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California Dreaming

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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, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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    Very good
  • 45
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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
Good experience

This place was crowded so we thought we'd try it out. Steak and chicken (blackened) had a yummy charbroiled taste....Godiva chocolate martini was delish...pitcher of LIT was slightly tart & not the best ever...kids meals came with ice cream for dessert which was cool! Good place to try if you are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
NurseDarcy
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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269 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Great Falls, Virginia
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This is our favorite place to dine when we are in the area of one of these restaurants. Their food is so good. I particularly love their croissants, she crab soup and their salads. They are to die for! My husband always has to get their stone crab claws which are amazing! We love it every time we visit one... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Every year our golf group makes California Dreaming our first night's dinner. The house salad is the best around and the fresh croissants melt in your mouth. The service was a little slower than normal this time but the waitress was friendly and the food was very good. Well worth the price!

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This place was crowded so we thought we'd try it out. Steak and chicken (blackened) had a yummy charbroiled taste....Godiva chocolate martini was delish...pitcher of LIT was slightly tart & not the best ever...kids meals came with ice cream for dessert which was cool! Good place to try if you are in the area.

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Caseville, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This is one of our favorite restaurants when visiting North Myrtle Beach. We are always warmly greeted and seated right away. We love the house salad!!! It is their signiture salad so flavorful and fresh. The warm delicious honey butter croissants are heavenly! The service is excellent very attentive. My husband had the prime rib very tender great flavor and... More 

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Wilmington, NC
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Stopped for lunch. Great sald selection. We enjoyed an excellent salad. Service was not the best. Restaurant was clean and well designed. We'll probably try it again.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I've been there several times and the service was good. The food was good. My server was helpful and attentive as to what I needed. I don't have any complaints. I would go there again in the future.

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Kanata
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This is one of my most favourite restaurants in Myrtle Beach.The ambiance , service and food are all excellent. My wife and I go there once a week and have never been disappointed. Happy hour in the bar area has very good prices. I have tried many items from the menu but my favourite is the california chicken sandwich.

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Conway, South Carolina
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26 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

After several months of driving past California Dreaming on our way to Barefoot landings and always kept saying that we got to give it a try. We finally did the night before Valentines day and glad we did. Being warmly greeted we were seated immediately to a nice table toward the back of the restaurant. The interior decor was excellent... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

California Dreamin' is one of our favorites. We first went to the one in Charleston, SC which has a great view of the bay. And, while there is no great view here the outside is surrounded by small ponds and a couple of nice water spouts at the entrance. The house salad is to die for and that's why i... More 

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Union Grove, NC
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We really like the salad and house dressing here. The bread is just the bonus to our meal. Jason was our waiter and he was phenomenal! Next time we go to the beach, we will definitely go here again...............and we will ask for JASON! However, as good as he is, I'm sure he will be moving up in that company!

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?