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California Pizza Kitchen

2223 N West Shore Blvd, Ste 189, Tampa, FL 33607-7221
813-353-8155
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Ranked #332 of 1,963 restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Pizza, Californian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Most recent review
- Jun 24, 2014
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
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English first
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We arrived late (nearing 9pm) on a Friday night to find the restaurant in the middle of a full on remodeling project. As it was already late and I had wanted to eat here, we decided to stay. We were seated within minutes and had a very pleasant server. Drinks and bread were brought out quickly. We started with a... More

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Palm Bay, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Pepperoni pizza, artichoke and spinach pizza, and asparagus pasta were all good. The pasta had no salt in it, so I had to add some. Waitress was very nice. Only had a 5 minute wait at 6pm on a Saturday night.

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Sarasota
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Normally, I look forward to a visit to the International Plaza not for the Apple store, not for Nordstrom's but to have a shrimp & chicken lettuce wrap at the California Pizza Kitchen. Today, I was shocked to find the place open and in the middle of a major renovation. No flooring, no drop celling tiles, sheetrock with exposed tape... More

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tampa
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99 reviews 99 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I have had so many GF pizzas and this by far is the worst I have ever had!! Actually, a hot and ready from Little Ceasars would have more flavor than what they served us! We ordered a pepperoni and sausage pizza which arrived cold with absolutely NO SAUCE on it. The crust of the pizza was rubbery and tasted... More

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Temple Terrace, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We had lunch at the International Plaza location. The hostess was friendly. Our server was Olivia and she was great. I was impressed with the menu selection. It seems as there is something for everyone. Gluten free, low calories, big meals and little plates. Mexican, Asian and Italian. We had small plates. My husband had the Dakota Smashed Pea &... More

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We ordered our usual favorites but were very disappointed. The salads were the same, but the pizzas were very burnt. The waitress waited at least 20 minutes to check on us. When we called it to her attention that they were burnt, she said it was normal for the wheat crust to burn in the wood ovens. When we responded... More

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Williamstown, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We had a great lunch there. The kids' grilled chicken was the best $5 kid meal I've ever seen, finished with the huge $1 child sundaes. The grown-ups left happy with their food, but thrilled with the overall experience

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Tampa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Wife and I like the variety of pie choices CPK has. We prefer a good crisp on the crust so we ask for the pizza to be cooked well done. They always prepare it to our satisfaction. Their pasta dishes are very good as well and the complimentary bread is yummy.

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Top Contributor
175 reviews 175 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Excellent service (Steph) was so helpful......I am not the easiest to serve due to my dietary requirements being vegetarian and requiring gluten free....but no problem here.....separate menus on request.........staff happy to mix and match food to your requirements.....very enjoyable and very tasty food.....the desserts are to die for.......would highly recommend a visit to this restaurant nice not to have to... More

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Kuala Lumpur
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342 reviews 342 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
305 helpful votes 305 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

From the very helpful young lady who waited on our table to the really good food and wine this was an all round very enjoyable experience. Food was fresh, hot and served quickly after ordering. The server discussed several food options and presented the gluten free menu to my wife who is veggie. Nothing was too much trouble and the... More

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