You are just seconds away from needing to put on your soup-er suit. The Nacogdoches Main Street Soup-er Bowl starts now.

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Past food competitions in downtown Nacogdoches, Texas were all about making the best burger. Back in 2022, the Brick Street Burger Battle was won by the now-closed Cowboy Jack's Saloon and Grill.

Get Ready For A Soup Throwdown In Nacogdoches

This current competition in Nacogdoches is all about people voting for the best soup. If you want to try all of the soups and cast your vote, your journey starts at the Nacogdoches CVB Visitor Center.


You can pick up a stamp card there or at any of these participating locations.

Participating Businesses Ready To Serve The Soup

1st City Cafe - Fredonia Pho - A Vietnamese soup consisting of a foundation of rice noodles topped with thinly sliced chicken or substitute Korean beef. Steaming broth Sweet, Sour, Salty, and Umami is poured over the top and comes with a side of white sliced onions, cilantro, sliced fresh jalapenos, pickle radishes, charred lime hoisin sauce, and sriracha.

Auntie Pasta's - Pizza Soup. A tomato basil soup with Italian sausage, oven-baked with a pepperoni pizza crostini.
The Cottage Restaurant and Bar - The Cottage's Beer Cheese Soup, is a powerhouse triage featuring Angry Axe IPA from Fredonia Brewery and Spicy Popcorn from Susu's Popcorn.
Dolli's Diner - Potato Bacon Soup
Papis Tex-Mex and Cantina Restaurant - Mexican Chicken Noodle Soup
Pemberley's at the Jones House - Creamy Chicken Cannellini Bean Soup, served in a homemade Bread Bowl.
Roma's Italian Kitchen 6 - French Onion Soup
Stone House Kitchen - Chicken and Sausage Gumbo with a side of toast
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Try The Soups And Turn In Your Vote

Turn in your cards to the Visitors Center at 200 East Main by Thursday, February 15, 2024. If you try at least two of the soups you will be entered in a drawing for $100.

Try at least half of them, and you will be entered to win $500. The more restaurants you have stamped on your card, the more points your vote will get.

How To See Who Wins The Soup-er Bowl

The establishment with the most votes will be the 2024 Soup-er Bowl Champion.

Visit Nac will announce the winners on Friday, February 16, 2024, at Noon on the Main Street Facebook page.

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