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The Soup Kitchen

47 E Tennessee Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-5446
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (33 reviews)
“breads” (35 reviews)
“soup” (68 reviews)
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American, Soups, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
47 E Tennessee Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-5446
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Referred to Soup Kitchen by a ranger at the American Museum of Science & Energy. Looked very small at the entrance but the dining room is large. I had a the chicken soup & chicken salad sandwich which was very good. Husband had the sausage...More

Thank cay2619
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is near my office and we eat lunch here a couple times a week. The staff is friendly and accomodating and the soup and breads are excellent.

Thank Becky C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I've eaten lunch here for years and years. Usually they have about 10 kinds of soups which changes from day to day. They also provide various salads, a few sandwiches and desserts and really god miniature loaves of homemade bread.

Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 11 July 2017

An established locally owned restaurant. We have had various soups and breads over the years and have been pleased. Recently we had shrimp bisque that did not meet the standards of the Soup Kitchen. It was watery, tasteless, and had three 40-size shrimp both bowls....More

Thank 2Foodies8
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Delicious and good hot soup. A genuine staple location in Oak Ridge. Try the salads and homemade breads.

Thank morty33
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We are in town visiting and used Trip Advisor to find this gem!! Greeted by very friendly ladies, ordered, and had our food very quickly!! Yum!! All three soups, sandwiches, and desserts we ordered were delicious!! Will definitely make it to this place whenever we...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I moved away 15 years ago and love to go to the Soup Kitchen when I'm back in town. The soups are always very interesting and fresh.

Thank RockyTop
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Great place to get a quick lunch - a generous serving of tasty soup, so many to choose from, and an interesting variety of breads. Convenient and close parking. Inexpensive and a great place to grab a nutritious lunch!

Thank We-L0VE-Adventure
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A great variety of soups, one just as good as the other, paired with one of their delicious homemade.rolls and you have the perfect meal. Their desserts are equally as good and can either be eaten there or easily taken home to enjoy Later...you will...More

Thank rnlhtlinda
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I have eaten here many times over the past 11 years. Always good soup- all the time. This is a good hole-in-the-wall place to eat. Hearty soups.

Thank Jennifer B
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Steve B
10 October 2015|
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Response from Patricia S | Reviewed this property |
Hello! You will need to check out their web site for a list of soups as they change daily and call to ask about what is available on what day as well as the price. They offer bowls or half bowls as well as soup and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 E Tennessee Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-5446
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Oak Ridge
  • Phone Number: 8654823525
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