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191 4th St W, Ketchum, ID 83340-9400
+1 208-726-2882
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“great coffee” (6 reviews)
“sun valley” (7 reviews)
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191 4th St W, Ketchum, ID 83340-9400
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place to stop off for breakfast and excellent coffee. Called in at Java on fourth on our way to Twin Falls. Good service and food.

Thank Karrst
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped byJava to visit my niece who works there. It was bustling with customers and the atmosphere was very inviting. Made us feel welcome and happy! The staff was so helpful and kind, enjoying their jobs. We didn't eat but the food looked delicious....More

Thank Sheepyjo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re looking for a great cup of coffee in Ketchum, Idaho, Java on fourth is a fantastic espresso bar. And the chocolate chip scones are delicious!

Thank lauriebuchanan
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We were there in August and just had to stop as it was my friends old stomping grounds. We were lucky enough to get a seat outdoors which was a bit warm but beautiful. We both ordered the Granola with fruit/yogurt for breakfast along with...More

Thank SDPeterson
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The coffee was good, but the owner was a Zionist nut who engaged us in a conversation about how he hated Muslims. I was shocked to encounter this so openly. He should be ashamed.

Thank Leoleoleoleo
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

In Ketchum for a week on wedding duty. We have made this a daily morning stop. The Keith Richards is da bomb and will have you straight in a minute, haha. I may have to tone it down to the Bowl of Soul however. :)...More

Thank Mccaf
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
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Open Hours
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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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In November 1991 Todd Rippo began what he would today describe as a selfish endeavor. Essentially he created a place where he would want to hang out. Java has a hand crafted bakery menu (most of the recipes from Todd's sister Annie) and breakfast and lunch menus that echo his southern California roots. In line with his original vision Java uses fresh roasted, fair trade and relationship coffees and serves it all in an inviting, rock n' roll atmosphere where the music is played a bit too loud!
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