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The Soup Kitchen

47 E Tennessee Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-5446
+1 865-482-3525
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (38 reviews)
“soups” (77 reviews)
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American, Soups, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
47 E Tennessee Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-5446
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

I had dinner at The Soup Kitchen. The establishment is nice but unpretentious. Food is served cafeteria style when you walk in with the dining room beyond. The staff was friendly. I had potato-sausage soup, a garden salad, and brown bread. The soup was okay...More

Thank TooOldtoRun
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Had lunch at the "SOUP KITCHEN" - during a visit to Oak Ridge - (with my "Car Club'. ) All 20+ members reported an excellent meal, and a "thumbs-up" experience !!

Thank Jerry E
Reviewed 28 March 2018

We get to Knoxville every few years to visit family, and this is always a must visit. Great soups, great bread and salads, and superior service (which is almost always the case, compared to California). Family is moving away, so this was probably our last...More

Thank Tovin
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Cute restaurant that offers souos, sakads & sandeiches. You can get half sandwich & soup too. Lots of choices of home made breads and yummy desserts. You walk up to a counter & place your order. Food service us prompt. Everyone enjoyed their lunch. I...More

Thank Ruth Y
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Cafeteria style line, grab a tray and spoon and tell them what u want. Pay at end of line. I had the potato corn chowder soup and jalapeño Mexican cornbread. My daughter had the clam chowder with cheddar bread. The food is homemade and so...More

Thank beachcomber36
Reviewed 21 December 2017

This is a simple place to stop and get some awesome food. I had chicken noodle soup and it was amazing. You feel like your at gma's house and have that nice warm feeling. Very friendly staff with a wide variety of choices. I wanted...More

Thank Maggie C
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Maybe my wife and I just caught this place at a bad time, but seriously, we weren't impressed at all. We were very much looking forward to some hearty, delicious soup, but unfortunately, we didn't find it at the Soup Kitchen. I had their Potato...More

Thank RetiredBeachers29526
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Now that it’s getting colder....this is my go-to place for a nice bowl of soup and a whole or half sandwich! Cafeteria style ordering and reasonably priced.

Thank Lynette R
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

This is my first visit to the Soup Kitchen and I felt so much at home. The staff is just precious and the food is better than my grandmas!! I had the hit Mexican soup and it was great! They did have other soups, sandwiches...More

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 18 November 2017

A wide variety of delicious soups, made on site with fresh ingredients...vegetarian options, too (varies, but soups like gazpacho, cream of potato, tomato basil). The brown bread loaves are something I dream about until we visit again. Now they have whipped honey butter for the...More

Thank Julie D
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Steve B
10 October 2015|
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Response from Patricia S | Reviewed this property |
Hello! You will need to check out their web site for a list of soups as they change daily and call to ask about what is available on what day as well as the price. They offer bowls or half bowls as well as soup and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 E Tennessee Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-5446
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Oak Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 865-482-3525
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