As you know, we love restaurants and most of all supporting them. So in support of the #BlackLivesMatter movement and protests, we rounded up a list of black owned Toronto restaurants.
It’s terrible, because immediately when you think about it, all that comes to mind is Jerk Chicken… but there really is SOOO MUCH MORE. So we sought out to get you a ULTIMATE LIST of Toronto’s black owned restaurants.
Restaurants owned by the Black Community in Toronto:
In Parkdale, Chef Jerome is offering up delicious comfort foods. Having opened up just restaurant just when COVID hit, he could definitely use the support.
One in the Beaches, Gerrard and one in London
Open for takeout from their restaurant on the Danforth, or delivery through Doordash.
Soulful modern diner, just steps away from the St. Lawrence Market. Available for pickup on Ritual.
With locations at YYZ T1, Kensington and York Blvd., Dirty Bird offers up some of the most delicious chicken n’ waffles this city has to offer. Available for Takeout and Delivery via Uber Eats, DoorDash and Skip the Dishes.
Offering Caribbean classics including Jerk Chicken or Pork, Oxtail, Curry Goat, and more. All available for takeout and delivery via Skip the Dishes.
An African BBQ restaurant concept with locations in Toronto, Scarborough and Ottawa. Available for delivery through Uber Eats.
With multiple locations across the city on Bloor, Wellington and Lawrence Ave. E., with traditional African (Ethiopian and Eritrean) cuisine, minutes from downtown. Available for takeout using Ritual and delivery via Uber Eats and DoorDash.
Caribbean restaurant offering tasty favourites from the Caribbean. Everything from Jerk Stir Fry to Curry Goat and Ox Tail Gravy to Coconut Chicken Curry and more. Offering delivery and take-out via Skip the Dishes.
Fusion of Canadian, Italian, and Caribbean flavours in Mississauga. Available for takeout of delivery via Skip the Dishes.
Exotic French-Creole cuisine for takeout and delivery via Uber Eats.
With a contemporary approach to Ethiopian and North East African cuisine.
Southern fare in the heart of Dundas West. Offering brunch and dinner, available for takeout and delivery via Uber Eats.
Family-run Trinidadian roti bakery also furnishing jerk chicken, curries & West Indian drinks. Offering delivery via Skip the Dishes.
Eatery serving a varied menu from jerk chicken to vegetarian dishes & shrimp dinners, offering Takeout only.
Serving a variety of Jamaican dishes and meals, offering takeout only.
Jamaican hotspot for meat dishes and snacks like Jerk Pork Sandwich and roti. Offering takeout and delivery via Skip the Dishes.
This juicery offers Cold Pressed Juice, Smoothies and Wraps. Offering takeout only.
With a Ghanaian/Haitian background, this popup service delivers African and Caribbean meals twice a month. Currently only offering pickup.
Jamaican and Italian fusion dishes, like Jerk Chicken, Salt Fish, Dreadlock Pasta and more. Offering takeout and delivery via Doordash, Uber Eats and Ritual.
Offers a variety of Ethiopian dishes and flavours. Offering takeout and delivery via orders through their website.
Owned and operated by Chris Sherwood, an established bar/restaurant owner in Toronto for more than a decade. Offering great eats and drinks for takeout and delivery via Uber Eats.
A go-to spot for traditional Jamaican dishes and offering takeout and delivery via Uber Eats.
Provides organic, vegan and Caribbean takeout meals and catering in Toronto. Offering takeout and delivery.
Caribbean restaurant offering takeout and delivery via Uber Eats and Doordash.
Traditional Ethiopian and Eritrean dishes offering takeout and delivery via Uber Eats and Doordash.
Caribbean spot in Scarborough offering jerk chicken shawarma, offering delivery via Uber Eats.
Traditional Ghanaian cuisine including Konkote, Cooked Rice and Spinach Stew, offering delivery and takeout via Uber Eats and Skip the Dishes.
Vegan Caribbean cuisine, offering only takeout.
Flavourful Caribbean patties, including chicken, beef and vegetables, offering only takeout.
Traditional Jamaican meals and baked goods. Offering only takeout.
Authentic Jamaican cuisine, offering takeout and delivery in Ajax and Pickering via Uber Eats.
Popular Caribbean dishes and flavours, offering delivery via Uber Eats and Doordash.
Cafe and bar that has a variety of drinks and snacks on the menu. Offering only takeout.
Jamaican cuisine and dishes like Curry Chicken and Roti. Offering only takeout.
Caribbean vegan meals including Love Sun Stir Fry and various smoothies, offering only takeout.
Classic Caribbean dishes like Ackee and Salt Fish, Curry Shrimp and Jerk Chicken. Offering takeout and delivery via Uber Eats and Doordash.
Jamaican and Caribbean spot for speciality dishes like Oxtail Jerk Chicken, offering only takeout.
Jamaican homestyle cuisine, offering only takeout.
Caribbean and Jamaican dishes and flavours, offering only takeout.
Family owned restaurant that brings you Jamaican flavours and fusion. Offering takeout and delivery via Skip the Dishes and Uber Eats.
Authentic Caribbean staples like jerk chicken and fry fish. Offering takeout and delivery via Uber Eats.
Freshly ground coffee with premium Ethiopian coffee beans. Offering takeout and delivery via Uber Eats.
Offers a variety of Caribbean rotis like chicken paratha roti and veggie roti. Offering takeout and delivery via Skip the Dishes, Uber Eats and Doordash.
This catering service focuses on Caribbean cuisine with a North American fusion.
Traditional Jamaican dishes, and offering takeout and delivery.
Serves traditional Congolese beignets and Congo coffee. Offering takeout and delivery via Skip the Dishes and Uber Eats.
Caribbean vegan entrees and juices, offering only takeout.
Traditional West Indies cuisine and offering takeout and delivery via Doordash.
The personal chef of the Toronto Raptors, and named city mogul of 2019, chef La-toya Fagon offers a wide variety of culinary simplicity with a twist.
Caribbean meals individually packaged.
Offering authentic Jamaican patties in the Toronto area for pickup and delivery.
Offering delicious Caribbean classics in the Toronto York-area.
Known as one of the top Jerk spots in Brampton. Available for takeout and delivery via Uber Eats.
Offering an authentic Texas BBQ smokehouse experience. Available for takeout Wed-Sun, and delivery only on Saturdays.
Serving authentic Jamaican cuisine and dishes. Offering takeout and delivery via Skip the Dishes, Uber Eats and Doordash.
Variety of pitas, bowl meals and smoothies. Offering takeout and delivery via Uber Eats.
Smoked and grilled exotic meats and dishes. Available for takeout and delivery via Doordash.
Offering chicken wings, jerk salmon, desserts and more. Available for pickup.
Gourmet comfort food, serving curbside takeout pickup and delivery.
Serving up comfort food with the “ill” twist, from ‘Illfries,’ to their cheese steak platters and more. Available for order online via their website and delivery from Doordash.
Offering delicious Cuban eats including some gourmet churros and a churro cake specialist! Offering takeout and delivery from Uber Eats.
Caribbean and international catering for weddings, birthdays and more.
Specialty beef and chicken patties. Offering takeout and delivery via Uber Eats.
Gourmet hot sauces.
Authentic Afr0-Asian cuisine.
Below is a graphical representation to help identify these restaurants by neighbourhood.
We’d like to acknowledge and thank @desperateidiot and @j.a.l.i.l on Instagram for their google doc that has been used as a resource, as well as @streetsoftoronto for their post where people have tagged businesses we have sourced from. For a full directory of black owned business in Canada, please visit blackcanada.com.
Did we miss one? Let us know in the comments on our post, slip into our DMs or shoot our editor an email firstname.lastname@example.org. Most of all, know that we’re listening, we support you, stand with you and want CHANGE too. <3