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Destination Soups

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149 Union St, New Bedford, MA 02740-6365
+1 508-991-7687
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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193 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun little place for a quick bite to eat. Sandwiches, soups and salads. Excellent food. Fun vibe in there. Very friendly. Gluten free and dairy free options. Very reasonably priced.

Thank 721Anonymous
Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Destination Soups in downtown New Bedford, MA offers delicious, homemade soups, made with quality ingredients. There are two to three standard soups, always available on a daily basis. A choice of daily specials include gluten-free and vegan options, creating new experiences each visit. Soups may reflect local tastes, such as New England clam chowder or chourico (Portuguese sausage) based varieties.... More 

Thank Siobhan1177
New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Funky laid back place. Soup was so good! sandwiches are the bomb and prices are very reasonable. limited table seating so it's all about timing!

Thank Tom K
Punta Gorda, Florida
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303 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

If you need a basic meal without fancy surroundings, this small hole in the wall spot fits the bill. You can easily walk here from the Fairfield Inn on the waterfront.

Thank Hobomonty
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

All the soup and sandwiches are excellent. The staff is very creative and down to earth. Service is speedy and with a smile.

Thank Julian G
South Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Soups are consistently terrific. The sandwiches are great, too, with all sorts of imaginative, delicious creations, all reasonably priced and politely delivered in a clean, unassuming and understandably sometimes crowded place Been there several times since moving to the area and never disappointed

Thank gjprice3
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

love destination soups. very creative soups, sandwiches and salads. Everything is fresh and homemade. One of my first choices for lunch all the time!

Thank Marie P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Great sandwiches freshly made the way you want. Salads amd soups looked great too. Well worth a visit.

Thank syme101
Bengaluru, India
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is my most favourite option for lunch. I have been here twice. The soups and sandwiches are just delicious, the best I ever had in my entire life. I am a vegetarian but the options are many. I will definitely want to go there again when I am in town. Service is excellent by the way!

Thank JsLekha
Portsmouth, Rhode Island, United States
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

While exploring the city of New Bedford, Ma, we came upon a restaurant that looked promising right around lunch time. It looked quite full, always a sign of good food. Not a fancy place but staff was very busy. I ordered a smoked salmon sandwich which was really good and my husband ordered chicken soup. He raved about it. There... More 

Thank Arline M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 Union St, New Bedford, MA 02740-6365
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  New Bedford
  • Phone Number: +1 508-991-7687

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?