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8 North Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
910-762-1922
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Ranked #27 of 560 Restaurants in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Tapas, International
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Market Street
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English first
Greensboro, North Carolina
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99 reviews 99 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We came here on a very crowded Martin Luther King Weekend, and there was open seating at the bar, so we took advantage. I had a lovely wedge salad and beef carpaccio from the bar menu, and my husband had the shrimp and grits from the regular menu. We each also had a glass of wine. Everything was delicious! My... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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66 reviews 66 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

This busy dinner restaurant has a versatile menu with both full meals and small plates. Lovely appetizers, great steaks and a full bar. Great wine list and scene and be seen spot. Terrific service. When I go downtown I plan to eat here, convenient location in center of downtown Wilmington on front street.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Had been to this restaurant several years ago and loved it then. Came back, and while the menu has changed, it still lived up to my expectations. We took advantage of the weeknight three course option which was a great value. The lemon bacon wrapped chicken was absolutely delicious. The very best part of the meal was our great server,... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Very good food, with the emphasis on small plates. Lots of choices. Good cocktails, good food, good wine, good service

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Somers
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Looking for a place that had gluten free options for my daughter, we came across, Circa 1922 while in Wilmington NC. It was if we stepped into a bistro in Paris in the 20's! The decor, the lighting, the music… I was expecting Cole Porter, Earnest Hemingway and Gertrude Stein to come walking through the door. We each had different... More 

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I have heard a lot of good things about this restaurant so I will be back to give it another try. The soup of the day was outstanding and the hot crab dip was also very good. I had seared scallops for my entree and they were not that great. The spaetzle was bland. My wife had sushi and she... More 

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Elizabeth City, NC
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302 reviews 302 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We have been coming here on December 30 for years now, as part of our New Year's celebration. Four of us come to savor the very sophisticated decor, the European style waitstaff (very well trained, unobtrusive) and the interesting menu. We really love the lamb shanks, and the ravioli, and this time we had the beet/blue cheese small plate starter... More 

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Leland, North Carolina
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255 reviews 255 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Although I've always enjoyed this restaurant, it has been a while since my last visit. We were here on a Tuesday night, and thus, got to take advantage of the "Sushi Tuesday' special. On Tuesday nights, the sushi items are half price, and are delicious. In addition, we ordered some oysters which were beautifully presented, local, and wonderful. We even... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Second time in two months! Excellent small plates include: cheesy crab dip (fresh crab); sashimi (also fresh), hanger steak, gnocci. Everyone in our party was satisfied with their selections. Great wine list - many available by the glass. My only reservation is the dim lighting. What was already a darkened room became even darker when the lights were lowered when... More 

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Ohio, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

What a beautiful place with great atmosphere, food and drinks! I highly recommend the house salad - the melty Gorgonzola is wonderful and the tuna tartar is delicious!

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Additional Information about Circa 1922

Address: 8 North Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone Number: 910-762-1922
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 30
Cuisine: Tapas, International

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