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Cool Basil

1250 NW 86th St, Clive, IA 50325-1006
+1 515-225-8111
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (20 reviews)
“crab rangoon” (14 reviews)
“curry” (10 reviews)
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Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1250 NW 86th St, Clive, IA 50325-1006
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1 - 10 of 207 reviews

Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Crab Rangoon- tasty Potstickers- fried - was not the best, I will try steamed next time Drunken noodles -3 spice... taste great Tom yum coconut soup-3 spice... we enjoyed Sesame chicken-0 spice kids enjoyed We can’t wait to try some of the other menu items.

Thank Douglas F
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Our first attempt to tried vege Thai food with family,disappointed ,poorly manage place.never go back.

Thank Purnima09
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Used to frequent this restaurant in the past but not so much anymore. Feel the quality of service and the food has slightly reduced. Last couple of times the waitress seemed to have had a bad day, so our orders were messed up, had a...More

1  Thank Guptnand
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Tried this place for lunch at the recommendation of some co-workers. It does a brisk lunch business. We were seated promptly and the servers were friendly and efficient. Lunch entrees were very good and were delivered fast. Not the fanciest of places-make note of the...More

Thank 114bruceb
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

So I originally loved this place but after 10 visits I’m not sure if I’ll go back. Every time since the first visit there’s been “ something wrong”. Once the AC was out, no sushi chef several times , wouldn’t have items available only to...More

1  Thank Mindy H
Reviewed June 28, 2018

There were a lot of people there on an off night, but I am in not one all that interested in going back. On the positive side the crab ragoons were the best I have ever had. All the appetizer tray we had was Chinese...More

1  Thank GGDesMoines
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

My favorites - pad Thai, best hot and sour soup ever, and the Des Moines roll. Inexpensive delicious food!

Thank IowaTravelGirl76
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Love the amazing amount of choices!! We were seat very quickly! The service was prompt and everything was cooked to order ! Highly recommend!!

Thank rdnsrc78
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

I've been here twice and the food is great. Try the orange chicken or any of their sushi rolls! The service cashm be a little slow during break times.

Thank Grobanite731
Reviewed June 17, 2018

This is the first time I have visited since Cool Basil relocated to this much larger space. My wife and I ate on the patio late one night, but it was evident that the inside decor and atmosphere was great as we walked through to...More

Thank Joshua S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
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