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Darn Good Soup

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107 N College Ave, Bloomington, IN 47404-3975
11:00 - 19:30
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

That is all that needs to be said, but TripAdvisor wants more. The place smells heavenly and has a variety of soups available daily, both with and without meat. The baked potato soup is particularly good. Very simple place where you order at the counter with fast food like seating. Not a lot of dining space, though.

Thank Seth R
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I love their soup. If you want soup dont go anywhere else. Even on hot days there soup is something I crave.

Thank Kristopher C
Indianapolis, Indiana
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

You've never enjoyed soup this yummy! Each day, the restaurant serves four or five different varieties of soup. The soup is served in small or large portions and is provided with fresh, homemade bread. Salads and other items are available, along with water, sodas and other non-alcoholic beverages. The dining area is small but clean and cute. The restaurant is... More 

1 Thank Trekster1
Bloomington, Indiana
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6 reviews
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Nels makes the best soups. The Lentil-Spinach is my default when I can't decide what to try next. His soups truly are "darn good." :)

Thank atblues
Noblesville, Indiana
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Fabulous soup at a fair price. Great variety. Many got soup to go but we ate there. Helpful employees and overall it was excellent. We will be back.

Thank Anna R
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188 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We had a great late lunch at Darn Good Soup. It was snowing,windy and cold. Soup was the perfect lunch. We enjoyed Sausage and Pepper soup along with White Bean and Ham. I recommend going there anytime.

Thank scokog
Bridgewater NJ USA
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702 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Right on the square, this tasty little restaurant has a large variety of soups with vegan and vegetarian choices. There are a total of 31 options but not all available at the same time. Board out front tells what the soups of the day are. Hearty soups that make a meal. The soups come with a chunk of tasty bread... More 

Thank giftedelaine
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This place is kind of cute and right on the Square in downtown Bloomington. I will venture a guess and estimate there are enough seats for 20 people total. On the Street Parking spaces are at a premium. I had the chicken pot pie soup. Everything seem to be very fresh, but there were no seasonings at all and seemed... More 

Thank Trukher
Boston, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Gluten free and vegan options for dietary restrictions, really cute atmosphere, and really darn good soup!

Thank Rose-Antoinette B
Chicago, Illinois
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215 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Title says it all. Fast service and low cost for average tasting food. Nothing special. Low cost nourishment that beats fast food chains.

Thank Jeff P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Soups, Contemporary, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 N College Ave, Bloomington, IN 47404-3975
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: 812-335-3533

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?