7 Must-Visit Black-Owned Restaurants in NYC!By Tommy Rodriguez
Jun. 24 2020, Published 12:05 p.m. ET
If you’re having trouble looking for authentic, Black-owned restaurants, look no further. Supporting Black-owned businesses is one of the many ways we can and should contribute to level the playing field in our country. Doing so will not only help close the racial wealth gap but will give Black-owned businesses the support they need in order for Black entrepreneurship to continue to rise.
Here are seven Black-owned restaurants you’ve got to visit in New York City:
Located right by the BarclaysCenter, Sugarcane is a Caribbean restaurant that blends Caribbean cuisine “with its African, EastIndian, and Chinese roots.” The restaurant also offers great drinks, music, and an overall good time.
Address: 238 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Number: (718) 230-3954
Beatstro, the self-proclaimed “Hip-Hop Restaurant,” is a restaurant and lounge that celebrates the rich history of the Bronx and the birth of hip hop. Enjoy the scenery of hip hop history around you as you grub on an amazing selection of SouthernComfort and PuertoRicancuisine.
Address: 135 Alexander Ave, The Bronx, NY 10454
Number: (718) 489-9397
QueensBully is a popular spot specializing in AmericanBBQ among other dishes. They are also very well known for their brunch and very homely location.
Address: 113-30 Queens Blvd, Queens, NY 11375
Number: (718) 520-8600
Dunns River Lounge
Dunns River Restaurant & Lounge is an intimate Caribbean restaurant and bar just outside of Queens. They often feature live music and are well-known for their authentic Jamaican cuisine.
Address: 93 N Park Ave, Rockville Centre, NY 11570
Number: (516) 764-6540
BenyamCuisine is a small, family-owned Ethiopian restaurant located in the heart of Harlem. The location is beautifully decorated and has a calm, quiet atmosphere.
Address: 2795 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, NY 10039
Number: (212) 510-7353
Located in GreenwichVillage, NegrilVillage specializes in what they call “New York Savvy Caribbean cuisine.” The classy location often features live entertainment, as well.
Address: 70 W 3rd St, New York, NY 10012
Number: (212) 477-2804
BrooklynBlend offers healthy alternatives to inner-city families in Brooklyn. They offer an array of delicious and fresh sandwiches, salads, juices and more.
Address: 194 Tompkins Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206
Number: (718) 484-2247