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This Weekend Marks Portland's First Support Black Restaurants Days

To join the movement, eat out at any of the restaurants on this huge list

Steakadelphia on SE Powell Blvd
Steakadelphia on SE Powell Blvd
Connie C/Yelp

August 29 and 30 are Portland Support Black Restaurant Days, a movement begun by Bertha Pearl, a Portlander inspired by Support Black Restaurant Days in San Francisco. The mission of the Portland event is not specifically expressed anywhere, but Pearl has connected the idea of supporting black-owned restaurants with raising awareness for the Black Lives Matter movement.

According to the event page, 4,300 people plan to dine out at black-owned restaurants this weekend. Comments on the page have supported the event with free rides to restaurants and by sharing the news of which restaurants are black-owned.

To help diners join the cause, Portland Support Black Restaurant Days offers the following one-of-a-kind list of black-owned restaurants in Portland:

Dub's St. Johns-( Closed Sunday)
Po'Shines Cafe De La Soul ( is closed Sunday)
Poshette's Cafe
Crown Q
Dalo's 1533 NE Alberta
Enat Kitchen
Fuel Portland Oregon
Enjoni Cafe
Columbia International Cup
Cason's Fine Meats
Ella's Kitchen Soul Food
Cannons BBQ
Dixon's Rib Pit
Horn of Africa
Queen of Sheba Int'l Foods
AJ Java
Clyde's Prime Rib Restaurant & Bar
Alle Amin
Chez Dodo
Bete Lukas Eth Rest
Gojo Ethiopian 915 NE Alberta
Emame's Ethiopian SW 9th & SW Washington
Caribbean Kookpot 625 NE Killingsworth ( closed Sunday)
Portland Prime 121 SW 3rd
Sunday Table Kitchens
Sweet Street Bbq
Solae's Lounge
Amalfi's Restaurant
Taste of the Bayou
Stoopid Burger
The Oregon Public House
Right Bayou Cajun Cuisine at Bigfoot Growlers
Alberta St. Fish & Chips
Peaches Ready Spaghetti cart
Eliot e-Mat cafe
Sengatera on MLK
Rahel's Ethiopian in the Cartlandia Pod on SE 82nd
Aberus Ethiopian Restaurant
NE Creperie
The McDonald's at 82nd and Foster 82nd and Johnson Creek, 82nd and Sunnyside, Damascus and Oregon City. "My Mother in law was the first African-American owner in Oregon 25 years ago."
Olive or Twist in the Pearl
A Heavenly Taste cafe at the Miracles Club 4200 NE MLK BLVD
Wing and a Prayer, 4549 NE 60th Ave.
Norma's Kitchen in Jantzen Beach
Spice of Africa
Mama San Soul Shack

Jamaican Homestyle Cuisine 5800 NE MLK Blvd, Portland,Oregon
Pink Rose 1300 NW Lovejoy-in the Pearl
Steakadelphia
Q Burger
Safari Restaurant 7815 SE Powell Blvd
Vera James and Joyl Kitchen 131st and Sandy Blvd
Batter Up, (Coming Soon)
Deliciouis Texas BBQ Pit and Catering 4322 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy

Mama's Kitchen 611 Main Street Vancouver
DaddyD's BBQ in Vancouver
Goldie's Texas Style BBQ
Gumbo Goddess Concessions

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