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“California Dreaming..good food good prices.”

California Dreaming Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #111 of 936 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $25
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Voted “Best Waterfront Dining” and "Best Salad" 10 years running, by Charleston City Paper and “Best French Fries” by West Ashley Patch; here you’ll enjoy “fall-off-the-bone” baby back ribs, giant chicken dishes, award winning salads and slow-cooked prime rib. The energy-packed atmosphere is complete with an expansive, wrap-around patio and bar overlooking the Ashley River. The restaurant also features late night bar bites; large party carry-out and catering, and accessibility for groups. Adjacent to Ripley Light Marina on the Ashley River.
Reviewed March 22, 2014

We met up with a friend from high school in Charleston.There was 7 of us for dinner on Friday night.we pulled thee was two buses unloading when we arrived. Oh no I thought, well we were seated quickly. The menu was simple and easy. The service was good, the food was very good and prices are good. The portions are exceptional and leftovers are common. I had BBQ pulled pork sandwich was very tasty. The dinner salad (not side) was huge served with a assortment of dressing. Hot Bacon was awesome. Prime Rib sandwich would make a Philly Cheesesteak look small, the snadwich is served with french fries and Au Jus dip. The shrimp po boy was also excellent. The dolphins in the river were a great sight to enjoy with dinner.

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Reviewed March 21, 2014

The building is beautiful. The view is amazing. The food was wonderful. I ordered the 10 oz prime rib. It was cooked perfectly. But the star of dinner for me was the Salad and hot baked croissants. The house salad is one of the best I have ever had and the croissants melt in your mouth.

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Reviewed March 13, 2014

Love coming here... food is always amazing, server is always very friendly and very close to great hotel and downtown.

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Reviewed March 12, 2014

Was recommended to us by the Residence Inn staff a block-two away. Food and service was good. Being on the water, the view of Charleston was excellent as well! Would dine there, again!

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1  Thank Patrick L
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Reviewed March 12, 2014

California Dreaming has some of the cheapest well drinks in Charleston. The food is good, there is plenty of free parking and the view of the Ashley River is the best. What more can you ask for? Want to know where locals hang out? California Dreaming - Southern charm on the Ashley.

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