Fare: Coastal Mediterranean
Food Quality: Well executed menu, committed to using fresh, local farm to table ingredients.
Service: Friendly, attentive. Though during busy periods service can be inconsistent.
Ambiance/Decor: Awesome scenic views of the skylines of Jersey City and Manhattan, (the Freedom Tower) are a major attraction. The interior is upscale, trendy, and chic.
Noise Level: Moderate - High, depending on the presence of private party banquets.
Overall Rating: 3 Stars
Note: Four star Rating System from 1/2 Star = Poor to Four stars = Best in Class
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy a well-executed menu, trendy ambiance and awesome, scenic waterfront views
Not Recommended For: Budget conscious diners who prefer a traditional family casual menu in a low-key setting.
Recommended dishes: When available, The Angry “Two Toll” Lobster with buccatini, calabrian, pomodoro; The Whole Roasted Branzino with lemon potatoes, kale, roasted tomatoes; and The 12 oz. Rib Eye Steak.
Liquor: Good selection of reasonably priced wines and specialty cocktails. Bar scene is vibrant.
Maddy Rose at The Liberty House restaurant has been rebranded in 2023 with a new menu, and all new restaurant furniture, two newly designed bars, and a new white, modern color theme.
This is a destination restaurant for celebrating special occasions, a romantic dining experience, and Sunday brunch.
It features stunning views of the skylines of Jersey City and Manhattan, (the Freedom Tower) surrounded on three sides by water with most of the tables haveing a nice view of the marina and Jersey City skyline, with a backdrop of the gardens and the landscape of Liberty State Park.
Maddy Rose at The Liberty House is owned by Landmark Hospitality co-founders Frank and Jeanne Cretella’s who have built a reputation of creating high end, restaurants in a trendy setting, including Felina, Stonehouse, Ferry + Main, and The Hudson House.
The rebranding of the Liberty House is spearheaded by Maddy Cretella, the namesake and Director of Engagement and Marketing at Landmark Hospitality and daughter of co-founders Frank and Jeanne Cretella.
With this new redo of the old Liberty House, Landmark hospitality brought on board acclaimed chef Anthony Bucco, as Senior Vice president of Culinary Operations.
Antyhony Bucco is an award-winning chef overseeing the kitchens of the acclaimed Felina Restaurant in Ridgewood, Uproot in Warren, and the Ryland Inn in Whitehouse Station.
Overseeing the kitchen of Maddy Rose at the Liberty house is Executive Chef Nicholas Paller, who worked the kitchens of the now closed The Manor, an acclaimed wedding venue in West Orange., Stone House, Logan Inn, Hotel Du Village, and the Liberty House.
The new seafood menu is the creation of Anthony Bucco. It features a Mediterranean-inspired, elevated coastal cuisine menu, with seasonal small plates, shareable dishes, specialty tableside options, and a raw bar with East and West coast oysters, and a seafood tower. There are also plenty of steak options.
The restaurant features indoor and outdoor dining, with a white and ultra-modern dining room, two bars, a raw bar, a private dining gallery, outdoor cabanas, and a garden area.
The restaurant is open Wednesday through Sunday. For lunch Wednesday-Sunday: 12pm-3pm (Brunch menu available Saturday & Sunday), and for dinner
Wednesday-Thursday: 5pm-10pm, Friday-Saturday: 5pm-11pm, and Sunday: 5pm-9pm
Updated August 2023
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