Sassafras Tavern
Sassafras Tavern
Restaurant & Bar

9755 1241

327 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd
Sassafras VIC 3787

Sassafras
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Welcome to Sassafras Tavern

Seriously good food balanced with fine wine and ales.

Our Menu




Bar Snacks & Starters

Baked garlic ciabatta · Plain / Pesto · Cheese (V/DFA) 8 / 10
Pan-fried chorizo · rosemary · balsamic  12
Chicken Wings · Naked (GF/DF) · Chimichuri (DF) · Franks’ Red Hot Sauce (GF/DF) 18
Charcuterie & Cheese Platter 28
Mini Meatballs · Napoli sauce (DF) 12 / 18
Potato Wedges · sour cream · sweet chilli sauce (DFA) 10

Entrees

Soup of the Day 10
Lemon pepper Calamari salad · pan fried Chorizo · salsa verde (GF/DF) 22 / 28
Trio Dips with chargrilled Pita Bread (V) 18
Pan fried Haloumi · fennel · orange · Macadamia salad (GF/V) 14
Arancini · chipotle aioli (V) 14

Classics

Sassy Burger · brioche bun · beef · cheese · bacon · onion jam · pickles · lettuce · tomato · aioli · chips 26
Chicken Parma · smoked ham · cheese · Napoli sauce · salad · chips (DFA) 27
Beer battered Flake · tartare sauce · salad · chips (DF) 28
Pork sausage and Mash · caramelised onion · gravy · sautéed spinach (GF) 28
Chargrilled Scotch Fillet 300g · salad · big boy chips (DF) 40
Chargrilled Eye Fillet 250g · salad · big boy chips (DF) 42
Choice of steak sauces · mushroom · green peppercorn · garlic horseradish butter

Sassy Mains

Grilled salmon · creamy mash · vegetable Medley · lemon beurre blanc (GF) 36
Beer battered Mushroom Burger · grilled Haloumi · chimichurri · chips (V) 24
Stuffed Moroccan Spiced Capsicum · sweet potato mash · roast vegetables (V/VG/DF/GFA) 26
Garlic prawn linguine / Chicken Carbonara / Chicken Pesto Pasta (DFA) 29
Mushroom / Chicken Mushroom risotto · truffle oil · pine nuts (GFA/V/VGA/DFA) 26 / 29
Trio cheese baked gnocchi · toasted walnuts · crispy sage (V) 26

Sides

Chips · tomato sauce 8
Big boy chips · mayo 10
Chargrilled broccolini · lemon dresing · feta cheese · toasted almonds (V/VGA) 9

Desserts

Rich chocolate mousse (GF/V) 12
Tiramisu 12
Crème brulée (V) 12
Sticky Date Pudding · butterscotch sauce · vanilla ice cream (V) 12

Kids Menu

All meals served with choice of apple or orange juice & a scoop of ice cream 15
Beef slider · cheese · lettuce · chips · tomato sauce (DFA)
Battered Barramundi · salad · chips · tartare sauce (DF)
Parma · salad · chips (DFA)
Penne · napoli / creamy Pesto sauce · cheese (DFA/VGA)

Seniors Menu

Available Thu-Fri 12-5pm
Entrée
Garlic Bread · Plain/Pesto & Cheese 5/6
Arancini · chipotle Aioli 5

Mains
Chicken Parma · smoked ham · cheese · napoli sauce · salad · chips (DFA) 12
Bangers and Mash · caramelised onion · gravy · sautéed spinach 12
Chicken Risotto · truffle oil · pine nuts (GFA/V/VGA/DFA) 14
Beer battered Flake · tartare sauce · salad · chips (DF) 12

Dessert
Rich Chocolate Mousse (GF/V) 6
Ice cream · Strawberry/ Chocolate topping 4




Menu and Prices are subject to change without notice.

Our food is prepared in a kitchen where eggs, nuts, gluten and other food allergens are present.
Our menu descriptions do not include all ingredients.
Fish dishes may contain bones.
If you have a food allergy or intolerance, please let us know in advance.

V - Vegetarian
VA - Vegetarian Available
VG - Vegan
VGA - Vegan Available
GF - Gluten Free
GFA - Gluten Free Available
DF - Dairy Free
DFA - Dairy Free Available


Drinks Menu

Sparkling Wine
G
B
Prosecco
8
38
Louis Roederer Brut (Champagne)
120
Moscato
8
32

White Wine
Sauvignon Blanc
8
34
Pinot Grigio
8
34
Chardonnay
8
34

Rose
8
34

Red Wine
Pinot Noir
10
40
Shiraz
9
38
Cabernet Sauvignon
9
38

Tap Beers
Pot
Pint
Jug
Furphy
7
11
22
Kilkenny
7
11
22
Little Creatures Pale
7
11
22
Iron Jack Red
6
10
20

Bottled Beers and Ciders
Guinness 440ml can
9.5
Guinness EXTRA draught
9
Boags Premium Light
7
Heineken Lager
8
Boags Premium
8
James Squire 150 Lashes
8
White Rabbit Dark Ale
9
White Rabbit Pale Ale
9
Kosciuszko Pale Ale
8
Hargreaves Hill ESB
9
Hargreaves Hill IPA
9
Little Creatures XPA
8
Orchard Crush Apple Cider
8
Pipsqueak Apple Cider
8


Cocktails
Espresso Martini
18
kahula · vodka · espresso
Dark & Stormy
16
ginger beer · rum · lime juice
Negroni
22
gin · campari · vermouth
Aperol Spritz
16
aperol · prosecco · soda water
Long Island Iced Tea
18
vodka · bacardi · tequila · gin · cointreau · coke · lemon juice
Margarita
18
tequila · cointreau · lime juice · lemon juice
Fruit Tingle
16
vodka · blue curacao · lemonade · raspberry
Blue Long Island
18
vodka · bacardi · tequila · gin · blue curacao · lemonade · lime juice

Soft Drinks
Coke
4
Diet Coke
4
Lemonade
4
Raspberry
4
Ginger
4
Lemon Squash
4
LLB (18+)
5
SLB (18+)
5
Soda Water
3
Tonic Water
4

Juice
Orange Juice
5
Apple Juice
5
Tomato Juice
5
Pineapple
5
Cranberry
5

Milkshake
Banana · Strawberry · Mango · Chocolate
8

Drinks Menu (cont)

Whiskey
Jamieson
10
Johnnie Red
10
Johnnie Black
12
Talisker 10yo
15
Talisker Storm
13
Chivas Regal
13
Southern Comfort
9
Jack Daniels
10
Jim Beam
10
Wild Turkey
12
Canadian Club
10

Tequila
Tequila Don Julio
20
Patron XO
15
Sierra Tequila
8

Aperitifs
Campari
8
Pernod
10

Spirits
Absinthe
12
Ouzo
10
Schnapps Munchner
10

Vermouth
Martini
10
Cinzano Dry
10
Cinzano Rose
10
Cinzano Bianco
10

Vodka
Grey Goose
13
Smirnoff Red
10
Gin
Hendricks
13
Gordon’s
10

Rum
Malibu
7
Bundaberg
9

Liqueurs
Brandy
9
Remy Martin Cognac
15
Galliano Black
10
Galliano Sambuca
10
Galliano Vanilla
10
Galliano Ristretto
10
Frangelico
9
Benedictine
13
Tia Maria
9
Disaronno
10
Grand Marnier
13
43 Licor
10
Solerno Orange
12
Domain de Canton Ginger
10
Baileys
9
Kahlua
9
Amarula
9
Maraska
9
Midori
9
Pimms
9

Sake
Four Fox Junmai Sake
15

Digestives
Jagermeister
10
Grappa Luigi Francoli
12
Limoncello Villa Massa
11
Coffee
Flat White · Latte
5
Cappuccino
5
Long Black · Espresso
4
Long Mac · Short Mac · Piccolo
4
Hot Chocolate
6
Mocha
5
Babycino
0.5
Harriet’s Honey Chai
5
(wet chai)
Iced Coffee · Iced Chocolate · Iced Mocha
7
Bonsoy add $1
Almond milk add $1
TEA · High Tea with Harriet
English Breakfast
5
Elevenses (Irish Breakfast)
5
Earl Grey
5
Fields of Gold
5
(chamomile, berry, lemon, peppermint, lemongrass, vanilla)
Ravishing Red
5
(orange, vanilla, sandalwood)
Chai
5

 Dining Hours

Monday 5pm till Late
Tuesday Closed  
Wednesday 5pm till Late
Thursday 12pm till Late
Friday 12pm till Late
Saturday 12pm till Late
Sunday 12pm till Late
 
Kitchen Closes 8:15pm Mon
8:30pm Wed, Thu, Sun
9:00pm Fri & Sat
 
 


About

With our open hearth fireplace and stylish decor, Sassafras Tavern is the invitation to enjoy quality dining as part of your Dandenong Ranges winter experience.

What People are Saying

  • A brilliant addition to the Dandeneong Ranges for tourists and locals alike.
  • Great service and fabulous food! so far I've tried the steak, burger, calamari and chocolate mousse and everything has been absolutely delicious!.
  • Great atmosphere and hospitality and awesome food. 10 outta 10 Marco and staff!
  • Had a great night tonight. Friendly staff, good food and drinks. So pleased to see a local venue open in Sassafras.
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