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Cosi Cucina Italian Grill

1975 NW 86th St, Clive, IA 50325-5505
+1 515-278-8148
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“ziti” (8 reviews)
“cheesecake” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
$$ - $$$
1975 NW 86th St, Clive, IA 50325-5505
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 RandyKasal
Reviewed 17 August 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

Thank Eileen D
Reviewed 9 August 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
Reviewed 19 July 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 14 July 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
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We have eaten here several times both as a couple and with groups of friends. We like the atmosphere as it is nice, but still casual. The tables are not crammed together. The service is attentive and the woman who was our server this last...More

Thank CinKS
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Wonderful "cosi" atmosphere and great Italian food. I tried the balsamic chicken and was very satisfied. Their cheesecake for dessert is not to be missed. A good bartender too!

Thank CMcCoy2014
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This restaurant is at the top or our company's "go to" list. We either take customers to their location, or have food catered in for business meetings. Our customer's rave about the food, and often ask us to return there on their next visit to...More

Thank 54darlas
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I have been a long time patron prior to their recent closing rumor a few years ago and I still enjoy dining there. I miss the olive oil bottle on the table, but appreciate that the bread is now delivered in a basket. My kids,...More

Thank IABeachLover
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Traveled to Des Moines expecting to find award winning BBQ, but found an award winning Italian restaurant. The cheese cake was amazing, a must have.

Thank Douglas M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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