The list of Italian restaurants in Colorado will be losing a great one by the end of February 2024.

If you've ever run a restaurant, you know that it can be more "pain" than "joy," Long hours, trouble getting staffers, rude customers, increasing costs. They all can add up to the "end" of what you've sunk your life into.

Here's another example.

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What Italian Restaurant in Colorado is Closing by the End of February?

Cacciatore at Heller's Kitchen in Windsor will be closed by February 17, 2024, according to The Coloradoan.

The Windsor Mill in Downtown Windsor is a great venue. Among the businesses at the mill are Pecuiler Ales, Windsor Mill Tavern, and Cacciatore at Heller's Kitchen.

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How Long Has Cacciatore in Windsor, Colorado, Been Around?

The restaurant first opened its doors in the fall of 2019, right before the pandemic. Without question, you could say "timing is everything."

RELATED: Cacciatore at Jessup Farm in Fort Collins Closes

Why is Cacciatore in Windsor Closing?

The Coloradoan quotes the owner as saying:

Personal reasons.


Parking Is an Issue for Windsor Mill

Many people who frequent businesses at the Windsor Mill will agree that parking can be a problem. It's a problem that the town is working on; nonetheless, getting a "good" spot is tricky, especially on weekend evenings.

Who's Coming In to Take Over Cacciatore's Location?

By the end of February 2024, Cacciatore at Heller's Kitchen in Windsor will have a new owner, new name, and new concept According to the Coloradoan, the new owners do have restaurant experience around the Fort Collins area.

All the Businesses Colorado Sadly Lost In This Last Year

While the list is much longer, here are some of the Colorado businesses that we were most sad to see go in 2023.

Gallery Credit: Big Rob

MORE Colorado Restaurants: Local Colorado Mexican Restaurant is One of The BEST

After opening in 2008, Las Palmeras Mexican Restaurant has become one of the area's very best locally-owned places to get delicious, and authentic Mexican food. We found this place by accident years ago while driving hungry down Main Street in Longmont and have been regulars ever since.

Gallery Credit: Big Rob TSM

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