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“Nice...about what you would expect” 4 of 5 stars
Review of California Dreaming

California Dreaming
2657 Beaver Run Boulevard, Highway 17 Bypass, Surfside Beach, SC 29575
843.215.5255
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Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Enjoy giant-sized fare from the California Dreaming kitchen. Start with Barbecue Chicken Nachos to curb your cravings; then slow-cooked Prime Rib, “fall-off-the-bone” baby back Ribs or giant Seafood Platters - served with Shrimp, Oysters, Flounder and Blue Crab Claws. Voted “Best Traditional American Restaurant” by WMBF News and The Sun News “Best of the Beach”. The restaurant features seasonal patio seating; large party carry-out and catering/delivery; Monday night trivia; and late night bar bites.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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73 reviews 73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Nice...about what you would expect”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Large portions of succulent BBQ and slaw! Enough for two or one VERY hungy person. Loved the food and the down-home atmosphere. Went for lucnh...haven't tried dinners there yet.

Visited July 2012
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Akron, Ohio
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“Good Food, Perfect Service.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

We've been frequenting the MB area for years, but never tried this restaurant. I'm glad we did. The food was good for the price, and the service was flawless. The early menu included a choice of several entrees and beverage for only $11.95. I challenge anybody to find better food for this price. The early menu offers several chicken dishes, several seafood dishes, and even had prime rib. In addition to the choice of usual sides like baked potato, fries, or veggies, they also had some uncommon sides like fettucini and creamed spinach. The full menu was extensive and had some entree salads that looked very good. The atmosphere was o.k., it was exactly like the interior of the Carolina Roadhouse (which we stopped patronizing after multiple experiences with rude service). We'll go back to California Dreaming.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Trifecta”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012 via mobile

Good food, good service, great value, love the earlybird menu, atmosphere was nice, the landscaping could be better to cover the view of the back of walmart

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Exton, Pennsylvania, USA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Good lunch spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Had a good experience. Waitress was good. Shrimp wrap had a great taste. Perfect size for lunch. Very fresh salad.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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New York City, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Early bird”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

Go for the early bird menu. I believe you have to specifically ask for this menu or they will give you the dinner menu. On this menu, the food is very reasonably priced, and very good. I suggest the prime rib. It is chain food, but good chain food.

Visited July 2012
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