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JBJ Soul Kitchen

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  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Tables disinfected between guests
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited tonight for our moms birthday (she is a huge mega fan!!!) let me tell you what an experience! From the food to the people everything was AMAZING!!!!! Nicole was so helpful and very pleasant and Moe was amazing. Very caring and compassionate! It...really hit us all how bad times can be and these beautiful people come in to get a hot meal and warmth. It really made us stop and realize how bad other people have it but the little acts of kindness like this could help someone. Please try it out if your in the area. Great food and an even greater cause. Pay it forward do your part. It makes you feel great trust me.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the blackened salmon with dill vin blanc, cous cous salad with green beans unreal!! A friend had chicken Florentine and had the positive reaction. Better yet feeding the homeless the same great meals, even better creating community with volunteer staff, a welcome caring environment...for those on the streets of Red Bank and surrounding area. If your nearby you have to visit, and the staff is your friend you just met! Wish there were more stars!More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tonight was the last night of our girls trip (3 of the 4 of us are proud to be Jersey girls), we came in very close to closing time - it was so impressive that the staff (Moe, Mark, Lou and Emily) were just as...attentive, warm & inviting at the end of a long day as if they had just opened! We are so glad we were able to experience a great local restaurant and the food was phenomenal!!! Thank you so much for perfect last night of a great trip!!!!More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stop by and join the delish food. They ARE so very generous. Ask for “moe”… or “mark”. They are the very best servers.

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was glad to hear my dinner tonight was also helping the community .We were greeting at the door by friendly staff, Nicole,and seated in a comfortable table. We were very happy with the quality of every item we were served .Our server Moe was...very helpful and gave ius nformation on the JBJ SOUL KITCHEN .We were lucky enough to have the Executive Chef Emily stop at our table and answer our questions about the menu ! We look forward to visiting again!! We hope to see Tommy and Gina here sometime!!More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was a amazing experience, Moe give us the best service. Thank you so much for let me spend my 26 birthday in such amazing place, the food was amazing, I really enjoyed

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 24 October 2021

I went to JBJ Soul Kitchen for the 10th Anniversary celebration. As usual, I was not disappointed. They had a special menu for the day and although I have eaten there multiple times, the fried chicken (boneless) and Mac and Cheese was delicious. Chef Emily...worked her magic and Gina was my waitress and made the whole meal so enjoyable. I sat with a lovely lady from Manasquan and we had a very nice time talking. The desert was Pina Colada cake which was terrific. Highly recommend...More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 24 October 2021 via mobile

This was my first time coming here . Came from Milford Ma and it was definitely worth the trip! Moe was fantastic as was everyone and the food was fantastic. So happy to help such a worthy cause!!

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 21 October 2021 via mobile

Visiting family in NJ from Arkansas and this is the one place I had hoped to visit. It did not disappoint!! The food was absolutely amazing. The staff was inviting, attentive and friendly and the setting was lovely with gardens and lighting. I've been a...JBJ fan since day 1 and have supported SOUL Foundation for years. It was an honor to get to finally visit .More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 21 October 2021 via mobile

Brought my cousin who is a JBJ fan. We didn’t know what to expect. But Food was great, atmosphere was so welcoming and the place is really pretty. The love and commitment of the staff brought tears to my eyes. Would recommend JBJ Soul Kitchen...to anyone!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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3 October 2018|
Response from DaunB | Reviewed this property |
I don’t have the hours that they are open in front of me. But I suggest arriving prior to the time they open or right around opening time. Some days there can be a wait or a que to get in.
Susan N
26 September 2018|
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Response from DABSMO | Reviewed this property |
NYC subway to Penn Station then NJ transit’s Coast Line (9 stops) to Red Bank Station. JBJ Soul Kitchen is right across the street. Google is showing about 1:30 by public transport and 10 minutes quicker by driving. The... More
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1 June 2018|
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Response from JerseyJacks123 | Reviewed this property |
Restaurant is open Weds-Sat from 5-7 PM. And for brunch on Sunday. No reservations are accepted. Arrive a little before 5PM is your best bet. They also have chairs outside for you to wait and as another reviewer said it is... More
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Yes, JBJ Soul Kitchen is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

JBJ Soul Kitchen is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 5