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10429 North Kings Highway, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
843.663.2050
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Voted “Best Traditional American Restaurant” by WMBF News and “Best of the...
Voted “Best Traditional American Restaurant” by WMBF News and “Best of the Beach” by The Sun News. California Dreaming serves up huge portions of fresh, made from scratch fare such as award winning salads, slow-cooked prime rib and “fall-off-the-bone” baby back ribs. Offering private dining options with no room fees and no minimum purchase; spacious patio; large party carry-out and catering/delivery; and late night bar bites. Located 1/4 mile south of Barefoot Landing.
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    Very good
  • 50
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  • 11
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Expensive

Made a reservation for 10 and got right in at the time we made it for. Waitress was very good and quick to our needs. The wings and nachos for apps were very good. I got the strip steak for dinner. It was ok vut not worth 27 dollars. Overall it was a good place but a little too pricey.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Hilton, New York
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Richmond, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The salads and wing appetizers were above average but everything else fell flat. Steak sandwich was boring. Wife's salmon dinner was just ok. Son hates his cheeseburger and daughter wouldn't eat her steak. The presentation on all the plate was pitiful. The atmosphere of the group room felt like a dining hall. Overall disappointment for $100 meal for4

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Greenville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We arrived to a half full restaurant and to wait 20 minutes. While sitting at the bar, the bartender had a terrible attitude and wasn't friendly at all. The waiter was slow and didn't keep the beverages filled and wasn't organized at all. The kicker was the food was great!

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

Making our guests feel welcome and well cared for is our highest priority and I am very sorry that you did not experience the level attention that our guests have come to expect. I'm so happy to hear you enjoyed the food! Thank you for your feedback. We look forward to serving you again very soon. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We really like the dinner salad and roll to start with. The rest of the meal was really good but again, I liked the salad a lot. Beers were cold and the fish and chips were good too. We will go back.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the salad so much we went back twice during our weeks visit to the area. The have a great menu that covers just about all taste from seafood to steaks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The San Francisco shrimp dish was outstanding. Servicer was very friendly. I wish I could remember her name. Will be back.

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Hilton, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Made a reservation for 10 and got right in at the time we made it for. Waitress was very good and quick to our needs. The wings and nachos for apps were very good. I got the strip steak for dinner. It was ok vut not worth 27 dollars. Overall it was a good place but a little too pricey.

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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Had the chicken chipotle wrap, sauce is spicy, fries are huge! Great atmosphere. Would recommend it, not crowded at lunch time which was nice to get in and out.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The food here is very good and the service is efficient and very friendly. It is certainly one of the better places to eat on the beach. This time, I got a shrimp and pasta dish that was very good, though the pasta itself could have used some salt. My only gripe is that prices seem a bit too high.... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My hubby and I come here every year we visit Myrtle Beach and it never disappoints! The house salad and honey croissants are amazing! The prime rib and baby back ribs are also very good! Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The food here was great and the service was as well. We had a very large group and they were very accommodating to us. Everyone was very happy with the food and service not just me. Will go back again next time in town.

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Additional Information about California Dreaming

Address: 10429 North Kings Highway, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
Phone Number: 843.663.2050
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  North Myrtle Beach
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
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10429 North Kings Highway, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  North Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: 843.663.2050

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

Description

Voted “Best Traditional American Restaurant” by WMBF News and “Best of the Beach” by The Sun News. California Dreaming serves up huge portions of fresh, made from scratch fare such as award winning salads, slow-cooked prime rib and “fall-off-the-bone” baby back ribs. Offering private dining options with no room fees and no minimum purchase; spacious patio; large party carry-out and catering/delivery; and late night bar bites. Located 1/4 mile south of Barefoot Landing.
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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