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Sassafras American Eatery

2637 W 26th Ave, Denver, CO 80211-4718
+1 303-433-0080
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (40 reviews)
“beignets” (27 reviews)
“eggs sardou” (13 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 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Denver for a conference and spent most of my time along the 16th Street mall area near the hotel to eat. On my last day, I ventured over to the area near the courthouse with a friend for breakfast. We ate at...More

Thank pattignv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate brunch at Sassafras, and it was delicious! I ordered the Roasted Vegetable Grits, and the food was fantastic! (Especially the sweet potato grits!) Prices and portions are reasonable. There are options for vegetarian diners as well. They also offer a coffee / latte...More

Thank Courtney B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there for our first breakfast in town and never went anywhere else the whole trip! Food, service, ambiance all fantastic!

Thank kooldom
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The service was slow and the door was still locked when we arrived (despite having opened a half hour before our arrival), but the food... I had the fried green tomato Benedict with the eggs scrambled instead of poached. It was AMAZING. I will be...More

Thank DofDenver
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I was sad to hear Sassafras is closing, it was a great, low-key spot to grab coffee, and work or catch-up with friends.

2  Thank als1467
Reviewed 4 October 2017

After flying in from Fairbanks, family took us here to eat breakfast. Great food. Only complaint was the staff kept seating two people at large tables which made our party of 5 wait a long time.

1  Thank cgreen2910
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

So good, fresh, unique and delicious. Service a bit slow so do not be in a hurry. Creative drink menus made with fresh juices and vegetables. Old classic breakfast dishes prepared with a healthy fresh unique style. Love this place!

Thank Tbdsss
Reviewed 8 September 2017 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

1  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 8 September 2017

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 September 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
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
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