Soup season has crept up on us, and we’re not mad at that — it is hands down the perfect meal substitution when you’re not entirely in the mood for a burger but are a bit hungrier than a snack would satisfy. Whether it’s spicy or savory, BYOS (Bring Your Own Spoon) and dive right into these bomb dot com soups located around NYC. Your warm bellies can thank us later.
Nestled right next to Cafe 31 is a soup joint that’s almost worth the trek to Midtown. Soup Spot is serving up soups for every single person, just look at the length of their soup list! Top-selling soups are the classic New England Clam Chowder, and their many variations of Lobster bisque. With so many options, they only serve 18 different types a day. So, make sure to call in advance to confirm that your favorite is there.
Location: 220 West 31st Street
Hours: Mon-Fri; 10am-4pm
Noodle Village is a Hong Kong-style noodle shop that is bringing authentic flavors to the soup game. Famous for their shrimp wonton noodle soup (some even say it’s the best in New York), this savory, juicy soup will have you crawling back for seconds. All of their food is locally sourced and are free of MSGs. Looking to spice up your soup? Their chili oil will add just that to your dish.
Location: 13 Mott Street
Hours: 10:30-11pm daily
If going above and beyond is something you’re looking for in a restaurant, La Bonne Soupe is the one for you. Every soup on the menu is served with bread, house salad, dessert, and a beverage — talk about getting the most bang for your buck. With this mouthwatering French onion soup baked with ooey-gooey gruyère cheese, you better call an Uber and get over there asap.
Location: 48 West 55th Street
Hours: 11:30 AM-10:30 PM daily
Not exactly looking for traditional soup? Cocoron & Goemon is a Japanese restaurant dedicated to bringing you health without sacrificing taste. The website itself describes the food as “damn good comfort food with nutrition for making your heart warm up.” Whether you want your soba hot, cold, or dip-able, you can slurp it all up here.
Location: 29 Kenmare St
Hours: 12:30PM-10PM daily
We’re always looking for Pad Thai to scarf down, and LuAnne’s Wild Ginger All-Asian Vegan is cooking up (as the title would suggest) an absolutely delicious pan-Asian, vegan/vegetarian menu that is to die for. They’re re-defining the concept of pumpkin soup, by leaving behind thoughts of a pureé and giving us a lighter broth with double the flavor, and this BANGING hot and sour udon soup.
Locations: 380 Broome Street (Manhattan), 112 Smith Street (Brooklyn)
Hours: Mon-Sat: 11:30AM-10:30PM, Sun: 12:30PM-10:30Pm (same hours at both locations)
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