22 Black-owned restaurants in Birmingham you need to try now

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Are you looking for more local Black-owned restaurants to support? Here are 22 Black-owned restaurants in Birmingham you need to check out for some delicious eats.

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1. Bitty’s Living Kitchen

  • Type of Food: Vegetarian/Vegan
  • Address: Online ordering only
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

2. Red Sea Ethiopian & Mediterranean Restaurant

  • Type of Food: Ethiopian Mediterranean/Vegetarian/Vegan/Seafood
  • Address: 22 Green Springs Highway, Birmingham, AL 35209
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

3. Zatie’s Southern Cuisine

  • Type of Food: Southern/ Soul Food/American
  • Address: 1805 Centerpoint Parkway, Center Point, AL 35215
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

4. The Homestyle Kitchen

  • Type of Food: American/Soul Food
  • Address: 1901 2nd Ave N, Bessemer, AL 35020
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

5. T-Bone’s Cheese Steak

T-bones, Black-owned Restaurants in Birmingham
Cheesesteaks, loaded fries, and more at T-Bone’s. Photo via T-Bones’s Cheese Steak
  • Type of Food: Sandwiches/American
  • Address: 1017 20th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35205
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

6. Olivia’s Transit Cafe

  • Type of Food: American
  • Address: 1701 Morris Ave, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

7. Jasmine’s Cafe

  • Type of Food: Soul Food
  • Address: 134 Avenue U, Birmingham, AL 35214
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

8. Jake’s Soulfood Cafe

  • Type of Food: Caribbean/Soul Food
  • Address: 3075 John Hawkins Pkwy, Hoover, AL 35244
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

9. Green Acres

10. Rodney Scott’s BBQ

Rodney Scott's BBQ, Black-owned Restaurants in Birmingham
The perfect spread to satisfy any hunger. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now
  • Type of Food: BBQ/Southern
  • Address: 3719 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

11. Yo Mama’s

  • Type of Food: Southern/American
  • Address: 2328 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

12. Rib-It-Up

  • Type of Food: BBQ/Southern/American
  • Address: 830 1st Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

13. Eugene’s Hot Chicken

Eugene's hot chicken, Black-owned Restaurants in Birmingham
Hot chicken cooked to perfection and ready to enjoy. Photo via Eugene’s Hot Chicken
  • Type of Food: Chicken/American/Southern
  • Address: 2268 9th Ave North, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

14. Cajun Bistro Express

  • Type of Food: Cajun/Creole
  • Address: 1905 Park Place, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

15. Wing Out Express

  • Type of Food: Chicken/American
  • Address: 1806 Avenue V, Birmingham, AL 35208
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

16. Wings Around the Clock

  • Type of Food: Chicken/American
  • Address: 801 20th St S, Birmingham, AL 35205
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

17. Underground Vegan

Underground Vegan, Black-owned Restaurants in Birmingham
One of a kind vegan meals that everyone can enjoy. Photo via Underground Vegan
  • Type of Food: Vegetarian/Vegan
  • Address: 2012 Magnolia Ave S R3, Birmingham, AL 35205
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

18. Carter’s Seafood

  • Type of Food: Seafood
  • Address: 512 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35204
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

19. Top That Grille II

  • Type of Food: Southern/Soul Food/American
  • Address: 1371 Bessemer Rd, Birmingham, AL 35208
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

20. Eagle’s Restaurant

  • Type of Food: Southern/Soul Food/American
  • Address: 2610 16th St N, Birmingham, AL 35204
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

21. Taproot Cafe

Taproot Cafe, Black-owned Restaurants in Birmingham
What more could you want than this sandwich right here. Photo via Taproot Cafe
  • Type of Food: Sandwiches/American
  • Address: 5190 Medford Dr Ste 124, Hoover, AL 35244
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

22. Michael’s Steaks & Seafood

  • Type of Food: American/Seafood
  • Address: 1531 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

Looking for other Black-owned restaurants in Birmingham to support? Make sure to stay up to date on our other guides supporting other Black-owned restaurants and businesses in Birmingham including buying for the holiday season + 10 food trucks to try in East Lake.

For more Black-owned businesses to support, check out BE BHM, a program of Urban Impact Birmingham, whose mission is “to push BHM to become its best self by equipping all of its entrepreneurs.” They have an incredibly helpful black business & nonprofit directory. Check it out here.

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