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California Pizza Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Santa Monica
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214 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1202
+1 310-393-9302
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Toronto, Ontario
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed the food, ordered a spiral pasta with mushroom and it was really good, something different. The pizza we had was okay, nothing special,

Thank estillobyk
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I ate at this location twice in our trip to Santa Monica last month. The restaurant is clean, bright and comfortable. Servers are attentive and entertaining. Pizza, soups, salads and sandwiches are all made with fresh ingredients and well seasoned and presented. Prices are very reasonable. The only negative we could find was the length of time... More 

Thank Kevin B
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62 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We actually decided to go the take out option as we were staying across the road. The food was as described, prepared quickly and quite tasty.

Thank Jillian B
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228 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 416 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We were on vacation in Santa Monica, and our family of four had a craving for pizza for dinner; this place fit the bill. We were quickly seated, and our waitress did a great job looking after us. This is a large, bright and clean restaurant. Pizzas came piping hot, fresh and very tasty. Beer was also served nice and... More 

Thank ToSquareBob1
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This was by far the best service we received during our honeymoon across USA. Staff were super friendly and the food was also delicious.

Thank kiz_ralph018
Santa Monica, California
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95 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Went there for lunch and was very surprised at the portions and pricing for lunch specials. You can get a combination of two of either of these of a sandwich, salad, soup or pizza. If you do a pizza and salad you might even have left overs.

Thank Justravelin86
Essex, England
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304 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

One of the best meals/nights on our 23-day Route 66 trip and a fitting end. Pizza here is excellent and so are the cocktails - try the Moscow Mule if you like vodka - fab! Great atmosphere, friendly/attentive staff, great selection of wines. Not the cheapest but when the food and atmosphere is this good, it's not such an issue.... More 

Thank pd7
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a favorite standby while in Santa Monica. It is just above the ocean on Wilshire Boulevard, across the street from the Fairmont Hotel and steps from the Promenade and Barnes and Noble. My favorite is their Kung Pao Chicken Spaghetti. Also love the Arugala and Asparagus salad. The service is fast and friendly. Nice atmosphere.

Thank JKLS333
Vanersborg, Sweden
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Came here for a late lunch and to combine it with the best thing i know....pizza!!! Perfectly made pizza with nice crusting and ingredients made this lunch a thing to remember. Service came quick and also the food. I strongly recommend this restaurant!

Thank Martin H
Cincinnati, Ohio
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We had a late dinner at 9pm. Although they closed at 10pm, we had great service and no attitudes for walking in late! Food was amazing but very large portions. For $2 you can split a pizza in half and have 2 complete different styles! We found that out after we ate! Still highly recommend!

Thank Tina Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Pizza, Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1202
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-393-9302

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

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Santa Monica
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