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“A family favorite since 1959”
It’s our 65th anniversary!
Which means $0.65 pizzas!*
* Buy a large pizza at regular price and get a large 1-topping for $0.65
This offer can not be combined with others. Offer is valid July 1, 2024 - July 31, 2024. DINE IN ONLY. $2.00 extra for takeout. Add toppings for additional charge. Not valid on gluten-free or cauliflower crust.
A neatly-dressed, cartoony, old-fashioned pizza maker presents a pipping-hot pepperoni pizza while waving his straw hat into the air

What makes us unique?

Fresh-made dough every day

Our dough is freshly-made each day, and we use only the freshest of ingredients.

California crust

An unforgettable thin layered crust with a tangy sauce.

Special cheese blend

Our special cheese blend separates us from other pizzas, as it gives Straw Hat a unique delicious taste.

People Pleasin’ Pizza

Straw Hat Pizza 1959
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Welcome to Straw Hat Pizza

About Us

Straw Hat Pizza was formed July 10, 1959, by Charlie Olsen and Bill Henderlong. They had been working in the industry at the time and felt they could provide a better-tasting product and family-friendly environment. The first Straw Hat opened in 1960 in San Leandro, CA.

They picked the name because of the types of uniforms worn by many pizzerias in California at the time. This way, customers would quickly identify with and understand the type of product they sold.

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Cook taking pizza out of oven in 1965 Color photo of old store from 1980 Old-style Straw Hat Pizza Palace sign from 1969

All for Fun, Fun for All

Straw Hat Pizza
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Master Pizzas

The pizzas that made us great!
While every store is independently owned, these are our specialty pizzas that have been raved about for many years!
The Works Pizza
The Works
Classic Veggie Pizza
Classic Veggie
BBQ Chicken Pizza
BBQ Chicken
Meat-E-Or Pizza
California Veggie Pizza
California Veggie
Aloha Chicken Pizza
Aloha Chicken
Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza
Chicken Bacon Ranch
Lemon Pepper Chicken Pizza
Lemon Pepper Chicken
Garlicky Chicken Pizza
Garlicky Chicken
Celebrating the timeless joy of shared moments and delicious flavors, Straw Hat Pizza brings people together, one slice at a time.
Sal Listek
Chairman of the Board
Sal Listek
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