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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” (99 reviews)
“paella” (48 reviews)
“hanger steak” (21 reviews)
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8 N Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4437
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We decided to try out the oldest restaurant in downtown. We had the salmon dinner and shrimp and grits with Cesar salads. Both the food and service was very good and very reasonably priced. We felt satisfied and happy with our first visit. We will...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Starfall007
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went here with a group of friends (4 total) for a meal before going out to listen to music. 2 of us ordered the Filet, one had pasta & one had shrimp. None of us were "wowed" by our meal escpecially the 2 of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Faith G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner. My wife had Seafood Paella. Her Mom had Shrimp and Cheese Grits. I had Crispy Skin Salmon and a salad. All were delicious. Service was prompt and courteous. The ambiance was exceptional and a refreshing change from typical downtown restaurants.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jerry_Bagnell
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Service, atmosphere and food was just great. We stumbled into here when the restaurant/brewery across the street told us that we had to wait 35 minutes to be seated.... and boy were we happy that they told us to wait. We walked across the street...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank apkusa
Reviewed 14 December 2018

Terrific atmosphere; very good food at reasonable prices. Only downside was the waiter pushed the trout special and it was not very good.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dsberger51
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Delicious! We walked up and down the street looking for a welcoming spot to enjoy dinner and drinks. We say at bar, and started with the hummus & deviled eggs with pickles... They were both amazing, they really know how to make pickles. They also...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KLynnB
Reviewed 24 November 2018

I had Shrimp and Cheese Grits, and it wasn't very cheesy. There was only five small 26 - 30 shrimp in the dish. It was supposed to have Andouille Sausage, but there was hardly any in it. My wife had the Paella, (along with others...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank blueaiz1
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Came here for pre theater dinner with friends. Fish was great. Everyone was raving about their meals. They lost power and it screw up the kitchen so the service was a little slow but everything came out fine. The brought a couple free deserts that...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Otis5050
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Have been here in the past, but it’s been awhile. The best thing is everything is still great, food, service and ambiance. Love tapas so you can try so many different things.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank luv2sunOIB
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Visiting my sister here in Wilmington, she took us here to 'Circa 1922' for a good reason. This is a lovely restaurant that has an inviting atmosphere that makes you feel special while dining here. This is a top notch restaurant with high quality cuisine...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Gary P K
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28 September 2018|
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Response from Alicat1964 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not sure. I would imagine so, they were excellent chefs.
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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....
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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, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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