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

160 Jefferson St. (at Taylor St.), San Francisco, CA
Bakery · Fishermans Wharf · 366 tips and reviews

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.

Kylie T.Kylie Timpani: Pizza and soup bowls are delicious :)

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

2. Izakaya Sozai

1500 Irving St (at 16th Ave), San Francisco, CA
Japanese Restaurant · Inner Sunset · 165 tips and reviews

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!

Stephen S.Stephen Saribalis: Very unique menu, unlike anywhere else I've been. Fried chicken skins were amazing. Ramen with its peppery broth is my favorite in the city.

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

3. Hog Island Oyster Co.

1 Ferry Building Ste 11A (at The Embarcadero), San Francisco, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Financial District · 333 tips and reviews

Maher J.Maher Jabr: Nice oyster selection (Naked Cowboy from Long Island is awesome) & the clam chowder is a MUST. Make sure you have bread handy with the chowder. Great & friendly service.

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.👍

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

4. Bar Crudo

655 Divisadero St (Grove St), San Francisco, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Panhandle · 197 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

AFAR MediaAFAR Media: Their Branzino came enveloped in flavorful orange oil & poblano peppers. The seafood chowder was fabulous & they served some of the best swordfish I've ever had. Read more.

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

5. Mensho Tokyo

676 Geary St (at Leavenworth St), San Francisco, CA
Ramen Restaurant · Tenderloin · 85 tips and reviews

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.

Diana A.Diana Arz: Lovely decor (baskets for your belongings under the table!), very unique, extremely creamy ramen. Wish they added eggs. Open late. Super friendly. A bit pricey, but worth the try!

Richard G.Richard Garcia: The Tori Paitan ramen served here is one of the best ramen I've ever had. So good. It's definitely worth the wait. Get the double chashu pork!

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

6. Tin Vietnamese

937 Howard St (btwn 5th & 6th St), San Francisco, CA
Vietnamese Restaurant · SoMa · 147 tips and reviews

NatalieNatalie: Everything we've had here has been amazing! FLAVORFUL veggie lemongrass vermicelli (you can substitute veggie egg roll!), pork rice plate and chicken pho!

Rachael L.Rachael Lynn: The Pho Bo is one of the best beef broths in the city. Can't go wrong with the spring rolls either!

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

4627 Geary Blvd (btwn 10th & 11th Ave), San Francisco, CA
Korean Restaurant · Inner Richmond · 65 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.

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

Shirley L.Shirley Liu: Get the kimchi tofu soup with beef! Drench it in your rice and dress it up with all the standard Korean snack bites. So good on a cold day!

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

8. Burma Superstar

309 Clement St (btwn 4th & 5th Ave), San Francisco, CA
Burmese Restaurant · Inner Richmond · 338 tips and reviews

Chris K.Chris Kraynik: Order a tea leaf salad, Rainbow salad, Samosa Soup, and mango shrimp... and maybe the pumpkin pork stew?

Laura D.Laura D: Unbelievably delicious. Get the rainbow salad, samosa soup, and burma cooler (ginger beer). Don't take reservations - get your name on the list & wait at coffee shop across the street - they'll call.

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.

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

9. Golden Star Vietnamese Restaurant

11 Walter U Lum Pl (Clay), San Francisco, CA
Vietnamese Restaurant · Chinatown · 68 tips and reviews

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

John N.John Niedermeyer: If you’re going for the first time, go for pho. (I like the #17 five spice chicken.) Cash-only, but $10 is all you need for a delicious, spicy bowl of noodle soup. Perfect for a quick bite on the go.

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

Cha-Ya Vegetarian Japanese Restaurant is one of The 15 Best Places for Soup in San Francisco.

10. Cha-Ya Vegetarian Japanese Restaurant

762 Valencia St (btwn 18th & 19th St), San Francisco, CA
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Mission Dolores · 97 tips and reviews

Luke B.Luke Bornheimer: The vege-tofu curry soup with soba noodles is delicious as are the goma-ae and cha-ya roll! If you're unsure of what to order, ask your waitress; They're friendly and helpful for navigating the menu.

CaterinaCaterina: The soba salad was delicious and the miso soup one of the best I've ever tasted (and I'm obsessed with miso soup).

Laura P.Laura P: Get the curry soup with soba noodles!

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

11. Shizen

370 14th St (at Stevenson St), San Francisco, CA
Sushi Restaurant · Mission District · 77 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!

Anil V.Anil Vittal: Philly Rolls and Avocado Rolls are awesome as well as the Ramen. Good sake here too but a little pricier.

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

12. Halu

312 8th Ave (at Clement St), San Francisco, CA
Japanese Restaurant · Inner Richmond · 63 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.

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

13. Swan Oyster Depot

1517 Polk St (btwn Sacramento & California St.), San Francisco, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Polk Gulch · 199 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.

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

Carrie C.Carrie Collins: Everything is good. Especially the oysters. Also highly recommend half cracked crab and clam chowder.

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

14. Anchor Oyster Bar

579 Castro St (btwn 18th & 19th), San Francisco, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Castro · 116 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.

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

15. The Spice Jar

2500 Bryant St (at 23rd St), San Francisco, CA
Asian Restaurant · Mission District · 33 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.