10 Best Soup Places in Tennessee

It doesn’t get any quicker and easier than a meal of hot, delicious soup! Tennessee’s reputation for country cooking embraces soup as an entree or appetizer, filled with all the best flavors of the south in one easy meal. Find the most mouthwatering meals at these 10 best places for soup in Tennessee.

The Soup Kitchen, Multiple locations

With several locations in Tennessee and a food truck, this place is overflowing with homemade goodness! This full-service kitchen is dishing outs it’s tried and true family soup recipes, along with deli sandwiches, salads, homemade breads, and desserts. It’s non-fried southern comfort food at its absolute finest, and rest assured you’ll be back for another bowl!

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Tom and Chee, Nashville, TN

Has there ever been a more wholesome combination that tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwiches? They’re truly a match made in heaven! This place is the perfect spot to bring these two together in tasty harmony, featuring three unique types of tomato soup to satisfy your cravings.

Stone Soup Cafe, Memphis, TN

Taking its name from a children’s story where more makes everything better, this farm-to-table concept knows the value of bounty. Their signature Stone Soup is as hearty as they come, featuring local beef, smoked sausage, and other savory items. Each of their soups pairs perfectly with an all-star lineup of sammies, salads, wraps, and burgers for a meal fit for royalty.

Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant, Multiple locations

This local country store and restaurant is a refreshing homegrown find in a bustling city. A rotating selection of soups gives you a filling, cost-friendly meal for lunch or dinner, along with a stunning farm-to-table experience. Get it by the cup to add to your main course or enjoy a whole bowl and call it a whole meal!

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It’s All So Yummy Cafe, Knoxville, TN

It’s in their name for a good reason—the soups are all so yummy here! Rich, deli-style soups include chicken tortilla, tomato basil, hearty vegetable, and chicken noodle, all served piping hot with wholesome ingredients. They also have a rotating selection of specialty soups to give you something new to experience with every visit.

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River Street Deli, Chattanooga, TN

This New York-style deli is just what the southern soul ordered! Delicious homemade soups come in several sizes to suit your appetite, including mini bowls for a healthy snack. You can also pair your favorite soup with a half sandwich for a guilt-free lunch that satisfies your cravings.

Cafe Le Crumbs, Nashville, TN

Come taste soups like grandma used to make! This soup and sandwich hotspot warms you from the inside out. They’re also one of the best values in the city, so you can fill up without breaking your budget.

Yellow Deli, Pulaski, TN

It’s hard to choose between their soup of the day and their world-famous chili, but rest assured you can’t go wrong. Their soups come with a slice of artisan bread, the perfect complement to this bowl-licking meal. Or, grab a hunk of their jalapeno cheese cornbread to pair with your chili—it’s the best duo since PB&J!

Wild Plum Tea Room, Gatlinburg, TN

This one is a bit off the beaten path, but it’s worth the extra searching! Served up in true country style fashion, this cozy little eatery is serving up tasty homemade soups like sherried tomato bisque, tomato and chardonnay soup, German soup, and other favorites. Their soup selection changes regularly, giving you something different to look forward to.

Demos’ Restaurant, Multiple locations

This Music City icon has several locations in the area, giving you all the more opportunity to savor their soups. Most notably is their All You Can Eat soup and salad option, by far one of the best values on the menu. Good thing, too: their signature Baked Chicken Soup is a surefire favorite that will make you crave more than one bowl!

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