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48 Whitaker Street., Savannah, GA 31401
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Ranked #36 of 778 Restaurants in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $50
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Contemporary
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Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Broughton
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English first
Missoula, Montana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Stumble in here by accident without knowing the high reputation of this little gem. Great service, great casual, bistro style food and a cozy atmosphere. I had the mussels, which were outstanding. Our group of four all enjoyed the meal. Reasonably priced.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Best Meal I had in Savannah the Bar stayed open until 3am and the food was down right amazing the service was spot on !!!

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Utica, New York
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79 reviews 79 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

There are three rooms to this restaurant. A main dining room which is very pretty, a pub which has an Irish look (it even has a Snug), and a downstairs dining room resembling a wine cellar. It has a great wine list; I had a Grenache Blanc for the first time and it was very good. My wife had the... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA, USA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I'm a sucker for any place that purports to be French, and this little cafe at least has the look of a Parisienne cafe. Food was good, but not great. My "sea bass" (god only know what it really was, since that term is tossed around with abandon...) was good, but it was so overwhelmed by the capers that I... More 

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savjeff, Owner at Circa 1875, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for your review, but there are a couple of items that are not correct. First of all, we do not serve Sea Bass, never have, and never will. I 'm not sure what fish your are talking about ,I am assuming you are talking about the Trout, i'm sorry you did not enjoy it,... More 

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

We were fortunate to get an early reservation here on NYE 2014. Our party of four were seated in the small downstairs area. At first we were reluctant to be led away from the charming upstairs dining room, but we ended up enjoying the intimate candlelit space. Both the service and the food were top notch, just the thing to... More 

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Savannah GA USA
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I must say firstly that I been to many, many Gastro-Pubs, Relais and Restaurants in Europe, particularly France and the UK, Spain and Austria, so I may seem a little over critical, but if someone is going to call something "something" then I think it should live up to their implications. A Gastro-pub is a very British phrase that has... More 

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My wife and I had dinner here on New Years Eve. I was pleased to find that they offered their normal menu, along with some additional chef selections. It is a nice setting for a romantic dinner or a nice meal with friends. The service was spot on and the food was great. (I really enjoyed the mussels and crab... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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227 reviews 227 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I loved the place .. Reminds me of a place in Paris. We couldn't get mussels, but my beet salad was good, my husbands crepe fab, and a nice pour from the Sauvignon Blanc wine. Great date night. Cozy try it you'll like it

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La Quinta, CA
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

New to Savannah, a friend recommended Circa 1875, and we had a great time. We're going back for our 53rd wedding anniversary. Will let everyone know if they came through, being told it is a special night.

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Oakwood, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We had reservations here on New Year's Eve with our friends and we had an amazing dining experience!! We dined in the very intimate cellar and had a fantastic waiter!! The food was incredible, the cocktails were wonderful and we cannot wait to return next time we are in savannah!! Absolutely loved Circa 1875!!

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Additional Information about Circa 1875

Address: 48 Whitaker Street., Savannah, GA 31401
Phone Number: 912-443-1875
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
Cuisine: French, Contemporary

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