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Circa 1875

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Fri, 9/20
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$27 - $40
CUISINES
European

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Menu

HORS D'OEUVRES
6
Frites
French Fries
11
Soupe à l'oignon Gratinée
Onion Soup
9
Soupe du Jour
ask your server
8
Escargots
Traditional garlic, butter, parsley
12
Moules Mariniere
Prince Edward Island mussels steamed with white wine, fennel, shallots, garlic, butter, and parsley
9
Foies de Poulet
Fried Springer Mountain Farms chicken livers on top of brioche, caramelized onion, apple demi-glace, and finished with parsley
16
Foies Gras en Torchon
Poached Foie Gras served chilled with toasted Brioche and Bing Cherry Sauce
16
Coquilles St. Jacques
Sea scollops, mushrooms, scallions, topped with St. Andre mornay sauce, gruyere cheese, bread crumbs, and baked au gratin
12
Pâté de Campagne
Homemade Country style pâté served with cornichons and whole grain mustard
32
Plateau du Chef (2ppl)
Assorted platter of house made charcuterie, selection of imported cheeses, and traditional accompaniments
PLATS
31
Entre-Côte 10oz Ribeye 37
Filet Mignon 6oz Tenderloin 42
Add Truffle Fries 2
Add Béarnaise 4
Steak Frites*
10oz N.Y. Strip Steak. French fried potatoes, finished with red wine demi-glace
26
Truite de Ruisseau Pôelé
Pan dressed Carolina brook Trout served with glazed carrots and finished with lemon caper brown butter sauce
30
Loup de Mer
Roasted Mediterranean Sea bass pan dressed, finished with tomato, fennel, saffron sauce, roasted red bliss potatoes, garlic, leeks, and fine herbs
27
Cassoulet Maison
Fresh sausage, white beans, onions, carrots, celery and confit duck leg, finished with natural jus
27
Magret de Canard aux Cerises*
Seared Maple Leaf duck breast, served with celery root mash, finished with Bing Cherry Sauce
Market Price
Market Fish*
Please ask your server for our offering
25
Poulet Rôti
Bone in Chicken breast with mashed potatoes, haricots verts, and finished with natural jus
26
Crepes aux Crevettes
Local Georgia shrimp, peppers, asparagus, finished with Pernod béchamel
32
Côtelette de Porc
Grilled Berkshire Pork chop with brussels sprouts aux lardons finished with sauce robert and cornichons
SALADS
9
Frisée aux Lardons
Flash grilled organic frisée tossed with cider and mustard vinaigrette garnished with lardons
9
Salade de Betteraves Rôties
Roasted beets with house blended greens, pistachios, tossed in citrus vinaigrette
7
Salade Maison
House blended greens tossed with balsamic vinaigrette
9
Salade Printaniere
Cucumbers, carrots, and tomatoes, tossed with balsamic vinaigrette
10
Salade César
House blended greens tossed with garlic Caesar dressing, shaved Manchego cheese, crouton and topped with white anchovies
DESSERT
9
ProFiteroles
Filled with Vanilla Ice Cream, topped with toasted pecans and hot fudge
9
Circa Black Forest Cake
Black Forest cake layered with dark chocolate buttercream frosting & Bing cherry sauce topped with ganache
12
Crêpes Suzette
Fresh Crepes made to order and served with a caramelized Grand Marnier sauce, oranges and a scoop of vanilla ice cream
9
Créme Brûlée
8
Mousse au Chocolat
7
Sorbet du Jour
Chef's Selection
15
Cafe Gourmand
A sampling of créme brûlée, orange scented madeleine, mousse au chocolat
5
Add Berries 2
Add Chocolate 2
Add Shot of Espresso (Affogato) 2
Bowl of Ice Cream
18
Assiette Fromage (Cheese Plate)
Chef's selection of imported cheeses, crostini, and preserves
About
Historic French bistro, and pub in the heart of the historic district in downtown Savannah. Extensive wine list.
PRICE RANGE
$27 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
European
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot rave enough about this restaurant and their amazing staff. First of all our service was top notch! Our server Emily was WONDERFUL! Secondly our food was amazing! Everything about our visit was perfect! Thank you so much for making our belated Anniversary so...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank christie c
savjeff, Owner at Circa 1875, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you !

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

one thing that always gets me is restaurants that profess to be French and not one Frenchman in it or at least not in the kitchen... I ordered Cassoulet a favorite from the Dordogne area, not normally found in French restaurants.... First try not to...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank joeswartz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As it goes with conferences, we had a fairly large group at Circa 1875 for dinner. The atmosphere was pleasant, with a nice antique feel to the decor. I had the duck, which was delicious. One of my sides was supposed to be mashed parsnips...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Aquazoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very good experience recently. We went for a birthday dinner and it was a very good decision, bordering very closely too spectacular. The Champagne was excellent and beautifully chilled. The menu was very complete and all that we ordered came out exactly...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Vilsandi
savjeff, Owner at Circa 1875, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere was very nice, the servers were polite and quite attentive to our needs. We ordered the sangria and foies gras en torchen ( chicken livers) for starters.They both were quite good. I ordered the steak and frites which were excellent. My wife ordered...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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savjeff, Owner at Circa 1875, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am curious about one thing. Did you bring your concern to the servers attention?

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A larger restaurant than it first appears, tables spread into other rooms and down into the basement. Filled with interesting artifacts and very cosy. Friday night in August and not busy so we didn’t need a reservation at 7pm after all, although it did become...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Yelbid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ten years and counting-always great! We are fans, know the owners well. This is well managed and the chef does a great job with regular and special dishes.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank JohnKinnaman
savjeff, Owner at Circa 1875, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you John

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Such a welcoming place! The food is fabulous and I felt like I was at home here!! Only in town a few days and I’ve already been back!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Khamm82
savjeff, Owner at Circa 1875, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This might have been one of the best dining experiences I have ever had!! My wife wanted to go here and I was not fully sold on the place. When we walked in and the hostess wanted to sit us next to a table of...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank scotthD8446IS
Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

Visiting Savannah and reserved our spot at this lovely Parisian style bistro. Ambiance is great in this cozy space, dimly lit and inviting. Service was quick and efficient as well as friendly. And the food....WOW. We shared the scallop appetizer with an icy cold glass...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank cpumph
savjeff, Owner at Circa 1875, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2019

Thank you!

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whitemm
August 17, 2017|
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Response from pmmcardle2 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, but I do think it's perfect for an anniversary dinner. Have fun and congratulations.
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Jaime M
March 15, 2017|
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Response from savjeff | Property representative |
No we don't, I'm sorry. We have other wonderful desserts , you will enjoy, and we do have crepes.
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theresa257
December 12, 2016|
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Response from savjeff | Property representative |
You can call us at 912-443-1875 after 11:30 am. If no one is in yet, leave a message and some one will get back to you shortly. Gift certificates are available in any amount, and we can mail them any where you like, in the... More
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