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Sassafras American Eatery

2637 W 26th Ave, Denver, CO 80211-4718
+1 303-433-0080
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (31 reviews)
“beignets” (27 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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2637 W 26th Ave, Denver, CO 80211-4718
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Literally...eggs were cold, biscuit was dry and cold, potato casserole was okay. Had to ask for butter for my biscuit. The only saving grace were the beignets and limeade. Was expecting much more as I had an excellent meal my previous visit. This one was...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a family of restaurants only five years old, this flagship location is truly impressive! With all the comforts of a well-loved home, this gem has great food, great service, and genuine feel-good air. While everyone we encountered was super, our server Justin, was great,...More

Thank katrinfranklin2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place knocked the cover off the ball in every respect. The food was something you would expect in a highly rated restaurant in New Orleans. I had the Chicken Fried Eggs and Buffalo Hash and my wife had the Belly Up. The eggs were...More

Thank Chuck S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting, tasty food with great service. The interior of the restaurant is also thoughtfully furnished. Our Denver based relatives told us this is one of their favourite places to eat and we certainly weren't disappointed!

Thank LondonGecko
Reviewed 18 August 2017

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 16 August 2017 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 8 August 2017 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 7 August 2017

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 4 August 2017 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 25 July 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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