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California Pizza Kitchen

73080 El Paseo Ste 8, Palm Desert, CA 92260
760 776 5036
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Ranked #52 of 240 Restaurants in Palm Desert
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Pizza, Californian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
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Calgary
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We did take out. Pizza arrived on time as promised. It was hot, fresh and delicious. California Pizza is like comfort food. :-)

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Edmonton, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Ate here first night of our trip to the Palm Springs area. Real treat to eat dinner on outdoor patio after arriving from cold, snowy Alberta. Pizza and salad were very good and served promptly though waiting a few extra minutes wouldn't have been a problem as we were enjoying the shirt sleeve weather and interesting El Paseo neighborhood.

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Portland, Oregon
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

We were disappointed to find that not only was the California Pizza Kitchen on Palm Canyon in Palm Springs gone, but the entire block had been razed in favor of a new hotel. A search through Trip Advisor led us to the CPK on El Paseo in Palm Desert. Not only was the food excellent, as usual, but this restaurant... More 

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Palm Desert, CA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Veterans Day Nov.11, 2014: California Pizza Kitchen honored us veterans with a free meal! What a surprise. Following activities of the day (parade), my wife and I walked into the restaurant and I was wearing my US Air Force cap. We picked up the regular menu to order and the waitress said, "NOT TODAY. YOUR MEAL IS FREE". I asked... More 

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La Quinta, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This CPK is very good, as they all are, consistant and good value, we love the salads and the pizza, cant go wrong with eating here

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Palm Desert, California
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The remodeled CPK in Palm Desert maintains its reputation for service. Wait staff are on their toes, fast, courteous but do not hover. The remodel now includes a bar which opens to allow in the dry desert air from El Paseo. Nice seating arrangements ... quick and easy access for a fast meal. However, they miss with their bar food... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We came here because of reviews but really didn't know what to expect. What a great place. Food was incredible and service was amazing. Taylor was our server and made our experience over the top. We decided to try the pumpkin cheesecake and we were not dissapointed. Wow! I thought I had died and gone to heaven. My husband and... More 

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Vancouver B
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Hubs and I ate here twice while on vacation in Palm Desert. From the moment we walked in to the toile we left service was nothing short of excellent. Food and beverages consistently good whenever we eat at CPK.

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Astoria oregon
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945 reviews 945 reviews
580 restaurant reviews
402 helpful votes 402 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We ordered the personal pizzas and the soups as the lunch special. Excellent. The bread and olive oil were so good made the wait so easy. Our waitress never let our drinks go down. Hot desert days our cold drinks were so refreshing. We are very pleased. Return? Yes. Recommend? Absolutely.

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New York City, New York
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667 reviews 667 reviews
329 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We visited Palm Springs, Palm Desert and Indian Wells in August. Needless to stay it was excruciatingly hot. The restaurant is on the Main Street which is a big destination in the winter. In the summer there is not much going on and limited choice as far as food goes. The food and service was ok. This is surely a... More 

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Additional Information about California Pizza Kitchen

Address: 73080 El Paseo Ste 8, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Phone Number: 760 776 5036
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Pizza, Californian

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