Smooth and creamy, hot and steamy–soup. This is just what we need when the temperature dips below freezing and we want a homemade dish that warms both our hands and our tummies. We asked our Facebook Fans where their favorite spot for soup was in Lake County. Here is what they recommended:
- Ad-Lib Geocafe
475 S. Route 45, Lindenhurst | (847) 245-7328
Loralie reviews Ad-Lib Geocafe in her review of Family-Friendly Farm-to-Table and Ethical Eats.
Ad-lib’s Lobster broth (with) lobster essence and cream is to die for!–Ana E.
320 E. Hawley St., Mundelein | (847) 388-3530
This restaurant was nominated by Rebecca A. See Loralie’s review of Caboose and other train-themed restaurants in Lake County.
- David’s Bistro
883 Main St., Antioch | (847) 603-1196
Little Lake County Writer Jenna B. included David’s Bistro as a must-visit in her list of Indie Eats: Antioch.
I had a fantastic carrot soup at David’s Bistro. –Sara S.
- Fred’s Diner
225 Center St., Grayslake | (847) 223-9776
Fred’s Diner offers great atmosphere along with great food, but be prepared to pay cash; Fred’s Diner does not accept credit cards.
- Mariano’s Locations in Buffalo Grove, Gurnee, Lake Zurich and Vernon Hills.
Recommended by Gretchen M., Mariano’s has a nice selection of hot, prepared soups to enjoy at home or at the in-store cafe area.
- Original Bagel & Bialy
105 McHenry Rd., Buffalo Grove | (847) 808-0100
Nominated by Aly S., hungry guests can find chicken broth with matzo ball, noodles, rice or kasha here. Mish Mosh (enough for two) is also served, or you might try the mushroom barley, sweet & sour cabbage, split pea or soup of the day.
- Paragon West
2101 Grand Ave., Waukegan | (847) 623-6820
Paragon West in Waukegan has my favorite cream of chicken soup on Sundays, and chicken noodle during the week.–Julianne R.
38564 N. Edgewood St., Lake Villa | (847) 265-4170
Reflections is also a Little Lake County Fan Favorite restaurant for best outdoor dining.
I love the dill pickle soup that Reflections serves occasionally–Sarah S.
- The Shanty
38985 US-41, Wadsworth | (847) 336-0262
Lori T. thinks this place has great soup. See the Lake County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau review of The Shanty for Little Lake County.
- The Vegas Cafe
914 Main St., Antioch | (847) 395-6363
Jessica B. recommends the selection of homemade soups at this picturesque cafe. Little Lake County Writer Jenna B. included this cafe as a must-visit in her list of Indie Eats: Antioch.
700 N. Milwaukee Ave., #137, Vernon Hills | (847) 371-3300
Selected by Maureen C., Zoup offers 12 varieties of soup daily; there is sure to be something to please everyone here.
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