5 Black-Owned Restaurants In Austin, TX That Are Worth Visiting
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5 Black-Owned Restaurants In Austin, TX That Are Worth Visiting

black owned business , Black-owned restaurants , Cuisine , Austin , United States
Brunno Braga
Brunno Braga Aug 17, 2022

Austin is known for great live music venues and its general craziness. Over the past decades, the capital of Texas experienced a rapidly rising in popularity. Thanks to its fascinating culture and friendly locals, people go there to visit and learn more about the city. Austin is also home to many Black-owned restaurants and food trucks.

The city offers a list that plays an important role in propelling Texas’ storied culinary richness. Hot chicken, soul food, and chef-led farm-to-table concepts are some of the options that attract local food lovers.

In November, Afrotech Conference will take place in Austin. The event is an opportunity to experience the worlds of afro-technologists, innovators, investors, corporations, musicians, and everyone in between.

For those who will attend the event, Travel Noire has listed some of the best Black-owned restaurants in the city during the days of the event.

1. Hoover's Cooking



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2002 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722

One of the most popular Black-owned restaurants in Austin, Hoover’s Cooking offers classic Texas cuisine. Owned by Hoover Alexander, the restaurant has a strong relationship with local farmers, allowing the team at Hoover’s to incorporate fresh food from area farmers.

The restaurant is a good place for those who love ​​southern, Tex-Mex, Cajun, and barbecue for more than 20 years.

2. Taste of Ethiopia

3801 S Congress Ave #107, Austin, TX 78704

Owned by Woinee Mariam and her husband, Solomon Hailu, Taste of Ethiopia serves meals made with love and real ingredients.

Clients will enjoy traditional foods eating with their hands on large family-style platters, which can only be shared with family or friends.

3. Bird Bird Biscuit



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 2701 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722

Founded by Brian Batch and Ryan McElroy in June 2018, Bird Bird Biscuit is a restaurant that offers guests great chicken and biscuits.

4. The Rolling Rooster

13717 Mopac Service Rd, Austin, TX 78727

Owned by Glenn Williams, The Rolling Rooster restaurant is located at the site of the historic music venue the Victory Grill. Known for being a go-to spot for the Black community in Austin, the item that kicked off their success, are chicken wings that are never frozen, and waffles.

5. Y'all's Down Home Café

2000 North Interstate 35 Frontage Road, Round Rock, TX 78681
Y’all Down Home Cafe is a Black-owned restaurant that serves up Louisiana-inspired southern food in a quaint and comfortable setting perfect for friends and family looking for a great dining experience.
The restaurant menu is inspired by Mama’s home favorites with a soul food flare.
They offer dishes made from scratch – from cornbread to sweet potato pie.

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