Planning A Parisian Summer? Check Out These Black-Owned Restaurants In Paris
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Planning A Parisian Summer? Check Out These Black-Owned Restaurants In Paris

Africa , Caribbean , foodie , Paris , France , Jamaica , Senegal
Amara Amaryah
Amara Amaryah May 23, 2022

Paris is on the top of all travel lists this summer, it would seem, and so a list of Black-owned restaurants in Paris is a must. Being the first summer where summer is starting to look a little more normal since 2020, everyone is headed to Paris to live out daydreams. We get it. If you want to eat well, locally and support Black-owned businesses on your trip, then this is a post for you.

From delicious Senegalese food to spicy Caribbean and Creole dishes, the dining options are exciting in France’s capital. Here is a list of some of the most acclaimed, most delightful Black-owned restaurants in Paris. Bonne Appétit, as the French say.

1. Mama Jackson

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Mama Jackson – Gare de lyon

Mama Jackson, boasting the “best fried chicken in Paris”, is the spot to be this summer if you’re into tasty home-cooked meals in Europe. Interrupt your day of wandering around the prettiest streets in the city for some unmistakable soul food. As an ode to Black American culture – from the walls through to the mac n’ cheesed plates – this is also a space to cure any homesickness for those traveling from the States or indeed across the diaspora.

2. Babylone Bis

34 rue Tiquetonne

This is a top celebrity restaurant for a reason… The food is good, the vibes are unmatched and the hot sauce is piping HOT. A restaurant showcasing the best of Afro-Caribbean cuisine sounds like Black utopia in the heart of France – add this one to your list for sure.

 

3. Osè African Cuisine

Paris 8, Paris 10, Noisy-le-Sac

Looking for some classic African street food? Osè has you covered and then some. This is the option for those looking for an 100% natural, vegan- friendly option while exploring Paris. Founders Gab and Morly really started something incredible when Osè burst onto the scene in 2015.

4. Bô

8 rue de Poissy

A Caribbean Rum and Tapas bar to add some Caribbean spice to your Parisian nights. If it’s Caribbean seasonings and cocktails that pack a punch  that you’re craving, look no further than this restaurant -bar in the 5th arrondissement.

5. Jah Jah by Le Tricycle

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11 rue des Petites Écuries

Vegan travelers wandering the streets of Paris, this one is for you. Jah Jah by Le Tricycle is one hell of a saviour for the Black vegan scene in Paris. The many ital options include a variety of bowls and combinations, all colorful, nutritious and (if you so desire) with a hefty promise of plantain.

6. Table Métis

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40, rue des Boulets

An African Bistro for lovers of a pretty plate. Table Métis is a restaurant offering some of the most gourmet takes on African cuisine while maintaining the character and flavor we all love. With vegan and gluten-free options, this is a treat for all.

7. Restaurant Le Wiri Wiri

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16 Cours de Vincennes

Hello Senegal! People travel from around the country to Restaurant Le Wiri Wiri just to experience the legendary Senegalese “Teranga”. The FOMO is very much real. Booking a table at this new Senegalese restaurant ensures the best of Senegalese cuisine, vibes and jolof. Name a better way to enjoy Black-owned Paris?

 

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