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Italian Colors

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2220 Mountain Blvd Ste 100, Oakland, CA 94611-2905
(510) 482-8094
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Oakland, California
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

First time there. Located in the Montclair district. A friend and I had lunch there. Nice atmosphere with ample seating, either inside or on the patio. A good menue but not extensive. Very efficient, knowledgeable, friendly service. The food was very good and DO NOT miss their desert menu. Parking can be somewhat difficult. I shall be returning and recommending... More 

Thank dirtybyrd
Oakland, California
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our son was visiting and wanted Italian food. We have been to Colors several times before. They have a unique menu that changes seasonally. The menu has the standards, that are not just standard, spaghetti, lasagna, gnocchi, pizza, etc. but everyday they have a menu of specials just for that day. Son had spaghetti with Niman Ranch meatballs and a... More 

Thank hh5pammy
Berkeley, California
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69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Fun friendly professional and interesting menu with four out of four meals throughly enjoyed! Our sever was just the right mix of efficient and fun! Our salads were generous and delicious- Kale, beet, bacon! The wine list was reasonable and excellent quality! The main courses were all fantastic - Fish stew, scallops on a bed of ravioli, short ribs, and... More 

Thank monalinda2010
Paris, France
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This is our local "Go To" restaurant, with at least 50 visits. We lived in Italy for a total of 9 years (Milan and Rome) and enjoy good food. Italian Colors serves food in the finest traditions of Italian cooking. The ingredients are fresh. The dishes are prepared so you taste those ingredients. The menu changes according to seasonal, weekly... More 

Thank jamesskeldon
Phoenix, Arizona
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257 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

My friend who lives in Oakland took me to Italian Colors. We arrived around 8:15pm so there were available tables on a Friday night. We had the brussel sprouts as a starter and they were delicious. We could have shared it with another person or two. We both ordered the scallops dish and it was also delicious. There were 4... More 

Thank smatso
San Leandro, California
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103 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

This is a nice restaurant in the Montclair section of Oakland. Parking can be sometimes challenging but don't give up and you will find a space. The food is original, but recognizable. Healthy helping sizes. The prices are reasonable.

Thank Ann W
Concord, California
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219 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Italian Colors is a long-standing Oakland restaurant. The cuisine is traditional high-end Italian, and is very well done. I had their version of carbonera, which, for me, stood out because they used real lardons rather than just bacon. Yum. My husband had a vegetarian eggplant dish which he really enjoyed, and our friends both had mussels, which they said were... More 

Thank N_skier
Oakland, California
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153 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

We've had dinner many times over many years at Italian Colors, with uniformly delightful experiences. Every night, there is a lengthy special menu in addition to the regular menu. This night, I started with the Caesar salad ($10), which was excellent with a tasty, tart dressing; my partner had the insalata from the special menu ($12) which was similarly good... More 

Thank Peter G
Oakland, California
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90 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

There were 5 of us who had reservations at 6 pm on a Sunday evening in September. They have a parking lot providing easy access. We were warmly greeted and promptly seated. At the time the room we were in was about half full, but as the evening continued, there was a time when nearly all tables were occupied. The... More 

Thank R L
Hayward, California, Usa
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141 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We totally enjoyed our meal. The Brussel Sprout bites were great, an important thing if you only eat brussell sprouts once a year. Our entrees were tasty and attractively prepared. We arrived just as the doors wre being opened and teh service was attentive the whole time we were there. To be honest, my wife says that we have eaten... More 

Thank Robert O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2220 Mountain Blvd Ste 100, Oakland, CA 94611-2905
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: (510) 482-8094

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?