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Dempsey's Restaurant & Brewery

50 E Washington St, Petaluma, CA 94952-3115
+1 707-765-9694
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
50 E Washington St, Petaluma, CA 94952-3115
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enjoyed dinner outside with family. The guys enjoyed the beer. Ladies liked the house wine. A large menu with yummy big burgers and good pizza. Close to more restaurants, shopping just across the bridge.

Thank sweetpeacalifornia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to go for a night out. Good food and great service. Traditional plates with a twist. Beautiful river view if you sure outside. Close to Petaluma downtown for a nice walk around to see the sites.

Thank JawaBob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped by Dempsey's for lunch today and ordered a smoked sausage sandwich. It was much better than I imagined it would be. I came with sautéed mushrooms on it, which seemed odd but the combination was wonderfully flavorful.

1  Thank JohnBradey2778
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is geat. Drinks are really good. Great Beer variety. A very good place to take someone for lunch. Dempsey's is the place to go.

Thank 761georgel
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I was in Petaluma visiting family in March 2017. They decided to take us to Dempsey's. Great choice. Great atmosphere, better food. Great and friendly service. We ordered many different things from the menu and all of us were satisfied. Hard to do in a...More

1  Thank Stu B
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Food-wise, a great find. Nice location along the river, would be even better in summer & better weather. Kind of an odd location, near a weird mix of shops, and restaurant has an "industrial" feel to it. That said, the inside of the place is...More

Thank Jafrju
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Great "Belly up to the Bar" and charming ambiance. Huge restaurant but comfy and nice level was decent. Before lunch we did a little "Suds" tasting and discovered a couple wonderful brews. Funny we both chose an Apricot IPA which was light and crisp and...More

Thank Marla B
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

During a family trip to Petaluma, we dined at Dempsey's for lunch one afternoon since it was a favorite dining establishment of my cousin who resides in Petaluma. First to note: that view! Secondly, the food was delicious. I had the grilled salmon sandwich and...More

Thank mdee0210
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The bread on my sandwich was no good, and the meat covered about one half of the bun, not sure where the rest of my meat went before they served my plate... The first wine I ordered was sour (the house wine) and the second...More

1  Thank Iveline B
Reviewed 16 November 2016

All of the walkers along the waterway thought that we were CRAZY for having lunch outside in the cold misty day. Even if we were the only ones outside, we had a great time enjoying the fresh air. The staff wiped off our seats and...More

1  Thank Ron Y
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Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?
27 June 2016|
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Response from Brian B | Reviewed this property |
There was at least one large dog on the patio when we were there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 E Washington St, Petaluma, CA 94952-3115
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Petaluma
  • Phone Number: +1 707-765-9694
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