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New England Soup Factory

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Chowder, Sandwiches, Soups
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244 Needham St, Ste 4, Newton, MA 02464-1490
617-558-9988
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10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great soups and sandwiches

Always a great selection of soups. Great sandwiches to choose from as well. I really like the chicken salad. The rotisserie side has great chicken, sandwiches, and awesome sides. Try the spicy mac and cheese.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
Adam R
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Always a great selection of soups. Great sandwiches to choose from as well. I really like the chicken salad. The rotisserie side has great chicken, sandwiches, and awesome sides. Try the spicy mac and cheese.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Excellent Soup ~ 'Nuff Said!!! Various types of soups to choose from all served with homemade WARM rolls ... doesn't get better than that on a cold New England day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I wish they would share recipes. Always stop here for soup, I've had them all and they are all great! Always bring co-worker and they immediately get hooked. Chicken pot pie is my favorite, and the lobster newburg, and the chili. and the ......

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I have been dining at the soup factory for 20 years since it was in Brookline village, now I'm reviewing the newton location. It has always been delicious and there is a huge assortment of choices of soul and now chicken and sides....all delicious for lunch or dinner and for take out or eat in

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Newton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is my standby lunch location when I need to grab something quick and delicious. A nice alternative to the other lunch places on Needham street. I love their chili, spicy and hearty served with a multigrain roll. I also love their "little Italian" sandwich that comes with yummy dressing on the side. I've also opted for the salad/soup, salad/sandwich... More 

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Lindon, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I was really feeling light something light and something to warm me up! I went to the New England Soup Factory and got a pint of Clam Chowder. They also threw in 3 great hard rolls and a pickle that was huge! I took the food to go and went back to my hotel room and had a nice quite... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I loved their soups! So hearty and liked the unique recipes. I thought it was all natural but then found out the "natural flavors" was actually MSG. Why can't they just put that on their ingredient list?!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Excellent soup and sandwiches at this long-time Newton standby. Great variety, including cold fruit soups in summer. Not cheap, but priced fairly.

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Newton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I had driven by this place a number of times, but never stopped in. Needham street is a busy street, of course, but very near me. I got a couple of pints of soup for me and my wife. I had clam and corn chowder, which was delicious. I can't remember what she got, but she also like it very... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

Such amazing soup. Fresh ingredients. And the rolls are yum as well. The matzo ball is gigantic however.

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Additional Information about New England Soup Factory

Address: 244 Needham St, Ste 4, Newton, MA 02464-1490
Phone Number: 617-558-9988
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Chowder, Sandwiches, Soups

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 244 Needham St, Ste 4, Newton, MA 02464-1490
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: 617-558-9988

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Chowder, Sandwiches, Soups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 7:00 pm

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