Oakland Black-Owned Restaurant

Black-Owned Restaurants in Oakland

This list of Oakland’s Black-owned restaurants, pop-ups, and caterers was captured from the greater list of Bay Area Black-owned restaurants and pop-ups prepared by Soleil Ho, SF Chronicle Restaurant Critic, and maintained by Soleil Ho, Tracey Friley, Sophi H., Rose E., and community submissions.

Oakland Black-Owned Restaurant
Delicious salad from Suya African Grill
Black-Owned Restaurants
Souley Vegan ‘s “Proud Mary” (aka Toasty) features Smoky BBQ Tofu and Crispy Crunchy Tofu. Photo: SouleyVegan Instagram
Black-Owned Restaurants
Get in my belly! Brown Sugar Kitchen’s chicken and waffles. Photo: brownsugarkitchen Instgram, repost from oldhamgroupcompass
Black-Owned Restaurants
Chef Smelly’s dungeness crabs with garlic noodles… wow. Photo: Chefsmelly Instagram
  1. 2nd Half Bar & Lounge: Bar , Open for Takeout or Follow @2ndhalfsportslounge
  2. 510 Cajun Catering: Cajun, Open for Catering, Call 510-393-5388 or Follow @510cajuncatering
  3. 7th West: Bar Temp. closed, Call 415-290-6501 or Follow @7thwestoakland
  4. Abesha Ethiopian Cuisine Ethiopian Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-653-8383 or Follow @abeshaethiopiancuisine
  5. Addis Ethiopian Ethiopian, Open for Takeout, Delivery , Call 510-653-3456
  6. African Caribbean Food Market: African, Caribbean, Open for Takeout, Grocery, Call 510-444-2841 or Follow @manmustwak
  7. Alamar Kitchen: Global, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-907-7555 or Follow @alamaroakland
  8. Alem’s Coffee Coffee, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-655-6003
  9. Arawak Farm: Vegan, Condiments Online Ordering, Call 510-381-1437 or Follow @arawakfarm
  10. Asmara: Ethiopian, Eritrean, Open for Takeout, Call 510-547-5100 or Follow @asmararestaurant
  11. BABS Catering: Barbecue, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Open for Catering, Call 424-388-0368 or Follow @babscateringoakland
  12. Barcote: Ethiopian Restaurant Ethiopian, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-923-6181 or Follow @barcote_restaurant
  13. Better Chew: Vegan Online Ordering or Follow @betterchew
  14. Blackberry Soul Fine Catering: Californian, Open for Catering, Call 866-278-8788 or Follow @blackberrysoulcatering
  15. Blue Nile: Ethiopian, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-250-9609 or Follow @bluenileoak
  16. Bread and Butter Catering Global, Open for Catering or Follow @chef.fred.presents
  17. Brown Sugar Kitchen: Southern, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-839-7685 or Follow @brownsugarkitchen
  18. Brundo Spices: Ethiopian, Spices Online Ordering, Call 510-289-4050 or Follow @brundospices
  19. Burlap Coffee Coffee, Open for Takeout, Call 510-250-9238 or Follow @burlapoakland
  20. Cafe Colucci: Ethiopian, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-473-5944 or Follow @cafecolucci
  21. Cafe Dareye Ethiopian Temp. closed, Call 510-817-4548
  22. Cafe Dejena: Eritrean, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-655-9328 or Follow @cafe_dejena
  23. Cafe Eritrea D’Afrique: Eritrean Temp. closed, Call 510-547-4520 or Follow @cafe_eritrea_d_afrique
  24. Cafe Romanat: Ethiopian, Open for Takeout, Call 510-444-1800 or Follow @caferomanat
  25. Calavera: Mexican, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-338-3273 or Follow @calaveraoakland
  26. Caña Cuban Parlor & Cafe: Cuban, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-832-1515 or Follow @canaoakland
  27. Caroline’s Creole Kitchen: Creole, Open for Catering, Call 510-464-2928 or Follow @carolyncreolekitchen
  28. Catered to You: American, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-208-2522 or Follow @cateredtoyou
  29. Chef Cook and Run: Global, Open for Catering, Meal Service, Call 415-312-0990 or Follow @chefcookandrun
  30. Chef Kenneth Wynn: Caribbean, Southern, Open for Catering, Pop Up, Call 510-969-9665 or Follow @iplay4dawynn
  31. Chef Michele McQueen: Southern, Open for Catering, Meal Service or Follow @chefmichelemcqueen
  32. Chef Ron’s Pastries: Dessert, Open for Catering, Call 510-629-1592 or Follow @chefronspastries
  33. Chef Smelly’s Southern, Open for Takeout or Follow @chefsmelly
  34. Chefs Way Catering Southern, Open for Takeout, Call 510-712-5200 or Follow @chef_henry_2nd
  35. Chris Evans Events: Global, Open for Takeout, Open for Catering, Call 510-495-7347 or Follow @chrisevansevents
  36. Cupcakin’ Bake Shop: Dessert, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-817-4841 or Follow @cupcakinbakeshop
  37. DeVaughn’s Cajun Kitchen: Cajun, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-969-5715 or Follow @just_tami
  38. Dimond Slice Pizzeria: Pizza, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-842-8773 or Follow @dimondslicepizza
  39. Dixon’s: Southern, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-567-3222 or Follow @dixonsrestaurant_
  40. Drexl: Bar Temp. closed, Call 510-858-5398 or Follow @drexlbar
  41. Eat Play Events & Catering: Global, Open for Catering, Call 510-274-8335 or Follow @epecevents
  42. Elve’s BBQ and Soul Food Barbecue, Southern, Open for Takeout, Call 510-655-9500 or Follow @mobbkitchen
  43. Enat Winery Wine Pickup, Call 510-632-6629
  44. Enssaro: Ethiopian Ethiopian Temp. closed, Call 510-238-9050 or Follow @enssarooakland
  45. Everett & Jones Barbeque: Barbecue, Open for Takeout, Open for Catering, Call 510-663-2350 or Follow @everettandjones
  46. Fat Man Super BBQ Barbecue, Open for Takeout, Call 415-559-5721 or Follow @oaklandsfatmansuperbbq
  47. Flavors & Smoke: Barbecue, Open for Takeout, Call 510-560-3684 or Follow @flavorsandsmoke2
  48. Flip N Soul Southern, Filipino, Open for Takeout, Call 510-500-7586 or Follow @flipnsoul
  49. Fort Green: Bar Temp. closed, Call 510-593-2172 or Follow @fortgreenbar
  50. Free Range Flower Winery: Organic Flower Wine Delivery, Shipping, Events, Call 510-547-7173 or Follow @freerangeflowerwinery
  51. Full Belly Bakery: Dessert Delivery, Call 504-517-4457 or Follow @fullbellybakery
  52. Gourmet Puff: Dessert, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 657-215-1026 or Follow @gourmetpuff
  53. Graffiti Pizza Pizza, Open for Takeout, Call 510-250-9303 or Follow @graffitipizza1
  54. Grandeur: Vegan, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-879-7568 or Follow @grandeurongrand
  55. Grandma’s Hands Southern, Open for Takeout, Call 510-969-4017 or Follow @or Follow @grandmashand.s
  56. Gregory’s Gourmet Desserts Dessert, Open for Takeout, Call 510-272-9722 or Follow @gregorysgourmetdesserts
  57. Halftime Sports Bar Bar, Open for Takeout, Call 510-836-4400 or Follow @halftimesportsbar
  58. Happy Burrito Mexican, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-763-9174
  59. Hella Juiced Juice Delivery, Call 510-270-0404 or Follow @hellajuiced510
  60. Hella Nuts: Vegan Delivery, Call 510-463-1690 or Follow @hella_nuts
  61. Hella Tea: Tea Delivery, Call 510-972-8327 or Follow @hellateaoakland
  62. Home of Chicken and Waffles: Southern Delivery, Open for Catering, Call 510-836-4446 or Follow @the_homeofchickenandwaffles
  63. Horn BBQ: Barbecue, Open for Catering, Call 408-648-3512 or Follow @hornbarbecue
  64. Hot Dog Co. American, Open for Cateringor Follow @hotdogco
  65. In The Kitchen With Dominique: Global, Open for Catering, Call 510-328-9707 or Follow @inthekitchenwithdominique
  66. It’s All Good Bakery: Dessert, Open for Takeout, Open for Catering, Call 510-597-9700 or Follow @itsallgoodbakery
  67. James and the Giant Cupcake **: Dessert, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-879-7255 or Follow @jamesandthegiantcupcake
  68. Joshua’s Gulfport Seafood Seafood, Open for Takeout, Call 510-467-8390
  69. Jusla Eats: Global, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Open for Catering, Call 510-705-3721 or Follow @lala_icook4dapeople
  70. Kefa Coffee: Coffee, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-261-3400 or Follow @kefaoakland
  71. Kingston 11 Cuisine: Jamaican, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-465-2558 or Follow @_kingston11
  72. Kopia Delices: West African, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 415-489-0287 or Follow @kopiadelices
  73. Kubé Nice Cream: Dessert, Vegan Temp. closed NA or Follow @kubenicecream
  74. Lane-e Kefa Coffee: Coffee, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-628-0814 or Follow @laneekefa
  75. Lena’s Soul Food Cafe: Southern, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-957-5663 or Follow @lenas.soul.food.cafe
  76. Level 13: Caribbean Delivery, Call 510-839-1999 or Follow @level13oakland
  77. Little Giant Ice Cream: Dessert, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-922-1426 or Follow @littlegiant_ic
  78. Lois the Pie Queen: Dessert, Open for Takeout, Call 510-658-5616 or Follow @lois_the_pie_queen
  79. LUX Pub and Club: Bar, Open for Takeout, Call 510-922-1405 or Follow @luxislifeoakland
  80. Magnolia Street Wine Lounge + Kitchen: Southern, Californian, Open for Takeout, Call 510-205-8540 or Follow @magnoliastwinelounge
  81. Malibu’s Burgers: Vegan, Open for Takeout, Call 510-387-1018 or Follow @malibusburgers
  82. Man vs. Fries: French Fries+ Pop Up, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-479-3449 or Follow @manvsfries
  83. Marzano: Italian, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-479-1448 or Follow @marzanorestaurant
  84. Mela Bistro: Ethiopian, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-844-4886 or Follow @melabistrooakland
  85. Messob Ethiopian Restaurant: Ethiopian, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-428-1122 or Follow @mesobethiopiann
  86. MexiQ: Mexican, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Open for Catering, Call 510-701-3239 or Follow @eastoaklandsmoke
  87. Mi Granny’s Kitchen Caribbean, Open for Catering, Call 415-944-7771 or Follow @migrannyskitchen
  88. Minto Jamaican Market: Jamaican, West Indian, Open for Takeout, Grocery, Call 510-652-2168 or Follow @mintojamaicanmarket510
  89. Miss Ollie’s: Caribbean, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-285-6188 or Follow @missolliesoakland
  90. MLK Cafe Ethiopian, Eritrean, Open for Takeout, Call 510-450-0600
  91. Monaghan’s Oakland: Californian, Open for Takeout, Call 510-482-2500
  92. Monifa Dayo: SeneGambian, Open for Takeoutor Follow @monifadayo
  93. Montperi Catering: Global Delivery, Open for Catering, Call 510-910-8821 or Follow @montpericatering
  94. No Cookies: Dessert Shipping, Call 510-261-5373 or Follow @the_no_cookie
  95. Oakland’s Very Own Tavern Bar, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-922-8082 or Follow @ovo_5319
  96. Oeste: California Soul, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-817-4157 or Follow @oeste.bar.caf
  97. Phat Matt’s BBQ: Barbecue, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-879-7294 or Follow @phatmattsbbbq
  98. Pleasure Principle Supperclub: Global Delivery, Open for Catering, Call 510-640-6259 or Follow @pleasureprinciplediningevents
  99. Rahanna LLC Global, Open for Cateringor Follow @rahanna.bisseret.martinez
  100. Real Cutie Pies Dessert, Open for Catering, Pick Up, Call 510-712-5428 or Follow @realcutiepies
  101. Red Bay Coffee: Coffee, Open for Takeout, Bean Delivery, Call 510-399-2441 or Follow @redbaycoffee
  102. Red Door Catering: Globa, Open for Catering, Call 510-339-2320 or Follow @thereddoorcatering510
  103. Red Sea: Ethiopian, Eritrean, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-655-3757
  104. Robert Dorsey Catering: Global, Open for Takeout, Call 510-277-3306 or Follow @robertdorseycatering
  105. Roderick’s BBQ: Barbecue, Open for Takeout, Open for Catering, Call 510-564-4648 or Follow @rodericksbbq
  106. Rush Bowls: Health Food, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-590-9068 or Follow @rushbowlsoakland
  107. Ruth’s Buka: Nigerian, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-479-1238 or Follow @ruthsbuka
  108. Salt & Fire: Southern, Open for Takeout, Cateting, Call 510-901-1188 or Follow @salt_and_fire
  109. Selam Ethiopian, Open for Takeout, Call 510-817-4175
  110. Shewhat Eritrean Temp. closed, Call 510-250-9533
  111. Slides & Sides Eatery: American, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-922-1405 or Follow @slidesandsides
  112. Smokin Woods BBQ: Barbecue, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-423-8634 or Follow @smokinwoodsbbq
  113. Sobre Mesa Afro-Latino, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-858-7544 or Follow @sobremesaoak www.sobremesaoak.com/
  114. Souley Vegan: Vegan, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510- 922-1615 or Follow @souleyvegan
  115. Southern Cafe: Southern, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-336-2013 or Follow @socafe2000
  116. SSO Kitchen/Spirit Sliders: American, Open for Takeout, delivery, Call 510-459-4537 or Follow @ssokitchen
  117. Stay Gold Deli: Italian Temp. closed, Call 510-350-8729 or Follow @staygoldoakland
  118. Sugar Spot American, Open for Catering, Open for Takeout, Call 530-712-0359 or Follow @kenyattaaarif
  119. Sugarsweet: Dessert, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-924-7076 or Follow @sugarsweetoak
  120. Super Juiced: Juice, Open for Takeout, Call 510-628-0184 or Follow @superjuicedoakland
  121. Suya African Grill :West African, Caribbean, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-835-7892 or Follow @suyaafricangrill
  122. Tasty Tings Vegan Jamaican, Open for Takeout, Pop Up, Call 415-912-0486 or Follow @tasty_tings
  123. Teas With Meaning: Tea Shipping, Call 510-629-0782 or Follow @teaswithmeaning
  124. Teni East Kitchen: Burmese, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-597-1860 or Follow @tenieastkitchen
  125. The Cake & Sugar Company LLC Dessert, Open for Catering, Call 510-706-6561 or Follow @itscakeandsugarco
  126. The Cook and Her Farmer: Californian, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Pantry, Call 510-285-6140 or Follow @thecookandherfarmer
  127. The Hatch: American Temp. closed, Call 650-488-1962 or Follow @thehatchoak
  128. The Lumpia Company: Filipino, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-835-5885 or Follow @thelumpiacompany
  129. The Miranda Bar Temp. closed, Call 510-740-5760 or Follow @themirandabar
  130. The Veg Hub: Vegan, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-454-8722 or Follow @theveghub
  131. Trap Kitchen: Southern, Californian, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-610-4454 or Follow @trapkitchenoakland
  132. Tribune Tavern American
  133. Two Chicks in the Mix: Dessert Delivery, Open for Catering or Follow @twochicksinthemix
  134. Uncle Willie’s: Original BBQ and Fish Barbecue, Southern, Open for Takeout, Delivery 510-465-9200
  135. Vegan Mob: Vegan, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 415-513-5120 or Follow @Officialveganmob
  136. Yahshi Bakes: Dessert, Open for Catering, Open for Takeout, Call 510-816-7247 or Follow @yahshibakes
  137. Yammy’s Café & Deli: Ethiopian, Open for Takeout, Delivery, Call 510-250-9756 or Follow @yamisdelicafe.1
  138. Zella’s Soulful Kitchen: Southern Temp. closed, Call 510-604-5887 or Follow @zellaskitchen