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California Pizza Kitchen

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100 Hillsdale Mall, San Mateo, CA 94403-3409
+1 650-286-9018
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Year in, year out, this is a very consistent restaurant. I have never had a bad meal here. Salads are terrific, pizza excellent, soups are tasty, all without breaking the bank. Thumbs up.

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We grabbed a take away pizza as we were heading on ta road trip. The pizza was hot and tasty and although I think the pizza has shrunk over the years, there was still enough for two adults and three children to have a slice each.

Thank Woodys5
San Mateo, California
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66 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

I hadn't been here in a very long time. The prices are high for what we were served. I had salmon and my husband had a pasta dish. Both dishes we almost "just ok". We won't go back The reason we went was because part of the bill was going to be donated to a cat shelter. Next time I... More 

Thank Sel S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Just Delicious, the pizza was great and the combination of flavors was unique. Salads are delicious also, got to try it!!!

Thank Eugenio A
Half Moon Bay, CA
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84 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

This is my daughters favorite place for a light snack after hanging at the mall shopping. Great chicken egg rolls, flat bread pizza! Kid friendly for sure.

Thank l_sciabarrasi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

For lunch, an order of flatbread, 1/2 an order of salad, and a bowl of tortilla soup were a nice change and satisfying for my mom and me. Both the spicy fennel sausage poblano flatbread and tortilla soup were very good. The 1/2 order club salad we received was very generous in portion. The taste was so so but then... More 

Thank Tennisbums
Salt Lake City, Utah
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73 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2015

We are three friends went to CPK in Hillsdale mall on last weekend. We there are vegetarian. We asked the service guy to suggest the best one. He suggested chicken bbq without chicken. With his words we ordered the pizza, it is really awesome. My suggestion to vegetarians is try the CPK non veg pizzas without meat so that it... More 

Thank vprathap
venice, Fl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

we were a party of 5, the soups were so good, and all the pizzas are wonderful,with crust that is the best we have ever had, I had a pizza with mushrooms and cheese,that was excellent,The flatbread was great,can't wait to go back!

Thank rmthom
Foster City, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good food, wait times are not as bad as some other CPK locations and the location inside Hillsdale mall is very convenient!

Thank Sam A
Newquay, United Kingdom
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63 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

Whilst shopping we decided to stop for lunch . Having no knowledge of any of the restaurants we chose CPK as we both enjoy pizza !! We were shown straight to a table . Our server brought us water straight away. I chose the Thai chicken pizza and my son the works pizza. My pizza was one of the best... More 

Thank Sally B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Pizza, Italian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Hillsdale Mall, San Mateo, CA 94403-3409
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-286-9018

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