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California Pizza Kitchen

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521 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine, CA 92618-4955
+1 949-585-9531
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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White Rock, BC Canada
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98 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten Jerk Chicken pizza in various locations throughout the states. Always consistent, tastes the same no matter what California Pizza Kitchen we go to. This location in the Spectrum Mall was the exception and we were disappointed that the Jerk Chicken was so spicy that it overwhelmed all the other flavours on the pizza. When we mentioned it... More 

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Odense, Denmark
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

It's not fine dining, but a nice and varied menu always makes for a good visit. Service is likewise always prompt & friendly. Good portions & reasonable prices.

Thank Henrik_mo
Portland, Oregon
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181 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My CPK experiences never let down. Always good food. Great staff. Had the seasonal mushroom and pasta dish. Huge mushrooms and different varietals.

Thank Chris W
Costa Mesa, California
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338 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

My boss took us here for lunch on a rainy weekday just prior to Christmas as sort of a "let's get out of the office" lunch break. CPKs are a standard chain that produce good pizza's and California-Italian fare. Overall, you'll know what to expect from the food, the service, and the interior decor - all above average/very good. Our... More 

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Yorba Linda
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We've been to several different California Pizza Kitchens around Southern California and Las Vegas and have found them to be consistently good places to dine. This location at the Irvine Spectrum Shopping Center was in keeping with really great service and great food items. We had salads and Margherita pizza as well as flatbread appetizers. All were good eats and... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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278 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Went there on a Saturday night during peak dinner hour. The wait for a table was reasonably short considering the time we went and was accurate to their time estimate. The mahi-mahi taco plate and chicken piccata both tasted very good and were prepared to order. The portions and pricing were about right. The atmosphere was okay, the place was... More 

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North Las Vegas, Nevada
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239 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I ordered pepperoni and sausage pizza. Around $16.00. Large enough for one person, would serve two only as light meal. Pizza was very good. Others in party tried fish, size of servings were ample.

Thank Larry R
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great menu and service is quick. Love their salads and pizzas are very good as well. Happy hours are good!

Thank englandsd
Epsom, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I recall the food was satisfactory on my last visit, but nothing to make it memorable. I do, however, recall the service was stretched; the poor girl serving us was running from table to table; got the impression that place was under-staffed on the evening.

Thank RakishDriver
Irvine, California
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We were a group of ten meeting at our office. We ordered for delivery and got 10 sandwhiches. They were awful. All bread and hardly any ingredients. I'm talking about an 2 inch piece of thin turkey or chicken with some flavored mustard on a piece of crusted bread. All the sandwhiches were like this. Really! Takeout did not provide... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Pizza, Italian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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: 521 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine, CA 92618-4955
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-585-9531

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