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Bravo Cucina Italiano

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120 S Jordan Creek Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 225-0660
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian Excellence

We love this place. The Shrimp Napoli is our favorite appetizer. Have had many of their pasta dishes and have never been disappointed. Enjoy!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Linda S
West Des Moines, Iowa
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the grilled shrimp with vegetables. It was OK. Husband had tortellini with sausage. He liked his. I did see people ordering salads which were large and looked good. Also the pizza can be flatbread or regular crust. So a salad which was about $4 ? And a pizza to share would probably be what I would order if... More 

Thank jazz143575
West Des Moines, Iowa
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this place. The Shrimp Napoli is our favorite appetizer. Have had many of their pasta dishes and have never been disappointed. Enjoy!!

Thank Linda S
Near the Adirondacks in NY
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were traveling through the area and decided to spend the night at the Residence Inn. We walked around the shops and restaurants and decided to try this restaurant. The chopped salad was ok and my husband's pasta was very sticky and it seemed like it had been cooked and set off to the side for quite awhile. He actually... More 

Thank 1adklady
Des Moines, Iowa
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20 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Food is very boring and overpriced. Given it a few tries and never impressed. If you want good Italian, go pretty much anywhere else.

Thank ERO1229
Altoona, Iowa
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

I luv luv luv this place. Greek salad is awesome. Chicken diablo is my fav? My Italian friend like their spaghetti with meat balls. Service is normal.

Thank LaVon M
Crescent City, California
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

From the moment I walked in, until I left, the service was impeccable. The young man who waited my table was super, polite and professional. The food was great. The restaurant is within walking distance of the Residence Inn, as there are also other eateries.

Thank sameoldsparks
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We took my mom there to celebrate her birthday and the food and service were excellent. They also have patio dining that overlooks the Jordan Creek Mall's creek. Our server was very friendly and was very attentive during our meal. The restaurant was very clean and the food was phenomenal. We will definitely be dining there again when in the... More 

Thank IA_Catwoman
Saint Louis, Missouri
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Our first visit was out on the patio and our food and service was excellent. Our waiter recommended a wine to us and we have been drinking it ever since our visit. We then returned with a group of 16. Food was good, but service for our large group was not that great. We had to wait quite a long... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My husband and I never ate here before and decided to check it out while out shopping. Food was very good, however, our service was not the greatest. Not the most friendly server. But I did notice that the other servers were very nice and attentive to the customers, so maybe ours was having a bad day. I will eat... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
West Des Moines, Iowa
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

this is a restaurant that gets it close to real italian food. It is Americanized and a chain, so if you want real Italian, ask them to reduce the cheese.

Thank Dawn V

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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: Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?