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Sassafras
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48 S 2nd St Philadelphia, PA 19106
48 South 2nd StreetUSPennsylvaniaPhiladelphia19106
(215) 925-2317sassafrasbar.com
$$Bar, RestaurantToday 11:30AM–2AM
Friday 11:30AM–2AMSaturday 12PM–2AMSunday 12PM–2AMMonday 11:30AM–2AMTuesday 11:30AM–2AMWednesday 11:30AM–2AMThursday 11:30AM–2AM
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Sassafras is the Grand Dame of neighborhood bars. A classic, cozy bar in cozy bar in the heart of Olde City.
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Romantic joint serving globally accented food & drinks in a warmly lit, wood-paneled setting.- Google
"The cheese plate paired with the lost angel Pinot noir wine was great!"
"Great bartenders, romantic atmosphere, live music on occasion."
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Melanie Redican
in the last week
My boyfriend brought me here for a birthday lunch, on a Monday. The bartender / server was nothing but exciting and attentive. He made a great cocktail and an even better impression. Not only was the atmosphere unique and welcoming but the food was fantastic. This will definitely become a new staple in my Philly recommendations.
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Allyson Paul
a week ago
Cute spot for a burger....great old city pub!!! Small but great!!!
Response from the owner - a week ago
Thanks Allyson!
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Herman Oster
3 weeks ago
Great place to have lunch nice specials ,the food is all ways fresh and the beers are cold and to top it off, the best Bartender in the city....smiling all the time ,polite and on the ball......Thanks Dan.
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Susan Graeser
a week ago
A home away from home. Go for the drinks and the bartenders.
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George Wells
3 weeks ago
Stopped in on a random weekday because of the live jazz near the door, which was very enjoyable. The atmosphere was cozy in an original or historic turn of the century space. Service was very polite and attentive. I ate a special that was just OK. I would return to try it again.
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Fred Singson
9 months ago
We felt so lucky to have stumbled across this bar! We almost went into the Irish bar next door until we smelled cigarette smoke--Yuck! Sassafrass was a delightful bar with a great atmosphere and vibe! We loved the prohibition-era feel to the place. Great music. Well-crafted cocktails and a great ladies room, which someone described as a small studio apartment!
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David C
3 months ago
great vibe- relaxing place to hang out
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Luke Christopherson
10 months ago
The atmosphere is cool, the food is good, furniture is a little stiff but that's part of the experience, repeat customer, try the pretzel mac and cheese.
Response from the owner - 10 months ago
Thanks Luke!

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