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California Pizza Kitchen

Pizza, Pasta
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4200 Fairfax Corner West Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 222-8097
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Creative Quality Pizza

Busy restaurant in a busy area, but once you get a table, has a great lively atmosphere, good pizza, and cold draft brews.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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Fairfax, Virginia
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Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Busy restaurant in a busy area, but once you get a table, has a great lively atmosphere, good pizza, and cold draft brews.

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My favorite salad from anywhere! I love it plain or with added salmon. A half size portion is plenty big enough for one adult.

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Chantilly, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Service and Atmosphere are satisfactory. Fried macaroni and cheese balls were just okay. Very small for the price and would not order again. Spicy quesadilla appetizer was tasty a good value. Would order again. Pear and gorgonzola pizza was terrific. Jamaican jerk chicken pizza was spicy but pretty popular at the table. Hawaiian BBQ Chicken pizza is my all time... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Multiple pizza choices, good staff, had to wait for a table but that was okay. Large slices so took rest home would go again.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

If you can look past the underpaid, underage, immature staff that operate this place and simply rate the food it still doesn't deserve more than 2 stars. One for serving food that isn't poisonous and the other for being able do prepare the food in a timely manner. I hadn't been to one of those places in many years and... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The tortilla spring rolls were good but the size was small. BBQ Chicken pizza was very good. My favorite was tostada chicken pizza. It had all the elements of Mexican taste with crunchy tostada ribbons. Spicy Chipotle pizza was also very good with right amount of spicy sauce. The tiramisu was out of this world. But the server said that... More 

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Reston, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I go here when I visit the movie theater across the street because the service and food are always good. The Pizza is good but I go for the salads which I prefer.

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Centreville, Virginia
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The menu here is awesome. Anything from different kinds of pizza and salads to unique dishes such as chile relleno. They offer light bites in addition to the heavy fare. Kids and adults in the family all enjoy it here.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Wow, has this place has gone dramatically downhill. The food is average, the pea soup is terribly bland. The waiter was borderline incompetent and unfriendly skip this place altogether. And it is very overpriced.

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Virginia
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200 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My grandson and I decided to get lunch before heading into the theater and thought we couldn't go wrong with pizza. The kid's menu was easy enough to decipher for my grandson, but I had multiple places to look for lunch options. The menus were at the table, which I don't think is how CPK usually does it elsewhere. There... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4200 Fairfax Corner West Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22030
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: (703) 222-8097

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, Pasta
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?