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Isola del Nord Italy Restaurant

XiHuaMen 1 KaiAi Mansion b Tower 11 Floor, Xi'an, China (Formerly Colabo Italy Restaurant)
029-87201501,029-87201502
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Ranked #3 of 1,597 Restaurants in Xi'an
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
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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Breda, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
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9 restaurant reviews
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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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Tartu, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

we were a bit tired of Chinese food, so chose this restaurant instead. It was a bit hard to find, but totally worth the long walk and wait. It's not cheap, but not expensive either for that quality. Wine was surprisingly good also. All in all, good experience!

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Rising fawn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed ourselves quite a bit considering how hard we looked for an Italian restaurant. We had the cheese plate to start and a bottle of house red. The cheese plate was small but tasty. We shared the large caesar salad and would have been perfect if it was been a little more crisp. I enjoyed a Filet that was... More

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Winchester
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

Well I guess us westerners need comfort food when we are traveling. There isd only so much Szechaun spice youj can tolerate before you need something blander. Not to say that the food here is bland - far from it. A good meal, good value and excellent service all at a reasonable price (1000 rmb for 4 people, 3 courses... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

Good Italian food, very recommendable in Xian! All dishes good quality, friendly service.....................................

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

This is one of the best Italian dining experience I've had in China. We had two of the starter salads, the mozzerella and tomato pesto salad and the roasted vegetable salad. Both were truly excellent. We also split a small salami and mushroom pizza. The crust was thin, crunchy, and chewy, and the pizza sauce was tangy without overwhelming the... More

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