Papa Johns opening a second outlet

Days after writing about Dominoes, its poor service, and poor marketing, i hear about this.

Papa Johns is opening its second branch soon in Karachi, on Kh-e-Rahat, opp. DHA College For Men.

And here i thought Papa Johns was’nt liked by the ‘people’. Guess now i will have to go try it.

Interestingly, Kh-e-Rahat is becoming quite a lively commercial center on its own, with Dunkin Donuts and Hot n Spicy already opening up outlets there and more brands on the way. When i was in DHA, all i remember being there was a photo copy shop, a stationary, and a dhaba. When we bunked classes, all we could do was sit in the dhaba, now the kids can bunk classes and have pizza and donuts!

On a personal note: All this talk about food is making me hungry…. where *is* the lunch guy!!!!

24 Comments so far

  1. anon-again (unregistered) on August 17th, 2006 @ 3:17 pm

    papa john’s should be a little cheaper than dominos… rite? are they also a take out place in pk as well?

  2. Anathema (unregistered) on August 17th, 2006 @ 3:19 pm

    ive loved Papa John’s forever. My sister got me hooked to it in Florida way back in 1999. after reading teh reviews on KMB i decided to not try it here.

    My mistake.

    it tastes exactly like it does abroad. and i do prefer pizza flavour from papa john’s to pizza hut.

    its just about us getting soo very used to pizza hut that we dislike papa john’s

    dominoes: now they have bad flavour.

  3. mansoor (unregistered) on August 17th, 2006 @ 3:46 pm

    anon: they have a very good seating area.. not just take away.

    anathema: which pizza would you suggest for me to have, if i do end up going there?

  4. Zain (unregistered) on August 17th, 2006 @ 3:51 pm

    Mansoor, Mosquito Tikka Pizza these days…. :)

  5. Anathema (unregistered) on August 17th, 2006 @ 4:00 pm

    little italy is the one i tried here,

    and the chicken specialL the one with chicken suasages, chicken pieces and chicken something else.

    over there i love there cheese pizza.

    but little italy is a fav between friends and i

  6. K.A. (unregistered) on August 17th, 2006 @ 4:42 pm

    Mansoor now you know Zain s favorite.
    P.J. is always delicious.

  7. Zain (unregistered) on August 17th, 2006 @ 4:53 pm

    KA, no way. My favorite is Lizard Pizza… or KA pizza…. :)

  8. mansoor (unregistered) on August 17th, 2006 @ 4:55 pm

    k.a.: LoLz! i wonder how does mosquito TIKKA taste though? zain? :p

    anathema: little italy will it be then! thanks

  9. Confused Desi (unregistered) on August 17th, 2006 @ 6:49 pm

    Hey Anathema! is ‘Papa ji’ serving Halal Pizzas in US?

    chak de patte

  10. danny (unregistered) on August 17th, 2006 @ 7:41 pm

    I haven’t seen any halal Papa John’s restaurants in the US.

  11. mansoor (unregistered) on August 18th, 2006 @ 12:10 am

    no idea about papa john in US :p barely have any idea about them here!

  12. Confused Desi (unregistered) on August 18th, 2006 @ 10:06 am

    haven’t seen any halal Papa John’s restaurants in the US.


  13. virk (unregistered) on August 18th, 2006 @ 11:58 am

    Papa Johns do have halal pizza in Chicago, any why i am more intrested to find out if they are serving their garlic sauce is PK? Guys if they are you all must try it yum yum!

  14. virk (unregistered) on August 18th, 2006 @ 12:00 pm

    oops! i meant “any way” above not “any why”

  15. Anathema (unregistered) on August 18th, 2006 @ 12:49 pm

    ah their garlic sauce is indeed what got me hooked to papa john’s. and that with their cheese sticks and pizza is out of the world.

    halal/not halal: my business?

  16. Umer Zaman (unregistered) on August 18th, 2006 @ 1:01 pm

    LOL !!
    its good pizza, go and try it out
    halal or not halal in US, we sure get it “Halal” here (who knows though) =D

  17. anon_khi (unregistered) on August 18th, 2006 @ 2:24 pm

    Papa is way better then the hut, dominoes and next. Have been hooked since they opened. Wish I could swim through teen talwar and get some right now.

  18. mansoor (unregistered) on August 18th, 2006 @ 4:33 pm

    mmmm :D pizza, cheese sticks and garlic sauce! sounds yummmyyyy

    *wondering why i’ve been missing out on it till now :S*

  19. Moiz Kazmi (unregistered) on August 18th, 2006 @ 11:00 pm

    i prefer papa john’s over dominoes too…dominoes has the thinnest crust i ever ate n full of yucky tomatoes !! :S

  20. Confused Desi (unregistered) on August 19th, 2006 @ 11:57 am

    halal/not halal: my business?

    It is indeed your business if your a Muslime or a Sikh (jhatka only).

  21. Anathema (unregistered) on August 19th, 2006 @ 1:22 pm

    exactly Mr. Confused Desi.
    it “my” business.

    which is why i fail to understood why its such a bother to you, or why you have to pinpoint it.

  22. icedmocha (unregistered) on August 20th, 2006 @ 7:30 pm

    plz don’t eat @ papa johns!! its reali disgusting! pizza hut rokz!

  23. mansoor (unregistered) on August 21st, 2006 @ 12:00 pm

    anathema: well said! why does everyone take it upon themselves to thrust ‘their’ ideals on everyone else!!!

    icedmocha: finally, a comment against pap johns :D

  24. Anathema (unregistered) on August 21st, 2006 @ 12:32 pm

    =D Mansoor: give it a try already?!

    piece of advice: dont go and eat it with any pre-conceived notions.

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