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12 Great Bowls of Soup in Philly to Cozy Up To

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In case you hadn't noticed, it's getting cold out there. Here are Eater's twelve top picks around town for warming, comforting bowls to help you make it through the winter.

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1. Cheu Noodle Bar

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255 S 10th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(267) 639-4136
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You can't really go wrong with any of the noodles here, but the brisket and matzo ball ramen became an insta-classic for a reason.

2. Noord

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1046 Tasker St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(267) 909-9704
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The rich (and cheerfully colorful) mustard soup is an uncommon dish and one of the standouts at this BYOB, but don't hesitate to branch out — there are lots of worthy and comforting soup- and stew-like dishes on this Northern European menu.

3. Ting Wong

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138 N 10th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 928-1883
The critic's pick (Craig LaBan is a fan, and gave the restaurant two bells in a formal review) is the noodle soup with soy sauce chicken and wontons, but if that doesn't do it for you, there's a long list of other soup options here to work your way through.

4. High Street on Market

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308 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Cauliflower soup topped with crispy leek shreds and a drizzle of curry oil is great on its own, even better to dunk some of their phenomenal bread into.

5. Khyber Pass Pub

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56 S 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 238-5888
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If you're in the mood for gumbo, this is where to get it, whether laced with chicken and andouille or any other combo of ingredients off the specials board.

6. Supper

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926 South St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 592-8180
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The smoked sweet potato soup is a callback to a Thanksgiving classic - smoky, spicy, and sweet and garnished with spiced pecans and just a bit of cinnamon-spiked marshmallow.

7. Famous 4th Street Delicatessen

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700 S 4th St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 922-3274
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Looking for some classic matzo ball soup? Start here.

8. Khmer Kitchen

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1700 S 6th St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 755-2222
We won't actually try to pick a favorite among the complex and satisfying soups at this South Philly Cambodian spot. The sour soup is a specialty, but they're really all worth trying.

9. Pho 75

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1122 Washington Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 271-5866
A perennial favorite for pho, and that's pretty much all you're having here. (Of course, exactly which permutation of cuts of meat you opt for is entirely up to your personal taste.)

10. Stock.

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308 E Girard Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19125
There are only a couple of options on the menu at this small Fishtown pho shop, including a mushroom pho with tofu that shouldn't be overlooked even if you normally opt for meatier dishes.

11. Nom Nom Ramen

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20 S 18th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 988-0898
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Try to shoyu or spicy miso versions. (There's now a second location in U City, too, at 34th and Walnut.)

12. Terakawa Ramen

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204 N 9th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(267) 687-1355
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The signature ramen is always a solid choice, but if you want something spicier, try the tan tan ramen.

1. Cheu Noodle Bar

255 S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
You can't really go wrong with any of the noodles here, but the brisket and matzo ball ramen became an insta-classic for a reason.
255 S 10th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

2. Noord

1046 Tasker St, Philadelphia, PA 19148
The rich (and cheerfully colorful) mustard soup is an uncommon dish and one of the standouts at this BYOB, but don't hesitate to branch out — there are lots of worthy and comforting soup- and stew-like dishes on this Northern European menu.
1046 Tasker St
Philadelphia, PA 19148

3. Ting Wong

138 N 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
The critic's pick (Craig LaBan is a fan, and gave the restaurant two bells in a formal review) is the noodle soup with soy sauce chicken and wontons, but if that doesn't do it for you, there's a long list of other soup options here to work your way through.
138 N 10th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

4. High Street on Market

308 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Cauliflower soup topped with crispy leek shreds and a drizzle of curry oil is great on its own, even better to dunk some of their phenomenal bread into.
308 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19106

5. Khyber Pass Pub

56 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
If you're in the mood for gumbo, this is where to get it, whether laced with chicken and andouille or any other combo of ingredients off the specials board.
56 S 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19106

6. Supper

926 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
The smoked sweet potato soup is a callback to a Thanksgiving classic - smoky, spicy, and sweet and garnished with spiced pecans and just a bit of cinnamon-spiked marshmallow.
926 South St
Philadelphia, PA 19147

7. Famous 4th Street Delicatessen

700 S 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Looking for some classic matzo ball soup? Start here.
700 S 4th St
Philadelphia, PA 19147

8. Khmer Kitchen

1700 S 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19148
We won't actually try to pick a favorite among the complex and satisfying soups at this South Philly Cambodian spot. The sour soup is a specialty, but they're really all worth trying.
1700 S 6th St
Philadelphia, PA 19148

9. Pho 75

1122 Washington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147
A perennial favorite for pho, and that's pretty much all you're having here. (Of course, exactly which permutation of cuts of meat you opt for is entirely up to your personal taste.)
1122 Washington Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19147

10. Stock.

308 E Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
There are only a couple of options on the menu at this small Fishtown pho shop, including a mushroom pho with tofu that shouldn't be overlooked even if you normally opt for meatier dishes.
308 E Girard Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19125

11. Nom Nom Ramen

20 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Try to shoyu or spicy miso versions. (There's now a second location in U City, too, at 34th and Walnut.)
20 S 18th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

12. Terakawa Ramen

204 N 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
The signature ramen is always a solid choice, but if you want something spicier, try the tan tan ramen.
204 N 9th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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