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Circles

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Asian, Thai, Contemporary, Healthy
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812 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19123-3010 (between Brown and Poplar)
+1 267-687-1309
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 14:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 14:00 - 23:00
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Dewey Beach, Delaware
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We ordered delivery and ordered an excess of food for friends. The soup was to die for, the summer rolls divine and the noodles were tasty as well. Thai basil chicken was ordered hot and we were glad we didn't go with one of the "hotter" options. Will eat from here again the next time we're in Philly.

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Thank kelynamandacassidy
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the simple exterior showing on the outside of 2nd St, the inside is fabulously decorated, done with a great asian ambiance. This is some of the best Thai food in the city. Love the crab rangoon with a subtle curry flavor in the filling and the lemongrass soup. I recommend any of the pad thai or... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We ordered takeout last night and were very disappointed. Our shrimp curry, which was quite tasty, had 6 shrimp in it and about a tablespoon of vegetables. So we ended up paying $2 or so for each shrimp.

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Thank MeganJenn
Rancho Mirage, CA
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208 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Chose take away option which is super easy online ordering. However, next time will dine in. Nice ambiance with fresh flowers and candles on every table. Tried multiple items including calamari and satay to start. Then a pad Thai and curries. All tasty with very fresh vegies. Be careful on spices. We will go with medium next time and more... More 

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Thank Keffco
circlesphilly, Public Relations Manager at Circles, responded to this review

Thank you so much for ordering at Circles. We would to have you in our location. Brings your family and friends. More 

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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

When I first moved into my apartment and didn't have cook wear yet, I ordered from Circles at least 2-3 times a week, easy. The spicy chicken pad Thai, calamari (which doesn't travel well) and spring rolls were my favorites. When I met my boyfriend, I added the green chicken curry to the lineup...also very delicious. I'm happy they deliver,... More 

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Thank _lilmissp_
circlesphilly, Public Relations Manager at Circles, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind review. Please come and dine in. More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Positives: appetizers were good; the tamarind sauce was excellent. Negatives: snapper was over cooked and barely edible , curry sauce was tasteless. Nice staff made the experience better.

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Thank Larry K
circlesphilly, Public Relations Manager at Circles, responded to this review

We are sorry your "disappointed" with our meal being over cooked. I will tell our chef about this. Please come back and try it again. Thank you More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Always excited to try out a new Thai restaurant. Happy to say Circles wasn't a let down. Upon entry, I immediately noticed how small, but cozy the restaurant was [not necessarily a bad thing]-- As we waited to be seated, we felt as if we were invading the party next to us. Lots of activity by the front door, pick... More 

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Thank Tye G
circlesphilly, Guest Relations Manager at Circles, responded to this review

We are happy that you enjoyed our dishes. Sorry about the tight fit. We have a spacious restaurant in Colllingswood New Jersey. Thank you so much for visiting us. More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

Can both do sit down or take out. I usually do the latter as I live in the neighborhood. If you are a vegetarian they have a nice selection of tofu and seitan dishes. Reasonably priced.

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Thank Jereme L
circlesphilly, Guest Relations Manager at Circles, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words Jereme. We appreciate your comment. More 

Philadelphia, PA
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

We were in the area and our first choice wasn't open so we picked Circles. We were lucky our first choice wasn't open, this was a good find. Service was friendly and efficient. The decor is nice and well laid out for its narrow size. You are able to pick the spice level of your meal, from mild all the... More 

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Thank SBobcat
circlesphilly, Guest Relations Manager at Circles, responded to this review

We are very glad you enjoyed our dishes. Please come by soon. And try Thailand famous dish "Pad Thai". More 

PORT ALLEGANY
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442 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Located in the Northern Liberties neighborhood just down from Standard Tap, Circles is a small clean contemporary space. The "Amazing Stir Fry" turned out to be a good pick - thick spicy peanut butter sauce with vegetables and your choice of protein served with a mounded bowl of rice for $11. Superbly satisfying and could probably even serve two.

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Thank ANNAMARGARET B
circlesphilly, Guest Relations Manager at Circles, responded to this review

Thank you so much AnnaMargaret. Please come by soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Contemporary, Healthy
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
14:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 812 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19123-3010
    (between Brown and Poplar)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 267-687-1309

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