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California Pizza Kitchen

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner
RATINGS
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Menu

SMALL PLATES + CALIFORNIA FLATBREADS
$5.99
Mexican Street Corn
Creamy sweet corn removed from the cob and roasted with smoked paprika, Feta and Parmesan. Served with fresh cilantro, lime and housemade ranchito sauce
$7.79
Charred Shishito Peppers
East Asian shishito peppers pan-sautéed with soy sauce, garlic and red chili
$5.99
Petite Wedge
Nueske's applewood smoked bacon, chopped egg and Roma tomatoes served with bleu cheese dressing
$5.69
Crispy Mac 'N' Cheese
Our classic mac 'n' cheese lightly fried with panko, served on creamy cheese sauce
$5.49
White Corn Guacamole + Chips
Diced avocado, sweet corn, black beans, jicama, bell peppers, fresh cilantro & serrano peppers. Served with housemade blue & white corn tortilla chips
$8.79
Bianco Flatbread
Whipped truffle cream, Gorgonzola, Mozzarella and fresh sage
$8.79
Shaved Mushroom + Spinach Flatbread
Cremini mushrooms, sautéed spinach and California Olive Ranch extra virgin olive oil with Romano and Parmesan
$8.79
Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower
Fresh cauliflower florets buttermilk-battered and fried to a golden brown, then tossed in housemade Sriracha buffalo sauce and topped with a salad of celery, cilantro, scallions and Gorgonzola
$6.99
Asparagus + Arugula Salad
Sun-dried tomatoes, toasted almonds and shaved Parmesan served with housemade lemon vinaigrette
APPETIZERS
$11.99
Spinach Artichoke Dip
Served hot with housemade blue & white corn tortilla chips
$12.79
Avocado Club Egg Rolls
Hand-wrapped crispy wonton rolls filled with avocado, chicken, tomato, Monterey Jack and Nueske's applewood smoked bacon. Served with housemade ranchito sauce and herb ranch
Chicken $12.59
Shrimp $14.19
Chicken & Shrimp $16.19
Lettuce Wraps
Fresh Shiitake mushrooms, water chestnuts and scallions tossed in spicy ginger soy sauce
$10.49
Szechwan Chicken Dumplings
Chinese dumplings topped with fresh cilantro, sesame seeds and scallions. Served with our soy-ginger chili sauce
TORTILLA SPRING ROLLS
Baked in our hearth oven and sprinkled with herbs. Choose two [cal. 660-880] $10.99, Choose three [cal. 990-1320] $13.79
Mediterranean Veggie
Cremini mushrooms, eggplant, sun-dried tomatoes, caramelized onions, Mozzarella and Parmesan. Served with marinara [cal. 340]
Baja Chicken
Monterey Jack and Cheddar, corn, black beans, poblanos, red onions and fresh cilantro. Served with housemade guacamole [cal. 330]
Thai Chicken
Peanut sauce, bean sprouts, scallions, carrots, fresh cilantro and Mozzarella. Served with Thai peanut sauce [cal. 440]
SOUPS
cup $5.99 | bowl $5.99 | two in a bowl $8.99
Cup $5.99
Bowl $7.99
Tomato Basil Bisque
Our velvety tomato bisque with a touch of cream, topped with housemade garlic butter croutons
Cup $5.99
Bowl $7.99
Dakota Smashed Pea + Barley
A hearty split pea soup with barley, carrots, onions, savory herbs and scallions
Cup $5.99
Bowl $7.99
Sedona Tortilla
Vine-ripened tomatoes, tomatillos and corn with mild green chilies, Southwestern spices and crispy tortillas
Cup $5.99
Bowl $7.99
Baked Potato
Purée of potato with Nueske's applewood smoked bacon and scallions
$8.99
Two In a Bowl
Two of our signature soups served side by side
POWER BOWLS
Protein-packed with supergrains and layered with fresh veggies. Substitute grilled shrimp or sautéed salmon upon request (additional charge)
$15.99
Banh MI Bowl
Quinoa, baby kale, fresh cilantro & mint topped with grilled chicken, daikon radish, fresh avocado, cucumber, carrot, bean sprouts, scallions and sesame seeds. Served with housemade chili-lime vinaigrette and serrano peppers
$15.99
Santa Fe Bowl
Cilantro farro and spinach topped with lime chicken, tomatoes, sweet corn, black beans, red cabbage, fresh avocado, poblano peppers and toasted pepitas. Served with housemade poblano ranch
SALADS
+ Grilled Chicken Breast (Gluten-free ingredients) [add cal. 260] $4.50 | + Grilled Shrimp (Gluten-free ingredients) [add cal. 120] $5 | + Sautéed Salmon (Gluten-free ingredients) [add cal. 320] $6 | + Fresh Avocado (Gluten-free ingredients) (Vegetarian) [add cal. 110] $3
Full $16.99
Half $12.99
The Original BBQ Chicken Chopped Salad
Black beans, sweet corn, jicama, fresh cilantro & basil, crispy corn tortilla strips, Monterey Jack and our housemade herb ranch. Topped with BBQ chicken, tomatoes and scallions. Suggested with fresh avocado
Full $16.79
Half $12.79
Roasted Veggie
Warm artichoke hearts, asparagus, eggplant, red & yellow peppers, corn and sun-dried tomatoes served with cool Romaine, avocado and housemade Dijon balsamic vinaigrette. Suggested with grilled chicken, shrimp or sautéed salmon
Full $13.99
Half $9.99
Classic Caesar
Crisp Romaine with shaved Parmesan and housemade garlic butter croutons. Suggested with grilled chicken, shrimp or sautéed salmon
Full $17.39
Half $13.39
Waldorf Chicken
Grapes, green apples, candied walnuts, crisp celery, baby greens and Gorgonzola served with housemade Dijon balsamic vinaigrette
Full $16.79
Half $12.79
Thai Crunch
Crisp veggies and fresh cilantro with chicken and the crunch of peanuts, wontons and rice sticks. Served with Thai peanut dressing. Suggested with fresh avocado
Full $17.39
Half $13.39
California Cobb
Nueske's applewood smoked bacon, avocado, chicken, tomatoes, chopped egg, fresh basil and Gorgonzola with housemade herb ranch or bleu cheese dressing. Try it with fresh beets. full: [cal. 950/1050] | [cal. 470/530]. [Add cal. 35 full/cal. 20 half]
Full $16.49
Half $12.49
Italian Chopped
Roasted turkey breast, julienned salami, garbanzo beans, tomatoes, Mozzarella and fresh basil served with housemade mustard herb vinaigrette
Full $16.99
Half $12.29
Quinoa + Arugula
Our super-grain salad with asparagus, sun-dried tomatoes, red onions, toasted pine nuts and Feta. Served with our housemade Champagne vinaigrette. Suggested with grilled chicken, shrimp or sautéed salmon
MAIN PLATES
$25.99
Hearth-Roasted Halibut*
Wild-caught North Pacific halibut roasted on a cedar plank with grilled asparagus and creamy farro with butternut squash & baby kale
$21.79
Cedar Plank Salmon*
North Atlantic salmon roasted on a cedar plank in our hearth oven with smoked paprika and lime. Served with white corn & spinach succotash topped with Feta
$20.99
Roasted Garlic Chicken + Seasonal Vegetables
Pan-roasted chicken breast in lemon-garlic sauce with hearth-roasted fingerling potatoes, cauliflower, Mediterranean herbs and seasonal vegetables
$18.19
Chicken Piccata
Pan-roasted chicken breast with linguini fini, lemon, capers and cream
$19.69
Chicken Milanese
Panko-crusted chicken breast topped with wild arugula and housemade checca, finished with California Olive Ranch extra virgin olive oil and shaved Parmesan
$16.99
Crispy Fish Tacos
Panko-crusted filleted white fish, fresh avocado, shaved cabbage, Sriracha ranch and fresh cilantro. Served with flame-roasted salsa and our housemade blue & white corn tortilla chips
$28.99
Fire-Grilled Ribeye*
12oz USDA choice ribeye grilled with housemade Pinot Noir sea salt and topped with bleu cheese compound butter. Served with roasted fingerling potatoes and lemon-garlic wild arugula salad
ORIGINAL HAND-TOSSED PIZZAS
[Calories listed below are per slice. All pizzas are 6 slices.] Wheat whole grain crust upon request [add cal. 20]. Crispy thin crust for an additional [add cal. 0] $1.50. Cauliflower Crust for an additional $2.50 [subtract cal. 10]. Ask about our certified gluten-free pizzas
$15.99
The Original BBQ Chicken Pizza
Created here in 1985. Our legendary BBQ sauce, smoked Gouda, red onions and fresh cilantro transform this original to iconic
$16.99
The Works
Spicy Italian sausage, rustic pepperoni, Cremini mushrooms, Mozzarella, red onions, green peppers, olives and wild Greek oregano
$15.49
Thai Chicken
Grilled chicken breast with peanut sauce and Mozzarella, hearth-baked then topped with crisp bean sprouts, julienned carrots, slivered scallions and fresh cilantro
$15.29
Wild Mushroom
Shaved Cremini, Shiitake, Portobello and white mushrooms with slivered scallions, cracked black pepper, Romano and Mozzarella. Finished with Parmesan. Suggested on wheat whole grain crust
$15.99
Hawaiian
Fresh pineapple, applewood smoked ham and slivered scallions
$13.99
Five Cheese + Fresh Tomato
Fresh and traditional Mozzarella, Monterey Jack, smoked Gouda and Romano with tomato and fresh basil
$15.29
Spicy Chipotle Chicken
Chipotle adobo sauce, shaved poblanos and Monterey Jack with housemade roasted corn & black bean salsa, fresh cilantro and tangy lime crema
$17.49
Carne Asada
Tender marinated steak, fire-roasted poblanos, cilantro pesto, yellow onions, Mozzarella, Monterey Jack and fresh cilantro. Served with housemade salsa verde
$16.89
California Club
Nueske's applewood smoked bacon, grilled chicken and Mozzarella, hearth-baked then topped with avocado, wild arugula, fresh tomatoes, torn basil and Romaine tossed in lemon-pepper mayo. Suggested on wheat whole grain crust
$15.49
Shrimp Scampi
Housemade lemon-garlic shrimp with caramelized onions, Mozzarella, Parmesan and red chili, topped with fresh arugula and wild Greek oregano. Suggested on cauliflower crust
CRISPY THIN CRUST PIZZAS
$17.69
Sicilian
Spicy marinara, Italian sausage, spicy Capicola ham, salami, Mozzarella, shaved Parmesan, fresh basil & oregano
$14.99
Tostada
Crisp lettuce, tortilla strips and housemade herb ranch top this hearth-baked crust with layers of black beans, melted Cheddar & Monterey Jack. Served with flame-roasted salsa
$15.69
Margherita
Italian tomatoes with fresh Mozzarella, fresh basil and Parmesan
$15.89
Jamaican Jerk Chicken
Spicy sweet Caribbean sauce, authentic Jamaican spices, Nueske's applewood smoked bacon, red onions, bell peppers and scallions
$15.99
Roasted Artichoke + Spinach
Oven-roasted artichoke hearts, roasted garlic, sautéed spinach, Mozzarella and Parmesan over a layer of our legendary Spinach Artichoke Dip
GLUTEN-FREE PIZZAS
[Calories listed below are per slice. All pizzas are 6 slices.] Your choice of New Cauliflower Crust Or Traditional Gluten-free Crust
$18.49
The Original BBQ Chicken Pizza
Our legendary BBQ sauce, smoked Gouda, red onions and fresh cilantro transform this original to iconic [cal. 180/220]
$17.99
Pepperoni
A combination of rustic and spicy pepperoni with fresh Mozzarella and wild Greek oregano [cal. 180/210]
$19.09
Mushroom Pepperoni Sausage
Cremini mushrooms, rustic pepperoni, spicy Italian sausage, fresh torn basil, Mozzarella and wild Greek oregano [cal. 190/230]
$18.19
Margherita
Italian tomatoes with fresh Mozzarella, fresh basil and Parmesan [cal. 220/250]
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Pizza, Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose to sit outside and enjoy the pleasant environment of Kailua. I was very satisfied with my split pea & barley soup along with a scrumptious salad with salmon, spinach, artichokes, etc... Do choose to relax and enjoy the ambience and food!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jane V
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Stopped here for a pizza, but that was a tad too expensive for our liking. Instead, I got a half-salad (still a huge portion). The salad I got was so delicious. Wish we had a location where I live so I could try more of...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Srs2089
Reviewed 27 May 2018

This is one of my wife's favorite places to eat in Kailua. They are consistently good, and change things on the menu periodically so the menu does not get stale. It's a go-to restaurant when we want to make sure we're going to enjoy the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank johnlN8276DY
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Service was horrible. After telling us 4 times the bread was comming out it showed up at the same time as our pizza. The pizza was salty and not good. We ordered the Jamaican jerk and it had an overpowering sage taste. ...yuk.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Marc_and_Kim_Z
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We ordered some take out- a veggie, two Hawaiian and something rather meaty. All four pizzas were really good- I wish we got more. I highly recommend the veggie pizza it was one of the best I’d ever had. The thin crust is perfectly thin...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank movingtofrance
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We had good pizza and service here. I like thin, crispy crust, and they made it just the way I like it.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank kpl200
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This is a review of the California Pizza Kitchen at Kailua Town Center. After our hike of the Pillbox trail we came to the Kailua Town Center restaurant for lunch after 1:15. Although, the restaurant was busy but not full, we waited 5-10 minutes for...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Bottomshelfhockey
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Over-Priced. Over-Hyped. Bland but healthy (fresh ingredients) pizza. If your a tofu & vegetable person -- this is the pizza for you.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank EJPenn
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I went at a very busy time. Quite a wait. Once we got a table, service was a little slow; asked for things a couple of times. Food was great!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank 985JulieG
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Their pizza is good and the service I got has been good. The staff was friendly and helpful when ordering. Didn't have to wait for the food or drinks long

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Steven B
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