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J P Dempsey's State Street

974 State St, New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 624-5991
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Ranked #144 of 498 Restaurants in New Haven
Sun 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Contemporary
Good for: Outdoor seating
Most recent review
- Feb 3, 2014
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Good for: Outdoor seating
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English first
New York City, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

tasty apps ...yummy burgers / sandwiches...Pub style food a plus! Enjoy a drink and some wings!! Cornflake crusted fried Ic ecream a MUST try!! Go you wont be dissapointed Nice people...friendly service! Great food!

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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86 reviews 86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

I've been to this place twice and both times got sandwiches and appetizers, though they serve a variety of dishes, including some entrees, wraps etc, but considering it is a bar rather than a fine restaurant, I find their appetizers tasting the best. Sandwiches are usually too salty and nothing special for the price. The place is relatively small but... More

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North Haven, ct
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152 reviews 152 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Love this place....great variety of food...sandwiches, wraps, entrees, and all are tasty. And they have a great bar selection as well....strong martinis and ice cold beer. It can get a little loud in here so i wouldnt advise taking small children, but its a great place to go otherwise. That being said, it's a SMALL place....so seating is a bit... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Great place to stop for lunch, dinner, or a few drinks at the bar. Portions are generous, the staff is friendly, and prices are reasonable. I highly recommend this place. And remember, throw the shells on the floor!

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Guilford, CT
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Whenever we're in New Haven we try to have lunch at Dempsey's and we are never disappointed. Over this past weekend we took our close friends for a Saturday nite bite to eat. We all had either sandwiches or wraps, all of which were over stuffed and delicious! The atmosphere is great and you seldom have to wait in line.... More

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120 reviews 120 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2011

My hubby and I recently went to Dempsey's for dinner. We love this place because the restaurant is small, the atmosphere is cozy, the food is delicious, and the staff treats you like family. We ordered the lobster macaroni and cheese dinner which came with soup or salad; I chose the escarole /pasta soup. We shared the dinner because we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2008

good pub food. strange towny scene!

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