In response to COVID-19 our Soup Kitchen now operates on a grab-and-go basis on Monday-Thursday from 8am to 12pm. Click here for the current schedule and more info.

Our main Soup Kitchen serves breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday. Menus are developed based on our guests’ nutritional needs and cultural diversity, as well as quality and availability of products. There is an emphasis on whole foods preparation using local produce and milk.

Soup Kitchen Hours

Breakfast: 8:00am - 9:30am
​Lunch: 10:30am - 12:00pm

Get Directions

St John's Bread and Life is located at 795 Lexington Avenue, between Malcolm X Blvd. & Patchen Avenue, in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn.

Subway: Take the J train to the Kosciuszko Street Stop. Exit at the east end of the station (the front if you're coming from Manhattan, the rear if you're heading to Manhattan). Walk 3 blocks south on Patchen Avenue and turn right on to Lexington Avenue.

Bus: The following buses serve Bread and Life: the B46 or the B52 to Gates Avenue & Malcolm X Blvd. Walk North to Lexington Avenue and turn right on Lexington: the B15 in either direction to Lexington Avenue, then walk East towards Broadway, and the B38 to Malcolm X Blvd then walk South to Lexington Avenue and Make a Left on Lexington.

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