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Ketchum Grill
Ketchum Grill

Ketchum Grill Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ketchumgrill.com
  • Phone: (208) 726-4660
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Sunday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00 p.m.

    New Years Eve Special Prefix Menu and two seatings only
    Specific Reservations for outside tables are not accepted online.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American, Northwest, Steak
  • Executive Chef: Scott Mason
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Catering upon request
  • Private Party Contact: Adelaide Mason or Nick Smith (208) 726-4660

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 5th Street
  • Public Transit: Kart bus stop is two blocks. Get off at the Elephants Perch stop.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Ample street parking in the evenings directly in front of restaurant. Within walking distance of most downtown hotels.
A word from Ketchum Grill
Housed in Ketchum's oldest remaining home, the Ketchum Grill has been serving up fresh and sustainable cuisine for nearly 23 years.

Let Chef/Owners Scott and Anne Mason be your guides for dinner in the mountains of Central Idaho.
All of our meals are made fresh to order and our home-baked breads and desserts are the stuff of legends.

Our award winning wine list has over 150 selections and many of the Northwest’s and California’s finest wineries are represented. We have an excellent choice of micro brews and an ever changing menu of wines by the glass.

Please join us for dinner nightly beginning at 5:00 pm.

Our patio dining is "first come first served".
We can not accept outdoor reservations
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeighborhood Gem
Diner Reviews
  • "Ketchum Grill continues to be one of the best restaurants in the Sun Valley area. The lemon noodles are homemade, salads have fresh local grown produce and the peach blueberry crisp is to die for!"
    Dined on 8/29/2014
  • "Ketchum Grill has been a main stay for so long be cause of its consistently special comfort food and relaxed ambiance. it 's the kind of plane you could go night after night if you wanted too. A home cooked food vibe but for fun than one might make at home."
    Dined on 8/28/2014
  • "AS ALWAYS…… ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS, STAFF AND SERVICE EXCELLENT, LOVED SITTING ON THE BACK PATIO. VERY QUIET AND RELAXING."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "Ketchum grill is consistently excellent and inventive in their culinary offerings. Using always the freshest local produce And locally sourced fish, fowl and meats. The locals favorite place. If I had to wish for anything to change, a little more space between tables inside would be nice. And More comfortable outdoor chairs in the outside dining area. ( I suppose if chairs were too comfortable no one would Ever leave!! ) Excellent dining experience otherwise."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Love this place! Can't wait to come back! It's so Good!!!!!"
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "This is a regular dining place for us when we are in Ketchum. A bit noisy due to the close proximity of the tables but always good food. The patio dining is preferred by us. I had the Ketchum meatloaf and my wife had the Ketchum Grill Oven Roasted Chicken. Both were prepared well and had exceptional flavor. Another pleasant dining experience in Ketchum."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "Ketchum Grill is our favorite restaurant in town. Excellent menu choices and specials. Friendly staff. Nice, relaxed ambiance."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "I love it. Delicious food. Definitely a SV favorite!"
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "When you want great food every time, and staff that knows how to satisfy, go to Ketchum Grill. We always take guests there and they all want to return!"
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "Service and food quality is good even during times when extremely crowded. The menu is a little limited, but, good. I would like to see a few more choices on salads"
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Friends from Seattle took our reservation after the symphony. They were ate late for the res as the symphony went on too long however, they waited forever for a glass of wine an were stuck on the back porch where they waited again for food that was poorly cooked:) Not good."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Ketchum Grill is a charming little restaurant in a historic cottage in Ketchum. I love the old Sun Valley and movie poster decor and the cozy cottage setting. The food is consistently good, and the service friendly. Their lamb shank is always delicious, if you want a hearty dish, and they do a nice job with the fish specials, as well as most everything else. They always have a good pinot noir choice, my personal favorite wine, and a reasonable choice of others that I'm sure are good as well. It has a pleasant level of reasonable conversation, not noisy. It's good for a couple's night out, but also ok for well-behaved families. It satisfies my desire for "fine dining," without being overly precious, pretentious, or expensive."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "We love Ketchum Grill. The setting sitting outside on the patio is wonderful at night. The people that work there are very professional and friendly. The food is always consistently good and there are many options to choose from."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "I have been coming to this resturant for several years and have never been disappointed"
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "The cheerful Ketchum Grill serves inventive variations on comfort food in a historic cabin and the covered deck is great after the Symphony, Writers' Conference, Craft Fairs, Gallery Walks, a Library Lectures and other summer events, but a cozy cabin setting on fall and winter nights. Chef Scott Mason and his highly trained kitchen, send out fresh grilled fish, lamb meatballs, mashed potatoes, steaks, oyster stew, fantastically herbed and spiced soups and chowders, all presented efficiently, cheerfully and politely. Parking is a snap. Serves early and late. They also own Enoteca, with a completely different menu, but also excellent. We are regulars at both. No bad news to report, sorry."
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "we have been many times - always enjoyable, outside quiet (inside not so), courteous, helpful staff, great food"
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "we have been coming to this restaurant for 10 years and, must say, it remains the best ketchum or hailey has to offer. we really love everything about it."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Food was awesome, but service was incredibly slow."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "We have had wild salmon many places worldwide….; however, last Wed, July 31 2014 was the best Salmon dinner ever, not just great, but the best. At the Kechum Grill . For us a must in the Sun Valley area. Service, wine all wonderful !"
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "A very well run restaurant. I have years of restaurant management experience and it is a pleasure to dine in a restaurant where every little detail is done well. Thank you Ketchum Grill!"
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "The food was excellent. Please try the meatloaf, it was fantastic. My had the salmon which she said was also excellent. We ate outside with a nice view although there was a little street noise."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "The food is outstanding. The summer terrace is a great place for a romantic meal or a group. We love the cold summer soups. The specials are always creative. Their basics (like lemon noodles) are a favorite as well. The fruit crisp is an awesome dessert."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Busy night, maybe reason for slower service and meals. The homemade lemon pasta was not as tasty as usual. My husbands ravioli was the best."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "This restaurant has always been one of our favorites for the last 18 years. It has such a delightful, comfortable ambience and terrific food."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "Only been here one time and the general impression I have is that the food is excellent and prepared perfectly but the service is sub-par. It's like this place is trying to be fine dining, when fine dining just isn't in its DNA. It felt like the staff was trying to be fancy with their service but didn't know what to do. Maybe they need to bring in a consultant to teach the staff how to serve fine dining if that's the direction they want to go? The ambiance is comfortable, welcoming, and inviting, and again the food was really great."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "We've been going to the Grill and its predecessor for 40+ years. It is consistently an inviting place to go for dinner. The entrees are very good. Last night it was their comfort food--lemon noodles with shrimp, a couple of weeks ago the fish special. When you're looking for dinner in Ketchum, don't forget the Grill."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "Special of the evening was a tough steak that was medium well despite my request for medium rare. Same veggie and terrible mashed potatoes as on other entree plates. Fettuccine with pesto standard issue. Nothing innovative or interesting here."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "We go to Sun Valley every year to ski, always eat at the Ketchum Grill, our favorite place in town. The visit we just had this weekend was very disappointing. 4 for dinner on a Thursday night, 7pm. Not overly crowded, but by the time we were done it was full. 4 meals ranged in quality from "ok" to almost inedible. Main course salad had wilted lettuce; the pesto in the pesto pasta dish was deemed by all of us as not even close to as good as store bought and simply bad; the sauce on the quail over linguine was clearly polluted with an unflattering seafood flavor; meatloaf was "ok". Service was average, but when 2 of the 4 meals have over half the food left you would think a reasonably astute server might ask if there was a problem."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "We visit Idaho each year from So Cal and always make a visit to the Grill. We are never disappointed. The staff is wonderful and the food amazing. The ingredients are fresh and the dishes unique and tasty. The only challenge is deciding what to order because all of the entrees are tempting. Save room for dessert."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "I just moved to Ketchum and met some great friends from Boise for an early supper and was delighted. Our server, Louise I seem to recall, was stellar. The wait staff very timely, yet not intrusive. The bread was wonderful, the salad crisp and light, and the halibut was prepared perfectly. The dessert was fruity, flavorful and didn't leave you heavy."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We've been going to the KG for years, and have never been disappointed. Last night, the meat loaf was even a little better than ever before. Very good job on the pizza as well. No haute cuisine, just really good food...."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "Wonderful service, ambiance and great food! This is an institution in Ketchum / Sun Valley. The Lemon Noodles, Idaho Trout and Fettuccine with Pesto are my favorite dishes. The outdoor patio is covered and it's a perfect little nook for you and your guests. Summertime is so relaxing."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "You can't go wrong with lunch here. The people are friendly, the food fantastic, and they have a great wine list. The fish we had was cooked perfectly. Wonderful home made bread. By far the best place we ate at in Ketchum and the Sun Valley area."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We returned to the Ketchum Grill again, and our experience mirrored our multiple prior visits; excellent service, setting, preparation and at a reasonable price."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "We love this place and usually come at least once every time we visit the Sun Valley area. Excellent service, food and charming atmosphere. A must!"
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Great ambience, good service, but neither can make up for the food."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "We had five for dinner. Four of us thought their dinner very good. One, who had duck, didn't think as good as other meals from the past. Great wines, though."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "The noise level is negligible waitstaff efficient and the food superb"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "We had not visited the Grill in a couple of years and as we always found before, the food was awesome and it was a wonderful place to spend our 19th anniversary. Thank you and see you again soon."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Local restaurant that has been a favorite for years. Charming old structure with wonderful ambience. Food is always delicious, thoughtfully prepared and hot (or cold, if necessary.) Great menu selections. Staff has always been friendly, thoughtful and intent on pleasing without being overbearing. Going to the Ketchum Grill is always familiar and like "going home"."
    Dined on 6/21/2014