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191 4th St W, Ketchum, ID 83340
208-726-2882
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Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wake up to the best coffee in town...

Todd definitely offers the best coffee and Mexican Hot Chocolate in town... Try the Bowl of Soul! Wow! We never miss a day during our visits in Sun Valley... Ad a scone to it and you're good for hours! We love this place...

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Todd definitely offers the best coffee and Mexican Hot Chocolate in town... Try the Bowl of Soul! Wow! We never miss a day during our visits in Sun Valley... Ad a scone to it and you're good for hours! We love this place...

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Newport Beach, California
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125 reviews 125 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Java is always our first stop when we arrive in Sun Valley! Their trademark "Bowl of Soul" is the best bowl of coffee I've ever had! Java has great breakfasts including avocado on toast and poached eggs. I've never tried their pastries, but they all look delicious! It can get very crowded,but it is worth the wait in line.

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Port Washington, NY
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We love sun valley and every time we come part of what we look forward to is a bowl of soul at jJava! Breakfast options are aplenty and all delicious. Go!

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Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The Eggs & Toast are awesome, best toast & raspberry jelly. The confetti eggs are awesome with a tortilla on the side. The hippie in a bowl is out of this world OR order it "dirty" which mean with bacon. You can get the hippie with or without tortilla. Bagels & cream cheese are my kids most favorite item on... More 

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Sun Valley, Idaho
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Java used to be fun...but the service is not good and the food is just so-so. I would rather go to another coffee house in Ketchum. I wIsh Todd would up his game and get the ice-cream stand going in the summer with actually good gelato and ice-cream. It is so mediocre.

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San Diego, California
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184 reviews 184 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I love the pottery bowl, called a Bowl of soul, delicious mocha coffee with a real dollop of whipped cream, not out of a can, doused with nutmeg ,cinnamon and chocolate

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We just pick this one out on our way out of town and so glad we did! We had the hippie (breakfast burrito) and an everything bagel. They touched the dish off with fruit. It was delicious and we both said it was a shame we had not found this gem earlier in our visit. Service with a smile and... More 

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idaho
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310 reviews 310 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

family is in town and all they want is a "bowl of soul" so we gave them what they want. they all had breakfast there, as well, and very happy with the steamed eggs!! even on the way to the airport, we stopped at the java in hailey and asked them to split a "bowl" 3 ways..and the did. thanks,... More 

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Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

I really like their breakfast, made fresh. The coffee is weak, and no big flavor that might accompany lighter roast coffee. I can not think of any reinvestments back into this establishment for maybe 10 years. The cheap chic worked then, now just worn out and used. You might feel that way on a bad visit all attitude.

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Hamburg, Germany
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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

i dont know anything about the breakfast but the coffe is very good. same prices than starbucks but bigger cups, nicer ambiente, stuff is friendly and they have local specialities and great cookies and cakes.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 191 4th St W, Ketchum, ID 83340
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Sun Valley-Ketchum  >  Ketchum
  • Phone Number: 208-726-2882

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?