Best Aprés Ski Bars in Sun Valley

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Sun Valley is known for a wide variety of visitors from all over the world — and their Après-Ski offerings don't disappoint. From high-class cocktail lounges, to tried-and-true watering holes (like Hemingway's local spot), Sun Valley really has you covered no matter what. Here's our top pics for the best bars you'll find in Sun Valley.


Local Vibe: Grumpy's

It would be called a Dive Bar if it wasn't called an Aprés Bar. Possibly one of the greatest Aprés Bars in the United States. 

Best Apres Bars in Sun Valley — Grumpy's

Homegrown grub and especially tasty burgers. Super laid back vibe and unpretentious vibe. Don't be afraid of getting the 32oz goblet of beer called the Schrooner (like the boat).

Address: 860 Warm Springs Rd, Ketchum, ID 83340

Phone Number: (208) 720-3171



Unique Experience: Boho Lounge

Fun and somehow yogi vibes, it can turn into a dance party in no time.

Best Apres Bars in Sun Valley — Boho Lounge

A truley fun place — Boho somehow manages to pull off a bomb Sunay Brunch and stil be your go-to spot for the night before. They have almost a tropical offering of trinks, yet it somehow works in these mountains.

Address: 131 Washington Ave, Ketchum, ID 83340

Phone Number: (208) 726-6843



Not Aprés, Aprés: TNT Taproom

Brand-new taproom - the only one in Sun Valley

Best Apres Bars in Sun Valley — TNT Taproom

Though you can't get any food, but you will find local craft & organic brews as well as biodynamic and sustainable wines. Great spot to stop by if youre looking to expand your pallet.

Address: 271 Sun Valley Rd, Ketchum, ID 83340


High-Class: Dunchin Lounge

Incredible cocktails & a extensive wine list. Great patio once the snow melts

Best Apres Bars in Sun Valley — Dunchin Lounge

The place to go if you're looking for a well-made cocktail and an ambiance to suite. A refreshing mix of international travellers, affluent visitors, skiers and even locals — it really is a great place to meet someone interesting. Not inexpinsive, as you might expect.

Address: 271 Sun Valley Rd, Ketchum, ID 83340

Phone Number: (208) 622-2145



Best View: Seattle Ridge

Spectacular views but the fun part is you still have to get yourself down the mountain...

Best Apres Bars in Sun Valley — Seattle Ridge view

A picture is worth a thoughsane words. The photo above was taken from the Ridge, just to give you an idea of what you'reworking with. Head down to River Run for live music every Saturday. If you decide to go down to River Run, get their bloody Mary

Address: Bald Moutnain, at the very top of Seattle Ridge Chairlift

Phone Number: (208) 622-6284


 Locals Pick: Lefty's

Great outdoors patio. Get the 'monkey fries'.

Best Apres Bars in Sun Valley — Leftys Bar

Very unassuming place and our pick for the easiest place ot hang out, especially if the patio is open. great typcial bar foods and down to earth prices. $5 tallboys help it all go down smooth.

Address: 231 6th St E, Ketchum, ID 83340

Phone Number: (208) 726-2744



 A Taste of the West: Warfield Distillery & Brewery 

Views of Baldy, while being as trendy as Brooklyn NYC.

Warfield distillery and brewery outdoor fireplace

With one of the best roof decks in town you'll be able to stargaze while warming up by a fire sipping on some of the finest brews in the West. Known for their handcrafted brews and cocktails paired with innovative eats created by Michelin accredited chefs this is not your typical pub. Sourcing local and seasonal foods available in Idaho you'll never go wrong at Warfield.

Address: 280 N Main Street, Ketchum, ID 83340

Phone number: 1 (208) 726-2739



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