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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 - 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
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 10
    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
Great Food, Service was good, but not great.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
MaMare09
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Good for:
  • Romantic
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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 

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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 

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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.

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127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A wonderful dining experience that not only has a well rounded menu, however Staff that not only allows customization but excels in it. Great service is a mantra. Shout out Pamela and David. It is a "Gotta Go" kinda pkace. IHG, Rube

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We recently hosted a large (35+ people) surprise birthday party for my father in the private room at Bravo. Long story short - the event could not have gone better! From the pre-event planning all of the way through execution, the Bravo team took the time to understand our needs and dedicate the necessary time and resources to ensure it... More 

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Lake Villa, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Very nice food for a chain restaurant. Went there with a party of 6 and we were seated quickly. Everyone found something they liked on the big menu. Waitress nice but tried to get us to order lots of extras which we didn't want.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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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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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 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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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: Romantic
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?