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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” (41 reviews)
“beignets” (29 reviews)
“eggs sardou” (13 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 4 weeks ago via mobile

This cozy restaurant in an attractive older house, is a wonderful place to go when you are hungry for a hot, tasty and slightly unique southern style breakfast. The staff did a thorough job helping me sort out what I could eat with my food...More

Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Little house turned into a restaurant, small so be ready to wait 1+ hours. Food is awesome, Cajun cuisine= spicy but yummy! Beignets so good, fried chicken awesome w spice, the grits- oh my goodness with the melted butter! Maple latte- nuff said! House could...More

Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Delicious brunch, coffee, tea, and adult beverages, this spot has everything you want for your first meal of the day! Pictured below is the dirty chai 🍳☕️

Thank alindsay15
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Quaint little restaurant with a homey vibe and great service. There was a bit of a wait time but it was worth it. One of the best bloody marys I've had. The beignets were delicious and dare we say-better than at the famous Cafe Du'monde?...More

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I had high expectations after reading the reviews for this place, but it didn't live up to them. I had the Cajun eggs Benedict. Flavors were great, but the eggs weren't hot and the portion was a bit small. Service was good.

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 4 December 2017

1. Location: East Colfax, - older part of town to the east side 7.5/10 2. Décor: Stucco building, walls, wood floors – tables, padded and unpadded chairs, booths. 7.5/10 3. Ambiance: Soft music, casual, window seats nice and bright, friendly. 8/10 4. Menu: Good selection...More

Thank Britishcanadianeh
Reviewed 30 October 2017 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

1  Thank pattignv
Reviewed 29 October 2017

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 24 October 2017

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
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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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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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