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Where To Warm Up With Hearty Bowls of Soup in Dallas

From chili to chicken noodle, here’s the city’s best

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Texas winters are extremely weird. Sometimes it’s warm, other times it’s cool, but right now, it’s nice and chilly outside. Once the heater is on and the extra layers have been donned, sometimes a hearty, comforting bowl of soup is the only way to warm up.

From chili to chicken noodle, these 16 Dallas restaurants serve up killer soups that can ward off even the chilliest of winds. Go forth, wear a coat, and let these bowls of ramen, pho, and more keep you warm.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Deli News

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17062 Preston Rd #100
Dallas, TX 75248
(972) 733-3354
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For folks trying to treat or stave off the flu, the matzo ball or chicken noodle soup at this iconic Jewish deli is an absolute must. Want something a little different? Go for the hodgepodge, which features a perfectly fluffy matzoh ball, egg noodles, and kreplach.

2. Pho Pasteur

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1342 E Belt Line Rd
Richardson, TX 75081
(972) 680-0001

Everyone in Dallas has their own pho favorite, but this Richardson spot serves up steaming bowls of perfectly-spiced broth. Top with brisket, rare beef, tripe, or tendon for a bowl of pho that’s warming and filling.

3. Cindi’s NY Deli & Restaurant

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11111 N Central Expy
Dallas, TX 75243
(214) 739-0918
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Cindi’s Monday special is a delicious riff on chicken and dumplings that features shredded chicken and spaetzle-shaped dumplings in a thick, creamy gravy.

4. Blatt Beer & Table

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7859 Walnut Hill Ln
Dallas, TX 75230
(469) 372-2080
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Beer, brunch, and fried chicken mecca Blatt Beer & Table turns out a ridiculously luscious beer cheese soup. Combining havarti cheese, lager, smoked paprika, and chives, this soup is served with grilled pretzel bread on the side.

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5. Pappas Bros. Steakhouse

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10477 Lombardy Ln
Dallas, TX 75220
(214) 366-2000
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The turtle gumbo with aged sherry at Pappas has strong New Orleans roots. This classic soup gets its flavor from green onions, celery, bell peppers, aged sherry, and of course, turtle meat.

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6. rise nº1 Salon de Soufflé

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5360 W Lovers Ln #220
Dallas, TX 75209
(214) 366-9900
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Marshmallow soup sounds like something served at a mad hatter’s tea party, but in reality it’s a fancy tomato bisque served with tiny cheese souffle “marshmallows” floating on top.

7. East Hampton Sandwich Co.

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6912 Snider Plaza
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 363-2888
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The New England clam chowder at this upscale sandwich shop is a worthy contender, but don’t miss the roasted corn and shrimp soup.

8. Kostas Cafe

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4914 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 987-3225
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Thick and creamy and filled with rice, chicken, and lemon, Greek avgolemono soup gets its silkiness from egg, making it rich without being too heavy.

9. Bangkok at Greenville

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4503 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 691-8233
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Nobody serves a hot pot full of tom kha gai quite like Bangkok Thai on Greenville Avenue. A steel bowl with a built-in fire pit heats your soup from within, allowing diners to serve themselves the creamy, coconut milk-based soup with a ladle.

10. Maya’s Modern Mediterranean

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9540 Garland Rd c362
Dallas, TX 75218
(972) 707-0646
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Over in Casa Linda, this newcomer of a Mediterranean restaurant has introduced a chicken harissa soup that’s the perfect marriage of Middle East meets Southwest. Think tortilla soup with a Lebanese twist, this tomato-based broth is rich with rice, chicken, herbs, and just the right amount of heat for good measure.

11. East Hampton Sandwich Co.

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3888 Oak Lawn Ave #100
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 443-7925
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One of several soups East Hampton makes for its “Chowda Season,” the vegetarian red pepper and gouda soup is warm, cheesy, and best consumed with a side of lobster grilled cheese.

12. Street's Fine Chicken

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3857 Cedar Springs Rd
Dallas, TX 75219
(469) 917-7140
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Street’s Fine Chicken serves up a creamy, elevated take on classic Southern chicken and dumplings that’s equally delicious as grandma’s version.

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13. Perle on Maple

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2927 Maple Ave
Dallas, TX 75201
(469) 375-5846
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There’s nothing more classic than a crock of French onion soup, and the version at Perle at The Stoneleigh is excellent. Dark, rich broth surrounds soft, caramelized onions blanketed in soup-soaked bread and thick melted cheese.

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14. Fearing's

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2121 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 922-4848
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Chef Dean Fearing’s creamy, spicy, and smoky tortilla soup is a Dallas legend. It’s always on the menu, and it’s poured over chunks of avocado, smoked chicken, radishes, and crunchy tortilla strips at the table.

15. Oni Ramen

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2822 Elm St
Dallas, TX 75226
(469) 620-2162
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Seriously freezing? Let the “Reaper” ramen at this Deep Ellum joint light a fire. A sauce is made with Carolina reaper, bhut jolokia, scorpion, habanero, and more peppers, then a teensy amount is swirled into a rich miso broth. For the less adventurous, creamy tonkotsu broth sans spice is also on offer.

16. Dallas Grilled Cheese Co. (Bishop Arts)

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310 W 7th St
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 944-5515
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Name a more iconic duo than grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato-basil soup. At Dallas Grilled Cheese Company, dunk a sandwich of your choice into this creamy bowl of goodness, or perhaps dig into a bowl of DGC chili, topped with fried jalapenos and cheese.

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1. Deli News

17062 Preston Rd #100, Dallas, TX 75248

For folks trying to treat or stave off the flu, the matzo ball or chicken noodle soup at this iconic Jewish deli is an absolute must. Want something a little different? Go for the hodgepodge, which features a perfectly fluffy matzoh ball, egg noodles, and kreplach.

17062 Preston Rd #100
Dallas, TX 75248

2. Pho Pasteur

1342 E Belt Line Rd, Richardson, TX 75081

Everyone in Dallas has their own pho favorite, but this Richardson spot serves up steaming bowls of perfectly-spiced broth. Top with brisket, rare beef, tripe, or tendon for a bowl of pho that’s warming and filling.

1342 E Belt Line Rd
Richardson, TX 75081

3. Cindi’s NY Deli & Restaurant

11111 N Central Expy, Dallas, TX 75243

Cindi’s Monday special is a delicious riff on chicken and dumplings that features shredded chicken and spaetzle-shaped dumplings in a thick, creamy gravy.

11111 N Central Expy
Dallas, TX 75243

4. Blatt Beer & Table

7859 Walnut Hill Ln, Dallas, TX 75230
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Beer, brunch, and fried chicken mecca Blatt Beer & Table turns out a ridiculously luscious beer cheese soup. Combining havarti cheese, lager, smoked paprika, and chives, this soup is served with grilled pretzel bread on the side.

7859 Walnut Hill Ln
Dallas, TX 75230

5. Pappas Bros. Steakhouse

10477 Lombardy Ln, Dallas, TX 75220
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The turtle gumbo with aged sherry at Pappas has strong New Orleans roots. This classic soup gets its flavor from green onions, celery, bell peppers, aged sherry, and of course, turtle meat.

10477 Lombardy Ln
Dallas, TX 75220

6. rise nº1 Salon de Soufflé

5360 W Lovers Ln #220, Dallas, TX 75209

Marshmallow soup sounds like something served at a mad hatter’s tea party, but in reality it’s a fancy tomato bisque served with tiny cheese souffle “marshmallows” floating on top.

5360 W Lovers Ln #220
Dallas, TX 75209

7. East Hampton Sandwich Co.

6912 Snider Plaza, Dallas, TX 75205

The New England clam chowder at this upscale sandwich shop is a worthy contender, but don’t miss the roasted corn and shrimp soup.

6912 Snider Plaza
Dallas, TX 75205

8. Kostas Cafe

4914 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206

Thick and creamy and filled with rice, chicken, and lemon, Greek avgolemono soup gets its silkiness from egg, making it rich without being too heavy.

4914 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

9. Bangkok at Greenville

4503 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206

Nobody serves a hot pot full of tom kha gai quite like Bangkok Thai on Greenville Avenue. A steel bowl with a built-in fire pit heats your soup from within, allowing diners to serve themselves the creamy, coconut milk-based soup with a ladle.

4503 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

10. Maya’s Modern Mediterranean

9540 Garland Rd c362, Dallas, TX 75218

Over in Casa Linda, this newcomer of a Mediterranean restaurant has introduced a chicken harissa soup that’s the perfect marriage of Middle East meets Southwest. Think tortilla soup with a Lebanese twist, this tomato-based broth is rich with rice, chicken, herbs, and just the right amount of heat for good measure.

9540 Garland Rd c362
Dallas, TX 75218

11. East Hampton Sandwich Co.

3888 Oak Lawn Ave #100, Dallas, TX 75219

One of several soups East Hampton makes for its “Chowda Season,” the vegetarian red pepper and gouda soup is warm, cheesy, and best consumed with a side of lobster grilled cheese.

3888 Oak Lawn Ave #100
Dallas, TX 75219

12. Street's Fine Chicken

3857 Cedar Springs Rd, Dallas, TX 75219
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Street’s Fine Chicken serves up a creamy, elevated take on classic Southern chicken and dumplings that’s equally delicious as grandma’s version.

3857 Cedar Springs Rd
Dallas, TX 75219

13. Perle on Maple

2927 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX 75201
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There’s nothing more classic than a crock of French onion soup, and the version at Perle at The Stoneleigh is excellent. Dark, rich broth surrounds soft, caramelized onions blanketed in soup-soaked bread and thick melted cheese.

2927 Maple Ave
Dallas, TX 75201

14. Fearing's

2121 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75201

Chef Dean Fearing’s creamy, spicy, and smoky tortilla soup is a Dallas legend. It’s always on the menu, and it’s poured over chunks of avocado, smoked chicken, radishes, and crunchy tortilla strips at the table.

2121 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75201

15. Oni Ramen

2822 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226

Seriously freezing? Let the “Reaper” ramen at this Deep Ellum joint light a fire. A sauce is made with Carolina reaper, bhut jolokia, scorpion, habanero, and more peppers, then a teensy amount is swirled into a rich miso broth. For the less adventurous, creamy tonkotsu broth sans spice is also on offer.

2822 Elm St
Dallas, TX 75226

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16. Dallas Grilled Cheese Co. (Bishop Arts)

310 W 7th St, Dallas, TX 75208
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Name a more iconic duo than grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato-basil soup. At Dallas Grilled Cheese Company, dunk a sandwich of your choice into this creamy bowl of goodness, or perhaps dig into a bowl of DGC chili, topped with fried jalapenos and cheese.

310 W 7th St
Dallas, TX 75208

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