Circa Grill presents sophisticated Southern cuisine with a creative twist in quaint, historic Downtown Thompson’s Station, Tennessee. Located inside a former general store building rich with history, Circa fronts a 100+ acre land preservation of beautiful rolling hillsides and Thompson’s Station’s landmark red caboose. This unique dining destination is at once convenient and accessible from Franklin, Nashville and Spring Hill while serving as an indulgent retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Circa was founded in 2013 by partners Robynne Napier and Jason Ritzen. Its diverse menu is crafted and curated by Jeff Pignato, a local chef with a passion for Southern fusion. We serve dinner Tuesday through Saturday, lunch on Saturday and brunch and dinner on Sunday. Happy Hour is Tuesday through Friday, 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM and Saturday 11:00 AM. – 4:00 PM. The full bar offerings include signature drinks and premium beer and wine selections. Circa also offers custom event services and catering solutions. The dining room is available during the day Monday through Friday for private lunches and events for parties of 15+. For more information, visit our catering page or contact us to discuss the details of your event.
MEET OUR TEAM
Chef Jeff Pignato grew up in Franklin and sources locally. Jeff has a passion for fresh southern food with a focus on incorporating new and traditional flair.
Robynne has served as CFO and CIO of Ritzen Group, Inc. since 2010. She’s also the former CFO and COO of TomKats Catering.
Jason is a 20+ year veteran of the real estate industry. He’s also an entrepreneur who has launched multiple tech companies.
SOPHISTICATED SOUTHERN DINING IN THOMPSON’S STATION, TENNESSEE.