Celebrating Black History Month in Miami: The Best Black-Owned Bars and Restaurants

Support Black-owned businesses in Miami during Black History Month with a visit to these top bars and restaurants serving up delicious food and drinks.

Updated Feb 27, 2023

Miami is a melting pot of cultures and cuisines, and during Black History Month, we take the time to celebrate and highlight the contributions of Black-owned businesses in the food and drink scene. From soul food to Caribbean-inspired dishes and craft cocktails, Miami’s Black-owned bars and restaurants serve up some of the city’s most delicious and innovative food and drinks. Check out a few of these in support!

Dukunoo Jamaican Kitchen Food Menu
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Dukunoo Jamaican Kitchen

For a taste of the Caribbean that holds true to its roots, head to Dukunoo Jamaican Kitchen. This spot in Wynwood offers authentic Jamaican dishes that will transport your taste buds to the island. Start with the Jamaican patties and wash them down with a Red Stripe. But don’t leave without trying the DJK Jerk Pork, slow-cooked with a blend of spices and herbs, and pair it with a ‘Zombie’, their famous fruity cocktail!

Bar ONE in Miami Beach
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Bar One Miami boasts an upscale atmosphere that specializes in artisan cocktails. They use fresh ingredients and innovative techniques to create drinks that are both beautiful and delicious. Try the ‘Black Panther’, a whiskey-based cocktail made with lemon, pineapple, and raspberry liquor. Coupled with the irresistible Bahamian Mac and Cheese balls and you’re having yourself a lavish spread! And don’t miss the live music and events, making Bar One a perfect destination for a night out.

Honey Uninhibited Brunch Drinks
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Honey Uninhibited

Honey Uninhibited is a popular brunch spot that brings a modern twist to classic soul food dishes. The menu is packed with brunch options like Red Velvet Pancakes, Gullah Shrimp-N-Grits, and Sweet Chick & Waffles, all made with high-quality ingredients. And for those who want to indulge in a boozy brunch, Honey Uninhibited has got you covered. The bar serves up a range of signature cocktails, including the Beez In The Trap, a tropical drink made with vodka, lemonade, and sweet tea. And for a spin on a classic margarita, try the Uninhibited Ritas, including the Henny Rita, made with Hennessy and a touch of lime. Of course, there are the classics like mimosas and bellinis too. With its vibrant atmosphere, clever drinks, and authentic soulful food, Honey Uninhibited is a must-visit in Miami.

Red Rooster Overtown Seafood
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Red Rooster

RedRooster Overtown is a farm-to-table concept from James Beard-nominated chef, Marcus Samuelsson. Located in Overtown, RedRooster serves up seasonal dishes made with locally sourced ingredients. The menu changes frequently, but expect dishes like Jambalaya and Grits or an Old-School Garlic Seafood Boil. But RedRooster Overtown isn’t just about the food. The bar also serves up unique cocktails, including the Miami MI11SHAKE, a refreshing shake made with various fruits and E11EVEN Vodka. Another must-try is the Old Uncle Duke, a perfectly balanced cocktail made with premium black-owned bourbon. So whether you’re in the mood for an original meal or a unique cocktail, RedRooster Overtown is the perfect destination. Go taste what Miami’s historic Overtown neighborhood has to offer.

House Of Mac Mac and Cheese
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House of Mac

Last but certainly not least, House of Mac! How far this black-owned brand has come! I remember visiting this once-concept as a food truck to now a multi-location business! This is the ultimate comfort food spot, known for its visionary twists on macaroni and cheese. Their menu includes a variety of mac & cheese dishes, all made with mouth-watering ingredients, and other various comfort foods. Try the Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese (our favorite!), made with tender chicken and a tangy buffalo sauce. And don’t miss the Philly Cheesesteak Mac & Cheese (also our favorite!), a twist on the classic American sandwich. Confession? They’re all our favorites, go find yours!

Miami’s Black-owned bars and restaurants offer a diverse range of cuisines and drinks, from Jamaican fare to soul food. During Black History Month, take the time to celebrate and support these businesses and the contributions they make to Miami’s vibrant food and drink scene. As a black-owned blog, we believe it is important to support these establishments and keep Black History Month alive throughout the year!


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