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Dempsey's Restaurant & Brewery

American, Bar, Pub
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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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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dempsey's is our local favorite. It has patio dining next to the Petaluma river turning basin. It reminds us of European out door dining without the traffic. The food is consistently good. The specials change regularly. The inside is dark and roomy, although it can get noisy. My wife enjoys the house craft beers. They have great burgers, sea food,... More 

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Thank Philip C
Sidney, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I had delicious sandwiches here, finished off with a great root beer float. However, it is a little hidden in the back of a shopping center, so enter in the big parking lot. The onion string appetizer was yummy--a half order is plenty for two.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Dempsey's is my favorite place in Petaluma for a classic hamburger. You can always count on superior quality. They also serve delicious house made root beer.

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Thank Deb B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

When the weather is just right, my wife and I declare the day a Dempsey's Day. That means good, well-prepared, fresh food (they bake their bread, pick much of their vegetables, brew their beer) served outside by the river. Great people watching, great service, locally owned - can't get any better than this.

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Thank Boyce Q
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We had a lovely lunch here last week as we celebrated my friend's birthday. The food was delicious, came highly recommended and since this is that place in Petaluma you have to try.. it proved to be everything they said it would be. Loved my apple cider. It was the first time I tried it; simply lovely. Reasonably priced, friendly... More 

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Thank shamz30
Sonoma, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Bernadette and Peter have been serving great food and beer in Petaluma for a long time. Peter is a creative craft brewer who was at it before many of the other craft brewers existed. Bernadette keeps the menu fresh and tantalizing. Dempseys is more than a pub!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Other than the service being a little slow, this place was great! Our group got the Sausage pizza, Chipotle Pork and tacos and they were all fantastic. The beer was also pretty good.

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Thank Nathan F
Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

The three of us had excellent meals and outstanding service. It's been over 3 years since I've been here and it's remained outstanding.

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Thank Al S
Fort Worth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Dinner calimari and pizza good. Beer selection good. Price reasonable. Staff friendly and helpful. Dined outside. Walked across per bridge to downtown. On evening route for skunk family. Cute younger ones. Keep to yourself and they will too. Birds present as well. Great experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

This is one of my absolute favorite restaurants in town and it's been that way for around 15 years. I have recommended this place to clients and had them come back to thank me for the recommendation after eating, it's that good! They always have interesting specials on their seasonal menu and there is a lot of care put into... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
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
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?