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

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Black-owned restaurants in Birmingham
Your guide to Black-owned restaurants in Birmingham. (Cecilia Wood / Bham Now)

Are you looking for more local Black-owned restaurants to support? Here are 21 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

3. Zatie’s Southern Cuisine

4. The Homestyle Kitchen

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

6. Olivia’s Transit Cafe

7. Jasmine’s Cafe

8. Jake’s Soulfood Cafe

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Jake’s Soul Food Cafe will give you enough leftovers for a week. (Cecilia Wood / Bham Now)

9. Green Acres

green acres inside 25 Black-owned restaurants in Birmingham you need to try now
Catch us grabbing a bite here. (Chaise Sanders / Bham Now)

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

11. Yo Mama’s

12. Rib-It-Up

13. Eugene’s Hot Chicken

Eugene's hot chicken, Black-owned Restaurants in Birmingham
Hot chicken cooked to perfection and ready to enjoy. (Eugene’s Hot Chicken)

14. Wing Out Express

15. Wings Around the Clock

16. Underground Vegan

Underground Vegan, Black-owned Restaurants in Birmingham
One of a kind vegan meals that everyone can enjoy. (Underground Vegan)

17. Carter’s Seafood

18. Top That Grille II

19. Eagle’s Restaurant

20. Michael’s Steaks & Seafood

21. Blackmon’s Cafe

22. Slutty Vegan

Slutty Vegan
You have to try one of these burgers. (Slutty Vegan)

23. Audrey’s Restaurant

24. Ga Briella’s Art Gallery and Bistro

25. Brown’s Southern Bistro

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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Sabrina Palmer
Sabrina Palmer
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