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California Dreaming Restaurant & Bar

40 Beacon Dr, Greenville, SC 29615-5032
+1 864-234-9000
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“prime rib” (28 reviews)
“salad” (122 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
40 Beacon Dr, Greenville, SC 29615-5032
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Us girls got in town and had time to kill while waiting on our room. We had lunch here. It was very good and not over priced at all. I had popcorn chicken. Cooked great. Not hard or over cooked. Our waitress was very attentive...More

Thank Diane E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very interesting area with a lot of food options. i don't speak for all but... when I dine... THERE MUST BE WINE. I liked the menu at a couple others on this side of the road but just beer 馃槕. The meal...More

Thank Emery Lee D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever I am near California Dreaming I treat myself to my favorite meal. It starts with a delicious frozen strawberry daiquiri which my server let me relaxe and enjoy before placing my order. The smaller serving of prime rib, cooked a perfect medium rare, with...More

Thank Kitty W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to town and decided to try California Dreamin part of the chain that includes New York Prime. The place looks cool inside and we were seated immediately. Server came over and took our drink order. Then we ordered an appetizer. I wanted a...More

Thank conchyjoe1967
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I go three or four times a year and have always left very satisfied with my food and the staff . My steak is always cooked just right and the salads are wonderful. The staff are very friendly and accommodating.

Thank Dee D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Look To go after church on Sunday and get California dreaming salad . Call ahead seating saves time . Courteous staff.

Thank Jean White G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visit this restaurant all the time. Today the restaurant smelled like the kitchen. They have a kitchen exhaust fan problem that needs to be fixed. We left, and asked the hostess stand to advise the manager. I hope they will

1  Thank TPJS
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Went to our favorite restaurant for a delayed Mothers' Day on May 19. Since we are 1.5 hrs away, don't get there often enough....have been going since 1986. Food was perfect as always; always must have the filet for special occasions but it's pricey. Daniel...More

Thank Earle D
Reviewed 24 May 2018

I went in that restaurant a few weeks ago and ordered a 2 bones pork chop. The meat was completely carbonized, probably cooked under the flame, which is absolutely not good for the health. I don't understand how they can propose carbonized meat to their...More

Thank claudionauta
CentraArchy-Rest, Guest Relations Manager at California Dreaming Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Hi Claudionauta, I'm sorry to hear you were less than pleased with our Pork Chops. They are prepared on a SouthBend broiler, one of the very best infrared broilers on the market. Thank you for providing us feedback.

Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Well here is one restaurant I will never be back to. Usually when you find hair in your food they take 1/2 off or take it off your bill. Nope not this place. My husband pulled a long hair( I have short) out of my...More

1  Thank Amy Y
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21 February 2018|
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Response from Frank B | Reviewed this property |
You can make reservations on their website or by calling.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Beacon Dr, Greenville, SC 29615-5032
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Greenville
  • Phone Number: +1 864-234-9000
California Dreaming serves up giant-sized portions of much-loved American classics like mouthwatering, 鈥渇all-off-the-bone鈥 baby back ribs, slow-cooked Prime Rib and the California Dreaming Salad 鈥 loaded with ham, turkey, cheddar and jack cheeses, eggs, tomatoes, almonds, topped with ham and bacon. The menu specialties are complemented by creative cocktails in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Offering large party carry-out and catering; curbside to go; seasonal patio dining; late night bar bites and accessibility for groups.
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