California Dreaming Menu & Prices

Find California Dreaming Menu Prices & Most Popular Food Items

You have come to the right place for the full California Dreaming® menu with prices. You will find classic American favorites cooked to exacting chef standards in an upscale casual atmosphere at California Dreaming restaurants.

California Dreaming is a fantastic choice for a date, business meeting, or dining with friends. The menu features American food prepared with high quality ingredients and chef inspired techniques. The food is made from scratch and the ambiance is classy but welcoming.

Below you will find the complete menu with prices along with some of our favorite picks.

Prices may vary by location. Consult your location's menu & your server for exact pricing.


Onion Ring Loaf$7.95
Peel & Eat Shrimp9$8.95
Chicken Strips$8.95
Baked Potato Soup$4.95
She Crab Soup$5.95
Southwest Chicken Quesadilla$8.95
Tijuana Chicken Wings$9.95
Fried Crab Claws$11.95
Basket of Croissants5$5.95
Bowl of Chili$6.50

Famous Nachos

Creamed Spinach$8.95
Barbecue Chicken$10.95

Entrée Salads

Served with Homemade Dressing and a Freshly Baked Honey-Butter Croissant. Dressing Choices: Bleu Cheese, Thousand Island, Almost No-fat Balsamic Vinaigrette, Ranch, House (Hot Bacon & Honey Mustard)
California Dreaming Salad$10.95
Broiled Breast of Chicken Salad$12.95
Broiled Salmon Salad$12.95
Steak Salad$15.95
Caesar Salad$12.95 - $13.95
Hot Vegetable Salad$9.95
Our Special House Salad$5.95
Special House Salad & Baked Potato Soup$1.00 - $10.95


Served with French Fries
Chicken Sandwich$9.95
Shrimp B.L.T. Wrap$10.95
Chicken Chipotle Wrap$9.95
New Orleans Po' Boy$12.95
Club Sandwich$9.95
BBQ Pork Sandwich$11.95
American Burger*$9.95
Barbecue Bacon Cheeseburger*$10.95
Turkey Burger$9.95
Sliced Prime Rib Sandwich$14.95
Steak Sandwich*$14.95


Served with Special House Salad
Fried Flounder$18.95
Oven Roasted Salmon$21.95
Fried Shrimp Platter$19.95
Fried Seafood Platter$23.95
Featured Fish of the Day$24.95

Steak & Ribs

Served with special house salad and your choice of side item. Add six fried shrimp + $3.95.
Marinated Sirloin*10 oz$19.95
Ribeye*12 oz$23.95
New York Strip*14 oz$26.95
Filet Mignon*8 oz$29.95
Baby Back Ribs$25.95
House Special Prime Rib$27.95


Add our Special House Salad$3.95
Chicken Palermo$14.95
Four Cheese Ravioli$13.95
Chicken Sausage Pomodoro$14.95
Shrimp San Francisco$16.95
Blackened Chicken Pasta$14.98


Add our Special House Salad$3.95
Knob Hill Chicken$14.95
Chicken Parmesan$15.95
Barbecue Chicken12 oz$13.95
Chicken Strips Platter$15.95


Creamed Spinach
Linguine Alfredo or Marinara
Redskin Mashed Potatoes
French Fries
Baked PotatoAfter 4 PM

Popular Menu Items

The menu at California Dreaming offers something for everyone from picky eaters to those that will appreciate more sophisticated dishes. An extensive entrée salad menu is great for those looking for lighter fare. Homemade from scratch dressings make every bite a special treat.

Steaks, seafood and chicken entrees will satisfy heartier appetites. If you are joining some friends, check out the large appetizers and Nacho selections as they are both great options for sharing. Regardless of what you choose to have, you can count on a delicious meal at California Dreaming.

Here are some of our favorites from the menu:

Onion Ring Loaf

Here is a fun appetizer to try on the California Dreaming Menu. These onions are breaded by hand and formed into a loose loaf before being fried to a crisp golden brown and served with a zesty dipping sauce. $7.95.

Basket of Croissants

This is probably the most famous side at California Dreaming and definitely not one to miss. These tender and flaky croissants are baked on the premises and served warm with a honey butter glaze. So good you will think you are in Paris! $5.95.

California Dreaming Salad

Salad lovers will rejoice over this hearty chopped salad packed with flavor. Ham, turkey, cheddar cheese, eggs and tomatoes are chopped up and served atop fresh mixed greens. This salad is then finished with toasted almonds for crunch and warm Hormel ham and bacon for a smoky and savory kicker. Have it with the house made Hot Bacon & Honey dressing for $10.95.


The steaks at California Dreaming are all made with USDA Choice beef which has been aged for the ultimate in flavor and tenderness. The Ribeye cut is 12 oz. of fat marbled goodness for the best steak on the menu. Have it with a salad and a side of your choice (we recommend the Redskin Mashed Potatoes) for $23.95. If you want to go full tilt, add a side of fried shrimp for $3.95.

Shrimp San Francisco

This filling dish starts with large shrimp pan fried with mushrooms and garlic and finished with a wine and butter sauce. Served over linguini and topped with grated Romano cheese for $16.95. Add a delicious house salad to your meal for $3.95.

California Dreaming’s History

The first California Dreaming restaurant was opened in 1984 was opened in Columbia, South Carolina. It became the flagship of CentraArchy Restaurants, which has grown to 19 restaurants located in the Southeastern United States.

CentraArchy Restaurants owns 9 locations of California Dreaming located in Alabama, South Carolina and Georgia. Other restaurants in the CentraArchy family include New York Prime, Carolina Roadhouse, Burro Loco, Gulfstream Café, Joey D’s Oak Room, Chophouse ’47, Chophouse New Orleans, and The Tavern at Phipps.