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Circa 1922

8 N Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4437
+1 910-762-1922
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (88 reviews)
“paella” (45 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 N Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4437
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The first time I ate here the apps were excellent - they had a special Green tomato tower app that was amazing - the ahi was also fresh and tasty. The second time I ordered the steak was unfortunately tasteless. Very disappointing. The bar has...More

Thank debanderson90808
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered the fixed price menu. Three courses for $24. We started with the organic green salad, absolutely fantastic especially the tempura Danish blue. I had the free range fried chicken and my fellow diner had the crispy skin organic salmon. We finished with a...More

Thank Max W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We made reservations on Open Table for a birthday celebration and was even asked on Open Table if it was an occasion. I noted it but no mention of it at all. It didn't matter but why ask? On to the review: We were greeted...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Circa Saturday night before going to Thalian Hall. Service was fantastic. The menu has so many items to choose from. The ambiance is lovely. Food was spectacular. Hanger steak was especially tasty. Mini desserts are wonderful also. Highly recommend & will be back!

Thank Bonnie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Usually sit at the bar for a very good Happy Hour. Very reasonably priced Appetizers. On Wednesday 1/2 price bottles of wine. Regular dining is excellent as well. Great service.

Thank rachet123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu has two sections, main courses, and tapas. We elected the latter and began with some of the best oysters I have ever experienced. There were two kinds, and obtainable in units of one. We had a selection of three for each of us,...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm always very amazed when you go to happy hour and they have four and five dollar fantastic appetizers! I thought the staff at the bar was extremely friendly and very knowledgeable and of course they have a great array of beer, ale and wine!

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Family meal on Saturday night and loved this place,if I was in Wilmington longer I'd have been back. I had a Hanger Steak cooked exactly as I asked and the taste was superb,my wife had their Filet Mignon,also delicious,my sister in law had the Gnocchi...More

Thank frankandviv
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent and the atmosphere is very nice. However our service was extremely slow. We waited literally 30 minutes between courses. The waitress said that the kitchen was overwhelmed by a large party upstairs so they knew they were giving us poor service....More

Thank therealmjfox
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We are moving to Wilmington next week and have been here twice. Both times we ordered off the tapas menu and have never been disappointed. The food is amazing and having a piano player is a bit plus. Upstairs seems to be more formal if...More

Thank boababe
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22 August 2016|
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Response from Tarheel-2629 | Reviewed this property |
Did a bit of research and found a review dated by as far as 2007....
3 June 2016|
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Response from kenasa | Reviewed this property |
they offer you the happy hour tapas menu at your table too
Mary Ann J
23 January 2015|
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Response from CorneliusII | Reviewed this property |
Depending on the size of your party, there was a party of about 20 dining the evening that we were there. Keep in mind that you would not have your own room as other diners were also there. One other thing, when the room... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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