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191 4th St W, Ketchum, ID 83340-9400
+1 208-726-2882
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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191 4th St W, Ketchum, ID 83340-9400
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

I have bought Bowls of Soul over the past 25+ years. Excellent drink--be sure to order in ceramic mug. I just wish they would work on the acoustics in the Ketchum site. It gets too loud for some of us with "older ears."

Thank 383kimberleyj
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Been coming to Java for 20 years! Every year we return to Sun Valley we can't wait for our Bowl of Soul and confetti eggs! Needs no explanation!! Go for a delicious breakfast and the best coffee!

Thank drdkc
Reviewed 25 June 2016

This place rocks. They have been in business for years and the Bowl of Soul is so very tasty. I had breakfast twice on a recent trip and the food arrives quickly and is thoughtfully prepared. You know you are in the right place when...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Visiting family and we were very happy that we were taken here for a "bowl of soul". I can usually pass up a cup of hot chocolate but this WAS NOT just a cup of hot chocolate it was a bowl of yumminess. All I...More

Thank betsy9814
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Great coffee (one of the few places I have found that have almond milk and coconut milk), friendly people and yummie muffins and more!

Thank Elissa E
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We come to Java every time we're in Sun Valley. It's a throwback to the 60's with great music and the best coffee/Mexican hot chocolate imaginable. LOVE THIS PLACE!!

Thank attyanne
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

This beloved little Skyside town holds a jewel of a coffee shop! It is definitely not your typical mainstream coffee. Their coffee and looseleaf tea is certified fair trade and instead of your usual Ghirardelli chocolate or Hersheys they specialize in Mexican chocolate to blend...More

Thank Olivia Grace P
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

With 2 locations in Ketchum and Hailey, Java is the quintessential coffee community destination. Cozy, friendly, home baked goodies, great coffee and their famous coffee drink....the Bowl of Soul. Try it, you'll love it. Get a coffee on the run to go or come in...More

Thank TravelAgentDave
Reviewed 28 December 2015

The bakery items were phenomenal and breakfast was very tasty and filling. It was a longer walk than to Starbucks but well worth it.

Thank Barnlot4
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We went in here a couple of mornings. One morning was rainy and cold and it was definitely the place to be to get out of it all. It was very busy and I can see why. Great coffee and then some! I ordered my...More

Thank carenlburton
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
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Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 4th St W, Ketchum, ID 83340-9400
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Ketchum
  • Phone Number: +1 208-726-2882
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