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Dempsey's Restaurant & Brewery

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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: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 27
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  • 37
    Very good
  • 20
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  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious Burgers

A bit pricey for a burger but they were yummy. The fries were plenty of skinny fries. Don't know what the big deal about the pickles are cuz not one of the six of us liked them. (sorry). The waitress was very friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
LOLorrie
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Loomis, California
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Loomis, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

A bit pricey for a burger but they were yummy. The fries were plenty of skinny fries. Don't know what the big deal about the pickles are cuz not one of the six of us liked them. (sorry). The waitress was very friendly.

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3rd Rock
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

enjoy the view. The passer's by, the river and the egrets! Used to have one of the best steaks in town, I was so sad when they took it from the menu. Ah well, still a cool place.

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Fort Bragg, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I have been there many times since my family lives in Petaluma. I am reviewing this now based on a meal that I had a long time ago that I still think about. It was a jambalaya that I think was the special of the day..I think I need to go back again soon. I know this is one of... More 

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Big Bear Lake, California
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401 reviews 401 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

My wife and I were driving through the area and we found this place in the AAA Tour Book. The service was pretty good and some food items (like the fried thin onions) were very good. However, overall the food was just ok and the menu was not that extensive. It looks like a good place to grab a beer... More 

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Regina, Canada
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124 reviews 124 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Stopped for a couple of tasters. Staff was not real friendly and didn't seem to care to be there. Beer was ok, but nothing special. Probably won't stop there again.

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San Francisco
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Great food. Busy atmosphere. Lovely view from outside tables of river when weather is pleasant. Great place to get a beer and some grub

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South Orange, New Jersey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I've been here twice -- once for dinner and once for lunch. Both meals were tasty and pleasant. Petaluma seems to specialize in brew pubs -- I'm told it's a result of the Lagunitas brewery. Folks learn the craft there, then open their own places. This one has been around for awhile and has the concept down. Everything -- from... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

If your not a local, the main reason we come here, is for the atmosphere and outdoor seating. Nothing beats sitting underneath the redwoods along the river. The food here is good, perhaps priced more than what it is worth, but combined with local brews well worth the visit. My advice to management, when it comes to your seating rules,... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

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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Restaurant Details

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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