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Whether it’s Black History Month or any other time of the year, we think it’s a great time to support local Black-owned businesses. To help you show your support or satisfy your next craving, we’ve compiled a list with a few of our favorite restaurants across the Bay Area.


Vegan Hood Chefs
Location: San Francisco

Vegan Hood Chefs specializes in turning classic soul food and other American favorites into delicious vegan meals. Located in Bayview–Hunters Point in San Francisco, Vegan Hood Chefs aspires to “provide healthy education and healthy vegan food for disenfranchised communities with their culinary work.” Currently, they are available for catering or delivery.
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Voodoo Love
Location: San Francisco

Specializing in Creole nouveaux cuisine, Voodoo Love is located in the Mission District of San Francisco. Both Black-owned and women-led, Voodoo Love is the place if you’re looking to satisfy your craving for shrimp and grits or oyster po’boys.
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Sextant Coffee
Location: San Francisco

Located in SoMa, Sextant Coffee is the official coffee supplier to Google, Facebook, and Salesforce. Whether you want to grab a quick cup of coffee, or want fresh beans delivered directly to your home, Sextant Coffee is a great option. Sextant works with farmers across Ethiopia, Kenya, Colombia, and more to showcase the most flavorful coffees throughout the world.
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Vegan Mob
Location: Oakland

Vegan Mob is located across the street from Lake Merritt in Oakland. Their mission is to provide nutritious food based on traditional soul food and barbeque recipes. The chef, Toriano Gordon, is a San Francisco native dedicated to helping at-risk and formerly incarcerated youth in the Bay Area.
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SUGASWEET Cookie and Cake Studio
Location: Oakland

Owner David Benton is a self-taught pastry chef who started his baking journey in his duplex kitchen in 2009. From cupcakes, to cookies, to wedding cakes, you can custom order sweet treats for your next event or at-home indulgence.

Cafe Romanat
Location: Oakland

Looking for Ethiopian food? Look no further than Cafe Romanat, located near Lake Merritt in Oakland. This restaurant aims to offer what is unique and inviting about Ethiopian food and culture. Order for pickup or delivery for your next meal.

Kendejah Restaurant
Location: San Leandro

Kendejah Restaurant specializes in traditional and fusion Liberian cuisine. Whether you’ve tried Liberian food or not, you’re bound to get home-cooked, comfort food. Kendejah also has a food truck that frequents Downtown Oakland and Lake Merritt.
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Hippies Brew
Location: Hayward

Hippies Brew offers a selection of boba and coffee drinks, along with a small selection of food, french toast, cinnamon rolls, and breakfast sandwiches. You can even order half or full gallons of their drinks to take home. Don’t want to go all the way to Hayward? Visit their website and get beans delivered right to your door.
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More Black-Owned Restaurants

Name Type of Food Location Website
Burke and Black Charcuterie boards, picnic boxes, and desserts. San Francisco
Cooking N' Style Specialty burritos San Francisco
Frisco Fried Soul food San Francisco Visit Their Website
Radio Africa Kitchen Ethiopian and American San Francisco
Rome's Kitchen Italian soul food San Francisco
Soul Bowl'z Soul food with Latin twist San Francisco
Yes Pudding Dessert San Francisco
Yvonne's Southern Sweets Dessert San Francisco
Little Skillet Chicken and waffles San Francisco
Boug Cali Creole San Francisco
Ungrafted Wine bar and new American eats San Francisco
Queen's Louisiana Po-Boy Cafe New Orleans cuisine San Francisco
Excelsior Coffee Coffee shop San Francisco
Folklores Coffee Traders Coffee ship San Francisco Visit on Yelp
Miyako Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Dessert San Francisco Visit on Yelp
New Eritrea Restaurant Eritrean San Francisco
Axum Cafe Ethiopian San Francisco
Cafe International Coffee and sandwiches San Francisco Visit on Yelp
Two Jacks Nik's Place Seafood and southern comfort San Francisco
Tadu Ethiopian Kitchen Ethiopian  San Francisco
Anthony's Cookies Dessert San Francisco
2nd Half Bar & Lounge Sports bar/Cajun/Creole Oakland Visit Their Website
Abesha Ethiopian Cuisine Ethiopian Oakland Visit on Yelp
Addis Ethiopian Ethiopian Oakland Visit on Yelp
Alamar Kitchen Dominican Fusion Oakland
Alem's Coffee Ethiopian Oakland
Brown Sugar Kitchen Southern cuisine Oakland
Burlap Coffee Coffee shop Oakland Visit on Yelp
Calavera Mexican Oakland
Caña Cuban Parlor & Cafe Cuban Oakland
DeVaughn's Cajun Kitchen Cajun Cuisine Oakland
Dimond Slice Pizza Vegetarian pizza Oakland
Enat Winery Winery Oakland Visit on Yelp
Flavors and Smoke BBQ Oakland
Red Bay Coffee Coffee shop Oakland
Smokin Woods BBQ BBQ Oakland
Carmen & Family BBQ BBQ Hayward and Fremont
Family House of Fish and Poultry Fish and chips Hayward Visit on Yelp
Just Potato Salad BBQ Hayward Visit on Yelp
Pinx Catering Fine cuisine San Leandro
Pure Juice & Smoothie Lounge Smoothies Union City
Haleluya Ethiopian Gourmet Ethiopian Union City Visit on Yelp

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