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Dempsey's Restaurant & Brewery

50 E Washington St, Petaluma, CA 94952-3115
707-765-9694
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Ranked #31 of 217 Restaurants in Petaluma
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Sit outside for awesome views day or night. Very creative menu and good food and service. Bar very noisy and busy. Try their great beers and root beer which they make. We always go there for lunch and often dinner the same day!!

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Santa Rosa, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Great location by the river and yet close to town just over the bridge. Excellent beer, service and really good food. Casual and comfortable.

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Bothell, Washington
Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Found this place on a whim and decided to stop in for drinks. Great service and a nice restaurant. It was dark when we arrived but it seems to have a nice location right on the river.

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Denver, Colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

Dempsey's has a great location on the river,just over the bridge to downtown, so many interesting characters pass by the very inviting patio. The menu changes seasonally; we had the early fall menu and could also choose from a special ""Dios de Los Muertos" menu. Both the regular and the specials menu gave many interesting selections. We were very happy... More 

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Petaluma, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Cute little place over-looking the river (we sat outside), food was very good and very fresh Service was very good. We will definitely be going back.

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Petaluma
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64 reviews 64 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Nestlé in for a lunch or dinner...Whether it be Inside in a booth, or outside; umbrellaed by trees overlooking the river. Dempsey's menu changes seasonally, and never fails to please.

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Olds, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We enjoyed a great meal there and the service was excellent. Can't decide what kind of beer to have, ask for a sampler tray.

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Petaluma, California, United States
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Dempsey's is a great local hangout. With their friendly staff, outdoor seating, good selection of beer, and very good food, it's always a winner. Be sure to check out their specials menu as well as the group of herons that live in the trees in front of the restaurant.

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North Merrick, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Dempsey's is tucked away at the back of a shopping area and is easy to miss. It's situated along a small but somewhat charming Petaluma waterway, near a pedestrian bridge that takes people to the downtown area. Parking is ample because of the shopping area. My wife & I had Cuban sandwiches that were perfect. Service was great and except... More 

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Petaluma, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We have gotten into a bit of a rut - I always get the Petaluma Strong Ale and my wife always gets the Red Rooster. We probably should try some of their other beers and we always plan to do so, but then we order our usual. The pizzas are quite good. Recently we decided to nosh and just got... More 

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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

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