Longtime Favorite Named Best Place in Maine to Grab Soup
The winter in Maine can often be long and harsh. It's not just the snow either. Bone-chilling cold can leave a person's body chilled and searching for any way to warm up.
A great way to do just that is with a hot cup of soup. Soup has seemingly been around since humans began preparing meals, and still remains a constant on menus throughout the globe. But as with everything, where can you find the best cup of soup?
According to Cheapism, the best place for soup in Maine is at an iconic Downeast restaurant that has served generations of visitors. That would be Helen's Restaurant in Machias, a mainstay for travelers on route one since the 1950s.
Helen's Restaurant serves up a signature soup that is a favorite among New Englanders. That would be fish chowder. Helen's Famous Fish Chowder is known for featuring large chunks of fresh caught fish served in a delicate cream broth with a seafood essence. It's the perfect warm-up dish in the winter.
Helen's award-winning fish chowder is the only soup that is a staple on their everyday menu. But like many old school restaurants in Maine, Helen's is known for cooking up specials all the time to give repeat customers something new to try.
And while Helen's deserves your attention for their soup and seafood, don't sleep on the in-house bakery that offers up a divine selection of homemade pies in a wide array of flavors including another award-winning favorite, their wild Maine blueberry pie.
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