A list of more than 300 black-owned restaurants, food businesses in metro Atlanta

Gee Smalls is co-owner and chef of Virgil’s Gullah Kitchen and Bar. CONTRIBUTED BY MIA YAKEL

Looking to support black-owned restaurants and food businesses in metro Atlanta? Use this running list of cafes, coffee shops, bakeries, full-service and casual spots to support local black-owned businesses.

Editor's note: If there is a black-owned restaurants or food businesses in metro Atlanta missing from this list, please let us know. Please send an email to ligaya.figueras@ajc.com or yzusel@ajc.com.

Intown Atlanta bars, coffee shops, juice bars, bakeries, sweet shops and restaurants

3 Parks Wine

9 Mile Station - Read about 9 Mile Station's patty melt

55th and Park

Afrodish Restaurant

Ann's Snack Bar - Read about Ann's Snack Bar founder Ms. Ann

Anna’s BBQ

Atlanta Breakfast Club - Read more about Atlanta Breakfast Club

Atlanta City Juice Bar

B's Cracklin BBQ - Read about B's newest location and owner Bryan Furman

Bailey Wine Cellar

Bakerdude Bakery and Cafe

Ben and Jerry’s Inman Park

The Beverly - Read more about The Beverly

Big Daddy’s

Big Dave's Cheesesteaks - Read more about Big Dave's Cheesesteaks' downtown location

Blackbird - Read a mini review of Blackbird

Blu Cantina

Boogalou Restaurant & Lounge

BQE Lounge

Busy Bee Cafe - Read about how Busy Bee Cafe is navigating business during the pandemic

Cafe Circa

Caffe Bella


CEG Bakery

Cheesecaked - Check out the over-the-top milkshakes at Cheesecaked

Clues and Cocktails

The Consulate


CRU Lounge

Daddy D’z

Dat Fire Jerk Chicken

Eco Car Spa and Amazing Salads and Smoothies - Read about Eco Car Spa and Amazing Salads and Smoothies

Edgewood Pizza

Endulge Cupcakes

Escobar Restaurant and Tapas Bar - Read about Escobar and take a food tour of Castleberry Hill

Fellaship - Read more about Fellaship

Fin and Feathers - Read a mini review of Fin and Feathers

First Batch Artisan Foods

Foxx Original Jamaican Restaurant

Frost Bistro - Read about Frost Bistro

Grant Park Coffeehouse

Grass VBQ Joint

Harold’s Chicken and Ice Bar

A Haute Cookie - Get recipes from Haute Cookie owner Shiana White

Helen’s Hot Chicken

The Hive Buckhead

Hodgepodge Coffeehouse

IScream Ice Cream Rolls

JD’s Summerhill Variety Deli


Juiceheads ATL

Just Add Honey - Read about Just Add Honey and owner Brandi Shelton

Just Loaf’n Po Boys

JuTox Juice Bar

Kat’s Cafe

Kelz Kitchen

Krab Queenz - Read more about Krab Queenz

Le Petite Marche

Lucky Lotus Juice


Marguerite’s Jerk Bistro

Miss D's Praline's - Read about the Triple Popcorn from Miss D's

Morelli’s Ice Cream

Mixx Atlanta

Nancy’s Chicago Pizza - Midtown

Negril Village

Old Lady Gang

One Love Cafe

Our Bar ATL

Panther’s Deli

Parlor - Read more about Parlor

Paschal's - Read about Paschal's fried chicken

Pin and Proper

Plant Based Pizzeria

Restaurant 10

Richards Southern Fried - Read more about Richards Southern Fried and owner Todd Richards

Root Baking Co. - Read about Root Baking Co. and their pivot to Pizza Jeans

Rosie’s Coffee Cafe

Slim and Husky's - Read more about Slim and Husky's

Soul Vegetarian 2

The Spinning Pie

Sublime Donuts - Read more about Sublime Doughnuts

Suite Food Lounge

Sweet Cheats

Sweet Georgia’s Juke Joint

Sweet Auburn Seafood


Terri's Cafe - Read about the Kitchen Sink Burger at Terri's Cafe

Tom, Dick and Hank

Triple Jay's Pizza - Read more about Triple Jay's

Twisted Soul Cookhouse and Pours - Read more about Twisted Soul and owner Deborah VanTrece

Urban Grind

The Wing Bar

Woofs Sports Bar

Wyatt’s Country BBQ

Southwest Atlanta bars, coffee shops, juice bars, bakeries, sweet shops and restaurants

640 West

A1 Soulfood

Atlanta Fish House and Grill

Bakari’s Pizza & Lava Lounge

Baltimore Crab and Seafood

The Beautiful Restaurant


Big Daddy’s

Blendz Cafe

BUZZ Coffee and Winehouse

Cafe Bourbon St.

D Cafe

D&D’s Barbeque

Faux Real Burger

The Fill-Up Station

GQ’s Bar B Que

Garden Parc

Gocha's Breakfast Bar - Take a first look at Gocha's and read a review

Grip’s Good Eats and Sweets

Hott Chixx Wings

Jamrock Jerk Center

JJ’s Rib Shack

Jamal’s Buffalo Wings

Johnny M’s Pizza Bistro

Healthful Essence

Heavenly Delight Bakery

Hebrew Bakes

Jamrock Jerk

K&K Soul Food

Kemper’s Cafe

Krab Kingz

Life Bistro

Local Green Atlanta

Mango’s Caribbean Restaurant

Milk and Honey

Mr. Everything Cafe

My Potato Factory

Nema Kitchen

One Time Bar-B-Que

Paradise Smoothie Juice Bar

Puncho’s Late-Nite Fry Trap

Q Time Restaurant

The Sleepy Potato

Slim and Husky's - Read more about Slim and Husky's

The Slutty Vegan - Read about Slutty Vegan's efforts to give back during the pandemic and owner Pinky Cole

Soul Vegetarian

Spice House

Tassili's Raw Reality - Read about the Dat Ish Wrap at Tassili's

Taste Buddz

Unity Restaurant

Vegan Dream Doughnuts

Viva La Vegan

Wadada Healthy Market and Juice Bar

Walter’s Soul Food and Cafe

Wing Depot

Yasin’s Seafood

College Park/Hapeville/East Point/Forest Park/Ellenwood bars, coffee shops, juice bars, bakeries, sweet shops and restaurants

The Original Big Daddy’s Dish

Bole Ethiopian Restaurant

Buttersweet Bakery

Cajun Bones

Chicken + Beer - Read more about Chicken + Beer

The Corner Grille

Debbie’s Delights

Fusion Sports Lounge

Green Soma Cafe

Hattie Marie's BBQ - Read more about Hattie Marie's

Jimmy John’s - East Point

Kingston Grill


Lickety Split Southern Kitchen - Read a review of Lickety Split

Lov’n It Live

Nancy’s Chicago Pizza - Camp Creek

Nouveau Bar and Grill

Oz Pizza

Pit Boss BBQ - Read about the brisket sandwich at Pit Boss and owners Wade and Tracy McSwain

Q’s Restaurant

Ray’s Southern Foods

Salads by Martha

The Real Milk and Honey - Read a review of Real Milk and Honey

Sammy Cheezecake

Silver’s Delight

Supreme Fish Delight - Camp Creek

Taco Pete

Taco Pete Bistro

Tom, Dick and Hank

Tropical Cuisine

Virgil's Gullah Kitchen - Take a first look at Virgil's, read a review and get recipes from owner Gee Smalls

Yasin’s Seafood

Yo Jay’s Yogurt Treats

Conyers/Stonecrest/Lithonia restaurants bars, coffee shops, juice bars, bakeries, sweet shops and restaurants

Applewhite’s Eatery

ExploreThe Chocolate Box

Coaxum’s Low Country Cuisine

ExploreDilworth’s BBQ
ExploreDouble Scoop Ice Cream

Fireside Restaurant

Fletcher’s Restaurant

Fusion Wings

ExploreMable’s Barbecue and Smoked Meats

Nana’s Chicken-N-Waffles

ExploreNancy’s Pizzeria
ExplorePink Cafe

This Is It BBQ and Seafood

Cobb County bars, coffee shops, juice bars, bakeries, sweet shops and restaurants

ExploreCafe Social House

Capers Restaurant and Bar

Catfish Hox - Read about Catfish Hox's Tomahawk Tacos

ExploreChef La’s Fish Fry

Chris’ Caribbean Bistro

ExploreClean Juice - Marietta
ExploreThe Eating Spot
ExploreFish Thyme Restaurant

Fit Foodies Bistro - Read about Fit Foodies Bistro

Frank’s Cajun and Soul Kitchen

Harold’s Chicken and Ice Bar

ExploreJ.R. Crickets - South Cobb
ExploreJuice Me Too

Just Loaf’n Po Boys

ExploreThe Manna House Cafe

My Fair Sweets - Read about the milkshakes at My Fair Sweets

Paradise Smoothie Juice Bar

ExplorePat’s Kitchen
ExplorePlay Bistro and Desserts
ExploreR’Jabs Wings

Rodney’s Jamaican Soul Food

Soul Food Train

Thompson Bros. BBQ

This Is It BBQ and Seafood

ExploreToyin Takeout

Wingz On Wheelz

ExploreYasin’s Seafood

Jonesboro/Fayetteville/Fairburn/Palmetto bars, coffee shops, juice bars, bakeries, sweet shops and restaurants

613 Main

Casablanca Burger Co.

ExploreThe Chat and Chew Southern Cuisine
ExploreCoconuts Caribbean Cuisine

Jamaican Taste

ExploreThe King’s Donuts

Moreau’s Oven


Oz Pizza

ExploreSliders Burger Joint

Taste Budz

ExploreThat Burger Spot

DeKalb County bars, coffee shops, juice bars, bakeries, sweet shops and restaurants

Apple Butter Bakery

B&L Wings

Big Daddy’s

ExploreBurger Queen

Chelsea’s Bakery and Vegetarian Restaurant

ExploreCococakes by Coco

The Coffee House

ExploreCollard Greens Cafe

Desta Ethiopian Kitchen - Read about the veggie platter at Desta

ExploreDiasPora Kitchen

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit - Stone Mountain

Entrees Hot Chicken

Feedel Bistro - Read a review of Feedel and how the restaurant is navigating business during the pandemic

Fletcher’s Place

Fresh Treats Gourmet Bistro

Ghion Cultural Hall

ExploreGilly Brew Bar

Good Karma Coffee House

Jayida Che Herbal Tea Spot - Read about Jayida Che and its Sleep Tight Herbal Tea

ExploreLenox Cupcakes

Little Lagos

Liz International Roti House

Mela Ethiopian - Read about Mela

ExploreMoorish Medicine

Mr. Everything Cafe

Ms. Icey’s Kitchen and Bar

My Coffee Shop

Nice Mon Jamaican Restaurant

Nothing Bundt Cakes - Tucker

O’Riley’s Food and Spirits

ExplorePesos Mexican Cantina
ExplorePi Bytes

Purple Corkscrew

Roc South Cuisine

Sarah’s Kitchen

ExploreShyran’s Showcase

Springreen's Community Cafe - Read about Springreen's efforts to give back during the pandemic

Sublime Donuts - Read more about Sublime Doughnuts

Supreme Burger

ExploreSweet Potato Cafe
ExploreSweet Thang’s Carnival Eats

Taste Buddz

Tastee Spoon

This Is It BBQ and Seafood

Trend Urban Cafe

Wats Crackin Garlic Crabs

Weeyums Philly Style

Who’s Got Soul Southern Cafe

North Fulton bars, coffee shops, juice bars, bakeries and restaurants

ExploreAvocado Vegan Cafe

Big Oak Tavern

Chef Rob’s Caribbean Cafe

ExploreFavors and Flavors

Live and Lemitless Soul Asian Kitchen


Subway - Abernathy Square

ExploreSubway - Roswell

Vintage Frozen Custard

ExploreYa Mon Jamaican Cuisine

Gwinnett County bars, coffee shops, juice bars, bakeries and restaurants

Baby Al’s Chicago Dogs

ExploreBeans and Butter Coffeehouse

Cafe Songhai

ExploreCoconut Grove

Dazzle Dogs

ExploreDe One Roti Shop

Edee’s Place BBQ

ExploreEmpire Lounge
ExploreEpicurean Cafe


Famous Toastery - Suwanee - Read about Famous Toastery

Forever Family Soul Food

Gwinnett Nutrition

ExploreHonest Star Tropical Restaurant
ExploreHuskers Cafe
ExploreI Get Juiced
ExploreIonies Island Kitchen

Ike’s Cafe and Grill

Jannah’s Soul Food

ExploreJay’s Caribbean Cuisine

K&S Jerk Shop

ExploreKenny’s Rockin’ Ribs

Kingston 30

Kingsway Restaurant

ExploreLyon’s Jamaican Cuisine

Mama’s Paradise Restaurant

ExploreMoe’s Soul Food Kitchen


Off the Hook Fish and Shrimp

ExploreOvations Caribbean Grill

Sage Juice Bar and Cafe

Sweet Joy Ice Cream

ExploreTaste of Paradise

Taste of Sweet and Spicy

ExploreTastee’s Jamaican Cuisine

Tichi Southern Cuisine

ExploreVice Lounge

Wayback Burgers - Lawrenceville

ExploreWest Main Trade

Who’s Got Soul Southern Cafe

ExploreThe Wing Suite

Food trucks and pop-ups

9th Ave. Street Food

ExploreATL Blu Water Seafood
ExploreAtlanta Seafood Company

The Blaxican - Read more about The Blaxican

Che Butter Jonez

Everything Burger

Fruity Ice Treats

ExploreGAS Food Truck

Not As Famous Cookie Co.

ExploreSay Cheese Sweetcakes

Stan’s Smoke Signals BBQ

ExploreWingz on Wheelz
Stacey West (from right) and her son, Quinton Jones of Suga's Pimento Cheese, talk with a visitor at the reception for finalists in the 2019 Flavor of Georgia competition. CONTRIBUTED BY ROBERT WEST

Food products

18.21 Bitters - Read more about 18.21 Bitters

A Little Taste of Heaven - Read more about A Little Taste of Heaven

AubSauce - Read more about AubSauce

Aunt Evelyn’s Peach Cobbler

Bomb Biscuits

Butterly Biscuits

Cabbage On the Go

The Cookie Emporium

Doughlicious Vegan

Chay J’s New Orleans Candies

Delights By Dawn

Love Guac - Read more about Love Guac

Marlee Street Eatz


Perennial Pop Co. - Read more about Perennial Pop Co.

Portrait Coffee

Pride Road - Read more about Pride Road

ExploreShay Latte Coffee
ExploreShmore Boards

Suga's Pimento Cheese - Read more about Suga's

ExploreSweet Sol Hot Sauce from Gangstas to Growers

Symphony Chips - Read more about Symphony Chips

ExploreUncle Renz’s Popcorn

Val's Kale Chips - Read more about Val's Kale Chips

Custom cakes and sweets


Cakes by Miko’s

ExploreCEO Custom Cakes
ExploreCrumbles by Nicole
ExploreDerrick’s Cake Delights

Heavenly Cakes

Pastry Addict

ExplorePound Cake Pleasures

Simply Sweet Endings

Taste of Cakery

ExploreZuckerie Confections

Catering companies, personal chefs and cooking schools

ExploreAmanda’s BarBeeQue and Catering

Atlanta Premiere Catering

ExploreBfit Bfly

Chef Tiffany Moore

ExploreC.H.O.I.C.E.S Community Cooking School
ExploreEDC Kitchen

Johnnie and Clyde’s

ExploreKeyes in the Kitchen
ExploreMy Season Catering and Events

Occasional Occasions by Carlton

ExplorePam’s Magic Cauldron

Pretti Plates

ExploreScrumptious Fare Catering

Simply Amazing Catering

Simply Elegant and More


Young Chefs Academy

Grocery Stores and shared kitchens


Sevananda Natural Foods Market


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