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Seeking some GOOD soup for a cold day...

I am craving some really good soup, preferably a crab or lobster bisque.

Ideally, I'd like a place between the Village and 40th street....but I can be swayed to
go elsewhere for some very special soup.

Thanks in advance.

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  1. I really like the soups at Bread (20 Spring St Btwn Elizabeth & Mott St) - they have a great tomato soup and daily rotating soup specials (I've never had a bad soup experience there). I generally go for the $10 half sandwich + soup lunch combo.

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    1. re: aesis

      I second the tomato soup at Bread rec. It's consistently outstanding.

    2. I went to Hale & Hearty soup, because they had a crab asparagus bisque on the menu.
      I LOVE crab and asparagus, so I gave it a go.

      It was ok. About a 5 on a 1-10 scale.

      Has anyone tried their best selling soup...the tomato cheddar?
      The girl told me it always sells out by 1pm.

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      1. re: Buttercream

        Excellent but heavy.

        Their everyday white bean is very good. So is anyting with lentils or black beans.

      2. if you are in soho/nolita - go to Rice and get their Mexican Chicken Soup. Delicious!

        1. One of my favorite soups is the chicken soup at Angon on 6th St. in the East Village.

          1. B&H on 2nd Avenue off St. Mark's-all their soups are delicious and warming--