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Sassafras American Eatery

2637 W 26th Ave, Denver, CO 80211-4718
+1 303-433-0080
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (40 reviews)
“grits” (31 reviews)
“beignets” (26 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2637 W 26th Ave, Denver, CO 80211-4718
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had the breakfast porridge, which is sweet potato grits with bananas and pecans. Very tasty. My husband enjoyed the cajun benedict. The next day he met with friends for lunch and had the pork belly, which he liked very much.

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped for breakfast on our way out of Denver on vacation. Very cute rustic atmosphere. Service was excellent and food was amazing!!! I can't remember the exact name of what I had but it was basically a seafood eggs Benedict. The best meal I've had...More

Thank Kelli S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. I love going to restaurants in old homes. I like how we got to have drinks while we waited to be seated. It was an hour wait but didn't feel too long because of the service and place to wait.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

You may have to wait awhile for a table, but it's worth it! Don't expect anything but comfort food for breakfast, but it's all fantastic. Outdoor dinning on a beautiful Denver morning can't be beat. Come hungry...

Thank The5MRanch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eat the Deviled Eggs, Fried Pickles, and Blackened Mac and Cheese. The house Sassafras Bloody Mary is slightly spicy and delicious. The Queen Mary Bloody Mary sucks, do not get it. Fried chicken is good, but beware it is thighs not breasts, and I prefer...More

Thank yeddie00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mt favorite brunch is a bowl of gumbo with chicken and house made andouille sausage, plus the inexpensive but delicious spinach salad with sliced strawberries, feta crumbles, and balsamic dressing. The espresso drinks are superb and all three Denver locations are worth the visit.

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a Saturday morning...obviously a very busy time to visit, but the wait was minimal (we didn't even have time to order one of their YUMMY 8+ bloody Mary varities before we got seated). Kitschy, cool & fun... food was FABULOUS (it was...More

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sassafras was a unique restaurant. Not the typical breakfast you would find in any town. We felt it was a little pricey for what you got. The selection was pretty good. All the breakfast items we ordered were good but had unusual twist to each...More

Thank Dave5068
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We showed up at Sassafras around 11 on a Tuesday. We lucked out and got the last seat for it became really crowded. The server stated it's always busy here and you usually have to wait before you get seated. Great relaxing atmosphere. Modest yet...More

Thank Kate C
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Very quaint building. Good service. Very busy because it's deservedly popular the fried green tomato Benedict was excellent.

Thank F B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2637 W 26th Ave, Denver, CO 80211-4718
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-433-0080
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