California Pizza Kitchen: Delicious Pizza Creations Downtown

Located in the Circle Centre Mall complex, California Pizza Kitchen in Indianapolis downtown offers fresh pizza creations for hungry Hoosiers. This casual dining chain that specializes in California style pizza was founded in 1985 in Beverly Hills. Known for its innovative and traditional pizzas like the “Original BBQ Chicken Pizza,” BLT, Thai Chicken and Jamaican Jerk Chicken Pizzas. In addition, they serve various pasta dishes, salads, soups, sandwiches and desserts. Head to this downtown Indianapolis restaurant for a California style feast.

This international chain has more than 230 location in the 32 U.S. states and eleven other countries like China, Mexico, Indonesia, India, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea and the United Arab Emirates. Their location in downtown Indianapolis has prime real estate in the Circle Centre Mall on Maryland Street. Stop in after a hard day of work or a decadent day of Indianapolis shopping to treat yourself to a truly unique meal.

Start your meal off with one of their delectable appetizers. Tortilla Spring Rolls have a southwestern flair, while the sesame ginger chicken dumplings offer an Asian taste. Their avocado egg rolls are a creamy, crispy, cool treat and the Tuscan hummus is perfect for sharing. On a blustery day enjoy a cup or bowl of soup like artichoke and broccoli, Sedona tortilla or smashed pea and barley soup. CPK’s salads offer unique combinations. Try the caramelized peach, classic Caesar,  Chinese Chicken, Miso shrimp and roasted vegetable.

You can’t eat at California Pizza Kitchen without ordering a pie. The California Club comes with applewood smoked bacon, chicken, mozzarella, tomatoes, avocado and chilled lettuce tossed in mayo. The Thai Chicken is topped with Thai peanut sauce, chicken mozzarella, scallions, bean sprouts, carrots, cilantro and peanuts.

Or chow down on the Pear and Gorgonzola topped with Bosc pears, Gorgonzola, fontina, mozzarella, caramelized onions and hazelnuts. With dozens of specialty pizzas to choose from, every visit is different. Thin crust options include roasted artichoke and spinach, pesto chicken, margherita and others.

Not in the mood for pizza, order some pasta. The chicken tequila fettuccine is a delicious combination of spinach fettuccine with chicken, basil, peppers, red onions and cilantro in a tequila-line jalapeno cream sauce. Kung Pao Spaghetti is a clever combination spaghetti with Kung Pao sauce with garlic, green onions, peanuts, hot red chilies and your choice of chicken, shrimp or both. Other options include Spaghetti Bolognese, Chicken Piccata, Tomato Basil Spaghettini, traditional mac and cheese and others.

California Pizza Kitchen also serves hearty sandwiches like the Cranberry Walnut Chicken Salad, the California Club, Grilled Vegetable, Italian Deli and more. Or choose from fish or steak tacos. Finish your meal off with a scrumptious dessert. Options include Chocolate Souffle Cake, Butter Cake, Red Velvet Cake, Key Lime Pie and more.

California Pizza Kitchen also offers menus for sensitive eaters including an allergen menu, a gluten free menu, vegetarian and vegan menus and a kids menu. Don’t miss this downtown Indianapolis restaurant.

California Pizza Kitchen
49 West Maryland Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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