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California Pizza Kitchen

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $25
CUISINES
American, Pizza
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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meals, features

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Menu

SMALL PLATES + CALIFORNIA FLATBREADS
5.79
Mexican Street Corn
Creamy sweet corn removed from the cob and roasted with smoked paprika, Feta and Parmesan. Served with fresh cilantro, lime and housemade ranchito sauce
8.99
Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower
Fresh cauliflower florets buttermilk-battered and fried to a golden brown, then tossed in housemade Sriracha buffalo sauce and topped with a salad of celery, cilantro, scallions and Gorgonzola
6.59
Petite Wedge
Nueske's applewood smoked bacon, chopped egg and Roma tomatoes served with bleu cheese dressing
5.99
Crispy Mac 'N' Cheese
Our classic mac 'n' cheese lightly fried with panko, served on creamy cheese sauce
5.59
White Corn Guacamole + Chips
Diced avocado, sweet corn, black beans, jicama, bell peppers, fresh cilantro & serrano peppers. Served with housemade blue & white corn tortilla chips
6.99
Asparagus + Arugula Salad
Sun-dried tomatoes, toasted almonds and shaved Parmesan served with housemade lemon vinaigrette
8.49
Bianco Flatbread
Whipped truffle cream, Gorgonzola, Mozzarella and fresh sage
8.49
Sonoma Grilled Chicken Flatbread
Marinated red grapes roasted in our hearth oven with grilled chicken, double cream Brie, caramelized onions, Parmesan and fresh wild arugula
8.49
Shaved Mushroom + Spinach Flatbread
Cremini mushrooms, sautéed spinach and California Olive Ranch extra virgin olive oil with Romano and Parmesan
APPETIZERS
12.99
Avocado Club Egg Rolls
Hand-wrapped crispy wonton rolls filled with avocado, chicken, tomato, Monterey Jack and Nueske's applewood smoked bacon. Served with housemade ranchito sauce and herb ranch
10.49
Szechwan Chicken Dumplings
Chinese dumplings topped with fresh cilantro, sesame seeds and scallions. Served with our soy-ginger chili sauce
12.49
Spinach Artichoke Dip
Served hot with housemade blue & white corn tortilla chips
Chicken 11.99
Shrimp 13.59
Chicken & Shrimp 15.69
Lettuce Wraps
Fresh Shiitake mushrooms, water chestnuts and scallions tossed in spicy ginger soy sauce
SOUPS
cup $6.99 | bowl $8.99 | two in a bowl $9.99
Tomato Basil Bisque
Our velvety tomato bisque with a touch of cream, topped with housemade garlic butter croutons. Cup [cal. 270] | bowl [cal. 540]
Dakota Smashed Pea + Barley
A hearty split pea soup with barley, carrots, onions, savory herbs and scallions. Cup [cal. 170] | bowl [cal. 340]
Sedona Tortilla
Vine-ripened tomatoes, tomatillos and corn with mild green chilies, Southwestern spices and crispy corn tortilla strips. Cup [cal. 260] | bowl [cal. 480]
Baked Potato
Purée of potato with Nueske's applewood smoked bacon and scallions. Cup [cal. 290] | bowl [cal. 590]
Two In a Bowl
Two of our signature soups served side by side [cal. 430-560]
POWER BOWLS
Protein-packed with supergrains and layered with fresh veggies. Substitute grilled shrimp or sautéed salmon upon request (additional charge)
16.99
Shanghai Bowl
Seared shrimp with black heirloom rice, baby broccoli, cauliflower, zucchini, carrots and watermelon radish, served warm in our housemade Shanghai sauce
15.99
Banh Mi Bowl
Quinoa, baby kale, fresh cilantro & mint topped with grilled chicken, watermelon radish, fresh avocado, cucumber, carrot, bean sprouts, scallions and sesame seeds. Served with housemade chili-lime vinaigrette and serrano peppers
15.99
Santa Fe Bowl
Cilantro farro and spinach topped with lime chicken, tomatoes, sweet corn, black beans, red cabbage, fresh avocado, poblano peppers and toasted pepitas. Served with housemade poblano ranch
SALADS
Grilled Chicken Breast (Gluten Free) $4.50 [add cal. 260] | Grilled Shrimp (Gluten Free) $5 [add cal. 320] | Sautéed Salmon (Gluten Free) $6 [add cal. 120] | Fresh Avocado (Gluten Free) (Vegetarian) $3 [add cal. 110]
Full 16.99
Half 12.99
The Original BBQ Chicken Chopped Salad
Black beans, sweet corn, jicama, fresh cilantro & basil, crispy corn tortilla strips, Monterey Jack and our housemade herb ranch. Topped with BBQ chicken, tomatoes and scallions. Suggested with fresh avocado
Full 16.79
Half 12.79
Roasted Veggie
Warm artichoke hearts, asparagus, eggplant, red & yellow peppers, corn and sun-dried tomatoes served with cool Romaine, avocado and housemade Dijon balsamic vinaigrette. Suggested with grilled chicken, shrimp or sautéed salmon
Full 12.99
Half 8.99
Classic Caesar
Crisp Romaine with shaved Parmesan and housemade garlic butter croutons. Suggested with grilled chicken, shrimp or sautéed salmon
Full 17.49
Half 13.49
Waldorf Chicken
Grapes, green apples, candied walnuts, crisp celery, baby greens and Gorgonzola served with housemade Dijon balsamic vinaigrette
Full 19.99
Half 15.99
Grilled Steak*
Warm steak (cooked to medium), chopped lettuce & arugula, Nueske's applewood smoked bacon, jicama, red cabbage, charred red onion petals, tomatoes and Gorgonzola served with bleu cheese dressing. Suggested with fresh avocado
Full 16.99
Half 12.99
Thai Crunch
Crisp veggies and fresh cilantro with chicken and the crunch of peanuts, wontons and rice sticks. Served with Thai peanut dressing. Suggested with fresh avocado
Full 17.49
Half 13.49
California Cobb
Nueske's applewood smoked bacon, avocado, chicken, tomatoes, chopped egg, fresh basil and Gorgonzola with housemade herb ranch or bleu cheese dressing. Try it with fresh beets [add cal. 35 full / cal. 20 half]
Full 16.29
Half 12.29
Italian Chopped
Roasted turkey breast, julienned salami, garbanzo beans, tomatoes, Mozzarella and fresh basil served with housemade mustard herb vinaigrette
MAIN PLATES
25.99
Hearth-Roasted Halibut*
Wild-caught North Pacific halibut roasted on a cedar plank with grilled asparagus and creamy farro with butternut squash & baby kale
29.99
Fire-Grilled Ribeye*
12oz USDA choice ribeye grilled with housemade Pinot Noir sea salt and topped with bleu cheese compound butter. Served with roasted fingerling potatoes and lemon-garlic wild arugula salad
21.99
Cedar Plank Salmon*
North Atlantic salmon roasted on a cedar plank in our hearth oven with smoked paprika and lime. Served with white corn & spinach succotash topped with Feta
17.99
Chicken Piccata
Pan-roasted chicken breast with linguini fini, lemon, capers and cream
19.49
Chicken Milanese
Panko-crusted chicken breast served with wild arugula and housemade checca, finished with California Olive Ranch extra virgin olive oil and shaved Parmesan
17.29
Crispy Fish Tacos
Panko-crusted filleted white fish, fresh avocado, shaved cabbage, ranchito sauce and fresh cilantro. Served with flame-roasted salsa and our housemade blue & white corn tortilla chips
20.99
Roasted Garlic Chicken + Seasonal Vegetables
Pan-roasted chicken breast in lemon-garlic sauce with hearth-roasted fingerling potatoes, cauliflower, Mediterranean herbs and seasonal vegetables
ORIGINAL HAND-TOSSED PIZZAS
Calories listed below are per slice. All pizzas are 6 slices. Crispy thin crust for an additional $1.50 [add cal. 0]. Cauliflower Crust for an additional $2.50 [subtract cal. 10]. Ask about our certified gluten-free pizzas
16.49
Nueske's Applewood Smoked Bacon [Add cal. 15] 2.25
Fresh Pineapple [Add cal. 5] 1.25
The Original BBQ Chicken Pizza
Created here in 1985. Our legendary BBQ sauce, smoked Gouda, red onions and fresh cilantro transform this original to iconic
16.99
The Works
Spicy Italian sausage, rustic pepperoni, Cremini mushrooms, Mozzarella, red onions, green peppers, olives and wild Greek oregano
15.59
Thai Chicken
Grilled chicken breast with peanut sauce and Mozzarella, hearth-baked then topped with crisp bean sprouts, julienned carrots, slivered scallions and fresh cilantro
15.49
White Truffle Oil [Add cal. 5] 1.75
Wild Mushroom
Shaved Cremini, Shiitake, Portobello and white mushrooms with slivered scallions, cracked black pepper, Romano and Mozzarella. Finished with Parmesan
15.79
Hawaiian
Fresh pineapple, applewood smoked ham and slivered scallions
13.99
Five Cheese + Fresh Tomato
Fresh and traditional Mozzarella, Monterey Jack, smoked Gouda and Romano with tomato and fresh basil
15.49
Spicy Chipotle Chicken
Chipotle adobo sauce, shaved poblanos and Monterey Jack with housemade roasted corn & black bean salsa, fresh cilantro and tangy lime crema
17.99
Carne Asada
Tender marinated steak, fire-roasted poblanos, cilantro pesto, yellow onions, Mozzarella, Monterey Jack and fresh cilantro. Served with housemade salsa verde
16.99
California Club
Nueske's applewood smoked bacon, grilled chicken and Mozzarella, hearth-baked then topped with avocado, wild arugula, fresh tomatoes, torn basil and Romaine tossed in lemon-pepper mayo
15.99
Shrimp Scampi
Housemade lemon-garlic shrimp with caramelized onions, Mozzarella, Parmesan and red chili, topped with fresh arugula and wild Greek oregano. Suggested on cauliflower crust
CRISPY THIN CRUST PIZZAS
17.79
Sicilian
Spicy marinara, Italian sausage, spicy Capicola ham, salami, Mozzarella, shaved Parmesan, fresh basil & oregano
14.99
Lime Chicken [Add cal. 30] 2.5
Carne Asada [Add cal. 40] 5
Tostada
Crisp lettuce, tortilla strips and housemade herb ranch top this hearth-baked crust with layers of black beans and Monterey Jack. Served with flame-roasted salsa
15.79
Margherita
Italian tomatoes with fresh Mozzarella, fresh basil and Parmesan
15.99
Jamaican Jerk Chicken
Spicy sweet Caribbean sauce, authentic Jamaican spices, Nueske's applewood smoked bacon, red onions, bell peppers and scallions. Suggested on cauliflower crust
15.79
Grilled Chicken [Add cal. 30] 2.5
Roasted Artichoke + Spinach
Oven-roasted artichoke hearts, roasted garlic, sautéed spinach, Mozzarella and Parmesan over a layer of our legendary Spinach Artichoke Dip
GLUTEN-FREE PIZZAS
Contains egg & dairy. Please speak to a manager regarding any allergies. Served on Our Cauliflower Pizza Crust. [Calories listed below are per slice. All pizzas are 6 slices.]. These gluten-free pizzas are prepared using the strict procedures approved by The Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG), using a certified gluten-free crust and other ingredients verified by our suppliers as gluten-free
18.99
Nueske's Applewood Smoked Bacon [Add cal. 15] 2.25
Fresh Pineapple [Add cal.5] 1.25
The Original BBQ Chicken Pizza
Our legendary BBQ sauce, smoked Gouda, red onions and fresh cilantro transform this original to iconic
18.29
White Truffle Oil [Add cal. 5] 1.75
Pepperoni
A combination of rustic and spicy pepperoni with fresh Mozzarella and wild Greek oregano
19.19
Mushroom Pepperoni Sausage
Cremini mushrooms, rustic pepperoni, spicy Italian sausage, fresh torn basil, Mozzarella and wild Greek oregano
18.29
Margherita
Italian tomatoes with fresh Mozzarella, fresh basil and Parmesan
16.29
Traditional Cheese
Tomato sauce with fresh Mozzarella
CERTIFIED GLUTEN-FREE KIDS PIZZAS
Age 10 & under. Nutritional info listed is for whole kids pizza. These gluten-free pizzas are prepared using the strict procedures approved by The Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG), using a certified gluten-free crust and other ingredients verified by our suppliers as gluten-free
7.49
Original BBQ Chicken
7.49
Mushroom Pepperoni Sausage
7.49
Pepperoni
7.49
Traditional Cheese
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this place by accident and what a happy accident it was! Fast, friendly service, fantastic food- especially for a chain, and good value. 100% would recommend and return.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Laura B
Reviewed April 20, 2019

The menu is extensive with several intriguing offers we'll try our next visit. We specifically went later than usual (1:45 p.m.) but found the restaurant about 3/4 full. We did not have to wait for a table and had a great booth. Unfortunately the room,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank mswiseguy
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Their Asian sticky cauliflower is a must! Sweet & spicy with toasted peanuts & scallions! They had really good pizza too, I can highly recommend the vegetarian pizza with roasted artichoke & spinach!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank anachi11
Reviewed April 13, 2019

It has been awhile since we have been to California Pizza Kitchen and we went here because our grandkids love cheesie pizza. I was blown away by all the choices there are now that are not just pizza. There are salads that are a meal,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ski2pla
Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

Good lunch, less dinner. Try half sandwich with salad. (Ham and brie, spinachs and Quinoa). Only in lunch menu. At dinner, menu more limited.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank RamonFP1
Reviewed March 8, 2019

We stopped here for a late lunch after arriving in Monterey. We shared a Chicken Thai pizza with the cauliflower crust and it was so good. This was the first time we had tried a cauliflower crust and it was super crispy and very good....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Lisa O
Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

I usually love the California Pizza Kitchen~good food. I usually get one of their great salads. Tonight I did not have a good experience ! First ~ after being seated, I waited and waited and waited ~ no one came to greet or serve me!...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank suz999
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Just fine. Good location and service. More than only pizzas, try California club sandwich (grilled chicken) with salad (spinach and guinoa).

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank RamonFP1
Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

We hadn’t been to CPK for quite awhile and ordered our usual chicken dumplings and Thai crunch salad. The server was very welcoming and the manager even came around to make sure everything was ok. The dumplings were delicious but the salad wasn’t as good...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Anne S
Reviewed January 23, 2019

In this restaurant you can find a nice place to have a good time with family and friends. The service is pretty cool like the people working there. The only one thing that didn't like me was the plates are very small.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jose C
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We've never eaten there with a large group so I cannot answer that. I would call ahead & ask.
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