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Circa 1875

48 Whitaker St, Savannah, GA 31401-3325
+1 912-443-1875
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
48 Whitaker St, Savannah, GA 31401-3325
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While it is always a pleasure to dine in an authentic French bistro setting, the menu offerings and food preparations have lost some of its allure within the Savannah restaurant scene. The food is good, certainly no complaints about that, and the waiting staff is...More

Thank flemish01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended by a Charlestonian, Circa 1875 offers great food. My husband has a traditional,French onion soup, as I once knew it as a girl, thick onions, overloaded gooey cheese that clings to the side of the bowl, creating a nice crust. He follows with the...More

Thank unhappytraveller123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a large celebratory dinner atCirca 1875. Vibe is cool continental. The food was good but was completely overshadowed by the interminable lack of balanced service. Every course, including obtaining menus and trying to pay the bill were fraught with minutes passing with no one...More

Thank tunasf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with friends for Dinner, met next door at their bar and had a cocktail... Bar tender recommended the Gin special!!! Awesome choice very refreshing on a hot afternoon. When our reservation time came we went next door to the restaurant had a fabulous...More

Thank Deena C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Frequent visitors to Savannah and Circa is one of our go to restaurants as the food and service is consistently excellent. This visit saw us seated promptly upon arrival for our reservation and in the cellar for the first time. We liked it. Nice ambiance...More

Thank Conchobar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I followed the TripAdvisor and reco of friends to book a fine dining experience in our one evening. Fantastic. Started with great French bread then shared the mussels. My wife had the trout which was the best entree of our one week...More

Thank kwexel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A French bistro from the 19th century with all the right furnishings and an easy walk to and from our hotel on Liberty St. We ate downstairs and luckily had Michael as our server. He was very attentive, but not overly so. We had the...More

Thank BocaGators
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this gem looking for a nitecap...closed it down sipping on they're magnificent version of the French 75, as well as the hot beignets with raspberry preserve. Sure enough we couldn't help ourselves and came back again for more of the same. Great restaurant in...More

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place is delicious. Everything is cooked to perfection. I know that’s a hard statement to live up to but it is true for this place. We come here EVERY-TIME we visit Savannah. Last night we had one of the specials, sausage and lentils, it...More

Thank TeamBun
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our best meal in Savannah by far and the atmosphere is delightful. Pluses: We were three and all agreed that all courses were superb. Wine list is excellent. Waiter was knowledgeable, affable, always there when we expected him to be and absent when we wanted...More

Thank Terry G
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Questions & Answers
18 August 2017|
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Response from pmmcardle2 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, but I do think it's perfect for an anniversary dinner. Have fun and congratulations.
Jaime M
16 March 2017|
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Response from savjeff | Property representative |
No we don't, I'm sorry. We have other wonderful desserts , you will enjoy, and we do have crepes.
12 December 2016|
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Response from savjeff | Property representative |
You can call us at 912-443-1875 after 11:30 am. If no one is in yet, leave a message and some one will get back to you shortly. Gift certificates are available in any amount, and we can mail them any where you like, in the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$40
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Whitaker St, Savannah, GA 31401-3325
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah
  • Phone Number: +1 912-443-1875
  • E-mail
Historic French bistro, and pub in the heart of the historic district in downtown Savannah. Extensive wine list.
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