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“Outstanding menu, chef and service”
Review of CIRC

Ranked #134 of 991 Restaurants in Madison
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Description: At CIRC we are dedicated to providing you first-class service in our contemporary and relaxing dining area. Our menu features dishes that exemplify the cuisine of Wisconsin with the flavors of America. Chef Charles Lazzareschi and his team pride themselves in using fresh, seasonal ingredients, which come together to create unique and flavorful pairings you are sure to love.
Rhinelander, Wisconsin
Level 6 Contributor
425 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
“Outstanding menu, chef and service”
Reviewed August 30, 2012

I had both dinner and breakfast as I was staying at the Concourse; this is the in-house restaurant. I was eating light so I had soup and a squid appetiser. The squid was NOT fried which was a great change of pace and healthy. The soup was also outstanding. Prices were medium for Madison which was another benefit. I will go back for sure.(in fact, I was going back!)

Visited August 2012
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English first
Stratford, Connecticut
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Food is always delicious”
Reviewed August 23, 2012

We've stayed at the Governor's Concourse hotel every year for the past three years and always make a point to eat here at their inhouse restaurant, the Dayton Grille. The food is always delicious and well prepared. We usually enjoy one of the entries which come with 3 dipping sauces of your choice but this time we opted for the special of the night, a blackened chicken pasta. You can always count on your entree being something special.

  • Visited August 2012
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Buxton, North Dakota
Level 5 Contributor
91 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Good Breakfast and lunch buffet”
Reviewed August 20, 2012

While staying at the Madison Concourse Hotel, I ate two breakfast's and one lunch at the Dayton Street Grille. Breakfast provided you an option of a continental breakfast for around $8 or to include the hot breakfast items it was around $13. Their were plenty of choices and the breakfast items were very tasty.

I also had the lunch buffet which included salad with all of the fixings and 4 different soups. The soups were excellent, although a bit salty, they had great flavor and were hot! I was attending a meeting in the hotel and it was a great lunch without having to travel far.

Visited August 2012
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Dinner at Dayton Street Grille”
Reviewed July 30, 2012

Everything was perfect. The chef is outstanding!!! The service was great. We dined there with a group of friends and everyone was completely satisfied.

Visited July 2012
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Madison, Wisconsin
Level 5 Contributor
91 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Ohh yeah! Incredible. This place rocks.”
Reviewed May 9, 2012

I have eaten here at least 3 times, each time better than the last. The chef is incredible; the choice of sauces sublime and the food always was 5 star. This is a hidden gem just off State Street. Highest recommendation.

Visited November 2011
Thank Vincent P
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