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California Pizza Kitchen

52 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611-2702
+1 312-787-6075
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (68 reviews)
“salad” (20 reviews)
“flat bread” (2 reviews)
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American, Pizza, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
52 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611-2702
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

I was raised on Italian pizza so in my mind, pizza is a thin, slightly crispy, Wonderfully crusted entity where the crust compliments the toppings and the toppings don't overpower the crust. Since Chicago pizza lost ALL Of this in translation, I find this MUCH...More

Thank N M
Reviewed 5 July 2016

California pizza kitchen in St. Louis is a favorite and we were happy to find the same high quality in ingredients, presentation, and staff. After a long day of walking and decisions it was great to have the comfort of consistent high quality in a...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2016

We had a new server (Ross) who said it was just his third day but he did well. Food was good; reasonable fast and enjoyable. All of my party cleaned their plates! :)

Thank Jonathan E
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I don't review many corporate restaurants but this one is a true exception. What makes a corporate restaurant good? Consistency. This place is consistently good, both from a low-turn-over of servers (always a sign of happy people) and consistency of taste. When I order the...More

Thank Pietro S
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Being from Canada, we didn't realize that this was a chain restaurant as we thought we were doing the "Chicago Pizza Experience". But it was nice to have pizza in Chicago other than the deep dish style and there were some interesting non-conventional options. I...More

Thank ladyjanedoe
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Form the door I just wasn't sure. But, by the time I had read through the menu, and watched the kitchen crew at work I was convinced. I sat at the bar so I could see the action. Fresh ingredients, prepared diligently. Gotta try their...More

Thank Esteb Steve
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We called in here for dinner. Menu was nicely different and sensibly priced too. The staff were very efficient and friendly. Would recommend this restaurant if you're in Chicago.

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 20 May 2016

We were trying to find a place to eat after arriving in Chicago and stumbled upon this restaurant. Luckly we did!! The food is amazingly good, especially their avocado and chicken spring rolls and their pizza is sooo good as well. The staff were friendly,...More

Thank Mela2403
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is a good place to stop if your looking for a quick pizza. There are loads of options to choose from. It is also a good value for what you get.

Thank Debbie A
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Thank you so much for really great and delicious Pizzas! Nice combinations and the crust was fantastic! Thanks to David and thank you again for the lovely surprise to our late honeymoon!

Thank therealperkyman
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Average prices
USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611-2702
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-787-6075
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