A Foodie’s Guide to the Best Black-Owned Restaurants in NYC & Long Island

As a (black) foodie, I believe it’s important to support black businesses. However, just so you know, I’m not one of those people that will support black businesses “just because”. Every restaurant on this list, is here not only because they are black owned, but also because the restaurant offered something that made it worthy to be on my foodie list.

My journey through the Best Black Owned Restaurants in NYC & Long Island is ongoing and started when I moved to NYC from Chicago almost  11 years ago. As such, this post will continuously be updated as I visit more places. Anyways, for now…… eat up and enjoy!

-Ash Renee

*Please note: This post was originally published on or about July 21, 2015 and has been updated throughout the years

Ash Renee

Ash Renee, is an NYC Real Estate/Business Lawyer, Consultant, and Blogger. A New York transplant for the last 10 years, Ash loves exploring the NYC restaurants, fashion, and the black professional social scene. Ash was born and raised in Chicago.

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    thanks Ash! I’ve been looking to find black owned restaurants or restaurants with black executive chefs and haven’t come across anything until now – this is super helpful when looking to support black business.

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