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Circa 1922

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8 N Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4437 (Market Street)
+1 910-762-1922
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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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sat at the bar and had the tapas. Excellent choice--everything was wonderful. The food was interesting and i think i had one of everything, The restaurant was decorated for the holidays and was very festive. Loved it. Can't wait to go back

Thank Jeanie P
Columbia, South Carolina
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114 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten at this location once before and it was good then, even if the wait staff was a little self absorbed. This time I was here for New Years Eve. They had paired down the menu to better stock and prepare but they were good items. The facility was well staffed and there was a small, very acceptable,... More 

1 Thank 459leec
Patchogue, New York
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146 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just finished a 10 day trip hopscotching over NC. We have had wonderful southern food in all most all places, but Circa 1922 stands at the top. The subdued lighting, dark wood and layout give this restaurant a great feel. The food was excellent. They specialize in small plates so you can order several different tastes. The highlight was wreck... More 

1 Thank GWW
Charlotte, NC
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting our family for the holidays and spent an hour looking through menus to find a new restaurant to try. I am happy to say, we went back to Circa. We have been there quite a few times and we have never been disappointed. The atmosphere is perfect for a group, couple or family. Our waitress was wonderful,... More 

1 Thank NCgirl1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a day of hard work around the house, my wife and I felt like finding a place with nice ambience to just relax. We were not disappointed with our visit to Circa 1922. The food was chef-worthy, service was gracious, and ambience was as we had hoped: warm, elegant and yet casual. The restaurant's interior and wait staff reflected... More 

1 Thank Daniel H
United States
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The whole meal experience here was flawless. They have a menu with something for everyone and for high end cuisine very reasonably priced at $15-25 an entree. Sunday through Thursday they have a price fix menu for $24. I had the hangar steak which was perfectly prepared and my husband had the duck which was also delectable. We wished we... More 

1 Thank Amach0000
Cumberland, Maryland
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133 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu is varied with many unusual and tasty choices. The wine list is robust and the recommended bottles paired nicely with the food. The interior is stunning - warm and inviting. The standout of the evening was the service we received from Janna. She was attentive but not pushy, knew the menu and the wine list inside out and... More 

1 Thank Bigeater2016
Calabash, North Carolina
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great place! Wife and I went Saturday and sat at the bar for tapas and enjoyed every bite. Our great time was complemented by two excellent bar tenders, Haley and Janeise, who not only pour a great drink but make for interesting and informative conversation. The décor is period restored bank with a vault, artwork of the same,... More 

3 Thank aging_nicely
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restored building is lovely - lots of brick and wide board floors but pleasure didn't stop there! We had a neighborhood dinner - 25 ish people and serving/dealing with that number is difficult but our 2 waiters were wonderful and service was flawless. We had a pre-arranged menu and I have Celiac which made me nervous. I spoke to... More 

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17 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

My wife and I had a date night on Saturday. We made a reservation, got dressed up, and drove an hour to Wilmington. This was our first experience at Circa 1922. Upon arriving at the restaurant, we were placed at a corner table next to the front windows and at the bottom of the stairwell. Our small table barely fit... More 

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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
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
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: +1 910-762-1922

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Sheatown, Pennsylvania, United States

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?