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?
All of their other locations don't have a problem with the town they are in?
Plus, what is up with their "pre-made pizzas "
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.
Heather & Jeff Clapp
Jules Thin Crust CA
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.
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.