10 Best Soup Places in South Carolina

Craving a hearty tomato soup and grilled cheese? How about a versatile cup of classic chicken noodle? It’s simple, it’s quick, it’s filling, and it’s budget-friendly—soup is one of the most dynamic of meals. When lunch time rolls around, check out these 10 awesome soup spots in South Carolina.  

Stone Soup Market & Cafe, Landrum, SC

This market and cafe has a lot going for it, particularly in the way of local food. Their soups will have you believe they made the whole batch on the spot, just for you. The varieties change daily, but they’ve been known to serve favorites like lemon tomato tortellini soup and tomato soup. 

Hutson’s Deli, Camden, SC

Their soups are tried and true favorites, but their homemade taste makes them a step above the rest. Minestrone, loaded baked potato, and chicken tortilla are just a few of the soups that have made their way to the Daily Specials board. Pair a cup of soup with one of their expertly crafted paninis for a new favorite meal. 

PRESST, Seneca, SC

Their soups can stand alone as a meal in itself, but they also pair well with their pressed sandwiches. With an ever-changing Soup of the Day, you’ll always have something new and delicious to try. Add a cup of soup to any entree for just $2!

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Kickers Restaurant, Greenwood, SC

It’s not easy to know where to start with the soups here. In addition to a rotating daily selection, they also dish out a top-notch Chicken Gumbo and a Potato & Beer Cheese soup that is simply divine. Get the soup by itself, or add a half sandwich or salad to your order for just a little extra. 

Ladles Soups, Multiple locations

This Charleston-born concept features a few locations sprinkled throughout SC, and soup lovers everywhere rejoice! They focus on farm-fresh ingredients for all their homemade soups, using tried and tested recipes that are nothing short of mouthwatering. They also have an extensive selection of vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free items on their menu to suit any diet. 

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No Name Deli, Columbia, SC

This hidden gem is one of the best things to ever happen to Columbia’s cuisine scene. Their soup selection changes on a daily basis here, offering varieties like vegetable beef and chicken and rice. Stock up by getting a quart to go and get two meals out of one!

Five Loaves Cafe, Multiple locations

This three-location eatery in and around Charleston isn’t your typical soup spot. They pride themselves on using high-quality ingredients from local farmers and suppliers to give every soup a fresh taste most restaurants lack. Their cups and bowls are generous, plus you can get a 3-soup sampler if you just can’t make up your mind.

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Sourdough and Company, Greenville, SC

Sandwich shops are a dime a dozen in Greenville, but it’s the soups that set this place apart. They have varieties you won’t find just anywhere, including their Chicken & Poblano Peppers, Cream of Potato, and their should-be-famous New England Clam Chowder. Whatever you choose, you can rest assured it’s nothing but perfection.

Thailand Restaurant, Irmo, SC

The curry here is a tried and true fan favorite, but their soups shouldn’t go overlooked. Their coconut soup is a must-order, offering a unique taste you can’t find just anywhere. The service is quick and prices are reasonable, so you can fill up for less. 

Square Onion, Charleston, SC

Their homemade soups are made fresh daily and pair perfectly with every meal. These aren’t your average soups, either: classy varieties like their cauliflower parmesan bisque or the smoked turkey noodle soup will have you ordering the largest serving they offer. You can get it by itself, or add a half sandwich, salad, or the quiche of the day for a complete meal. 

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