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73080 El Paseo Ste 8, Palm Desert, CA 92260-4292
+1 760-776-5036
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Huge menu. If you can't find something on the menu you like there is seriously something wrong with you. Gluten free options, vegetarian options, low calorie options. Excellent drink menu

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Thank jgfsdg
Portland, Oregon
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't go wrong. A predictable and enjoyable California Pizza Kitchen dining experience on El Paseo. The shrimp/ zucchini/pasta (light on the pasta and would be fine without) is excellent. The Cobb salad is one of the best anywhere. Unusually friendly servers.

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Cala d'Or, Spain
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Healthy eating, but sit in the bar area overlooking El Paseo. really enjoyed this mean and did not get indigestion with the bill either, would have gone again and again.

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Thank Neil P
Beverly Hills, California
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was craving a "different" kind of salad and found this restaurant to have multiple choices. Service was great, reasonable prices and friendly atmosphere. I was there at a time when it wasn't too crowded so the noise level was OK. It can be noisy at dinner time when it's really busy. Not much to absorb sound.

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Toronto, Canada
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64 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Travelling with kids stinks, food-wise, when you have to choose places with kids' menus, quick service, and not so fancy that your spilled juice or noisy pre-schooler disturbs other people. This was the best food we had all week, restaurant wise. The only down side was it took a long time to arrive: place was busy on a Sunday evening... More 

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Palm Desert, California
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109 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I can't say enough nice things about our experience. It started with the sweet hostess, funny and friendly. Next our server was so adorable, she had paw print tattoo's on her arm, I shared that we had lost our dog that week and got emotional. She gave me the sweetest hug. Now on to the food. As always, the bread... More 

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Thank LoriJM
Winnipeg, Canada
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75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Been here before and we knew it would be good. Sat on the patio at the bar, ordered a couple drinks and the spinach and mushroom flatbread, it was terrific. Wife had the fish tacos, and I had the full size Cobb salad, the half size would have been plenty , it was delicious, the wife said her fish tacos... More 

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Thank Ottr60
Collierville, Tennessee
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

This was a great pace to grab a late lunch. Excellent service. Great tasting food. Fun place to people watch. Finally enjoyed their real pizza after numerous frozen ones.

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Thank Cvilltrvlr
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Great pizza and salads. Always dependable. We go there often, especially when we are tired and just need a little dinner or lunch.

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Thank Bart J
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121 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Pizza, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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?