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Circa 1875

48 Whitaker St, Savannah, GA 31401-3325
+1 912-443-1875
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“escargot” (121 reviews)
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
48 Whitaker St, Savannah, GA 31401-3325
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We approached this place from the bar side and only realized at the end of the meal that there was a glorious restaurant on the other side of the wall. The bar offers bistro-style dining, but some day we will return in dressier garb and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Noel78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On an extremely busy Thursday night, we sat at the bar and had a couple of appetizers. Although the bartenders we slammed, they made sure we were well taken care of. A plate of escargot, a slab of pâte, sent me back to France. It...More

Date of visit: November 2018
savjeff, Owner at Circa 1875, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the wonderful review

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is tasty and definitely in the french style, decor is warm and welcoming as is the staff. Perfect for an intimate dinner or a dinner with colleagues,.

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This French experience was very pleasing for us. There is a bar & light meal area separated from the main dining room and a tasting area in the basement area. Eat upstairs with the high ceilings. We both enjoyed our duck and chicken entrees. Lavender...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank S D
Reviewed 10 November 2018

We visit Savannah at least once a year. Over the years we have always tried at least one new place and then chosen from our f MUST visit list, and then another from one that we liked but where had a mixed experience. Over the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank redneckersson5
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here, restaurant is nice and very friendly, food is good but not all amazing. The escargot and scallops on the appetizer menu were fantastic, everyone at the table ordered the steak and frites, I had the filet and truffle fries. My fries...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Adyalways
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I really enjoyed eating here. It is a very friendly atmosphere with great décor. I had the duck breast with bing cherry sauce and it was ti die for!. My wife had the steak and she enjoyed it as well. desert was also wonderful.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DBoone517
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere and even better French Cuisine. We were here for our Anniversary and it exceeded our expectations. From the appetizer to the beef to the Creme Brûlée it was exceptional. Our Severs name was Mary and She could not be more professional or pleasant.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Rick B
Reviewed 18 October 2018

My husband and I diligently studied the top restaurants according to Trip Advisor and ultimately chose Circa 1875. Everything went well in the beginning. I do think part of the problemwas a table of 10. The kitchen seemed ill-prepared to get all their dishes out...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Luv2trvl52
Reviewed 10 October 2018

My fiance and I went to Savannah for a weekend getaway and ended up walking by this restaurant and liked the look of it, and so made reservations for the following night. Everyone was incredibly nice. We sat at the bar and enjoyed a couple...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank Thomas_Love
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17 August 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.
Jaime M
15 March 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.
12 December 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$40
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Whitaker St, Savannah, GA 31401-3325
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah
  • Phone Number: +1 912-443-1875
  • E-mail
Historic French bistro, and pub in the heart of the historic district in downtown Savannah. Extensive wine list.
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