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Circa 1922

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8 North Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401 (Market Street)
5:00 pm - 11:00 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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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 yesterday NEW

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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82 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 days ago NEW 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!

Thank Beachbums601
Mooresville, North Carolina
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I am not sure who is the Chef, but each plate offered at dinner had unusual ingredients or combinations of ingredients: gremolata, sunchokes, shaved manchego...We literally had to ask our very helpful waitress to tell us what quite a few items were. I got Crisp Duck Comfit that came with creamed collards, parsnip puree, and port wine cherry reduction. I... More 

Thank angelaohedgepeth
Boynton Beach, Florida
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a nice surprise. The restaurant was located close to the bed and breakfast my husband and I stayed at in Wilmington NC. Lovely decor. Our waiter, Jack, was delightful. We both ordered from the prix fixe menu. My husband ordered caeser salad and the pork dish for his dinner. I had the organic green salad and a main dish... More 

Thank Ronda M
Bristow, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for tapas because we read and someone told us they have small plates to share. They have a few items (cheese & meat platter) but not what I would consider tapas. Having said that our meal(s) were very good. Just don't like when you expect one thing .. Service was excellent.

Thank beach1der
Poughkeepsie, NY
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135 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with friends a few days ago and found Circa to be very good -- not in the top 10 of Wilmington restaurants, but in the next group. Good and helpful service. A hefty gin on the rocks (it had been a long day). Excellent full-bodied Argentinan for $42. (There are a few wines in the $30s, many in... More 

Thank Weyden
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83 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant has a wide ranging menu and the calamari starter was enough to satisfy three of us. I had the lobster and avocado salad which was superb. I gather the steak was also excellent. We could not manage dessert. I would definitely recommend this restaurant and it was very busy so I'm pleased we managed to get a table... More 

Thank NorthumberlandJulieR
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has available tapas portions and very upscale and to the minute trends. A fabulous wine and cocktail list . All ages are seen dining here with families to dates, but the feel is very young and hip. Entertainment is worth checking out too ! Festive!

Thank Rhonda M
Wilmington, North Carolina
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my go-to restaurant in Wilmington! The service has always been impeccable and the food sublime! After many visits I felt I should leave a review which reflects the wonderful experiences I have had dinning at Circa. The steak is one of the best in Wilmington and the vibes of the restaurant can't be found anywhere else in Wilmington!... More 

Thank Anna M

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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, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
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 North Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
    (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?