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California Pizza Kitchen

719 Paseo Nuevo Send to Phone
805-962-4648 | Order Now! | Menu
Pizzas with cross-cultural toppings are the main draw at this casual chain restaurant.


 
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California Pizza Kitchen Restaurant Review

: An anomalous chain restaurant, CPK rarely disappoints. The list of two dozen crispy-thin pizzas includes all the standards, but there are also inventive versions like wild mushroom, mango tandoori chicken, and B.L.T.---complete with mayonnaise. Our favorites are the roasted garlic chicken, with its garlic-shallot butter, and the barbecued chicken, the most popular of the pizzas. You can also design your own. If you can tear yourself away from the pies---we almost never can---try one of the pastas; we recommend the Thai linguine with spicy peanut-ginger sauce. Another Asian option, the crisp Chinese chicken salad, is satisfying as well. Salad portions are large, so keep in mind that you can get a half-order. Soups, appetizers and sandwiches made with good hearth-baked focaccia round out the menu. Desserts like butter cake and a hot fudge brownie sundae are not for calorie counters.



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