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!

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Manhattan


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


Fieldtrip

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)


Bronx


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


Brooklyn


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 



Queens


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


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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