Welcome soup enthusiasts and flavor fanatics, noodle slurpers and bisque sippers, broth bros and stew sisters! The holidays may be over, but it’s still the most wonderful time of the year if you love a piping-hot bowl of soup.
January is National Soup Month, so we’re diving spoon-first into our favorite spots in the Green Bay area. Keep reading to find out where to visit for a big bowl of comfort:
115 N. Wisconsin St, De Pere, WI 54115
This family-owned gem in De Pere started as a simple soup-lover’s dream and quickly turned into a bustling hub for everyone’s favorite winter comfort food. Together, Joell Hill and daughter Kahlie craft soups that are not only delicious but also nurturing and healthy. With over SEVENTY-FIVE soups on their master list plus tons of optional add-ins like beans, rice, cheese, green onion, sriracha sour cream, and bacon, even the pickiest eater will find a soup they absolutely love. Check out their website to see what they’re serving up for the day (the menu rotates), grab a frozen soup to go, or check out their most recent Facebook posts highlighting soup recipes to make on your own!
201 S Broadway, Green Bay, WI 54303
If you’re looking for amazing soup and a fun atmosphere, look no further than White Dog! This eatery’s funky and casual atmosphere features walls adorned with the art of local artists and highlights the eclectic range of work in the Green Bay area arts community. But of course, you’re also there for the soup! If you love creamy soups, try the wild mushroom brie soup; a creamy blend of mushroom, garlic, and brie. Or, order a bowl of their amazing seafood bisque with shrimp, crabs, herbs, and spices!
2160 Holmgren Way, Suite 103, Green Bay, WI 54304
Located inside The Revolution Market in Ashwaubenon, Green Bay native Julie Baranek has been slinging soup for years and gathering a fan base along the way. Souper Day offers a wide variety of soups on a rotating daily menu, including daily vegan, vegetarian, Keto-friendly, and gluten-free options – all featuring high-quality, locally sourced ingredients. And if you enjoy a little dunking with your soup (who doesn’t?), you’ll want to be sure to try one of the many wraps and sandwiches on the menu. Visitors can even try a soup flight and get three different soups to sample!
519 S Military Ave, Green Bay, WI, 54303
If you want to add a little spice to your comfort meal, La Cabañita has you covered! This new restaurant opened just last November but they are already making a name for themselves with their popular ramen birria. It’s no surprise they’ve already got the flavors on lock – La Cabañita is owned and operated by Arturo Cendejas, who also started La Carreta on Main Street in 2019. Stop by the shop for a warm, delicious bowl of birria ramen and get your soup fix right along with your Mexican food fix!
1800 S Ashland Ave #3702, Green Bay, WI 54304
If you’re visiting Green Bay, you need to add a hearty serving of Booyah to your “must-eat” list. This hearty stew is the stuff of Wisconsin legend. In case you’ve never heard of it, Booyah is made with beef or chicken broth, chicken or beef, and mixed veggies and it’s slow-cooked in a large vat over an open fire. While everybody does this famous Wisconsin delicacy a little differently, some stand out of the crowd, like the Booyah Shed! Stop by on a cold winter day and warm up the Green Bay way!
2638 Bay Settlement Rd, Green Bay, WI 54311
On the coldest winter days, you need more than just a little bowl of chicken noodle soup. Sometimes, you need a heaping helping of thick stick-to-your-bones chili! If you happen to be visiting on one of those kinds of days, stop over to Black Sheep on the city’s far east side and pick up one of its most popular dishes – the Black Sheep Chili. Get it fully loaded with cheddar cheese, onions, sour cream, and a coriander kick, and you’ll be ready to head back out into the snow with a warm belly.
201 James St, De Pere, WI 54115
Rich, creamy, tangy, and salty–the tom kha kai at Nuk’s Thai is the whole soup shebang! Nuk’s Thai is an authentic Thai restaurant located on the Fox River in De Pere, and they are known for their delicious dishes, vegan and gluten-free options, and their friendly, relaxing atmosphere. Tom kha kai, or Thai coconut chicken soup, is a must-try for anyone who hasn’t yet ventured outside the American soup world. This creamy soup boasts tender chicken, flavorful mushrooms, fresh cilantro, and the perfect balance of sweet, tart, and salty. It will likely become your new favorite!
1984 Velp Ave, Green Bay, WI 54303
On the hunt for a great bowl of chowder but don’t want to fly out to Cape Cod? Just take a short drive to the west side and duck into River Street Pier. This restaurant is cozy and chill and serves up one of Green Bay's best bowls of chowder! This dish features large portions of clam and the perfect balance of potatoes, carrots, and celery in a creamy, sea-foody broth. Just close your eyes and imagine you’re hanging out by the seaside instead of here in the frozen tundra!