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California Dreaming

745 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144
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Ranked #11 of 248 Restaurants in Kennesaw
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Voted “Business of the Year” 2011 by Kennesaw Business Association, California Dreaming is committed to extending hospitality beyond the restaurant and into the Kennesaw community. Dine on giant-sized fare like “fall-off-the-bone” baby back ribs, slow-cooked Prime Rib and the California Dreaming Salad – loaded with ham, turkey, cheddar and jack cheeses, eggs, tomatoes, almonds, topped with ham and bacon. Featuring large party carry-out and catering; covered patio dining with TV’s; and late night bar bites.
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I'll start off by saying the ambiance was nice....low lighting and lots of booths. Our waiter was friendly. We went on a Wednesday night and the drink specials were $3 house wines, $3 house margaritas & $2 draft beers which included sweet water 420 & blue moon (great deal). The croissants were delicious! I ordered a salad and it was... More 

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

Hi, I'm sorry to hear you wouldn't return. Our menu is unlike the establishments you mentioned, everything is fresh, made from scratch daily, never frozen. Thank you. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Greg and the staff provide a phenomenal meal and atmosphere. Most importantly, they invest themselves into the community making a difference for so many.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A bit noisy but the food is great. No surprises. Order the prime Rib. Other dishes are excellent too.

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My boyfriend and I love Joey D's in Dunwoody but didn't want to drive from Kennesaw one night. We literally just happened to go here instead and found out that it's among a group of restaurants including Joey D's and we couldn't have been happier. They cook their steaks perfectly and have amazing food. I had the cobb salad and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Had dinner in this place once during my five week stay in the area. Although the staff are friendly, the food was ok but it is overpriced for what you get.

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Dunedin, Florida
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35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

There were 6 of us for lunch. I had a shrimp Po Boy and others had miscellaneous lunch items. Server was excellent and tended to us like we were his only customers. Food for lunch was excellent. Kind of a Pub Grub place but was worth going here. So worth it that the 2 of us went back to dinner.... More 

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We think their BBQ Ribs are some of the best we have eaten. The salad that comes with the meals is delicious too! My husband and I ordered the double rack and shared. We thought they might not let us do that but they did and the value is the best on the menu. They even split the potato for... More 

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Crawfordville, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We always try to find non chain (or chains we haven't been to before) when we travel. Never heard of California Dreaming before but the menu on line looked interesting. Boy were we surprised. The Spinach nachos were awesome and could have been our meal. I ordered the She-crab soup and house salad. The soup was excellent, I could have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I visited California Dreaming in Kennesaw with a friend. We were greeted with a smile and promptly seated. We had the salmon and the seafood nachos and both were exceptional. The Hershey brownie is a must try for dessert. The managing partner, Greg, visited our table to ensure our service was above and beyond. I would highly recommend California Dreaming... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My family loves to visit California Dreaming in Kennesaw. Greg, the managing partner, is always so kind to us. We also note the staff is a rarity - they, actually, have traditional customer service. My favorite is the potato soup but we have had several items on the menu and they are all great. The sweet tea is very very... More 

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Additional Information about California Dreaming

Address: 745 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone Number: 7704282055
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Kennesaw
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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