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About 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

520 East Avenue
Ketchum, ID 83340
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Northwest, Steak

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.

Cross Street:
5th Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(208) 726-4660

Website:
http://www.ketchumgrill.com/

Catering:
Catering upon request

Parking Details:
Ample street parking in the evenings directly in front of restaurant. Within walking distance of most downtown hotels.

Public Transit:
Kart bus stop is two blocks. Get off at the Elephants Perch stop.

Executive Chef:
Scott Mason

Private Party Contact:
Adelaide Mason or Nick Smith: (208) 726-4660

Additional:
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wine

Ketchum Grill Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.3

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (34)
Great for Outdoor Dining (33)
Local Ingredients (28)
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Casual (28)
Comfort Food (27)
Good for a Date (25)
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Cozy (23)
Creative Cuisine (22)
Fit for Foodies (20)
Authentic (18)
Special Occasion (17)
Healthy (14)
Notable Wine List (13)
Pre/post Theatre (13)
Good for Groups (13)
Fun (12)
Good for Birthdays (11)
Quiet Conversation (11)
Seasonal (9)
People Watching (7)
Romantic (7)
Business Meals (6)
Kid-friendly (5)
Quick Bite (5)
Scenic View (5)
Hot Spot (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Late-night Find (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Organic (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
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Paleo Friendly (1)
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Love this place...we return here each time we are in Ketchum. I wish they had a better dessert menu.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Boise)·Dined on November 10, 2017

We have gone to Ketchum Grill for over 30 years. It never ceases to amaze us with it’s constant quality of food, good service and we love the fact that it remains “Old Sun Valley”.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Kid-friendly, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We've been many time over the years and the Grill never fails to impress. Classic old Sun Valley ambiance and excellent foot, always.

Tags: Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

I started with Shrimp Cakes they were so good . Then onto a huge ribeye steak cooked just as I asked . To finish I was in need of some cake with ice cream . Let’s just say for me 5 Stars for sure .

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Romantic, Comfort Food, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 29, 2017

All was very good, except I wish they would realize and acknowledge what the special occasion is and actually acknowledge it when one puts it in the Open Table/reservation notes. That would feel a lot better.

Tags: People Watching, Tapas, Casual, Cozy, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Being locals, we go to Ketchum Grill quite often, but this meal was particularly spectacular! I ordered the special "slow cook" meal of short ribs over blue cheese polenta. The ribs were perfectly lean, as promised by our waitress, Krista, and the polenta was to die for! My husband ordered the parmesan encrusted halibut and it too was absolutely delicious. We always appreciate that Ketchum Grill offers affordably priced wine by the glass, as well. The apple dumpling a la mode was the ideal way to top off our wonderful meal!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fun, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great food overall but the apple dumpling was exceptional.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Cozy
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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 20, 2017

As always, we had a wonderful evening at Ketchum Grill after a day at the Jazz Festival. Service was expert and the food delicious as always- 3 of us had the lemon noodles and shrimp, always a favorite, and my husband enjoyed the elk chili. Two of our party ordered the nightly special of halibut, but by 6:15 (!) it was gone. They enjoyed the trout and the salmon, though.

Tags: Healthy, Pre/post Theatre, People Watching, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Fun
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·Dined on October 19, 2017

Food and service were great. It eas our first time there. We are locals and will come back, but ONLY if we are seated at a table away from kitchen entrance. The fisht smell, noise, and constant back and forth of servers by our table spoiled the ambience and made mt birthday dinner less special.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal, Business Meals, Casual, Authentic, Local Ingredients
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 19, 2017

We live in the community. I have been a regular customer of the Grill since 1992. On this occasion, I brought 6 guests from Paris, France. The restaurant was no more than 33% filled. We had a total of five different folks wait on us. After the wine was poured, no one came to pour more. Same for the water. We had to ask. Since the restaurant was 33% filled, and since there were numerous folks to serve us, it was sad for me that the service was so poor. The Manager did ask us how we liked the food at the end of the meal, but no one asked us just after the food was served. I think the Owner and manager need to talk to their staff. There are many other fine restaurants in Ketchum where one can go and obtain better service.

Tags: Disabled Access, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Normally stellar. This time so-so. Food was over cooked and salad came late (although comped).

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Really enjoyed our meal here. Cool old house, good menu without being bizarre, and the food was excellent. Recommended.

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 (Boise)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Dear KG Staff;

You would elevate to a 5 star restaurant if you went to all organic offerings. Also, you could be more creative recipes. I wonder how many
GMO's and pesticides are in your foods?

You could do vastly better in serving bio-dynamically foods that promote health.

Best,


David

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 11, 2017

We have been eating out at the Ketchum Grill for at least 15 years, and we think it is just outstanding. Ketchum has a lot of great restaurants, but this is our all-around favorite.

Tags: Fun, Notable Wine List, Healthy, Authentic, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 10, 2017

This is one of our favorite restaurants! Always a great dining experience.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Organic, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options
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·Dined on October 10, 2017

Ketchum Grill never disappoints. It is our go to every time we visit Sun Valley. The staff are always courtesy and attentive. The food is wonderful. Our group had several of the dishes - lamb, steak, duck, pasta and everyone raved about the food. Will definitely return.

Tags: Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour
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·Dined on October 9, 2017

One of our group, who we all know to be a jokester, made a comment that the waitress misconstrued as rude (not unwarranted), but she reacted negatively towards us the rest of the evening. As far as my meal, the description of the lemon pasta sounded wonderful but fell flat. Leave the lemon out of the pasta dough and it’ll probably be really good.

Tags: Casual
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 (Boise)·Dined on October 7, 2017

The food was outstanding as it always is but the waiter was pretty rude and the meals are very expensive. For the price, you should expect a courteous waiter.

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 (Boise)·Dined on October 6, 2017

We have been to the Ketchum Grill many time over the years and we are never disappointed. The selection is great and the quality always excellent. This our favorite in Ketchum.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 5, 2017

A favorite in Sun Valley. Meatloaf, lamb and pasta dishes are always excellent and never disappoints. We dine at the Ketchum Grill and sister location Enoteca every time we are in town.

Tags: Seasonal
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Very busy the evening we went and the staff was on top of it. A new find that will become a favorite.

Tags: Special Occasion, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List
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 (Charleston)·Dined on September 27, 2017

We had a great dinner with friends. The service was very good and we enjoyed the meal and desserts.

Tags: Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Gluten Free Options, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options, Comfort Food
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 25, 2017

The Ketchum Grill is one of the best dining experiences in Ketchum!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Seasonal, Authentic, Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 17, 2017

I would have given a 5 star rating had the hostess been more proactive upon our arrival. It was a quiet night and tables were available. However, this being our first time to the restaurant, I made reservations with OpenTable. Upon our arrival, I advised the hostess we had reservations. She never asked our name and we were seated. We began our dining experience with prosecco, then on to dinner with wine. It was a lovely meal and the chef created a delicious vegan plate for me. My husband had the short ribs which he said were excellent. When we got home, there was an email from OpenTable stating we had not honored our reservation and that should this become a pattern, the service will not be available to us in the future. I replied that we had in fact honored our reservation. OpenTable then followed up with the restaurant. For my husband and myself, this was an unnecessary post dinner exercise that could simply been avoided had the hostess cared to ask our name.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Vegan, Healthy, Cozy, Good for a Date
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Just so-so tonight. Poor service. ok food, loud, poor ambiance

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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Great meal once again.
Food is consistently fantastic, the wine list is large and reasonably priced.
We will return, keep up the good work.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Portland)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Have eaten here at least a dozen times over the last few years. Am always surprised that the dining experience seems so chaotic. Everyone from host to servers are always running which does not make for a very relaxing evening. The menu needs serious updating and amazingly they were out of their signature dish the lemon pasta with shrimp (used to be with rockfish). This may have been my last meal there....but love the same owner's other restaurant Enoteca where the experience on many occasions has been nothing but great.

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Love Ketchum Grill. A tradition and a must-do each time we are visiting Sun Valley!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 31, 2017

Never ever disappoints. Wonderful menu and excellent service. There are many choices in Ketchum, and there is a reason this one has been around so long.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food
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·Dined on August 31, 2017

Great favorite comfort food with a great twist. Always go there when in town.

Tags: Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Local Ingredients, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Disabled Access, Authentic
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 (New England)·Dined on August 28, 2017

My husband and I ate here while on vacation at the sun valley resort. I had the duck and he had the steak special. Both were excellent. Our servers were very helpful and gave us good recommendations. We sat outside, which was lovely. Would definitely recommend it!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies
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 (Boise)·Dined on August 27, 2017

This wonderful little restaurant and have been there for 15 years and always a great experience! Great food and fair prices and always good.

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 (Boise)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Celebrated our 50th! Love the lemon noodles and shrimp!

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on August 26, 2017

We've been going to Ketchum Grill for 15 years now. And each time, they deliver a unique menu in one of the best environments. This year we enjoyed the house made lemon pasta and shrimp, roasted chicken, and slow cooked lamb meatballs...on the beautiful outdoor patio. Each entree shined, with the lamb meatballs stealing the show. Dessert was, as always, even more amazing. The mint ice cream sandwich was so fresh, I had to try a second bite to ensure I didn't accidentally each a fresh mint leaf...I didn't...it was the house made ice cream. And this year's new surprise was a kids menu that my son loved...roasted chicken and home made mac and cheese..it looked and smelled so good, I sneaked a bite and then two...it was amazing! Can't wait to get back for another meal.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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 (Orange County)·Dined on August 23, 2017

We visit the Ketchum Grill every summer when we visit Idaho. We love it. The food is amazing and the servers are the best. There are always specials that are tempting and regular entres that are perfect. Patty is outstanding!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 23, 2017

We were at the Ketchum Grill the day after the eclipse, and it was very crowded. So I don't fault the service for being a little slow. They did their best to take good care of us, and the food was delicious. I highly recommend the blackened Idaho trout. They were out of the Chardonnay we selected but recommended a very fine substitute.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on August 23, 2017

We spent a wonderful evening outside on the patio with some old friends. It was such a perfect evening. All the food and wine was delicious. We could all hear each other without shouting which was delightful. All in all it was a heavenly Sun Valley evening.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on August 21, 2017

This is such a nice local place. Not trying to be hoity hoity. Nice staff and good food. The night we were there everyone was busy and working hard but friendly.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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·Dined on August 21, 2017

I write this review with a heavy heart. For years I have said this was the best place to dine in Ketchum/Sun Valley, but after Sunday I recommend going some place. On Sunday the food was good, but not great as usual, there were hits and misses . But what made this atrocious was the staff. From the hostess to the waiters and waitresses they all had a surly attitude. Without some type of distinctive apparel we were not sure whether it was a staff member taking our money or just another pattern taking our cash. We had at least six different people at our table not including the water boy. This staff needs to a have a 180 degree attitude adjustment or find employment somewhere else, this includes the hostess and all of the waiters or waitresses.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on August 21, 2017

We are outside at the Ketchum Grill. It was lovely with a wonderful ambiance. The food was very, very good. One person had the lamb shank, two had the trout and one had the lemon pasta. We also had gazpacho, and several desserts. Everything was excellent. Being particularly fussy I didn't give it five stars only because I look at 5 stars as perfection! Our service was tremendous btw!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Casual, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining
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