Last Updated: 5/3/21

On this page, you’ll find a directory of Black-Owned restaurants, ways to donate, and how to learn more. 

If you’re a business and want to be added to this page or are aware of any restaurants that could be added to this page, please email gro.doogelttaes@ofni.


Adey Abeba

Serving tasteful Ethiopian cooking & hospitality

Ascend Prime Steak & Sushi

Asian-influenced contemporary steak and sushi

Cafe Campagne

French bistro in the heart of Pike Place Market

Carolina Smoke BBQ

Home-style southern cooking from S. Carolina

Corte Fino

Family-owned restaurant serving halal Mexican food

Emma’s BBQ

Family-run BBQ with stellar customer service

Afella Jollof Catering

Serving authentic Senegambian food at Spice Bridge

Baked From The Hart

Gourmet Southern desserts and pies

Cafe Ibex

Serving traditional authentic Ethiopian cuisine in Mt. Baker.

Catfish Corner Express

Fresh farm-raised catfish with a Southern flair


Family-owned restaurant with authentic Ethiopian dishes

Ezell’s Famous Chicken

A Seattle institution for over three decades

Amy’s Merkato

Seattle’s Eritrean & Ethiopian Restaurant and Deli

Bana Ethiopian Restaurant

Casual Ethiopian and Eritrean restaurant

Café Salem

Freshest and delicious Ethiopian dining experience

Central Cafe

Eco-conscious cafe committed to urbanism

Drae's Lake Route

Rainier Beach neighborhood restaurant serving comfort food

Fat’s Chicken and Waffles

Southern, New Orleans-influenced restaurant

Angel City Deli

Down home style food with traditional favorites

Café Avole

An Ethiopian roaster and cafe with a blend of coffee and culture

Café Soleil

American Breakfasts and Ethiopian dinners in Madrona


A space where spirits, food, and culture collide

Emerald City Fish and Chips

Southern recipes with a Northwest twist


Modern American fare with southern and French influences

Heaven Sent Fried Chicken

Oprah's favorite fried chicken in town

Jones Barbeque

Great selection of BBQ made with best ingredients

King Philly Cheesesteaks

Serving Philly cheesesteaks in Rainier Valley

Island Soul

Family-run restaurant serving Caribbean-inspired Soul Food

Joyce’s Market and Café

Neighborhood bistro and specialty food market

Lil Red Catering

Serving Jamaican and BBQ Soul food

Jebena Cafe

Ethiopian restaurant with community spirit

Juju’s Caribbean Kitchen

Authentic and fresh flavors of the Caribbean

Mama Sambusa Kitchen

Somali street food with famous Sambusa

Jerk Shack

Classic Caribbean food thoughtfully cooked with care


Celebrating rich Southern cuisine and its rich history


Serving up food for the soul nightly with warm hospitality in Seattle
Seattle Made


Traditional Ethiopian cuisines located in the heart of Seattle

Moe Vegan

Moe Vegan Weekends serving affordable delicious vegan cuisine


Serving authentic Latin American & Cuban food in Maple Leaf

Momona Cafe & Restaurant

Serving traditional Eritrean dishes

Moyo Kitchen

Authentic East African food at the Spice Bridge Food Hall

Osteria La Spiga

Neighborhood spot with authentic cuisine from Italy

Pam’s Kitchen

Caribbean food made with love and the flavors of Trinidad
Seattle Made

Peyrassol Cafe at Southport

Simple, rustic food with familiar flavors

Plum Bistro 

New American Vegan Dining in Seattle's Capitol Hill.

Queen Sheba Ethiopian Restaurant

Family owned in the heart of Capitol Hill

Safari Njema

Joy of food expressed through Kenyan Cuisine

Salare Restaurant

Celebrating America’s diverse culture of food

Simply Soulful Cafe

Serving signature Sweet Potato Pies
Seattle Made


Serving soulful Southern comfort food in the heart of Fremont

Soulful Dishes

Soulful comfort dishes, seafood, and daily specials

Taste of Congo

Authentic Congolese cuisine at Spice Bridge Food Hall

Taste of the Caribbean

Delicious fusion of Jamaican & Caribbean cuisines

The Barbeque Pit

Traditional BBQ menu with unique flavors

The Comfort Zone

Home-style foods with southern hospitality

The Original Philly’s

The best Philly cheesesteaks in town!

The Station

More than just a coffee shop, it's a gathering place for all

Tougo Coffee

Neighborhood cafe and bakery featuring best roasters

WUHA Ethiopian-American Cuisine

Ethiopian cuisine at Spice Bridge

Where Ya At Matt

Food truck bringing New Orleans soul food to Seattle

Zagol Ethiopian Restaurant

Celebrate unique Ethiopian food culture

Zobel Ethiopian Food

Modern interpretation of classic dishes




Memorial and Social Justice Funds – Fairly comprehensive list compiled by KEXP staff includes memorial, anti- police brutality, and Seattle based funds. 

  • Everybody’s Gotta Eat – Community Meal Program serving free food Thursdays and Saturdays 2-6 pm. From That Brown Girl Cooks!

  • Feed the People – Community Kitchen by Chef Tarik Abdullah, typically open Thursday through Saturday 1-6 pm, including vegan meals on Fridays. Check their instagram for latest information, read more about them from Seattle Eater and King5.

  • Plant-Based Food Share – An organization that focuses on giving families and individuals healthy food—specifically plant-based foods—they need during these times of uncertainty. Delivering to Seattle on Sunday and Monday and Federal Way on Friday. Donate here or Venmo chefariella (foodshareseattle)! 

  • Seattle BIPOC Organic – Supporting a variety of BIPOC organic food projects, including the above Plant Based Food Share, BIPOC farming in Seattle, and more. 

  • Ujamaa Food Circle – Collaboration between Black Star Farmers and Seattle BIPOC Organic to help  BIPOC families achieve food sovereignty by providing monthly healthy organic food boxes that nourish and educate, while honoring the foods of their ancestors.

  • Gathering Roots Retreat & Wellness Center – They say it best themselves, “…a Black led, Indigenous and POC centered wellness collective working to heal intergenerational trauma and provide place and space for JOYful growth! Through community wellness/activist teachers and sharing space with our farm, we intend to cultivate food and cultural sovereignty. ” Currently offering online events here.


  • Digital Undivided’s The Do You Fund: Up to $500 micro-investments to help Black and Latinx women entrepreneurs stay competitive during the pandemic. 
  • Natural Investments – A list of where to give, invest, bank, and more to help support Black economic liberation. From Natural Investments, socially responsible investment firm. 


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