A three-story mixed-use project has been proposed for the site of the 4115 El Camino Real restaurant, so owner Juan Lorenz signed a lease at 2305 El Camino Real, which has sat empty since Pieology Pizzeria closed in 2017.
Lorenz hopes to close the current restaurant and open the new one at the latest in June. The new space is currently under construction.
The menu will largely remain the same, Lorenz said, with a few new items, including thin-crust pizza. He said he hopes to see more business from foot traffic from the nearby California Avenue.
Pizza Chicago has been around since the 1990s. The first location opened in Santa Clara in 1991 and then Palo Alto several years later. A San Jose outpost closed last year.
Stay tuned on firm closure and opening dates for the Palo Alto pizzeria.