On this page, you’ll find a directory of Black-Owned restaurants, ways to donate, and how to learn more.
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23rd Ave Brewery
Afella Jollof Catering
Ahadu Ethiopian Restaurant
Angel City Deli
Ascend Prime Steak & Sushi
Baked From The Hart
Bana Ethiopian Restaurant
Boon Boona Coffee
Black Coffee NW
Campfire Coffee Co
Carolina Smoke BBQ
Catfish Corner Express
Creamy Cone Cafe
Dat Creole Soul
Drae's Lake Route
Emerald City Fish and Chips
Enat Ethiopian Restaurant
Ezell's Famous Chicken
Fat’s Chicken and Waffles
The Fish Box
Footprint Wine Tap
Geni’s Ethiopian Corner
Geo's Cuban Grill
Heaven Sent Fried Chicken
Jackson’s Catfish Corner
Joyce’s Market and Café
Juju’s Caribbean Kitchen
King Philly Cheesesteaks
Lil Red Takeout & Catering
Mama Sambusa Kitchen
Momona Cafe & Restaurant
Nana’s Southern Kitchen
Osteria La Spiga
Peyrassol Cafe at Southport
Poco Wine & Spirits
Queen Sheba Ethiopian Restaurant
Ras Dashen Ethiopian Restaurant
Scoop Du Jour
Simply Soulful Cafe
Taste of Congo
Taste of the Caribbean
The Barbeque Pit
The Comfort Zone
The Lockspot Café
The Original Philly’s
Tres' House of Cheesesteaks
West Seattle Fish House
Where Ya At Matt
WUHA Ethiopian-American Cuisine
Zagol Ethiopian Restaurant
Zobel Ethiopian Food
A Guide to Seattle’s Black-Owned Restaurants – Seattle Met
Running list of Seattle-area Black-owned Restaurants and Coffee Shops – Crowdsourced
How to support Black-owned restaurants in Seattle – The Seattle Times
Black-owned Restaurants open for takeout – The Seattle MET
Ways to Support Black-Owned Restaurants and Other Food Businesses in Seattle – Eater Seattle
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.
- Anti-Racist and Social Justice Resources – From KEXP. Scroll about half way down their page to find readings.
- Anti-Racism Resources for White People – compiled by Alyssa Klein and Sarah Sophie Flicker.
- Anti-Racist Reading List – Ibram X. Kendi for The New York Times.
- A Guide to Resistance Events, Black-Owned Restaurants, and Other Ways to Stand Against Racism in Seattle – By The Stranger, written in August. Although events are outdated, many resources hold up.
- Some Seattle Things to Read and Watch to Better Understand the Protests – The Seattle MET’s list of relevant media.
- An Artist’s Guide to White Privilege – By Coutney Ahn, on Instagram.
- Resources on Environmental Justice, Racism, and Whiteness – Washington Environmental Council provides a list of Washington relevant resources.
- Teaching for Black Lives – a handbook to fight America’s ferocious racism in (virtual or face-to-face) classrooms, featuring educators from Garfield High School and UW Bothell, from The Washington Post
Collective Courage – A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice by Jessica Gordon Nembhard
Efforts for Social Betterment Among Negro Americans by W.E.B. du Bois
The Co-op that Changed the South by David Thompson
How Cooperation Jackson is Transforming the Poorest State in the US by Cat Johnson
Interview: The Deep Roots of African American Cooperative Economics by Mira Luna
Thanks to Central Co-op for this list!
- An Annotated Bibliography on Structural Racism Present in the U.S. Food System– A huge collection of sources on structural racism in the food system with summaries.
- Civil Eats– List from Civil Eats of national organizations working to strengthen food justice, land access, and food access in the Black community
- National Black Food and Justice Alliance (NBFJA)– Advocates for food sovereignty and economic self-determination by organizing people, building institutions, amplifying culture, and more.
- Reparations for Black-Indigenous Famers Map– Includes various Black/Indigenous Farmer led organizations around the country who are calling for reparations, in the form of land, funding, or other resources.
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