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Darn Good Soup

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107 N. College avenue, Bloomington, IN
812-335-3533
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11:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 7:30 pm

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  • 58
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  • 22
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The best soup in Bloomington

Every day there are at least 8 different soups to choose from. All are absolutely delicious. Tiny little place but well worth the stop. The soup to go is great if all the seats are filled at the restaurant. A must if you are visiting Bloomington, Indiana.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Pat S
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Bloomington, Indiana, United States
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Bloomington, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Every day there are at least 8 different soups to choose from. All are absolutely delicious. Tiny little place but well worth the stop. The soup to go is great if all the seats are filled at the restaurant. A must if you are visiting Bloomington, Indiana.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Small soup shop. The chicken tortilla soup was very good. I enjoyed it. My son got the chili and we were not impressed. I would visit again.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

when we moved to Bloomington I became simply addicted to the Chicken Tortilla Soup. Found out I am just one of many who can't get enough of Darn Good Souo!

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Ellettsville, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you think soup does not make a meal, think again. Nels Boerner, owner and accomplished head chef, serves up a variety of hot hearty soups each day. There are always vegetarian and vegan choices in additional to meat/fowl/seafood based soups. There are 2 sizes - I find the small (12 oz) satisfies my hunger most days for hours. Fast,... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I was interested in getting the chili but, at the price a bowl is, i wanted to be sure it was at least a little above average. I asked if it were possible to have a small sample - I was thinking about the tiny-spoon-sample most delis give, and was told a flat "No. No samples". NOT good. I asked... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This soup is SO GOOD you're going to want to try several during one visit. I really wish they would offer smaller than 12 oz size so you can create your own sampler (maybe 4 or 5 oz?). So far I've had the Curry Cauliflower (absolutely amazing, like a soup that epitomizes the delight of Indian food, I could have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

As others have reviewed, Chicken Tortilla is the best. Lots of chicken pieces in it. The other one we had, Spinach with lentil was just as good if you're not up to animal proteins. Extra piece of whole meal baguette at 25 cents each. For just $14, this meal kept our tummies filled till dinner.

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Simply very good soup. Our whole family came down with a variety of illnesses last month, so I went out to load up on soup. I came home with 3 quarts of different soups that were just great and really helped us get through the cold and flu season. It is not cheap, but it is really good food!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We have been visiting Bloomington every December for years and have always headed straight to Mother Bear's pizza. Next year, our first stop will be this little dive. Best soup I've EVER tasted!!! EVER!!! I can't stop thinking about it. Between the 6 of us, we ordered 4 soups and each was just as good as the next. There were... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Every Friday, my daughter and I hit Darn Good Soup. There is something for everyone here-Vegetarians, Vegans, and Meat lovers can find something tasty. They keep it simple here-Two sizes of soups, two types of bread, and salads. My favorite? Chicken Tortilla-hands down

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 107 N. College avenue, Bloomington, IN
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: 812-335-3533

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm

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