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Best Soup Spots in Philly

By Caitlin Klarich  | October 19, 2018 | Food & Drink

Even though the weather isn't fully cooperating yet, autumn still has us craving a big bowl of homemade soup. Check out some of our favorite spots below for the next cool weather craving.



Jones aims to comfort your soul with everything from their aesthetic to their Americana-style menu. This year, spend your next snow day or the holidays enjoying a big crock of their homemade Matzo Ball Soup. 700 Chestnut St., 215.223.5663,

Good Spoon Soupery

This Instagram-popular, Kensington restaurant is known for its seasonal dishes, showcasing a new menu on 'gram everyday. Not only does Good Spoon serve heartwarming soups, but it also makes mouthwatering sandwiches, salads, and snacks. 1400 N. Front St., 267.239.5787,

Soup Kitchen Cafe

Soup Kitchen Cafe began as a soup and juice spot, but quickly flourished into a hotspot for sandwiches, desserts, and cocktails. Some of their staple menu favorites include the Creamy Tomato Basil Soup, which we recommend pairing with their Seasonal Brunch Punch and Griddle Brownie at your next visit. 2146 E. Susquehanna Ave., 215.427.1680,

Stock Rittenhouse

This “create your own” Thai soup restaurant allows you to add a protein in any of their soups. We recommend the Lao Curry bowl, a combination of red and green curries, rice noodles, lime, shredded cabbage, bean sprouts, long beans, peanut, mint, cilantro, and thai basil. The warm bowl of goodness pairs great with the Chicken Laap Lettuce Wraps. 1935 Chestnut St., 215.988.9480,

Talula’s Garden

A well-known Washington Square Park restaurant, Talula’s Garden features a robust dinner menu including a must-have fall bisque, the Autumn Cauliflower Soup. Featuring diced brown butter pears, crushed hazelnuts, cauliflower, ginger, and herbs, the entree is sure to warm you up before a fun-filled saturday on the Square. 210 W. Washington Square, 215.592.7787,

CheU Noodle Bar

CheU Noodle Bars Asian-inspired menu has everything from ramen to specially made cocktails. On your next visit, try their Brisket Ramen, made with matzo ball, kimchi, and a spicy sesame red chili broth. 255 S. 10th St., 267.639.4136,


Known for their amazing grilled cheese and ice cream-filled menu, this center city eatery is the perfect place to enjoy the classic cold-weather combo, grilled cheese and a big bowl of hearty tomato soup. 16th St. & John F Kennedy Blvd., 267.606.6757,

Photography by: Photography courtesy of Maggie Reilly