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Charleston, SC

California Dreaming has been serving the Charleston community since 1987. The large, open setting boasts floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Ashley River, providing a perfect backdrop for a lively birthday to romantic dinner. The panoramic views can also be enjoyed on the wrap-around deck with bar, that is easily accessible by boat with a complimentary slip; additionally the restaurant features online ordering with curbside pickup. Awarded Best Waterfront Dining and Best Salad - City Paper, 2004-2020.

To maintain social distancing, we cannot accomodate parties greater than 6.

1 Ashley Point Dr
Charleston, SC 29407

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Dinner Menu
  • Dinner Menu

    • Starters

      • Crab Dip 14.95

        Lump crab, 4 cheeses, old bay pretzels.

      • Pimento Cheese 9.95

        House-made crackers, pickles, peach jalapeno jam.

      • Seafood Nachos 14.95

        Spicy shrimp, salmon, red onions, house-made chips, cheese sauce and lobster cream sauce with dill

      • Steamed Peel & Eat Shrimp

        Old Bay boil, served with cocktail sauce. GF

        1/2 Lb.9.95
        1 Lb.16.95
      • Nashville Hot Chicken Wings 12.95

        Marinated in hot pepper sauce, fried crispy, with bleu cheese dip

      • She Crab Soup 8.95

        A rich and creamy Charleston classic

      • Croissants (5) 6.95

        Topped with honey-butter

    • Salads

      • California Dreaming 12.95

        Mixed greens, ham and turkey, cheddar and monterey jack cheeses, egg, tomatoes, almonds topped with warm ham and bacon, house dressing

      • Caesar 12.95

        Broiled chicken, crisp romaine with grated romano cheese and croutons

      • Roasted Salmon or Chicken 14.95

        Mixed greens, bacon, egg, avocado, tomatoes, balsamic vinaigrette

      • Soup + House Salad 12.95

        She crab soup | Mixed greens, chopped eggs, tomatoes, toasted almonds, ham and bacon

    • Steaks & Ribs

      Aged USDA Choice | Served with a house or caesar salad and side item. Add broiled or fried shrimp to any steak +$6.95

      • Marinated Sirloin* 21.95

        10oz. sirloin steak marinated in fruit juices, garlic, soy sauce and spices. GF

      • New York Strip* 33.95

        14oz. topped with garlic butter. GF

      • Filet Mignon* 36.95

        8oz. barrel cut. GF

      • Ribeye* 32.95

        14oz. hand cut with cajun butter. GF

      • Cowboy 42.95

        22oz. bone-in ribeye. GF

      • Baby Back Ribs

        Danish full-flavored ribs, grilled with a charred exterior, basted with BBQ sauce, with side item. GF

        One Rack19.95
        Two Racks25.95
    • Entrees

      Add a house or caesar salad +$3.95

      • Miso Sea Bass 29.95

        Miso glazed, sweet soy, served with mashed potatoes and seasonal veggie.

      • Roasted Salmon 24.95

        Encrusted with rosemary and thyme, served with mashed potatoes and seasonal veggie.

      • Blackened Chicken Pasta 16.95

        Alfredo, scallions, tomatoes, with romano cheese

      • Roasted Chicken 17.95

        Half chicken, served with mashed potatoes and seasonal veggie.

      • N'Awlins Chicken 18.95

        12oz. double breast, shrimp, bayou sauce, mild queso, with side item

      • Chicken Tenders Platter 16.95

        Fried chicken tenderloins, served with house-made honey BBQ sauce and french fries.

    • Low Country Favorites

      • Fried Seafood Platter 25.95

        Large shrimp, oysters and flounder, served with french fries and cole slaw

      • Fried Shrimp 20.95

        Served with french fries and cole slaw

      • Shrimp + Grits 18.95

        Jumbo shrimp, andouille sausage, Adluh Mills grits

      • Charleston Seafood Pasta 19.95

        Sautéed shrimp, clams, garlic cream, white wine, romano

      • Whole Fried Fish of the Day

        Served crispy with mashed potatoes and seasonal veggie.

        A.Q. 
    • Sandwiches & Burgers

      Served with french fries

      • Shrimp Tacos 11.95

        Jicama slaw, pickled red onions, chipotle aioli, cilantro, queso fresco

      • Club Sandwich 11.95

        Thinly sliced turkey, ham, bacon, cheddar and monterey jack cheeses, arugula, tomato and mayo on brioche.

      • Chicken Sandwich 11.95

        Broiled, topped with jack cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato and honey mustard

      • New Orleans Po' Boy 14.95

        Fried Shrimp or Oysters with lettuce, tomato and tartar sauce on french bread

      • American Burger* 11.95

        Lettuce, tomato, red onions, pickles and dijonnaise

      • Veggie Burger 12.95

        Beyond Burger, ® sweet soy, Duke's® mayo, monterey jack cheese, lettuce, pickle, tomato and red onions

    • Sides

      $3.95

      • French Fries

      • Seasonal Veggie

      • Mashed Potatoes

      • Creamy Cole Slaw

      • Baked Potato

    • Desserts

      $7.95

      • Chocolate Brownie

      • Apple Walnut Cobbler

      • Croissant Bread Pudding

      • Cheesecake

  • Patio Menu

    • Starters

      • Steamed Peel & Eat Shrimp

        Seasoned and served with cocktail sauce

        1/2 Lb9.95
        1 Lb16.95
      • Tijuana Chicken Wings 11.95

        Marinated in hot pepper sauce, fried crispy, with bleu cheese dip

      • Chicken Strips Platter 16.95

        Fried chicken tenderloins, served with house-made strip sauce and french fries

      • Fried Shrimp 19.95

        Served with french fries

      • American Burger* 10.95

        Lettuce, tomato, red onions, pickles and Duke's mayo

      • Chilled Red Crab Claws

        Served with mustard sauce

        1/2 lb.10.95
        1 lb.17.95
    • Wine & Cocktails

      • Boozy Tea, Owl's Brew 5.95

        Darjeeling Tea, Strawberry, Hibiscus

      • Chardonnay, Meomi 9.95

      • Riesling, Kung Fu Girl 6.95

      • Pinot Gris, Wairau 6.95

      • Pinot Noir, Elouan 7.95

      • Red Blend, Murphy-Goode 8.95

      • Rosé, Saved Magic Maker, Kendall-Jackson 9.95

      • Hard Seltzer 5.95

        Truly (Lime), Bud Light, White Claw

      • Wine Spritzer 5.95

        Main & Vine, Pink Grapefruit

    • Beer

      • On Tap

        • Blue Moon 5.95

        • Coors Light 4.95

        • Founders 5.95

        • Ghost Monkey 5.95

        • Holy City 5.95

        • Indigo Reef 5.95

        • Pawleys Island 5.95

        • Tradesman 5.95

      • Craft / Local

        • Coast 5.95

          Hopart IPA

        • Freehouse 5.95

          Folly's Pride Blonde

        • Island Coastal Lager 5.95

        • Tradesman Bricklayer's Red Ale 4.95

      • Bottles & Cans

        • Angry Orchard 4.95

        • Bud Light 3.95

        • Budweiser 3.95

        • Corona Light 4.95

        • Duck-Rabbit Milk Stout 5.95

        • Michelob Ultra 3.95

        • Miller High Life 2.95

          7oz.

        • Miller Lite 3.95

        • Pabst Blue Ribbon 3.95

          16oz.

        • Yuengling 4.95

        • Truly 5.95

      • Frozen

        $7.95

        • Frose 7.95

        • Daiquiri 7.95

      • Pitchers

        $17.95

        • L.I.T 17.95

        • Margarita 17.95

        • Mojito 17.95

    • Kids Menu

      • Kids Menu

        Served with fries, a beverage and a scoop of ice cream.

        • Chicken Strips 6.50

        • Cheeseburger 6.95

        • Fried Shrimp 6.95

        • Chicken Wings 6.95

        • Grilled Cheese 5.95

        • Fettuccine Alfredo 5.95

          (no side)