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Circa 1875

48 Whitaker St, Savannah, GA 31401-3325
+1 912-443-1875
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“escargot” (93 reviews)
“trout” (64 reviews)
“profiteroles” (19 reviews)
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French, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
48 Whitaker St, Savannah, GA 31401-3325
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Reviewed 5 days ago

An excellent venue for simply good French food. I've lived in France and while this restaurant isn't outstanding it's certainly excellent. The trout's preparation was right on point and was very tasty and was accompanied by carrots and capers. My friend had the crepes with...More

Thank Andy J
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was as close to a perfect night as my wife and I have had in Savannah. We always want to try a new restaurant when we can and we found one that we will definitely go back to. We were taken a few minutes...More

Thank uga9803
savjeff, Owner at Circa 1875, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Our first time in Savannah and after wandering a bit, the Guinnesse sign in the window drew us in to seats at the bar. The staff was amazing in a variety of ways - pleasantly engaging and attentive without being overbearing. The building had been...More

Thank SPfromTampa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I pass through Savannah twice yearly and as creatures of habit, we generally enjoy dining at aLure, which is really excellent! I decided to try something different this trip, so...I researched the Trip Advisor reviews on fine dining in Savannah. Circa 1875...More

Thank Nicholas G
savjeff, Owner at Circa 1875, responded to this review

Thank you!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Every once in a while you come across a real culinary gem. The promo is correct -- this is unpretentious, but has an edge that is undeniable. We picked this because of the TripAdvisor rating and were not disappointed. The foies gras en torchon was...More

Thank Fred D
savjeff, Owner at Circa 1875, responded to this review

Thank you!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to eat dinner here on a Thursday night. When we arrived we were asked if we had a reservation and I answered no, however we would be fine eating at the bar. We started with a cheese (fromage) board. It...More

Thank Atlanta-Folks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has never happened to us in 40 years of dining in fine restaurants.! This was our second visit to Circa and we wish we'd chosen Vic's on the River for this special occasion . We had a 7:30 reservation requesting a quiet table ....More

3  Thank patty w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at this special restaurant. The shrimp crepes were delicious. The atmosphere was cozy and quaint. Staff was very outgoing and friendly. There was seating in the wine cellar on the lower level. I will definitely reserve a table there next...More

Thank kbeebe684
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of my favorite restaurants in Savannah. I had the trout, which is one of their popular dishes and the crepe Suzette is to die for! The service is excellent and the atmosphere is comfortable, yet sophisticated. When I am back in Savannah,...More

Thank ozzie1112016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Savannah is a city with many excellent dining choices. We chose Circa 1875, a downtown French restaurant, and loved it. Cathy had shrimp crepes that contained more shrimp than a fish market. I had cassoulet with succulent duck, beans and sausage. Everything was brilliantly seasoned...More

Thank rgreenberg77
savjeff, Owner at Circa 1875, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review

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Jaime M
Do you offer souffle for dessert?
16 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.
how can I get a dinner gift certificate ?
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
Vegetarian options?
11 October 2016|
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Response from savjeff | Property representative |
We have several vegetarian options, please ask our chef!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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
  • E-mail