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Cosi Cucina Italian Grill

1975 NW 86th St, Clive, IA 50325

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Menu
create-your-own-pizza
Create Your Own Pizza$12.00
Olive oil herb crust, house-made marinara sauce, grande mozzarella, & one topping of your choice.
cosi-pizza
Chicken Ziti Pizza$14.00
Cosi’s signature ziti sauce with Graziano's Italian sausage, grilled chicken & grande mozzarella cheese.
Renzo's Grinder Pizza$14.00
Our signature grinder mix of Diana's ground sausage, onions, pepperoncini peppers.
Meatball Pizza$14.00
Our signature house-made meatballs sliced & topped with mozzarella, house alfredo sauce & Italian herbs with Diana.
Supreme Pizza$15.00
Graziano's Italian sausage, pepperoni, wild mushrooms, grilled onions, roasted bell peppers, black olives, mozzarella & house made marinara sauce.
Margherita Pizza$13.00
Sun-dried tomatoes & mozzarella with fresh basil.
Sausage & Pepperoni Pizza$14.00
Graziano's italian sausage, pepperoni, roasted bell peppers, mozzarella & house made marinara sauce.
Smoked Chicken Pizza$14.00
Smoked chicken, sweet caramelized onions, sliced Roma tomatoes & mozzarella, lightly topped with gorgonzola & house alfredo.
Vegetable Pizza$13.00
Roasted garlic, wild mushrooms, sliced Roma tomatoes, roasted bell peppers, grilled onions & fresh basil.
appetizers
Meatball Appetizer$5.00 +
Our signature meatballs garnished with Graziano's parmesan cheese, parsley & served in Diana sauce.
Onion Rings$9.00
Hand breaded yellow onions, fried & garnished with Graziano's parmesan cheese, parsley & served with Diana.
Toasted Ravioli$10.00
Fried mozzarella ravioli served with our fresh marinara alfredo mix.
Fresh Caprese Salad$11.00
Slices of our house made mozzarella layered with Roma tomatoes. Served with mixed greens, balsamic vinegar & basil infused olive oil.
Roasted Garlic$9.00
Oven roasted garlic, chevre cheese & roasted bell peppers served with crostini.
Bruschetta$9.00
Crostini topped with marinated Roma tomatoes, melted gorgonzola cheese & garlic, then drizzled with a sweet balsamic glaze & garnished with green olives.
Grilled Portabella$9.00
Portabella mushroom caps basted with garlic olive oil & grilled to a smoky flavor, then topped with marinated Roma tomatoes, fresh basil & red pepper flakes.
Cheese Sticks$4.00 +
Our hand cut & breaded grande mozzarella cheese sticks. Topped with Graziano's parmesan cheese, parsley & served with Diana.
Scallops$20.00
Seared sea scallops sautéed in a citrus pan sauce, served with julienned Roma tomatoes, orange segments & leeks.
Artisan Stuffed Mushrooms$9.00
Button mushroom caps, stuffed with Graziano's sausage, a three cheese blend & a touch of Diana. Baked with grand mozzarella cheese.
Italian Marinated Shrimp$15.00
Six grilled jumbo shrimp marinated in garlic Italian seasonings. Served with our lemon garlic aioli.
Mango Shrimp$15.00
Grilled shrimp skewers wrapped in prosciutto & served with house-made pineapple mango salsa.
Calamari$12.00
Tender strips of fresh squid, lightly breaded & fried. Served with our lemon garlic aioli.
soups
Minestrone Soup$4.00 +
Cream-based Tuscan white bean soup with fresh garden vegetables, prosciutto & pasta.
Soup Of The Day$5.00 +
Chef's choice house made soup. Please call the restaurant for today's selection.
Lobster Bisque Soup$6.00 +
Rich & creamy lobster stock with diced Roma tomatoes & shrimp.
salads
All of our salads feature fresh ingredients & house made dressings.
House Salad$5.00 +
Mixed greens, diced Roma tomatoes, Bermuda onions & green olive. Tossed with choice of creamy pepper parmesan or balsamic vinaigrette.
Pine Nut Salad$7.00 +
Toasted pine nuts, diced Roma tomatoes, chevre cheese & mixed greens tossed with raspberry vinaigrette.
Caesar Salad$5.00 +
Fresh cut romaine lettuce tossed with creamy house made caesar dressing & topped with house-baked croutons.
Candied Almond Salad$7.00 +
Candied almonds, sun-dried apricots & feta cheese over spinach & tossed with blackberry vinaigrette.
Mozzarella Salad$7.00 +
Our house made mozzarella cheese, diced Roma tomatoes, Bermuda onions & mixed greens tossed with champagne vinaigrette.
Gorgonzola Salad$7.00 +
Gorgonzola cheese, toasted walnuts, diced Roma tomatoes & mixed greens tossed with walnut vinaigrette, then garnished with freshly sliced granny smith apple.
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Chicken Calzone$14.00
Grilled chicken breast, sun-dried tomatoes, grilled onions, & diced Roma tomatoes with mozzarella, served with a side of house made alfredo sauce.
Sausage & Pepperoni Calzone$14.00
Graziano's Italian sausage, pepperoni, roasted bell peppers & grilled onions with mozzarella, served with fresh marinara.
Shrimp Calzone$17.00
Sauteed shrimp, spinach, & diced Roma tomatoes with mozzarella served with a side of house made alfredo sauce.
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Ziti Cucina$18.00
Cosi Cucina's signature dish. Established with the restaurant itself in '93, one of the most recognized pasta options you'll find throughout our great city. Spicy Graziano's Italian sausage & sun-dried tomatoes in a zesty tomato cream sauce tossed with penne pasta.
Cosina Linguini$18.00
A dish which is considered the Renzo family's signature meal. Our 8oz meatball patty charred over an open flame to provide a flavor unlike anything around. The cosina is then sliced & topped with grande mozzarella atop a bed of linguini noodles & dressed with diana.
Fusilli Alfredo with Meatballs$18.00
Spiraled noodles with a hollowed center, sauteed in our house alfredo. Topped with 3 of our signature meatballs & Diana for the perfect blend of red and white sauces.
Spaghetti & Meatballs$17.00
Our signature meatballs served on a bed of spaghetti noodles & dressed with Diana.
The Classic Italy Pasta$17.00
Our slow-cooked Graziano's Italian sausage links tossed with roasted bell peppers, red onions, a wild mushroom blend & sliced cherry tomatoes. Dressed with Diana over fettuccine noodles.
Chicken Parmesan Pasta$18.00
A lightly hand breaded chicken breast superbly fried. Baked with grande mozzarella cheese, sliced then placed atop a bed of linguini noodles with Diana.
Cavatelli Casserole$17.00
Our shell pasta dish. Cavatelli noodles topped with our signature grinder mix, dressed with grande mozzarella cheese & Diana then baked to steamy perfection.
Classic Lasagna$17.00
Graziano's italian sausage, ricotta & house made marinara sauce topped with grande mozzarella & provolone. .
Rigatoni$13.00
Baked pasta with ricotta, mozzarella, provolone & parmesan cheeses. Served with house made alfredo & choice of Diana or fresh marinara.
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Fettuccine Alfredo$13.00
House-made alfredo sauce tossed with fettuccine pasta.
Gorgonzola Farfalle$18.00
Grilled chicken, a wild mushroom blend, shallots, & sweet caramelized onions tossed in a creamy gorgonzola sauce.
Potato Ravioli$20.00
Cheese-stuffed ravioli with pan-seared beef tips, thin sliced red onions, fried potatoes & apple-smoked bacon in a rich, smoky cream sauce.
Smoked Chicken Penne$18.00
Our shredded smoked chicken breast, diced Roma tomatoes, a wild mushroom blend & basil tossed in a light creamy alfredo sauce.
Chicken Florentine$17.00
Smoked chicken tossed in a light white wine alfredo sauce with sauteed bell peppers, spinach, garlic & herbs atop fettuccini noodles.
Fettuccine Pesto$15.00
House-made pesto cream sauce drizzled with a red wine demi-glaze & garnished with diced Roma tomatoes.
Fresh Tomato Linguini$12.00
Fresh sliced cherry tomatoes, a diced Roma tomato blend, garlic & basil, tossed lightly in olive oil over a bed of linguini.
Mushroom Farfalle$15.00
Our wild mushroom blend, diced Roma tomatoes, & shallots tossed with a sherry wine cream sauce.
Fettuccine Festiva$15.00
Butternut squash, diced Roma tomatoes, Bermuda onions, baby spinach & broccoli in a cracked coriander sherry broth over fettuccine pasta. Topped with toasted pine nuts.
Mushroom Lasagna$16.00
Tiers of our wild mushrooms, spinach & our Quattro cheese blend with a rich chardonnay cream sauce topped with grande mozzarella.
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Lobster Farfalle$22.00
Generously portioned tender chunks of whole lobster knuckles & diced Roma tomatoes tossed in a rich brandy cream sauce.
Shrimp Scampi$22.00
Jumbo shrimp sauteed in a creamy garlic & wine butter sauce with sun dried tomatoes and lite red pepper flakes atop of fettuccine.
Spicy Seafood Linguini$22.00
Shrimp, sea scallops & sliced calamari tossed with a spicy house-made marinara sauce.
Chardonnay Di Cosi$22.00
Mussels & shrimp with sliced cherry tomatoes, Italian herbs & seasonings in a chardonnay & white wine garlic butter sauce served on a bed of linguini noodles.
entrees
Balsamic Chicken$18.00
Grilled chicken breasts marinated in balsamic dressing, garnished with diced Roma tomatoes, served with roasted garlic mashed potatoes & chef's vegetables.
Chicken Picatta$19.00
Pan seared chicken breasts dusted with flour then sauteed with wild mushrooms & capers in a lemon white wine sauce, served with chef's vegetables.
Pork Marsala$18.00
Grilled pork tenderloin served with wild mushrooms topped with house-made marsala cream sauce & roasted garlic mashed potatoes.
Grilled Portabella$16.00
Tiers of fresh grilled portabella mushrooms with roasted red & yellow bell peppers on a bed of balsamic glazed spinach with pine nuts & asparagus.
Asian Wood Fired Salmon$20.00
Salmon filet served with cucumbers in a honey ginger soy glaze.
Cosi Wood Fired Salmon$21.00
Salmon filet topped with a dijon cream sauce atop a bed of julienned vegetables with a side of asparagus.
Butternut Squash Risotto$17.00
Butternut squash & diced Roma tomatoes sauteed in creamy arborio rice served with asparagus & drizzled with honey.
Egg Plant Parmesan$15.00
Choice of lightly fried or grilled pieces of eggplant served atop a bed of sauteed vegetable noodles made from butternut squash (please note these noodles will stay firm slightly crunchy afterawell done cook) dressed with both Diana & alfredo saucesthen topped with parmesan cheese.
Red Snapper$20.00
Wood oven roasted red snapper served with chevre tomato risotto, julienne vegetables & a lemon beurre blanc.
Ribeye$30.00
Ribeye served with our red wine demi glaze, roasted garlic mashed potatoes & green beans.
Filet$25.00 +
Beef tenderloin filet served with red wine demi glaze, roasted garlic mashed potatoes & chef's vegetables.
Cosi Steak Scampi$29.00 +
Beef tenderloin filet and 2 jumbo shrimp all topped with our house scampi sauce, served with a side of roasted garlic mashed potatoes & green beans.
desserts
Cheesecake$8.50
Cosi’s signature dessert; as one of the most recognized cheesecakes in central Iowa. A creamy circular piece of house-made cheesecake, hold the crust. Made with vanilla bean infused sugar, with baked macadamia nuts atop. Served with house-made caramel, chocolate, raspberry, and crème anglaise sauces & seasonal fruits.
Marble Chocolate Brownie$7.00
A rich warm house-made chocolate brownie served with coffee ice cream. Decorated with our four house sauces & seasonal fruits.
White Chocolate Brownie$7.00
Swiss white chocolate, raspberries, & walnuts baked into a warm brownie, served with vanilla bean ice cream & seasonal fruits.
Creme Brulee$6.00
Rich french custard made with pure vanilla bean with a layer of caramelized sugar served with seasonal fruits.
Tiramisu$7.00
A delectable spin on a classic dessert; Cosi's one of a kind rolled angel food cake tiramisu. Light and fluffy, a soaked coffee cake made with whipped mascarpone. Served with espresso syrup, cocoa powder, and seasonal fruits.
Hot Apple Cake$7.00
Cinnamon, pecans & apples baked into a hot cake served with a warm butter pecan sauce, cinnamon ice cream & seasonal fruits.
Ice Cream$4.00
Two scoops served in a cookie tuille cone. Your choice of vanilla bean, chocolate, coffee, & cinnamon.
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Lunch Create Your Own Pizza$10.00
Olive oil herb crust, house-made marinara sauce, grande mozzarella, & one topping of your choice.
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Lunch Chicken Ziti Pizza$12.00
Cosi’s signature ziti sauce with Graziano's Italian sausage, grilled chicken & grande mozzarella cheese.
Lunch Renzo's Grinder Pizza$12.00
Our signature grinder mix of Diana's ground sausage, onions, pepperoncini peppers.
Lunch Meatball Pizza$12.00
Our signature house-made meatballs sliced & topped with mozzarella, house alfredo sauce & Italian herbs with Diana.
Lunch Supreme Pizza$12.00
Graziano's Italian sausage, pepperoni, wild mushrooms, grilled onions, roasted bell peppers, black olives, mozzarella & house made marinara sauce.
Lunch Margherita Pizza$11.00
Sun-dried tomatoes & mozzarella with fresh basil.
Lunch Sausage & Pepperoni Pizza$12.00
Graziano's italian sausage, pepperoni, roasted bell peppers, mozzarella & house made marinara sauce.
Lunch Smoked Chicken Pizza$12.00
Smoked chicken, sweet caramelized onions, sliced Roma tomatoes & mozzarella, lightly topped with gorgonzola & house alfredo.
Lunch Vegetable Pizza$12.00
Roasted garlic, wild mushrooms, sliced Roma tomatoes, roasted bell peppers, grilled onions & fresh basil.
lunch-appetizers
Lunch Meatball Appetizer$5.00 +
Our signature meatballs garnished with Graziano's parmesan cheese, parsley & served in Diana sauce.
Lunch Onion Rings$8.00
Hand breaded yellow onions, fried & garnished with Graziano's parmesan cheese, parsley & served with Diana.
Lunch Toasted Ravioli$9.00
Fried mozzarella ravioli served with our fresh marinara alfredo mix.
Lunch Bruschetta$8.00
Crostini topped with marinated Roma tomatoes, melted gorgonzola cheese & garlic, then drizzled with a sweet balsamic glaze & garnished with green olives.
Lunch Scallops$18.00
Seared sea scallops sautéed in a citrus pan sauce, served with julienned Roma tomatoes, orange segments & leeks.
Lunch Cheese Sticks$3.00 +
Our hand cut & breaded grande mozzarella cheese sticks. Topped with Graziano's parmesan cheese, parsley & served with Diana.
Lunch Artisan Stuffed Mushrooms$8.00
Button mushroom caps, stuffed with Graziano's sausage, a three cheese blend & a touch of Diana. Baked with grand mozzarella cheese.
Cosi Fried Lasagna Bites$6.00 +
Owners specialty lasagna, deep fried in bite-sized form. Served with a side of Diana to provide an appetizer unlike you will find anywhere else!
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Lunch Pine Nut Salad$7.00 +
Toasted pine nuts, diced Roma tomatoes, chevre cheese & mixed greens tossed with raspberry vinaigrette.
Lunch Mozzarella Salad$7.00 +
Our house made mozzarella cheese, diced Roma tomatoes, Bermuda onions & mixed greens tossed with champagne vinaigrette.
Lunch Candied Almond Salad$7.00 +
Candied almonds, sun-dried apricots & feta cheese over spinach & tossed with blackberry vinaigrette.
Lunch Gorgonzola Salad$7.00 +
Gorgonzola cheese, toasted walnuts, diced Roma tomatoes & mixed greens tossed with walnut vinaigrette, then garnished with freshly sliced granny smith apple.
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All sandwiches are served with a side of house-made pasta salad.
Lunch Cosina Sandwich$11.00
Cosi’s signature meatball formed into an 8oz patty to provide guests with a meatball sandwich they won’t forget! Our seasoned beef mix charred over an open flame, topped with house-made mozzarella cheese & Diana.
Lunch Renzo's Grinder$10.00
Our signature grinder mix of Diana's ground sausage, onions, pepperoncini peppers on a 9? rustic hoagie, topped with grande mozzarella & Diana.
Lunch Roast Beef & Cheddar Melt Sandwich$11.00
Sliced roast beef and cheddar cheese, mixed greens, Roma tomatoes, and a horseradish aioli served on toasted ciabatta.
Lunch Ham & Swiss Melt$10.00
Hickory smoked ham and aged swiss cheese topped with mixed greens, Roma tomatoes, and a honey mustard aioli served on toasted ciabatta bread.
Lunch Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato Sandwich$9.00
Apple-smoked bacon, mixed greens, and Roma tomatoes served with house-made aioli on rustic sliced bread.
Lunch Chicken Bacon Caesar Wrap$11.00
Slices of grilled chicken, apple smoked bacon with parmesan, fresh cut romaine lettuce and caesar dressing in a house made a wrap.
Lunch Chicken Parmigiana Sandwich$11.00
A lightly hand breaded chicken breast superbly fried, topped with Diana sauce, mozzarella & provolone on toasted ciabatta.
Lunch Open Face Portabella Sandwich$10.00
Grilled portabella cap topped with melted gorgonzola cheese, caramelized onions, & Roma tomatoes, served open faced on house-made focaccia, topped with lemon garlic aioli and spinach,
Lunch Sandwich & Soup$13.00
Choose between RB/HMSW/BLT paired with any soup or salad.
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Lunch Ziti Cucina$12.00
Cosi Cucina's signature dish. Established with the restaurant itself in '93, one of the most recognized pasta options you'll find throughout our great city. Spicy Graziano's Italian sausage & sun-dried tomatoes in a zesty tomato cream sauce tossed with penne pasta.
Lunch Lobster Farfalle$21.00
Generously portioned tender chunks of whole lobster knuckles & diced Roma tomatoes tossed in a rich brandy cream sauce.
Lunch Fettuccine Alfredo$11.00
House-made alfredo sauce tossed with fettuccine pasta.
Lunch Gorgonzola Farfalle$12.00
Grilled chicken, a wild mushroom blend, shallots, & sweet caramelized onions tossed in a creamy gorgonzola sauce.
Lunch Cosina Linguini$13.00
A dish which is considered the Renzo family's signature meal. Our 8oz meatball patty charred over an open flame to provide a flavor unlike anything around. The cosina is then sliced & topped with grande mozzarella atop a bed of linguini noodles & dressed with diana.
Lunch Shrimp Scampi$21.00
Jumbo shrimp sauteed in a creamy garlic & wine butter sauce with sun dried tomatoes and lite red pepper flakes atop of fettuccine.
Lunch Potato Ravioli$14.00
Cheese-stuffed ravioli with pan-seared beef tips, thin sliced red onions, fried potatoes & apple-smoked bacon in a rich, smoky cream sauce.
Lunch Spicy Seafood Linguini$21.00
Shrimp, sea scallops & sliced calamari tossed with a spicy house-made marinara sauce.
Lunch Fusilli Alfredo$13.00
Spiraled noodles with a hollowed center, sauteed in our house alfredo. Topped with 3 of our signature meatballs & Diana for the perfect blend of red and white sauces.
Lunch The Classic Italy Pasta$12.00
Our slow-cooked Graziano's Italian sausage links tossed with roasted bell peppers, red onions, a wild mushroom blend & sliced cherry tomatoes. Dressed with Diana over fettuccine noodles.
Lunch Smoked Chicken Penne$12.00
Our shredded smoked chicken breast, diced Roma tomatoes, a wild mushroom blend & basil tossed in a light creamy alfredo sauce.
Lunch Spaghetti & Meatballs$12.00
Our signature meatballs served on a bed of spaghetti noodles & dressed with Diana.
Lunch Fettuccine Pesto$11.00
House-made pesto cream sauce drizzled with a red wine demi-glaze & garnished with diced Roma tomatoes.
Lunch Chicken Parmesan Pasta$13.00
A lightly hand breaded chicken breast superbly fried. Baked with grande mozzarella cheese, sliced then placed atop a bed of linguini noodles with Diana.
Lunch Chicken Florentine$12.00
Smoked chicken tossed in a light white wine alfredo sauce with sauteed bell peppers, spinach, garlic & herbs atop fettuccini noodles.
Lunch Classic Lasagna$13.00
Graziano's italian sausage, ricotta & house made marinara sauce topped with grande mozzarella & provolone. .
Lunch Rigatoni$12.00
Baked pasta with ricotta, mozzarella, provolone & parmesan cheeses. Served with house made alfredo & choice of Diana or fresh marinara.
Lunch Fresh Tomato Linguini$10.00
Fresh sliced cherry tomatoes, a diced Roma tomato blend, garlic & basil, tossed lightly in olive oil over a bed of linguini.
Lunch Mushroom Farfalle$11.00
Our wild mushroom blend, diced Roma tomatoes, & shallots tossed with a sherry wine cream sauce.
Lunch Fettuccine Festiva$12.00
Butternut squash, diced Roma tomatoes, Bermuda onions, baby spinach & broccoli in a cracked coriander sherry broth over fettuccine pasta. Topped with toasted pine nuts.
Lunch Mushroom Lasagna$12.00
Tiers of our wild mushrooms, spinach & our Quattro cheese blend with a rich chardonnay cream sauce topped with grande mozzarella.

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