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50 E Washington St, Petaluma, CA 94952-3115
707-765-9694
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 21
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good eats on river

Reasonable prices and good choices. Nice view of river and backs up to shops of Petaluma Blvd. had a very nice lemon chicken Thai salad and the Cuban sandwich was good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
NashVegas37
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Having moved two weeks ago, to Petaluma from France, I've already been to Dempsey's. ... Twice! Keen to explore the booming, local craft-beer scene, Dempsey's is doing a great job of getting the best out of the beer, food and entertainment needs of its patrons. Here is a bar that caters to sports-nuts (in the bar, with big-screen TVs), and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We went out of our way from Napa to find this place because someone told us it had good craft beer. Not true. This place was a disappointment all around. The bar tender was unfriendly from the start, and seemed really put out that we ordered a tasting flight of their beers. The food was mediocre, we had a pizza... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Reasonable prices and good choices. Nice view of river and backs up to shops of Petaluma Blvd. had a very nice lemon chicken Thai salad and the Cuban sandwich was good.

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Santa Rosa CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Really $9.00 for a pupusa? Just a regular size one as a starter. Burger was just OK. Nothing really special. Daughter's Caesar salad was really wet and nothing that couldn't have been thrown together at home. The 3 of us only had water and the bill was just shy of $50.

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This was my first experience and I was delighted with the food, atmosphere and service. The outdoor seating gives a nice view of the river. The hand crafted beer was exceptional and the Chinese chicken salad delicious. I love the fact they offer small tastes, a nice way to sample the different styles they brew and half portions of salads... More 

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San Rafael, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Dempsey's has one of my favorite hamburgers anywhere! Plus, their handcrafted beer is pretty damn good, too. On a nice day it's great to sit outside at one of their several tables.

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Santa Rosa, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I went with 3 friends for lunch on the patio. Beware of the waitress with the blonde pony tail.. We waited 20 min. Before we got a drink order to her...waited again for her to take our order. I had to go inside to look for her to get the check..we did ask for separate checks but that didn't happen..... More 

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Petaluma, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Located near a bridge over the Petaluma River. Salads and burgers are particularly good. They also have a wide selection of beers and ale. If the weather is good, try to sit outside on their patio.

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Oakland, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Dempsey's has great outdoor seating by the Petaluma River. There is a walkway that goes past the restaurant between the Petaluma River and the restaurant but it does not obstruct the view of the Petaluma River. This outdoor area was a peaceful place to eat, visit and simply relax. Watching the boats and yachts come in and people walking by... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Had the sausage pizza and my sister had the the salmon. The food was very well done ..... So hats off to the kitchen..... Had the creame brûlée for desert which wS amazing. The hand crafted brew is awesome here also

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Additional Information about Dempsey's Restaurant & Brewery

Address: 50 E Washington St, Petaluma, CA 94952-3115
Phone Number: 707-765-9694
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Petaluma
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 E Washington St, Petaluma, CA 94952-3115
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Petaluma
  • Phone Number: 707-765-9694

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?