Photo courtesy of Pretty Girls Cook.
If you're in Philadelphia and looking for delicious Black-Owned brunch options, you're in luck! The city has a number of fantastic spots to choose from, and here are just a few of the top essential ones:
- Amina: Located in the Old City neighborhood, Amina's menu pays tribute to the vibrant flavors of the African diaspora. You'll find dishes like "Down Home Gumbo" and "Fried Catfish Hush Puppies" that are influenced by the black south, "Braised Oxtails" with a Jamaican twist, and "Nigerian Hot Chicken" that brings a taste of Nigeria to your plate.
- Brunch N: Located in the Spring Garden neighborhood, this black-women owned and operated restaurant serves up black southern-inspired dishes like Shrimp and Grits, Chicken and Waffles, and Peach and Cream Cheese stuffed French Toast.
- Pretty Girls Cook: This black-women owned and operated restaurant in the Northern Liberties neighborhood offers flavor-packed black brunch staples with a femme twist, including "Ladies Love Salmon," "Drunken Mussels," and the "Summer Jawn," a salmon cheesesteak. The chic décor features a big collage mural of powerful black icons that make for a perfect Instagram-worthy backdrop.
- Bookers Restaurant & Bar: This black-owned staple in the historic West Philadelphia neighborhood near Cedar Park offers a great mix of meat and veggie options, including "Salmon Sliders," "Green Goddess Hummus," and "Beef Andouille Sausage & Shrimp Grits." After your meal, you can stroll down the avenue and explore other black-owned art galleries, tea shops, and more.
No matter which of these black-owned brunch spots you choose, you're sure to be treated to delicious food and a welcoming atmosphere. So why not try them all and support these fantastic businesses?