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Cool Basil

1250 NW 86th St, Clive, IA 50325-1006
+1 515-225-8111
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (17 reviews)
“crab rangoon” (14 reviews)
“green curry” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1250 NW 86th St, Clive, IA 50325-1006
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1 - 10 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

There is nothing not to like about this place! Wonderful selection on their lunch menu. Plenty to choose from. I chose the Pineapple Fried Rice (a chicken and cashew dish), with no spice, a little afraid it would have no flavor, and I was wrong....More

Thank DEB309
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice people who run this restaurant. The food is very good. Anything you order you will enjoy! Service is beyond excellent!

Thank cutie98
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend got the pineapple fried rice and absolutely loved it. All of the food was amazing I specially love the crab rangoons and fried bananas

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Portions are large; I was the only one in my group to finish my plate. They offer Thai as well as Chinese and assorted rice dishes. Don't be afraid of the Thai dishes. When you order they ask you how much heat you want, from...More

Thank DesMoinesDenizen
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Large menu with offerings of sushi, sashimi, and Thai dishes among others. Our table had sushi and poke. The sushi was good and consistent. The poke was outstanding and recommended. Would return if in the mood for Asian food. A little busy and noisy.

Thank Jaymarie F
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I have only ever had the Pineapple Fried Rice and it will probably only be the only thing I ever get at Cool Basil. The mix of Pineapple, Cashews, Chicken, Shrimp and fried rice is some of the best I've ever had in a Chinese...More

1  Thank Glenn P
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We visited Cool Basil for lunch and thoroughly enjoyed it. We had pumpkin curry which was very flavorful. The coconut milk custard was delectable. Service was exceptional. Only blemish was we were not allowed to eat outside on a very nice sunny day as apparently...More

Thank SriRam C
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The food here is wonderful. I prefer the thai pastas when I dine here. The menu has many pages with lots of options. Great patio in nice weather.

Thank harlowtru
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I had no idea this was the #1 place in Clive but now I know why. Excellent ambiance, terrific service, really affordable prices and above all, the food is great! Great portions, beautiful decoration, a TON of options to choose from. Good for a casual...More

Thank SimpsonTide985
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We visited Cool Basil and absolutely loved it. We had crab Rangoons and I had the Panang Curry, both were great. The others really enjoyed their entrees as well. The serve staff were exceptional.

Thank Ed S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1250 NW 86th St, Clive, IA 50325-1006
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Clive
  • Phone Number: +1 515-225-8111
  • E-mail
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