The Best Soups in Council Bluffs!

January is the best time of the year to eat lots and lots of soup! It’s cold outside, we could all use some extra comfort food, and it happens to be National Soup Month.  Help support our local restaurant industry by ordering your favorite soup to-go! Purchasing from local restaurants means that you are helping support your community members, neighbors, and friends.

Wenday's Kitchen Boutique: White Chicken Chili 

Photo from Wenday's Kitchen Boutique's Facebook page 

The white chicken chili at Wenday’s Kitchen Boutique has been described many times as “out of this world!” The soup is made with hearty beans, tender chicken, and a creamy broth and makes for a perfect cold-weather lunch.

LPL's: Homemade Chili 

Photo from LPL's Restaurant & Pub's Facebook page 

LPL’s well-known homemade chili is served daily in either a cup or bowl and is a delicious take on a classic chili recipe. Made with ground beef, beans, and a homemade blend of seasoning, you’ll keep coming back for more. They also offer an additional homemade soup of the day every day, so be sure to ask when you call to order!

China Wok: Hot & Sour Soup

Locals can’t get enough of the hot and sour soup at China Wok! The soup is a perfect combination of spicy and savory in a deliciously seasoned broth. It pairs perfectly with an entrée like orange chicken but is also great on its own.

The Salty Dog Bar & Grill: Buffalo Chicken Soup

Buffalo chicken is a very popular and delicious flavor combination! At The Salty Dog Bar and Grill, they offer a buffalo chicken soup that is to die for! This cream-based chicken soup is made with homemade buffalo sauce and topped with bleu cheese crumbles. Yum!

La Carreta Rosa: Chicken Tortilla Soup

La Carreta Rosa is a local authentic Mexican restaurant located in the Historic Haymarket District. They offer all the best authentic dishes as well as a chicken tortilla soup that all of the locals rave about. This may be one of CB’s best-hidden secrets. Go check them out and spread the word!

Cellar19 Wine & Deli: Soups of the Day 

Photo from Cellar19 Wine & Deli's Facebook page 

Cellar 19 is a great local deli option! They offer a soup of the day and their soups pair perfectly with their tasty handmade salads and sandwiches.

Did we miss your favorite local spot to get soup? Please let us know by commenting on our social media post or feel free to email us at We would be more than happy to add your favorite to our list. For a complete list of restaurants in Council Bluffs, please visit our website.


This post was originally published on January 11, 2021 on the Unleash Council Bluffs blog.