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“Popular for a Reason”

California Dreaming Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #9 of 54 Restaurants in Spanish Fort
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $25
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Voted “Best All Around Restaurant” at Taste of the Eastern Shore and “Best Place to Eat” by Baldwin County Now. Enjoy giant-sized fare from the California Dreaming kitchen like “fall-off-the-bone” baby back ribs, slow-cooked Prime Rib and the California Dreaming Salad, all prepared fresh daily. The lively setting is complete with an expansive patio overlooking the fountains at Eastern Shore Centre. The restaurant also features happy hour; late night bar bites; live music; large party carry-out, catering and accessibility for groups.
Reviewed July 21, 2014

Nice place for dinner. Wish the menu would change up a little (also be nice if it was larger) but what they do, they do well. Service is usually good although sometimes it gets a little crazy in the summer. This place has a very good bar that is sometimes more crowded than the restaurant section.

Thank Carol P
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Reviewed July 18, 2014

Our family had a wonderful time together sharing a really good meal with service that was 2nd to none. The place was packed but the only waiting we had to do was for a table. Once seated the service was spot on. Never wanted for anything yet we were not interrupted nor ignored. California Dreaming was once a favorite but about a year ago the service was a disappointment so we had stopped going. Obviously there is new management and this place is back on our list of favorites. Well Done California Dreaming we'll see you again soon.

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Thank William C
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Reviewed June 18, 2014

When we were seated immediately at this restaurant we should have taken that as a bad sign. We had driven all day and were just looking for a good meal, good atmosphere and air conditioning. We got everything but a good server. He brought our sweet teas and as we were waiting for our food he was standing near our table texting. Seriously ? I mean you are on your job you are mostly getting tips and yet instead of being attentive to tired hungry hot travelers you are standing to the side texting on your cell. Our food was good but not anything that makes me want to go back there anytime soon.

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1  Thank AliceCAthens
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Reviewed June 6, 2014

Hilary was our server and everything was perfect. The food was great and we liked everything. We would eat here again if we are in the area.

Thank rrieder7
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Reviewed June 5, 2014

We met some friends there for a late dinner and drinks. Had a guy in the corner playing the guitar. Had a good time listening to the music and hanging with our friends.

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Thank Charl S
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