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Darn Good Soup

107 N. College avenue, Bloomington, IN
812-335-3533
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English first
Chicago Suburbs
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

Excellent chicken tortilla soup. We also had the lentil soup which was pronounced 'very good,' but not better than the office cafeteria (a tough comparison, believe it or not). Note that the soups here are relatively expensive for the serving size. Not sure who is paying for what in a college town like this... (mom/dad? alums? visitors?) Also interesting is... More

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Mattoon, Illinois
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285 reviews 285 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Looking for fine dining? Go someplace else. Looking for an extensive menu? Go someplace else. Looking for some excellent soup? THIS IS THE PLACE. I don't know how many different soups they have in their repertoire but on the day we visited, they were serving ten different ones. The staff was friendly and helpful - showing us each one and... More

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Bloomington, Indiana
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11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Always a range of soups, all reasonably priced. All come with a choice of wheat or white roll. Very limited seating.

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Bloomington, Indiana, United States
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13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Great grab and go place. Excellent in winter! Love their Chicken Pot Pie and Chicken Tortilla soups. And it is so inexpensive, that picking some up is always a reasonable dinner option.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

A good selection of soups - I wish they had some kind of sampler flight like a brewery. We had a chicken stew (Calabacitas) and the Italian wedding soup. The chicken was a tasty melange of flavors & ingedients, primarily chicken & squash. The wedding soup was loaded with meatballs. Great lunch on a rainy day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Not much to say here, really. It was just like the name suggests: darn good soup! I had a bowl of the gumbo, and it was delicious.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We've been to most every restaurant in Bloomington, and this is my absolute favorite casual stop for food in town. The soups are original and just plain delicious!!! They're a bit stingy on the bread--really my only complaint. Last time I got a cookie too and was very impressed. I'll miss this place when I leave Bloomington. Thanks for the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The soup here is the best in town. No frills interior, and a bit expensive for the portion, but the reason you come here is for delicious soup. And it does not disappoint!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My girlfriend and I frequently stop by Darn Good Soup, especially when their Facebook page posts a new or interesting style that we have not tried. I would recommend this place to any person travelling to Bloomington. There are meat, vegetarian and vegan options. From personal experience, the meat options are amazing. My boss (a vegetarian) swears by their vegetarian... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

Not ashamed to say this was the lunch choice for 2-3 times a week! Love all the options available every day, and that they are posted online at the beginning of each day. Only wish they had more available seating! Definitely recommend!

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