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For 2
Date
Fri, 2/23
Time
10:30 PM
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Zola Kitchen & Wine Bar

4.3
720 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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Zola Kitchen & Wine Bar features ingredient-driven, seasonal dishes artfully paired with selections from a world class wine list. Our service goes beyond traditional fine dining details, and our staff is dedicated to creating a memorable dining experience.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Wine Bar
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday 11:30-2:30
Small plates: Monday - Saturday: 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Dinner: Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(814) 237-8474
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Chef Andrew Hufnagel
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Atherton St.
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Parking details
Parking is available directly behind the Zola building, or in the West College Realty parking lot after 5:30pm.
If both lots are full, we recommend the Fraser Street parking garage.
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Entertainment
We offer live entertainment on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. The music spans genres such as jazz, folk, and classical guitar and always blends with the ambiance of the dining room.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wine
What 720 People Are Saying
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4.3  based on recent ratings
4.4
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4.1
service
4.4
ambience
3.6
value
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipWorldtraveler (New England)
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

We have been here several times and enjoy the food and atmosphere.

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DanN (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

The food and service were wonderful. It was a great date night. It's pretty expensive...we had a gift card which is what brought us there for the first time. Loved it but possibly the most expensive restaurant in State College!

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great Galentine’s dinner experience!

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Wonderful ambiance and the best crab cake I’ve ever had! Servers were fast and attentive and all the food (filet & cioppino) was excellent!

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vipajn1 (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Great! only wish they served a little later for post theatre dining etc.

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vipPghFoodie (Pittsburgh)
3.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Unfortunately, State College does not have very many fine dining restaurants which, is good for Zola but bad for you as a customer. Zola is one of the better restaurants in town but it is one of the most expensive one also. A filet is $45.00 al-la-carte, which beats most top steak house in price but not flavor. An average entre is $32-$45 and dinner salads are $12. Add in drinks and you meal is about $85/person which is ok for a "great meal" but at Zola it good but not great. It should have been a telling sign when I went onto Open Table for a reservation on Feb. 10th, the Saturday before Valentine's Day and Zola was the only restaurant that came up with many open time slots. And the restaurant was about half full at 7:00 pm. I would put Zola on my foodie list but at the bottom for State College.

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Tess (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Enjoyed our dinner immensely. Nice and quiet atmosphere

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Good food, but disappointing service. Our waiter seemed distracted and in too much of a hurry.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

Very disappointed. I have always loved Zola and go every time I am in st coll. No more. The ceviche was tiny and tasteless, beet salad had one beet and lits of lettuce, pasta was bland and small, sea bass tiny, cocktails and red snapper were the only good thing. An expensive, un satisfying dinner.

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OpenTable Diner (Cleveland)
1.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

I had a terrible experience at Zola. The waitress and manager were incredibly rude, and the food definitely fell short. If you can’t execute ceviche well, you really shouldn’t have it on the menu. I lived in NYC for over ten years, and I’ve never been treated so poorly in a restaurant as I was treated at Zola.

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