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Circa 81 Tapas and Cocktaileria Restaurant

Focusing on providing guests with a great dining experience is what we do. Using some of the best ingredients from local providers, Circa 81 takes pride in offering a farm / sea to table menu as much as possible, supporting local fishermen and farmers. Scroll down for a list of some of our purveyors. Circa 81 is also a member of the Carteret Catch program. Hear the Circa 81 story. Circa 81 has participated in the NC Seafood Festival Chef's Tent and People's Choice Crabcake competition, the Beaufort Wine & Food Festival, and the Fire on the Dock culinary competition (where team Circa 81 was a finalist in 2013 and semi-finalist in 2014). Circa 81 was also finalist for the 2011 Best Dish NC contest. Other awards include: 2015 Favorite Chef - Clarke Merrell (owner Circa 81/Dank Burrito) from Coaster Magazine Reader's Choice Awards, Best Eats on the Crystal Coast by Cooking with Paula Deen magazine, Clarke Merrell - 2015 Arnold Murray Small Business Person of the Year by Carteret County Chamber of Commerce, Open Table Diner's Choice 2011-2016, Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2015-2016 Winner. We have also been included in Cooking Light magazine (September 2011) and the 2012 NC Visitor's Guide. All of these great opportunities and inclusions are the result of a never-ceasing focus on outstanding food quality and service, plus lots of hard work. Circa 81 252.648.8300 • Twisted Spoon 252.240.0080 • Beaufort Olive Oil Company 252.504.2474 • Dank Burrito 252.499.9677
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CIRCA 81 TAPAS & COCKTAILERIA RESTAURANT 34.732171, -76.783206 4650 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC, United States (Directions)
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• Serving Lunch, Dinner and Sunday Brunch • All ABC permits • Local Farm/Sea Ingredients
Hours for Circa 81 are incorrect. We are closed on Tuesday. Monday 11:30am-9pm Tuesday CLOSED Wednesday-Thursday 11:30am-9pm Friday-Saturday 11:30am-9:30pm (or later!) Sunday: Sunday Brunch 10:30am-2pm, Regular Menu 10:30am-9pm
2.5 miles West of the Atlantic Beach Bridge in Morehead City. 4650 Arendell St Morehead City, NC