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Sassafraz

#47 of 6,790 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
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100 Cumberland St, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1A6, Canada (Bloor and Bay Streets)
+1 416-964-2222
Today
11:30 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 01:00
Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Toronto, Canada
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had arranged a special room to celebrate a birthday for 6 on the second floor. Some members were vegetarian in our party and they had options for everyone. The food potions were good and the dishes were outstanding. Their menu is not extensive but with lots of variety. We tried the duck, pasta, Thai curry dishes and each was... More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect Bridal Bachelorette Brunch Gem Spot!!!! This lovely spot is located in the heart of Yorkville. I'm from Miami and as a host I decided to choose this beautiful place for my sister in law's Bachelorette on a Sunday for brunch. To look for parking, I parked at a nearby garage right across from the restaurant, which was very convenient.... More 

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Markham, Canada
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent, the ambiance was very good. They were able to substitute the protein without any issues for my wife. The only issue I have is with the service. It was very SLOW. Every time the waiter would come and wait on our table the first this he would do is apologize. The restaurant was not busy and... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought a 3 course dinner for this restaurant on a discount website and it was worth the $70. I don't usually go to "fine dining" locations being a mother of twin boys that our 6, but this was a nice little treat for the grown ups. The staff was very friendly. Our waiter was very funny and always around... More 

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Thank Nadia P
Markham, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent dinner, service, atmosphere. The food was delicious, very nice presentation as well. The restaurant was very clean, very romantic with fresh flowers on the table and candle light. We will definitely go again soon :)

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Thank mariana683
Toronto, Canada
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a beautiful meal at Sassafraz last night. We bought a Groupon package, and let me tell you, the sign of a good restaurant, in my opinion is one that doesn't skimp on the 'special' menus. And Sassafraz does not skimp. The portions were perfect. The food tasty. The atmosphere wonderful. There is a café at the front of the... More 

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toronto
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256 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there for winterlicious lunch. The service was EXCELLENT,. They were courteous and make sure we were all taken care of. Even food would come a bit late, they inform us. Food presentation is very good. Overall we enjoy this restaurant and would be back again.

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Warrington, Pennsylvania
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85 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

second time visiting. Had reservations and funny enough was seated in the same table as the previous time which was right near the service area where they store the cutlery. Asked if we could have a different table but were told they were reserved..Without the groupon this would be an overpriced restaurant. We enjoyed our fish and salad/soup..desserts were uninspiring.

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Thank CharmingACM
Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would highly recommend this place! Bought a Groupon to try it out after all the great reviews I heard from colleagues and friends. AMAZING! The staff catered to my every need. I have several food allergies, so the staff made sure that everything that came out did not come in contact. They even baked a fresh flour-less chocolate cake for... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal! Lovely ambiance! Amazing food! Can't believe I live in Toronto and it took me so long to come- will come back for sure! Also there is lovely live music after 9:30, so plan to go then. Also if you want a romantic vibe- request to sit on the couches.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$70
Cuisine
European, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Cumberland St, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1A6, Canada
    (Bloor and Bay Streets)
  • Public Transportation: Bay Subway Station
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-964-2222

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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