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100 Cumberland St, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1A6, Canada
+1 416-964-2222
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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European, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
100 Cumberland St, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1A6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jahnell was great accomedated us with a full house due to the live band. It was a great success for my friends 50th birthday. Drinks were excellent. The food was exceptional and will come here more often to dine. She made us feel like family...More

Thank Monica S
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

Honestly, I thought "oh Sassafraz, been there done that" but decided It's TIFF and hard to get in anywhere and was shocked we got in here. Oops, we booked for 8pm and found out when we arrived that our reservation wasn't until Sunday. However, Janelle...More

Thank rainguard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had dinner at Sassafraz last night. We had the best time. we loved sitting in a comfortable corner in their newly renovated restaurant. We had.yo change our reservation at the last moment and they were very accommodating. We loved the assortment...More

Thank Rosemarie T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food are awesome, Waitress so nice and attentive, Dining area quite noisy, We choose to sit at the cafe side, Cafe side couch so comfortable for small group, Unfortunately our umbrellas were purposely taken by someone, Ours are unique shape and sizes, Greedy people, Beware.

Thank oichingc2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met some dear Canadian friends here for dinner on a visit from the UK. Very attractive interior with nice table settings. Reasonably priced wine and a great menu selection to suit most tastes. Service was very friendly and at a good pace for people wanting...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

After spending the day shopping in Yorkville it was a convenient spot for dinner. The restaurant is quite sexy ....if only the food lived up to the look. It wasn’t that the food was absolutely bad but the food was sadly bland. Definitely fresh and...More

Thank n1ql0ck
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Classy restaurant located at the heart of historic Yorkville and set in a victorian rowhouse. Perfect place to take friends from out of town. They serve french-inspired Canadian cuisine. Previous to coming here, we already had a full lunch at another restaurant so we went...More

Thank TravelChats
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Our party of three went to Sassafraz for a Saturday brunch in mid-October. The famous restaurant occupies an array of restored Victorian row-houses at the heart of Yorkville. The interior decor can be described as "unpretentious, simple elegant". The dining room is spacious, unlike many...More

Thank Friedrich Wu W
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Good evening meeting w Excellent d’ouvres for starters. Had a good Green saladsalad, delicious hen and the caramel pudding w orange, all very tasty. Nice staff. Tried local white wine from Niagara Falls area as well as a Pinot noir. Enjoyable company made this visit...More

Thank KeySir77
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Has an enjoyable evening out with friends for birthday drinks.. Waiter even brought a happy birthday fruit plate over to birthday boy :-) Only reservation--- drinks Are a bit pricey .. but it IS Yorkville after all

Thank Steven P
Midtown is a dynamic part of Toronto with some of its
most stylish high-rise residences and heritage
buildings. The area sees busy shoppers with bag-laden
arms balancing lattes in paper cups as they travel
from one luxury brand to the next, taking advantage of
the proximity of high-end shops. The reflecting pools,
jogging trails, and nature treks of the Rosehill
Revision are always a hub of outdoor activity, and
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January 26, 2018|
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Response from tdewolfe2014 | Reviewed this property |
never saw a valet sign. There is parking on the street.
April 1, 2016|
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Response from Mitch G | Reviewed this property |
Its Yorkville still and the notion of a dress code may be considered funny. likely you should be respectful to a high standard of fashion. just last summer I found a guy wearing my special jacket because he wanted to look... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $70
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-964-2222
  • E-mail
Set in an array of Victorian rowhouses, Sassafraz has evolved through the decades to become a magical space in the heart of historic Yorkville. The iconic little house and its romantic interior make it one of the most stunning restaurants in Toronto
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