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Circa 1875

48 Whitaker St, Savannah, GA 31401-3325
+1 912-443-1875
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
48 Whitaker St, Savannah, GA 31401-3325
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a vary authentic French restaurant. My husband loved the steak frites, the escargots were perfect snd they graciously treated us to the beignets for dessert. Wish we lived nearby

Thank marychristine2017
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I were in Savannah for the night. Found Circa 1875 and it was delicious. Great wine. Great service. Food was great!! Don't miss the opportunity.

Thank Connie K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff and great service. The decor is very nice. The food was excellent, both the appetizers and main dishes. We had fish and a meat dish and both were excellent.

Thank REBF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for our anniversary. Had escargot, coquilles, sea bass and the fish of the day. All of the food was very good. Sadly, they didn't have the rack of lamb available and that was what we really wanted to try. Cocktails were good as...More

Thank MsGhana85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group was doing a walkabout in Savannah for cocktails and discovered we were hungry.Fell upon a French restaurant that wouldnt have been our first choice but it delivered in many ways. We got sat downstairs and I ordered cassoulet,and the rest of the party...More

Thank mark s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant dinner here. The art and artifacts were as enchanting as the food in the small restaurant.

Thank Sharonthepainter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As an appetizer we had Files de Poulet, fresh farm chicken livers.They were lightly seasoned and cooked to perfection. I had My wife had the Salad de Betterraves Roties, roasted beets with house blended greens and pistachios. She thoroughly enjoyed it. For the main course,...More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ambiance of this restaurant couldn't be better and the staff was great. There is an adjoining bar/cafe that is more casual and a wine cellar with tables downstairs (not sure if they serve food downstairs too). I had the beet salad which was delicious....More

Thank Tracey1228
Reviewed August 7, 2018

While it is always a pleasure to dine in an authentic French bistro setting, the menu offerings and food preparations have lost some of its allure within the Savannah restaurant scene. The food is good, certainly no complaints about that, and the waiting staff is...More

Thank flemish01
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Recommended by a Charlestonian, Circa 1875 offers great food. My husband has a traditional,French onion soup, as I once knew it as a girl, thick onions, overloaded gooey cheese that clings to the side of the bowl, creating a nice crust. He follows with the...More

Thank unhappytraveller123
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August 17, 2017|
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Response from pmmcardle2 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, but I do think it's perfect for an anniversary dinner. Have fun and congratulations.
Jaime M
March 15, 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.
December 12, 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$40
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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
Historic French bistro, and pub in the heart of the historic district in downtown Savannah. Extensive wine list.
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