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Circa Restaurant

37 Main St, High Bridge, NJ 08829-1902
+1 908-638-5560
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (8 reviews)
“mussels” (7 reviews)
“hanger steak” (3 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 21:00All hours
American, French, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
37 Main St, High Bridge, NJ 08829-1902
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went here with mom for dinner. We wanted to try someplace we hadn't been before and, despite living in the area for over a decade, we've never been here... until tonight. We were pleasantly surprised. For starters, we had the option of eating inside or...More

Thank Squ3aky
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Have been to Circa at least 5 times and always enjoyed the food, drinks, music and ambiance. Went there on Friday eve and sat at the bar for the first time. Had a very enjoyable experience. Great bourbon manhattan and wine, but the best was...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The food and cocktails at Circa are fantastic! The goat cheese gnocchi is one of my favorites, and the grilled oysters another. The steak tartare and salmon tartare are also amazing! I could go on and on...

Thank LisaInNJ331
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food is very good, but pricey for a small town restaurant. The a atmosphere nice and the weekly entertainment very good..

Thank SemiSweetBS
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Love the atmosphere, the bar menu and the service at the bar! Relaxing night out after a full day! On Thursdays, there's live entertainment with wonderful musicians! We prefer the bar side due to it's quaint and rustic feel. Rudy the bartender is friendly and...More

Thank Ellen J
Reviewed 14 January 2017

When Circa opened - it was a boon to High Bridge - it has so deteriorated in quality - the bread today was fresh but not warmed - ordered mussels with frites - I was in no rush so 20 minute wait for mussels was...More

Thank ellen418
Reviewed 3 December 2016

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...More

Thank _vdonnelly1
Reviewed 5 November 2016

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...More

Thank Judith F
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...More

Thank LancerX6
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...More

Thank tigerPrinceton
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
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
  • E-mail
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