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Old 02-23-2007, 01:01 PM
 
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Warning if you go to incredible pizza get there when they open, it's very packed on the weekends. So it must be good.
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Old 10-18-2007, 02:27 PM
 
Location: San Antonio Tx
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Hey there my names matt rivera and i live in corpus christi and i just so happen to be a Chuck E Cheese and Showbiz Pizza fan.....

yes there was a Showbiz Pizza Place in San Antonio off Ingram Road...they just finish remodeling the store with purple walls ect

the charaters you speak of are the Rock A Fire Explosion! With Billy Bob, Fatz, Dook, Mitzi ect...

i never went to that showbiz but ive heard many stroies from fellow CEC fans from that area!

these r pics from that exact store

http://rock_afire.tripod.com/pizzacam/spp/tx_ingram/04.jpg (broken link)

http://rock_afire.tripod.com/pizzacam/spp/tx_ingram/08.jpg (broken link)


http://rock_afire.tripod.com/pizzacam/spp/tx_ingram/05.jpg (broken link)
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Old 10-18-2007, 07:45 PM
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That whole area used to be really vibrant--not just furniture stores like it is now. (Or seems to be anyway.) Does anyone remember the Tin Bucket Cafe? They had this really good buffet--ribs and fajitas if I remember correctly. I was pregnant with my first son, so all-you-can-eat buffets were a dream come true. Back then (1987) there weren't really that many other than Pancho's.

There was also a cute little place in the same parking lot--I think it was called People's? All the table legs were made to look like people's legs. They had good food and were always pretty crowded, so I don't know what ever happened to them.
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Old 10-18-2007, 09:58 PM
 
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Godfather is still around, just not in SA. Do a search.
Lackland AFB Has one, so i can still get my fix.

Yea when i was a younger wed always go to Showbiz when we came into town to visit.Correct it was by Ingram. I have some pictures, ill try to dig them up and post them.
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Old 10-27-2007, 02:52 PM
 
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does anybody remember the pistol petes pizza restaurants. there was one on bandera and woodlawn that changed to a peter pipers. they actually had good pizza.
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Old 10-27-2007, 08:34 PM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX
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Showbiz and Chuck E. Cheese are the same, according to Wikipedia...

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In 1984, Showbiz purchased the assets of Chuck E. Cheese's after it declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy. They then proceeded to change the name of the company to Showbiz Pizza Time, Inc. Both restaurants were kept operating as separate entities. After disagreements over a period of years with Creative, Showbiz management decided to go ahead with a restructuring of the restaurants called "Concept Unification". This would consist of renovating all Showbiz animation into Chuck E. Cheese characters, as well as renaming all stores to "Chuck E. Cheese's Pizza". This would be the end for the concept known as "Showbiz Pizza Place", although the company is still in business, as the current management of the "Chuck E. Cheese's" concept is a direct line from the "Showbiz Pizza Time, Inc." era, with little connection to the original "Pizza Time Theatre" ownership. They are now known as CEC Entertainment Concepts, L.P.
Cheers! M2
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Old 12-02-2007, 08:17 AM
 
Location: San Antonio Tx
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does anybody remember the pistol petes pizza restaurants. there was one on bandera and woodlawn that changed to a peter pipers. they actually had good pizza.

ya that resturaunt also had the Rock A Fire from Showbiz...and I heard that they did have good food.
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Old 12-02-2007, 09:36 AM
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Warning if you go to incredible pizza get there when they open, it's very packed on the weekends. So it must be good.
IMO, the pizza there is not as good as the pizza at Gatti's. The place is every bit as noisy as Gatti's, though.
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Old 12-05-2007, 03:29 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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That whole area used to be really vibrant--not just furniture stores like it is now. (Or seems to be anyway.) Does anyone remember the Tin Bucket Cafe? They had this really good buffet--ribs and fajitas if I remember correctly. I was pregnant with my first son, so all-you-can-eat buffets were a dream come true. Back then (1987) there weren't really that many other than Pancho's.

There was also a cute little place in the same parking lot--I think it was called People's? All the table legs were made to look like people's legs. They had good food and were always pretty crowded, so I don't know what ever happened to them.
I remember both to of those (and wrote about them in the GBNFSA thread!) I remember Tin Bucket cafe sold all you could eat fried shrimp and it came in a small tin bucket!

I also remember People's had a humongous salad bar. There was one near North Star Mall/Central Park, too.
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Old 04-20-2019, 11:17 PM
 
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I worked there when they first opened up, in the beverage area, then as a teamleader at showbiz pizza place 6874 ingram square across from holmes hi school in 1981. fun times and memories there.
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