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Zio Fraedo's

611 Gregory Ln, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-2763
(925) 933-9091
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Ranked #38 of 107 restaurants in Pleasant Hill
Dining options: Reservations
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- Apr 15, 2014
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English first
Walnut Creek, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Zio Fraedo's is a gem right here in Pleasant Hill, California. It offers great Italian and continental cuisine with daily specials. While the dining experience is elegant, with great wait staff, it is also relaxed, so you don't have to wear a suit to enjoy the food or drink. Speaking of drinks, you have a wide range of wines as... More

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Concord, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

i have been going to Zio's since the early 80's....i am full blooded Italian and i can cook with the best of them. i have never had a bad meal at Zio's.....the place is very beautiful and clean. the food has always been good and they will do whatever to make it the way you want it. the best Tiramisu... More

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Walnut, California, USA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

food is ok, not remarkable discount coupon not honored - we presented coupon when we ordered, told not hoored when we received bill. we paid full price. we will never return

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Pleasant Hill, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

If you are looking for a true "Dinner House" in Pleasant Hill, then Zio Fraedo's is the place to go. I have been going there for over 30 years and I have no problem in saying that Zeo's is the only true Dinner House in Pleasant Hill. The service is old world and very good. The food is great and... More

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Martinez, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I purchased 4 tickets in November to the dinner and show (Murder Mystery) for my birthday at Zio Fraedo's in Pleasant Hill. I thought it be something very different and special to celebrate. When we arrived I excepted the dinner hall to be more than just generic huge room with round tables set up (something with decoration and/or a theme... More

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Martinez, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

This used to be a reasonably good place to take your parents or grandparents. We had taken our senior neighbors here for a birthday lunch. The waitress was completely inattentive to the point of embarrassment. The restaurant was not busy and the waitress chose to chat for over 20 minutes with two different tables while we waited. She made her... More

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Concord, California
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136 reviews 136 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Zio Fraedo’s is a welcome upscale retro full-service dining room from the 1950 – 1980 era. It is classic old-school continental cuisine with an Italian accent. The menu contains items seldom seen these days including Beef Wellington and Surf-&-Turf. The menu is quite extensive, but there are also a number of specials each day. These specials come with soup or... More

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Martinez, CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

We went for my wife's birthday on a Sunday night and it started badly after we were seated and had to wait for the waiter to come and get our drink order. Then we waited about 15 minutes for that to come. My wife wanted raviolis for dinner but they weren't on the menu and the waiter said the chef... More

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san francisco
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

This is a great place to go for anything from a drink at a friendly bar to a casual dinner of salad and pasta to a delicious substantial entree meal. There are a couple of standouts: rack of lamb (pricey but a generous size and always perfectly prepared.) and a caesar salad that is prepared tableside and the best I... More

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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74 reviews 74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012 via mobile

I had sole almondine and it was quite nice. Perhaps a little greasy but not bad. My son had chicken Parmesan which was excellent. Both of us felt that the vegetables were not good...freezer burn or overdone but not up to par withe rest of the meal. Service was excellent!

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