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California Pizza Kitchen

136 Stanford Shopping Ctr, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1406
+1 650-325-2753
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good53%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (22 reviews)
“salads” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Pizza, Italian
$$ - $$$
136 Stanford Shopping Ctr, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1406
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Same as any other California Pizza Kitchen. Had the Waldorf Salad which is very tasty but over-priced at $15 in my opinion. Sitting outside was pleasant. Good, attentive service.

Thank ScottGregory2
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Was not impressed by restaurant layout. Indoor atmosphere was stuffy. The outside seating was right by the parking lot, but given good weather we found it pleasant. The food while standard fare was very good and the service was very good to excellent.

Thank ams44
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Tables were available outside at about 2 pm on this high-60s day, so we opted for outdoor seating. The table was in the shade. We got to feeling a bit chilly as we finished our meal and thought we should have gotten inside seating. Then...More

Thank WYbirdwatcher
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Arriving at 8.30pm we we're immediately met with "kitchen closes at 9pm" and sitting in a booth they could not guarantee food so sit at counter if you want to eat. So not the greatest start but we we're hungry so picked to sit at...More

Thank Trishap6
Reviewed 4 July 2017

My sister raves about CPK. It's one of the few places, as a vegetarian, that she enjoys eating. As my sister and niece were in town we stopped by the one near Stanford. The hostess indicated it would be a 20 min wait but we...More

Thank Luv2hikejulie
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Very good pizza and super service which is very important to me. Kind and smiling stuff. Excellent kitchen and good position

Thank Nicol K
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Pretty standard stuff, although the staff is particularly good, the location is good, and the curb side pick up is excellent.

Thank Ludgatecircus15
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The place does not look that inviting, but the food that is served is good. My wife enjoyed a Caesar salad (small portion) and I a thin crust Sizilian pizza, somewhat overwhelming in size but very tasty. The service was very friendly and good.

Thank Lars U
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped by after some shopping for a quick bite, place looked half empty, but hostess said it is 20 min wait. After I pointed out that half of the tables are empty, she said they are not been cleaned yet. So, I asked for...More

Thank Oxana O
Reviewed 11 December 2016

They are trying to run a normal CPK at this spot and it is just too crowded. The menus were gross (sticky and not clean) but the food is high quality. Sat at the bar and the email bartender took good care of us. The...More

Thank Wtftraveler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Stanford Shopping Ctr, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1406
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-325-2753
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