Best Soup in New York

Check out the top Soup in New York, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Joe's Shanghai
1. Joe's Shanghai
host-0host-1host-2
108 local reviews
9 Pell St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Friday 11:00 AM
+1 212-233-8888
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Ashley
This is known as one of the best soup dumpling restaurants in NYC. There's always a long wait and it might be …
Laura
Chinatown is filled with inexpensive eats—you can make a whole day of eating soup dumplings at Joe’s Shanghai,…
Julia
If you want Chinese food this is the place. The soup dumplings here are what dreams are made of...no words to…
1. Joe's Shanghai
1. Joe's Shanghai
host-0host-1host-2
108 local reviews
9 Pell St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Friday 11:00 AM
+1 212-233-8888
Ashley
Ashley
This is known as one of the best soup dumpling restaurants in NYC. There's always a long wait and it might be cash only (you might want to d…
Laura
Laura
Chinatown is filled with inexpensive eats—you can make a whole day of eating soup dumplings at Joe’s Shanghai, cumin lamb burgers at Xi’An F…
Julia
Julia
If you want Chinese food this is the place. The soup dumplings here are what dreams are made of...no words to describe how delicious. If y…
2. M Shanghai Bistro & Garden
2. M Shanghai Bistro & Garden
host-0host-1host-2
71 local reviews
292 Grand St, Brooklyn
Open · Closes in 30 minutes
+1 718-384-9300
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Diane
Chinese. Really good herradura margaritas and the BEST soup dumplings in the city. Trust me, I have tried them…
Christina
If you are in Williamsburg, stop by here for the soup dumplings (steamed mini pork buns in broth). They are in…
Joe & Jay
This is some of the best chinese food in NYC! The soup dumplings are amazing! This is also in Williamsburg so …
2. M Shanghai Bistro & Garden
2. M Shanghai Bistro & Garden
host-0host-1host-2
71 local reviews
292 Grand St, Brooklyn
Open · Closes in 30 minutes
+1 718-384-9300
Diane
Diane
Chinese. Really good herradura margaritas and the BEST soup dumplings in the city. Trust me, I have tried them all and this is by far the be…
Christina
Christina
If you are in Williamsburg, stop by here for the soup dumplings (steamed mini pork buns in broth). They are in my top 3 favorite things to e…
Joe & Jay
Joe & Jay
This is some of the best chinese food in NYC! The soup dumplings are amazing! This is also in Williamsburg so there's plenty to do before or…
3. Shanghai Cafe Deluxe
3. Shanghai Cafe Deluxe
host-0host-1host-2
27 local reviews
100 Mott St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Friday 11:30 AM
+1 212-966-3988
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Medelene
When I crave shanghai dumplings, I don't bother with Joe's. I come here. Joe's is often overcrowded, you have …
Don Jay + Ai
If you want to experience the beautiful chaos of Chinatown while eating A+ soup dumplings (Xiao Long Bao), thi…
Virginia Thomas
My favourite spot for soup dumplings. Don’t forget to add chili oil and vinegar! I also highly recommend the s…
3. Shanghai Cafe Deluxe
3. Shanghai Cafe Deluxe
host-0host-1host-2
27 local reviews
100 Mott St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Friday 11:30 AM
+1 212-966-3988
Medelene
Medelene
When I crave shanghai dumplings, I don't bother with Joe's. I come here. Joe's is often overcrowded, you have to share a table and the soup …
Don Jay + Ai
Don Jay + Ai
If you want to experience the beautiful chaos of Chinatown while eating A+ soup dumplings (Xiao Long Bao), this place is for you. Be (modera…
Virginia Thomas
Virginia Thomas
My favourite spot for soup dumplings. Don’t forget to add chili oil and vinegar! I also highly recommend the snow pea leaf, or the Chinese b…
4. sushi d
4. sushi d
host-0
40 local reviews
207 Dekalb Avenue
Closed · Opens Friday 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 718-858-0058
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Jacob, Adam & Clifton
This is my favorite sushi joint, it's in a great location and the prices are unbelievable for the quality sush…
4. sushi d
4. sushi d
host-0
40 local reviews
207 Dekalb Avenue
Closed · Opens Friday 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 718-858-0058
Jacob, Adam & Clifton
Jacob, Adam & Clifton
This is my favorite sushi joint, it's in a great location and the prices are unbelievable for the quality sushi you get! Umami soup is to d…
5. Shanghai 21
5. Shanghai 21
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20 local reviews
21 Mott St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Friday 11:00 AM
+1 212-766-6311
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Rebecca
A true China Town experience! I have "dumpling night" here every Friday with friends and we never pay more tha…
Rebecca
Chinese food, Best Soup Dumplings I've ever had. This place is great for very good inexpensive food in China …
Antika
Good soup dumplings and Lo Mein. This is what Shanghai food is all about. Again, warning on the MSG here as we…
5. Shanghai 21
5. Shanghai 21
host-0host-1host-2
20 local reviews
21 Mott St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Friday 11:00 AM
+1 212-766-6311
Rebecca
Rebecca
A true China Town experience! I have "dumpling night" here every Friday with friends and we never pay more than $10 each for a HUGE meal. Ma…
Rebecca
Rebecca
Chinese food, Best Soup Dumplings I've ever had. This place is great for very good inexpensive food in China Town.
Antika
Antika
Good soup dumplings and Lo Mein. This is what Shanghai food is all about. Again, warning on the MSG here as well.
6. The Handpulled Noodle
6. The Handpulled Noodle
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79 local reviews
3600 Broadway, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Friday 11:30 AM
+1 917-262-0213
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Mila
Soup bowls, dumplings & other Chinese street eats in a funky storefront setting. This is a very small place so…
Fk
The best noodles you will have anywhere uptwon! I love the Muton soup with the Ding Ding noodles and the chick…
Celine And Ken
Amazing Northeastern Chinese cuisine. Try the pork & chive dumplings, Old Beijing Bolognese, and Lagman Noodle…
6. The Handpulled Noodle
6. The Handpulled Noodle
host-0host-1host-2
79 local reviews
3600 Broadway, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Friday 11:30 AM
+1 917-262-0213
Mila
Mila
Soup bowls, dumplings & other Chinese street eats in a funky storefront setting. This is a very small place so the best is to just take it t…
Fk
Fk
The best noodles you will have anywhere uptwon! I love the Muton soup with the Ding Ding noodles and the chicken stir fry. Everything is ama…
Celine And Ken
Celine And Ken
Amazing Northeastern Chinese cuisine. Try the pork & chive dumplings, Old Beijing Bolognese, and Lagman Noodles in Traditional Herbal Beef S…
7. The Bao
7. The Bao
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17 local reviews
13 St Marks Pl, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Friday 11:30 AM
+1 212-388-9238
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Helen
This East Village soup-dumpling kitchen is as much traditionalist as innovator: Its standard XLB consistently …
Brooks And Aztechan
Another cheap eats option. Chinese Soup Dumplings! Go for dinner and then enjoy the East Side neighborhood. Te…
Behzad
Best soup dumplings you will ever have. They open at noon, so it's great for brunch. The service is exceptiona…
7. The Bao
7. The Bao
host-0host-1host-2
17 local reviews
13 St Marks Pl, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Friday 11:30 AM
+1 212-388-9238
Helen
Helen
This East Village soup-dumpling kitchen is as much traditionalist as innovator: Its standard XLB consistently exhibit masterful technique, w…
Brooks And Aztechan
Brooks And Aztechan
Another cheap eats option. Chinese Soup Dumplings! Go for dinner and then enjoy the East Side neighborhood. Teeming with college students an…
Behzad
Behzad
Best soup dumplings you will ever have. They open at noon, so it's great for brunch. The service is exceptional and the Szechuan inspired fo…
8. HinoMaru
8. HinoMaru
host-0host-1host-2
28 local reviews
33-18 Ditmars Blvd, Queens
Closed · Opens Friday 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 718-777-0228
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Angelo
This ramen place is awesome. It's hard to find a good really good ramen place in Queens, grab yourself a hot b…
Laura Anthony
Famous Japanese soup place. Perfect for cold days. They also serve sushis and rolls. Japanese beer.
Oscar
Japanese hinomaru soup
8. HinoMaru
8. HinoMaru
host-0host-1host-2
28 local reviews
33-18 Ditmars Blvd, Queens
Closed · Opens Friday 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 718-777-0228
Angelo
Angelo
This ramen place is awesome. It's hard to find a good really good ramen place in Queens, grab yourself a hot bowl of soup. In the case of Ra…
Laura Anthony
Laura Anthony
Famous Japanese soup place. Perfect for cold days. They also serve sushis and rolls. Japanese beer.
Oscar
Oscar
Japanese hinomaru soup
9. 88 Lan Zhou Handmade Noodles
9. 88 Lan Zhou Handmade Noodles
host-0host-1host-2
40 local reviews
40 Bowery, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Friday 11:00 AM
+1 646-683-0939
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Alex
AWESOMELY authentic - if you find yourself craving a steaming, cheap bowl of noodle soup, you should stop in. …
Jeremy
You'll feel like you're in China, though it's being trafficked by more and more yuppies these days. The beef s…
Hao
Chinese noodle Soup (dirty hole in the wall but very delicious)
9. 88 Lan Zhou Handmade Noodles
9. 88 Lan Zhou Handmade Noodles
host-0host-1host-2
40 local reviews
40 Bowery, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Friday 11:00 AM
+1 646-683-0939
Alex
Alex
AWESOMELY authentic - if you find yourself craving a steaming, cheap bowl of noodle soup, you should stop in. Cash only and don't mind the b…
Jeremy
Jeremy
You'll feel like you're in China, though it's being trafficked by more and more yuppies these days. The beef soup noodle and the dumplings a…
Hao
Hao
Chinese noodle Soup (dirty hole in the wall but very delicious)
10. Joe's Shanghai
10. Joe's Shanghai
host-0host-1host-2
11 local reviews
24 W 56th St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Friday 11:30 AM
+1 212-333-3868
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Syd
Delicious Chinese food--just get a bunch of orders of the soup dumplings (they are cheap and the best!). Also …
Christina
Authentic Shanghainese food. Make sure you get the Crab Siu Lung Bao (Pork soup dumplings) , fried tofu and re…
Don
All the guests we have brought here fall in love with their soup dumpling and keep coming back to have it!
10. Joe's Shanghai
10. Joe's Shanghai
host-0host-1host-2
11 local reviews
24 W 56th St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Friday 11:30 AM
+1 212-333-3868
Syd
Syd
Delicious Chinese food--just get a bunch of orders of the soup dumplings (they are cheap and the best!). Also a location in China Town.
Christina
Christina
Authentic Shanghainese food. Make sure you get the Crab Siu Lung Bao (Pork soup dumplings) , fried tofu and red bean baked bun
Don
Don
All the guests we have brought here fall in love with their soup dumpling and keep coming back to have it!
11. Katz's Delicatessen
11. Katz's Delicatessen
host-0host-1host-2
442 local reviews
205 E Houston St, Manhattan
Open · Closes 2:45 AM
+1 212-254-2246
Meal takeawayStoreRestaurant
David
An NYC must for old-school style New York Jewish cuisine. Try a pastrami or corned beef sandwich with a bowl o…
Wendy
I don't have to say much about this place. Except Pastrami is where it's at. Don't go anywhere else. Oh a…
Lulu
Not an inexpensive sandwich, but if you appreciate good old-fashioned deli food you should try it. My fav is …
11. Katz's Delicatessen
11. Katz's Delicatessen
host-0host-1host-2
442 local reviews
205 E Houston St, Manhattan
Open · Closes 2:45 AM
+1 212-254-2246
David
David
An NYC must for old-school style New York Jewish cuisine. Try a pastrami or corned beef sandwich with a bowl of Matzoh ball soup. The prices…
Wendy
Wendy
I don't have to say much about this place. Except Pastrami is where it's at. Don't go anywhere else. Oh and don't forget the Mazto Ball…
Lulu
Lulu
Not an inexpensive sandwich, but if you appreciate good old-fashioned deli food you should try it. My fav is the corned beef sandwich or ma…
12. Lucy's Kitchen
12. Lucy's Kitchen
host-0host-1host-2
80 local reviews
262 Irving Ave, Brooklyn
Open · Closes in 30 minutes
+1 718-483-9837
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Kevin & Yuan
Hole-in-the-wall Vietnamese place in Bushwick, about a 20 minute walk from the house. They serve 2 things: ph…
Robin & Bob
Delicious pho soup, Vietnamese sandwiches and excellent dumplings!
Ryan
Tiny little place serving pho soup and bahn mi sandwiches. Yum.
12. Lucy's Kitchen
12. Lucy's Kitchen
host-0host-1host-2
80 local reviews
262 Irving Ave, Brooklyn
Open · Closes in 30 minutes
+1 718-483-9837
Kevin & Yuan
Kevin & Yuan
Hole-in-the-wall Vietnamese place in Bushwick, about a 20 minute walk from the house. They serve 2 things: pho noodle soups and banh mi san…
Robin & Bob
Robin & Bob
Delicious pho soup, Vietnamese sandwiches and excellent dumplings!
Ryan
Ryan
Tiny little place serving pho soup and bahn mi sandwiches. Yum.