Zpizza, which is commonly known simply as z, is a restaurant chain that is based in Newport Beach, California. This restaurant chain has locations that can be found all across the country. Alongside pizza, zpizza also sells items such as sandwiches, salads and chicken. It was founded in Laguna Beach, California, during the year of 1986. It has since expanded to offer a wide selection of different locations, including those in the Bay Area, Phoenix metro, Raleigh metro and Los Angeles area. They began to branch out and franchise their restaurants in the year 2000.