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California Pizza Kitchen

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Santa Monica
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214 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1202
+1 310-393-9302
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Santa Monica, California
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88 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Thank Justravelin86
Essex, England
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302 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank pd7
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank JKLS333
Vanersborg, Sweden
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank Martin H
Cincinnati, Ohio
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank Tina Y
Cranston, RI
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Very happy with this restaurant. Had a great gluten-free pizza, and the service was fantastic (thanks, Jeff!) Went there with three elementary school aged kids who never sit still but I never had to worry that the servers would be upset with them. Bonus: the restaurant is a block away from the water, so was able to see a wonderful... More 

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Thank SHP2
Rancho Mirage, California
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272 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Great location staff nice chef came to say hello. All good. Lots of choices. We were all happy with our choices. I have noticed that portions are smaller and prices up.

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Thank Irvinggetthecar
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We had great food here and friendly staff. We had a mixture of pizzas and pasta. All were very good and the soup was amazing.

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Thank Jayne H
Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

The pizzas were amazing topped off by excellent service from all the staff. Great location close to Santa Monica beach.

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Thank oz2_travel
Rancho Cucamonga, California
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317 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We decided to have lunch here on a recent visit to the Third Street Promenade. We had been purposely seeking out Botique type restaurants but decided to go back to this chain. We ordered the Two in a Bowl which is a choose your own soup duo. We opted for the Farmer's Market which has roasted squash and market vegetables... More 

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Thank SrGrammyLinda

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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?

Staying in Santa Monica

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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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