Chuck E. Cheese is here to stay…for now

By Freska on July 4, 2020
PINOLE, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 25: A sign is posted on the exterior of a Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant on June 25, 2020 in Pinole, California. CEC Entertainment, the parent company of Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurants, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after suffering a huge financial hit due to coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic closures. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

This might sound really cheesy.  See what I did there?  Nevermind.  CEC Entertainment the parent company of Chuck E. Cheese recently filed for bankruptcy.  There are a few in the Bay Area.  The one I remember most as a kid is the one with the 30 foot Chuck E. Cheese in the window that is visible while driving down 101 or of course on Tully Road in San Jose as that is the street it’s on.  Luckily they will be around for a while longer in hopes that the economy picks up again soon.  Like many businesses the COVID-19 pandemic has hurt the Chuck E. Cheese franchise.

Our family has so many memories at the Tully Road Chuck E. Cheese.  As kids we would be so amazed with how big it was!!!  Once they open again when we can do sit down dining I just might need to have MY birthday party over there!!!