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“Love their BBQ Chopped Salad!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of California Pizza Kitchen

California Pizza Kitchen
23181 Village Shops Way # 113, Estero, FL
239-498-7667
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Ranked #5 of 92 Restaurants in Estero
Cuisines: Italian
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Description: Pizza und Pasta in allen Variationen
Naples, FL
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116 reviews 116 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 65 cities Reviews in 65 cities
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
“Love their BBQ Chopped Salad!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We were introduced to CPK by friends. While their pizza is okay, we love their Chicken BBQ Chopped Salad and usually split it between ourselves.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sarasota, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Good food ok service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

We stopped in for lunch and were seated immediately. We ordered a thin pizza and field green salad. The salad was drenched in the salad dressing. The pizza ...delicious! Service was a bit slow but adequate. We would return again but get the salad dressing on the side.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Naples, Florida
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“We ate the whole thing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

This restaurant was very busy for a Tuesday, night. We were seated right away. Our drink and food orders were taken within 5 minutes. The Hawian Pizza with pineapple was so good it disppeared right before my eyes. My wife's Moroccan salad did the same thing. It was just great food. My endless ice tea was kept full without asking. The restaurant area was clean and up to date. There was plenty of parking. We appreciated the smiles with the service. We will be back!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bonita springs
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Clearly a management issue.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

We were seated immediately, not greeted for 7 mins. Tables around us remained dirty the entire length of the visit. Service was very slow for drinks and food. We were attempted delivery of two meals that belonged to other tables. Other newly seated tables also had to wait an inordinately long time for greeting as well. The serves had tables all over the restaurant, running around like lost sheep. The family of four next to us received food but not silver wear until I finally pointed it out to our server. My pizza was on the wrong crust and had the wrong toppings. Our server was very kind, apologized over and over saying she had ordered it correctly. She offered to recook and comp it. She sent the manager out. The manager had to comp food from the table behind us as well. I wonder how they make a profit? Won't be going back.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Naples, Florida
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“About What Is Expected From A Chain -”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Had lunch here recently. The place was busy, but not overwhelmed. I've been to other CPK locations, and had their little pizzas with interesting toppings both times.

This time, we tried salads and were unimpressed. My Caesar with salmon on top looked kind of wilted and tired. They used real shaved parmesan, but the dressing and croutons were from bulk service suppliers. The salmon was individual little cubes that were overcooked on one side. They had some taste, but most every other Caesar with salmon I've ever had was a small salmon filet, grilled, sliced, and placed on top of the salad.

We also had a Waldorf salad, which was good, but not great. It too, looked a bit tired.

Our server was friendly and efficient. This was not a bad experience, but neither was it remarkable. Just average, which is what I guess I've come to expect from chain operations.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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