18 Black-Owned Vegan Restaurants You Must Try

​​Across the country, Black Americans are bringing delicious, healthy plant-based food to their communities through innovative vegan restaurants. Many started their businesses to address health disparities afflicting Black Americans. Others recognized similarities in systems of oppression, between the violence inflicted on farmed animals and the violence perpetrated against people of color in this country.

These restaurants have introduced creative plant-based cuisine while highlighting the rich and diverse flavors that have been cherished for generations. Embracing plant-based eating is a positive step toward a greener, healthier, and kinder future.

Here are 18 of the many Black-owned vegan restaurants you won’t want to miss:

Souley Vegan

Oakland, CA

https://www.instagram.com/p/CbxOJGMO3AB/?igsh=ZGVuOTh2Z2g1Nm05

DaJen Eats

Eatonville, FL

https://www.instagram.com/p/C22QceGr7oj/

Compton Vegan

Compton, CA

https://www.instagram.com/p/Cy4dCc-vMbt/?igsh=MXVibWttaHdwc2RodQ==

Stuff I Eat

Inglewood, CA

https://www.instagram.com/p/CzU2AEgJskB/

Vurger Guyz

Los Angeles, CA

https://www.instagram.com/p/CwI5vCfPxAg/

Centric Eats

Los Angeles, CA

https://www.instagram.com/p/CxgdSw5ySay/

Malibu’s Burgers

Oakland, CA 

https://www.instagram.com/p/C1Nrx4APyun/

Majani Soulful Vegan Cuisine

Chicago, IL 

https://www.instagram.com/p/CY7TIq5PkGi/

Trio Plant-Based

Minneapolis, MN

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2S4M_gJjcu/

Slutty Vegan

Atlanta, GA

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2FqM9SLcmp/

Plant Based Papi

Portland, OR

https://www.instagram.com/p/C3D-I6rv1sK/?igsh=MW14amU5bXptenRrNQ==

NuVegan Cafe

Washington, DC

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2tAKjmsXeQ/?igsh=MWtlZ3p6cjB0cTltdA==

Detroit Vegan Soul

Detroit, MI

https://www.instagram.com/p/C3BG3Y9yoST/

The Land of Kush

Baltimore, MD

https://www.instagram.com/p/Cxk87upMe7F/?igsh=aWVzcG43ZW54YnAx

Urban Vegan Kitchen

New York, NY

https://www.instagram.com/p/C0ZcoBSu9Jf/?igsh=MWNiYXF1cnBnMWZ4bQ==

Jackfruit Cafe

Santa Monica, CA

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2annRWJX4X/

Plum Bistro

Seattle, WA

https://www.instagram.com/p/Cvs4rmqvPWv/

The Southern V

Nashville, TN

https://www.instagram.com/p/CytcUfduVHd/

Discovering and supporting Black-owned vegan restaurants isn’t just about enjoying delicious plant-based dishes; it’s also about strengthening the movement to protect animals used for food. By sharing your favorite Black-owned vegan businesses, you can help inspire others to join the plant-based movement.