Black-Owned Restaurants, Coffee Shops & Bars in NYC

Supporting the Black community in NYC can begin at the dinner table. 

With so much momentum built up for fighting for Black lives right now, it is crucial to find ways to continue standing with the Black community in NYC in your everyday life. One easy one is supporting the wide variety of Black-owned restaurants, coffee shops and bars all five boroughs have to offer. Here are some of our favorites - we're sure there's a delicious spot near you!



Home Sweet Harlem (Eclectic American cuisine)

1528 Amsterdam Ave, Harlem

Melba’s (American comfort food)

300 W. 114th St. Harlem

Brooklyn Chop House (Asian Steakhouse)

150 Nassau St. FiDi

Haile (Traditional Ethiopian)

182 Avenue B, East Village

Mikey Likes It (Ice Cream)

199 Avenue A, East Village

Berber Street Food (Afro-Fusion)

35 Carmine St, Greenwich Village

Negril Village (Caribbean)

70 W 3rd St, Greenwich Village

Urban Vegan Kitchen (Vegan American)

41 Carmine St, Greenwich Village

67 Orange Street (Cocktail Bar & Restaurant)

2082 Frederick Douglass Blvd, Harlem

Abyssinia (Ethiopian)

268 W 135th St, Harlem

Africa Kine (West Africa/Senegal)

2267 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd, Harlem

B Squared (Seafood & Bar)

271 W 119th St, Harlem

Belle Harlem (Contemporary)

2363 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd, Harlem

Benyam (Ethiopian)

2795 Frederick Douglas Blvd, Harlem

Harlem Hops

2268 Adam Powell Jr. Blvd, Harlem

Harlem Seafood Soul

NE Corner of W.125th St & 7th Ave, Harlem

Harlem Shake

100 W 124th St, Harlem

Hawa Restaurant

410 Malcolm X Blvd, Harlem

Omar's Kitchen and Rum Bar (Nouveau Caribbean)

29A Clinton St, LES

Whipped Urban Dessert Lab (Creamy, Plant-based & indulgent desserts)

95 Orchard St, LES

Las' Lap (Cocktail Bar)

74 Orchard St, LES

Tings Jamaican Jerk Chicken

75 9th Ave, Meatpacking District

Freda's Caribbean & Soul Cuisine

993 Columbus Ave, Morningside Heights


109 Malcolm X Blvd, Harlem 

Safari (Somali & East African)

219 W 116th Street, Central Harlem 

Lolo's Seafood Shack (Caribbean)

303 W 116th Street, Central Harlem

Teranga (Senegalese Cuisine)

Pat'e Palo Bar & Grill (Latin American Cuisine)


Melanie’s Roti & Grill (Caribbean)

1248 Castle Hill Rd., Castle Hill

Juices for Life (Juice & Protein Shakes)

1026 Catle Hill Ave., Castle Hill

Jenny’s Roti Shop (Caribbean)

1262 Castle Hill Ave., Castle Hill

Juiceade (Juice, Smoothies, Health Shots)

1345 Southern Blvd, Claremont Village

Sam’s Soulfood (Soul)

598 Grand Concourse, Concourse

Next Stop Vegan (Vegan delivery that caters to your dietary restrictions)

1818 Archer St, Parkshester

Lloyd’s Carrot Cake (Bakery)

6087 Broadway, Riverdale

Accra Restaurant (African/Ghana)

2041 Davidson Ave, Soundview

Cea-Lo Cafe (Soul Food & Seafood)

1003 Soundview Ave, Soundview

Fouta Halal (African/American)

1762 Westchester Ave, Soundview

Taste So Good (Make You Wanna Smack Your Mama) (Soul Food)

1752 Lafayette Ave, Soundview

Beatstro (Cross-cultural American Hip-Hop-themed restaurant/speakeasy)

135 Alexander Ave, South Bronx

Bricks and Hops (Beer Bar & Restaurant)

65 Bruckner Blvd, South Bronx

Flava's International Grill (Cross-cultural)

854 Gerard Ave, South Bronx

Margarita's (Puerto Rican)

915 Avenue St John, South Bronx


Basquiat's Bottle (Bar with American food)

1198 Fulton St, Bed Stuy

Bed Stuy Fish Fry (Seafood)

801 Halsey St. + 3 additional locations, Bed Stuy, Clinton Hill, Crown Heights

Bed Vyne Wine (Wine shop)

385 Tompkins Ave, Bed Stuy

BKLYN Blend (Juice/Smoothie)

194 Tompkins Ave, Bed Stuy

BK Lobster (Seafood)

535 Nostrand Ave, Bed Stuy

Black Nile (Seafood & Soul Food)

592 Nostrand Ave, Bed Stuy

Brooklyn Baby Cakes (Bakery)

506 Nostrand Ave, Bed Stuy

Brooklyn Beso ("A taste of Brooklyn w/ a Tropical Twist")

370 Lewis Ave, Bed Stuy

The Armory (Cocktail bar)

67 4th Ave, Boreum Hill/Park Slope

The Soul Spot (Caribbean-influenced Soul)

302 Atlantic Ave, Boreum Hill/Park Slope

Bunna Cafe (Ethiopian)

1084 Flushing Ave, Bushwick

Hills Kitchen (African)

252 Knickerbocker Ave, Bushwick

Sol Sips (Vegan Beverages & Bites)

203 Wilson Ave, Bushwick

Sally Roots (Caribbean American BBQ)

195 Wyckoff Ave, Bushwick

Collective Fare (Packaged meal delivery - Caribbean/Soul)

69 Belmont Ave, Brownsville

Buka (Nigerian)

946 Fulton Street, Clinton Hill

Sisters(Bar & Contemporary Restaurant)

900 Fulton St, Clinton Hill

Suya (Nigerian)

717 Franklin Ave, Crown Heights

Breukelen Coffee House (Coffee & Breakfast)

764 Franklin Ave, Crown Heights

Peaches Hothouse Fort Greene (Comfort food)

87 S Elliott Pl, Fort Greene

Grandchamps (Haitian) 

197 Patchen Ave, Stuyvesant Heights 

95 South

778 Franklin Ave, Crown Heights

Brooklyn Moon Cafe 

745 Fulton Street, Clinton Hill 


Something Catchy (Seafood)

23-14 36th Ave, Astoria

Jamaica Breeze (Jamaican/Caribbean)

103-02 Astoria Blvd. East Elmhurst

Queens Bully (Cross-cultural)

113-30 Queens Blvd Forest Hills

Island Cuisine & Catering (Caribbean)

153-35 Hillside Ave, Jamaica

The Door (Jamaican)

163-07 Baisley Blvd. Jamaica

Percy's Jerk Hut (Caribbean)

231-07 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica

Di Juice (Juices & Smoothies)

24314 Merrick Blvd, Rosedale

A Live Kitchen (Vegan American) 

227-16 Merrick Blvd, Laurelton

Milk & Pull (Coffee)

778 Seneca Ave, Ridgewood

Cafe Moca (Coffee & Vegan breakfast)

487 Seneca Ave, Ridgewood

Henrica's (Jamaican & Chinese-Inspired)

138-89 Francis Lewis Blvd, Rosedale

Island Taste Caribbean Restaurant and Lounge

243-10 Merrick Blvd, Rosedale

Pa-Nash Eurosoul Restaurant and Lounge

144-14 243rd St. Rosedale

Pates Jeanty (Haitian)

21909 Hempstead Avenue, Queens Village 

The Nourish Spot (Juice, Smoothie, Salad Bar)

107-05 Guy R Brewer Blvd, Jamaica

Staten Island

Bayou (New Orleans-Inspired)

1072 Bay St, Clifton

Blaze Jamaican Restaurant (Jamaican)

3 Corson Ave, Tompkinsville

Chez Adja African Restaurant (Nigerian)

226 Bay St, Tompkinsville

Koten's Caribbean and American Restaurant

537 Port Richmond Ave, Port Richmond

O'Henry's Publick House (British pub)

10 Minthorne St, Tompkinsville

Staten Island Fish and More

137 Montgomery Ave, Tompkinsville

TRI Lounge and Cafe (100% plant-based comfort food)

1938 Clove Road, Concord


If you'd like to continue supporting the Black community, you can donate to this fundraiser to put money into Black-owned businesses and distribute meals to children in need. Plus, the fundraiser features a list of even more black-owned restaurants to go dine at.  You can always get more involved in creating change with this list of Volunteer Opportunities for Social Justice