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Circa 1875

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48 Whitaker St, Savannah, GA 31401-3325 (Broughton)
+1 912-443-1875
18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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108 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Hankering for foie gras, I scoured the Savannah menus and chose this place. Entering, you have a strong hunch you are in for an experience among the happy clientele in elegant surroundings. A great cocktail made as requested and an unobtrusive but attentive server bode well for the evening. Our waiter actually seemed pained when he informed me there was... More 

Thank SVFirstEdition
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just got back to our hotel room after eating at Circa 1875. Very tasty meal! Authentic French cuisine. Very attentive wait staff who know their way around the food and wine menus. The atmosphere is very French but more from the late 1800's or early 1900's. Very Beau Arts. I highly recommend this gem of a restaurant!

Thank PB_Wright
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant is very lively and seems to be a local favorite. They have a great bar that also serves food and an eclectic wine list to accompany an interesting menu that reminded me of a cross between a fine-dinning (service & room) restaurant and a typical bistro (food). The service was pretty good, the food was good, not great.... More 

Thank Craig33viaje
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Its website says "unpretentious" but this french bistro plus "Gastro Pub", for casual Savannah, puts on some airs. Select locals have regular tables as the subdued, casual chic restaurant offers a quiet dinner space with superb food. A very nice wine list tantalizes, and the range of unique beers from the Gastro Pub offers another view of the world. Medium... More 

Thank Phelps H
Asheville, NC
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442 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When we arrived we were seated promptly and ordered a couple of French 75 cocktails. It took a while to get the drinks. We had a pate appetizer which was very good. I had the steak frites and my wife had the duck. They were both delicious. Service was a little slow in general.

1 Thank iamstoked22
Fort Pierce, Florida
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The only reason this restaurant even got three stars is the atmosphere and the service. I cant even say the food tasted bad. Unfortunately, It didn't taste of anything at all. My husband ordered the trout and I had the fillet mignon and both were completely tasteless.

1 Thank Susan W
savjeff, Owner at Circa 1875, responded to this review

I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your entree's, we sell about 100 orders of Trout a week , and have never heard that. Did you order it differently than it is on the menu? More 

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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and service! Found it just walking around, waited for dinner and Voila! Perfect choice!

Thank Lourdes K
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333 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fabulous meal. We started with the Pate that was excellent. I had the trout that was the best I ever had.

1 Thank Debrah P
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and atmosphere. Feels like you are in a real bistro in France. A favorite of us Savannah locals.

2 Thank MariCars
North Canton, Ohio
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Savannah for both business and personal - vacation. I had heard this was on of Savannah's finest restaurants. a fine dinner of escargot, sea scallops, Filet, asparagus, ribeye steak, and crepe Suzette. GREAT SERVICE, GREAT SCALLOPS, terribly bitter crepe Suzette but our server took it off my bill. Big tip!

2 Thank Paul R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
French, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, 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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?