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All 258 North Myrtle Beach Restaurants

California Dreaming

10429 North Kings Highway, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
843.663.2050
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Our group of six went looking for a different dining experience from our regular get together hang out, and decided on California Dreaming in North Myrtle Beach. The menu was a bit limited, and to the plate everyone thought the food was just ok. Service was good, and the prices are on par with most sit down venues in the... More 

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Front Royal, Virginia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

California Dreaming is a popular restaurant in North Myrtle Beach but our recent experience started awkwardly. You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression, and the first impression was confusing. As we entered there were three young ladies at the hostess stand. I said “Good evening – how are you doing today?” – and apparently threw the... More 

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Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My wife and I met two vegetarian friends of ours for lunch at California Dreaming. We were trying to think of a restaurant in the N. Myrtle Beach area that might have menu items they would enjoy. The chef "tailored" salads to their specifications while my wife and I enjoyed traditional fare. The food was very good, the service was... More 

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Statesville, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Our service was good, the food was good. Their prices are high. My son ordered a pasta dish that was $15. The least expensive burger option on the menu is $10. But if you're willing to pay that for your food, you won't be disappointed in the quality.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Visited here on Thanksgiving weekend with family and it was wonderful. Variety of entrees on menu are overwhelming and the signature salad is out of this world. Service was great and you can't go wrong eating here, for lunch or dinner and special occasions!

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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Went for Thanksgiving buffet, there was no buffet... lol. But the had a Thanksgiving platter, my daughter and I shared. EXCELLENT. Will be going back for the regular menu.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Was able to enjoy veterans day because this restaurant went the extra mile. The place was full of people and we all got the best service. The Managing Partner and his assistant Rob made sure that everyone had great food. The restaurant staff can be proud of this day. We thank them.

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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103 reviews 103 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I read a review that said CA Dreaming had great salads; but was blown away! Had the Steak salad with House dressing. Steak tenderloin strips cooked to perfection and so tender they cut with a fork. Very generous with the almonds and other ingredients. The salad normally comes with hot bacon dressing but I asked for the House dressing which... More 

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Whitsett, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

California Dreaming, like other restaurants in this restaurant group, once again exceeded our expectations. The service was outstanding as the waiter allowed my wife to sample the soups of the day to help her make her dinner selection. The house salad and house dressing are a drawing card for us along with the delicious croissants. My meal included the marinated... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The house salad dressing was worth the visit. Beginning with a smiling hostess, a well-trained wait staff, and kitchen staff that made every single meal perfect this was a wonderful find. We liked it so much we returned again during the same trip (something we rarely do). The second meal was a good as the first. This will be a... More 

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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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