The menu offers an inspired array of selections that is sure to satisfy everyone in your group, every time. Be sure to ask your server about new selections, daily specials, and special chef's creations. Whether you're in the mood for casual dining or a special occasion, Circa 1918 is sure to please.
Love Circa. Friday nights are “seat of the pants” for us, so I rarely remember to make a reservation early enough...but this time I did and it was well worth the effort. Shrimp and grits app was delicious. I rarely order steak in a restaurant as I rarely find a steak better than I can cook myself at home...but this was the even rarer occasion where the ribeye was as good as (well OK, maybe better) than mine. Regardless, it was a great visit. We’ll be back again...soon.
Exciting menu. Friendly staff. Great place to celebrate. Delicious!
One of my favorite places to go to on the Peninsula. The food is always amazing. Wanted to get the 3 course meal special, but they ran out of some of the items early in the evening.
Circa 1918 never ceases to amaze me. The Three For Thursday Menu is excellent. I will be back!
Food was outstanding it just gets a little noisy and such a small place but the ambience still is very nice for a small restaurant
We really enjoy this restaurant from the food to the service to the atmosphere. Reminds us of living in NYC. Kip is fantastic!
Amazing place for fine dining. Paul was very attentive. Excellent presentation, food was perfectly cooked.
Just a little cold under the ceiling fans.
A little loud with a group at the bar. Everything else was wonderful, as usual.
Circa 1918 never disappoints! Elegant but casual enough to feel comfortable for cocktails or a family dinner. They use fresh, seasonal ingredients that accentuate the flavor in their specials.
Service was great. Loved the decor and the place had a great vibe.
The food was exceptional, definitely the best we’ve had since moving to the area.
Paul and Kip where a great team in the dining room, providing wonderful service. Food was awesome, we had the salmon entree and the scallop entree.
This is my favorite place to eat in Newport News. Their 3 course menu on Thursday night is always phenomenal and their cocktails are some of the best I’ve ever had. Kip and Paul make you feel like family, always providing a great recommendation or explanation of the menu. Make sure to make a reservation before you come.
Very cozy and intimate setting with a fun menu of food I couldn't make at home. The $5 wine glass deal was an unexpected surprise and allowed to taste several great wines.
The food was phenomenal! I have celiacs and this restaurant is a little less knowledgeable about gf food, so proceed with caution in that front, but the food my husband and I got was amazing.
Took my husband here for date night and am pleased to say we had the best time possible. From drinks to dessert everything was just wonderful and made for a truly enjoyable night! Kip was great and really added to the experience with great suggestions all evening. The ambiance was so enjoyable and the duck tacos appetizer was my favorite by far! We'll be back again on our next date night or special occasion.
Best restaurant in the World. My favorite place on the planet. Anything Chad cooks is the best, go crazy order something out of your comfort box, you will not be disappointed. Tell Kip at the bar what mood you are in and he will provide. My happy place!
Kip and his partners always provide one of the best dining experience in Tidewater. It is great food with a cozy ambience. Their knowledge of gourmet food prep and pairing wines .......a must do.
From the atmosphere to the most delicious food you will be very impressed! The duck was so flavorful and moist and the fried oysters were amazing! Don’t forget the dessert a cheesecake with yummy carmalized banana on top.
A most fabulous evening, from the moment we walked in to the moment we walked out the service was top notch. Kip was gracious and attentive, remembering everyone's name and explaining the specials in delicious detail. The only disappointment was the dinner special was sold out. The food was prepared to perfection. Reservations are a must, and for that reason only, we don't get here as often as we would like to, but can't wait to go back.
Exactly what we were looking for on date night! We will be back again!
Crafty cocktails, and excellent food.
Amazing food and service. Our waiter, Kip was friendly, helpful and made excellent recommendations. Thanks to Mattie as well for the help.
Delicious food and awesome service! Always recommend this place to my friends.
Great for date night, girls night, or a night out with friends! The food and drink selection is fabulous! I love the vibe of the place and the creativity of the menu. The service is phenomenal! I would recommend this restaurant to everyone!
This is such a great restaurant . I love the changing menus and the Thursday offerings! Kip is also a total delight. He is friendly, welcoming and a great asset for the dining experience.
We had a wonderful time! The wine, food and service was excellent.
Amazing dinner at circa. The appetizer special the pork sausage ravioli was out of This world we almost ordered another one !
The lamb burger and bison meat loaf were also spectacular. Finished with the bananas foster cheesecake and this was the best valentines meal we have had in years we might make this a tradition.... thanks so much for the great service and food
Fresh menu ideas and a consistently excellent experience- so glad to have this gem in Hilton!
Best restaurant on the Peninsula! Everything is outstanding.
We love Circa 1918. The food never disappoints and the staff is awesome.
Special 3 course meal for Valentine’s Day. The staff and service was excellent and the food was incredible with an excellent wine pairing. Ambiance was casual yet mildly sophisticated and the rose at the end of the meal was an unexpected surprise. Nice touch! Thank you Circa for the fantastic experience!
Wonderful fixed price dinner for Valentines! Most excellent service to go with a very reasonably priced three course meal and wine pairings. This is the best restaurant in Newport News.
My first experience at Circa was excellent and I will definitely return. Excellent choices in food and wine, prepared as one would expect from any high end dining experience. Our server, Paul, was very pressional and saw to our every need.
My friends and I will be back and have already begun sharing with others. Only drawback is the restaurant is small, reservations is highly recommended.
We're already making plans to return to Circa 1918 in a few weeks. The last time I had food of this caliber was in Paris, France. Every step of the dining experience, from the welcoming personalities of the staff, to the quality and presentation of the food, to the handshake farewell from Kip, was top notch.
Awesome food! Great sercice. Food was fresh, great daily specials. Drinks we well made by the bartender. will be returning!
Everything was wonderful.
Good atmosphere but a little loud and small. A little overpriced for what we received.
Excellent experience all around, great waiter Paul, food was delicious!
My Mahi Mahi was a tad on the salty side but my girlfriend really liked her scallops and the service was great. It was a bit noisier than I would have liked but I suppose it is harder to control when the dining area is small. Overall, a nice experience.
Dinner was excellent as always. I am never disappointed.