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Circles Waterfront

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
About
With a fantastic view of the water and superb cuisine, to Circles Waterfront Dining is the perfect place to have a quiet dinner, celebrate a special occasion or have lunch. Our outstanding to Circles Waterfront Dining culinary staff is pleased to offer a delectable variety of dinner entrees, salads and appetizers along with imaginative lunch menus.
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Bar
FEATURES
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Always great food and atmosphere. Very pleasant sitting on the deck even on a very hot afternoon. Covered, lots of fans, very comfortable.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoy the service here.. Specialy the attentions that the server Eva provided for us. Thank you!.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had not visited Circles in some time, after a not so great experience during the CV nightmare. A client yesterday, new to this area, had never been, but heard some good things, so we went. We sat at a table in the Main bar...area for lunch, and had a fantastic meal. Our Server Tonya was outstanding, even catered to a special order. Both meals were top shelf, the Seafood Princess and the Ribeye were perfectly prepared, and the Chef even came out to make sure everything was on point. This experience will most certainly lead to more visits ahead, both personal and business. Thanks Circles, and Tonya, you absolutely rocked it. TeboMore

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to this on a suggestion from a co-worker. Fantastic food, drink, and service. Would definitely visit there again, but would sit inside next time. It was some kind of bug season and as the evening went on they got unbearable outside. Not the restaurant's...fault, but an issue when dinning outside near the water during certain times of the year.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting neighborhoods for a possible move to the Tampa area we looked up dog friendly restaurants and decided on Circles Waterfront. We couldn't have made a better choice! From the marina view to the top notch food and our wonderful waitress, Tonya, it was...a first class experience. We highly recommend!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved our experience at Circles! We came via boat and used one of their docking slips while we ate. The atmosphere of the entire place was great, we sat outside and they had fans going and there were no bugs at all which was...really nice. Prices are consistent with other dockside restaurants I’ve been to. Both food and drinks were very good and we got both very quickly. Our server Tonya was absolutely amazing the entire time we were there. She checked on us frequently so we were never without a drink. She saw we were from out of state on a family vacation and went above and beyond with all kinds of recommendations of places to go and things to do. Tonya definitely helped make an already good experience even better!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eva was such a wonderful server and we really appreciated it! It was so refreshing to have a server such as her helping us with our order. She had a lovely accent and that also was welcoming to see a diversity in staff. Thanks for...the professionalism, Eva it was warm and welcoming! I've frequently visit circles over the past ten years whether to eat or fill up a tank of gas for our boat. In those 10 years this was the best experience besides the ambiance of course. Way to go Circles!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Circles today with my family, and my food was nothing short of delicious! The atmosphere is great and the service is on point. Jackie made the experience even better. When I come back, thats who I'm requesting!!

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went in for my mom’s 80th and Lori took great care of us. Food and atmosphere were great. Much appreciated.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere! There are so many places to sit and eat. Our waitress Lori was great, very personable! And the food and alcoholic drinks were delicious!

Date of visit: May 2022
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CirclesWaterfront, Owner at Circles Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Jenny, thank you for dining with us! We hope to see you again soon!

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Joshua S
22 May 2022|
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Response from Boatnut33 | Reviewed this property |
As another reviewer suggested, they do open at 11:30am 7 days per week. We’ve not been there on a Sunday but my guess would be it’s like any other day with some daily specials. Might be worth a call to ask…
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Christine K
29 December 2017|
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Response from CirclesWaterfront | Property representative |
There is no set dress code here at Circles. Some guests will dine inside dressed up for special occasions. Other guests dress more casual in shorts and sandals and down at the tiki bar guests will come off their boats in... More
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jfgchunter
17 September 2016|
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Response from CirclesWaterfront | Property representative |
Sorry for the late response. We do accept reservations and suggest making them. This area has been growing so much over the last few years that during season and even now during off season we will have waiting lists for... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Circles Waterfront

Yes, Circles Waterfront offers takeaway services.

Yes, Circles Waterfront is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Circles Waterfront is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5