Zola is a neighborhood restaurant offering thoughtful French cooking dictated by the seasons and inspired by the bounty of our surroundings. Our philosophy is underscored with an array of French and Californian wines and warm, convivial service. We’re proud to be a part of Palo Alto’s flourishing community and passionate about taking care of our guests.
Though our menu is steeped in the cooking of France, we can’t help but be influenced by California and the meat and produce that comes from our surrounding region. The menu fluctuates based on what excites us most throughout the seasons, with sections devoted to vegetables and garde manger to celebrate the diversity of French cuisine.
Our curated wine list shares the same philosophy; celebrating the best and most authentic aspects of France and California; including the nearby Santa Cruz Mountains. The roots of our cooking are familiar and comforting, while always striving to evoke those feelings in refreshing and contemporary ways.