Locations & Directions

Mailing address

Lakeview Pantry
3831 N. Broadway St.
Chicago, IL 60613

Phone number

773-525-1777
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Fax number

773-525-7310

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General information
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Lakeview Pantry operates our on-site food distribution from two locations: Lakeview Pantry East and Lakeview Pantry West. Our internal service boundary is Racine. Individuals living east of Racine should come to the LVP East site and individuals west of Racine should visit the LVP West site.

Lakeview Pantry East

LVP East is located at 3831 N. Broadway, just south of Sheridan Road on the east side of the road.

Our food distribution hours are: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 12-4.
You may drop off donations Monday – Friday, 9-5.

From Downtown Chicago

Take Lake Shore Drive north to Irving Park Road. Turn left (south) onto Clarendon. Continue straight onto Broadway and LVPE will be on the left (east) side of the road.

By Public Transit (from the Red line)

Take the Red line to the Sheridan stop. Exit to your right and walk south one block to Sheridan. Turn left (east) and walk two blocks to Broadway. Turn right (south) on Broadway and walk one-half block.

By Public Transit (CTA Buses)

The 80, 135,145, and148 stop at Irving Park Rd. and Clarendon. From here, walk south two and one-half blocks.

The 36, 80, and 151 stop at Broadway and Sheridan. From here, walk one-half block south.

The 8 stops at Halsted and Waveland/Broadway Terminal. From here, walk two and one-half blocks north.

The 125 stops at Addison and Halsted. From here, walk three and one-half blocks north.

Lakeview Pantry West

LVP West is located at 1414 W. Oakdale, on the south-west corner of the Lincoln/Southport/Wellington intersection. LVP West is not located within the St. Alphonsus church itself, but rather within the Athenaeum Theatre, which is the red brick building just south of the church. Our entrance is located on Oakdale Avenue at Southport.

Our food distribution hours are: Tuesday and Thursday, 6:30 to 8pm, and Saturdays, 11:30am to 1pm.
You may drop off donations Tuesday and Thursday 4:30-8pm, and Saturday 10am to 1pm or call in advance.

From Downtown Chicago

Take I-90/94W to exit 47B/Damen Ave. Turn right (north) at Damen. After 0.7 miles, turn right (east) at Diversey. After 0.8 miles turn left (north) at Southport. Take your third left onto Oakdale and LVPW will be on the right (north) side of the road.

Or take Lake Shore Drive north to Fullerton Ave. Turn left at Fullerton and drive west for 1.7 miles. Turn right (north) on Southport. Take your third left onto Oakdale and LVPW will be on the right (north) side of the road.

By Public Transit (from the Brown/Purple line)

Take the Brown or Purple line to the Diversey stop. Transfer to the 76 bus and get off at the Greenview stop. From here, walk two blocks north to Oakdale and turn right.

Or take the Brown or Purple line to the Wellington stop. From here, walk one half-mile west to Southport. Turn left and walk one block south to Oakdale, turn right (west) and walk one-half block.

By Public Transit (CTA Buses)

The 9 stops at Ashland and Wellington. From here, walk one block south to Oakdale, turn left (east) and walk one and a half blocks.

The 76 stops at Diversey and Southport. From here, walk two blocks north to Oakdale, a one-way street facing West, the entrance to the pantry will be the first entrance on right-hand side of Oakdale Ave.