Ristorante & Catering - Eldersburg
LIBERATORE’S Ristorante & Catering - Eldersburg

LIBERATORE’S Ristorante & Catering - Eldersburg

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.liberatores.com/
  • Phone: 4107814114x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00pm - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Monday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm, Tuesday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Dante Liberatore
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Wine
  • Catering: Extensive menu ranging in traditional Italian to light lunch salads or sandwiches... We can provide a delicious menu at any budget. We offer full staff, linens...or simply set-up & drop off
  • Entertainment: Watch Dante L work the room....It's entertaining !!
  • Special Events: Please call for Christmas Eve & New Year's Eve reservations.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Liberty Rd (Rt26)
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: There is a large parking lot available with well lit areas and multiple egresses.
A word from LIBERATORE’S Ristorante & Catering - Eldersburg
Italian cuisine & many traditional offerings as well. Not too formal, not too casual and always delicious, always attentive. Extensive Wine list, daily Seafood specials, Happy Hour specials, Kids Menu, Lunch Buffet - Warm & friendly staff. You’ll enjoy it!!
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
LIBERATORE’S Ristorante & Catering - Eldersburg reviews from OpenTable diners
34 reviews since May 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.6
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (25)special occasion (22)good for groups (15)romantic (12)fit for foodies (12)kid-friendly (7)notable wine list (5)great for lunch (4)great for brunch (3)hot spot (1)vibrant bar scene (1)Show More
  • Great find
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Food was great...service was great...atmosphere was great...didnt expect to find this place in Eldersburg...do yourself a favor and eat here soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable Experience
    foodcrazy
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    As a "foodie", I am very particular about restaurants. I was not disappointed with my Libertores .. the food, service and ambience were awesome. The waitress (a 20 year veteran) was very knowledgeable and was able to guide us through wine and food choices. I would definitely go there again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent
    LoveItalian
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Excellent food, a comprehensive menu and every night several great specials. Generous portions. Friendly, professional staff.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 45 th Anniversary Dinner
    HardToPlease
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    The food was excellent, along with the service. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone who like good food and pleasant surroundings.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable!
    fanofitalianfood2
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Liberatore's is one of our favorite Italian Restorantes in the area. The food is delicious and the staff is very friendly. Dante usually greets you at the door with a huge smile.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Your best choice for dining!
    Mangamanga4
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Even though the restaurant was very busy, as soon as we came in we were approached by the owner (who has always been very friendly) with a warm welcome and seated very soon afterwards. The service and food was excellent. We had a wonderful dining experience, but this is very typical of Liberatores. We have been returning to eat here for 12 or more years now and it never gets old. The family are just plain nice and know how to cook and host. They seem to truly appreciate their patrons.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Completely satisfied
    Carroll4Foodies
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    We have always enjoyed the casual atmosphere and excellent Italian food at Liberatore's. The owner Dante makes you feel like you are a guest in his home and other service staff are top notch. We could not resist the special 26th anniversary dinner with the 1988 menu and prices. What a deal!! The shrimp fradiavolo was generous with perfectly done shrimp and perfect spicy seasoning in their wonderful marinara sauce. Both bottles of wine were smooth and fun. The second having fragrance of bacon which most of the 6 diners picked up on. Even Dante recognized it. When Dante heard that the calamari was a bit overdone and chewy, he came out of the kitchen with a replacement order that was spot-on tender. What more could a foodie ask for!?!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Interesting with questions
    mngordoVIP
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Read many reviews of Libertore's Eldersburg before going there for the 1988 pricing offer. Wondered why most reviews emphasized the welcome you got from Dante and spoke of the excellent service. Those comments though proved to be right on the mark. Dante's welcome (the restaurant was really crowded) was wonderful AND he makes sure you are seated "on time". Despite the crowd we were well served though the drinks we ordered (martinis) were better made at other Libertores. However, the bread was excellent and the house sale was fine. Main dishes we ordered though, were simply OK, (but fall into the mediocre category). Overall though, a decent dining experience.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistently very good
    DonnaVIP
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Liberatores has been a great restaurant for many years. The food and service is always consistently top notch. Their cream of crab soup is one of the best in town. They also serve my favorite salad--the Augie's salad.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic!
    DaveD
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    My wife has a lot of food allergies and dining out can often be a risk. Dante and the staff at Liberatore's in Eldersburg always go out of their way to make sure we have a safe and enjoyable dining experience. The food is outstanding and the staff is some of the best you will find. Over the years we have brought as many friends and family with us as possible to enjoy this restaurant and now it is the only place my parents want to have dinner when they come to visit. I highly recommend Liberatore’s in Eldersburg to anyone looking for a good meal in a relaxing environment.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    Ethnicfoodie
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    We have been eating here many times for the past few years. With 6 meals on the line, the chef had hits with 50%. Three of the meals were just okay. The CAPELLINI CAPRESE should have had sausage in it, with fresh tomatoes and basil. There was no sausage in the meal, and the canned sauce was over garlic. The other two meals had the same "special sauce". Maybe it was the chef's day off, but the best part of the meal was the bread.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    We've been here several times and have always left happy. The service is very friendly and efficient, the food is wonderful. For us, it's the same distance and quality as dining in Baltimore's Little Italy, but the drive is prettier and less stressful - and there's never a parking problem.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service
    Steph
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Our wait person was very attentive and the food was wonderful!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good business lunch spot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    Sykesville area is still growing and there are lots of chains so it's nice to have a local restaurant to choose
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good Times.
    onchinawhile
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    We had guests in for a College Graduation and tried the Eldersburg location . What a great find. Food was excellent and the service was better. Dante and his staff treat you like Family. My Guests were very impressed and mentioned that we will meet here again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • excellent mothers day care!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    wait staff and management were outstanding during Mothers Day dinner. Really made you feel special...much individual attention given!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Consistently Wonderful
    SandR
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    We've been dining here for many years, and the food and service have never been less than great. We've never been disappointed and the owner Dante, and his staff make you feel like one of the family. Great food, great service, and an all around great experience! Ask for Nancy, she's fantastic.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always GREAT!
    Whereismycheesecake
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    We took friends here for a special occasion as we knew we wouldn't be disappointed. Food was great and service was also great. Dante always makes everyone feel right at home. Caesar had been with the restaurant for 4 days. What a seasoned veteran for a younger person. We tried our hardest to rattle him (only playing), but he rolled with the punches. Never disapointed!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a good time.
    ThankULibs
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    Dante is always a gracious host and the food was excellent as usual. I had a unique situation and Dante was so great at accomodating my need that I could never ask for more from a friend let alone a businessman in the community. Lastly, the servers are always wonderful. You will not have a bad experience at Libertore's in Eldersburg.
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 15 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 3, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.7
    • Food4.7
    • Ambiance4.5
    • Service4.7
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 118 reviews are from the LIBERATORE’S Ristorante & Catering - Eldersburg reviews archive.
  • Great Italian
    Italian
    Dined on 4/13/2014
    No doubt one of the gems of the area. Tried Foccai in Ellicott city and was sorely disappointed with the food. lots of show and no go. I've been visiting Liberatores for many years and have never been disappointed. It will become your favorite too.
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, special occasion, Great for Lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Eldersburg's Finest Dining
    Toolsmith
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    Liberatore's is our go-to choice when dining out in Eldersburg. The staff is solicitous, the service is quick and thoughtful. We'll be back.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We've been here for a big
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 3/20/2014
    We've been here for a big party and just for dinner. The level of food and service is always very good. Friendly and professional servers, well prepared food that is actually served hot.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • First time is a charm
    Snady
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    This was our first visit to Liberatore's in Eldersburg and it won't be the last. My entree of mushroom risotto with shrimp was superb! The mushrooms were tender and sweet and the shrimp were numerous and not overcooked. I am looking forward to our next visit just so I can enjoy this entree again! My husband's lasagna was okay but not up to the standards of this restaurant. The meat in the sauce seemed artificial and the cheese was minimal. This will not stop us from dining here again because there was such a vast array of tasty-looking selections on the menu that one misstep won't matter. The owner, Dante, was very friendly and Nancy, our server, could not have been better.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Absolutely delicious!!!
    WakeUpAndLive
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    This place is a gem. My third visit and I have tried 3 different dishes (plus sampling of the various dishes my family has ordered). Dante and his personality make you feel like you are right at home. His infectious personality and desire to make it a pure dining experience carries over into his wait staff. Top notch service, great food, great prices... A perfect place for a romantic dinner for two or for me to take my kids along in tow. The bruschetta is great, the autumn salad is delicious, and the main courses??? I have not found one yet that I would not recommend. Enjoy!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, service and atmosphere
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    We went for lunch and the food was awesome. Everyone enjoyed their meal and we could really tell that the food was from good quality and hand-made. Our server was very helpful and knowledgeable from the beginning; he was happy to go over the menu and answer any questions we had. The atmosphere and experience was so enjoyable that we stayed for cappuccinos and never felt rushed to leave. Definitely will return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Liberatore's Eldersburg
    5SpeedGuy
    Dined on 1/27/2014
    Liberatore's ALWAYS comes through as a very classy, delicious restaurant. We went there on January 27th, 2014 for the anniversary of our 1st date (many years ago). As always the food was spectacular. My wife and I both enjoyed the dining experience (as always). Looking forward to our next visit-and won't wait for a year.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect Night Out
    foodie4ever
    Dined on 12/27/2013
    I went to meet good friends and celebrate our Birthdays together. Our reception was warm and gracious. We really enjoyed the atomosphere and the food was superb. I had the Rissotto with seafood it was amazing. Our guests had Veal Parmesan and Eggplant Parmesan they both raved about it. It was a lovely evening made even better by the excellent service. We highly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dante and the staff always
    RussVIP
    Dined on 12/24/2013
    Dante and the staff always do a superb job. Excellent! A+++
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A favorite for years
    Kathleen
    Dined on 12/23/2013
    My family has enjoyed dining at Eldersburg's Liberatores for years. No one can surpass the welcoming given by owner Dante. He truly is the secret to the overall experience. Of course, I've never had anything but delicious meals and wonderful service.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Had a party of 22 and each
    Carl
    Dined on 12/21/2013
    Had a party of 22 and each meal came out at the same time, every meal was cooked to perfection as there were many veal chops and filet mignons. Every person raved about their meal and how friendly the staff was. The restaurant was very crowded and the service was a little slow but very accommodating. The prices were exceptionally reasonable considering the same meals in Little Italy Baltimore would have been at least 30% higher.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place to eat
    luvgoof98
    Dined on 12/18/2013
    We have been eating at Liberatore's since they opened many years ago. We will continue - Dante is what makes this place work. He greets everyone personally, and spends time with them to make them feel "at home".
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Still a Go To after 25 years!
    Steph
    Dined on 11/23/2013
    Liberators in Eldersburg provides a delicious meal in a warm, relaxing setting as always. Nice job Dante!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful Dinner
    DinerIAm
    Dined on 11/22/2013
    My wife and I visited Liberatore's for dinner and really loved the food and the staff! The waiter was very attentive, the food was well prepared and delicious. Highly recommended!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a great evening
    Bonnie
    Dined on 11/16/2013
    This is one of our favorite restaurants. Food is always great! Owner and staff are very accommodating and professional. Love it!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • awesome
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 11/2/2013
    Wonderful, awesome restaurant restaurant. Has always been our favorite. Excellent food.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Top of the line!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/26/2013
    Wonderful food, perfect portions, great service, will keep coming back. A true gem tucked away in Eldersburg.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great, consistent experience
    BVGALLAGHERVIP
    Dined on 9/17/2013
    We enjoy everything about this restaurant. ...never been disappointed in 20 years!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food is always amazing
    Ingrid
    Dined on 8/31/2013
    Perfect portions, excellent taste and presentation - all done consistently and with superb service. A really great place for special occasions or just a couples treat.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always excellent food. Top
    Susan
    Dined on 8/16/2013
    Always excellent food. Top notch service. Overal wonderful dining experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Liberatore's in Eldersburg
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/16/2013
    As always the ambiance and service of Liberatore's was superb. The "Chicken Giovani" was to die for. My favorite entree. Recommended to couple with us. All four of us found entree superb.
    Special Features:
    romantic, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.