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Bravo Cucina Italiano

120 S Jordan Creek Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 225-0660
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
South Georgia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great atmosphere and delicious food! Our waiter was Sam and he was funny and efficient and professional! This is a very fun and yummy place to dine!

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Great atmosphere to bring your spouse! This is where we go to celebrate birthdays! Quite and cozy atmosphere.

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Urbandale, Iowa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I went to a luncheon yesterday at Bravo Cucina Italiano. The waiter was excellent and he took care of everyone in a speedy manner. I had the salad and soup, and everything was fine. They have special running every day and my friend had the shrimp salad and it was big! Everyone was pleased with what they ordered.

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Sac City, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The salads are crisp and wonderful combinations of tastes. The bread excellent, drinks good and reasonable, service exceptional and if you desire the outside seating is available. A great location for a small family affair or a business off site meeting

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West Des Moines, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

1. Good Service 2. Dinner salad was excellent 3. Entree was too salty (Chicken Marsala) 4. Did not have the drink asked for even though it was on the menu 5. Did not clear the table of dishes in a timely manner 6. Appetizer was absolutely delicious Yes, we will be going back.

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48 reviews 48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We took advantage of the nice weather to eat lunch outside. I was a little apprehensive about the restaurant since it was attached to a mall. I could not have been more wrong. The service and food were fabulous. The next time we are visiting west Des Moines again I would like to go back.

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Butler, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I've never eaten at this chain before but I will for sure go back once I get home to Milwaukee, WI. My waiter was great very nice and knowledgable :)

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food was okay, but the girl that seated us acted as if she was doing us a favor to seat us. Not the way to start off a dinner. This place will close soon.

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Clive, Iowa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I know this is a chain (been to Bravo's and Brio's across the country) but we love it. The high ceilings and airy atmosphere always cheers me up. Even on a dreary winter day. We like the salmon paired with herbed pasta and broccholi. The bread with olive oil (don't like their mixture to dip it in) is tasty. Get... More

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Iowa
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115 reviews 115 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

I love this place and call it the best chain Italian. Service can be slow when the Restaurant is full. I had to flag down whoever walked by to get a refill. The bread and olive oil and the pasta with chicken strips is delightful and worth my trip from north of Ames.

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