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Dempsey's Restaurant & Brewery

50 E Washington St, Petaluma, CA 94952-3115
707-765-9694
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Ranked #30 of 214 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
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
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 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
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Camarillo, California
Top Contributor
462 reviews 462 reviews
377 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Brewhouse with a bar area, some inside seating in booths and tables, and a nice patio. They have salads, sandwiches, and pizza on the menu. Some bar bites too. A few vegetarian options. I had the falafel sandwich, which was good. Fries were a little cold and bland. Their beers are pretty good. I liked the strong ale. A nice... More

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Weimar, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We ordered a cheese pizza, burgers and a thai salad. All four were perfect and not even the kids had a complaint. I highly recommend this place.

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Phoenix, Arizona
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Nice place to eat downtown located on the river running through Petaluma. Staff was great, answered my questions on food menu and selection. After the meal, a walk around the downtown had easy access. There is a large parking area from the shopping mall side which makes easy access to the restaurant and downtown area.

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Auburn, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I liked the menu variety and the view of the river. The food was good, but not particularly outstanding. The portions were too much for one person.

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California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My husband and I have been going to Dempsey's for years now, sometimes we leave the harbor at the Sheraton Petaluma then putt-putt up to the turning basin and tie the boat up then walk over the bridge to Dempsey's or sometimes we jump in the car to go to this restaurant. First the good about Dempsey's; it's a lovely... More

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Petaluma
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I went to Dempsey's with my wife and adult daughter for a casual dinner outside on the patio and we each had really great food, properly prepared and served by a great waiter. The weather was perfect and the crowd was polite, with no screaming kids; everyone was well behaved, making dinner a pleasant experience. There are plenty of wine... More

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