The Ultimate Guide to Black-Owned Chicago Eats
Flavors is regarded as THE best place for soul food.  Food is fresh and portions are generous.  Mac and Cheese is the house favorite!  
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Batter & Berries is world famous for their creative waffles, yummy omelettes and whimsical ambiance. Great for brunch!  
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Recommendation:  The French Toast Flight.  Vegan and gluten-free menu items are also available.
Chicago's Home of Chicken & Waffles is loved by the community!  If you have a craving for cripsy, delicious fried chicken done right every time...
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Cleo's is highly rated for its Southern classics and soulful dishes like smothered chicken, mac and cheese, cornbread dressing and sweet potato pie.
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Soul Vegetarian has phenomenally good food for plant-based diets, smoothies and a juice bar.  Recommendation:  Tofu buffalo wings with mac and cheese.
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Ina Mae Tavern is a bustling tavern that makes you feel like you're in the N'awlins.  Good food and good value!  
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I am a fan of the shrimp po'boys.  Try the house specialty: pineapple and coconut bread pudding with rum butter sauce.
Can't Believe It's Not Meat serves ahh-mazing plant-based food that is just darn delicious!  Lasagna, PhillyCheesesteak, Chicago Hot Dogs...
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...Taco Salads, and the popular Who Betta Burger.  You won't believe it either!
MacArthurs makes you feel right at home. They serve serious southern food that is good for the soul.  
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Recommendation:  catfish and baked chicken are both exceptional.  The peach cobbler is a must!
Jerk Taco Man will jerk chicken, steak, fish, lamb, shrimp, veggies, lobster, salads, pizza, Italian sandwiches, burritos, old car tire 😂.
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Not on the menu?  Bring it, he will jerk it!   Good, cheap eats.  It is spicaaaaay!  And yes, there will be lines :)
Dat Donut is beloved by Chicagoans for their light fluffy donuts!🍩 Breakfast sandwiches are also available.
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You'll want to eat dat donut! (less than $4)
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