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CIRC

1 W Dayton St, Inside Madison Concourse Hotel, Madison, WI 53703-2519
+1 608-294-3031
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“soups” (8 reviews)
“lunch salad” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1 W Dayton St, Inside Madison Concourse Hotel, Madison, WI 53703-2519
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 25 May 2017

CIRC offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfasts are good value and there is an extensive breakfast buffet. Dinners are well presented and there is a good choice.

Thank mediadon
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I stayed at the hotel and had the food delivered to my room from CIRC. I was quite disappointment. Their selection is very small, and the food is not very good. The burger came without lettuce, tomato, or onion. It was bread, meat, and cheese...More

Thank 2010MM
Stephanie L, Guest Relations Manager at CIRC, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Hi There, Maja, First of all - we want to sincerely apologize for the experience you had with the in-room dining offerings from CIRC. We strive to provide each and every guest only the best, which includes extraordinary cuisine, and that is not at all...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

This hotel restaurant is better that most but is still a hotel restaurant. The service is first class and the food well made and well presented.More

Thank John C
Stephanie L, Guest Relations Manager at CIRC, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide feedback regarding your visit, John. We are glad you enjoyed your experience, but would love to hear more from you on how we might improve our service and/or offerings so that we can rise about...More

Reviewed 11 February 2017

I LOVE a good salad bar and I had heard good things about CIRC. The salad bar at CIRC did not disappoint. It's not the largest buffet you will see, but for a Salad Bar buffet it is phenomenal. All quality ingredients, the staff kept...More

Thank rickleed
StephanieLaBella, Guest Relations Manager at CIRC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

We are so glad you had such a wonderful lunchtime experience, Rickleed! What an amazing review. You really hit the nail on the head - there's just so much variety at the salad bar, which means lunch never gets boring here. We definitely have a...More

Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is a quick and delicious stop for soup and salad at a very reasonable price, you can also order off the menu but why would you with such a great selection of soups, salads, and of course....the yummy dessert bar!

Thank zeusy33
StephanieLaBella, Guest Relations Manager at CIRC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

We are so glad you had such a great lunch, Zeusy! It certainly is one of our favorite items on the lunch menu - and one of the most delicious. See you again soon!

Reviewed 17 January 2017

Had lunch at the salad bar. Nice variety and great food. Service was very good. Appreciated not to have to walk far for a great meal.

Thank mikeallen2017
StephanieLaBella, Guest Relations Manager at CIRC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Yay! We are so glad to hear you had such a wonderful dining experience at CIRC. We certainly love the salad bar and are happy we were able to share it with you. Please come visit again soon!

Reviewed 13 December 2016

The service was outstanding and food excellent. I had the buffet each morning and a salad and soup for lunch.

Thank gbkent2016
StephanieLaBella, Guest Relations Manager at CIRC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

We are so glad you had such great experiences at CIRC, GBKent! Thank you so much for visiting and for taking the time to write a review. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 8 December 2016

circ; i tend to avoid hotel restaurants. just a bias. and a stupid one. Ate here as part of a professional 2 day training session. it was a monday night so that says something about why it was quiet....only a half dozen patrons excluding the...More

Thank chimayred
StephanieLaBella, Guest Relations Manager at CIRC, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2016

What an awesome review, Chimayred! We are so happy you took a chance and dined in our restaurant. The small plates concept is a new concept we've been trying in our restaurant, and we are so pleased to hear you loved it so much! (Those...More

Reviewed 7 November 2016

Fresh and delicious breakfast, with great coffee, fresh fruits, and made to order eggs. Service was terrific: when I was about to leave a tip, the waitress so nicely asked me not to because the voucher I had for the breakfast included the tip! How...More

Thank mumbaimaven
StephanieLaBella, Guest Relations Manager at CIRC, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2016

Thanks for the great review, Mumbaimaven! We are so glad you loved your breakfast and had such wonderful service. Hearing such nice comments from our guests makes what we do so worthwhile. Thanks for sharing! Best, Stephanie

Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is one of my favorite places for lunch. They have an incredible salad bar and the soups and desserts are a tremendous bonus! The staff is always friendly, especially the lady that supervises the salad bar.More

Thank BnRadventures
StephanieLaBella, Guest Relations Manager at CIRC, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2016

We're so glad you love our salad bar, BdRadventures! Thanks for taking the time to review your visit to CIRC. Claire is our salad bar expert and does such a great job making sure our guests are happy - she'll be so excited you mentioned...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:00
Thursday
06:30 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 W Dayton St, Inside Madison Concourse Hotel, Madison, WI 53703-2519
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-294-3031
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Description
At CIRC we are dedicated to providing you first-class service in our contemporary and relaxing dining area. Our menu features dishes that exemplify the cuisine of Wisconsin with the flavors of America. Chef Charles Lazzareschi and his team pride themselves in using fresh, seasonal ingredients, which come together to create unique and flavorful pairings you are sure to love.
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