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Circa 21

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Sunday Brunch

Decided to take my daughter, granddaughter and two of her friends to see one of the shows as my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Galesburg, United States
Fun night for all

It had been years since I took in a night of entertainment at Circa 21. Now I am even more... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2018
Eldridge, Iowa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to take my daughter, granddaughter and two of her friends to see one of the shows as my granddaughters birthday party. The 10-year-old girls loved it. The performance was entertaining and good. The food was good, but I was not impressed with the lack...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018

It had been years since I took in a night of entertainment at Circa 21. Now I am even more impressed with the facility and the dinner theater they offer. The theater is a small venue with no bad seats. The entertainment for the evening...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

A visit to the Circa 21 Dinner Theater is always a first class experience. The staff is outstanding. The food is excellent. The shows are top quality. This is one of our family"s most enjoyable outings.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Norval M
Reviewed October 22, 2018

We went with a bus tour to see "Mama won't Fly" We had a delicious meal before the show. They gave us plenty to eat THEN offered DESERT! Before the show all the waiters and waitresses (Bootleggers) did a pre-show of music and dancing. That...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mom-daughter1995
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

The Circa 21 is a beautiful old movie theater that has been converted to a dinner theater. The play was extremly funny and enjoyed by all of our large group. The buffet was very good and the desserts were wnderful.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank richardderose
Reviewed September 7, 2018

The second visit to Circa 21 - this time, it was the timeless musical Mamma Mia! I am amazed at how everything is well-organized at this historic venue. For a relatively large dinner theater, Circa 21 is excellently organized and very well managed . We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We live in Atlanta and were invited to dinner and this show Friday night by my sister-in law as part of a host of weekend wedding events. Coming from an international city and having been to many Broadway plays in NY we weren’t expecting much...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jim2344
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

It’s a time you won’t forget! There’s all sorts of shows ranging from kid-friendly to adult content. But the actors are all very talented! And the waiters put on a show before the play begins. The food is either a hit or miss

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank maddies732
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Circa 21 Playhouse is always a great evening, especially when there is a play we are interesting in seeing. The warm-up group, "The Bootleggers" do a great job getting the audience in the mood for the play. They then wait tables which is an added...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

I have loved the Lettermen since I was about 12 (now 68), and when I checked their tour schedule and saw they would be in Rock Island, I contacted Circa 21(a dinner theatre) to order tickets for my husband and I. And note, we came...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Mel D
July 23, 2018|
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Response from earrings3 | Reviewed this property |
It's a buffet. I had to call and ask about the food. When we go again I will make some special arrangements, as I couldn't eat what they served.
Jay Z
June 13, 2018|
Response from earrings3 | Reviewed this property |
The tip is extra. We also had dessert, which is extra.
Linda S
November 1, 2017|
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Response from irina g | Reviewed this property |
The comedy Mama Won't Fly will play at Circa 21 from September 19 through November 03, 2018. Enjoy!