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California Pizza Kitchen

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4200 Fairfax Corner West Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22030
+1 703-222-8097
11:00 - 22:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Springfield VA
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to enjoy this. First folks in the place, orders taken quickly, didn't see server again until food delivered. Then, despite over 70 tables in the place, the staff puts a group of loud people right next to u, spoiling our lunch. Really lazy staff

Thank novahappyguy
Woodbridge, Virginia
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270 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Good choice of pasta, Mexican, and pizza abound.. The salads are huge! My wife had the harvest soup and salad lunch duo and I went with the thin crust meat pizza. All perfect! This place has been renovated since we were last here and it is light and airy and sits right on the corner for people watching if you... More 

Thank R K
Fairfax, Virginia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The waiter was great! Had to ask for bread. My favorite salad the peach salad they no longer have. We had flat bread pizza instead and it was good.

Thank Buck2016
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287 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Fairfax Corner has build a new multi-level parking garage close to California Pizza Kitchen. CPK has added a couple of new high bar tables, and new chairs at the bar. I breezed in for a quick salad at the bar for lunch. A doable 60 minutes from Mason's Fairfax campus if you know the short cuts. Love the new look... More 

Thank Crazzzzs
Fresno, California
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140 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Being from California, we had to stop for eats at CPK when window shopping at the Fairfax Corner Shopping Center. Although it is pretty similar to other CPK in which we have eaten, the wait staff seemed particularly friendly and helpful. We enjoyed our dinner as we fought off the second day of jet lag.

Thank LBlank-SalinasCA
Fairfax, Virginia
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

and the pizza is always delicious, hot and tasty!! The wait staff is very friendly and service is fast!!

Thank harrietjb13
Riverside, California
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2,129 reviews
1,174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 404 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Two strikes...I won't be back. VERY slow service, and incorrect orders. The location is very busy with difficult parking due to the theaters. I was only there during peak hours. Generally, the CPK food is very good. Maybe it's good here when it's slow.

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Centreville, Virginia
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543 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

The pizzas are great because you can get a regular, thin or flatbread and the combinations of toppings are really good. The salads are excellent, big portions and lots of really fresh, delicious ingredients. The service is fine and the location is great right there in Fairfax Corner. They have a lot of good lunch specials, too.

Thank RYC88
Kuching, Malaysia
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66 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

I always come here for quick lunch and will order the lunch set. It's enough and reasonable for me. Good ambiance and friendly server. I love the farmer's market soup and the chicken sandwich

Thank minnnara
Oakton, VA
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143 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

I simply like the bolonaise and thin crust pizza as well as the salads. Good service p, relaxed environment.

Thank genegrandisle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4200 Fairfax Corner West Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22030
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 703-222-8097

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