Redwood City, CA (380 Convention Way)

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Redwood City, CA (380 Convention Way) (also known as San Mateo) was a two-story Pizza Time Theatre location that opened in August of 1981, and closed in February of 1986[1][2]

This is not to be confused with the current location which opened on December 28th, 1999, with a Studio C Alpha. As of April 2023, that location is still operational.


The store would open with Cyberamics on the Balcony Stage. Dolli Dimples is also confirmed to have been at the location.[3]


RSKT, Inc., franchisee of the Sunnyvale, CA (1247 W El Camino Real) and Milpitas, CA (346 S Abel St) locations would open Redwood City as their third franchise in August of 1981.[4]

In Summer of 1982, the location's CEC Mascot would present with Donna Clark, Miss Redwood City of 1982, a proclamation of "Chuck E. Cheese Day" for the city of Redwood on an uncited day.[5]

Angel Island Run

On May 7, 1983, the location would sponsor the 12th Annual Angel Island Run to help raise money for underprivileged children. Over 1,500 participants would run the 4.8-mile race along an island in San Francisco Bay. Multiple corporate members would attend the event:

  • Marketing: Pat Saign, Don Schulte
  • Finance: Steve Merchant
  • Wardrobe: Tine Ahmann
  • Graphics: Karen Mitchell

Don Schulte would run the race in a Chuck E. Cheese mascot costume, clocking in at 44 minutes, ahead of most other runners. Other costume characters would greet people on the island, whether in the race or not. A 30-foot inflatable Chuck E. Cheese was set up on a hill in the island, visible to passing sailboats.[6]


The location would hold a closing auction on February 8, 1986, at 10AM.[2] The auction would sell "Video Games, Kiddie Rides, Amusements, Cyberamics System, Like-New Restaurant Equipment". An unknown buyer would confirm to have bought Chuck E. Cheese, Helen Henny, Pasqually, Munch, heads of Madam Oink, Harmony Howlette, and Dolli Dimples, a Cyberamics Control Center, a box of controller cards, signage, the Clapper Board, and the Band Board. These would later go up for auction again in the 2010's. 80's Girl / Kobun37 would get the Chuck E. Cheese Cyberamic, and the rest sent with Damon E. Breland.[3]


Animatronic Manufacturing Date Whereabouts
Chuck E. Cheese (Cyberamic) 1981 Owned by 80's Girl /Kobun37
Guest Star / Helen Henny (Cyberamic) 1981 Owned by Damon E. Breland
Mr. Munch (Cyberamic) 1981 Owned by Damon E. Breland
Jasper T. Jowls (Cyberamic) 1981 Owned by Damon E. Breland
Pasqually (Cyberamic) 1981 Owned by Damon E. Breland
Drum Board (Cyberamic) 1981 Owned by Damon E. Breland
Applause Board (Cyberamic) 1981 Owned by Damon E. Breland
Warblettes (Cyberamic) 1981 Unknown
Dolli Dimples (Cabaret) 1981 Unknown