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Circles Waterfront

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
About
With a fantastic view of the water and superb cuisine, to Circles Waterfront Dining is the perfect place to have a quiet dinner, celebrate a special occasion or have lunch. Our outstanding to Circles Waterfront Dining culinary staff is pleased to offer a delectable variety of dinner entrees, salads and appetizers along with imaginative lunch menus.
PRICE RANGE
US$15 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Bar
FEATURES
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here for lunch just as it opened. Had a nice big table outside, Super fast service and great views. The food was also very good. The Grouper sandwich was cooked to perfection.

Date of visit: December 2021
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CirclesWaterfront, Owner at Circles Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

This is exactly what we like to hear! Thank you for sharing and we hope to have you back soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a place you can totally feel comfortable at. We bike ride and stop here frequently. I wish I knew all the servers but we do know Tanya. She has waited on us several times very efficient even when busy.

Date of visit: December 2021
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CirclesWaterfront, Owner at Circles Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

That's what we strive for :) Hope to see you back again soon! Thanks for sharing.

Reviewed 2 November 2021 via mobile

We arrived at Circles for an afternoon business lunch today and while we were waiting to be seated a few people from our business lunch group had a disagreement with management. It was unfortunate and public. The two members of management did their best to...deescalate the situation but alas the people were asked to leave. I especially would like to commend manager Natalie and our server Chloe F. who not only did not associate us with the entire group but went way above and beyond to help make our lunch awesome. Something they really had no obligation to do. We come to Circles at least once a month and enjoy the food and the atmosphere. Thank you Chloe and Natalie for being special people.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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CirclesWaterfront, Owner at Circles Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Wow, we are blown away by this! This is exactly what we strive for, thank you for sharing!

Reviewed 30 October 2021 via mobile

1 star... I will never go here again. I will not recommend due to managements response to my review. I heard how bad management is now, by dipping into the tips given those who work so hard to attend to us. Only the ones working...hard here, are worth more then they are given. * We apologize that your chicken main we're not up to your expectations. Thank you for the feedback and we have made note of your experience! I haven't been here since before the pandemic, and I moved. I was in the area again, and stopped by the beach, and visited some friends. So I decided to go to Circles by myself. Now, I never had the 🐔 chicken wings here before, so I ordered them to be cooked well done. They were amazing! I was so surprised how great they were, and with the ranch dressing made them taste even better. I then ordered the grilled chicken, with a baked potato and butter only, and broccoli 🥦. The broccoli were fresh, and large. The baked potato 🥔 was really large and cleaned well. Unfortunately the main course of the grilled chicken 🐔 was extremely disappointing to say the least. It was tasteless, somewhat dry, inside, and asked for a takeout box to feed it to my. Dog 🐕 instead. I never mind paying for good food, which was almost $50 for one person, but when the main thing you're eating is not up to par, it makes the rest of the meal clearly dissatisfying. The waiter I had was cool, and always checking in to see if everything is fine, and I made sure it was reflected in his tip. Because the main dish was lacking, I have only 1 star this time around, because that's what I came in for, in the first place. Update: here is Circles response to my review... * Well, isn't that special. They will make a note of my experience. What the H-E-Double LL-Toothpicks does that mean? It means nothing to the person who's dish wasn't satisfying.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 29 October 2021

Great view of the water, service was outstanding and the food was awesome. Thank you to Tonya, Jesse, Tod and David for taking care of us yesterday at the Currie party.

Date of visit: October 2021
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CirclesWaterfront, Owner at Circles Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

This is wonderful to hear! Thank you for sharing your experience with us!

Reviewed 28 October 2021

First time at circles and it was excellent. Larry T was our server and he provided us fast and friendly service,very knowledgeable of menus and food was great. Beautiful atmosphere and great location. You won’t be disappointed and make sure you ask for Larry T

Date of visit: October 2021
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CirclesWaterfront, Owner at Circles Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for giving us a try :) We're glad Larry have you the perfect Circles experience!

Reviewed 26 October 2021

Larry T. is the BEST!! Went there with my husband and really enjoyed the food and the service. Larry T. was wonderful and a delight to talk to. We will definitely be going back and asking for Larry T. to be our server again.

Date of visit: October 2021
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CirclesWaterfront, Owner at Circles Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

That he is! Thanks for dining with us and we hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 22 October 2021

Came here with my family and had Jarrett as a server, the food was great and came out pretty quick. The service was great, Jarrett was friendly and gave us a water dish for our dog without asking. Overall 5/5 stars!

Date of visit: October 2021
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CirclesWaterfront, Owner at Circles Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're so happy to hear this, thank you for sharing! Hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 22 October 2021

Jarrett is the BEST! I always try to sit in his section or in Michelle's. Great food & great service!

Date of visit: October 2021
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CirclesWaterfront, Owner at Circles Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for dining with us and for the kind words!

Reviewed 17 October 2021 via mobile

Circle is great food with a great view and great staff! Just want to make a special note that Jarrett was exceptional at his job! He took wonderful care and was particularly attentive to my parents. Thank you for giving them another wonderful experience at...Circles!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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CirclesWaterfront, Owner at Circles Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2021

This is exactly what we strive for! Thank you for sharing!

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Christine K
28 December 2017|
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Response from CirclesWaterfront | Property representative |
There is no set dress code here at Circles. Some guests will dine inside dressed up for special occasions. Other guests dress more casual in shorts and sandals and down at the tiki bar guests will come off their boats in... More
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jfgchunter
17 September 2016|
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Response from CirclesWaterfront | Property representative |
Sorry for the late response. We do accept reservations and suggest making them. This area has been growing so much over the last few years that during season and even now during off season we will have waiting lists for... More
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Jsmfbeach
6 August 2016|
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Response from CirclesWaterfront | Property representative |
For parties of 20 people or more we do have 1 private dining area which holds up to 50 people. We call it our fireplace room or atrium room. There is a room charge and food and beverage minimum. We are kid friendly and do... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Circles Waterfront

Yes, Circles Waterfront offers takeaway services.

Yes, Circles Waterfront is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Circles Waterfront is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5