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California Pizza Kitchen

2400 E. Camelback Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85016
California Pizza Kitchen +

Jackie Mercandetti


  • Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • $$
  • Wheelchair accessible, Catering, Delivery, Family Style, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
CPK won't be putting indie, gourmet pie joints like Cibo or Pizzeria Bianco out of biz any time soon, but this La-La-Land-based chain is still reliable on many fronts. The service is attentive, and the menu offers many options besides the signature CPK pizzas, though these are by no means terrible. The "Tuscan hummus" appetizer is fairly good, and the Bolognese linguini, passable. You could do a lot worse when it comes to corporate chow: The Cheesecake Factory, for instance.

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