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Celebrate Black-owned restaurants in Boston and beyond

Here are more than 100 places to visit for juices and jerk chicken, roti and raw bar, and so much more.

From left to right, top to bottom: Anthony Caldwell, owner and executive chef at 50Kitchen, Kyisha Davenport, bar director at Union Square's Tan‡m, Jamaica Mi Hungry restaurant owner Ernie Campbell and his daughter Amina, Larry Jimerson owns Larry J's BBQ Cafe and Jahriffe Mackenzie and Nahdra Ra-Kiros of Oasis Vegan Veggie Parlor.Boston Globe photos

This month, we celebrate Juneteenth. The Boston Black Hospitality Coalition has named June Boston Black Restaurant Month. Roxbury Restaurant Week takes place June 13-19. And Black Restaurant Week Northeast runs through June 13. All signs point to June as a time to glory in the excellence of Black-owned businesses serving up food and drink. Here are more than 100 Boston-area establishments to visit for jollof rice, pizza, roti, soul food, vegan fare, and more.


Rock City Pizza

Anthony Caldwell, owner and executive chef at 50Kitchen.Blake Nissen/for the Boston Globe/file



Antonio’s Pizzeria

Auntie Vie’s Restaurant & Bakery

Bon Appetit Restaurant


Bred Gourmet


Clarke’s Cakes & Cookies

Country Kitchen

Down Home Delivery

Family Affair

Irie Jamaican Style Restaurant

Island Style Jamaican Restaurant

JP Roti Shop

Levi’s Restaurant and Lounge


Murl’s Kitchen

Natif Natal

Next Step Soul Food Cafe (reopening soon)

Nu Flav Restaurant

Oasis Restaurant

Jahriffe Mackenzie and Nahdra Ra-Kiros of Oasis Vegan Veggie Parlor in Dorchester.Pat Greenhouse/Globe staff/file

Oasis Vegan Veggie Parlor

One Family Diner

The Pearl

Ripple Cafe

Singh’s Roti Shop

Taste of Eden

Vaughan Fish & Chips

Wingz & Tingz


The chicken and waffles at Savvor Restaurant & Lounge.Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff/file


Savvor Restaurant & Lounge

East Boston

Tawakal Halal Cafe

Olrie Roberts creates Asian-Caribbean fusion at Zaz restaurant in Hyde Park.

Hyde Park

D Coal Pot

Farah’s Cafe Restaurant

Little Haiti Cuisine

ZaZ Restaurant

Jamaica Plain

Blue Nile

Ethiopian Cafe

Exodus Bagels

Jamaica Mi Hungry

Jamaica Mi Hungry restaurant owner Ernie Campbell and his daughter Amina.Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff/file


Au Beurre Chaud

Blue Mountain Jamaican Restaurant

Cafe Juice Up

Caribbean Flavors

Divine Merci

Golden Krust

Le Foyer Bakery

Pit Stop Barbecue


Shea Butter Smoothies



R&S Jamaican Restaurant

Takeout spread from Maxine’s on Saint James, clockwise from bottom: mumbo wings with collard greens and red beans and rice; mac n cheese; corn muffin; chicken and waffle po'boy; chicken and waffles; mac n cheese; gumbo.Devra First/Globe staff/file


Ashur Restaurant

Dayib Cafe

District 7 Tavern

Food for the Soul

Fort Hill Bar & Grill

Ideal Sub Shop

Maxine’s on Saint James

Nos Casa Café

Silver Slipper


Suya Joint

Top Mix

Larry Jimerson owns Larry J's BBQ Cafe.Lane Turner/Globe staff/file


Larry J’s BBQ Cafe

South End

Darryl’s Corner Bar & Kitchen

Lucy Ethiopian Cafe

Slade’s Bar & Grill

Wally’s Cafe Jazz Club

A wought iron sax player on the front door of the closed Wally's Cafe Jazz Club on Mass. Ave. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff/file

West Roxbury

Delectable Desires Pastries & Cakes

Noire Chef Bakery

Multiple locations

Ali’s Roti (Mattapan, South End)

Fasika Cafe/Fasika Restaurant (Roxbury, Somerville))

Flames (Brockton, Dorchester, Mattapan, Mission Hill, Providence, Randolph)

Las Vegas Seafood Restaurant/Las Vegas Express (Hyde Park, Mattapan)

MIDA (South End, Newtonville)

Only One Jamaican Restaurant (Brockton, Dorchester, Hyde Park)

P&R Restaurant (Mattapan, Roxbury)

Friends sample the cuisine at Fasika Ethiopian Restaurant during a foodie crawl in Somerville.Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff/file

Greater Boston

Asmara Restaurant

Bistro 781

Brother’s Kafe Kreyol

Bytes at University Park

The Coast Cafe

French Press Bakery & Cafe

Highland Creole Cuisine


La Fábrica Central

Little Crepe Cafe

Neighborhood Kitchen

Oggi Gourmet

Petsi Pies

Pikliz International Kitchen

Rhythm ‘N Wraps

Sunrise Cuisine


Kyisha Davenport poses for a portrait at Tanam in Union Square's Bow Market.Nathan Klima for The Boston Globe/file

Tipping Cow

Pop-ups, food trucks, and online businesses

Comfort Kitchen (Dorchester restaurant coming soon)


Discover Vegans

Fresh Food Generation

Gourmet Kreyol

The Pull-Up

Sweet Teez Bakery

Devra First can be reached at devra.first@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @devrafirst.