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Circa 1922

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8 N Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4437 (Market Street)
+1 910-762-1922
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Nantucket, Massachusetts
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69 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful room,very good service,always consistent food..can't go wrong ..please get rid of the 100 character rule..nobody likes long winded reviews

Thank harrygonzo
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the ambiance and our meal as we celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary. It was neat to see how an old bank was crafted into a beautiful and romantic restaurant. Even the vault was used. The food was great and the portions sizes were adequate. Staff were friendly and professional.

Thank MichelleBourne W
Stonington, Connecticut
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126 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For the Mayfaire location: Bar scene is always lively and makes for great people watching (sit near the bartender entrance for the best view while you eat). It has morphed from the Cougar bar of the 2008/9 era to be more of a professionals bar for late-30's to 40+. Of course, food is excellent like all of Ash Aziz's restaurants.

Thank JAG2021
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to celebrate our anniversary. The atmosphere was wonderful and romantic. Our server, Christina, was very helpful and gave us all kinds of suggestions when we asked. She even overheard us toast our anniversary and our dessert came with candles.

Thank Kelly F
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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492 reviews
295 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since we eat frequently at some of Charleston's excellent restaurants, I have developed high expectations when eating at a restaurant such as Circa 1922. I was not disappointed. Our spring rolls and 3 different types of fresh oyster appetizers were very tasty as was my wife's seared Maine scallops and my red snapper. The presentation and quality of everything that... More 

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Stanwood, Michigan
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103 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Julia and crew helped create a wonderful rehearsal dinner for our son's wedding. The food choices included shrimp and grits, frenched chicken, and hanger steak. I had the hanger steak and I will be going back for more next time we are in town. Everyone liked their choices. The dessert was a selection of mini-tarts and were the perfect end... More 

Thank Linda R
Marlton, New Jersey
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78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Friends took me here for dinner and I'm glad they did - the food was very, very good. The building has a very tall ceiling. The menu had just the right amount of offerings - something for everyone. Appetizers included Escargot (delicious) and Calamari in a wasabi sauce (something I had not had before and excellent). Entrees included Hanger steak,... More 

Thank ginals
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This was the restaurant that came with our romance package at the graystone inn and we LOVED it. Our first tapas experience. Our waitress was so helpful and insightful on the dishes. If we go to Wilmington in the future, we will visit again!

Thank Brittany P
Cary, North Carolina
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137 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Circa has been our go to restaurant in downtown for many years with friends and family. Never disappointing. Love the ambience especially the upstairs dining room. One of our favorite appetizer is the crisp calimari with Wasabi cream. Some of our favorites are the lamb, gnocch and paella but everything we've had has been delicious. What we love is that... More 

Thank Pam C
Lima, Peru
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

A great selection of scrumptious tapas for $4 each at a sidewalk table on a charming street in the afternoon. How could it get any better than that? Add a half price bottle of wine and great service! Fortunately we saved Circa 1922 until almost the end of our visit, even though we had heard great things about it. If... 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
US$12 - US$30
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?