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The Soup Cup

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620 Railroad Pl, Traverse City, MI 49686
+1 231-932-7687
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Traverse City, Michigan
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When the weather temps dip just a bit - we always try to stop by and see what is on the menu for the day! - and we are never disappointed! Incredible soups (something for everyone's tastes) and undeniably - the very best French Fries (Pommes Frites) within 100 miles!

Thank lord10999
Williamsburg, Michigan
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3 reviews
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Located in an old railroad depot, The Soup Cup offers 8 different soups every day. It's always hard to decide so luckily they let you try as many as you want to help you make up your mind. The grilled cheese sandwiches and hand cut Belgian fries with a list of dipping sauces too long to list make this the... More 

Thank David W
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 17, 2017

Taste all the soups you want until you find one you like and order it. Perfect. The french fries are great and come with the widest selection of sauces I have ever seen. You can't got wrong. Then go next door to the Filling Station for a beer.

Thank Jack K
Traverse City, Michigan
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2017

They offer a variety of different soups, all made from scratch and all wonderful, plus a small selection of sandwiches (the best being the grilled cheese).

Thank Dannielle H
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

What a fun place to have lunch! You get to sample soups before making your decision. Don't forget to try their creative grilled cheese creations, we had the sausage & egg sandwich...amazing! Plus, they have phenomenal fries with over 25 sauces for dipping! The staff was enthusiastic and informative! All around great experience!

Thank Dawn C
Schererville, Indiana
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Eight soups freshly made which change daily. Sample any you would like. Grilled cheese with choice of 4 different cheeses. But the very best thing are the Belgian fries which come with a choice of 20 dipping sauces. These are the best fries ever and I would travel hundreds of miles to eat them!

Thank CANDY10580
Traverse City, Michigan
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Ok friends this is a secret place near the railroad that serves Belgian fries (outstanding) Plus daily different grilled cheese sandwiches. What is not to like? Oh yes 8 different soups daily and you can taste all 8! Rita and Scott the owner and of course NiNa the best staff person ever make you feel welcome and lived. Again, what's... More 

Thank mered4u
Traverse City, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Not only was the staff both knowledgable and helpful but their Belgian fries were outstanding. I would highly recommend this place to anyone interested in a wide range of soups made fresh everyday. Only ground for improvement would be a food truck during the summer :))

Thank Zach C
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 9, 2016

Hands down some of the best soup I have ever had. Very creative spin on classic recipes and a lot of very interesting and delicious originals, HIGHLY recommend:)

Thank P B
Traverse City, Michigan
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40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2016

Great concept as the soup menu changes daily, and the grilled cheese offerings change weekly......the Fries are served everyday !!!

Thank Jsmitty0070

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 Railroad Pl, Traverse City, MI 49686
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-932-7687

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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?