California Pizza Kitchen Pacific View Mall California Pizza Kitchen

California Pizza Kitchen

Pacific View Mall
3301 E. Main St., #1150
Ventura, CA 93003
Cuisine: Pizza / Italian
Creatively topped pizzas and pastas at the Pacific View Mall.
Openings: Lunch & Dinner daily


California Pizza Kitchen Restaurant Review:

Some people can't abide fancy-schmancy overwrought combinations of pizza toppings that have no relation to dough or tomato sauce. Others like the idea of caramelized pears, Gorgonzola and ranch-dressed field greens sitting atop a crispy pie. New combinations are constantly being created here, so you never have to eat one iteration for too long. On the other hand, if you’re a devotee of the original barbecue chicken with smoked Gouda and red onions, you’ll also never have to see that go. But CPK is not all about pizza. Mexican-influenced dishes like fire-roasted chile relleno and fish tacos are available, too. Pastas reflect the Cal-cuisine theme, ranging from kung pao spaghetti to pesto cream penne. Bistro-like choices include a ginger salmon dish served with Chinese-style noodles, and chicken piccata in a lemon-caper sauce. Soups, salads, appetizers and sandwiches are served with hearth-baked focaccia, and desserts such as butter cake and tiramisu round out the menu. Expect gluten-free and vegan options at this location as well.

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