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“Great Variety of Food”

California Pizza Kitchen
Ranked #50 of 465 Restaurants in Stamford
Cuisines: American, Pizza, Contemporary
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STAMFORD
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302 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
“Great Variety of Food”
Reviewed January 11, 2013

We take our grandkids here for lunch or dinner because they love the food. Located in the downtown shopping mail, surrounded by other restaurants, it's often crowded because so many families bring their kids here -- and for one simple reason, they all eat the food. Prices are reasonable, service is good.

Visited December 2012
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
CT
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Exceeded expectations!”
Reviewed January 9, 2013 via mobile

Given the popularity of this chain, I expected fair fare, but was pleasantly surprised at the fresh and innovative quality of the food.The service is very good- attentive and well informed. This is not fine dining, but for a good, reliable, casual restaurant experience, you really cant go wrong.

With respect to the food, it is a creative and casual menu. Portion are a bit oversized and a tad salty. Both appetizers were well prepared and presented.The tre colore salad thin crust pizza was loaded with fresh ingredients and very reasonably priced.
The desert was small and not very good despite a "cute" mason jar presentation.

I will definitely go again to try another entree. I hope it will be as fresh and well prepared as the thin crust pizza or steamed dumplings.
It can be a challenge for a chain to keep up the reputation of a popular franchise. Kudos to the management for keeping things working well at the CPK at Stamford Town Center.

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Derry
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82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great pizza!”
Reviewed December 29, 2012

This is a great, value-priced restaurant that is clean, has good service, and delicious pizzas. Try the Mexican Taco pizza. Once I tried it, I couldn't bear to order anything else.

Visited January 2012
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Hertford, North Carolina
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“good budget meal”
Reviewed August 23, 2012

good Italian meal for under $20 for 2. Nothing fancy, but filled us up. A short walk from hotel, located near mall

Visited July 2012
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Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany
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84 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Nice place to go with tasty food”
Reviewed June 30, 2012

The restaurant has tables in various sizes and also seems to be liked by families and children. The salads are very good and the servings are quite big. The service was ok, one of the three times I was there it wasn't that great, but maybe it was an exception...

Visited June 2012
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