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California Pizza Kitchen

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73080 El Paseo Ste 8, Palm Desert, CA 92260
760 776 5036
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Food, But Loud Restaurant

California Pizza Kitchen notoriously has great food especially for a chain restaurant. I wanted to eat light today, so I ordered the Sesame Ginger Chicken Dumplings and the Sedona Tortilla Soup. These dumplings were out of this world. The dough was so tender, you thought you were eating a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
cliffwalters
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Redlands, California
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  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

food, atmosphere and location are good. i just felt the prices were a little high. and the waiter was professional but was just a little too...err...well...not my persuasion

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Palm Desert, California
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Girlfriend and I went in for lunch, the waitress works at the local Macy's too and remembered helping find a dress for a wedding. She was so sweet. We had the lunch special, the salad and pizza were wonderful. The drinks refilled promptly and she noticed the birthday gift and brought over a little sundae after the dishes had been... More 

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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Same CPK quality but with a full bar. We enjoyed pizzas, spaghetti and a bunch of booze. Fast service, consistent quality and nice open ambience.

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Redlands, California
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58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

California Pizza Kitchen notoriously has great food especially for a chain restaurant. I wanted to eat light today, so I ordered the Sesame Ginger Chicken Dumplings and the Sedona Tortilla Soup. These dumplings were out of this world. The dough was so tender, you thought you were eating a slightly fried egg white. The taste with the scallions, ginger, and... More 

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Tehran, Iran
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

There where nobody at the front desk so we waited 5 minutes.Ceaser salad was not fersh. It was made with bad quality lettuce. Pizza served cold and waiter did not serve bread and olive oil like other california pizza kitchen

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Gig Harbor, WA
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful light dinner there. Our server was very attentive and the food was definite above par. Pizza crust was great and the Caesar Salad was prefect. Enjoyed the evening.

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Palm Desert,CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Great Menu with several exotic pizzas. Great Signature cocktails and Great service. Large windows makes it feel open and airy. Great location.

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Indian Wells, California
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Stopped by for lunch. The location on El Paseo is perfect for people watching and cruising Rolls and Bentleys! Nice patio seating available. Right away we were served crusty French bread with delicious EVOO, Our server Nicole was friendly and super efficient; her timing was perfect between salad and pizza. The Cobb salad had fresh tender chicken and tasty Neuske... More 

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Camrose, Canada
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Told there would be an hour wait. 40 minutes later we were seated at a table that was MT when we arrived. Food took forever and not that great. Disappointed.

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New York City, New York, USA
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This is without a doubt one of the finest CPKs I've visited. It's large, spaciaous, friendly, and as always, the food is delightful, never tasting anything but fresh and perfectly prepared. While I think very highly of he CPK restaurant chain, this is a flagship store for me, with unique design elements, extraordinarily well trained staff, and fast, efficient, friendly... 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  >  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: American, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 73080 El Paseo Ste 8, Palm Desert, CA 92260
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: 760 776 5036

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children
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

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?