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Soup Spoon Cafe

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1419 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48912
+1 517-316-2377
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Detroit, Michigan
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229 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The cognoscenti in this town all come here...for a reason. Even though it is just blocks from Michigan's State Capitol, you won't find politicians and lobbyists hanging out unless they are actually enjoying the food. The Soup Spoon is one of my favorite restaurants, and one that always has something unusual on the menu. Soup, yes, but also an outstanding... More 

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Thank plamichigan
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As the name indicates, the soup at Soup Spoon is outstanding. I have had both dinner and lunch at the restaurant and have never been disappointed. The menu is creative - you can find menu items that you won't see elsewhere that are delicious but not too outre. I especially like the flank steak and, if you are visiting the... More 

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Thank LynHood
Angela M, Manager at Soup Spoon Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! We appreciate you and the time that you have spent with us. I hope that you will continue to visit us and that we can continue to impress you. More 

holt
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I know its cliche but as ive gotten older I love soup and this place delivers...great for lunch or dinner ,very fresh high quality ingredients...love it

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Thank jonHolt
Angela M, Manager at Soup Spoon Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the review. Our chef's work hard everyday to create soups from scratch and it is wonderful to hear that you love them, thank you very much. More 

Lansing
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent service and food. I have met several of their employees outside of the restaurant and they seem exceptionally professional.

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Thank Robotz
Angela M, Manager at Soup Spoon Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We are very lucky to have our particular staff, they are a wonderful group of people, as are our guests! More 

Lansing, Michigan
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm sad that I did nothing t find this place sooner. Amazing menu and options. The food was great and so was the service. Would go again and again

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Thank SimonSays06
Angela M, Manager at Soup Spoon Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We are so happy that you did find us and that you enjoyed it! More 

Lansing, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I want Soup Spoon to be better -- be all it can and all I hope it will eventually be -- but it has a ways to go. Every one of my estimated 10-12 meals here amount to this: some of it works, but enough of it doesn't that it makes me question why I return. (Overly optimistic?) I won't... More 

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Thank jeremycnagel
Angela M, Manager at Soup Spoon Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review for us. I am sorry that your experience with us has been such a let down. If you could give us more specifics on the meals you had I would appreciate it. We would like to continue to work on ourselves and your feedback would help. More 

Lansing, Michigan
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Long wait sometimes. Food is creative and good. Kind of expensive, but worth it. Nice lunch and breakfast.

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Thank 642laurim
Angela M, Manager at Soup Spoon Cafe, responded to this review

I wish there was something we could do to limit the wait time. We appreciate you toughing it out and spending your lunch and dinner time with us. Thank you for the great review and we hope to see you in again soon! More 

Lansing, Michigan
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

...but I have never had a bad meal here. It's a nice casual place for an above-average meal. A bit pricy, but it usually has great food and solid service.

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Thank MichiganAlwaysHome
Angela M, Manager at Soup Spoon Cafe, responded to this review

We appreciate the review and the time you have spent with us very much. Looking forward to seeing you in again soon! More 

Lansing, Michigan
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Unusual selections that won't normally be found on breakfast menus. I particularly like their pancakes and biscuits & gravy.

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Thank jonwY6746LH
Angela M, Manager at Soup Spoon Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review, the biscuits and gravy are a favorite of mine as well! More 

Milan
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. How unfortunate. What I had hoped for was a consistent gourmet restaurant in the Lansing scene. Made reservations for dinner. Seated immediately, So far so good. Then the wheels fell off....waited nearly 10 minutes for outlets server to take our drink order and at least 10 minutes more to get drinks. Finally had to ask if our drinks might... More 

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Thank Hausech1
Angela M, Manager at Soup Spoon Cafe, responded to this review

I am so sorry for your experience with us. From your past visits with us, I hope you will understand that the service and quality of food you received is not to our standards. We greatly appreciate your feedback and want to address this issue to ensure that we do not repeat our mistakes. Would you be able or willing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1419 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48912
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 517-316-2377

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?