10 Best Soup Places in Massachusetts

Chicken noodle, tomato, clam chowder—they all hit the spot when you’re craving soup. The following places in Massachusetts are known for their hot, delicious, homemade soup. Whether you’re under the weather or just craving something hearty and delicious, check out these 10 amazing soup places in Massachusetts.  

Boston Chowda Co., Boston, MA

Probably the most widely known soup and sandwich restaurant in all of New England, Boston Chowda Co. serves a bevy of exceptional chowders and soups. Their New England clam chowder was voted the best in Boston. Be sure to check out Mother’s Chicken vegetable soup and their French onion soup, too.

New England Soup Factory, Newton, MA

Featuring a bevy of house soups each and every day, New England Soup Factory also concocts six new varieties of soup each week. There’s always something new and delicious to try, or you can rely on your favorites. Indulge in options including matzoh ball chicken soup, Italian beef stew, classic creamy tomato vegetable soup, split pea and smoked ham soup, and more. Be sure to ask about the gluten-free options. There is at least one on the menu every day.

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Blount Soup Market, Fall River, MA

Choose from gourmet soups, chowders and bisques at Blount Soup Market. The market features soups for taking home and reheating. They also feature a freezer of day-old soups at an excellent bargain. Try their spiced pumpkin bisque, fire roasted vegetable soup, chicken tortilla soup, and more.

Spoodles Soup Factory, Belmont, MA

Enjoy homemade soup on its own or with a salad or sandwich at Spoodles Soup Factory. Their butternut squash soup is a rich, creamy fall favorite. Consider trying their Portuguese sausage & kale soup or Thai chicken stew for a change of pace. No matter what you select, you’ll be awakening your taste buds and filling your belly with hot and hearty goodness.

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Destination Soups, New Bedford, MA

If creamy tomato basil, chicken vegetable or butternut squash soup sound good to you, then you really must visit Destination Soups. These are just three offerings from today’s menu, which changes every single day. Dine on your soup in-house or take it to go. At least one option every day is gluten-free.

Hale and Hearty Soups, Boston, MA

Located in Boston and in New York City, Hale and Hearty Soups is a gold mine for soup lovers. Try loaded baked potato soup, coconut chicken soup, Texas beef chili and more. Add a sandwich to your soup or enjoy it solo. Be sure to order extra and take some home, too. The soups freeze exceptionally well and are perfect for those nights you’re simply too tired to cook.

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The Purple Onion, Newburyport, MA

The Purple Onion is an unassuming café, located in quaint Newburyport, that serves up some pretty amazing soup. They don’t boast a long list of flavors, but typically feature about three per day. During the fall in winter, they almost always sell out. Some favorites include veggie chili, lean beef chili and butternut squash soup.

Jaime’s Restaurant, North Andover, MA

Whether you choose French onion soup, chili or the soup du jour, you’ll love your selection at Jaime’s Restaurant. The soups—made fresh daily—are a big hit with the lunch crowd, with many calling and ordering their soups to go. 

Soup’s On, Westfield, MA

At Soup’s On, patrons can try hearty options like Cheeseburger chowder or sausage & kale soup. Or they can indulge in classics like chicken noodle. Either way you’ll love the amazing homemade flavor infused into each and every selection. Check out their Facebook page, where you’ll find their soups of the day posted each morning.

Soup Shack, Jamaica Plain, MA

For delicious pho and other Vietnamese soups, visit Soup Shack. A flavorful bowl of Ramen is the perfect way to warm up on a cold fall day. You’ll love the cozy atmosphere, and if you’re not familiar with Vietnamese soups, your server will be happy to explain them all to you. You’ll broaden your horizons and come away with a new appreciation for these spectacular soups.

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