Founded in Houston in 2016, Black Restaurant Week is back for its 6th year to highlight black-owned restaurants in Houston, Galveston, and Beaumont from April 2nd - 11th. This year, the participation has expanded from restaurants to food trucks, sweets, and catering services. Diners can win culinary prizes when they eat at participating restaurants and complete a Bingo card. You can post your photos and tag @blackrestaurantweek on Instagram for a chance to win. 

Read on for our restaurant recommendations and join us in celebrating the incredible flavors of African American, African, and Caribbean cuisine. 

Drip Coffee
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Looking for a great black-owned coffee spot in Houston? Drip Coffee Cafe in the Galleria area is a unique space with plenty of options to start your morning. Pair your coffee with a warm Sausage, Egg & Cheese Breakfast Taco, Wings & Waffles with Honey Maple Sauce or the Jerk Shrimp & Grits. Vegetarian options are also available. If you need your car washed, you can enjoy the Wi-Fi at the cafe while you wait for your car to get clean at their detailed car wash next door. 

Craft Burger
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Food Network’s 2016 Chopped Champion, Chef Shannen Tune has opened up Craft Burger in Katy and offers mouth watering burgers and sandwiches for you to try like his famous Buttermilk Fried Chicken Sandwich.  

Kamp Houston
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From special Seafood, BBQ and Brunch dishes, Kamp Houston has you covered. Pair your meal with their craft drinks and enjoy the camp-like spacious patio with your friends.

Cool Runnings Jamaican Grill
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Best known as the largest Caribbean-themed restaurant in Houston, Cool Runnings Jamaican Grill features a full service dining room and bar with cool Jamaican vibes, live music and a food truck. Don’t miss out on tasting the popular Jerk and Curry Chicken, Fried Chicken, Fresh Fish, and more.

Three Sisters Cajun Specialtz
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Founded in 2004 by Houston-Native Shelia Frank, Three Sisters Cajun Specialtz is a popular Cajun and Creole-style catering service. You can order their delicious dishes for your next event whether it be a conference, meetings or social event.  

Chicken Headz
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Nashville inspired Houston Hot Chicken Sandwiches can be found at Chicken Headz food truck. Grab your friends and family and taste the spicy flavors on their menu. It is 100% halal and you can also BYOB. 

Lost and Found
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Lost and Found in Midtown is the perfect eatery and casual spot to enjoy steaks, wings, shrimp and more on their outside patio overlooking Houston’s downtown skyline.

As of today, Black Restaurant Week has expanded to more than seven cities nationwide. Visit their website for the full list of participating restaurants in Houston.