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50 Black-Owned Businesses and Restaurants In San Francisco

By San Francisco Bucket List

Here are some local SF black-owned businesses you can support right now. ❤️


Published June 05, 2020

See below for 50 Black-owned businesses and restaurants throughout the SF area to support today, tomorrow, next week, month, and beyond. 

Bayview District

 
 
 
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Auntie April’s
Bayview
Large servings of fried chicken & waffles & other soul-food staples fuel this local family-run spot.
Where: 4618 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94124
For more information.

Big H BBQ
Bayview
2-person ($65) and 4-person ($130), and omnivore and plant-forward box options available (see below for full menu). Custom requests and delivery are not available. 
Offering: Takeout
Where: 4101 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94124
For more information.

Cafe Envy
Bayview
It's a perfect space, with jazz playing in the background, art on the walls, and mini lounge areas in the front and back.
Where: 1701 Yosemite Ave, San Francisco, CA 94124
For more information.

Frisco Fried
Bayview
Casual, family-owned soul food restaurant specializing in fried chicken, seafood & burger dogs.
Offering: Takeout, Delivery
Where: 5176 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94124
For more information.

Let's Eat BBQ
Bayview
All-you-can-eat Korean BBQ, plus soju & imported beers in a roomy, modern space with table grills.
Where: 307 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016
For more information.

Radio Africa Kitchen
Bayview
Market-fresh Ethiopian & American dishes are served with beer & wine in a cheery, modern space.
Offering: Takeout
Where: 4800 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94124
For more information.

Soul Bowl'z
Bayview
If you see them run to them. Best soul food I have ever eaten.“
Where: Food truck, call ahead - (510) 821-3773.
For more information. 

Yes Pudding
Bayview
Creating Everything Pudding!
Offering: Takeout, delivery
Where: 5273 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94124 (available at Grata Wines)
Contact via IG - @yespudding
For more information.

Yvonne's Southern Sweets
Bayview
Offerings include other specialty desserts such as ol’ school butter cookies, sweet potato pies, peach cobblers, and cakes.
Offering: Takeout
Where: 5128 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94124
For more information.

Downtown 

 
 
 
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Little Skillet
China Basin
Classic chicken & waffles, specialty cocktails & a jazz brunch contribute to this spot's hip vibe.
Offering: Takeout, Delivery
Where: 360 Ritch St, San Francisco, CA 94107
For more information.

Boug Cali
Civic Center
“Bayview's best-kept secret!  BOUG is a pop-up that uses Huli-Huli's space on Saturdays only.   Walking into BOUG felt like we were being transported to New Orleans.  The service was so friendly and the food was delicious!  We were immediately handed a sample of their refreshing strawberry watermelon agua fresca while we were deciding what to order.”
Offering: Takeout, Delivery
Where: 4100 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94124
For more information.

Hazel Southern Bar & Kitchen
Civic Center
Lively eatery & lounge serving Southern food & cocktails in comfy, rec room–style digs.
Offering: Takeout
Where: 1446 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94102
For more information.

Tadu Ethiopian Kitchen
Mission Bay
A vibrant cozy cafe serving traditional Ethiopian entrees.
Offering: Takeout, Delivery @taduethiopian
Where: 484 Ellis St, San Francisco, CA 94102
For more information.

Queen’s Louisiana Po-Boy Cafe
Embarcadero
Cozy counter-serve restaurant serving po' boys, gumbo, chicken platters & Louisiana-brewed beer.
Offering: Takeout
Where:  33 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94133
For more information.

Da' Flora
North Beach
This intimate trattoria lines its walls with eclectic art and offers a changing menu – which always includes handmade focaccia, obviously.
Offering: Takeout, Delivery @daflora_sf
Where: 701 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133
For more information. 

Massawa Restaurant
North Beach
Grab a lowkey Ethiopian and Eritrean meal in this picnic table lined cafe.
Offering: Takeout, Delivery
Where: 532 Green St, San Francisco, CA 94133
For more information.

Local Kitchen
Rincon Hill
This chic American restaurant is known for its wood-fired pizzas and includes an attached wine store.
Offering: Takeout, Delivery @localkitchensf
Where: 330 1st St #1, San Francisco, CA 94105
For more information.

Eko Kitchen
SOMA
This colorful weekday catering spot and weekend dinner venue is known for classic Nigerian comfort food.
Offering: Takeout, Delivery, Catering
Where: 167 11th St, San Francisco, CA 94103 @ekokitchensf
For more information.

Moya
*Temporary closed due to COVID
SOMA
A modern restaurant serving Ethiopian-American dishes along with espresso drinks.
Where: 121 9th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
For more information. 

Sextant Coffee
SOMA
This open, exposed-brick space serves coffee and pastries under bright skylights.
Offering: Takeout, Delivery @sextantcoffee
Where: 1415 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94103
For more information.

Voodoo Love
SOMA
A casual corner spot with outdoor tables, serving up Creole classics and beer.
Offering: Takeout, Delivery @voodoolovesf
Where: 1599 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103
For more information.

International Smoke
South Beach
A global restaurant led by Michael Mina & Ayesha Curry, offering grilled meats and cocktails.
Offering: Takeout, Delivery @internationalsmoke
Where: 301 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105
For more information.

House of Tadu Ethiopian Kitchen
Tenderloin
Order up some Ethiopian centered dishes in this brighty, cozy cafe.
Offering: Takeout, Delivery @taduethiopian
Where: 1130 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94158
For more information. 

ZZoul Cafe
Tenderloin
Wall murals line this casual spot with a menu of Sudanese and Middle Eastern dishes.
Offering: Takeout, Delivery @zzoulcafesf
Where: 295 Eddy St, San Francisco, CA 94102
For more information.

Contrology Pilates
Mission
"Ideally, our muscles should obey our will. Reasonably, our will should not be dominated by the reflex actions of our muscles."             
Where: 351 Shotwell St, San Francisco, CA 94110
For more information.

ReLove Shop
Nob Hill
Stylish shop showcasing a curated selection of on-trend new & used clothes for men & women.
Where: 1815 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109
For more information.

Roots Plant Store
Mission
Variety of unusual indoor plants & terrariums offered by a knowledgeable staff in a row-house shop.
Where: 425 S Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94103
For more information.

South San Francisco

 
 
 
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Ungrafted
Dogpatch
Industrial-chic wine bar & bottle shop with New American eats & a family-friendly neighborhood vibe.
Offering: Takeout
Where: 2419 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94107
For more information.

Flavas Jamaican Grill
South San Francisco
Jamaican standards like jerk chicken & oxtail are served at this compact, unassuming restaurant.
Offering: Takeout, Delivery
Where: 314 Linden Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080
For more information.

Excelsior Coffee
Excelsior
Petite neighborhood coffeehouse with an industrial edge that presents coffee & baked goods by day.
Offering: Takeout
Where: 4495 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94112
For more information.

Haight–Fillmore 

 
 
 
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Folklores Coffee Roasters
Fillmore
Relaxed cafe serving coffee drinks made with single-origin beans, plus sandwiches & light eats.
Offering: Takeout
Where: 1035 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115
For more information.

Miyako Old-Fashioned Ice Cream
Fillmore
Snug ice cream & sweet shop offering candy, frozen treats & sandwiches in an old-timey ambiance.
Offering: Takeout
Where: 1470 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115
For more information.

Sheba Piano Lounge
Fillmore
Intimate, living room-like jazz lounge featuring live music, specialty cocktails & Ethiopian eats.
Offering: Takeout, Delivery
Where: 1419 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115
For more information.

Axum Cafe
Lower Haight
Ethiopian restaurant dishing out East African staples & veggie options in a casual, colorful space.
Offering: Takeout, Delivery
Where: 698 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117
For more information.

Cafe International
Lower Haight
Laid-back hangout for cafe eats during the day that also stages jazz music & open-mike nights.
Offering: Takeout
Where: 508 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117
For more information

Two Jacks Nik’s Place
Lower Haight
Serving up delicious southern comfort food. Come for the fresh seafood, stay for the open-mike nights.
Offering: Takeout, Delivery
Where: 401 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117
For more information. 

Club Waziema
Nopa
This casual Ethiopian spot offers traditional dishes to eat with your hands in a laid-back bar space.
Where543 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117
For more information.

Oasis Cafe
Nopa
Comfy coffee shop with free WiFi and Ethiopian dishes and breakfast sandwiches lining the menu.
Where: 901 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94115
Offering: Takeout
For more information.

Burke and Black
Nopa
Burke & Black creates custom cheese and grazing tables, boards, and boxes for your events, parties or gatherings.
Where: 1145 Hayes St #12, San Francisco, CA 94117
For more information.

Sunset District 

 
 
 
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New Eritrea Restaurant
Inner Sunset
Offering: Takeout, Delivery
Where:  1419 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115
For more information.

Sunset Cantina
Outer Sunset
Grab Mexican bites and mezcal delights in this bright artwork and plant-filled space.
Offering: Takeout @sunsetcantinasf
Where: 3414 Judah St, San Francisco, CA 94122
For more information.

Mission

 
 
 
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Anthony's Cookies
Mission
A snug shop offering a variety of homemade & seasonal cookies plus cream-top milk.
Offering: Takeout @anthonyscookies
Where: 1417 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110
For more information.

Cafe Ethiopia
Mission
Get the gang together for some family-style traditional Ethiopian cuisine – with injera bread, eaten without utensils.
Offering: Takeout
Where: 878 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110
For more information.

Little Baobab
Mission
Offering Senegalese food, exotic cocktails, and a fun mini dance floor.
Offering: Takeout, Delivery @bissapbaobab
Where: 3386 19th St, San Francisco, CA 94110
For more information.

Mission Bowling Club
Mission
This retro bowling alley offers 6 lanes, a full bar, and an attached restaurant.
Offering: Takeout @missionbowlingclub
Where: 3176 17th St, San Francisco, CA 94110
For more information.

Peaches Patties
Mission
A Jamaican kitchen and catering company offering a variety of fresh homemade Jamaican patties and other popular Jamaican dishes.
Offering: Takeout, Catering @peachespatties
Where: 2948 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94110
For more information.

Teranga
Mission
Teranga uses the baobab superfood and other spices as the base for its prepared meals, snacks, drinks, shots, and popsicles.
Offering: Delivery @terangalife
Where:  2948 Folsom St #4028, San Francisco, CA 94110
For more information. 

Gourmonade
Mission
Luxury lemonade, made by hand. The perfect summer refreshment.
Offering: Takeout @gourmonade
Where: 899 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110
For more information.

Richmond District

 
 
 
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Bella Trattoria
Richmond
Their housemade pasta are among an inventory of Italian classics served at this warm neighborhood trattoria.
Offering: Takeout, Delivery @bellatrattoria
Where: 3854 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118
For more information. 
Fundraiser: https://www.gofundme.com/f/bella-trattoria-fundraising-for-payroll-amp-rent

Osteria Bella
Richmond
A true Vermouth bar. Sample their house-made Vermouths as well as artisanal crafted Vermouths.
Offering: Takeout, Delivery @osteriabella
Where: 3848 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118
For more information.
Fundraiser: https://www.gofundme.com/f/bella-trattoria-fundraising-for-payroll-amp-rent

Taqueria Los Mayas
Richmond
A chill and colorful Mexican and Yucatecan spot known for a classic seasonal and local menu.
Offering: Takeout, Delivery @yucataninsf
Where: 331 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118
For more information.

Tastebuds
Richmond
Gather, meet, work, eat, and drink at this all-day cafe with great food, energy, and music.
Offering: Takeout, Delivery @tastebuds.sf
Where: 600 5th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94118
For more information.

North 

 
 
 
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Brown Estate
Napa
Best known as one of that region's most well-regarded zinfandel producers. In addition to Zinfandel, Brown Estate produces cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay, and petite Sirah.
Offering: Takeout, wine shipping
Where1005 Coombs St, Napa, CA 94559
For more information.

Corner 103 Winery 
Sonoma
The concept is simple, celebrate our local bounty by making elegant/award-winning wines, sharing delicious food prepared by local partners, and creating a warm and welcoming space.
Offering: Takeout, Shipping
Where: 103 W Napa St, Sonoma, CA 95476
For more information. 


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