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12+ Amazing Black-Owned Businesses in Austin

  • January 13, 2022
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UNATION ATX is bringing you Our Favorite Black-Owned Businesses in Austin! We are proud of our diversity in Austin and strive to give back by supporting all of our local small businesses. From Cranky Granny’s Sweet Rolls to Ace Tailors, we tried to bring you a little something of everything around the city!

Bird Bird Biscuit

Get ready for the best fried chicken sandwich you ever laid your eyes on. Delicious crispy chicken between two buttery biscuits is what we’re craving and Bird Bird Biscuit has just the remedy. A respected culinary creation amongst the Black-owned businesses in Austin, Bird Bird Biscuit is bringing chicken ‘n biscuit sandwich creations to your fingertips in all sorts of flavor combinations. They even have vegetarian option!

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📷 Anything Baked Potato Facebook

Anything Baked Potato

There’s nothing like a savory, loaded baked potato. Bringing you one of most celebrated comfort foods, Anything Baked Potato is catering our cravings for steamy potatoes in all kinds of forms. Known as the “Best Baked Potato” in Austin, Anything Baked Potato brings fried chicken, brisket, Portobello veggie, stir-fry veggie, and chicken & steak all that can be loaded into a piping hot baked potato!

📷 Keiken


Keiken is setting out to provide exceptional Japanese cuisine for the people of Austin to experience. Throughout his career of launching multiple successful restaurants, award-winning chef David Cho developed the idea of combining elements from traditional Japanese cuisine, with that of American. With more than two decades worth of experience, he seeks to share his passion with the Greater Austin Area by providing a variety of dishes ranging from temaki sushi (hand rolls) to Japanese-American street foods.

📷 Hoover's Cooking

Hoover's Cooking

Hoover Alexander’s  roots run deep through Texas. A native East Austinite and a fifth-generation Texan, Hoover and his cooking are inspired by the state itself. Hoover has always associated food with bringing people together, and the delicious and distinct flavors on their menu strive to bring together the melting pot of cultures and people who make up this great state. So sit back, relax, enjoy some homegrown cooking!

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📷 SLAB BBQ Facebook


Austin is known for barbecue, so we had have a barbecue joint on this list of fantastic Black-owned businesses! SLAB BBQ is home to juicy barbecue sandwiches that pack a punch of flavor. Originally a food truck concept, SLAB now offers a space where you can enjoy all their lip-smacking sandwiches washed down with a beer or your favorite beverage. Try their Cuban pork sandwich, prime rib, or a juicy Texas bbq classic sandwich next time you visit SLAB!

📷 Winston's Kitchen Facebook

Winston’s Kitchen

Get in on some yummy Jamaican street food that will surely warm you up! Winston’s Kitchen is a celebrated food truck offering tons of flavorful dishes from the Caribbean. Authentic Jamaican food right in the heart of Austin, Winston’s Kitchen serves up popular dishes like jerk chicken wraps, veggie wraps, curry plates, and an assortment of sides. Try a traditional Jamaican beverage: Ting, which is composed of sparkling grapefruit juice offering tartness and sweetness!

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📷 Henbit


From the creators of Emmer & Rye comes their fast casual counter service concept Henbit. Their farm-fresh dishes are refreshing, savory, and will satisfy anyone with an appetite. They source their products and ingredients from small family farms in and around Austin ensuring quality and local freshness. Try tons of different bowls, salads, sandwiches and their famous monster cookies with a matcha latté made from scratch!

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📷 Luv Fats Ice Cream

Luv Fats Ice Cream

Luv Fats is a small-batch ice cream company founded by Chi Ndika in Austin, Texas. They celebrate healthy fats by using avocados and coconut milk as a base and create yummy flavors made with fresh produce, nuts, and herbs found at local farmer’s markets. Chi’s flavors are inspired by her Kenyan and Nigerian roots, and she got the idea to experiment with dairy-free flavors for her mother’s birthday since she has an allergy.

📷 JP's Pancake Company Facebook

JP’S Pancake Company

Who doesn’t love a good old fashioned flapjack?! JP’s Pancake Company has just the remedy for your sweet tooth. Grab tons of different pancake creations from this innovative take on one of our favorite breakfast foods. JP’s Pancake Company has garnered recognition across local media as one of the most well loved Black-owned businesses in Austin. Head to their food truck near campus and create your own delicious pancake creation!

📷 Cranky Granny's

Cranky Granny Sweet Rolls

Enjoy a sweet roll any time of the day. Whether it’s a snack, dessert, or breakfast, Cranky Granny’s Sweet Rolls will have you covered. One of our favorite Black-owned businesses is home to fluffy, buttery cinnamon roll varieties it all depends on which one you’re craving. You can even enjoy the sweet rolls in an ice cream sundae form!

📷 The Elite Donut

The Elite Donut

Donuts made with your health in mind. Packed with protein to fuel your active lifestyle. Low in sugar, and gluten free so you can eat guilt free!

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Amaya S.

Amaya S.