Zio’s Italian Restaurant

Italian Comfort Food

Just like with cooking, creating a memorable dining experience takes a number of ingredients to make the recipe complete. It’s not just the delicious comfort food that tastes like you’re sitting in the heart of Italy or even the warm, inviting atmosphere that makes you feel right at home the moment you walk in. So what is the secret ingredient that makes Zio’s Italian Restaurant so fantastic? Family, and when you eat there, you become part of theirs.



Giancarlo, Owner and operator of Zio’s, knows that family goes deeper than blood. It’s a value he applies to everything he’s done, from packing extra sandwiches for his classmates when he was a boy to finally opening one of Barrie’s newest and highly-rated Italian restaurants.



The welcoming atmosphere of Zio’s means it’s an ideal place to bring the whole family. Why do all that work yourself when you can enjoy homemade dishes like Lasagna, Manicotti, and Chicken Marsala without ever turning on the stove? Although be warned, if you order one of Zio’s amazing pizzas you might just start fighting over who gets the last slice!



If you’re looking for a spot to eat with someone special, Zio’s is the perfect place, whether it’s a first date or an anniversary dinner. Grab a bottle of Italian Chianti to help ease those first date jitters or, if you’ve known each other for a long time, you won’t mind getting a bit messy with Zio’s Create your own Pasta menu including Primavera, Blush, Alfredo, and more.

If you happen to order a Caeser salad while you’re at Zio’s, after your first bite you’ll most likely start to feel that all other Caeser dressing just won’t cut it anymore. Luckily, that’s what everyone thought so Giancarlo started bottling his one of a kind Caeser dressing so you never have to settle for second best ever again, even if you’re not at Zio’s.



Planning a wedding? Business meeting? Birthday party? Zio’s custom catering will not only make it easier with dietary accommodations, bulk buffet, and plated service options but will also have everyone licking their fingers and letting out a few notches on their belts. With options ranging from $10 to $40 per plate and everything from finger foods all the way up to full-course meals, Zio’s makes planning events a whole lot simpler (and more delicious).