‘Johnny’s Pizza’ celebrates 45 years


Grown children who have moved away from the Fenton area come back to “Johnny’s” for their favorite Italian dishes — and to visit the owner, Delio Barletta.

That’s how strong the memories are for loyal customers of John’s Pizzeria & Restaurant, now celebrating its 45th year as a dining destination in Fenton.

“We love the community of Fenton and appreciate our loyal customers who have supported us all these years,” said Barletta, whose thick Italian accent is as authentic as the Italian dishes he and his daughter, Sandy Zdenek, dish out at Johnny’s, seven days a week.

Zdenek will be taking over the restaurant for her father someday, but for now, they’re a father-daughter duo enjoying life at the helm of their family-owned-and-operated restaurant.

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