Five Black Owned Restaurants In New York City You Should Know


Sylvia’s Restaurant – located at 328 Malcolm X Blvd, in Harlem, New York  Sylvia’s Restaurant has been serving menu favorites like southern fried chicken and grits, corn meal dusted catfish and Bar-B-Que ribs since 1962. Sylvia’s is owned by Sylvia Woods, the “Queen of Soul Food.”

Chocolat Restaurant & Lounge located a t2223 Frederick Douglas Blvd. (120th Street) Harlem, NY 10026 Chocolat isis known for their famous RED VELVET PANCAKES and FRIED CHICKEN along with SHRIMP AND GRITS, CHOCOLAT KISS MARTINI, and CHOCOLAT COVERED STRAWBERRY MARTINI.

Melba’s – located at 300 W 114th St, New York Is owned by Melba Wilson. It is considered the ultimate in comfort food, like catfish strips, Southern crab cakes, and , southern fried chicken. You have to try the “The egg-nog waffles, with strawberry butter

Cheryl’s Global Soul – located at 233 Underhill Avenue in Brooklyn Is owned by Chef Cheryl. serves American (New), Breakfast, Brunch, Burgers, Caribbean, Soul Food and Southern. Brunch served Saturdays and Sundays starting at 10am. First come first served

Red Rooster Harlem – located at 310 Malcolm X Blvd, New York , Red Rooster is owned by Andrew Chapman and Marcus Samuelsson who opened a restaurant that would have a positive impact in their neighborhood of Harlem. Named after an old speakeasy, the restaurant serves delicious soul food (try blackened catfish and grits with a slice of black bottom peanut pie) and music.

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  1. Isn’t Sylvias owned by Japanese now? And Amy Ruths is now owned by a White. Mannas is owned by Koreans.
    Food is still slamming though.😎

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