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100 Cumberland St, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1A6, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
(416) 964-2222
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Ranked #472 of 6,715 Restaurants in Toronto
Price range: $31 - $70
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: European, Bistro
Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Bloor and Bay Streets
Transit: Bay Subway Station
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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

If you are looking for a special place for dinner with excellent food and special ambiance in the center of Toronto , this is the place.

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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

What a pleasant surprise this was on a cold Toronto evening! On a whim we ventured out to seek a reasonable meal after weeks of hotel fare, and stumbled on Sassafraz. At the outside it looks like fine dining, candle lit tables, beautiful women in evening gowns and men with black ties. Somewhat nervously we perused the menu and it... More

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Manitou Beach
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Great food, perfect location, couches that are comfy. Wonderful bar we have been there many times!!!

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SassafrazToronto, Manager at Sassafraz, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliment. We're looking forward to your next visit! More

Buffalo, New York
Top Contributor
431 reviews 431 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Wonderful light dinner with the wife. Server, Courtney was delightful and made excellent recommendations. Pricey place but lots of fun Seared Flank steak was perfect. Wife got her standard oysters. Great crusty bread Cosmo to die for.

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SassafrazToronto, Manager at Sassafraz, responded to this review

We'll be sure to pass the compliments on to Courtney. Thanks for the cosmo and crusty bread love! More

Athens, Greece
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Visited the upscale Yorkville of Toronto and decided to walk in for lunch. The restaurant has a very nice modern and minimal ambience. The service is excellent; attentive and courteous. The food did not impress everyone but was overall very good. The deconstructed Spanacopita, the tartar stake and salad were great. The ginger-flavored gnocchi produced mixed feelings and is not... More

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SassafrazToronto, Manager at Sassafraz, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback and will be sure to share it with the team. More

Hudson, Ohio
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Unique menu that pleased all 8 of us. Our server was attentive, funny and took care of all all special requests. Food was delicious! Looking forward to returning for dinner on another day.

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SassafrazToronto, Manager at Sassafraz, responded to this review

Thank you, we love to hear this! We look forward to your return for dinner. More

London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

On my my first visit to Toronto in many years..my cousin took me downtown to Sassafraz. They only do the brunch menu at the weekend so I had the grilled cheese sandwich (4 cheeses) with pulled pork and my cousin had the charcuterie platter, washed down with a couple of Caesars. The food was delicious, the service friendly and efficient... More

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SassafrazToronto, Manager at Sassafraz, responded to this review

We appreciate the recommendation. We'll be sure to pass the compliments on the food and service to the team. More

San Diego
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My husband and I just had lunch here. Very chic setting with reasonable prices. Easy to find since it is in a yellow house. Our server was Jennifer Switzer who was wonderful, informative and cheery. I had Scottish salmon and husband had scallops. Both entrees were delicious-restaurant even knew how to cook my fish rare-an oddity! The Chablis by the... More

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SassafrazToronto, Manager at Sassafraz, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience. We'll be sure to pass the compliment on to Ms. Switzer. More

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had a business meal for an approximate number of people, because travel plans kept adjusting. The service staff were excellent in helping us, in fact they offered to keep the kitchen open for one of our colleagues, who ended up not attending because he was too late. The meal that we all had was excellent and the service was... More

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SassafrazToronto, Manager at Sassafraz, responded to this review

We appreciate the recommendation. It's our pleasure to deliver on food and service and we hope to do it again for you soon. More

London Ontario
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We attending a wedding held at Sassafraz and it was wonderful. It was a small wedding (60 people) The restaurant had set up an area to hold the service and it was remarkable. After the service ,the chairs were quickly moved and tables were set-up for apps. while the guests were in the bar area for drinks. There was no... More

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SassafrazToronto, Manager at Sassafraz, responded to this review

Thank you! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed our appetizers ranging from oysters and crabs to breads and cheeses. More

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Additional Information about Sassafraz

Address: 100 Cumberland St, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1A6, Canada
Phone Number: (416) 964-2222
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown Toronto
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 31 - 70
Cuisine: European, Bistro

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