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Dempsey's Burger Pub

$$ - $$$American, ,
623 Vermont St, Lawrence, KS 66044-2251
+1 785-856-5460
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“truffle fries” (8 reviews)
“burger” (44 reviews)
“salmon” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
623 Vermont St, Lawrence, KS 66044-2251
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food! Delicious burgers and fries. You can't go wrong with Dempsey's for consistency!!! They have really good Fish and Chips too! The service is always top notch!

Thank Sandy H
Reviewed April 1, 2018

The Burgers and Fries are above average. Service is good but, the place is a little worn, booths are torn and uncomfortable.

Thank David S
Reviewed March 1, 2018

I came here a few weeks ago (which was my last) and the inside isn't very clean. dead flies everywhere, ripped up booths, and dirty tables. but not just that, the service wasn't good and it took a long time before I got my food....More

Thank lmniccum01
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Requested table, confusion ensued! Drinks ordered not received. Food ordered received after multiple other patrons sat and ordered and had food delivered. The order came out wrong and the waitress did not do anything to fix it but offer an extra plate to share the...More

Thank Dunia C
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

I go back and forth and which is the better of the two burger place between Dempsey’s and burger stand. Lately, I think burger stand has been edging out Dempsey’s. The past couple time I’ve been to Dempsey’s, the fries have been dried out and/or...More

Thank Hayden P
Reviewed January 29, 2018

One of the best Burgers you will find in Lawrence. A great selection of beers from Domestic to Craft. Awesome atmosphere and really good wait staff.

Thank JDD800
Reviewed December 24, 2017

I went there more wanting a fish sandwich than anything else, and the staff rejiggered their fish and chips into a really nice (and filling sandwich.) When this restaurant is full it's LOUD, which is great if you want a boisterous good time, but it...More

Thank DanielNWard
Reviewed December 22, 2017

This place is the perfect burger dive. Good food and a nice selections of beers. We always have great service and a fun time when we go there.

Thank malonesunflower
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

We stopped with friends because we knew they had salads, salmon and portobello mushroom burgers and these did not disappoint. I went with a perfectly prepared Thai p.p.d burger. Fabulous flavor good service with a small drawback in that the thin fire fries while full...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed October 11, 2017

We have visited quite a few burger places in Lawrence, but this one beats the rest. They are made to order, are very large, and taste great!! We will be back soon. The burgers are so large, that my husband and I just shared a...More

Thank Tina O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 623 Vermont St, Lawrence, KS 66044-2251 (Formerly Dempsey's Irish Pub)
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Lawrence
  • Phone Number: +1 785-856-5460
  • E-mail
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