Wednesday, March 30, 2011

FACEBOOK 500 Names Straw Hat Pizza as "Social Media Savvy!"

Straw Hat Pizza is proud to announce that it has made the 2011 FACEBOOK 500!

In the "2011 Franchises in Social Media Ranking: Franchises on Facebook" article found at this link, Straw Hat Pizza is named as one of the top 500 companies which are considered "Social Media Savvy."

As part of the criteria to be included in the FACEBOOK 500, companies must not only have a significant number of Facebook "Fans," but cannot be listed without having received the distintion of making the Entrepreneur rankings for 2011. Major Pizza competitors were not listed because of this fact.

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Straw Hat Pizza in Alameda, CA opens!

We are happy to announce that the newest Straw Hat Pizza is now open in Alameda, CA!

You can visit the official web page at this link (

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011


Known for its Genuine California Pizza, Straw Hat Pizza at The Plant will Celebrate its Grand Opening with FREE PIZZA DAY March 24th

Straw Hat Pizza, the original ‘California Pizza’ since 1959, announced it has opened its 82nd location and newest restaurant in San Jose, California in The Plant shopping center at 81 Curtner Avenue on Monday, March 14th, 2011. The grand opening celebration for the whole community FREE PIZZA DAY will be held Thursday, March 24th from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. with free personal-sized pizza (one per customer) given away and guests may enter to win Free Pizza for a year which will be given to one lucky winner.

“We hope the whole community comes out to enjoy our Free Pizza Day and taste why Straw Hat Pizza has been around for more than 50 years,” said Sanjay Agarwal, franchise owner Straw Hat Pizza San Jose. “Our location is the first in San Jose and boasts the newest look and of course the famous pizza,” he said.

The new Straw Hat Pizza is 3000 square feet with two colorful wall murals depicting the 50 year old pizza brand’s history and its California heritage. Other standout features include a beer and wine sit down bar area, a video game room, 2 HD TVs, a 42 item salad bar and a pizza lunch buffet.

The new location will be managed by local resident and franchisee, Paula Agarwal and will offer delivery and online ordering at The new restaurant can be reached by calling 408-295-1970 and is located at 81 Curtner Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125. Store hours will be 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Sunday – Thursday, Friday and Saturdays 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Straw Hat Pizza has been making waves and fresh genuine California pizza since 1959. Using California vine-ripened tomatoes and local produce, hand-shredded cheeses and dough fresh rolled daily, their pizza is fresh and delicious. With a menu of Gourmet Masters Pizzas, Hot Hat™ Stuffed Sandwiches, and a forty-plus item garden fresh salad bar, guests have been enjoying the food as well as the family-friendly atmosphere for more than five decades. Today, fifty-plus years later, Straw Hat Pizza is still making waves and Genuine California Pizza with the freshest ingredients. It’s not a trend; it’s a history as genuine as their California pizza.

Besides the new San Jose location, the fifty one year old company is growing with new locations opening in Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, New Jersey, and Alameda and Chatsworth, California. Growth plans to reach 150 locations within two years. For more information please visit: and please follow us on Facebook & Twitter @StrawHatPizza.

Friday, March 18, 2011

FREE Pizza!

Register to win a FREE pizza for an entire year at the grand opening of the San Jose, CA Straw Hat Pizza between Thursday and Sunday March 24-27, 2011. See store for complete details.

Grand Opening Special

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

San Jose, CA Straw Hat Pizza Grand Opening!

Free Pizza!

San Jose, CA Straw Hat Pizza Grand Opening!

The latest in a string of Straw Hat Pizza restaurants opening is taking place in San Jose, CA on Monday March 14, 2011.

Specials for opening week include a FREE* Individual size 7" 6-Cheese and/or Pepperoni Pizza for every visitor on Thursday March 24th (see image above).

Another special for the grand opening week is a 15" Large 1-Topping Pizza for only $8.99 (normally $15.99) which is valid Fri-Sun March 25-27, 2011 (see image below).

We invite you to share in the festivities, free food and other specials by visiting the new Straw Hat Pizza located at:

81 Curtner Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125
(408) 295-1970

...or check out the website at

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

NEW Straw Hat Pizza Opening In San Jose, CA in Early March!

The San Jose, CA area is about to experience the joy associated with eating "Genuine California Pizza" with the grand opening of the newest Straw Hat Pizza!

Located at 81 Curtner Avenue San Jose, CA 95125 (408) 295-1970, Straw Hat Pizza is perfect for large groups, watching that special game, birthday parties and other special events.

Kids can have a great time with the video game area.

Check out the official San Jose, CA Straw Hat Pizza web page here.

Sign up for occasional specials via email here.

Make it point to check out the latest restaurant in the San Jose area today.