From Crafted to Casual Cuisine

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Each of our establishments reflect an atmosphere cultivated by the neighborhood in which they are located. With a commitment to providing high-quality food, enjoyable settings and great personal interactions, we operate our businesses in a state of open communication, ethical integrity and with respect for quality of life. 

We have a commitment to quality that our reputation has been built upon. Our customers expect great quality, responsibly-sourced, local-where-possible, and culinary expertise in our menus. Besides just great service, we provide quality atmospheres with inviting dining rooms and options, like takeout and delivery, that help our customers get our product with their lifestyles in mind.

Little Star Pizza


Little Star Pizza location in the Mission opened in 2006, and specializes in gourmet, Chicago-style pizza. This is the second location in the franchise and remains owned and operated by founder, Jon Guhl. After years of earning a reputation for reliable service and quality it has become a staple in the community and hosts tens of thousands of unique guest a year. 

The Albany location is the last addition and positioned on the Solano Avenue opene. This particularly family-friendly location has a large dining room and full bar, with decor that sets itself apart from the others; a long, tall, red booth spanning an entire wall; hanging, art deco lighting; high ceilings, beautifully comfortable waiting area. 

Nominated annually for Best Pizza Awards by publications, such as Oakland Magazine, Little Star continues to be a regional favorite. The pizza restaurant has been honored the "Reader's Choice for Best Pizza" in the SF Weekly for the years 2005 through 2009. San Francisco Bay Guardian: Reader's Choice "Best Pizza in the Bay Area" 2011 and 2012. Little Star has also been included in 7x7 Magazine's "Big Eat SF: 100 Things to Try Before you Die" for two years running. Lastly, in a NY Times article that appeared in 2005, Little Star Pizza was declared "head and shoulder's above Zachary's", their East Bay rival, by pizza expert and food writer Ed Levine. 

The Star Pizza


The Star, located on Grand Ave., represents our new generation of gourmet, Chicago-style deep dish pizza restaurants in the Bay Area. This, being the first location of a new franchise, sets precedence for ambiance and quality service. 

With high ceilings, exposed brick, rustic chandeliers and two long, full bars, The Star is a successful model of the next step in providing the experience we're committed to. 

The Star On Park, donning the space of an old bank, is our largest space with two levels of seating, handmade staircase, two large chandeliers, bank vaults, two marble bars, serves up an ambiance that is unique in the Alameda culinary landscape.

Boss Burgers


BOSS is our ode to the "classic" American burger joint, offering high-quality, traditional fare in a lively and welcoming environment. We strive to provide a memorable and classically American experience to all of our guests. 

We grind our locally sourced fresh beef each day, and are committed to using hormone-free and non-GMO products whenever possible. Guests are greeted by our friendly staff at the front counter offering indoor and outdoor seating. Our products are responsibly-sourced with quality being the driving force behind our business.