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Circa Restaurant

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37 Main St, High Bridge, NJ 08829-1902
+1 908-638-5560
11:30 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 16:00 - 21:00
Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Port Clinton, Ohio
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Needed a knife to cut the swordfish which did not arrive as described on the menu. My husband's lamb had absolutely no taste. Sent both meals back. Servers pleasant but disappeared when we complained about loud rock & roll music in dining room. Hummus is still great but we won't be back🙁

Thank _vdonnelly1
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I went to Circa on a Sunday afternoon as we had not been there since they first opened years ago. We wanted someplace different and it was a beautiful day outside, and as they had some outside tables, we decided to try it. It was nice sitting outside on their porch and they had large windows open... More 

Thank Judith F
Califon, New Jersey
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I eat at Circa about once per month. We usually sit at the bar, enjoying their great signature drinks and nice selection of beer and wine. We love the intimate, speakeasy/30s feel of the space. Their dishes are fresh, inventive, and always well prepared - lots of great choices. Finally, Heather and Rudy also recently catered/hosted our... More 

Thank LancerX6
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We were bicycling in the area, including the beautiful Ken Lockwood Gorge. It was getting toward dinner time and we happened upon Circa. It seemed like a local favorite. A casual place. (We certainly weren't dressed for a night out.) Food was average. But, I rank it very good overall because it had such a pleasant vibe. Open doors with... More 

Thank tigerPrinceton
Califon, New Jersey
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Frankly, the service is slow (often because they're under-staffed), the menu is limited and often overpriced for the serving size. Don't get me wrong. I can understand and appreciate that Circa is trying to be something different in the area, but in order to command a premium for your menu you need to deliver a premium product in a premium... More 

Thank ZT73
Califon, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I will never come back to this dump, staff had no clue. Restroom was gross,flies and stunk. we ordered our meal and after almost a half hour were told they were out of two of the items we ordered. we reordered and received the wrong items. Going on 45 minutes still no food. We paid for drinks which were also... More 

1 Thank Aquasporto123
Warren, New Jersey
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The food was really great - and it was fantastic to sit right by the large open doors at the front of the restaurant - an outdoor feeling while inside. The service was great.

Thank Susan B
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Had a variety of small portion plates. Everything was delicious! Mixed cocktail drinks were superb! Would highly recommend it to others!!

Thank Toni L
Hopkins, Belize
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We bike on the Columbia Trail 3, sometimes 4, times a month in the Summer. We always stop at Circa for lunch and a beer after. My son and I always got the amazing grilled cheese, and my wife always got a salad. We enjoyed the staff's joviality, the street-front porch and the delicious food. Today, we had terrible service... More 

Thank belizetraveler436
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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168 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

First time was on a Sunday evening with a relative. Definitely liked the building which had some very neat aspects/charm to it. The service was friendly and prompt. Our food was tasty and prepared properly and didn't have that "wow" factor like some other places. We will definitely return though when in the area.

Thank Judge_Smails-BR

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, French, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Main St, High Bridge, NJ 08829-1902
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  High Bridge
  • Phone Number: +1 908-638-5560

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?