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Cool Basil

1250 NW 86th St, Clive, IA 50325-1006
+1 515-225-8111
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (19 reviews)
“crab rangoon” (15 reviews)
“green curry” (8 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth the trip. Thoughtful dishes with fresh ingredients, cooked slightly crisp, just like they should be. Sauces are wonderful. Service pleasant. Atmosphere is inviting.

Thank stone595
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Kids love sushi and they'd been here before, so although hub and I do not like sushi we went because they had other things. I had the Hot n' Sour soup, huge portion and the Vegtable Lo Mein, very very good. Hub had a catfish...More

Thank Azona50036
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We have eaten in their former location several times, but this was the first time in their newer, larger restaurant. Since it is much bigger than their previous location, it is busier. We were there early (5 p.m.) and it already had a steady stream...More

Thank Iowastar
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Met a friend to talk business and she indicated previous positive experiences. The decor is pleasing and is one of the most appealing Thai restaurants I've dined in. The outdoor patio was really quite nice. Every member of the staff was exceptionally pleasant. My colleague...More

Thank Rpod-lady
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I was pleasantly surprised by everything. My son raved about this place so we decided to try. Atmosphere was great, service was great, selection of food and beverages was on point. Delicious! Wish they had one in Wisconsin because nothing is going to compare.

Thank justbetweenyouandmag
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I have been here once before with my daughter-in-law. My has been is hard to convince if it's out of his comfort zone. He had the pepper beef and liked it, I had the yellow curry chicken. Both were delicious and highly recommend going back...More

Thank Relocations
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is a family favorite for us. Everyone can find something they love from meat dishes to vegetarian.

Thank Doreen C
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Had the chicken pad and noodle soup. Very flavorful! I like spearmint, cilantro and chiles. So, when they all came together in soup and noodles, what's not to like?

Thank Aidennosco
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Really enjoyed our meal here. Love the fact that you can dial in the heat/spiciness you want in your dish.

Thank UltimateWines
Reviewed 22 August 2017

MUST try Thai food. They can make it as little or as spicy as you wish, but keep in mind, Thai food is complex in flavors so you will still enjoy. Even if you want mild. Service is friendly and fast. Food is prepared fresh....More

Thank Randy K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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: +1 515-225-8111
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