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Sassafras Eclectic Food Joint

1500 Old Hot Springs Road, Carson City, NV 89706-0602
+1 775-884-4471
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good46%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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Opens in 14 min
All hours
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1500 Old Hot Springs Road, Carson City, NV 89706-0602
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed Sassafras when it was on the main drag in Carson, and were happy to see it reopen after being evicted from its original site. Our first visit to the new site was OK; we hoped they would improve with time. They didn't....More

Thank Kalamariverrat
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We had a great dinner. The menu is huge and the atmosphere is great. The server we had was awesome and so was the meal. We will definitely be going back.

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

As advertised inside decor is eclectic Lots of locals Excellent selection of beers Wine very reasonably priced Had the Alamo Malbec for $7 Fabulous calamari with three sauces including a smokey chipotle I had the wonderful cinnamon and nutmeg brined fried chicken With chorizo gravy...More

Thank RangerRik54
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great dinner! Ate shrimp tacos and had appetizer specials. The waiter was great and attentive . The food was fabulous! This is definitely a place I would go back to.

Thank Cheryl O
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The decor is New Orleanish as is the menu. Wait staff were friendly but the food coming from the kitchen was slow. Hard to get in and out on a lunch hour. Prices were high for a quick lunch but the menu was varied. Try...More

Thank wfs74
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Lots of locals. Fried chicken special and service was excellent. Fun evening with friends and family. It is adjacent to the Carson Hot Springs which has just had a renovation and a brewery on the property is nearly open. Will continue to be a great...More

Thank Tina T
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Next to the Carson City Hot springs resort this restaurant is unassuming from the outside, the parking lot was full and we were hungry after soaking in the hot springs. We got one of the last tables on a quite part of the restaurant with...More

Thank Jesper J
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This place is frequented more by locals than tourists, I think. The staff seem to know most of the customers, including our friends who took us to Sassafras. The food is quite tasty. The fried chicken I had was unusually good...the crust was crisp and...More

Thank AboveEarth
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Unusual menu. Cheerful ambiance. Excellent service with friendly staff. Our entire party was pleased with the food and general experience. We'll be back for more!!!

Thank murphynv
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Surprisingly innovative/edgy menu for this cozy/fun location. Varied entrees with nice beer selection and sometimes live entertainment.

Thank funfamily5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$27
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Old Hot Springs Road, Carson City, NV 89706-0602
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Carson City
  • Phone Number: +1 775-884-4471
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