The return of chilly autumn weather means it’s the perfect time of year to get warmed up from the inside out with a bowl of hearty soup or stew. Whether you’re making it at home or enjoying it at your favorite Boulder haunt, there are plenty of local businesses and restaurants around town serving up delicious soups this season.
Out & About
Boulder’s bounty of restaurants and eateries who focus on sustainability and only using the best of the best local ingredients means the soups around town are of the highest quality, freshness, and seasonality. At Modern Market on 28th Street, indulge in made-from-scratch classics like Tomato Basil and unique options like Cashew Butternut, Curry Yellow Split Pea, and Green Chicken Chili. Lindsay’s Boulder Deli on Pearl Street Mall also boasts a number of soups (with options for gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian, and vegan folks) with up to ten different offerings available daily.
BRU Handbuilt Ales + Eats can always be counted on for fresh, unique fare, including their Roasted Pepper and Carrot Soup. Local Gondolier Italian Eatery also boasts warming soup choices like Homemade Minestrone, Cream Tomato and Gorgonzola, and seasonal vegetable options.
Pho, a Vietnamese noodle soup, is a popular soup of choice in Boulder. From grab and go options to sit down restaurants, there are many places to indulge in pho around town, including Boulder Pho, Black Pepper Pho, Vina Pho & Grill, and Chez Thuy Restaurant.
Soups & Sandwiches
A classic soup and sandwich combo somehow tastes even better on a cool fall day. Snarf’s Sandwiches, with multiple locations around Boulder, boasts unique, hearty soup choices daily to go with their delicious sandwiches. Local Organic Sandwich Company, with locations on Pearl Street’s East End and in Louisville, supplements their farm to table sandwiches with organic soup options. At Spruce Confections locations around town, you can also find small batch soups to go along with your sandwich, salad, or maybe even croissant.
Enjoy at Home
The mission at local company Boulder Organic is to use only the best in fresh local ingredients (sans artificial ingredients and preservatives) to create wholesome and satisfying soups. From classics like Chicken Noodle Soup, Tomato Bisque, and Broccoli Cheddar Soup, to unique and seasonal concoctions, like Butternut Squash Soup with Sage and Golden Quinoa and Kale Soup, Boulder Organic soups can be found at Whole Foods and King Soopers locations around town.