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Letters: Zachary's Pizza update

Dear Editor,

I wanted to take a moment to reach out to friends and neighbors in our community to clarify the progress and evolution of our restaurant build-out planned at 337 Main St. downtown.

The project has moved along very slowly for various reasons not having to do with Zachary's or the city of Pleasanton. Significant construction is required to be completed by the landlord before Zachary's can perform any work on the site.

The building was scheduled to be turned over to us more than a year ago, and now they are projecting a turnover date in early 2019. Our design and construction plans are substantial, and will likely take 6-8 months to complete if there are no further delays out of our control.

While these delays certainly are frustrating, we can only focus on what is within our control. As a longtime Pleasanton resident, downtown has always felt like a good fit for Zachary's. We appreciate your patience and understanding and are very much looking forward to serving everyone.

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-- Kevin Suto

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Letters: Zachary's Pizza update

Uploaded: Mon, Dec 3, 2018, 1:36 pm

Dear Editor,

I wanted to take a moment to reach out to friends and neighbors in our community to clarify the progress and evolution of our restaurant build-out planned at 337 Main St. downtown.

The project has moved along very slowly for various reasons not having to do with Zachary's or the city of Pleasanton. Significant construction is required to be completed by the landlord before Zachary's can perform any work on the site.

The building was scheduled to be turned over to us more than a year ago, and now they are projecting a turnover date in early 2019. Our design and construction plans are substantial, and will likely take 6-8 months to complete if there are no further delays out of our control.

While these delays certainly are frustrating, we can only focus on what is within our control. As a longtime Pleasanton resident, downtown has always felt like a good fit for Zachary's. We appreciate your patience and understanding and are very much looking forward to serving everyone.

We have special plans for our Pleasanton location and promise it will be worth the wait!

-- Kevin Suto

Comments

Chris Beratlis
Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 4, 2018 at 10:23 am
Chris Beratlis, Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 4, 2018 at 10:23 am
14 people like this

Thank you for the update on the restaurant. Nice not keeping everyone in the dark. It's stand up businesses like yours that the community will appreciate!


Timothy
Birdland
on Dec 4, 2018 at 10:27 am
Timothy, Birdland
on Dec 4, 2018 at 10:27 am
4 people like this

Has Pleasanton gone NUTS? That's all we need is another pizza place...meaning Zachary's Pizza. If it's not a massage parlor or another coffee house. Don't the people that live in Pleasanton have a say so as to what businesses come into our City?


Annette
Pleasanton Valley
on Dec 4, 2018 at 11:52 am
Annette, Pleasanton Valley
on Dec 4, 2018 at 11:52 am
23 people like this

Looking forward to having Zachary's in P-town! Love, love, love the pizza - thank you!


Wesley
Gatewood
on Dec 4, 2018 at 12:50 pm
Wesley, Gatewood
on Dec 4, 2018 at 12:50 pm
10 people like this

I'm so excited to find out we're getting a Zachary's soon. Thank you for the update.


Silverfox
Castlewood
on Dec 4, 2018 at 7:07 pm
Silverfox, Castlewood
on Dec 4, 2018 at 7:07 pm
4 people like this

@Timothy

And what would YOU like to see?


Can't wait!
Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 4, 2018 at 9:34 pm
Can't wait!, Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 4, 2018 at 9:34 pm
8 people like this

Mr. Suto-- Thanks for the update. Sorry to hear about the delays. Yes, many agree Zachary's will be a great fit and great asset to the Pleasanton downtown.

@Timothy-- No, Pleasanton has not gone "nuts." Zachary's is a unique employee owned pizza restaurant with a long history in the east bay. Many people like me will go out of their way for Zachary's stuffed pizza. It will bring people to downtown Pleasanton. As someone who first ate Zachary's in 1983 when it opened, I can't wait and will appreciate a short drive or long walk to get my favorite pizza. Everyone I have taken to Zachary's has loved it.

Web Link


Johnny
Birdland
on Dec 5, 2018 at 7:53 am
Johnny, Birdland
on Dec 5, 2018 at 7:53 am
2 people like this

Super... no more going to Berzerkly


Jack
Registered user
Downtown
on Dec 5, 2018 at 8:06 am
Jack, Downtown
Registered user
on Dec 5, 2018 at 8:06 am
5 people like this

@ Timothy It is only the people of Pleasanton who have a say in what businesses locate here...


ro
Foothill Farms
on Dec 5, 2018 at 8:09 am
ro, Foothill Farms
on Dec 5, 2018 at 8:09 am
Like this comment

So nice to get an update. We see some places shuttered Bernal/Valley and wonder if they will ever open.


Spudly
Laguna Oaks
on Dec 5, 2018 at 11:16 am
Spudly, Laguna Oaks
on Dec 5, 2018 at 11:16 am
2 people like this

@Jack - good response. Timothy might need a civics refresher:)


Deborah
Vintage Hills
on Dec 5, 2018 at 12:15 pm
Deborah, Vintage Hills
on Dec 5, 2018 at 12:15 pm
2 people like this

Thanks for the update! We're looking forward to your opening.


PammyJ
Registered user
Alisal Elementary School
on Dec 5, 2018 at 6:48 pm
PammyJ, Alisal Elementary School
Registered user
on Dec 5, 2018 at 6:48 pm
1 person likes this

Great pizza and a fantastic addition to Pleasanton. However given the popularity of Zachary‘s isn’t the tenant space somewhat small. And there is barely any parking on the premises so it will impact the bank near door and surrounding businesses greatly. Kind of like trying to put 10 pounds in a 2 pound bag.


js
Amador Estates
on Dec 6, 2018 at 7:30 am
js, Amador Estates
on Dec 6, 2018 at 7:30 am
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YES! cant wait. Zachary's is one of the best Deep dishes around. and there half baked take out pizzas are fantastic.


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