There are few things that hit the spot better on a chilly evening than a bowl of piping-hot soup. Whether you are looking for something medicinal + comforting or spicy + unusual, you’re sure to find a restaurant here in North Jersey that can satisfy your craving. Get ready to get toasty and read on for where to get some of the best soups in North Jersey.
Caribbean Grill I 343 Bloomfield Ave A, Montclair
This restaurant receives rave reviews for its authentic and fresh Caribbean dishes. They have several soups on the menu, including red pea soup. It is served with dumplings and ground provisions, which are traditional root vegetables.
Dumpling Dojo I 16 Glen Rd, Rutherford
Formerly known as Small Bowls, Little Plates, this eatery has kept many dishes from its previous incarnation, including the beef French onion bowl. You can customize your soup with your choice of bases, including ramen noodle salad and fried rice.
The Greeks I 461 Elm St, Kearny
It doesn’t get more New Jersey than this unassuming, family-run diner. Head to their Facebook page to check out the day’s soup specials. Recent offerings have been tomato crab bisque and southwest chicken rice.
Jacks Cafe I 684 Bloomfield Ave, Verona
Since 1997, this family-run restaurant has been serving the Verona area and beyond. There are always soup choices on the menu, including the popular sweet potato bisque.
Saigon Cafe Millburn I 286 Essex St, Millburn
Do you like your pho with seafood? Beef? Pork? You don’t have to decide because here, you can build your own. Start with a base of chicken, beef, or vegetable broth, and then add meat options such as brisket, grilled chicken, and pork chops.
Soups and Such I 22 Sherman St, Wayne
This cozy cafe has a weekly rotating roster of three soups such as Thai chicken and shrimp, and Tuscan tortellini. If you can’t decide, you can order a sampler of the weekly soups. Frozen soups are also available to go.
Soup Factory I 467-469 W Market St, Newark
Each day, five to seven soups are available for you to choose from at this cozy, local establishment. Possible options include crab bisque, shrimp, corn chowder, and navy bean and smoked turkey.