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California Pizza Kitchen Menu Prices

California Pizza Kitchen Menu Prices

California Pizza Kitchen, or simply CPK, is an American pizza restaurant chain, famous for its delicious heart-baked, California-style pizza. Also, they are famous for their nontraditional and innovative pizzas, like Jamaican Jerk Chicken, Thai Chicken, and Original BBQ Chicken pizzas. But their menu also includes food items such as steaks, soups, seafood, pasta, chicken, tacos, and power bowls.

The California Pizza Kitchen name can be easily recognized in any local grocery store, as they have an entire line of frozen pizzas that can be cooked at home. Also, you can find a CPK location inside of airports, sports arenas, or college dining facilities.

In order to get an idea about how much you should budget for enjoying an authentic Californian pizza, you can find in the table below the latest California Pizza Kitchen menu prices.

Food Size Price

Appetizers

Avocado Club Egg Rolls $11.21
Lettuce Wraps $10.87
Szechwan Chicken Dumplings $10.68

Small Plates

Asparagus & Arugula Salad $5.69
Mexican Street Corn $6.08
Petite Wedge $5.18
White Corn Guacamole & Chips $4.43

Original Crust Pizzas

California Club $17.81
California Veggie $17.7
Carne Asada $19.31
Five Cheese & Fresh Tomato $15.28
Hawaiian $17.12
Mushroom Pepperoni Sausage $18.27
Pepperoni $16.55
Roasted Garlic Chicken Pizza $16.78
Shrimp Scampi Pizza $16.66
Spicy Chipotle Chicken $16.55
Thai Chicken Pizza $16.89
The Original BBQ Chicken Pizza $17.93
The Works $18.39
Traditional Cheese $15.51
Wild Mushroom $16.78

Crispy Thin Crust Pizzas

Jamaican Jerk Chicken $17.58
Margherita $16.89
Roasted Artichoke & Spinach $17.58
Sicilian $18.96
Spicy Milano $16.55
Tostada $16.66
Tricolore Salad Pizza $14.95

Specialties

Chicken Milanese $18.4
Chicken Piccata $18.4

Pastas

Chicken Tequila Fettuccine $18.04
Jambalaya Linguini Fini $20.34
Kung Pao Spaghetti $14.59
Shrimp Scampi Zucchini $14.66
Spaghetti Bolognese $16.78

Main Plates

Cedar Plank Salmon $24.14
Chicken Milanese $21.26
Chicken Piccata $20
Fire-Grilled Ribeye $29.89
Hearth-Roasted Halibut $28.05
Roasted Garlic Chicken + Seasonal Veggies $23.56

Sandwiches

California Club Sandwich $16.91
Chorizo + Black Bean Piadina $16.91
Grilled Veggie Sandwich $16.91
Oven-Roasted Turkey + Brie Sandwich $16.91
Smashed Chicken Meatball Piadina $16.91

California Flatbreads

Bianco Flatbread $8.84
Shaved Mushroom + Spinach Flatbread $8.84
Sonoma Grilled Chicken Flatbread $8.84

Power Bowls

Banh Mi Bowl $17.81
Santa Fe Bowl $17.81
Shanghai Bowl $18.96

Salads

California Cobb $14.69 – $18.69
Classic Caesar $9.39 – $14.39
Italian Chopped $12.99 – $16.99
Roasted Veggie $13.99 – $17.99
Thai Crunch $13.99 – $17.99
The Original BBQ Chicken Chopped $13.99 – $17.99
Waldorf Chicken $13.99 – $17.99

Soups

Baked Potato Soup $7.99 – $9.00
Dakota Smashed Pea & Barley $7.99 – $9.00
Sedona Tortilla $7.99 – $9.00
Tomato Basil Bisque $7.99 – $9.00
Two In A Bowl $7.99 – $9.00

CPKids Menu

Brownie $2.29
Buttered Fusilli $6.89
CPK Salad $6.43
Fresh Fruit $3.21
Fusilli Alfredo $6.89
Fusilli with Meat Sauce $7.23
Fusilli with Tomato Sauce $6.89
Grilled Chicken Breast $6.89
Hawaiian Pizza $6.89
Kids Curly Mac n Cheese $7.23
Mushroom Pepperoni Sausage Pizza $6.89
Original BBQ Chicken Pizza $7.46
Pepperoni Pizza $6.89
Sundae $3.09
Traditional Cheese Pizza $6.89

Desserts

Belgian Chocolate Soufflé Cake $8.04
Butter Cake $8.96
Key Lime Pie $8.04
Pumpkin Cheesecake $8.38
Red Velvet Cake $8.84
Salted Caramel Pudding $6.89

Beverages

Aqua Panna $4.36
Bottled Dasani Water $2.29
Canned Coke $2.29
Canned Diet Coke $2.29
Canned Sprite $2.29
Coffee $3.44
Cucumber Reviver $4.01
Decaf Coffee $3.44
Flavored Iced Tea (Mango, Strawberry, Peach, Raspberry) $4.47
Fountain Barq’s Root Beer $3.78
Fountain Coca Cola $3.78
Fountain Coke Zero $3.78
Fountain Diet Coke $3.78
Fountain Dr. Pepper $3.78
Fountain Gingerale $3.78
Fountain Sprite $3.78
Fresh Strawberry Mango Cooler $4.01
Half Tea + Half Lemonade $4.36
Iced Tea $3.78
Mango Lime Agua Fresca $3.78
Passion Fruit Mango Iced Tea $3.78
Pellegrino Sparkling Water $4.79 – $5.79
Perrier Lemon Sparkling Water $2.86
Roy Rogers $4.36
Shirley Temple $4.36
Sparkling Berry-Lemon $3.44
Sparkling Cranberry Cooler $4.01
Strawberry Hibiscus Agua Fresca $3.78

Brand history

The California Pizza Kitchen business was launched in 1985 by attorneys Larry Flax and Rick Rosenfield. With $350,000 invested from friends and $200,000 in bank loans, Rosenfield and Flax leased the space for their first restaurant on Beverly Drive in Beverly Hills, California, United States. The restaurant’s first menu, which included the well-known BBQ Chicken Pizza, was created by Ed LaDou.

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The new eatery was a real success and soon California Pizza Kitchen expanded all over Southern California. 26 CPK locations were opened by 1992. The company opened another fifteen stores in 1993, and twenty-eight more the next year.

In 2011, an affiliate of private equity company Golden Gate Capital bought the California Pizza Kitchen business.

In 2013, CPK began to serve Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) certified gluten-free pizzas in all of its privately-owned locations, except for the franchised ones.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CPK filed for bankruptcy in July 2020. However, in November 2020, the company emerged from bankruptcy.

Nowadays, there are more than 250 California Pizza Kitchen stores located in thirty-two U.S. states and ten other countries, such as Australia, Chile, Costa Rica, Guam, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Mexico, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, and Canada.

Our review

The California Pizza Kitchen menu is fun and diverse. When it comes to pizza, you have plenty of choices, but there are also flatbreads, sandwiches, and dishes from all over the country. Also, there is a large collection of wines and signature cocktails to perfectly pair with your food.

California Pizza Kitchen Menu ItemsMoreover, the prices are reasonable and affordable. For instance, with around $50 you will be able to feed an entire family of four. For instance, you will have to pay less than $10 for an appetizer such as Avocado Club Egg Rolls, Lettuce Wraps, Tuscan Hummus, or Sesame Ginger Chicken Dumplings.

A soup is priced from $6 to $8, and you will be able to choose between their signature soup Two in a Bowl, Sedona Tortilla and Dakota Smashed Pea & Barley. The salad options would include the Spring Market Vegetable Salad, the Roasted Veggie, the California Cobb, the Classic Caesar, the Original BBQ Chicken Chopped, the Moroccan-Spiced Chicken, and others. One of these costs anywhere between $10 and $16.

Plan on spending anywhere between $10 and $18 for a pizza such as the Spicy Korean Barbecue Pizza, the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza, the Hawaiian BBQ Chicken, the California Veggie, the Spicy Chipotle Chicken, the Pear & Gorgonzola, the Roasted Artichoke & Spinach or Tricolore Salad Pizza, to name a few.

Pasta dishes cost anywhere between $12 and $19, while the specialties such as Chicken Piccata and Chicken Milanese cost around $18 each.

Be prepared to pay around $13 for a taco, $14 for a sandwich, and around $8 for a dessert.

The food offered by California Pizza Kitchen has been so appreciated by the clients, that the chain created an entire line of do-it-yourself food items, which you can make at home. This is called Oven Ready and includes products that can be cooked in the comfort of your kitchen.

California Pizza Kitchen FAQs

At what time does California Pizza Kitchen open?

Most California Pizza Kitchen locations open at 11:00 a.m. Monday through Sunday. However, it may vary from one location to another. So, you should visit their official website to see which are the opening hours of the location you are interested in.

At what time does California Pizza Kitchen close?

In general, California Pizza Kitchen closes at 10:00 p.m. every day. But again, it depends on the location and the day of the week. It is recommended to check this information on the restaurant’s official website.

What is special about California Pizza Kitchen?

California Pizza Kitchen sets itself apart from its competitors through its nontraditional and innovative pizzas, like Jamaican Jerk Chicken or Thai Chicken.

Who founded California Pizza Kitchen?

California Pizza Kitchen was founded in 1985 by the former federal prosecutors Larry Flax and Rick Rosenfield.

How many slices are in a California Pizza Kitchen pizza?

A California Pizza Kitchen pizza contains six slices.

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