Chicago’s Best Black-Owned Restaurants With Mouth-Watering Cuisine

There’s nothing better than a homecooked meal that tastes better than your actual homecooked meal. In Chicago, the city’s full with Black-Owned Restaurants, giving you good eating that pleases the soul.

So whether you’re in town or looking for a new favorite restaurant, here are some of the best black-owned restaurants in Chicago.


Batter and Berries

Batter & Berries
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2748 North Lincoln Avenue, Lincoln Park

Batter and Berries is for those looking for an awesomely sweet time. The restaurant prides on hardy breakfast plates, and everything sweet and sugary. Why the most cherished item on their menu is the French Toast Flight, and really there’s really no words to express its indulgence.


Chicago’s Home of Chicken & Waffle

Chicago's Chicken & Waffle
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3947 South King Drive

Succeeding in being the pillar of contemporary southern dishes, Chicago’s Chicken & Waffles also has a beautiful decor that makes dining in a pleasant experience. Kind hospitality and good ole Chicken & Waffles are what keeps this Southside gem a favorite.


Flavor’s Southern Cooking

Flavors Southern Cooking
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5721 West Division Street

Flavor’s Southern Cooking is serving up some serious flavor while keeping it wholesome. In the heart of Near West Chicago, the restaurant is keen on not only feeding you delicious southern cooking but healthy food for the soul as well. Created with only fresh and organic foods, this contemporary soul-food eatery is the best of both worlds.


Jamaica Jerk

Jamaica Jerk
Photo Credit: Jamaica Jerk facebook

3357 Dempster Street

For the best jerk chicken in Chicago, head over to Jamaica Jerk. The restaurant has a plethora of authentic Jamaican and Carribean cuisine, with a tropical ambiance that adds to its aesthetic.


Luella’s Southern Kitchen

Photo Credit: Luella’s Southern Cooking Instagram

4609 N Lincoln Avenue

You can tell by the logo that Luella’s Southern Cooking has some good, homestyle foods. Serving up classic southern dishes, the restaurants uphold Luella’s legacy, the great grandmother of current owner and chef, Darnell Reed. Not only is the food irresistible, but it’s also appealing to the eye, making you want to snap a pic for the gram before diving in.


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