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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” (89 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 4 days ago

this place has a great atmosphere and superb food the serve Tapas style. I ordered 5 dishes spent around a hundred dollars and than went out to eat. if you have a large appetite this is not the place for you. I did enjoy every...More

Thank joemU296SA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us had dinner at Circa 1922 on another friend’s recommendation. I am so glad we went. It’s a beautiful traditional interior tastefully decorated for the holidays (where you could dress up a bit if you wanted). The food was expertly prepared. Each of...More

Thank AnotherHappyTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like Tapas so we thought this would be fun for the night after thanksgiving. I am very picky but have to say this was a top quality experience in every way. Seating prompt, atmoshphere pleasant but not over the top stuffy. The service was...More

Thank JohnandKat123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice inside. Staff was nice and attentive. Started off with several appetizers, including oysters they were all good small portions. And had a salad with her dinner which were good. Then had shrimp and grits, fillet and seafood pancetta. All the portions relatively small....More

Thank Kent H
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We've been eating at Circa for a number of years when we visit Wilmington. The food used to be excellent, and the wait staff professional. On our recent visit, we were seated upstairs. The dining room was so dark that I had a very difficult...More

Thank Dmize
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We had dinner for 6 on a Saturday night. It was listed as a Tapas restaurant but we found it to be more of a entree place. Everyone enjoyed their meal with a variety of options. Service was excellent and efficient. It was a little...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I had a recommendation from my trainer, who is local. He said to go here and that I wouldn’t have any problems. True! True! Bill, our server, dug out a fabulous bottle of wine ( to my taste) and paired tapas perfectly. Having been here...More

Thank Csaltpleez
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Best tapas restaurant I have been to in US. Everything was wonderful from mussels to salads to service to wine. Nice romantic setting.

Thank Holeinone53
Reviewed 13 October 2017

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 11 October 2017 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
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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