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Circa 21

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Address: 1828 3rd. Avenue, Rock Island, IL 61201
Phone Number: 309-786-7733
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12:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu 12:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 12:00 am - 6:00 pm

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The Phantom 1/30/16

We've seen several performances here in the past and the outcome was always good. A bit pricy in food but other than that it has always been a great experience. I don't remember... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
SirDane
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Illinois
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Illinois
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44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've seen several performances here in the past and the outcome was always good. A bit pricy in food but other than that it has always been a great experience. I don't remember most of the play because alcohol from my dinner drink was messing my blood pressure medication, so I super drunk. :-P I'd give them five but the... More 

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Rock Island, Illinois
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The reason to go to Circa 21 is the theater. The food is acceptable; served buffet style, with a menu created t compliment the play. But, the show is the main attraction. Circa 21 produces quality professional theater in a small market and a relatively small venue. I have been to several shows in the past year, and while sometimes... More 

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Rock Island
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

It's a Wonderful Life-the Musical was wonderful! The shows are always of good quality--don't go expecting gourmet food.

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Lemont
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

11 ladies on girls weekend attended for "Its a Wonderful Life". Folks I spoke with to make reservations were very friendly and accommodating. Be all thoroughly enjoyed the performance. The lead couple were so passionate. Great acting! The food was mediocre at best. The worst part was the drinks. Daquari's were like slushies, no alcohol detected. Old fashioned was terrible.... More 

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Aledo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Attended the production of It's A Wonderful Life last night. The food, show, and service were superb, as usual! Thus was a great way to get into the holiday spirit!

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Rock Island, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Circa 21 offers fine buffet dining with a fabulous show. Check the website so show schedules and meals. The buffet is all you can eat and has a huge variety of food. Great downtown location. Also features a pre-show. Very enjoyable outing.

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Eldridge, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Talent abounds at this venue but chefs do not. Food is buffet and mediocre. Specialty drinks are fun and desserts are the best.

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Chicago
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157 reviews
79 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

We enjoyed a Saturday night performance of Route 66. Not a well-known play but the cast all did a great job and the experience was enjoyable, We had great seats and the meal service was good. We were underwhelmed by the buffet dinner choices which they claimed were not catered. Overall, we had a good evening.

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Gunnedah
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111 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

It's been several years since my last visit to Rock Island. It was great to see that Circa 21 dinner theatre is not only still operating but that their food, service and shows are still great. Thoroughly enjoyed the musical about a trip on Route 66 and the people along the way. A very entertaining evening which fed both the... More 

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Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We have traveled to Rock Island a few times for group tours and the highlight has always been the Circa21 dinner show. The food and service is always first rate. You will be eating a buffet with variety of choices that may temp you for seconds. The staff is very professional and even participates in pre-show. The shows themselves are... More 

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