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Top Black-owned Brunches That You Can Not Skip!

Top Black-owned Brunches That You Can Not Skip!

Wake up in the late morning and you don’t know what you should eat. So let me introduce some Black-owned brunches and restaurants that offer you a combination of breakast and lunch! They won’t disappoint you at every first bite.

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Yo Mama’s Restaurant

🌮 2328 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL, 35203

Home cooked meals made fresh to order! Sauces, entrees, sides and desserts are made from scratch! Saturday brunch every 2nd & last Saturday each month 9-1pm.

Yo Mama



🌮 4279 1/2 Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008

Swift was created with the help of a nutritionist to provide healthy options in a community where health issues are a growing concern. They strive to show people that you can get in shape and eat tasty food that is good for you too!

The Nest- A Breakfast Joint

🌮 9260 Alondra Blvd. Bellflower, CA 90706

The Nest have many incredible breakfasts that could make you mouthwatering.

Rusty Pot Cafè & Store

🌮 California

Rusty Pot Café offers a unique customer experience and comfortable dining environment. They are dedicated to bringing freshly made, quality organic fare to the neighborhood. Their unique menu will be sure to satisfy any palate. They only use the best ingredients, and their service is exceptional with a wonderful atmosphere to match. Their chicken and waffles are among their customer’s and they serve breakfast all day long.


Jackson’s Soul Food

🌮 950 NW 3rd Avenue Miami, FL 33136

🌮 14511 NW27th Avenue Opa Locka, FL 33054

Since 1946, Jessie and Demas Jackson birthed what had become a multi-faceted legacy. The Jacksons established Mama’s Café, a comfort style soul food restaurant that thrived in the Overtown community and served as a foundation for a lineage of first-class establishments.

Indeed, the Jacksons raised all 12 of their children with the same core business values promoting quality food, a refreshing jazz style ambience and great customer service. The apple does not fall far from the generational tree.



Breakfast at Barney’s

🌮 349 Decatur Street SE Atlanta, GA 30312

Breakfast at Barneys, Atlanta's premier breakfast/brunch eatery. Serving decadent comfort food in a highly designed and stylish atmosphere, that is at the same time welcoming. With great vibes, music, food, drinks and the very best service in the city; Breakfast At Barneys is committed to being a staple in the community, the culture and the city of Atlanta.

Farmed Kitchen and Bar

🌮 1927 Lakeside Pkwy, STE FK01 Tucker, GA, US 30084

Farmed Kitchen and Bar is a modern American restaurant located in Tucker, GA. Farmed offers a simplistic approach to modern cooking with their wide range of fresh food styles and custom beverages. Guests can expect a first-class dining experience, that places you in the heart of the operation. Their farm-to-table food spans from their brunch, lunch, and dinner menus to their signature chef's table by culinary Olympian and certified master chef: Chef Shular. Customers can enjoy our farm-to-table food at your office or private event with their catering services. At Farmed they support local food suppliers and farmers by selecting the freshest product directly from each farm.

Old Lady Gang

🌮 3650 Marketplace Blvd East Point, GA 30344

🌮 177 Peters St SW Atlanta, GA 30313

🌮 1 State Farm Dr Atlanta, GA 30303

The Old Lady Gang (OLG) was conceptualized in 2016, when husband and wife team, New York City native Todd Tucker & Atlanta, Georgia native Kandi Burruss-Tucker had the great idea of sharing some of the delicious down home Southern recipes.

Virgil’s Gullah Kitchen & Bar

🌮 3721 Main Street College Park, GA, US 30337

All of the dishes are inspired by Virgil's own Family Recipes and are thoughtfully prepared with pride. They are most known for their delectable rice dishes, which was passed down from their ancestors who were brought from rice-producing Sierra Leone and surrounding countries.

Virgil's was created to provide a space to enjoy great food, amazing service, and an abundance of love, while helping to preserve the Gullah Geechee Culture.


Le Crepe Café  

🌮 2752 Woodlawn Dr Honolulu, HI 96822 

Owner, Soufiane Bouharkat, grew up in Paris and opened his first cafe there. Later moving to Oahu, he opened Le Crepe Cafe in 2009. He creates a bright and enthusiastic ohana environment for everyone to experience and strives daily to provide his guests with fresh, natural ingredients that not only taste good, but makes you feel great as well. 

Batter & Berries

🌮 2748 N Lincoln Ave Chicago, IL, US 60614

"Batter & Berries is the epitome of fresh offering enticing meals with contemporary twists."

Their mission is to provide a comfortable setting for friends and family or those just looking for a phenomenal meal that puts a twirl on your traditional breakfast and lunch outing. You can expect everything fresh at Batter & Berries, including homemade baked pastries.

Chicago Chicken and Waffles

🌮 543 Madison St Oak Park, IL, US 60302

Chicago's Home for Chicken and Waffles in Oak Park!

Sweet Maple Cafe Chicago

🌮 1339 W Taylor St Chicago, IL, US 60607

Sweet Maple Cafe opened in 1999 and has been serving up that authentic "taste of home" you love ever since. They do things the old fashioned way, your food is made from scratch and made to order every time. Visit them to try it for yourself!


The Munch Factory

🌮 6514 Congress Dr New Orleans, LA 70126

Backatown Coffee 

🌮 301 Basin St Ste 1 New Orleans, LA 70112

How much do you love brunch? At Backatown Coffee, their breakfast and brunch is super delicious. Having a nice breakfast with a cup of coffee brings you a full energy in the morning. They also serve sandwhiches, salads and baked goods that are all tasty. Come to Backatown Coffee to enjoy it.


Darryl’s Corner Bar

🌮 604 Columbus Avenue Boston, MA

When you are looking for soul, spice and all that jazz, just look around the corner.

Darryl’s Corner Bar & Kitchen serves up great southern and comfort food and signature cocktails with a side of the best jazz in Boston.

Tuesday through Sunday, you will find a menu full of big Southern flavor, cocktails full of sublime combinations, and sounds full of rhythm and soul.


PeachTree Cafeteria

🌮 6800 Eastwood Trafficway, Kansas City, MO

🌮 2128 E 12th St, Kansas City, MO

The food, ambiance, and customer service of the Buffet soon became legendary for traditional Soul food Restaurants." Doing things different, better, and the right way", was always a goal at the Peachtree, proclaim Mrs. Willis. With the success of the Peachtree Buffet,

Vera and Lavell expanded the Peachtree to include a cafeteria-style, sit-down restaurant in the Historic Gates BBQ plaza in July of 2014. Along with traditional Southern Cuisine, the menu was expanded to include seafood and hand-carved steak.





The Sassy Biscuit Co.

🌮 115 North 29th Street Billings, MT 59101

🌮 104 Washington St. Ste. 100 Dover, NH 03820

The Sassy Biscuit Company believes in the magnificence of the biscuit. The simplicity of creating tastes, both savory and sweet, plays out in our menu, their dishes offer a simple twist of innovation and a bit of elevation. The bruncherie, which is Southern-inspired, is centered on our special recipe and unique technique for our biscuits, waffles and pancakes.


Zenaida's Cafe 

🌮 3430 E Tropicana Ave Ste 32 Las Vegas, NV 89121 

At Zenaida's Café, our number one goal is excellent Customer Service. Our Chef and Management team have over 80 + years of combined experience in the Food & Beverage industry. Zenaida's serves American Cuisine with a fine dining twist. We pride ourselves on using the freshest ingredients, offering daily house made specials, soups and vegetarian/vegan friendly meals. Our portion sizes are very large and can be shared. Come try our house made cinnamon rolls which can easily be shared with three guests!

New York

The Edge Restaurant

🌮 101 Edgecombe Ave New York, NY, US 10030

The Edge Harlem is all about a shared experience – Juliet, a graduate of the Natural Gourmet Institute has over 15 years’ experience in the culinary arts, while Justine, who comes with a background in real estate, fashion, and music curates the ambience and the décor, while also managing the world music sound that keep patrons curious and entertained.

Peaches Restaurant

🌮 393 Lewis Ave Brooklyn, NY, US 11233

Peaches is a classic New York neighborhood restaurant created by BCRG. The restaurant takes its culinary cues from the timeless dishes and preparations of the American south where Marietta Cade, also known as Peaches, was born, and raised.

North Carolina

True Flavors Diner

🌮 5410 NC Highway 55 Ste AJ Durham, NC, US 27713

Located in Durham, North Carolina, True Flavors proudly serves NC natives and its visitor’s upscale yet familiar diner classics daily. Their southern American favorites, gracious hospitality and relaxed atmosphere come together seamlessly for early morning breakfast, weekday lunch and Saturday brunch.

Dame's Chicken and Waffles

🌮 530 Foster Street Durham, NC, US 27701

🌮 823 Bass Pro Lane Cary, NC 27513

🌮 301 Martin Luther King Jr Drive Greensboro, NC 27406

🌮 147 E Franklin St Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Dame’s pairings are world-class, comfort food combinations meant to fulfill your appetite’s and heart’s desires. From “first-timers” to “barnyard veterans”, Dame’s “Almost” World Famous Chicken & Waffle inspirations are truly palette pleasing pairings that offer something special for all comers. They hope you enjoy every morsel.


Creole Kitchen

🌮 1052B Mount Vernon Ave. Columbus, OH 43203

At Chef Butcher's Creole Kitchen, founder Henry Butcher and his family team believe that true success is about more than growing their culinary portfolio and business aspirations. They truly believe in giving back to the community and devote countless hours each year to charitable causes that benefit diverse populations. This includes serving meals to the homeless, sponsoring church events and nonprofit organizations. Creole Kitchen is committed to improving the community and making Columbus and central Ohio a better place to work and live.

Lifestyle Cafe

🌮 891 Oak St, Columbus, OH 43205

Lifestyle Cafe was started by Shanna Chef Bae Dean with the mission of bringing uncompromised flavor to those trying to lead a cleaner Lifestyle.  Our goal is to eventually be completely farm to table at an affordable price.  In the meantime, we try to offer organic when possible, never GMO, mostly soy free and off course 100% plantbased lunch and brunch food.

The Royce

🌮 8791 Lyra Dr, Columbus, OH 43240

Walter Carpenter opened The Royce in 2020, naming the restaurant after his wife, Royce Carpenter. Walter has made it his mission to create an atmosphere of serenity and love so that you feel right at home the moment you step inside the restaurant.

Hen Quarter

🌮 Central Ohio

Hen Quarter is THE destination for sophisticated southern cuisine in Central Ohio. Located at Bridge Park in Dublin, Hen Quarter breaks from construct to redefine expectations of southern dining, encouraging all of our guests to come as they are and stay as long as they like.

They've curated some of our favorite foods, flavors, and preparation styles to create thoughtful dishes, handcrafted cocktails, and extensive bourbon and wine lists. They then blend those offerings with modern decor, Neo Soul sound, and superior service to create the HQ vibe, transporting their guests on an experiential journey through the South from the comfort of their upscale modern lounge.


Mo’ Better Brews 

🌮 1201 Southmore Blvd, Houston, TX 77004 

Mo' Better Brews is a Vegan Breakfast Restaurant from the creators of Houston Sauce Co., Courtney and Chasitie Lindsay in partnership with DJ and Ethnomusicologist, Flash G. Parks. Serving up a unique Vegan experience with vinyl vibes like no other. Along with breakfast, a lot of coffee, beverages and mimosas are promising which can make your day.

Bar 5015

🌮 5015 Almeda Rd Houston, TX 77004

Bar 5015 is owned by Steve Rodgers who create great food, delicious drink and amazing atmostphere. They offer all-day menu with special brunch and weekly steak nights. Try them now!


🌮 5512 La Branch St Houston, Texas 77004

Lucille’s is owned by Ben and Chris Williams, who have decided to continue the legacy began by their Great-Grandmother, Lucille Bishop Smith. Together, they offer Lucille’s to the Museum District as culinary art curators of a cozy, welcoming environment and a progressive cuisine. They deliver the culinary art history of Southern cooking, and progress our palettes with infusions of European gourmet techniques.

The Breakfast Klub

🌮 3711 Travis St, Houston, TX 77002

As a family-owned company, they promise to always provide quality products and a great customer experience with a friendly smile… every time they see you. It’s very important that everyone on the team shares the same level of kommitment, dedikation and enthusiasm to keep the kustomers’ needs first, from the moment they get in line until they bid them farewell. Hungry Houstonians and city visitors line up to savor the flavor of southern specialties like “Katfish & Grits”, “Wings&Waffles”, and buttery biskits to rival anyone’s grandma. People often ask us what makes customers willing to stand in line at the breakfast klub, and they say, “It’s not a line, it’s fellowship! They make sure the experience at the breakfast klub is worth the wait!


The Southern V

🌮 1200 Buchanan Street Nashville, TN 37208

Transitioning towards a Vegan lifestyle was fairly easy for our family given the dairy intolerance and more severe allergies that our youngest daughter experienced. However there were limited options for Vegan sweets, and a meal without dessert is just cruel right? Thus, The Southern V was born!

Here at The Southern V, they are proud to bring you an exclusive Vegan selection of treats that will satisfy even the most carnivorous creature! They have dedicated a lot of time mastering our craft and are confident that you will taste the authenticity. People are amazed that so much flavor can come from treats that are free of dairy, eggs, nuts, soy, artificial coloring or flavors, and animal-derived products! They use premium products and source local farmer's (when available) for a more natural experience for your taste buds.

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During weekend, you might need some more sleep and then forget about your breakfast. You should definitely try brunch instead to fill up your stomach with yummy food! Find a Black-owned restaurant nearby your house and experience now!

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