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Little Joe’s Famous Pizza and Restaurante in New Lenox serves thin crust, deep dish and stuffed pizza. Pictured is a large thin crust with pepperoni. Sean Hastings/22nd Century Media
The New Lenox Little Joe’s Famous Pizza location has been standing since 2003, but the franchise’s history dates back to 1958.
Sean Hastings, Editor
4:00 am CST November 4, 2019

For 61 years, Little Joe’s Famous Pizza and Restaurante has been serving the people of the Chicago area. 

Little Joe’s first opened its doors in 1958 on 63rd Street in Chicago. On the same day it opened its doors, former owner Pat Albergo’s daughter, Sue, was born. And years later, Sue and her husband Abe Vazquez took over the business.