Dempsey's Brewery, Pub, & Restaraunt is a family owned business established in 1999 by Bill Dempsey III, the Official Bag Piper of South Dakota.

Dempsey's Brewery, Pub, & Restaurant is a family owned business established in 1999 by Bill Dempsey III, the Official Bag Piper of South Dakota.

Dempsey's prides themselves on making as much as possible from scratch, such as baking all of their own breads, aged pizza dough; hand cut steaks, artesian made sauces, and offerings from their brewery. Have we mentioned they have AWARD WINNING PIZZA? Executive head chef and owner, Sean Danger Von Dempsey, has won multiple pizza awards around the world. 

With a full-service bar complete with the largest amount of single malt scotch and whiskey in all of Watertown, the fun-loving atmosphere, patio and delicious food, Dempsey’s is sure to have what you are looking for. 

Fast facts: 

  • 2nd oldest brewery in South Dakota 
  • Sean traveled to the International School of Pizza in 2014, becoming South Dakota's only certified Pizzaiola.
  • Dempsey’s is home to six flagship beers, plus a seasonal brew that rotates
  • Adam Erickson, the official Brew Master, is notably a 2016 Great Service Star Award recipient from the State of South Dakota.