The Soup Kitchen Cafe is located at 2146 East Susquehanna Avenue in Philadelphia. Since opening in 2001, the restaurant has been consistently mentioned amongst Philadelphiaís best. Owner Ben Bigler, a recovering attorney, attributes the restaurantís success to fact that every item is scratch made in-house and that they take quality control very seriously. They use only the finest and freshest ingredients. Additionally, the Soup Kitchen Cafe uses locally sourced produce whenever possible. Ben says, ìSoup Kitchen was started with the purpose of providing accessible food to diners looking for quality American fare.î Their motto is simple, ìeat soup, drink beer, be well.îBesides offering 3 homemade soups daily, the restaurant has many other popular entrees. Popular breakfast entrees include: Shakshuka, a tomato stew with onion, red pepper, and jalapeno topped with a poached egg and feta cheese. Also, Lox and Bagel and the House Breakfast Sandwich with two eggs, aged white cheddar, roasted tomatoes, asparagus, and prosciutto on a brioche. The Homemade Meatloaf sandwich featuring smoked bacon, aged white cheddar, and house made tomato-thyme mayo is a diner favorite. The Beer-Braised Pulled Pork with Apple features jalapeno and red cabbage coleslaw, North Carolina style BBQ sauce, and jalapeno-garlic aioli is a big seller. Also popular is the House-made Crab Cake with roasted red pepper aioli, arugula, lemon vinaigrette on a brioche. The Bar features about a dozen beers, many with a unique craft heritage. Cocktails include a Bloody Mary with vodka, homemade bloody mary mix, fresh lemon, and pickled green tomato. Other choices include the Jewelerís Row featuring rum, honey pepper whiskey, carrot juice, agave, walnut bitters, and fresh walnuts. Also, the refreshing Strawberry Sour with gin, homemade strawberry jam, house made sour mix basil, and lemon-lime soda.If you are looking for a unique and delicious dining experience while in Philadelphia, check out the Soup Kitchen Cafe. Benís creativity and attention to detail makes the cuisine a must-try. His warm and welcoming staff will ensure you have a wonderful dining experience!
2146 E Susquehanna Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19125