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8 Must-Try Black-Owned Restaurants in America That Every Food Lover Will Enjoy

Black Lifestyle

If you are a food enthusiast who is looking for some new places to satisfy your cravings, or you just want to support food businesses owned by black people, or both, then you should keep scrolling to discover super-awesome black-owned restaurants across America that offer mouthwatering dishes to satisfy your picky taste buds.

Without further ado, here's a list of the amazing eateries all across the country that are owned by African-Americans. Let's go and enjoy some good food!

8oz Burger Bar, California and various locations

You probably know what this eatery serves-- burgers. Fresh, homemade, meaty burgers that will make you come back for more. And no, that's not a joke. Their burgers that are made from black Angus sirloin and homemade ingredients are so tasty and worth every penny you spend for them. This eatery started in California by chef Govind Armstrong. Then, 8oz Burger Bar has expanded, continued to provide high-quality food at affordable prices to people in different places.

Shirley Mae's Cafe, Louisville, Kentucky

If you are a fried chicken lover, you should head out to this cafe in Kentucky and experience their authentic Kentucky fried chicken and other fantastic food. Shirley Mae's Cafe is one of the few food places of its kind where the kitchen is wide open so that their customers can watch their food being prepared. This restaurant is also perfect for those who don't like artificial ingredients. Shirley Mae's Cafe only serves fresh, delicious food.

Sylvia's, Harlem

I'm pretty sure you know Sylvia's, the restaurant in Harlem that was started in the 60s by Sylvia Woods. Yes, the queen of soul food. If you haven't tried this restaurant yet, you are missing out on good food. Come and try their savory ribs, smothered chicken, and sumptuous coconut shrimp. These are just some of the meals that keep locals coming back for more. Aside from mouthwatering dishes, Sylvia's also offers food products like seasonings, gravy mixes, and rubs.

A Peace of Soul Vegan Kitchen, Columbia, South Carolina

Vegans, here's an awesome restaurant that serves delicious vegan dishes. This restaurant also changes its menu every day so don't worry about having to taste the same food every day. They have vegan burgers, salads and wraps, yummy and refreshing desserts and beverages, and side dishes.

Farmerbrown, San Francisco

Farmerbrown is famous for its all-you-can-eat live jazz brunch. Here, you can indulge in your favorite fried chicken, seafood gumbo, jambalaya, and other homemade dishes and cocktails. A lot of people visit this place to have a great time and experience really good food.

Lo-Lo's Chicken and Waffles, various locations

Another restaurant where you can enjoy the juiciest, most flavorful fried chicken and the fluffiest, most melt-in-your-mouth waffles. Aren't you drooling right now? The perfect combination of the savory, crispy, slightly spicy, and the fluffy, maple syrupy, golden-buttery-goodness is enough to keep you coming back for more, but wait till you try their other delicious and refreshing treats.

The Slutty Vegan, Atlanta, Georgia

Looking for a nice vegan restaurant that serves super good fries and yummy, healthy burgers? Head over The Slutty Vegan in Atlanta, Georgia, and treat yourself with some nutritious but delicious burgers with fries. They have plant-based patty loaded with vegan bacon, vegan cheese, caramelized onions, lettuce, tomato, and their Slut Sauce on a vegan Hawaiian bun.

Red Rooster, New York

Good music, good food, ahh, perfect! This restaurant offers an amazing atmosphere and ultra-delicious dishes. They serve brunch meals, snacks, cocktails, and desserts. Some of their best-sellers are Charred Glazed Cauliflower, Fried Catfish, Steak Frites, and Shrimp & Grits.

Which one do you think you will try first?

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