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Best Winter Soups In Pittsburgh

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The winter can be dreary. It's cold, snowy, icy and it gets dark so early. One thing you can look forward to is a hot delicious bowl of soup to warm you up on a cold winter day. From hearty chilli to soothing butternut squash, a bowl of soup is the perfect start to a meal or a great lunch in itself. If you are looking for some tasty soup options this winter, here are some great restaurants in Pittsburgh where you can enjoy a bowl.

Mad Mex
2 Robinson Plaza
Robinson, PA 15205
(412) 494-5656

Located in Robinson, Mad Mex has a tasty menu of Mexi-Cali dishes that will warm you up on the coldest day. There are several soup options to choose from on the menu including a chicken tortilla soup and a chick-pea chilli. The red bean turkey chilli is a great option for a winter day with hearty and heart-healthy turkey and just enough spice.

Sharp Edge Brasserie
102 Gallery Drive
McMurray, PA 15317
(724) 942-2437

Located in McMurray, Sharp Edge Brasserie is known for its beer and pub food with a Belgian flair. Among the mussels, gourmet burgers and Belgian thin-crust pizza are some great soup choices. Sharp Edge offers a soup of the day as well as its specialty Flemish onion soup, made with Belgian Abbey Ale. The tasty soup is topped with garlic croutons and melted provolone cheese.

Piper's Pub
1828 East Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(412) 381-2797

Located in the South Side, Piper's Pub serves British fare and is a great place to enjoy a soccer match. On a cold winter day, the Guinness stew is the perfect soup to enjoy as a meal, as it's big enough to fill you up. This rich and hearty stew is made with beef and Guinness beer. It served over a pile of mashed redskin potatoes. This savory dish is the perfect comfort food to cure the winter blues.

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510 Market Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 773-8848

Located in the Strip District, Habitat has a great international menu with great lifestyle options for vegans, diabetics, those with gluten sensitivity and those on heart healthy, raw or macrobiotic diets. For those seeking a unique soup option, Habitat offers salted caramel pumpkin soup with spiced cream. It is a blend of favorite flavors of the winter season served warm in a bowl.

5336 Butler Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(412) 252-2595

Located in Lawrenceville, Cure puts a Mediterranean spin on fresh, locally grown meat and produce. From spaghetti carbonara to short ribs from locally grown beef, the restaurant has some great dishes to choose from. For a delicious start to your dinner, the butternut squash soup is a customer favorite. This smooth, sweet soup made from fresh ingredients is a flavorful way to start a decadent dinner worthy of a long winter night.

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Jennifer Stockdale is a native of the greater Pittsburgh, PA area. She is a restaurant marketer and wine enthusiast and one of the hosts of the East Coast Wine Geeks Podcast. Her work can be found at

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