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donavan00 Feb 14, 2008 05:37 AM

Does anyone have suggestions, other than Zoup, for a hearty soup place in the Campus Martius Area (Compuware, Hard Rock, EY) of Downtown Detroit?

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    Docsknotinn Mar 19, 2008 07:41 AM

    Not too far away but worth the trip is Slows BBQ.


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    1. re: Docsknotinn
      amandaqtpie Mar 19, 2008 09:03 AM

      For soup?

      1. re: amandaqtpie
        Docsknotinn Mar 19, 2008 09:24 AM

        LOL Whoops. My brain is getting smaller every day. My bad.

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      jerro Mar 19, 2008 07:37 AM

      Try Mudgie's on Porter. over in corktown 313-961-2000 a different flavor every day - (Try the Madill -one of the best handheld items I have eaten) they used to be McNally's Deli (which is now on Woodward- look for the giant pickle) and also an option.
      These are so new they aren't even listed on www.guidetodetroit.com

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        xman887 Feb 14, 2008 09:09 AM

        there is a little carry out place in the first national building on the first floor on woodward (sorry i don't know the name but it is not the new nino cutraro place, enotecha) that has good soup and sandwiches. i have had decent soup at the woodward but it is more of a sit down place than a quick grab a bite place. i have also had good soup at the thai place on woodward and the orchid thai in the compuware building.

        i miss britt's cafe in the silver's store on congress which had great black bean soup. and we sure could use a place that serves a big bowl of pho.

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          amandaqtpie Feb 14, 2008 09:34 AM

          I liked Britt's, too. I liked the Green Room even more, but I don't know if it's still there. To the OP: the Green Room is/was located on Congress just west of Griswold. It is/was a small carry-out salad and soup bar.

          1. re: amandaqtpie
            xman887 Feb 14, 2008 03:50 PM

            it's still there

            1. re: amandaqtpie
              donavan00 Feb 19, 2008 04:37 PM

              Thanks for the advice so far. I will try Green Room this week.

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