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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 - 9:00 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

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Visitor rating
  • 13
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    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
Another one close to excellent

Again, it is nice to go to a restaurant when it is empty, but the service follow the emptiness. It is a chain, so you know what you get when you go there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2014
ozzieka5
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Fairfax County, Virginia
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Centreville, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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289 reviews 289 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 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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240 reviews 240 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
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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Fairfax County, Virginia
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Again, it is nice to go to a restaurant when it is empty, but the service follow the emptiness. It is a chain, so you know what you get when you go there.

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90 reviews 90 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I hadn't been to this restaurant in over a year and I was impressed with a few improvements they have made. First, they use to have white sliced sandwich bread un-toasted with cold butter as the appetizer. Now they have sourdough toasted bread with olive oil and herbs. Simple but great change. The bacon in the California Cobb is thicker... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We shared a white pizza with spinach, bacon and cheese and had salads as well. Good food, great service, bright airy restaurant. And it was just across the street from the theatre where we were going next.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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96 reviews 96 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Love this place....has wonderful salads with lots of choices....and there are half salads available! The appetizers are really good too...very different than most restaurants.....the lettuce wraps rock!

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Fairfax, Virginia
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198 reviews 198 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Everything I ordered they didn't have. The waiter was never anywhere to be found and I had to keep flagging another one down to refill our drinks. The food when it did finally come out was just okay. The place was not even very full so the service should not have taken so long to get to our table. I... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

CPK is a family oriented restaurant that has a very wide and eclectic menu that has something for most everyone. As one might expect their pizza is very good and the large size is enough to feed two to four depending on how hungry everyone is. Their salads and sandwiches, including fish and pork tacos, are also solid choices. One... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Great pizza and enjoyable place to gather with friends for a casual lunch or dinner out. The pizza was very good, the wait staff is attentive and coupons are accepted across all times.

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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?