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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
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Southport, North Carolina
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207 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We we4e expecting to do the usual ordering off of the menu but were intrigued by the fixed rice options. For $23.95, you could order a salad, an entree', and a dessert. All of the entree's were on the menu for about $6.00 less than the fixed price option. Excellent value with decent sized portions. Steak was nicely prepared and... More 

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Macungie, PA
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner with a group of 8 work colleagues. Staff was friendly and knowledgeable. Good wine selection. Food was very good from the apps through dessert...giant crembrule was cool and more than enough for three people as was the giant chocolate cake slice.

Thank Yukon2017
Los Angeles, California
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here many times. Always lots to choose from. Escargot pastry is amazing. Great wine list. Bar Menu during the week.

Thank pjbfilm
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Circa 1922 came highly recommended by my sister who lives in Wilmington. We were celebrating our engagement and wanted good food and ambiance. Circa has both. The food is some of the best we've ever had. The meat and cheese platters are fantastic. The steak was beyond good, the only catch was we didn't order steak. It was late so... More 

Thank Caleb L
Durham, North Carolina
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very romantic. We sat at the bar and ordered from the tapas menu. Everything was delicious. They even had drink specials that evening so we didn't end up spending a lot of cash. The building is beautiful, has a lot of history and they encouraged us to explore and look around the place while we waited for our food.

Thank LemurLover2014
Rockingham, North Carolina
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have been here twice now! This is an upscale restaurant with awesome food, and doesn't break your budget! We enjoyed the ambiance of the low lights, and candle lights on the table. The sitting is close with other patrons; unless you have a booth, but don't let that deter you! We ordered the lamb meatballs as... More 

Thank SweetCountryGirl30
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

OK so this place is amazing, it's a little gem right by the cape fear River in Wilmington nc. Let me start by saying the atmosphere is romantic and great for first dates and or married couples. It's nice candle lit with dim lighting in kinda sets a mood. That being said it's always busy when we go so it... More 

Thank android34
Carolina Beach, North Carolina
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of our son's favorite resturants to eat in. We arrived at 6:30 pm, it was not crowded, we were seated right away. The waiter came over took our drink order, after he explained the specials and how the menu worked. We ordered calamari , done to perfection salad a mushroom dish all shared. My husband ordered shrimp... More 

Thank Dorothy M
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85 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second time to come during happy hour tapas which is 5-7pm daily. There were varieties to choose from. They were only $4-$5 so we always order 5-6 items. Our favorite spot is sitting by the bar where we can see how the mix our drinks. Bartender is always this nice lady. Only thing I don't like is... More 

Thank Destiny U
Saratoga Springs, New York
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51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this Restaurant during vacation. We dined upstairs in the window which was very nice. Our server was lovely. We started with the calamari which was excellentl! My daughters enjoyed the paella which one of the better paellas we've had in a restaurant. The fresh fish was also very nice. We would return!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $30
American, International
Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?