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Circa 1922

Unclaimed

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

Menu

HOT‏
$11
crab dip
artichokes, boursin, white cheddar, spinach, crispy baguette
$12
escargot vol-au-vent
sauteed mushrooms,‏ spinach, pernod cream
$9.50
crisp calamari
mandarin hot and sweet sauce with wasabi cream
$6.50
spring rolls
Shrimp, pork and vegetables rolled in rice paper with nuoc-cham and Thai peanut dipping sauces
$11
ravioli
ricotta, mushroom duxelle, porcini cream
$12
mussels pyrenees
aged sherry, basque pepper cream
$7
beef pincho
marinated beef, pearl onions, capers, sauce vierge
$11
lamb meatballs
yogurt, mint, lemon, cucumber
$8
roasted eggplant
buttermilk-yogurt sauce, blackberries, pine nuts, sumac
$8
stuffet piquillo peppers
stuffed with goat cheese
CHEESE & CHARCUTERIE
$6
meats
duck pastrami, bresaola, wild boar salami, serrano ham, chorizo rioja
$6
cheeses
manchego, gouda, oregon blue, house made ricotta, saint-andre, parmesan-reggiano
choice of 3 choose from cheese or charcuterie 16.00
choice of 5 choose from cheese or charcuterie 22.00
PLATES‏
$19
paella
clams, mussels, shrimp, scallops, calamari, chorizo, saffron rice
$18
salmon
beluga lentils,‏ heirloom tomato, yogurt, cilantro
$18
spice encrusted striped bass
brussel sprouts, house-made bacon, tomato consommé
$20
lobster gnocchi
fava beans, leeks, shaved manchego
$19
scallops and cauliflower
English pea puree, freekah, gooseberry, pine nut gremolata
$17
shrimp and grits
andouille, white cheddar, scallion, oyster mushrooms, english peas
$11
eggplant rollantine
eggplant rolled with Italian cheeses, tomato sauce
$17
pappardelle and chicken confit
mushrooms, truffle, broccolini, white wine cream
$18
slow cooked chicken
charred fennel,‏ carolina gold rice, meyer lemon, sunchoke
$19
lamb ragu
cavatelli pasta,‏ swiss chard, house-made ricotta
COLD
$6
dried figs,gooseberry and goat cheese
$5
marinated olives
$5
beets, blue cheese and pecans
$12
smoked oysters
coriander creme fraiche, hot sauce, house-made saltine
$15
lobster avocado salad
asian vegetables, grapefruit, yogurt, edamame
$8
smoked salmon canape
preserved lemon creme fraiche, cucumber, pumpernickel
$11
beef carpaccio
asparagus, pickled vegetables, nicoise olives, pecorino
$15
tuna tartar
avocado, preserved lemon, shallot, crispy baguette
SUSHI‏
$12
salmon roll
cucumber, pickled‏ onion, cream cheese, sweet soy sauce
$12
spicy tuna roll
cucumber, avocado,‏ wasabi roe
$16
surf n’ turf roll
filet mignon, asparagus, shrimp, salmon roe, furikake
$11
miso seared sashimi
sesame-crusted rare tuna with ponzu sauce
$13
tuna trio
miso seared tuna, spicy tuna roll, sashimi tuna
$10
vegetable roll
shiitake, asparagus, red peppers, pickled onion
SALADS
$10
spinach
crispy pancetta, crisp farm egg, manchego, marcona almonds, citrus vinaigrette
$7.50
circa organic greens
pear, candied walnuts, tempura gorgonzola, shallot vinaigrette
$14.50
heirloom tomato and arugula
heirloom tomatoes, burrata cheese, croutons, balsamic reduction
$7
caesar
romaine hearts, chives, parmesan crisps
$8.50
wedge
smoked bacon, danish blue, roasted tomato, shaved red onion
SIDES TO SHARE‏
$6
haricot verts
$6
roasted sunchokes
$6
sautéed spinach
$6
mac and cheese
$6
broccolini
PRICE RANGE
$12 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, International
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 days ago

One of our last nights in NC and we decided to head out for a meal. Recommended here by my brother and sister in law, we arrived to a packed and lovely dining room. Quick drink at the bar whilst they readied our table and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank bigsteffyboy
Reviewed 5 days ago

After reading all the reviews and receiving a recommendation from our hotel, I have to say I was very disappointed. The food was good, but lacked some flavor. Our service at both the bar and the tables were very disappointing, the restaurant was continually busy...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JCherylV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taking advantage of the week of restaurants, we decided to test this establishment located in downtown Wilmington. The prix fixe menu, 3 courses suited us perfectly. The frame is very pleasant, although a little dark. The efficient, discreet and professional service is perfect. The most...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank gil421
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I went in just after opening on Friday night and we were greeted by friendly hostess staff and immediately seated. Our server was a tall older gentleman whose demeanor gave us the impression he didn't want to be there. He didn't look...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bethany F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try out the oldest restaurant in downtown. We had the salmon dinner and shrimp and grits with Cesar salads. Both the food and service was very good and very reasonably priced. We felt satisfied and happy with our first visit. We will...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Starfall007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here with a group of friends (4 total) for a meal before going out to listen to music. 2 of us ordered the Filet, one had pasta & one had shrimp. None of us were "wowed" by our meal escpecially the 2 of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Faith G
Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner. My wife had Seafood Paella. Her Mom had Shrimp and Cheese Grits. I had Crispy Skin Salmon and a salad. All were delicious. Service was prompt and courteous. The ambiance was exceptional and a refreshing change from typical downtown restaurants.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jerry_Bagnell
Reviewed December 18, 2018

Service, atmosphere and food was just great. We stumbled into here when the restaurant/brewery across the street told us that we had to wait 35 minutes to be seated.... and boy were we happy that they told us to wait. We walked across the street...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank apkusa
Reviewed December 14, 2018

Terrific atmosphere; very good food at reasonable prices. Only downside was the waiter pushed the trout special and it was not very good.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dsberger51
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Delicious! We walked up and down the street looking for a welcoming spot to enjoy dinner and drinks. We say at bar, and started with the hummus & deviled eggs with pickles... They were both amazing, they really know how to make pickles. They also...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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djgoodman
September 28, 2018|
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Response from Alicat1964 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not sure. I would imagine so, they were excellent chefs.
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August 21, 2016|
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Response from Tarheel-2629 | Reviewed this property |
Did a bit of research and found a review dated by as far as 2007....
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