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Bravo Cucina Italiano

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120 S Jordan Creek Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 225-0660
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 44
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Bring a bottle of wine and sit outside on a nice summer day

Decent food, great service, and no corkage fee. If you can get a table outside on a nice day then even better.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
JBDSM
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Iowa, United States
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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93 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Des Moines, Iowa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I love Bravo! That's about all I can say. I've never had a bad experience there and the low- calorie/healthy menu items are delicious. Three of us went there a week ago and we all ordered off the " light" menu. All three entrées were wonderful and very satisfying. You didn't feel deprived eating healthy. At around 500 calories or... More 

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Iowa, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Decent food, great service, and no corkage fee. If you can get a table outside on a nice day then even better.

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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Have you ever eaten cardboard? Well, here is your opportunity. Thank you suburban middle America for setting your standards so low that places like this can thrive. I went here based on reviews even though I should have known better. It's not that I expected top authentic Italian in a Des Moines suburb, but I know the difference between effort,... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

Well done! The chopped salad was delicious. The choices were outstanding. Not your run of the mill Italian food chain. Service was great. Afterward we enjoyed a walk around the lake!!

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Urbandale, Iowa
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Our Ladies Lunch group meets here once a month. We love the private room we are given. The food satisfies every pallet. We love the desserts and enjoy our salads and seafood. The service is usually very good and the meals are well presented. I'd like a bit more variety, but on the whole the group leaves looking forward to... More 

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Iowa
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112 reviews 112 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Bravo to Bravo For a chain and to be honest it's a chain restaurant it's very good. I'm born and raised from Ny living in Iowa for many years now. I will eat here if in DesMoines. I enjoyed the decor. The food is very nice. I left feeling complete and satisfied. Thank You and looking forward to yet another... More 

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Our dinner club again selected Bravo for our group of 6 for a low key but festive dinner on New Years Eve. What we all enjoy about this restaurant is the consistent service and quality of the food. The restaurant was full but once again the exceptional staff ( all are great- we had Alex L last night but Dee... More 

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Louisville, KY
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206 reviews 206 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I dined here with coworkers recently. I admit that I wasn't in favor of the choice, hoping for something non-chain. However, I was won over. I dined off of the lower calorie menu and enjoyed a good chicken pasta dish. My co-worker are semi-regulars and they claim that the restaurant is quite consistent and reliable. I now believe them. I... More 

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novi
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228 reviews 228 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Bar is quite large and when you don't want to wait for a table. I've never had a bad meal here...from their excellent salads to my fave appetizer...mussels. Excellent rendition which needs to be served with extra bread. So delish. Veal parm was perfectly cooked...

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Des Moines, Iowa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My wife and I decided to go to Bravo after some shopping. We had two "special deal" options and we had a miscommunication and had to have the waiter come back for our order. Instead of being frustrated or annoyed our waiter Steve Z was amazing and brought back bread dough for our 2 year old daugher to play with.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 120 S Jordan Creek Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Des Moines
  • Phone Number: (515) 225-0660

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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