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Dempsey's Brewey Pub & Restuarant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Irish,
127 N Broadway, Watertown, SD 57201-3525
+1 605-882-9760
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (49 reviews)
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11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Irish, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
127 N Broadway, Watertown, SD 57201-3525
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very disappointing. Came here at 3:30 in the afternoon this past Saturday and didn't leave till 6pm!!!!! We should've called ahead as he had 15 people, but nonetheless we were ALL very mad by the time we left because how long it took and the...More

Thank E F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place had excellent reviews is why we chose it as we are not from SD. It was just average, can't say it was over the top. We had a pizza and French dip. I guess for Watertown this is above average.

Thank Joan h
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I have dined here numerous times over the past 3 years and must share the consistency of food and service well above expectations. Even when very busy the Jambalaya and Pizza just outstanding. Unique ethnic variety and all tried dishes very good. I shall be...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I have to say this is some of the best pizza I have ever had!! We ordered 15" half supreme, half all meat. The crust is perfect the cheese and toppings have great flavor and are very fresh. They don't load the sauce on either....More

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

A good place for good American food. The beer the brew is good also and the pizza is a must try. Oh, and I almost forgot to say don't forget to try the frickles.

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Stopped by on a Sunday for Brunch. It is just a very abbreviated menu, but the pizza was good. unlimited mimosa's were very sweet. lol

Thank RealWholeFoodsMom
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Went there to eat and have a couple beers. First I'll talk about the food and beer. Had a pizza (which they are well known for) and it did not disappoint! It was very good. We tried their inhouse brewed beers and they were not...More

Thank Shawn C
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This restaurant is nice and enjoyable. Has a full menu and a full bar. Pizza's were nice and hot and delicious. The staff was friendly the prices not bad.

Thank cmelko01
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This was by far the best meal we had in Watertown! Great choices on the menu, great drinks, family friendly. Great atmosphere!

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

I'm not going to lie, for awhile their pizza was really hit or miss. The last time I got a pizza the crust was very doughy and was not cooked all the way through. I decided to try the pizza one more time because I...More

Thank Ashley R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 N Broadway, Watertown, SD 57201-3525
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 605-882-9760
  • E-mail
Dempsey's Brewery, Pub & Restaurant is a landmark building in Down Town Watertown, founded un 1999 as the Highland Laddie. We are the 2nd oldest brewery in the State of South Dakota, and founder Bill Dempsey is the Official bagpiper of South Dakota.
We feature a unique blend of European and American style food, along with a a collection of fantastic bourbon and scotches, and some handcrafted ales that our customers rave about.
Owner Sean Dempsey is the #10 national ranked trad pizza winner in Las Vegas at the Pizza Expo in 2017, and won the #1 Trad pizza in the NW Division as well. Dempseys features a double decker Marsal & Sons brick oven, NY style pizzas, with a mix of detroits everyone and than, along with option for pickup, eat in, or delivery ( through Zipdish Delivery)
Our Restaurant is a bit different. Most flags hanging have been gifts from patrons over the years, all military flags have been given, and our FOH manager recently took 1st in the Deadwood Bartender Championship for the state.

We are located in an iconic 1903 Building located at 127 North Broadway.
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