Whether it’s chowder or pho, a bowl of these soups from Portland area eateries will warm you right up.
The cold weather is here, but it’s no match for these bowls of goodness. Just looking at them might help.
Pictured here with a lobster roll, seafood chowder in a bread bowl is a speciality at Gilbert's Chowder House, 92 Commercial St., Portland. John Patriquin/Staff Photographer
Veggie chili is one of several soups served up every day at Kamasouptra, located in the Portland Public Market House at 28 Monument Way, and in the Freeport Market House, 20 Bow St. And the roll that's served warm with each bowl is no joke. Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer
Vegetarian black bean soup served with a half of Catie's Famous Chicken Salad sandwich at Verbena restaurant in the Knightville neighborhood in South Portland. Whitney Hayward/Staff Photographer
A bowl of beef pho with a plate of fresh basil, bean sprouts, lime, Jalapeno pepper slices, and hot oil at Saigon Restaurant, 795 Forest Ave., Portland. Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer
A bowl of tomato and cheese soup gets ladled up at the Portland Food Co-Op, 290 Congress St., Portland, where there are two hot soups every day. Gabe Souza/Staff Photographer
Pho Ga (noodles with sliced white meat chicken) at Pho Hong restaurant on 285 Route 1 in Scarborough. Photo by Aimsel Ponti
The clam chowder at Linda Kate Lobster and Seafood on 1035 Ocean Ave. in Portland features meaty clams and is thick with an intense flavor that includes a hint of smokiness. Photo by Mary Pols
Sen Pak are noodles made in house with Chinese broccoli at Mi Sen Noodle Bar on 630 Congress St. in Portland. Photo by Leslie Bridgers
The pho with rare beef is served with a side plate of basil, cilantro,sprouts, jalapeno slices and lime at Bamboo Bistro on 1 Westbrook St. in Westbrook. Staff photo by Ben McCanna
Smoky minestrone soup from The Farm Stand on 161 Ocean St. in South Portland. Staff photo by Shawn Patrick Ouellette
Sweet potato bisque at The Local Press at 276 Woodford St. in Portland. Staff photo by Shawn Patrick Ouellette
French onion soup from Brea Lu Cafe on 9 Cumberland St. in Westbrook. Photo by Aimsel Ponti
The Pho Ga has flavorful broth and tender chicken at Pho Co. in the Public Market House, 28 Monument Square in Portland. Photo by Mary Pols
Butternut squash and ginger soup at Olive Cafe on 127 Commercial St. in Portland Photo by Aimsel Ponti/Staff Writer