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1701 Locust St. (17th St.) Send to Phone
215-735-6000, ext.7744
Circles has been glamorized, the food made serious by chef Benjamin Young, and it's now a destination restaurant, and great for a pre- or post-theater munch.

Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Circles Restaurant Review

: Circles has been redecorated with warm red walls and lots of woodwork. More importantly, chef Benjamin Young has reworked the menu, adding instant classics like hoisin-glazed pork chops, sea bass with black bean sauce, and five-spice barbecue baby-back ribs. But for those who still can't take the old coffee shop out of them, the Warwick shrimp La Maize, tasty burgers and salads are still available. Guests of the hotel mingle with locals, particularly at the wine bar (which features up to ten wines by the glass). The wonderful neighborhood begs for an after dinner stroll, and the bar's 2 a.m. closing time makes it attractive to the younger crowd.


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