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California Pizza Kitchen

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1200 Morris Tpke, Ste B270, Short Hills, NJ 07078-2746
+1 973-379-3721
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Weston, Connecticut
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397 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2016

This is like a regular CPK but with worse service. The menu and food quality is the same as any other CPK. While I was there the servers had plenty of time to talk with each other and laugh loudly, but not enough time to refill drinks and bring checks.

Thank Rich M
Sarasota, Florida
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317 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2016

Every other California Pizza Kitchen I have seen has been a fast food place--usually in an airport. This one is a full sit-down restaurant with full service. It was definitely nicer than any of the fast food ones, with a varied menu. I was there a few days before Christmas so it was insanely busy and I had to wait... More 

Thank lizardtiff
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582 reviews
429 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2015

I'm not a big franchise guy, but our kids love this spot. Worth a visit if near the Short Hills Mall.

Thank BuddhistNYC
Irvington, New Jersey
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2015

I love this place it gets crowded really fast and service can at times be very slow, I love to sit out side and eat on their patio at the Short Hills NJ location, a little pricey but look at the neighbor your in, I love the Pepperoni Pizza, Club Pizza, and BBQ Chicken Pizza

Thank Tachina
Flemington, NJ
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

One does not go to a California Pizza Kitchen at a mall looking for fine cuisine. The food here was good, as expected. Service was good, as expected. We sat outside, which I wouldn't recommend. The waitstaff wasn't as responsive, and the view is of a parking deck.

Thank CityPlanningProf
New Providence, New Jersey
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100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2015

Stopped in on a Saturday for dinner. Was seated quickly. Menu had a wide variety of pizzas and more. Had a yummy Thai salad to start. Followed by a veggie pizza. Everything was delicious. Service was good Sign up for their CPK club and get coupons! BYOB at this location

Thank mmfred
New Jersey
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158 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2015

Not only is their menu extensive, but it's filled with delicious hearty meals. You can never go wrong with any of the dishes. A lot of reviews purport Cheesecake food as the fattiest and richest. That's true, but you can do portion control, and they also have the Skinnylicious menu, which is just as good as the regular menu. So,... More 

Thank KateAlways
Sussex, New Jersey
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2015

We've eaten here in the past when shopping at Short Hills Mall and our experience was always good. It's been about six months since we last ate here for lunch and we were shocked at what a drastic decline we experienced in regard to service, cleanliness and food quality when stopped for a meal this past week. It was around... More 

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River Vale, New Jersey
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Had a great lunch - food is always delicious. Had the vegetable salad and the avocado egg rolls - both were great.

Thank Rvnjlaura
basking ridge, nj
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259 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2015

After putting in our name and coming back, we snagged a table. The server was very efficient and the service is quick, which you want when you are Christmas shopping. The salads here are very good. Nice large portions and a nice variety to choose from.

Thank suzyd43

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
American, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Morris Tpke, Ste B270, Short Hills, NJ 07078-2746
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Short Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 973-379-3721

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