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Where to find the best soup in Fort Worth

By David ArkinJanuary 29, 2024April 30th, 2024No Comments
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Where to find the best soup in Fort Worth

As winter’s chill settles in, there’s an innate comfort found in cradling a warm mug, inhaling the fragrant steam, and savoring each spoonful of rich, hearty soup. Whether it’s the familiar embrace of chicken noodle, the robust flavors of a spicy ramen, or the wholesome goodness of a vegetable medley, the act of consuming soup during chilly days transcends mere sustenance—it becomes a soul-soothing experience, a culinary refuge against the frosty elements that seeks to warm both body and spirit.

We’ve put together a list of the best places around Fort Worth to grab a warm bowl of soup.

Pho District

Vietnam serves as a haven for food enthusiasts, shaped by diverse regional influences. Throughout centuries, street vendors have elevated these international dishes to new heights, employing cooking methods accessible to the general population. The outcome is the vibrant landscape of contemporary Vietnamese Street Food that you will find at Pho District. With nine Pho dishes on the menu, it’s the perfect place to grab a warm meal to get you through winter’s low temperatures.

What to get: Vietnamese spring rolls and Pho Bo

Location: 2401 W. 7th St., Fort Worth

Phone: 817-862-9988

Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays

Secret Garden Restaurant

Located in the Montgomery Street Antique Mall, this relaxing and quiet restaurant is a delightful find for the local soup-seeker. Completing your meal with a half-sandwich or quiche paired with a pot of hot tea ensures satisfaction and warmth throughout the day.

What to get: The Secret Garden Quiche with a cup of the soup of the day with a cup of Lady Hamilton’s hot tea

Location: 2601 Montgomery St., Fort Worth

Phone: 817-763-9787

Hours: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays; and noon-4 p.m. Sundays


Founded by proprietor Sunne in 1991 on Fort Worth’s south side, Tastebuds introduced a novel concept with diverse culinary options, ranging from sandwiches, soups and salads, to a curated selection of desserts. Through word-of-mouth within the local community, Tastebuds steadily garnered popularity. Evolving beyond its origins, Tastebuds now provides a laid-back, casual atmosphere and an expanded menu showcasing grilled or baked entrees alongside their renowned salads, sandwiches, soups, and delectable desserts.

What to get: Crab cakes with a bowl of gumbo

Location: 7674 McCart Ave., Fort Worth

Phone: 817-361-5500

Hours: noon-6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays

203 Café

203 Café is a fast casual restaurant located in the Original Fire Station No. 1 in Downtown Fort Worth. 203 Café offers complimentary delivery to all the buildings in City Center, Sundance Square and other office buildings located in downtown Fort Worth including Burnett Plaza and 777 Main  with a $50 minimum order.   

What to get: Mr. Ed sandwich and a bowl of the soup of the day

Location: 215 Commerce St., Suite 203, Fort Worth

Phone: 817-782-9004

Hours: 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays through Fridays