A compiled list of Black owned restaurants in Memphis featuring specialty shops For Us By Us.  Traditional Black dishes, also known as soul food, as well as gourmet cafes, sushi, italian, pizza, BBQ, cajun, caribbean and other treats from local mom & pop shops.  We feature bakeries with classic treats such as pound cake, pies, banana pudding and more.

Two Vegan Sistas

Two Vegan Sistas

in Vegan, Caterers

We are a 100% vegan restaurant (i.e. strict vegetarian, completely plant based). Our foods are 80% live (i.e. heated below temp of 118). We would love for you to google the benefits of a live vegan foods also known as ‘raw’ vegan foods!


in American/General, Seafood

A Memphian, a transplant from California, and a South African restaurateur, all with a love of great food, came together to pursue a common passion: They believed casual cuisine could be healthy, flavorful and affordable.


in BBQ

Grandma’s Desserts Etc

in Bakeries & Desserts

Family owned and operated Memphis bakery, offering retail and wholesale baked goods. We are a premier name in the baking business. At Grandma’s Desserts, we know what it means to satisfy the customer


My Cup of Tea

in Coffee & Tea, Cafe

Our specialty tea company is a social enterprise and ministry for women in the Orange Mound Community of Memphis, TN.


The Bar-B-Q Shop

in BBQ

We at the Bar-B-Q Shop in Memphis, Tennessee, the barbeque capital of the world, are proud to share our award-winning Dancing Pigs Bar-B-Que Sauce with our many customers.

Blue Nile Ethiopian Kitchen

in Ethiopian


in American/General, Bars

Onix is a full service Restaurant/Bar offering live entertainment over American Cuisine open daily for lunch and dinner.

The HM Dessert Lounge

in Desserts, Bakeries & Desserts, Southern

Memphis’ Only Dessert & Novelty Social Gathering Place The HM Lounge… “Fashionably Sweet”!

Mot & Ed’s

in Soul Food, Southern

Mot and Eds is a family owned southern eatery, we serve all of your soul food favorites with Ms. Edna’s twist special seasoning.

Cupcake Cutie

in Bakeries, Desserts, Bakeries & Desserts

Our cakes are baked fresh daily throughout the day. Yes, We do sell out of cupcakes but we are only a few minutes away from a new batch. And we have a greater later deal…what we don’t sell today, we place on our 1/2 off rack.

The Office @Uptown

in Internet Cafes, Cafe

Located in the Uptown area of Downtown Memphis, The [email protected] offers you an office setting complete with professional equipment for your printing, faxing, scanning needs and more. Computers are available to connect you to the internet, while our


in Soul Food, Southern

Featured on the Food Network(Triple D,Best thing I ever Ate) and the Travel Channel!Alcenia’s is a highly recommended restaurant in the Pinch District, cooking up family tradition.

A&R Bar-B-Que

in BBQ

Andrew & Rose Pollard founded A&R Bar-B-Q in 1983 as a fast food take-out restaurant. Over the years, it grew, providing customers the option of dining-in, as well as catering. When the company first opened, a very small menu provided barbeque

The Bistro Memphis

in American/General, Bistro, Burgers

Nothing tastes better than real home cooking. Whether you order our classic entrees, sides or salads, the great taste of Memphis home cooking is always available here.

The Four Way Soul Food Restaurant

in Soul Food, Caterers

B.B. King’s Blues Club 

in BBQ, American/General, Bars, Southern

This is the original B.B. King’s Blues Club located in Memphis, Tennessee, the home of American blues music, legendary musicians, famous barbecue, historic landmarks and great basketball. With live entertainment every night of the week

Gay Hawk Restaurant

in Soul Food

Guilt Free Pastries

in Bakeries, Bakeries & Desserts


Pink Diva Cupcakery

in Bakeries, Desserts, Bakeries & Desserts, Cafe

“Mocha coffee caramel, strawberry shortcake and raspberry champagne sound like the stuff dreams are made of, and once you try Pink Diva Cupcakery’s treats, you will happily stay in that dream. Pink Diva quickly removes any doubt that vegan desserts..


D’bo’s Wings N More

in American/General

“We need to start a business selling “Buffalo Wings” stated the Boyd’s in 1998 while driving back from visiting Joe and Karen Lewis in Atlanta. I remember as if it was yesterday” stated David. Through our travel, my wife and I have had the pleasure

Alma Jean’s Southern Kookin

in Soul Food, Southern

Jones Bar-B-B-Q Diner

in BBQ, American/General, Southern

“Grilling, broiling, barbecuing – whatever you want to call it – is an art, not just a matter of building a pyre and throwing on a piece of meat as a sacrifice to the gods of the stomach.” James Beard Barbecue is a legend unto itself in the Mississippi


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