Boudin Bakery Café Baker's Hall is one of The 15 Best Places for Soup in San Francisco.

1. Boudin Bakery Café Baker's Hall

9.0
160 Jefferson St. (at Taylor St.), San Francisco, CA
Bakery · Fishermans Wharf · 387 tips and reviews

Alfonso M.Alfonso Mujica: Clam chowder in a bread bowl is a must have meal while in SF. The best!

Anna B.Anna B: Yum! Try the lunch combo so you can try the caesar salad and the chowder. Make sure to get the bread bowl for a little bit more.

Miss C.Miss CC: The best Clam chowder bowl in Fisherman's wharf. Their service is great and their food is too. The large breadbowl feeds two people easily and the petite is perfect for one person.

Izakaya Sozai is one of The 15 Best Places for Soup in San Francisco.

2. Izakaya Sozai

9.1
1500 Irving St (at 16th Ave), San Francisco, CA
Japanese Restaurant · Inner Sunset · 168 tips and reviews

Paula W.Paula Williamson: Great ramen with pork belly, duck skewers and fried cheese

Bommy C.Bommy Cha: Best ramen in SF. Get the ritsu tonkotsu ramen with added pork belly for $2 extra. Make reservations because the wait is ridiculously long...

Kelly W.Kelly Wong: Get the Ritsu Tonkotsu Ramen!!! Hands down one of the best ramen places in the Bay Area. Also try the various yakitori!

Hog Island Oyster Co. is one of The 15 Best Places for Soup in San Francisco.

3. Hog Island Oyster Co.

9.4
1 Ferry Building Ste 11A (at The Embarcadero), San Francisco, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Financial District · 344 tips and reviews

Julia J.Julia Johnson: While the clam chowder is my default lunch choice here (amazing!), it is crab season and they have crab on the menu!'

Lucille F.Lucille Fisher: Hits the spot when you crave seafood, and yes the ultimate comfort food-grilled cheese! Fresh oysters & clam chowder with the GCS is perfect to share so you have room for other goodies in the menu.👍

Catherine L.Catherine L: Aside from their oysters, their Caesar salad with anchovy croutons and chowder is amazing!

Mensho Tokyo is one of The 15 Best Places for Soup in San Francisco.

4. Mensho Tokyo

9.0
676 Geary St (at Leavenworth St), San Francisco, CA
Ramen Restaurant · Tenderloin · 99 tips and reviews

Chris K.Chris Kurose: Best ramen I've had in SF, hands down (and I've been to 15+ spots in my search). Rivals Tsujita in LA which no other SF joint ha been able to shake a stick at imo.

Omer Z.Omer Zach: The tori paitan is the best chicken ramen I've ever had, with super thick noodles. The oyster appetizer is worth a try, too.

Arthur L.Arthur Lee: The tseukemen is amazing. Ask to have broth added to the sauce in the end. makes a delicious after-meal soup

Bar Crudo is one of The 15 Best Places for Soup in San Francisco.

5. Bar Crudo

9.4
655 Divisadero St (Grove St), San Francisco, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Panhandle · 202 tips and reviews

Raj S.Raj S.: Seafood chowder is a must as well as the Uni avocado toast. Reservations are recommended but there is a lot of bar space. Great service too.

Sandy Y.Sandy Yeung: Seafood chowder: :D must try!! A bit spicy but so flavorful and good taste. Oysters so fresh

Rafael B.Rafael Balaguer: Happy Hour: Oysters, Fish Tacos, and Chowder. Regular Menu : Artic Char and Lobster Salad

Tín is one of The 15 Best Places for Soup in San Francisco.

6. Tín

8.9
937 Howard St (btwn 5th & 6th St), San Francisco, CA
Vietnamese Restaurant · SoMa · 158 tips and reviews

IncaseIncase: You might miss this place when walking past it, but they got the best Veggie Pho ever with veggie broth!

Takeshi 🍜 O.Takeshi 🍜 Ohishi: Pho Ga here is the best in sf IMO

Jo C.Jo Chua: You can't go wrong with their pho. We picked rare beef pho and added meatballs and tendon since we are sharing. For the who prefer rice meals, shaken beef is very tasty.

My Tofu House is one of The 15 Best Places for Soup in San Francisco.

7. My Tofu House

8.8
4627 Geary Blvd (btwn 10th & 11th Ave), San Francisco, CA
Korean Restaurant · Inner Richmond · 69 tips and reviews

IsaIsa: Go to Tofu House. Try the best tofu soup in bay area. Must order seafood soft tofu with mild spicy and BBQ short ribs.

Melissa D.Melissa Dagdagan: The soft tofu soup here is always great for a cold day! Kimchi soft tofu FTW!

Iris N.Iris Ng: My favorite place for soft tofu soup!! Come before 6pm to avoid a long line!

Burma Superstar is one of The 15 Best Places for Soup in San Francisco.

8. Burma Superstar

9.3
309 Clement St (btwn 4th & 5th Ave), San Francisco, CA
Burmese Restaurant · Inner Richmond · 346 tips and reviews

Masha M.Masha Meyman: Tea leaf salad, samosa soup, coconut rice, garlic broccoli, garlic shrimp, chicken noodles = all amazing!

Mike W.Mike Winston: This famed Burmese spot really is as great as people say. Don't miss the Tea Leaf Salad or Vegetarian Samusa Soup which both will keep meat-eaters happy. Read all about it on WinstonWanders below!! Read more.

Tif C.Tif C.: Tea leaf salad as mentioned is great. The catfish soup is wonderful and surprisingly light. Chili lamb was great but it's better paired with another entree. Very spicy.

Golden Star Vietnamese Restaurant is one of The 15 Best Places for Soup in San Francisco.

9. Golden Star Vietnamese Restaurant

8.9
11 Walter U Lum Pl (Clay), San Francisco, CA
Vietnamese Restaurant · Chinatown · 76 tips and reviews

cyn k.cyn k: Fantastic pho, particularly the seafood pho.

LanLan: The bun bo hue (#22 spicy beef noodle soup) might be the best I've had in the city so far!

Phil K.Phil Katz: Fantastic pho, especially #17. Make sure to get here either early or late.

Shizen is one of The 15 Best Places for Soup in San Francisco.

10. Shizen

9.4
370 14th St (at Stevenson St), San Francisco, CA
Sushi Restaurant · Mission District · 86 tips and reviews

c0uPc0uP: Spicy garlic miso ramen! Sushi good too, and yay, all-vegetarian.

Jennifer O.Jennifer Orr: The spicy ramen is delicious, any of the special rolls and do get the mochi!

Melissa M.Melissa Mandelbaum: Spicy garlic ramen - so good! 👌🏻

Swan Oyster Depot is one of The 15 Best Places for Soup in San Francisco.

11. Swan Oyster Depot

9.1
1517 Polk St (btwn Sacramento & California St.), San Francisco, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Polk Gulch · 204 tips and reviews

ViatorStaffViatorStaff: Our favorite SF seafood institution. Get here early to beat the crowds and have oysters and clam chowder with an Anchor Steam beer.

TerraMoto T.TerraMoto Transporation: Best Boston Clam Chowder with a side of Boudin Bakery sourdough bread made especially for restaurants.

Soo Wai E.Soo Wai Eng: Half shell oyster,clam chowder, sashimi with lemon, olive oil, onion, and capers, especially the scallop... Very delicious ! Worth the wait

Halu is one of The 15 Best Places for Soup in San Francisco.

12. Halu

9.1
312 8th Ave (at Clement St), San Francisco, CA
Japanese Restaurant · Inner Richmond · 66 tips and reviews

James Y.James Yu: Pork ramen is superb -- the pork is really well done. Also, all the Beatles stuff makes for a very cozy and eclectic environment.

Elaine L.Elaine Low: Best robata in SF. Ramen is okay--the Beatles-themed restaurant makes up for it and really adds a chill vibe to the whole dining experience. They also have yuzu shu! :)

Benson K.Benson Khau: Spicy karaage ramen, beef belly steak, avocado cilantro chicken thighs.

Anchor Oyster Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for Soup in San Francisco.

13. Anchor Oyster Bar

9.3
579 Castro St (btwn 18th & 19th), San Francisco, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Castro · 117 tips and reviews

Jan-Nicolas V.Jan-Nicolas Vanderveken: Probably the best food on Castro. Small place, friendly staff and great food. We had the chowder and crab burger special: delicious.

Karla R.Karla Rivera: Cozy little spot with amazing service. Best clam chowder on the west coast

TheDLTheDL: Of course the oysters. Clams and/or muscles w/extra bread to sop up the broth. Garlic bread is really good. Open-face crab and shrimp melt, and chowder made my tastebuds happy too.

Nojo Ramen Tavern is one of The 15 Best Places for Soup in San Francisco.

14. Nojo Ramen Tavern

8.9
231 Franklin St (at Linden St), San Francisco, CA
Ramen Restaurant · Civic Center · 108 tips and reviews

Andrew J.Andrew Jordan: The second coming of Nojo as a ramen spot is excellent. Ramen and various side dishes are great. I kinda miss the yakitori.

Jamila A.Jamila Amarshi: Love the chicken paitan tomato ramen

Samantha B.Samantha Berg: The spicy miso tan tan ramen is perfect for a rainy day

The Spice Jar is one of The 15 Best Places for Soup in San Francisco.

15. The Spice Jar

9.1
2500 Bryant St (at 23rd St), San Francisco, CA
Asian Restaurant · Mission District · 36 tips and reviews

Henri L.Henri Liriani: Vibe is chill, service is amazing, and I LOVED the sesame miso ramen.

Renganathan R.Renganathan Ramamoorthy: My wife thought the spicy miso ramen was amazing. Being vegetarian, the vegetarian version was meh.

TK-421TK-421: Love the garlic noodles and miso ramen. Tried the homemade tofu, it's good with the wasabi salt, but too soft for me. Green curry is also great. No tips about droids though.