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Sassafras Eclectic Food Joint

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1500 Old Hot Springs Road, Carson City, NV 89706
+1 775-884-4471
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Carson City, Nevada
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93 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The decor is New Orleanish as is the menu. Wait staff were friendly but the food coming from the kitchen was slow. Hard to get in and out on a lunch hour. Prices were high for a quick lunch but the menu was varied. Try it once and if you like it you can always go back no matter what... More 

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Thank wfs74
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Lots of locals. Fried chicken special and service was excellent. Fun evening with friends and family. It is adjacent to the Carson Hot Springs which has just had a renovation and a brewery on the property is nearly open. Will continue to be a great place for locals and tourists to congregate.

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Thank Tina T
California
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Next to the Carson City Hot springs resort this restaurant is unassuming from the outside, the parking lot was full and we were hungry after soaking in the hot springs. We got one of the last tables on a quite part of the restaurant with a view to the stage. Their Nachos Barrachos are the best Nachos I have ever... More 

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Thank Jesper J
Seattle
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190 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

This place is frequented more by locals than tourists, I think. The staff seem to know most of the customers, including our friends who took us to Sassafras. The food is quite tasty. The fried chicken I had was unusually good...the crust was crisp and flavorful and the meat was tender, juicy and delicious. The bartender makes a fine saharan!

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Thank AboveEarth
Carson City, Nevada
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103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Unusual menu. Cheerful ambiance. Excellent service with friendly staff. Our entire party was pleased with the food and general experience. We'll be back for more!!!

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Thank murphynv
La Grange, Illinois
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160 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Surprisingly innovative/edgy menu for this cozy/fun location. Varied entrees with nice beer selection and sometimes live entertainment.

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Thank funfamily5
palm desert
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We eat out once a week, so we really try and find new places around town, being relatively new to the area we always use trip advisor to help us make good choices, there really isn't an abundance of great restaurants in Carson city. We got a New Orleans kind of vibe..or at least that's what they are going for!... More 

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Thank Rudyjp11
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere was as they describe, eclectic. The shrimp and cheese fondue was excellent. Best fried chicken we've had at a restaurant, and the bacon and bleu burger didn't disappoint. They make their own pickles and ketchup too. Great service and reasonable prices.

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Thank Jordan T
Smith, Nevada
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81 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We heard about Sassafras from friends and have been there several times over the last few months. We love the food and the service is always friendly. The menu is extensive with a lot of variety. You might call it eclectic. There's always a ton of specials too. Good bar and plenty of parking. You could even take a dip... More 

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Thank danmcmartin
Kansas City
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite kind of place. Creative yet simple. Moderately priced. Casual. Sandwiches are amazing. Service is friendly and appreciative. Cant say enough good things.

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Thank Mayan_Brian

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 27
Cuisine
American, Bar, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Old Hot Springs Road, Carson City, NV 89706
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Carson City
  • Phone Number: +1 775-884-4471

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?