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New England Soup Factory

244 Needham St, Ste 4, Newton, MA 02464-1490
617-558-9988
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Ranked #13 of 226 Restaurants in Newton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Soups, Chowder
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English first
Marlborough, Massachusetts
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91 reviews 91 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Soup was delicious. I tried the clam and corn chowder. It was very thick and yummy. Plenty of clams hidden inside. I ordered a side Caesar salad and I found it interesting that the salad only came with a small container of dressing, lettuce, and four pieces of thinly sliced cheese. No croutons. Very simple but fresh. The soup also... More

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Newton, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Their soup is amazing...perfect for a cold, damp day. I tried the chicken pot pie soup and would recommend it. They serve salads and sandwiches, too, but the soup is where it's at. You can dine in or get your meal to go. They also sell soup to go by the pint or quart. I will keep this in mind... More

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Boston
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88 reviews 88 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Good for take out, although there are a few seats there. There are a lot of soup options and not all will appeal to everyone, but that's part of the fun. One thing to note, for years I passed on their sandwiches because they seemed very small. Turns out they are pretty dense so now I find they are a... More

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Newton, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Nothing fancy. Not a lot of atmosphere (none, actually). But if you like homemade soup (and sandwiches and other good comfort foods) this is a great place to try. The most fun? you can sample as many soups as you want before you make your selection, which sometimes is hard to do because there are so many options to choose... More

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Boston, MA.
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

New England Soup Factory has a few tables for eating in, but is mainly a take out restaurant. Always know for having great soups (my favorite is the Matzo Ball), Soup Factory added rotisserie chicken, plus a hot table with many other dishes. It honestly is the best rotisserie chicken I have ever had! It is always moist, but also... More

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Boston
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Loved the soup and sandwich options. I stopped for chicken soup as I was nursing a bad cold, but also picked up a tomato parsnip soup from the freezer to save for another time. Both were great. The counter help could use a little work on their people skills though.

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Massachusetts
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87 reviews 87 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Guess I should have asked for a sample before ordering but I didn't. If you like luke-warm, gelatinous soup then order the chicken pot pie. Tiny chicken shreds, veggies, and lots and lots of vaguely warm goo (aka soup) with soggy biscuit rounds (to imitate the pot pie crust). I will give a plus to the french bread roll. Sat... More

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Newton, Massachusetts
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Mostly a lunch and/or takeout spot. Just soups, sandwiches and salads (although they recently opened an adjacent rotisserie chicken place). The soups are constantly changing and are absolutely wonderful. I don't know how Marjorie does it, but she keeps cranking out new, creative, delicious soups, alongside a list of staples. You can taste one or all before making up your... More

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Boston
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The Soup Factory is one of those places that once you find it, you make it a part of your normal routine. For a very reasonable $5ish you get a large bowl of amazing, home-made soup and a roll. Each day there is a new line-up of soups and you can taste them before buying. I generally gravitate to the... More

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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122 reviews 122 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Ok, a bit of an exaggeration, but I did order the grilled chicken and avocado wrap with the expectation of more than two tiny slices of chicken, each smaller than a 1/2 slice of thin bacon. I actually thought they gave me the wrong sandwich! But I dug under the avocado, voluminous lettuce and after some searching, finally spied the... More

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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 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Soups, Chowder

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