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California Pizza Kitchen

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73080 El Paseo Ste 8, Palm Desert, CA 92260-4292
+1 760-776-5036
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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120 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

California Pizza Kitchen, El Paseo Dr., Palm Desert, CA – Mar. 21/17 California Pizza Kitchen is located on El Paseo St. in Palm Desert. El Paseo St. is the Rodeo Dr. of Los Angeles’ equivalent for Palm Springs. It’s quite amazing to people watch here with the many well-to-do shoppers in their Bentley’s, Ferrari’s, Telsa’s, Mercedes, etc. California Pizza Kitchen... More 

Thank Davidb1057
Ripon, California
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our staff was in Palm Springs for a CUE conference. We found this place for dinner. It was great. The unique pizza dishes as well as the amazing salads were well worth the wait.

Thank AnnetteSteele
Nipawin, Canada
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our party of five went here. It was funny because all three ladies ordered the Crunchy Thai Salad, and the two guys both ordered the Pizza & Salad lunch combo. Quick service, really tasty food. Also try: Sangria (drink) and Avocado Egg Rolls (appetizer)

Thank KymberRandom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch for 2 and ordered a half salad each and the portions were more than enough for the average male eater. Left full.

Thank N619SBjayl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our 4th visit in 3 years. Perfect for lunch. Nice energy in the restaurant and happy polite servers who are friendly and pleasant. Reasonable prices and generous portions. I had a half size Thai crunch salad which was ample for me, fresh, and nicely presented. Our table of 3 also shared a pizza which was perfectly baked, had tasty sauce,... More 

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London, Canada
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478 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

This location was within walking distance from the condo we had rented for 5 months this year. We had heard good things about it but had never gone. We probably would go for lunch next time as it was really busy but the food was very good. My husband had the Carne Asada pizza and I had the veggie pizza.... More 

Thank Maureen S
palm desert
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

My mother in law wanted pizza and decided to take her for a treat. It is the busy season, so we went fairly early, around 5:30pm. We got a table right away, but the family couldn't make a decision. I think the waitress was a little frustrated and didn't come back for a long time to take our order. We... More 

Thank etele
British Columbia, Canada
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132 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We enjoyed the chicken and shrimp salad roll and will definitely return to try a pizza. The thin crusted pizzas being delivered at other tables looked just perfect - not loaded with cheese. We were there with another couple and conversation was difficult because of the noise level. The place was a hopping with customers, crying babies and hustling wait... More 

Thank Linda W
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Holiday get-together with friends. Dessert, coffee and conversation. This aint no Starbucks but we had a really pleasant server who read the table perfectly and let us do our thing. Thank you Airreylle!

Thank Mickele C
La Quinta, California
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Food was 8 out of 10. However, the restaurant was so cold that we could not enjoy our meal. We notified the server as soon as we arrived. Mentioned it several other times. Spoke with the manager and told each time they would take care of if. Everyone was wearing their jackets while dining throughout the restaurant . Still don't... More 

Thank Diane M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Pizza, Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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: 73080 El Paseo Ste 8, Palm Desert, CA 92260-4292
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-776-5036

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