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Cosi Cucina Italian Grill

1975 NW 86th St, Clive, IA 50325-5505
+1 515-278-8148
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“lasagna” (7 reviews)
“cheesecake” (8 reviews)
“bread” (9 reviews)
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1975 NW 86th St, Clive, IA 50325-5505
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had to wait about 10-15 min for a table which wasn't bad for a Saturday night. As we were sitting down, our waiter arrived with bread, oil, and water which was great as we had arrived hungry. We both enjoyed our drinks and dinners...More

Thank Peanut977
Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

Mushroom Lasagna & Lobster Bisque soup is the best I've ever had! Home made rolls to dip in the soup is a must! We will visit the next time in DSM area.

Thank Deanaldo
Reviewed January 14, 2018

Our party of four chose Cosi for a Saturday night outing. It had been a long time since either couple had been there. The place was packed and had a warm & lively vibe. Our server was attentive, thought two of our entrees, the Zita,...More

Thank CornDude
Peter R, Owner at Cosi Cucina Italian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2018

Thank you for the honest review and glad it was still enjoyable!! That being said, apologies on food. We're better than that. It was an expediting situation (or lack there of due to being short at that position over the weekend.) I take responsibility as...More

Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

I ate here a few times in college and loved it. Now that we’re back in town we wanted to try it again. Great warm and comfortable atmosphere that builds around the grill area, great staff, and slightly unique food that tasted great. Glad to...More

Thank Brian L
Reviewed December 26, 2017

We arrived without reservation on Friday night. The restaurant was warm and cozy and packed. Very inviting. We were told there was a 20 minute wait. Grabbed a cocktail at the tiny bar. Bartenders were super friendly. Best Manhattan I've ever had. Got seated in...More

Thank nowdsm
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Excellent staff in an old world way, but perceptive to time if needed to eat fast. Food is great and prepared to order. I recommend.

Thank Randy K
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Wonderful restaurant. Great for a birthday! My husband asks for this one. Different menu items. Excellently prepared, good service. Even with a full house our food still came on time. There are enough choices on the menu to keep most folks happy. It's is old...More

1  Thank Eileen D
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Positives: -The calamari is still to die for... -The pizza is as good or better that before... -The ambience is still upscale without being snotty... They have lightened the paint and replaced the dark blinds with a lighter more revealing color. Negatives: -Drink prices are...More

Thank JCJ1576
Peter R, Owner at Cosi Cucina Italian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2018

Thank you for the positive review and honesty.. I have since lowered a few drink prices during dinner hours and added a Happy Hour. It features $3 House Wines $3.25 all Exile Beers and $5.50 Moscow Mules. This runs from 11am-4pm Tuesday through Saturdays and...More

Reviewed July 19, 2017

Four of us at lunch at Cozi Cucina recently. Arriving on a Saturday at 11:am and not leaving until after 4PM. The staff will not rush you and is always handy with additional drinks (soft or adult) and service. We each ordered something different and...More

Thank FoodLady60
Reviewed July 13, 2017

Cosi Cucina has an 'old world' Italian ambiance that hasn't changed much over the years. The quality of food is excellent, the service good, but the tastes need a bit of upgrading. It is still very tasty in a staid 'old world' way. It doesn't...More

Thank GoneAgain02
Peter R, Owner at Cosi Cucina Italian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2018

We have all new flavors and menu options. Come check us out and ask the staff "What's New?!" Hope to see you in again soon. Thanks.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1975 NW 86th St, Clive, IA 50325-5505
    (2 blocks south of Hickman Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Clive
  • Phone Number: +1 515-278-8148
  • E-mail
(515) 278-8148
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