Now that spinach has been deemed a performance-enhancing vegetable, Popeye's future shortstop career hinges on his transition to organic romaine lettuce. Get a sailor's worth of energizing fresh produce with today's deal: for $5, you'll get $10 worth of custom-tossed salads and more at San Francisco Soup Company. Redeem your Groupon at one of 16 Bay Area locations. You'll receive a complimentary fountain beverage or bottled spring water when using this Groupon to purchase a custom salad.
Soup and salads are the ultimate meal for equal-opportunity foodies, because every mouthful circulates mingling flavors to each taste bud without prejudice. Customize your own roughage at the new custom-tossed salad bars at 221 Montgomery Street, 1950 University Avenue at Woodland, Westfield San Francisco Centre food court, 315 California Street, 580 California Street, or 2512 Bancroft Way at Telegraph. Order your choice of organic greens (romaine, mixed, or spinach), and one of the top-notch tossers will twirl in a variety of toppings, meats, and dressings for a truly personalized bite. The more than 40 salad toppings enable diners to pair roasted corn and black beans for a southwestern kick, mingle dried cranberries and blue cheese for several sweet and creamy bites, or just scope out a variety of chefs select salads. Signature soups (from $4.84) include non-dairy, gluten-free, spicy, low-fat, vegetarian, and low-carb choices. Mop up a piping-hot bowl of organic smoky split pea, tomato bisque, or Mexican chicken tortilla soup with a complimentary tear of sourdough bread to ease your stomach through midweek working pains. Soups are served in three sizes, from 12-ounce up to 32-ounce.
Not one to discriminate against meals, San Francisco Soup Company also gets the day started with morning tastes, from fresh-fruit yogurt parfaits to organic steel-cut oatmeal. A further selection of handmade bowl-fillers, sandwiches, and breakfast treats won't leave diners wanting for variety. The eco-friendly eatery prides itself on sustainability, filling its soup cauldrons with locally sourced ingredients and fresh, organic produce. The family-owned restaurant stays true to its values with practices such as food-scrap composting and using biodegradable takeout packaging (made from potatoes, corn, and sugar cane). Salads and soups help to slow down speedy eaters while also bringing back childhood memories of upgrading from a spork to a big-boy spork.
San Francisco Soup Company was voted Best of the Bay for lunch by San Francisco Bay Guardian readers in 2009 and 2010, and was featured on the Eater SF and SFGate. More than 100 Yelpers give the Second Street location 3.5 stars, and more than 90 give the Post Street location the same:
- Good, dependable remedy on a foggy day in San Francisco. And we have lots of those! – Kristen S., Second Street location
- I Love the tomato bisque soup paired with the pesto sandwich. The food is always piping hot. The counters are always clean and they [sic] service is really great. – Jeanine d., Post Street location
- ...the soup is fan-freaking-tastic. I haven't sampled all the options but the real love of my life is the Mexican Chicken Tortilla...makes me drool when I dream about it... – Jane K., Second Street location
Ladle & Leaf: An Evolution of San Francisco Soup Company
Ladle & Leaf, an evolution of San Francisco Soup Company, boasts a new name, look, and menu items. They have a new committment to making flavorful salads, sandwiches, and soups using fresh, seasonal, local ingredients. Their dishes showcase ingredients such as Mary’s Chicken, Hobbs' Bacon, The Happy Egg Co., Wedemeyer Bakery, and Aidells Sausage. And while they love to keep it local, Ladle & Leaf also recognizes that sometimes the best ingredients are imported from their places of origin, like kalamata olives from Greece, lobster from New England, and coconut milk from Thailand. They take pride in accommodating most dietary restrictions, as well labeling many of their dishes with nutritional information so you can easily order what's right for you..