Head Barkeep + Brewmaster Adam Erickson competed in Deadwood SD's Fork's, Corks & Kegs Best Bartender in SD 2017 and Won!
We were featured in PMQ's March 2017 issue about White Pies!
We like to get around.
It's out goal to become as involved as humanly possible in our great community of Watertown. We've also been blessed with receiving Awards and media exposure, so we like to post them here.
We were surprised with a
Plaque from the Watertown
Kampeska Krushers Women's
Roller Derby Team
Pictured is Owner Sean Dempsey
bashfully accepting the plaque
Adam Erickson also placed 2nd in the Original Cocktail Category, and 1st in Overall SD State Bartending Championship
Sean Dempsey & Erin Tammi were both recently invited to judge a youth LEGO competition at the 72nd Farm Show! And it made the Newspaper!
Check out KDLT's "Someone you should know" Segment featuring Bill & Sean Dempsey talking about Las Vegas, Dempsey's founding, and futures!
We were awarded the Prestigious Family Business of the Year in 2015
Our Best Bourbon Bars of America Award July 2017
We are currently #1 on Trip Advisor for Restaurants in Watertown
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A nice article from our friends at the Culture Trip
A wonderful article from our friends at TravelSD
Bar Director/Brewmaster Adam Ericskson recently won a great service Gold Star from the State of South Dakota
We were #10 on SD magazines Bucket List Menu Favorites for the January/Feb 2017 Issue!
Our Adopted Highway on 81. Only missing one letter :)
We got a few mentions in the April 2017 Edition of 605 Magazine
Sean Dempsey finished #10 overall in the Traditional Category nationwide, and won the NW Division the International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas.
Grand Marshal Bill Dempsey at the Watertown St. Patricks Day Parade 2017 with the Mayor. Pictured on the 2nd page is the Glacial Lakes Pipes & Drums ( Sean Dempsey, Dean Ratliff, Woody Baybridge)
Minnesota Twins Winter Caravan 2017
Stopped by for lunch! 1/17/2017
(Brandon Kintzler, Ryan Pressly, Paul Molitor, Dick Bremer)
Brian Allen from KSFY came down to Dempsey's to do a segment in May 2017 called "Dakota Diners" Check it out!
We were awarded the Great Service Gold Star designation for 2016-2017 in South Dakota
Dempsey selected as St. Patrick’s Day celebration parade marshal
Check our our story featured on KSFY Morning News!
We were featured as a top 12 destination in February 2017 from our friends at Onlyinyourstate!
We were awarded the "People love us on Yelp" award in 2016/2017. We also are #2 in Restaurants in Watertown SD on Yelp
From the Pioneer Public TV
In December 2016, our friends at 605 spotlighted us on Delish Delights.
From our feature in "Delish Delights" from 605 Magazine. Link for the whole December issue is here:
Founder Bill Dempsey (III) is the Official Bag-piper of South Dakota!
Seans interview on 605 Magazine 2017 July
Our Friends at the Matador Network stopped by Watertown SD and gave us a pretty nice write up. ( JUNE 2017) Check it out!
Brought in by a close family friend.
Sean Dempsey "Going for Gold" Front Page of the Watertown Public Opinion, on going to Las Vegas to compete in the Traditional category 2017