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Cool Basil

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1250 NW 86th St, Clive, IA 50325-1006
(515) 225-8111
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of our favorites! They have a big menu so there is something for everyone. They have great sushi also.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I really love going to this restaurant, or picking up an order to go. I have never been disappointed. Excellent Tom Ka Kai soup. Love the cucumber salad. Mango with sticky rice...mmmmmmmm...

Thank 809libbyy
Kansas City, Missouri
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219 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I visited Cool Basil with family, including a 2-year old with adventurous tastes in food. We loved it. My son the foodie had the green curry and said it was excellent- "the perfect mix of heat and sweet". He chose a spiciness level of 4 and said he might get a 3 next time; I had the Angry Dish with... More 

Thank AThena53
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food and services , complete menu of various food types. Also good wine list and desserts.

Thank Linda K
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Meals were very good. Great service . Wife and I both enjoyed the food and wine. It is a little tricky to find, but we'll worth it.

Thank Jim P
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great choice, good prices... waiter was a little slow on getting the check. But it was end of shift. What did I expect?

Thank Renee P
Urbandale, Iowa
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116 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cool Basil offers many choices. I always enjoy their sushi rolls and soup. The menu is vast and food is always a hit with our family.

Thank lckstr99
Coralville, Iowa
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch on a Saturday. Place looks nice. All the people from the hostess to the waitresses were very friendly and polite. We ordered the Salmon Teriyaki and the grilled shrimp salad. Both were very good!!! The salad was a little spicy but they warned us. Service was fast and they refilled our drinks frequently. The price was right... More 

Thank matraveler1963
Clive, Iowa
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was with a group of about 13 senior citizens. We got menus right away, but our server was slow in taking orders. On the other hand, we had some of our people arrive after we had been seated, and the server was gracious in dealing with the hubbub surrounding their seating. Food was excellent and generous. The only complaint... More 

Thank gohdsm
Clive, Iowa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and friend love this restaurant. Been coming for years. Excellent Food! Large and varied menu. Worth trying.

Thank Kubafam

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Thai, Chinese, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1250 NW 86th St, Clive, IA 50325-1006
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Clive
  • Phone Number: (515) 225-8111

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