How to Find Us
Pio Loco is located at 
1135 Pine Street
Redding, CA 96001

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     Built in 1922, this Spanish-style building was the location of Redding’s first grammar school.  In 1993, while looking for a new location for his already popular restaurant, owner/chef Jeff Cerasaro happened by mistake into the gymnasium of the Pine Street School, which had been vacant for forty years and immediately found his future location.  A plan was set to remodel, contracts were signed and a year and a half later Pio Loco opened its doors.
     A native New Yorker, Little Chef Jeff moved with the rest of his family to San Mateo, California, where he attended Aragon High School and played Football. It didn’t take too many injuries for Little Chef Jeff to realize that a career doing anything less painful than playing football would be a better vocational path for him.
     In 1972, the “Officialâ€

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