New owners have purchased the Village Italian Bistro and plan to open it, with a new name, in January.
Rosalina Cordero has an ambitious goal for reopening the recently shuttered Village Italian Bistro in Hatboro. Cordero, a California native who moved to Horsham about two years, intends to reopen the former eatery, which is situated in a strip mall within the Victorian Village age-restricted community, by the first week of January. The restaurant had closed in October, following the death of previous owner, Jacqueline Geiger. "Because of the holidays," Cordero said she realizes that the opening may need to be pushed back to the second week of January. Once opened, the family-run restaurant will be called Victorian Village Italian Bistro, a slight modification of its previous name. Hatboro Main Street Manager Stephen Barth said the …
Hatboro's Village Italian Bistro closed earlier this month following the death of owner Jacqueline Geiger.
Village Italian Bistro closed earlier this month following the Oct. 11 death of owner Jacqueline Geiger, but a Hatboro official said the eatery is expected to reopen soon. Calling its closure a "very temporary situation," the source said the restaurant is expected to open within the next 30 days. "It is in the hands of the attorneys." The restaurant, which is located in a strip mall along with a bank and several other storefronts, is part of the age-restricted Victorian Village residential community at 420 S. York Road in Hatboro. When reached for comment Sunday, Hatboro Main Street Manager Stephen Barth said, "No plans will be made until after Oct. 31st at which time Victorian Village, the owners of the site, will evaluate future plans."