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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Menu

HOUSEMADE SOUPS​
Seafood Chowder
With shrimp & clams
Cup $3.99
Bowl $5.99
French Onion
With​ French bread crouton & dripping w/ melted gruyere
Cup $2.99
Bowl $4.99
Soup De Jour
Ask for today’s selections
Cup $2.99
Bowl $4.99
Soup Flight
Taste 4 soups of your choice, served w/ French bread
$9.99
ENTREES​
Dinner entrees are served w/ fresh bread & olive oil
Braised Lamb Shank
16 oz lamb shank braised w/ tomato & garlic, finished w/ a spiced balsamic glaze. served w/ Mediterranean orzo & fresh vegetable
$21.00
Filet Mignon
Tenderloin of beef, seared & topped w/ exotic mushrooms in a demi glaze, finished w/ gorgonzola butter. served w/ potatoes Dauphanoise & fresh vegetable
$24.00
Hanger Steak
Argentinean chimichurri rubbed 8oz hanger steak, grilled & sliced, topped w/ fresh avocado salsa & served w/ a smoky ancho jus, potatoes Dauphanoise & fresh vegetable
$17.00
Salmon
Fresh salmon filet w/ garlic dill sauce or honey soy glaze. Served w/ house rice & fresh vegetable
$18.00
Walleye
Pan - seared w/ leeks, mushrooms, lemon & basil. Served w/ horseradish-feta potato & fresh vegetable
$19.00
Shellfish Risotto
Shrimp & scallops & blue crab in a creamy risotto finished w/ parmesan
$20.00
Seafood Santorini
Shrimp & scallops sautéed w/ garlic, dill, white wine & tomato, finished under the broiler w/ breadcrumbs & feta cheese. Served w/ mediterranean orzo
$17.00
Chicken Marsala
Chicken breast sautéed w/ exotic mushrooms & tossed w/ linguine in an herbed marsala cream sauce
$15.00
Pesto Prima Vera
Chicken breast & fresh vegetables tossed w/ linguine in a pesto cream sauce
$15.00
SMALL PLATES​
Lamb Sliders
3 Braised lamb sliders drizzled w/ a greek yogurt-mint sauce & topped w/ feta
$10.00
Cheese Plate
A selection of fine cheeses & accompaniments
$12.00
Seared Scallops
Fresh sea scallops seared & finished w/ our Argentinean chimichurri & avocado
$11.00
Maryland Blue Crab Cakes
Pan seared & drizzled w/ chipotle aioli
$10.00
Shrimp & Pesto Risotto Cakes
2​ Risotto cakes seared golden brown & drizzled w/ parmesan cream
$10.00
Cherry Bomb Shrimp
Shrimp sautéed w/ cajun spices, & a lobster cream sauce served w/ French bread
$8.00
Greek Island Plate
Spicy feta dip served w/ fresh cucumber slices, French bread & kalamata olives
$7.00
House Smoked Salmon Plate
House smoked atlantic salmon w/ garlic-dill sauce, diced egg & red onion, served w/ French bread
$10.00
Cafe Bread
Sun - dried tomato focaccia bread topped w/ fresh pesto, provolone & parmesan, broiled golden brown
$7.00
Goat Cheese Points
French bread points topped w/ goat cheese, tomato, garlic, herbs & drizzled w/ balsamic syrup
$8.00
CAFE SANDWICHES​
Cafe sandwiches are served w/ a garlic dill pickle & your choice of kettle chips or housemade coleslaw
Jake's Kickin' Pastrami
Hot pastrami, caramelized onions & melted gruyere cheese on a grilled French baguette w/ a kickin' horseradish mayo & pepperocinis
$7.99
Chips
Housemade
Stacked Roast Beef
Thinly sliced roast beef & sharp cheddar w/ lettuce, onion, tomato on sourdough w/ cafe sauce
$6.99
Chips
Housemade
Ava's Turkey
Turkey breast, apple smoked bacon, provolone, lettuce, tomato, onion & mayo on sourdough
$6.99
Chips
Housemade
Dana's Club
Roast beef, turkey breast, sharp cheddar, provolone, lettuce, tomato, onion & chipotle mayo on toasted farmer’s wheat
$6.99
Chips
Housemade
The “Gardner”
Fresh tomato, onion, carrot, cucumber, avocado, sprouts, carrots, provolone, cheddar & balsamic vinaigrette on farmer’s wheat or in a sun - dried tomato wrap
$5.99
Chips
Housemade
Asian Wrapper
Sesame seared chicken, water chestnuts, peapods, carrots, avocado, green onion, lettuce, asian vinaigrette & sriracha
$7.99
Chips
Housemade
B.L.T. & Avocado
Apple smoked bacon piled high w/ lettuce, tomato, avocado & chipotle mayo on toasted sourdough
$6.99
Chips
Housemade
The “Wraptor”
Grilled​ chicken, snow peas, bell peppers, onions, carrots & romaine wrapped up w/ sriracha & a sweet chili sauce
$7.99
Chips
Housemade
Reuben
Thinly sliced corned beef w/ gruyere & sauerkraut on grilled marble rye, served w/ russian dressing & dijon mustard
$6.99
Chips
Housemade
CAFE SALADS​
Mediterranean Salad
Field greens & crisp romaine w/ imported hard salami, tomato, cucumber, red onion, gorgonzola crumbles, kalamata olives, pepperoncini & balsamic vinaigrette
$8.00
Asian Sesame Salad
Field​ greens w/ peapods, water chestnuts, sprouts, green onion, carrots & sesame seared chicken, w/ housemade asian vinaigrette & toasted sesame seeds
$8.00
Smoked Salmon Salad
House smoked atlantic salmon atop field greens w/ tomato, egg, cucumber, red onion, carrot & raspberry vinaigrette
$10.00
Blackened Tenderloin Salad
Crisp romaine w/ caesar dressing topped w/ gorgonzola crumbles, carrot, tomato, cucumber, red onion & cajun blackened tenderloin
$10.00
Grilled Shrimp Salad
Sweet chili grilled shrimp atop field greens w/ sundried cranberries, tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, red onion, croutons & balsamic vinaigrette
$10.00
Ask your server about menu items that are cooked to order. Consuming under cooked meats, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Soups, International
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed March 29, 2020 via mobile

We came to the Soup Spoon for Valentines Day. The Spoon never disappoints. I loved the crab stuffed whitefish and my husband devoured a hamburger. He claims it’s the best burger he’s ever had. Clean, yet inviting atmosphere, coupled with excellent service and amazing food....More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 22, 2020

The menu is very good with some options that are out of the ordinary. The food on all three occasions that I was there in February was excellent and service was outstanding. It's a quiet restaurant and a great place to go to talk with...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 6, 2020 via mobile

We were traveling back home to Missouri after attending a funeral earlier in the day. The wife searched for somplace to eat and came across Soup Spoon and we were intrigued by the menu. We were seated quickly, server came by quickly to get our...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Soupspooncafe, General Manager at Soup Spoon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2020

Wow, thank you so much Robert! I am so sorry for what brought you to find us, we are very sorry for your loss. We love how engaged you and your wife were in the whole dining experience. A lot of thought and work go...More

Reviewed March 1, 2020 via mobile

I was looking for a place to have soup and when I saw that this place had the option of a flight of soup I was all in. I didn’t take notice of the rest of the menu until we got there but if you...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 29, 2020 via mobile

We really enjoyed the atmosphere and food when we ate lunch here. It's a very popular restaurant so we had to wait a little but we had a nice table and the crowd was not too loud. I think many were from local businesses on...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 25, 2020

We stopped in during the week about 1:30 PM. There was a wait - the hostess when she appeared said about a half hour. We were a party of three, there were 3 parties in front of us. A number of tables left and after...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020 via mobile

Everything I’ve ever had there is delicious! They have something for everyone and it’s all good. They get really busy, but it’s probably the best place in the Lansing area for families with different food preferences.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 26, 2020

On our last visit we waited nearly 90 minutes for our food. When we asked if it was coming anytime soon, the manager said, "Can't you see we're busy?" I said, "not as busy as I've seen you before." He said, "well we have a...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 12, 2020 via mobile

Every single thing I order from here is always so good. I usually just pick something different from there menu everytime. There service is ALWAYS so good, very welcoming, and attentive. However, if you go at the typical lunch time then be prepared to wait...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Soupspooncafe, Owner at Soup Spoon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2020

Thank you so much! Your support is what keeps us driving, we could not be here with out you!

Reviewed January 7, 2020

Parking can be a challenge, but once inside, this place is a gem! Enjoyed a great Cubano sandwich, while my friend had a soup/salad combo (the salad was enormous!). Nice beer/wine selections. If you’re lucky, Janet will be your server!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Soupspooncafe, Owner at Soup Spoon Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2020

Thank you!!! We love Janet, she is one busy lady so any time she is available to work is a treat for all of us!

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Yes it is. We have a ramp in the back of the building and there is handicap parking in the back as well. Hope to see you soon!
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