Villa Italian Kitchen Now Open at Colorado Mills

Villa Italian Kitchen Now Open at Colorado Mills

Shoppers Can Now Enjoy Made from Scratch Italian Pizza, Stromboli, Pastas and Fresh Salads!

Villa Italian Kitchen Now Open at Colorado MillsVilla Enterprises, multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor celebrating 50 years in business, announced Villa Italian Kitchen is now open at Colorado Mills Shopping Center at 14500 W Colfax Ave, Lakewood, CO. The new Villa restaurant is conveniently located at the Food Court and features a variety of freshly made menu items daily.

“Our new Villa at Colorado Mills will give shoppers a taste of New York,” said Adam Torine, Senior Vice President of Development, Villa Enterprises. “A slice of pizza or a homemade Stromboli is great for lunch or dinner!”

Villa Italian Kitchen featuresNeapolitan and pan pizzas handmade with fresh dough, 100% whole milk mozzarella and homemade sauce. Villa’s famous handmade Stromboli is also a favorite, and Italian pastas and entrees make for a delicious lunch or dinner. Villa offers large to-go orders and catering, perfect for pizza lovers, the family or events.

Starting with its first pizzeria in New York City 50 years ago, the company’s Villa Italian Kitchen flagship brand now has more than 250 locations worldwide. Over the past several years, Villa Enterprises has focused on multi-unit opportunities, expansion of management services, the creation of new restaurant concepts in response to market demand and international growth with a focus on the Middle East and Latin America. Today, the company’s portfolio has grown to include more than 340+ quick-serve restaurants in malls, airports, casinos and other high-traffic locations.

The company is successfully managing and outfitting entire food courts within malls, outlet centers and casinos throughout the U.S. including the Sands Casino and Resort in Bethlehem, PA, Arizona Mills Mall in Tempe, AZ, and Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets in VA.

Villa was founded 50 years ago, and built its business on the strict loyalty to authentic old-world recipes that Michele Scotto brought with him from Naples, Italy in 1964. From the first pizzeria that opened in 1964 next to the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York, to their new restaurants at Colorado Mills, that commitment to quality food and genuine hospitality is still the hallmark of Villa.

Villa Italian Kitchen Now Open at Colorado MillsVilla Enterprises is a global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor. Founded in 1964 by Michele Scotto, a Naples, Italy native, Villa Enterprises began as a small pizzeria next to the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City. Today, Villa Enterprises is an international organization celebrating its 50th anniversary with more than 340+ quick-serve restaurants in malls, airports, casinos and other high-traffic locations.

Villa’s QSR brands, including Villa Italian Kitchen, Green Leaf’s, Bananas, South Philly Steaks & Fries and Far East, can be found across 38 U.S. states and nine additional countries. Villa also operates 12 full-service restaurants in suburban New Jersey under the 40North brand including The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, The Office, Steelworks Buffet & Grill, Piattino and George & Martha’s. For more information, please visit

Colorado Mills features some of the best shops including Coach Factory, Forever 21, Express, H&M, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th, Last Call by Neiman Marcus, Sports Authority, Off Broadway Shoes, Eddie Bauer Outlet, Burlington Coat Factory, and Super Target. Colorado Mills is Denver’s only indoor Outlet Mall. We have great restaurants such as Villa Italian Kitchen, Yard House and California Pizza Kitchen, as well as numerous entertainment options including United Artists Theaters & IMAX, Jumpstreet and The Putting Edge. Colorado Mills Mall serves the nearby communities of Lakewood, Golden, Denver and Arvada.  Colorado Mills has over 200 stores ranging from Women’s, Men’s and children’s brand named fashion and sports apparel and the best shopping experience, conveniently located off the I70 W & 6th Ave., corridor.

The Mills, a part of Simon, offers a unique brand of shopping with a mix of popular name brand outlets, value retailers and full-price stores, plus family-oriented dining and entertainment concepts. The Mills are well-located in major metropolitan markets and many are recognized as leading tourism destinations. Notable properties include Arundel Mills (Baltimore), Gurnee Mills (Chicago), Grapevine Mills (Dallas), Colorado Mills (Denver), Ontario Mills (Los Angeles), Opry Mills (Nashville), Potomac Mills (Washington, DC) and Sawgrass Mills (Ft. Lauderdale/Miami).

Simon is a global leader in retail real estate ownership, management and development and a S&P100 company (Simon Property Group, NYSE:SPG).  Our industry-leading retail properties and investments across North America, Europe and Asia provide shopping experiences for millions of consumers every day and generate billions in annual retail sales. For more information, visit