Business News: Dempsey’s expanding to Brookings

June 12, 2023

Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Dempsey’s Brewery, Pub and Restaurant has announced plans to open a new location in Brookings this summer.

Owner Sean Dempsey says the Brookings location will be in the Eastside Commons building at 770 22nd Avenue South.

Dempsey’s will offer award-winning brick oven pizzas, calzones, salads and handcrafted brews in their new location, along with dine in, catering, online order and delivery options.

Founded in 1999, Dempsey’s has expanded in recent years to Aberdeen (2019), and Watertown Regional Airport (2022).

The goal is to open the Brookings location in late July.

Sean Dempsey is a Premiere member on the United States Pizza Team, traveling around the world competing in pizza culinary events.