Where to go for a good bowl of soup . . . 

because it's everybody's favorite cold-weather lunch

You can't beat a good bowl of soup for lunch, particularly in the wintertime. It's warming, comforting, satisfying and relatively inexpensive. Rosslyn has lots of good places to pick up some traditional and not-so-traditional choices. Here's where you can go the next time you're craving something hot:

Barley Mac: 1600 Wilson Blvd., 571-800-3070

A great sit-down restaurant serving American comfort food with a modern twist, Barley Mac has a great bowl of French onion soup. View menu.   


Ben's Chili Bowl: 1725 Wilson Blvd., 571-312-1091

Choose from Ben's Famous Chili with ground beef, peppers and onions or their vegetarian chili with textured vegetable protein, tomatoes, green peppers and onions. View menu


Bethesda Bagels: 1851 N. Moore St., 703-312-1130

Enjoy matzo ball soup and chicken noodle soup. View menu.


CAVA: 1201 Wilson Blvd., 703-652-7880

Although CAVA's focus is on bowls they do have an heirloom tomato soup that they serve in the colder months. View menu.


cityhouse: 1325 Wilson Blvd., 703-276-8999

Enjoy fine dining at cityhouse, located at Hyatt Centric Arlington. Their lunchtime winter soups include cream of crab and vegetarian heirloom tomato. View menu.


Cosi: 1801 Lynn St., 703-294-6750

Cosi has a good selection of soups from which to choose. Their offerings include French onion, tomato basil, chicken noodle, turkey chili and Mediterranean lentil. View menu.


Heavy Seas Alehouse: 1501 Wilson Blvd., 703-879-4388

Serving craft beer brewed in Baltimore, Md., Heavy Seas Alehouse has some great (and complementary!) onion and ale soup. View menu.


Kanpai Japanese Cuisine: 1401 Wilson Blvd., 703-527-8400

This family owned and operated Japanese restaurant serves some great soups, including miso soup, shumai and gyoza. View menu


Panera Bread: 1700 N. Moore St., 703-812-4690

Like Cosi, Panera offers good variety, including ten-vegetable soup, turkey chili, low-fat chicken noodle, baked potato, broccoli cheddar, vegetarian creamy tomato, cream of chicken and wild rice, French onion and New England clam chowder. View menu.


The Perfect Pita: 1735 N. Lynn St., 703-522-7482

Although their menu focuses on pita sandwiches, The Perfect Pita does serve navy bean soup as part of their vegan menu. View menu.


Pho 75: 1721 Wilson Blvd., 703-525-7355

This place is more or less a soup paradise. All they serve is pho: Vietnamese noodle soup. You get to choose various proteins and then they add noodles, bean sprouts, cilantro, basil and lime. It's delicious. Plus, the space is totally no-frills, which only adds to its charm. The Washington Post named their steak soup one of their top soups to get you through the winter. View menu.


Potbelly Sandwich Shop: 1735 N. Lynn St., 703-717-5033

Potbelly's selection of soups includes chicken pot pie, beef chili, broccoli cheddar, chicken enchilada, garden vegetable, loaded baked potato and classic tomato. View menu.


Saigon Noodles & Grill: 1800 Wilson Blvd., 703-566-5940

Newly arrived in Rosslyn, Saigon Noodles & Grill serves a great variety of Vietnamese pho (beef noodle soup), as well as rice noodle and egg noodle soups. View menu.

Cosi's French onion soup
 Featured Rosslyn Events

Rosslyn Holiday Clothing Drive
Monday, November 25 - Sunday, December 15
at Rosslyn BID

Weekly Parkrun - Theodore Roosevelt Island
Saturday, April 7 - Saturday, December 28
at Theodore Roosevelt Island

Unstuck Tuesdays Meetup: Take action and launch your startup
Tuesday, May 28 - Tuesday, January 14
at Spaces