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December 14, 2021
88+ Black-Owned Restaurants And Food Trucks In Austin
A running list of Austin’s Black-owned restaurants.

One way to show solidarity with the Black community is by ordering from Black-owned businesses, which is why we’ve put together this list of Austin’s Black-owned restaurants. Please email us at austin@theinfatuation.com to let us know of restaurants that should be included on this list, and we’ll work to get them added as quickly as possible.

Also consider donating to organizations fighting for racial justice - like the Austin Justice Coalition, the ACLU, NAACP, George Floyd Memorial Fund, Know Your Rights Camp, Black Visions Collective, and Reclaim The Block.

Bee Cave

  • The Cupcake Guys: The Cupcake Guys sell gourmet cupcakes, coffee, ice cream, and other sweets, including custom cakes. You can place orders online for pickup from their shop in Bee Cave.

Cedar Park

  • Cajun Skillet: Cajun Skillet runs a catering company, food truck, and a brand-new brick-and-mortar restaurant that’s takeout-only in Cedar Park. They serve Southern and Cajun/Creole food.

  • Scoop & Score Ice Cream: Scoop & Score sells coffee and ice cream out of a storefront in Cedar Park. Orders can be placed in advance online for pickup.


  • Abol Ethiopian Coffee Shop: The recently-opened Abol Ethiopian Coffee Shop is located at 2901 Medical Arts St. (and the corner of Dean Keaton) right by campus. They serve coffee, tea, and pastries.

  • Aster’s Ethiopian Restaurant: Aster’s Ethiopian near campus is open for takeout and delivery. Call 512-469-5966 to order and follow along on their Instagram for more information.

  • Baby Greens: Baby Greens in Wooten has a wide variety of wraps, salads, and other healthy options. They’re currently available for takeout and delivery. Call 512-770-6255 to order, and check their Instagram for updates.

  • Dia’s Market: Crestview market Dia’s is open for takeout, with groceries and deli items like sandwiches. Three days a week, they have rotisserie chicken and roast potatoes that often sell out. Call 512-520-5115 or place an order online.

  • Elevated Soul: Elevated Soul specializes in catering for events, meetings, and individuals. Call 512-277-3846 or place an order online.

  • JP’s Pancake Company: JP’s is Austin’s first (and maybe only) pancake food truck, located near campus with pancake bowls and breakfast “pacos” (pancake-tacos with bacon, egg, and cheese). Orders can be placed by phone at 512-200-3099.

  • Khalil’s Kitchen: Khalil’s Kitchen is open for curbside pickup for brunch on weekends. Orders can be placed by DM on Instagram

  • Kreyol Korner: Haitian food truck Kreyol Korner is offering no-contact delivery (check out their menu on Facebook). They’re only open on Saturdays for the time being.

  • LE Meals: LE Meals describes itself as “A Gullah-Geechee kitchen with a whole lot of NOLA.” It’s a food stand in Hancock with pickup and delivery.

  • Les Bobos Crepes: Les Bobos is a creperie in West Campus. You can place orders by phone at 281-786-0428.

  • Noble Delights: Noble Delights offers custom cakes, cupcakes, cookies and other desserts. They don’t have a storefront but you can request a quote online.

  • Slab BBQ: Slab has two locations: one near Burnet Road and 183, and the other in Oak Hill by 290 and 71. They’re currently available for takeout, delivery, and dine-in service.. They mostly offer barbecue-based sandwiches as well as ribs by-the-pound and a number of sides.

  • Sweet Bites: Sweet Bites is a home-based bakery, so you won’t find a storefront, but you can still place an order for cupcakes and other desserts by phone at 979-966-7601.

  • Taco Sweets: Taco Sweets is an ice cream taco truck in the 5000 Burnet trailer park. Follow along on Instagram for specials.

  • Wasota Vegan Paradise: Wasota Vegan Paradise, near Airport and 53rd St, specializes in Nigerian and West African vegan food, including large-format family meals. They’re currently open for takeout Wednesday-Sunday. Call 512-565-3864 to place an order.

  • Word of Mouth Bakery: Word of Mouth primarily operates as a catering service, but right now they’re offering a takeout menu available for curbside pickup or delivery. They also have a bakery near 11th and Lamar with desserts, take-home family dinner meals, and a lunch menu.

Downtown Austin

  • Emmer & Rye: Upscale American restaurant Emmer & Rye is open for dine-in with reservations. They also have meal kits available for takeout, which can be ordered online.

  • Hestia: Hestia is open for dine-in service with reservations, and they also have takeout that you can order online.

  • Kalimotxo: The downtown Basque pintxo and cocktail bar Kalimotxo is open for takeout with online ordering as well as dine-in on their newly-expanded patio.

  • Luv Fats Ice Cream: Luv Fats Ice Cream sells vegan avocado ice cream by the pint at local farmers markets. Email them at luvfatsicecream@gmail.com to place an order, or by calling 512-968-3774.

  • Ninja Pig: Ninja Pig sells smoked meats and things like sandwiches, al pastor tacos, and breakfast tacos at local farmers markets. You can preorder by calling 512-980-0072.

  • TLV: The Israeli restaurant TLV in the Fareground food hall downtown has curbside pickup and delivery available. Orders can be placed online.


  • Anything’s Baked Potato: Anything’s Baked Potatoes, located near Rosewood and Comal, is open for takeout. Orders can be placed online. Check their Instagram for the latest updates.

  • Big Easy Bar and Grill: Big Easy near 12th and Chicon focuses on Cajun food, like po-boys and gumbo. They’re currently open for takeout and delivery. Call 512-406-9237 to order.

  • Bird Bird Biscuit: Popular chicken-biscuit sandwich spot Bird Bird Biscuit on Manor is available for takeout and delivery. Orders can be placed online.

  • Burgerlicious: Burgerlicious is located on Cesar Chavez and is currently open for takeout with online ordering.

  • Country Boyz Fixins: East Austin Southern spot, Country Boyz Fixins, is available for takeout. In addition to po-boys, fried catfish, wings, and other homestyle dinners, they have daily lunch specials as well. Call 512-928-5555 to order.

  • Da Boot Po Boys: Da Boot on Cesar Chavez sells New Orleans-style po-boys, gumbo, wings, and other Creole specialties. They’re currently open for takeout and delivery. Call 512-413-8722 to place an order.

  • Emoji’s Grilled Cheese: Emoji’s sells a variety of grilled cheeses and melts for takeout and delivery. Orders can be placed online.

  • Fish & Chicken Shack: Fish & Chicken Shack is a new restaurant near Loyola Lane and 183. Their specialty is the catfish sandwich, with a variety of options available, as well as fried chicken, burgers, and fried shrimp. You can place an order by phone at 512-465-2083.

  • Fowler’s Smokin Soul Food: Fowler’s, off Manor Road, is open for dine-in and takeout service Thursdays through Sundays. They’re also available for catering by request. Call 512-300-0226 to get more information.

  • Galloway’s Sandwich Shop: Despite their name, Galloway’s near 12th and Chicon, actually specializes in soul food with a rotating menu of dishes that changes daily. They’re currently available for takeout. Call 512-482-8450 to place an order.

  • Gooden Sweet Cookies: Cookie specialists Gooden Sweet is open for delivery with online ordering. All of their cookies can be made gluten-free as well.

  • The Gossip Shack: The Gossip Shack, located near Mueller, has wings, drinks, and desserts available for takeout. Their signature “CPR” wings - Cajun, parmesan, and ranch - are worth a visit alone. Call 512-909-0171 to place an order.

  • Habesha Ethiopian Restaurant: Habesha Ethiopian, near I-35 and 290, is available for takeout. Orders can be placed online. Check their Instagram for updates.

  • Hoover’s Cooking: Hoover’s Cooking, the Texan/Southern comfort food spot in East Austin, is open for takeout, delivery, and dine-in service. Orders can be placed online. Check their Instagram for updates.

  • J. Leonardi’s Barbeque: J. Leonardi’s Barbeque in East Austin is open for pickup and delivery. Place orders in advance online or by phone at 512-774-0639.

  • Lula Mae’s Catering and BBQ: Lula Mae’s sells barbecue and cobblers out of a convenience store on Airport Boulevard, and they’re currently available for takeout. Orders can be placed by phone at 512-939-9350.

  • Mr. Catfish: This fried seafood spot near Airport and 12th St is open for takeout. Orders can be placed online or by phone at 512-524-2020.

  • R&B’s Steak And Fries: R&B’s does cheesesteaks and loaded fries, and they’re currently open for takeout and delivery, over near Cesar Chavez and Pleasant Valley. Call them at 737-217-4552 or place an order online.

  • The Rolling Rooster: The Rolling Rooster is a Southern restaurant that specializes in chicken and waffles. The two Austin locations - North at Wells Branch and East at Victory Grill - are currently open for takeout and delivery. Call 512-547-4444 to place an order.

  • Sam’s BBQ: The longtime East Austin barbecue spot Sam’s opened in 1957 and is currently doing takeout. The menu has standards like smoked brisket, ribs, and sausage, but there’s also mutton, which we don’t see nearly as often. Call 512-478-0378 to place an order.

  • Sassy’s Vegetarian Soul Food: The East Austin food truck Sassy’s specializes in vegetarian soul food, with dishes like “chicon n waffles” and a “vegan pokechop sandwich.” Check their Instagram for specials, and call 214-703-6617 to place an order.

  • Tony’s Jamaican Food: Tony’s Jamaican Food truck, near 11th and Navasota, is available for takeout. Call 512-945-5090 to place an order.

  • Willie’s BBQ: Willie’s has been selling barbecue in East Austin for almost 30 years, offering up Texas staples like brisket and ribs, as well as mutton, turkey legs, and boudin sausage. You can place orders for takeout at their curbside station.


  • Eva Mae’s Kitchen: Eva Mae’s Kitchen in Elgin is a soul food restaurant. They’re open with limited indoor seating and for takeout. Call 512-285-6553.


  • BB’s Home Cooking: BB’s in Georgetown brings a little bit of East-coast influence to the Austin area with things like crab cakes and fish sandwiches, as well as Texas staples like chicken-fried steak. Call them at 512-688-5234 to place an order.


  • Iwayne’s Caribbean Kitchen: Iwayne’s is open for delivery or takeout from their location in Manor, TX. They offer up a daily rotating menu of traditional Caribbean dishes like curry goat and jerk chicken. You can place an order by phone at 512-317-7321.

  • Lillie Mae’s Comfort Food: Lillie Mae’s Comfort Food is a soul food restaurant in Manor that’s currently only open for takeout. The menu includes burgers, fried chicken, gumbo, seafood, and sandwiches like Philly cheesesteaks and po-boys. There’s also a rotating set of daily specials. Keep up with the specials on their Facebook account, and call 737-212-0011 to order.

North Austin

  • African Market / Nigerian Restaurant: African Market sells traditional Nigerian food and marketplace goods out of a small storefront near Lamar and Braker Lane. Call them at 512-832-5382 to place an order.

  • Bigg Belly BBQ: Bigg Belly BBQ is located near Anderson Mill and 183. They offer traditional Texas barbecue as well as things like brisket quesadillas and smoked turkey legs. Call 512-964-7309 to place an order.

  • Down South Texas BBQ: Down South is a barbecue food truck located near Howard Lane and I-35. They specialize in traditional Texas barbecue, but also hold a weekly Soul Food Saturday with different specials like smoked oxtails and jerk chicken. You can place an order by phone at 512-652-8560.

  • The Hashburg 2: The Hashburg sells burgers out of a food truck near Howard Lane and I-35, with toppings like brisket, hashbrowns, and eggs.

  • Kasian Boil: The Asian/Cajun seafood spot Kasian Boil has crawfish, snow crab, king crab, and large-format “Feed the FAM Packs” available for takeout. Check online for daily specials.

  • Midtown Live: Midtown Live is a sports bar and restaurant and is currently offering a menu of southern staples like their fried catfish plate and rib baskets. To place an order call 512-451-5483.

  • New Awlins Cafe: Cajun restaurant New Awlins Cafe, near Spicewood Springs and 183, is open for takeout and delivery. Check their Facebook for the menu and specials. Call 512-394-7200 to place your order.

  • Reflectionz BBQ: Reflectionz is a barbecue food truck located near I-35 and Howard Lane. They focus on traditional Texas barbecue as well as fried chicken sandwiches and wings. You can place an order online or call them at 512-222-8004.

  • Selam International Market and Cafe: Selam is a market and restaurant, carrying primarily Ethiopian and East African spices and products. They also have a restaurant with traditional Ethiopian dishes like kitfo and tibbs. You can place an order online or give them a call at 512-215-8184.

  • TKO Nutrition and Smoothies: TKO sells a variety of supplements and health products as well as smoothies. Call them at 512-228-3700 to see what’s available.


  • 11 Degrees Daiquiri: 11 Degrees sells frozen daiquiris, available for curbside pickup from their storefront in Pflugerville. Call 512-428-4245 to place an order.

  • Bahadi’s Chicken & Lounge: Bahadi’s in Pflugerville has a variety of sandwiches, Chicago-style pizzas, fish, chicken, and wing baskets, in addition to a menu of soul food classics. They’re currently doing takeout and orders can be placed online.

  • Down South Cajjun Eats: Cajjun Eats mostly works in catering for the Austin area, offering traditional Cajun cuisine and crawfish. They also offer daily specials available for pickup, like fried shrimp and Cajun pasta. You can see what they have to offer on their Instagram or give them a text at 409-767-5549.

  • Island Fork: Island Fork in Pflugerville specializes in Caribbean cuisine, including jerk chicken and curry goat. They’re currently open for delivery and takeout. Orders can be placed online or by phone at 512-761-3225.

  • Kings N Queens: Kings N Queens is a food truck selling Jamaican food out of Pflugerville. The menu varies from day to day but features traditional Jamaican dishes like curry goat and jerk chicken. Call 512-297-1689 to place an order.

  • Krab Kingz Seafood: Krab Kingz Seafood, with a restaurant in Pflugerville and a food truck near I-35 and 7th Street, serves a variety of platters that include crab, shrimp, sausage, potatoes, and/or corn, all served with a variety of butter sauces. Both are open for takeout and delivery. Call 512-202-3360 to place an order.

  • Lady T Kitchen: Lady T’s sells African food out of their storefront in Pflugerville. They’re currently available for takeout - orders can be placed by phone at 512-712-5716.

  • Paradise on Ice: Paradise on Ice sells a variety of drinks, like pina coladas, margaritas, and sangrias by the cup or by the gallon. They have a storefront in Pflugerville and another one in Austin near Burnet Road and 183. Orders can be placed online or by phone at 512-992-0223.

  • Suga’s Cakery: Suga’s is a bakery in Pflugerville that specializes in cakes. They offer cupcakes as well as a variety of larger cakes with customizable frostings and fillings. You can call them at 512-262-9983 to place an order.

  • Taste of Ethiopia: There are two locations of Taste of Ethiopia in the Austin area, both of which are currently open for takeout and delivery. Call 512-814-3141 to place an order from their South Congress location, or 512-251-4053 for their Pflugerville location.

  • Three Chicks Soul Food: Three Chicks Soul Food in Pflugerville is available for takeout. Call 512-909-2573 to place an order.

Round Rock

  • Bosslady’s Bakery: Bosslady’s is a bakery in Round Rock with all kinds of sweets from cakes and pies, to cookies and banana pudding. Send them a message on Facebook or give them a call at 512-461-7170 to place an order.

  • Snack Room: Snack Room, in Round Rock, sells ice creams, spiked shakes, and a variety of popcorns, as well as other sweets. You can place an order by phone at 512-520-5079.

  • The Ville Nutrition: The Ville is a smoothie and juice bar in Round Rock that also sells coffees, teas, and protein bites for when you need a light and healthy snack. You can place an order for curbside pickup over the phone at (512) 550-5501.

  • Trinidad and Tobago Cafe: Trinidad and Tobago Cafe is a Caribbean restaurant in Round Rock, offering traditional Trinidadian dishes with some Grenada influence. The menu changes daily but you can expect to see things like curry oxtail and jerk chicken. They’re currently open for takeout and delivery. Call 737-212-0440 to place an order.

  • Wine Sensation: Wine Sensation is a wine bar and restaurant in downtown Round Rock. There’s a large list of wines available for curbside pickup as well as a food menu with cheese plates, small bites, and flatbread pizzas. Place an order for pickup by phone at 512-255-0526.

  • Y’all’s Cafe: The Louisiana-inspired Southern restaurant Y’all’s Cafe in Round Rock is open for takeout with online ordering available. You can also call them at 512-243-8014 to place an order, or get delivery via different service providers.

South Austin

  • Brown’s Bar-B-Que: The trailer Brown’s Bar-B-Que is located outside Corner Bar on South Lamar. They do the barbecue classics like brisket and ribs, and they also serve smoked chicken thighs.

  • Crimson Creek Smokehouse: The Oklahoma style-barbecue truck Crimson Creek Smokehouse brings the meal to you, operating by delivery only. There are a variety of meats and meals available for different party sizes. Call 512-758-3280 or place an order online.

  • Indigo Smart Cafe: In addition to offering a variety of supplements and teas, Indigo has a full menu of tacos, acai bowls, hot dogs, juices and coffees. They’re currently available for takeout from their storefront on St Elmo Road.

  • My Granny’s Kitchen: My Granny’s Kitchen in South Austin is available for lunch catering and corporate catering with online ordering.

  • Winston’s Kitchen: Winston’s sells Jamaican food in Sunset Valley. They’re currently open for takeout and delivery. Call 512-541-6282 to place an order.


  • Davis Grocery & Bar-B-Q: Davis Grocery out in Taylor, TX operates as a grocery store and a barbecue restaurant, offering traditional staples like brisket, chicken, ribs, and pulled pork. They’re currently available for takeout. Call 512-352-8111 to place an order.

Wells Branch

  • Dirty Glove Midwest Barbeque: Wells Branch area barbecue food truck Dirty Glove Midwest is available for takeout. Call 512-222-6982 to place an order.
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