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All Southern Restaurants with Black Ownership near Seattle
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Jemil's Big Easy

New Orleans native Jemil Aziz Johnson—chef/owner way back when of La Louisiana in the Central District—captains this mobile Cajun/Creole emporium. It's "The Re…

Central Business District
206-428-8305

Where Ya At Matt

Where Ya At gets its name from the New Orleans greeting “Where yat?”—owner/cook (and New Orleans native) Matt Lewis spells it out because he thinks it looks be…
Various locations
Pioneer Square

Nate's Wings & Waffles

This Central District outpost of the popular Rainier Beach restaurant, partly owned by local basketball legend Nate Robinson, serves the same menu of terrific …
1224 E Jefferson St
Central District
206-629-2051

Ezell's Famous Chicken

What might be the best fried chicken in the country, sold over-the-counter (and on wheels). Oprah has it FedExed directly to her mouth. Also: dinner rolls so g…
501 23rd Ave
Central District
206-324-4141

Fat’s Chicken & Waffles

Marcus Lalario (Li’l Woody’s, 95 Slide) has taken over the Central District space that was home to Catfish Corner for nearly 30 years, given it a structural up…
2726 E Cherry St
Central District
(206) 602-6863

Simply Soulful

Simply Soulful serves classics like sweet potato pie (from an old family recipe), red beans and rice, and pulled chicken. They cater, too.
2909-B E Madison St
Madison Valley
206-474-9841

Ezell's Famous Chicken

What might be the best fried chicken in the country, sold over-the-counter (and on wheels). Oprah has it FedExed directly to her mouth. Also: dinner rolls so g…
4436 Rainier Ave S
Rainier Valley
206-686-3772

Emma's BBQ

Hillman City gets a new BBQ joint, Emma's BBQ. It has all the good-but-not-good-for-you things you expect from a BBQ place—in giant portions.
5303 Rainier Ave S
Rainier Valley
206-413-1523

JuneBaby

Named one of the best new restaurants in America by Eater, winner of a James Beard award for Best New Restaurant in the country, and recipient of a glowing thr…
2122 NE 65th St
Northeast Seattle
206-257-4470

Drae’s Lake Route

Andre Israel, one of the original owners of Nate’s Wings and Waffles, assumed sole ownership over the restaurant’s Rainier Beach location and changed its name …
9261 57th Ave S
Rainier Beach
206-722-9464

Ezell's Famous Chicken

What might be the best fried chicken in the country, sold over-the-counter (and on wheels). Oprah has it FedExed directly to her mouth. Also: dinner rolls so g…
1645 140th Ave NE
Crossroads
425-643-2670
14330 Lake City Way NE
Cedar Park
206-363-1167

Ezell's Famous Chicken

What might be the best fried chicken in the country, sold over-the-counter (and on wheels). Oprah has it FedExed directly to her mouth. Also: dinner rolls so g…
11805 Renton Ave S
Seattle
206-772-1925

Catfish Corner

Many mourned when Catfish Corner, a Central District institution for 30 years, closed its doors. Luckily, Terrell Jackson, grandson of founders Woodrow and Ros…
11805 Renton Ave S
Seattle
206-735-7084

Ezell's Famous Chicken

What might be the best fried chicken in the country, sold over-the-counter (and on wheels). Oprah has it FedExed directly to her mouth. Also: dinner rolls so g…
4575 NE 4th Ave
Renton
425-228-9008

Ezell's Famous Chicken

What might be the best fried chicken in the country, sold over-the-counter (and on wheels). Oprah has it FedExed directly to her mouth. Also: dinner rolls so g…
17323 140th Ave NE
Town Center
425-485-8960

Carolina Smoke

In the quest for great barbecue in the Pacific Northwest, some say this is the best. Others, predictably, disagree.
23806 Bothell Everett Hwy Ste A
Bothell
425-949-8672

Ezell's Famous Chicken

What might be the best fried chicken in the country, sold over-the-counter (and on wheels). Oprah has it FedExed directly to her mouth. Also: dinner rolls so g…
17620 140th Ave SE
Renton
425-255-0460

Ezell's Famous Chicken

What might be the best fried chicken in the country, sold over-the-counter (and on wheels). Oprah has it FedExed directly to her mouth. Also: dinner rolls so g…
3925 196th St SW
Lynnwood
425-640-8111
615 112th St SE Suite E
Twin Creeks
425-267-9672