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52 Black-Owned Businesses and Restaurants In San Francisco
by San Francisco Bucket List
See below for amazing Black-owned businesses and restaurants throughout the SF area to support today, tomorrow, next week, month, and beyond.
Fluffy battered waffles and freshly fried chicken served in hearty portions.
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 on Auntie April’s.
Homey soul food from a family-owned restaurant, with lemon pepper wings to die for.
Where: 5176 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94124
For more information on Frisco Fried.
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 on Cafe Envy.
Vegan Hood Chef Caterings & Pop Ups
Motivated by a lack of access to healthy foods in black and brown communities, the Vegan Hood Chefs specialize in turning traditional soul food meals into vegan servings.
For more information on the Vegan Hood Chef.
Radio Africa Kitchen
Freshly made african dishes made with seasonal ingredients,served in a colorful modern space.
Where: 4800 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94124
For more information on Radio Africa Kitchen.
Creating everything pudding!
Where: 5273 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94124 (available at Grata Wines)
For more information on Yes Pudding.
Yvonne's Southern Sweets
Offerings include other specialty desserts such as ol’ school butter cookies, sweet potato pies, peach cobblers, and cakes.
Where: 5128 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94124
For more information on Yvonne’s Southern Sweets.
Boug Cali blends California with Creole cuisines. Menu items include po boys, lemonade, smoked gumbo, Baja style tacos, and more!
Where: Entrance is located on 332 Golden Gate in Downtown.
101 Hyde Street, San Francisco, California 94102, United States
For more information on Boug Cali.
Need we say more than themed cocktails and a jazz brunch?
Where: 360 Ritch St, San Francisco, CA 94107
For more information on Little Skillet.
Queen’s Louisiana Po-Boy Cafe
Po boys made with freshly baked french bread, authentic seafood gumbo and beer brewed straight from the Louisiana motherland.
Where: 33 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94133
For more information on Queen’s Louisiana Po-Boy Cafe.
This intimate trattoria lines its walls with eclectic art and offers a changing menu – which always includes handmade focaccia, obviously.
Where: 701 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133
For more information Da’ Flora.
Elegant, New American restaurant serving wood-fire pizzas with international flavors, plus a stellar attached wine store.
Where: 330 1st St #1, San Francisco, CA 94105
For more information on Local Kitchen.
A Nigerian catering service by weekday, and colorful pop up serving comfort food by weekend.
Where: 167 11th St, San Francisco, CA 94103 @ekokitchensf
For more information on Eko Kitchen.
Vegan, Ethiopian-American dishes along with signature espresso drinks.
Where: 121 9th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
This open, exposed-brick space serves coffee and pastries under bright skylights.
Where: 1415 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94103
For more information on Sextant Coffee.
A globally inspired restaurant led by Michael Mina & Ayesha Curry, offering grilled meats and cocktails.
Where: 301 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105
For more information on International Smoke.
House of Tadu Ethiopian Kitchen
Order up some Ethiopian centered dishes in this brighty, cozy cafe.
Where: 1130 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94158
For more information on House of Tadu Ethiopian Kitchen.
Z Zoul Cafe
Wall murals line this casual spot with a menu of Sudanese and Middle Eastern dishes.
Where: 295 Eddy St, San Francisco, CA 94102
For more information on Z Zoul Cafe.
"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 on Contrology Pilates.
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 on ReLove Shop.
Roots Plant Store
An indoor jungle of rare and unusual plant friends to adopt, with a knowledgeable staff to help.
Where: 425 S Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94103
For more information on Roots Plant Store.
Rue Lepic French Restaurant
Dim candlelight, white tablecloths, and fine french food…*swoon.*
Where: 900 Pine St, San Francisco CA 94108
For more information on Rue Lepic French Restaurant.
Miyako Old-Fashioned Ice Cream
This Japantown gem will hit your nostalgia bone with their candy lined walls, but satisfy all your cravings with over 100 ice cream flavors to choose from, including avocado.
Where: 1470 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115
For more information on Miyako Old-Fashioned Ice Cream.
Sheba Jazz Lounge
Grab a seat by the fire in Sheba’s warm, sultry lounge, and listen to live piano with your classic Ethiopian dishes.
Where: 1419 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115
For more information on Sheba Jazz Lounge.
The down to earth East African restaurant will serve your hearty platers of vegetables, chicken, beef, lamb and fish—all with delicious Ethiopian spices and ingredients.
Where: 698 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117
For more information on Axum Cafe.
A beautiful, book and wifi friendly cafe, with an original bohemian vibe, occasional live music, and constant great coffee and sandwiches. Offering: Takeout
Where: 508 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117
For more information on Cafe International.
Two Jacks Nik’s Place
Serving up delicious southern comfort food. Come for the fresh seafood, stay for the open-mic nights.
Where: 401 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117
For more information on Two Jacks Nik’s Place.
All you can eat Ethiopian veggie platters, along with an impressive beer tap and lively bar.
Where: 543 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117
For more information on Club Waziema.
Comfy drip coffee shop, with free WiFi and Ethiopian dishes (and breakfast sandwiches) lining the menu.
Where: 901 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94115
For more information on Oasis Cafe.
Burke and Black
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 on Burke and Black.
Cha Cha Cha
The aptly named restaurant is a Caribbean party—with delicious Sangria and shareable plates.
Where: 1801 Haight St, San Francisco 94117
For more information on Cha Cha Cha.
New Eritrea Restaurant
Whether for drinks at their spacious bar or for delicious spicy beef, lamb and garlic butter on fluffy injera bread—you are covered at New Eritrea.
Where: 1419 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115
For more information on New Eritrea.
Grab Mexican bites and mezcal delights in this bright artwork and plant-filled space.
Where: 3414 Judah St, San Francisco, CA 94122
For more information on Sunset Cantina.
Rize Up Bakery
Born from the social injustice of 2020: Rize Up founder Azikiwee Anderson inspires young black bakers to think outside the box. One loaf of beautiful, organic, high quality bread at a time.
Deliveries available to the entire Bay Area.
For more information on Rize Up.
A snug shop offering a variety of homemade and seasonal cookies plus cream-top milk.
Where: 1417 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110
For more information on Anthony’s Cookies.
Get the gang together for some family-style traditional Ethiopian cuisine – with injera bread, eaten without utensils.
Where: 878 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110
For more information on Cafe Ethiopia.
Offering Senegalese food, exotic cocktails, and a fun mini dance floor.
Where: 3386 19th St, San Francisco, CA 94110
For more information on Little Baobab.
Mission Bowling Club
Stunning meets retro at the Mission Bowling Club, which can offer you 6 lanes, plus an upscale comfort food restaurant and cocktail menu.
Where: 3176 17th St, San Francisco, CA 94110
For more information Mission Bowling Club.
A Jamaican kitchen and catering company offering a variety of fresh homemade Jamaican patties and other popular Jamaican dishes.
Where: 2948 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94110
For more information on Peaches Patties.
Teranga uses the baobab superfood and other spices as the base for its prepared meals, snacks, drinks, shots, and popsicles.
Where: 2948 Folsom St #4028, San Francisco, CA 94110
For more information on Teranga.
Luxury lemonade, made by hand. The perfect summer refreshment.
Where: 899 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110
For more information on Gourmonade.
Man vs. Fries
Pop up food truck focused on delicious variations of fries! In 3 locations across the city.
- The Mission | Open Wed-Mon 11AM until sold out* delivery + takeout only available through delivery partners. 3115 Mission St. San Francisco, CA 94110
- Spark Social | Open Everyday 11AM until sold out* takeout only available through delivery partners. Chrome food truck located on the lawn. 601 Mission Bay Boulevard North San Francisco, CA 94158
- North Beach / FIDI | Open Wed-Mon 11AM until sold out* delivery + takeout only available through delivery partners. 768 Sansome St. San Francisco, CA 94111
For more information on Man vs. Fries.
Their housemade pasta is among an inventory of Italian classics served at this warm neighborhood trattoria.
Where: 3854 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118
For more information on Bella Trattoria.
Located Within Bella Trattoria, Osteria Bella is a true Vermouth bar. Sample their house-made as well as artisanal crafted Vermouths.
Where: 3848 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118
For more information on Osteria Bella.
Taqueria Los Mayas
A chill and colorful Mexican and Yucatecan spot known for a classic seasonal and local menu.
Where: 331 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118
For more information on Taqueria Los Mayas.
A soul food inspired cafe, focused on a welcoming community vibe, with plenty of classic American fare like burgers and tuna sandwiches too.
Where: 600 5th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94118
For more information on Tastebuds.
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.
Where: 1005 Coombs St, Napa, CA 94559
For more information on Brown Estate.
Corner 103 Winery
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.
Where: 103 W Napa St, Sonoma, CA 95476
For more information on Corner 103.
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO
Wine-focused New American eatery, in a gorgeous and industrial chic space.
Where: 2419 3rd St, San Francisco 94112
For more information on Ungrafted.
Flavas Jamaican Grill
A small but mighty (read: delicious) Jamaican spot.
Where: 314 Linden Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080
For more information on Flavas Jamaican Grill.
The cozy neighborhood coffee gem serves excellent, locally roasted Cento Coffee and an inventive baked goods lineup.
Where: 4495 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94112