ATX Brands is excited to announce the official opening of the first Texas location of Gino’s East on Thursday, December 11 in The Woodlands. Gino’s East will bring the taste of Chicago across Texas with five locations expected to open within the coming year with the second location in Willowbrook opening on Thursday, January 15.

Gino’s East will fill the Chicago-style, deep-dish pizza void in Texas with a menu that focuses on the restaurant’s signature dishes as well as new Texas-inspired menu items such as the BBQ Brisket Za with BBQ beef brisket, caramelized onions, and red and yellow peppers. Deep-dish fan favorites include the Meaty Legend Pizza with pepperoni, Italian sausage, Canadian bacon, and bacon; Chicago Fire Pizza with hot and spicy patty-style sausage, fire-roasted red peppers, and red onions; and Gino’s East Specialty Patty-Style Sausage Pizza. Additionally, the Texas locations will offer signature appetizers including Deep-Dish Nachos with refried beans, cheddar cheese, black olives, jalapenos, and pico de gallo, and Handmade Mozzarella Sticks created with aged mozzarella and served with Roma tomato sauce.

All Texas locations of Gino’s East will carry a premier selection of cocktails, wine, and craft beer including Live Oak HefeWeizen, Karbach Brewery’s Mother-in-Lager, and a selection from Chicago’s own Goose Island Beer Company.

Gino’s East’s is expected to open three additional locations in the coming year across Texas in San Antonio, Dallas/Fort Worth, and Austin. All of the restaurants will incorporate signature design elements including the iconic graffiti walls that will be integrated into all of the Texas locations.

Gino’s East will celebrate the grand opening with special hours on December 11 from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and December 12 from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. On December 13, regular business hours will resume and Gino’s East will be open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Gino’s East will be located at 25657 Interstate 45 in The Woodlands and 17116 Tomball Parkway in Willowbrook. For more information on Gino’s East, please visit


Information provided by Danielle Kaplan of Giant Noise.

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