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Zola Kitchen and Wine Bar

324 W College Ave, State College, PA 16801-3845
+1 814-237-8474
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
324 W College Ave, State College, PA 16801-3845
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Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

While the salmon was excellent as well as the calamari, we were shocked that the chicken breast turned out to be a very small leg and thigh. The mushroom reduction sauce was not very flavorful either. The noise level is very high- you almost have...More

Thank Suninobx
Reviewed October 7, 2014

We enjoyed an outstanding dinner Saturday night @ Zola's. The staff is friendly, professional & courteous. The appetizers were amazing, the entrees were delicious. The French toast dessert is a must have.

Thank Detiz
Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

I do love coming here. Menu changes from season to season so it's always a surprise as to what will be there. Food was as good as always. Service excellent. Only downside was that it was very loud. Had a jazz band which while I...More

Thank JmpPsu2004
Reviewed September 29, 2014

Stopped in for lunch on a Monday around 1 pm. Not busy but I had a great hot Mac and Cheese "salad" served with a side of mixed green salad. A glass of a Chilean Chardonnay went great with the lunch. Upscale dining with white...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed September 16, 2014

While pricey, it is totally worth it. The food and service was phenomenal. Whenever we are in town visiting we make sure to make a reservation ahead of time to ensure we get a good table and seating time.

Thank Polkadot0524
Reviewed September 8, 2014

Zola is located on the western edge of E College Avenue, just around the corner from the Atherton Hotel. I was happy to find that they had a table available on a football weekend. The menu is a little expensive, but I decided to take...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed August 17, 2014

Dined here last evening for a graduation celebration. Service very good. Dirty martini great! (; Salad appetizer very good and plentiful. But unfortunately for me I ordered the squash blossom with smoked salmon (asked waitress where the salmon was) Anyway, $10.00 for a couple of...More

Thank Cheryl U
Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

We went with our PSU student on alum weekend with the Arts Festival going on, so the town was fairly crowded for the Summer. The service was over the top. Constant interruptions. Literally, each time we took our first sip of water someone came by...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

After seeing on Open Table that there were no seats until 8pm, two of us called and made reservations for a group of 4. When we arrived and they discovered we were a group they offered to put us together which was great. Yes parking...More

Thank Irene L
Reviewed June 30, 2014

We went with a large group and had air if fun. The menu changes and features fresh food This is good if you are flexible I had a great trumpet mushroom dish but it would not be for everyone. Friends enjoyed the salmon. Little red...More

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You can bring your dog if outdoor dining is available. Best to call and reserve an outdoor table and let them know you are bringing your well behaved dog. I saw a weimaraner on the patio when I was walking by a couple of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$12 - $50
Meals
Drinks, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 324 W College Ave, State College, PA 16801-3845
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-237-8474
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Description
Zola Kitchen & Wine Bar provides ingredient driven, seasonal, new American cuisine, with exceptional service, and an outstanding selection of wine and spirits. Located in downtown State College, Zola has an elegant yet relaxed atmosphere that enhances the fine dining experience. Chef Andrew Hufnagel uses modern culinary techniques, locally sourced foods, and global inspiration to develop a menu that will challenge and delight your mouth. Our wine bar and state of the art wine room provide an extensive selection of wine by the bottle, as well as premium by the glass selections from our Wine Keeper preservation system. Our Sommelier is available to help you make your selection or answer any questions about our wines. The bar will feature live music on Friday and Saturday night as well as an extensive selection of craft beer, brown liquors, and specialty cocktails for relaxed post dining entertainment.
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