Best Soup Spots in Lancaster, PA
No matter the weather, isn’t it always just the best to compliment your meal with a warm cup of soup? In Lancaster, there are tons of great restaurants, but here, we’re recommending the top restaurants to visit in Lancaster when you want to order soup.
When you’re in the mood for the traditional PA Dutch chicken corn soup, head to Bird-in-Hand Restaurant for their scrumptious classic. It a hug in a bowl with tender chicken, sweet corn, hard-boiled egg and noodles. Pair with other PA Dutch dishes for a stick-to-the-ribs meal.
Annie Bailey’s Irish Public House
In the heart of Downtown Lancaster, you don’t want to miss out on some deliciousness in their seasonal menu and the warm, authentic Irish Pub atmosphere. Our personal favorites is the Five Onion Bisque, made with Irish ale, cream, and bleu cheese croutons. If you’re thinking of French Onion, it’s nothing like that – the cream makes it a thick, rich consistency, and the blue cheese croutons add the perfect crunch.
Ploy Thai Kitchen
Warm your belly with some tasty, flavorful Thai soup. If you’re looking or a little kick to add to your meal, order the Tom Yum Shrimp Soup. My personal favorite is Tom Kha Chicken Soup, made with coconut milk, mushrooms, lemongrass and lime juice. Whatever you choose, pair it with some Thai Dumplings or Crab Ragoon.
Isaac’s soup is so delicious that they have a soup calendar each month that you can check out to see if they have your favorite today – and during the months of January, February & March, Isaac’s donates one gallon of soup to a local soup kitchen or shelter for every 100 cups of soup they sell. So warm up your belly, and contribute to warming someone else’s too! Local favorite? The pepper jack tomato soup.
Looking for a homey setting to sit by the fire and dine? Head over to the Brasserie, which literally was a home, built back in 1925. Whether you’re stopping in for lunch or dinner, enjoy their famous tomato bisque.
Head into Lititz for a globally inspired menu featuring homemade soups like Mulligatawny Soup (lentils, chickpeas, tomatoes & broth), Portuguese Chicken & Rice, and West African Peanut Chowder. And true to their name, you’ll find everything chocolate – hot chocolate, chocolate dipped fruit, chocolate crepes, chocolate cake & truffles, and you can even try chili made with chocolate.
Sai Gon Café
Nothing fills the tummy better than a big bowl of noodles and broth. We’re huge fans of Saigon Café’s Vietnamese Pho, rich beef broth with rice noodles, onions, scallions and cilantro. Customize your own bowl with a variety of protein options, bean sprouts, basil, lime and jalapenos. Slurp away on this soup-er noodle soup.
Tom + Chee
What better to pair with your grilled cheese on a cold day (or a hot one) than soup. With seasonal soups like the Blue Cheese Chili or Tomato Gazpacho, you’re sure to find a pairing that you’ll love. Or you can always get the classic favorites like Classic Tomato or Creamy Tomato Basil.
Spring Glen Fresh Foods at Lancaster Central Market
Make your way to Lancaster Central Market for some of the county’s best soup from Spring Glen Fresh Foods. Their stand is serving up the classics like beef noodle, ham & bean, broccoli & cheese and more. The best part? You can take these soups home with you to enjoy with your family.
Cork & Cap Restaurant
Lunch and dinner is best served with a side of Cork & Cap Restaurant’s chicken and waffle soup. This creamy soup is ribboned with tender chicken, carrots and celery, topped with a fluffy waffle croutons. It’s a surefire way to warm up on a cool fall or winter day.