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New "Jules thin crust Pizza" next to Zachary's in Oakland...WTF?

Mission Jun 10, 2013 11:02 PM

What is up with this corporate chain pizza joint that does not want to admit they are in Oakland?

Rockridge, California...WTF?

All of their other locations don't have a problem with the town they are in?

http://julesthincrust.com/locations

Plus, what is up with their "pre-made pizzas "

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  1. drewskiSF RE: Mission Jun 10, 2013 11:35 PM

    The Rockridge thing is pretty lame.

    Marzano has frozen pre-made to go.

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      hc100 RE: Mission Jun 11, 2013 11:57 PM

      Hi There,

      My husband and I are the owners of Jules Thin Crust in Oakland. Thanks for this feedback regarding listing our business as Rockridge vs. Oakland. We meant no disrespect. It's a valid point you make... why do we call Jules Oakland, Jules Rockridge? One reason is that we lived here for so long that we have always called the neighborhood 'Rockridge' when talking about where we live. And secondly, Oakland is big. We simply thought that by distinguishing which neighborhood (with a map included on the website), it would help people know exactly where, in Oakland, we were located (so as to avoid confusion). And lastly, our good friends (the Founders of Jules) who live in Pennsylvania, also have listed their stores by their "unincorporated community" names:

      - Jules Ardmore is actually in Lower Merion Township
      - Jules Wayne is in Radnor Township
      - Jules Jenkintown is in Abington Township

      We are taking your suggestion to heart and revising our website to reflect "Oakland" instead of "Rockridge".

      We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you.

      Thanks again for reaching out to us and for your suggestion.

      Best regards,

      Heather & Jeff Clapp
      Jules Thin Crust CA

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      1. re: hc100
        wolfe RE: hc100 Jun 12, 2013 06:26 AM

        I'll have one gluten free thin crust pizza with cheese, sackcloth and ashes. :-)

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          hungree RE: hc100 Jun 17, 2013 10:52 PM

          welcome to OAKLAND! i'm gonna go check it out just because of this. I like little star better than zachary's anyway for deep dish.

        2. Melanie Wong RE: Mission Jun 17, 2013 09:59 PM

          How's the pizza?

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          1. re: Melanie Wong
            Mission RE: Melanie Wong Jun 17, 2013 10:33 PM

            Jules thin crust Pizza changed location to 'Oakland' on their website.

            Their pizza is really,really good.


            Welcome to Oakland.

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              Munching Mark RE: Mission Jun 22, 2013 08:11 AM

              Agree, the pizza is delicious (love the varied, quality ingredients and options), and the price point is a bit lower than across the street. Comfortable place to sit and eat also, employees are very nice and vibe is relaxed.

              Hopefully OP "Mission" (why not "SF," is s/he ashamed of their City?) can find it in his heart to forgive the location name choice and see if the pizza lives up to their surely exacting standards.

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                Robert Lauriston RE: Munching Mark Jun 22, 2013 08:50 AM

                As noted above they changed the location to Oakland, CA on the web site.

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            mdougherty RE: Mission Jun 24, 2013 06:11 PM

            I stopped here today for lunch. I had two slices, one with a bunch of meat and mushrooms on it, the other with mozzarella, garlic, a little tomato sauce (I think they called it the "Brooklyn"). It has a thin, cracker-like crust and gets re-heated in a Quizno's like conveyor oven. I thought the pizza was fine, but I probably wouldn't go out of my way for it. I'd rate Rotten City higher in the area slice-joint hierarchy.

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