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Cosi Cucina Italian Grill

1975 NW 86TH St, Clive, IA 50325-5505
(515) 278-8148
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Ranked #20 of 65 Restaurants in Clive
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 2 blocks south of Hickman Rd
Description: (515) 278-8148
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1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

While upon my visit to Cosi Cucina, I couldn't help but notice the new decor while I walked in through the doors. (Which are poorly hidden in the back.) The atmosphere came across as tacky and forced. The hostesses were unwelcoming, the owners where overly involved, which together was just a tad bit off. The food was awful. My lasagna... More 

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Des Moines
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60 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Good to see the old owners back in charge. When I was on vacation from Iraq I took my then girlfriend in after pre dropping off a dozen roses. Which I had the waiter bring out. Unbeknownst to me the old owner had hit on her at a bar and she didn't know if the roses were from him or... More 

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Clive, Iowa
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14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We invited another couple to Cosi Cucina on May 17 and had great food. I had the smoked chicken pasta, which has long been one of my favorites here. This dish is very consistent year after year. They do a nice job with the calamari appetizer as well. The wines and desserts were reasonably priced. The service was attentive. Another... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I had the rigatoni with sausage. Delicious, unblemished, rustic, Italian flavors .. then one of the best pieces of Tiramisu I have had in a long time. Definitely worth more than you pay for.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014 via mobile

Great meal last night. We covered the menu and all good. Wish they had half portions available. Chris was our server and very good.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Cosi Cuncina has been a locally owned italian restaurant for many years. The food is out standing and the price is not out of line. If you enjoy a cozy atmosphere with a small fireplace and low lighting give this place a try.....also the service is great!

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Boone, Iowa
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195 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Excellent service! Fun & very attentive! We all three had the Ribeye, raised right here in Iowa, it melted in our mouths! Served with an exquisite sauce, it is simply the BEST steak I have had in years. We called and made reservation 45 minutes before we got there. Very accommodating! My son has already made a trip back and... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We took advantage of a groupon because we were curious to see if the new owners changed anything about this restaurant. The service was outstanding. Our waitress was there for every need, but was not intrusive at all. Our calamari was in large, tender strips and came with a seasoned mayonaisse type dip. My husband had the spicy seafood linquinni... More 

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Pella, Iowa
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This was a family favorite when in the Des Moines area. I guess the #2 Outback will move into the #1 slot for us. I give it a terrible rating only because it is closing. We really enjoyed the food and they had a few really attentive waiters.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013 via mobile

My husband and try to make it here at least once a month. We no longer even look at the menu. We both always order the Ziti, because it is so sooo good! The calamari and the toasted ravioli are our favorite appetizers. Couldn't tell you about any dessert recommendations though, I'm always too full. They could use an interior... More 

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Additional Information about Cosi Cucina Italian Grill

Address: 1975 NW 86TH St, Clive, IA 50325-5505
Phone Number: (515) 278-8148
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Clive
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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