Fanelli's Amici's Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant

4300 Wadsworth Blvd.
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
303-455-5585

Details

  • Monday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Sunday noon to 8 p.m.
  • $, $$
  • Wheelchair accessible, Kid Friendly, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
The pizzas are the reason to visit this eatery owned by two Denver Italian families since the 1970s. The service is friendly and efficient, and while the red-sauce dishes can be serviceable but not particularly inventive, they satisfy if you're in the mood for classic Italian-American comfort food. The pizzas, though, benefit from a sweeter tomato sauce concoction and a thin, sturdy, crackly-edged crust. Our favorite? The over-the-top stuffed ricotta pizza.

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