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Walt Disney World’s PizzeRizzo Closed Seasonally and Rumored to Close Permanently

PizzeRizzo, located within Disney’s Hollywood Studios, has officially closed for a scheduled seasonal closure.  This closure has sparked a variety of rumors about the future for the dining location.  Currently the re-opening date for PizzeRizzo isn’t known and that leads to speculation that the dining location may never re-open as PizzeRizzo.  Since the location opened under this name, there haven’t been as many guests visiting.  The location had already adjusted the operating hours to accommodate for the decrease in guests visiting the location.  At the time of this post, we don’t have any official confirmation from Disney on when or if the location will officially re-open.

PizzeRizzo was previously the location for Pizza Planet, which was themed after the arcade in Toy Story.  It was re themed as PizzeRizzo in 2016 when there was new work and development in the Muppets Courtyard area.  With the opening of Toy Story Land in a different location in the park, the location was re-themed as PizzeRizzo to fit in with the Muppets theme.

It is possible that the reason for the decrease in popularity for the location.  It is also possible that it is due to all of the construction that has been underway at Disney’s Hollywood Studios with the opening of Toy Story Land and the future opening of Star Wars:  Galaxy’s Edge.

We will keep you posted as we learn more about the future for this location.  Who would be upset if PizzeRizzo never re-opened?

About Christy Caby

I am a long time Disney addict! This love began as a child and stayed with me in my teen years. I completed the Disney College Program, was engaged and honeymooned at Disney, visited WDW while pregnant with each of our two boys, and have brought our boys since they were babies (they are now 5 and 2).