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Since 1935...


With a pizza unlike any other, Colony Grill provides simple enjoyment, exceptional hospitality, and abundant civic leadership to the communities in which our restaurants are located. In 1935, a post-Prohibition tavern named Colony Grill opened in an Irish immigrant neighborhood in Stamford, Connecticut. Since then, Colony has become famous for what is now its only menu offering: a one-of-a-kind, thin-crust pizza that is best served with the signature "hot oil" topping. We know what you are thinking…Irish pizza? Grill?


Home of the Original Hot Oil Bar Pie...

Our one-of-a-kind, thin-crust pizza is best served drizzled with a spicy, full-of-flavor, pepper-infused creation simply called: hot oil.

The original owners of Colony were indeed Irish-Americans, but they employed some Italian and Eastern European chefs during the Great Depression. These men proudly wanted bar patrons to try the pizza recipes from their homelands. Eventually, across the decades, the hot oil pie became so popular that all the other Colony menu items faded away, as did the need for a grill. But the name Colony Grill remains as a link to our heritage.

Pizza
Hot-Oil Pizza

Our one-of-a-kind, thin-crust pizza is best served drizzled with a spicy, full-of-flavor, pepper-infused creation simply called: hot oil.

Beer taps
Beer Selection

Each of our locations offers a wide selection of draft and bottled beer.

Pizza truck
Pizza Truck

Deliver Colony Grill to your next gathering by booking our custom-built, fully self-contained, 28-foot pizza truck. House parties, corporate outings, community events. Get your next special occasion in gear with the Colony Grill "Hot Oil" rig!

Our Wall of Heroes

Colony Grill dedicates space within each restaurant for its "Wall of Heroes" - a display of photos that honors those who have served in uniform, either at home or abroad, as first responders or members of the United States Armed Forces.

Help us celebrate service by sharing photographs of yourself, friends, or family members dressed in uniform, for public view on our walls.

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