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Circa 21

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Address: 1828 3rd Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201-8020
Phone Number: +1 309-786-7733
22:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Tue 10:00 - 17:00
Wed 22:00 - 00:00
Thu 00:00 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 22:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 00:00 - 18:00

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Had a great time

Went to circa 21 last night had a great time. the buffet was really good. the production was top notch. We would definitely go again.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jeffrey B
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64 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to circa 21 last night had a great time. the buffet was really good. the production was top notch. We would definitely go again.

Thank Jeffrey B
Rock Island, IL
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Million Dollar Quartet for a evening dinner and show. The buffet was very good, the bootleggers pre-show was very good and fun, and the main performance was excellent. The audience was enthusiastic. What a fun evening. Hope the production returns at a later date.

Thank teedoe50
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We saw the Million Dollar Quartet on November 5, 2016. Unfortunately, it was the final night or we would have gone back for another performance. These four young men are excellent!! We hope they are invited back. The play/musical was the story if Jonny Cash, Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley, and Jerry Lee Lewis meeting at Sun Records and the ensuing... More 

Thank Nora M
Andover, Illinois, United States
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30 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Went to Circa last night to see Million Dollar Quartet. It wasn't the greatest but it wasn't for lack of enthusiasm. I loved our waitress Brooke. She was attentive and sweet. The food was just okay. Nothing to brag about but honestly we didn't go for the food. The Million Dollar Quartet was a day at Sun Records with Sam... More 

Thank Vickie S
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Circa 21 is the place to enjoy live entertainment in a restored historic theater. I recently attended a matinee performance of Million Dollar Quartet. It was an excellent production delivered to an enthusiastic nearly sold-out crowd. The Bootleggers energized the audience with a fun pre-show. There was a choice of entrees and desserts. If you enjoy the music of Johnny... More 

Thank Mae45
Rock Island, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our family has attended numerous dinner shows at Circa 21 over the years, including special tribute shows, national touring artists, and Broadway plays produced and staged by the theatre. We've seen outstanding productions of classics such as 'Fiddler On The Roof' and 'Oklahoma', to touring concert acts like '1964 The Beatles Tribute' and 'Hank Williams - The Lost Highway', and... More 

Thank BlindDogElvis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This is a classic dinner theater with delightful shows, surprisingly talented acting, excellent food, nice acoustics, lots of parking, friendly Midwestern folks, good prices...do I need to go on? OK, I will...I saw The Million Dollar Quartet, which has a boatload of challenges for a local production, but Circa 21 pulled it off well.

Thank John H
Port Byron, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We went with 4 other couple. We didn't all get to sit at same table, so it was hard to visit with everyone. Food was very good, service was excellent. We really enjoyed the show. They had a pre show the staff puts on which was very good and then the main show.

Thank JanetP61
New Windsor, Illinois, United States
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This was our annual visit. We've been going for years and never been disappointed. Great food and even better entertainment.

Thank bplynch92
Moline, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Outstanding!!! We had the best bootlegger Chris. He made the experience even more fun and enjoyable. We loved the pre-show with the bootleg staff intro to upcoming shows is always fun. Menopause the Musical was the best! We laugh and laugh. Such awesome talent! Truly entertaining.

Thank Newlywed731

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