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1630 Cross Pointe Way, Duluth, GA 30097
(770) 813-9240
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Description: Voted “Best Ribs Sauce” at the Rock’n Ribfest; California Dreaming serves...
Voted “Best Ribs Sauce” at the Rock’n Ribfest; California Dreaming serves up hearty, much-loved American classics. Start with Barbecue Chicken Nachos to curb your cravings; then slow-cooked Prime Rib, “fall-off-the-bone” baby back ribs or Knob Hill Chicken – a giant marinated chicken breast topped with ham and cheese. Offering private party dining options for catering and large party carry-out; seasonal patio dining; late night bar bites and accessibility for groups any size. California Dreaming actively supports the community, with a focus on area schools.
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Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Always good!

My last trip here was like the others, good food, good service, in a nice atmosphere. What else could you want?

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
jgwisdom
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Dacula, Georgia
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Atlanta, GA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

This used to be one of our favorite dining spots. Didn't seem as good the last couple of times we visited. Salads are really good but definitely get your dressing on the side - they put way to much dressing on the salads. The croissants are awesome.

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CentraArchy_CRMC, Public Relations Manager at California Dreaming, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your feedback on the salad dressing and compliments on the croissant. Hope we can make your favorite list again soon! More 

SD
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is a newer restaurant with beautiful, natural decor - lots of woods, mirrored walls, just very pleasant. Everyone at our table of 8 had delicious food.

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Dacula, Georgia
Top Contributor
282 reviews 282 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My last trip here was like the others, good food, good service, in a nice atmosphere. What else could you want?

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Worst service ever. Food was not good. Restaurant is not equipped to service large parties. This is my first and last visit!

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CA_Centraarchy, Public Relations Manager at California Dreaming, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know about your experience. We are very sorry that we did not meet your expectations and did not live up to our own high standards. More 

Roeselare, Belgium
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I've been to this place a couple of times and was never disappointed. The service is always good and the food tastes good. Generous portions and a nice house salad you have to try. The cabin-like feeling is nice, even though it's quite big and can get very noisy when there's a full house.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I have a lot of business lunch meetings here. The food is good, quick, reasonably priced, and they have healthy options. I really love their house salad and shrimp po-boy - best in this area in my opinion. I've eaten here probably 15 times in the last several years.

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Fort Myers, Florida
Top Contributor
162 reviews 162 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This restaurant has a "woody" feel...lots of stained wood walls with soaring wood ceilings...definitely a warm, coastall feel in terms of the décor. The service was spot-on...it is obvious that this small chain puts and up-fron emphasis on staff training. Our meal started with a shared platter of t-die-for honey drizzled croissants, a signature item here. The menu is varied,... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

It is pretty consistent and the service is pretty good also. We have been going to this restaurant since it opened. We do like the food.

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Duluth, Georgia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

California Dreaming has great food at reasonable prices. I have been to this many times and the food is always spot on. The bar isn't the greatest, but the food makes up for that. I will keep coming back!

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Atlanta, Georgia
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Have not stopped by Cali Dreaming in a while but I am glad I did today. Met a friend for lunch and had the usual great meal. I had a Club and it was excellent. Service was great we sat at a high top by the bar. It was pretty slow day as the rain was pouring down outside, that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1630 Cross Pointe Way, Duluth, GA 30097
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: (770) 813-9240

Description

Voted “Best Ribs Sauce” at the Rock’n Ribfest; California Dreaming serves up hearty, much-loved American classics. Start with Barbecue Chicken Nachos to curb your cravings; then slow-cooked Prime Rib, “fall-off-the-bone” baby back ribs or Knob Hill Chicken – a giant marinated chicken breast topped with ham and cheese. Offering private party dining options for catering and large party carry-out; seasonal patio dining; late night bar bites and accessibility for groups any size. California Dreaming actively supports the community, with a focus on area schools.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?