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Circa 1922

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8 N Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4437 (Market Street)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Cary, North Carolina
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Circa has been our go to restaurant in downtown for many years with friends and family. Never disappointing. Love the ambience especially the upstairs dining room. One of our favorite appetizer is the crisp calimari with Wasabi cream. Some of our favorites are the lamb, gnocch and paella but everything we've had has been delicious. What we love is that... More 

Thank Pam C
Lima, Peru
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great selection of scrumptious tapas for $4 each at a sidewalk table on a charming street in the afternoon. How could it get any better than that? Add a half price bottle of wine and great service! Fortunately we saved Circa 1922 until almost the end of our visit, even though we had heard great things about it. If... More 

Thank edgeclinger
Wilmington, North Carolina
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been to several of the other Circa groups restaurants and haven't tried this one until recently. We were not disappointed. Great atmosphere with friendly staff, good service, and nice selection of top-quality food from their bar menu. As we ate at the bar during our visit. Highly recommended!

Thank ThomasinNC
Emerald Isle, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited last night and were blown away. We are a family of 4, (children ages 9, 15). (This is an eclectic menu, and our children are open to trying new and different taste. If you have little ones or children who only like chicken tenders and burgers, you may want to come to this restaurant without the children. That... More 

Thank paigeysmom
Hampstead, North Carolina
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131 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went out last night and after stopping at the place we initially intended to eat at and discovering the wait was an hour for a table, we booked a table at Circa 1922 through trip advisor without issue. After finding parking downtown (which can be a challenge on a Friday night) we stopped at the restaurant... More 

Thank bfarber
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with my boyfriend, we changed our mind about a different restaurant. I am so glad that we did. We had not dressed the occasion, but that didn't matter. Our waitress was wonderful, the food was delicious, and the atmosphere we were in was great. I will recommend this place to everyone because it was a great experience.

Thank Julia H
Cranford, New Jersey
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74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Visited while on vacation in Wilmington. The pre fixe menu was definitely worth it at $23.95 pp, and included a choice of salad, entree and desert. Try the lamb ragu on pasta. Very nice indeed.

Thank 46377Jojo
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66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Circa is a really nice local spot for dinner and drinks in Wilmington. Good for large or small groups, they cater to any situation. The food is easily 4 star, and the staff is very professional and friendly. Highly recommended.

Thank Christopher M
Fairfax, Virginia
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76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal here. The service was good and the ambience is quaint and quiet. The menu is eclectic with interesting specials.

Thank andy2840
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202 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Classy place, tasty food. We were surprised at the quality of the food (even sushi was done perfectly) but the prices were reasonable! If you go at a popular time get a reservation, we just sat at the bar though and it was great. Perfect date place, we will be back.

Thank TravelingTexans007

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $30
American, International
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 N Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4437
    (Market Street)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: 910-762-1922

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?