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Circa 1918 Kitchen & Bar

10367 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-3702
+1 757-599-1918
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bison meatloaf” (13 reviews)
“scallops” (20 reviews)
“cheese board” (5 reviews)
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American, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
10367 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-3702
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for our anniversary and were utterly indulged. My duck was perfectly cooked, and my husband's scallops were awesome. The fried green tomatoes appetizer was sublime. Service was friendly and attentive as usual. My Ava Gardner cocktail is worth mentioning as well -...More

Thank Hsteinmiller
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Food and service was great. We had a reservation and were seated immediately. Wife had scallops while I had the bison meatloaf. Food was exceptional. Music playing in the restaurant was distracting and not fit for the setting. Small restaurant gets loud at full occupancy.

Thank man_of_amy
Reviewed 31 January 2018

We went with a small dinner party to try the Restaurant Week menu. A great offering with a little something for all us. The creativity of the chef was wonderful and the flavor was outstanding. The oysters had a light crust on them that was...More

Thank Jerry K
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

We have been to many fine restaurants around the world and this place is superb!!! The wine list is small, but well thought out; same with food menu, but the way it should be (do what you do best). We couldn’t eat all we wanted...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The food here is very creative and delicious!, the menu changes often enough so it is not always the same offering (unlike many Williamsburg higher end restaurants). The sauces are unique and are items I would never take the time to make at home. Had...More

Thank annonymous2016
Reviewed 23 October 2017

What a nice surprise in Newport News. We had dinner on a Saturday night and the place was hopping. I think you will need a reservation if you want to eat before 8:30. Tables outside and inside were all full. We had the lamb burger,...More

Thank Granitepointgirl
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The food is amazing. Everything is fresh, selections are outstanding. This was my fourth time there and every time they out do them self. Appetizers to dessert,spot on. Red snapper was delicious, shrimp and grits appetizer was a favorite.

Thank karen6468
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This place always amazes, the food is excellent and you wont find a better atmosphere. Kip makes you feel like you're the most important table there. Love some of the seasonal menu items like shrimp and grits, bison meatloaf, and some glorious mussels. If you...More

Thank boykinjw
Reviewed 23 August 2017

One of our two favorite restaurants on the peninsula (Newport News/Hampton/York but not including Williamsburg). The other favorite is Al Fresco, but two different cuisines so I don't rank either over the other. Circa luckily is a short walk from out home which makes it...More

1  Thank M C
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

First date with the wife 9 months after our baby was born. Hoped for a good experience and had a great night. A great lively atmosphere with folks enjoying themselves but not too loudly. The drinks, apps, and entrees were fresh and very flavorful. We...More

Thank VAIsForLovers1
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Brenda J
9 September 2016|
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Response from LMK101 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is very small with excellent service. The dishes are unique and carefully prepared. Chad Martin is the executive chef and owner.
Teri M
28 April 2016|
Response from Rsnic | Reviewed this property |
They have a dinner menu as well as appetizers so if you want to go with a "small plate meal" you can
Harold S
11 March 2015|
Response from MaryannDA | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Circa 1918 does incorporate organic food into their dishes as much as possible. You will be delighted with the quality and presentation!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10367 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-3702
    (Post street)
  • Public Transportation: Bus lets off a few hundred feet from the restaurant
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-599-1918
Circa 1918 Kitchen & Bar, serving the best in Creative American cuisine in Hampton Roads.
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