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California Dreaming Restaurant & Bar

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745 Chastain Rd NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144-3000
+1 770-428-2055
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Acworth, Georgia, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had stopped dining here because of poor food quality and service, but since Pedro became manager, I go there weekly. He has turned this restaurant into something special. He takes an interest in his employees and customers , which makes for a great dining experience.

Thank Tim T
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We can here as a family get together. We were seated extremely quickly. I ordered the potato soup and the house salad. The potato soup was above average. The house dressing with the salad was excellent. The croissant that came with the salad was good with honey drizzled over it. Only reason it wasn't a 5 star was there was... More 

Thank MKEliving
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a family friendly and cost effective place to eat...try here! The atmosphere is what sold me on this place years ago. It is nice, yet family friendly. It is even nice for a couple. Not a large variety of food, but the croissants and chicken nachos are to die for!!! A must try place, you won't be disappointed!!

Thank Mia J
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday we went to California Dreaming.../ it was not a good experience... wife got there early.. ordered one of their nachos platters... chili looked like it was glued on to chips ... the server commented that was the was it is supposed to look... my brother ordered the turkey burger ... one bite and he said "it bit back"... smell,... More 

Thank James D
CentraArchy-Rest, Guest Relations Manager at California Dreaming Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Hi James, Thank you for taking the time to comment. I am sorry that you were less than pleased with your meal. Our ingredients are prepared fresh in-house daily and we strive to consistently produce high quality meals. I will make the staff aware of your comments and hope that you will give us another chance wow you. More 

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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been here in awhile. Still great food and service. Love this place. Great chops and the prime rib our favorites.

Thank Lcoleman444
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

It was just average all around. We don't go very often. Maybe once or twice a year however I don't think it will be that often after this time.

Thank Melissa S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

This is the second time my wife and I have eaten at this restaurant as we traveled from Ohio to Florida. Now that we've returned from the trip, I thought I'd take a moment to review this great find. We ordered the barbecue chicken nachos for an appetizer and it was a generous enough portion we could have skipped an... More 

Thank Robert W
Smoaks, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

My husband and I enjoyed a meal here in January. Everyone was friendly and the service was great. We mentioned we were in a bit of a hurry and things really happened quickly! Our food was wonderful! We would highly recommend this restaurant! A definite repeat visit is in order!

Thank A7248MDdebbiec
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

In town during MLK weekend. Had lunch there on 1/13/17, so on 1/14/17 ordered late night meal to eat in hotel room. Specifically ordered the chocolate brownie with ice cream. When got back to room saw that the ice cream was not included (charged full price). Called the restaurant and was told that they ran out of ice cream earlier... More 

Thank Norman G
CentraArchy-Rest, Guest Relations Manager at California Dreaming Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know about your experience. I know I would have been equally disappointed to not have been informed in advance about the (lack-of) ice cream. I'm sorry you were not and that you didn't get to enjoy our delicious warm brownie with ice cream! Thank you for your valuable feedback. More 

Macedonia, Ohio, United States
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

One of my favorite restaurants and visiting Atlanta had to make a stop, absolutely love the rib eye - perfectly cooked rare and the salad alone is worth the visit friendly waiter - attentive but not overbearing. The night before thanksgiving it was slow but everything was top notch - can't speak to bar or drinks but food is great... More 

Thank Gail F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 745 Chastain Rd NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144-3000
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Kennesaw
  • Phone Number: +1 770-428-2055
Voted “Business of the Year” 2011 by Kennesaw Business Association, California Dreaming is committed to extending hospitality beyond the restaurant and into the Kennesaw community. Dine on giant-sized fare like “fall-off-the-bone” baby back ribs, slow-cooked Prime Rib and the California Dreaming Salad – loaded with ham, turkey, cheddar and jack cheeses, eggs, tomatoes, almonds, topped with ham and bacon. Featuring large party carry-out and catering; covered patio dining with TV’s; and late night bar bites.

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