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Java Jive

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211 N Main St, Hannibal, MO 63401-3538
+1 573-221-1017
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Independence, Missouri
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this little place up the street from our motel. We were looking for a place to have breakfast. Actually ended up eating there twice in the 4 days we were in town. Would have eaten there another time but it was Labor Day weekend and they were closed!!

Thank Helen C
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite simply the best vanilla milkshake I've ever had. Sandwich was lovely too. They had lots of gorgeous looking stuff listed. Wish I could have had more. Really recommend!

Thank John D
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Grab a spiced chai latte or your favorite cup of joe. I love this place and stop in every visit to Hannibal. There is plenty of room for sitting with friends or family for a lunch or just coffee. There are games to share and shopping to do. I love the selection of ceramic dishes (made right there in Hannibal),... More 

Thank Casi G
Des Plaines, IL
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here from a recommendation of a local. Excellent navy bean soup, veggie salad and a turkey sandwich on a croissant with a bag of BBQ kettle chips.

Thank tomtom36
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This little gem has it all. Cozy, comfortable atmosphere (the yellow walls make you feel like you are wrapped in sunshine), family friendly board game area, local art on display and on sale, live music and, above all, fantastic food and great service. Java Jive opens earlier and stays open later than other venues in Hannibal which is also great... More 

Thank Virginia S
Henderson, Nevada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Converted from old main street store, high ceilings, lots of comfortable armchairs and sofas to enjoy your coffee or lunch. Tables for playing games.

Thank katebcole
Hannibal, Missouri
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must stop when you are in Hannibal. From locals to tourists, Java Jive is always hoping with amazing drinks and good food. It is a good place to study, enjoy a good book, or visit with friends.

Thank mnimmo123
Fishers, Indiana
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just loved Java Jive! Coffee was delicious, with many flavored coffee's to chose from! The staff is very friendly and the prices are quite reasonable !

Thank Susan D
Lehi, Utah
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177 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two of the local museum attendants recommended Java Jive as their favorite local spot for lunch. The clever comfy atmosphere created by the decor was fun. You order from the list of offerings listed on a board at the counter. Printed, detailed menus can be perused before approaching the counter while sitting in conveniently located couches and chairs near the... More 

Thank Bob836
Lawrence, Kansas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This may be one of the best places to eat in town disguised as the best specialty coffee shop in town. The coffee is everything one would hope for. Brewed. Espresso. Hot. Cold. Frappe. All there. Plus excellent baked goods. And then the sandwiches. Wonderful. But wait! There's ice cream. The ambiance ranges from the 1890s to the 1950s /... More 

Thank markW5850TR

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 N Main St, Hannibal, MO 63401-3538
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Hannibal
  • Phone Number: +1 573-221-1017
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?