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211 N Main Street, Hannibal, MO 63401
+1 573-221-1017
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Ranked #2 of 57 Restaurants in Hannibal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $10
Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Bakery, Coffee Shop, Ice Cream, Sandwiches
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Description: There is always something happening down at Java Jive. In the morning, you can join in on a heated political debate with the Royal Academy of Gentlemen sitting outside, cozy up on a gently used sofa with one of the daily papers or recent magazine, and catch up on e-mail and business with our free wi-fi. Our coffee selection features coffees from all around the world in a variety of flavors and roasts, sure to suit any taste. We take pride in using a local roaster, Chauvin Coffee, a family owned business now in its fourth generation of roast masters. Java Jive also offers a wonderful selection of fresh baked goods and deli items each day. We pride ourselves in having bakers and chefs that work tirelessly to create new and interesting soups, salads and desserts.
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English first
Florissant, Missouri
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This is a quaint little shop when you walk by it will draw you in. The aromas are amazing. It's a fun place to stop into with a good menu. Prices are average. Staff are fun.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Pleasant space with high ceilings and lincrusta ceilings. Sandwiches and soup were good. Sandwich meat was typical sliced lunch meat. I'd prefer real turkey breast and ham but don't often get unprocessed meat at a place like this. Coffee was good and free wifi a plus. Very friendly service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I frequent Java Jive! The staff is always friendly. Great atmosphere and very unique! I recommend The Milky Way and a Muffin!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

A local recommended this place. We enjoyed the combination of Java, tea and quick eats. The sandwiches were okay. The atmosphere blends casual comfort and art. Wifi was problematic, rock prompted us to leave sooner than we would have liked. It was nice to see hints of environmental awareness through the use of recycled paper products.

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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My friend and I chose this place to meet half-way between St.Louis and Iowa, and we spent the morning catching up after over a year of absence. We were left unhindered sitting a corner in their comfy couches sipping sweet pumpkin lattes and Downton Abby-inspired teas. We dipped into the light lunch menu and tried their spicy cheesy soup and... More 

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Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

We chose to eat here due to their soup menu (squash, as well as chicken wild rice soup). They have a wonderful chicken salad with cranberries, grapes and nuts. The pumpkin chai latte was a treat! The bakery items were well done (we chose a pumpkin bars and cookies). There were mismatched retro tables and chairs, as well as couches... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

Very good place to relax. They were very friendly and summed up the spirit of Hannibal. Also think about the sign in the first coffee shop west of the Mississippi

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Wichita, Kansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The store is a great place to relax with friends or family. There are tables to sit at, or want to be more cozy, there are sofas. I am not a coffee or hot tea drinker, but I enjoyed a iced peach and ginger tea in the morning and came back that evening for a hot apple cider. I didn't... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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128 reviews 128 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We've been here many times for the great coffee and espressos and they are really good! But this time we were there at lunch time and we split a monet sandwich (ham and cheese with a really good combo of mayo/mustard/pickle on it) and it was really good! My sister-in-law had one the previous month and told us they were... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We went to the Java Jive on the Main Street of Hannibal. The brownie we ordered was good, but it honestly took 14 minutes to get a cup of hot chocolate and a small coffee, and this was 14 min. after we stood in line to order it. Could not understand why 2 other people who were behind us in... More 

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Additional Information about Java Jive

Address: 211 N Main Street, Hannibal, MO 63401
Phone Number: +1 573-221-1017
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Hannibal
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 10
Cuisine: Bakery, Coffee Shop, Ice Cream, Sandwiches

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