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Circa 1875

48 Whitaker St, Savannah, GA 31401-3325
+1 912-443-1875
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • 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 yesterday via mobile

Restaurant was very quaint. Both my husband and I ordered the grilled lamb chops. He had four on his plate and I had three which to me was odd. They came with couscous (a small amount) and maybe two cherry tomatoes cut in half. The...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just an excellent place for dinner. Food was excellent and beautifully served. And we loved our server who was from France. She was so entertaining and kind and her attention to detail was just unprecedented. And no need to get all dressed up! Very relaxed...More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 2 days ago

We selected this restaurant on the internet and it was even better than expected. Will definitely stop in again, when we drive through Savannah, Ga

Thank wirwin2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to celebrate my father’s birthday. The four of us had a great time. Food, service, ambience...all top notch. Can’t wait to go back

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We nipped in The Gryphon for lunch on a Sunday. It was busy with the after church crowd so we opted to sit at the bar rather than wait for a table. So glad we did! The server was a SCAD student named Jack who...More

Thank Hoakley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With so many great places to eat, the concierge at our hotel insisted we try this one, and she was right! First of all, this is surely the most sophisticated, romantic and beautifully decorated place in town—a high ceiling with gilded cherubs smiling down at...More

1  Thank rayallen2
savjeff, Owner at Circa 1875, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review. It is much appreciated

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We reserved our table through OpenTable and requested a quiet space. We were seated downstairs in the wine cellar, a lovely and more quiet room than the main dining area upstairs. Our waiter was excellent and made the experience especially noteworthy. We had vichyssoise as...More

Thank JaxFamilyof4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked Circa 1875 for the special night out in Savannah. The restaurant itself is very beautiful and we had a lovely table but it went downhill quick. We ordered a pre dinner drink first and then a bottle of wine plus entrees and mains...More

1  Thank murrym144
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the atmosphere, to the food, to the service, our dinner at this restaurant was delightful. Portions were much larger than usually expected at a French restaurant and excellent. Our server Emily kept a close eye on us and the manager/owner was keeping close track...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I took our mom for a long weekend to Savannah and I chose this restaurant because it was one of the top rated in Savannah. The chicken liver appetizer was amazing and the frisée salad was also very good (although some parts...More

Thank KDaniel84
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17 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
15 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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
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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