About Us

The Boss


Anthony LoForte Sr. has been an institution in Pleasant Hill for years.  The original owner of Zio Fraedo's Tony still works full time here and is a treat to meet.  Stop by and say "Hi!"

Special Events and Catering


Our restaurant is available for private events: weddings, business lunches, dinners, cocktail receptions, and more. We would love to discuss how to be a part of your next event. 

Al Fresco Dining


Dine out on our Sicilian inspired patio and listen to the tranquil sound of our water fountain.  Available for parties of up to 100 guests or can be added to the banquet room as a cocktail hour. 

Zio Fraedo's Italian and Continental Cuisine Restaurant.

Zio Fraedo's Story


October 12, 1975, Uncle Freddy (Zio Fraedo) and Tony started out to make a little pizza and spaghetti joint, however when finished Zio Fraedo’s was born.  Zio Fraedo's is a warm and friendly place to dine with extensive menu's for lunch and dinner.  Serving Italian dishes and continental cuisine or come in for Bar Bites at the bar and hang out with some local regulars and hear some stories of the past.  Zio's prides it's self on doing things the old fashion way from our handmade Caesar Salad's to our homemade Tiramisu and Creme Brûlée! Come and join our family for dining served the way it use to be!