12 Hearty Bites at Black Owned Restaurants in Los Angeles

"Stick with love... hate is too big a burden to bear." - Martin Luther King Jr.

In an effort to drive welfare to minority communities, particularly during COVID19, the economic turmoil and particularly after, we have compiled a list of 12 tasty black owned restaurants in Los Angeles. Look here for takeout or cocktails or other business measures.

Bayou Grille
You know where this road will take you with a name like Bayou! Authentic New Orleans taste in a charming atmosphere with friendly staff and tasty bites.

Bludso's Bar and Que
Nationwide shipping with Goldbelly aside, this Texas style barbecue hotspot has a stellar happy hour. Plus, smoked through frozen meats available for eating and takeout, too.

Comfort LA
A clean approach to soul food, this healthy spot started as a late-night, pop-up using locally sourced, fresh and organic ingredients and healthier cooking methods, by actor-turned-chef Jeremy McBryde and Business Strategist Mark E. Walker.

Honey's Kettle
What's better than hand-dipped, fresh fried chicken? Served alongside classic sides like shucked corn, sautéed green beans, hand-mashed potatoes, and homemade biscuits with honey.

Hotville Chicken
Heat seekers rejoice: Owner Kim Prince suggests a Fiery Fowl, brined to burn! Fried chicken served in Nashville style prep with Southern style side dishes, drinks and dessert.

Lou, The French on the Block
Bakery scents and baguettes, what could be better? Chef Laurent "Lou" & his wife Karima are thrilled to bring their Parisian roots into a Paris style bakery, coffee and sandwich shop.

My Two Cents
Classic American fare made with fresh, local and organic ingredients with many tasty gluten free options for LA's picky crowd. The restaurant is committed to using recyclable and compostable products when possible.

Pips on La Brea
Live jazz on the patio? Yass! Daily specials include half of Wine Wednesdays and seasonal jazz singers nightly, all over classic American fare.

Poppy + Rose
After you pass the Instagrammable moment of the chicken wings mural (literally!), you'll see a fun vibe with food inspired by country kitchens. Alongside the American comfort food is the iconic rose mojito, accompanied by a blooming pink rose!

Post and Beam
California comfort food in casual fine dining, with an open kitchen and open patio. Contemporary yet with traditional flavorful tastes, this hotspot has happy hour specials, Instagrammable drinks and a variety of vegan options, including decadent vegan desserts.

Roscoe's Chicken & Waffles
With dishes like the Obama special or the Oscar, this is one Hollywood staple you have to try! A soul food restaurant founded by Herb Hudson in 1975 serving chicken and waffles, naturally!

Tacos Negros
As one can imagine, this is where the soul and tortilla meet. And how! Flavorful combinations in the fusion of nuvo-soul food and latin flavors make this a must try in LA.

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