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Isola del Nord Italy Restaurant

XiHuaMen 1 KaiAi Mansion b Tower 11 Floor, Xi'an, China (Formerly Colabo Italy Restaurant)
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Ranked #5 of 1,607 Restaurants in Xi'an
4.0 of 5 stars 66 Reviews
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:15 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Yuxi, China
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

There's no need for me to write directions as other reviewers have already given them. The food is very good and the pasta was delicious. A bit disappointed with the pizza base as it was more like a thin pancake. One thing to note that hasn't been mentioned before. They close at 3pm and reopen at 5pm however, at 2:30... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The Italian food here was really really surprisingly good. Xi'an is a pretty grey place with touches of Westernisation, and the usual chain shops, but you don't really expect anything amazing there. This restaurant was buried round the back of a grey block, up an elevator. But when you walk inside you immediately feel a sense of warmth from the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

I agree with other reviews that it's tricky to find. Hint - it's between the ICBC bank and the fire station on the corner of Xihuaman and north street. Once you find it it's well worth the effort.

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Traralgon, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We were lucky concierge walked us there as previous readers said difficult to find- we ordered garlic bread, pasta & pizza. They were tasty and fresh- not the best but certainly good by Chinese standards. We had the house white wine from South Africa which was reasonably priced and tasted best had whilst in China. We all enjoyed the restaurant... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

It took us a little while to find as we tried the main entrance to the building with no luck so we had to go round the side where the entrance to the underground car park is to find the entrance. The food was very good - great bruschetta with very tasty tomatoes and very tasty pasta with arrabbiata sauce... More 

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Shanghai, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Was al little bit difficult to find but once we came out of the elevator on the 11th floor and found the door to the restaurant we where surprises by the nice atmosphere. The food was good and the price was right. Don't expect the best Italian food but the oil and vinegar and details are good. We had nice... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I've been coming to Xi'an for 2 months/year for about 6 years now. Colabo used to be one of the best restaurants in the city, but that was when there was little competition. The food and dining room are average (great for Western food in Xi'an). The service is friendly, but inflexible and lazy. At my last visit, my friend... More 

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Xi'an, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I have been to Colabo a few times while in Xi'an as I visit here regularly due to business. It's standard Italian fare but can be hit and miss. Some pizzas are good some are just covered in ingredients and cheesed to death. Food a tad over priced I feel. Caesar salad really is terrible and don't ask for any... More 

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Avignon, France
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I have heard about this restaurant when asking for western food (after 10 days of Chinese food non-stop, a break is always well appreciated). The location is a bit strange, as it is in an office building. But once inside, you forget about how you came in. Fuwuyuan are very welcoming. My friend and I shared a carpaccio as a... More 

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Blackheath NSW
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

We arrived at Colabo with some scepticism. Would it live up to our expectations or would it be like the pseudo French place down the road, serving abalone and with a massive photo of the Eiffel Tower the only sign of France that we could see. From the moment we sat down in Colabo we were impressed by the enthusiasm,... More 

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Additional Information about Isola del Nord Italy Restaurant

Address: XiHuaMen 1 KaiAi Mansion b Tower 11 Floor, Xi'an, China (Formerly Colabo Italy Restaurant)
Phone Number: 029-87201501,029-87201502
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shaanxi  >  Xi'an
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:15 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:15 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:15 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:15 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:15 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:15 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:15 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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