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“Good food, reasonable prices!” 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.
Denver, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Good food, reasonable prices!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

They have an early bird special menu that is a great value and has several excellent selections. The fish dishes are very, very good. They have a bread pudding dessert that is the best I have ever had. They make it out of the sweet croissants they serve with their salads. Well worth the trip!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Awesome Ribs!!!!!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I have had ribs all over the country and these bar none are the "BEST" you will ever have, and don't forget about the wings.

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13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere. Excellent food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Wonderful experience. I usually order the pasta pomadora, really good. Tonight I got the steak salad. Croissant was melt in your mouth good. Blue cheese crumbles complimented the steak.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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48 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Super Salads”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Hubby and I were hungry for a good salad and after reading the reviews we decided to give California Dreaming a try. We actually started with spinach and cream sauce nachos. They were very tasty and the grated Parmesan added to the flavor. We both had the California Dreaming Salads with the house dressing (honey mustard with hot bacon). They were enormous and very fresh and filling. Salads came with a wonderful,warm honey croissant. The salads were a great value for the cost and we would return to have them again without hesitation. Our server was very efficient and could not have been more friendly.

Visited July 2014
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 restaurant reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Very nice place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Went here today July 3, with wife and business some very nice people we meet to talk over some business and had a very good lunch. Service was fast and friendly and all our meals were very good. The restaurant was very clean also. Would stop back anytime I'm in the area.

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