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Black-Owned and -Operated Restaurants to Support in Philadelphia & New Jersey

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by The OpenTable Team
Updated January 05, 2024

OpenTable gives restaurants the ability to celebrate their identity on their restaurant profile—making it even easier for you to find Black-owned and -operated restaurants to support. Explore the spots in your area.

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4.9
4.9 (723)
$50 and over
Contemporary American
Newark
About the restaurant
Come join us at Deerfield Golf Club for a truly one of a kind experience you and your guests are sure to not forget! Whether it be the delicious food prepared by our Executive Chef Mike Josephick, the Deerfield famous Hospitality we set the gold standard to, or the classic ambience of our property that will be sure to transport you back in time; Deerfield has it all! Open Table is used for our Holiday events, which include: the Easter Buffet, Mother's Day Buffet, Father's Day Brunch, Thanksgiving Buffet, and Brunches With Santa.

We feature two dinning spaces for the holiday buffets; The Main Ballroom & the Sussex Atrium. The Ballroom is where most guests will be seated and where the buffet will be. The Sussex Atrium is perfect for larger parties who want a more private experience (Guests will have to carry plates from ballroom to Sussex if seated in).


Failure to show up to your reservation will result in a charge to the card on file.
Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Amex are accepted.

Top review
AnnieBvip
Dined on Mar 31, 2024
Our family has been celebrating special occasions at Deerfield for at least 20 years. Now that the Sunday Brunch is limited to Easter, we make it a point to get our reservation in early. We had a wonderful time, the food was delicious, and the service could not have been better!
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4.7
4.7 (208)
$31 to $50
Creole / Cajun / Southern
Clementon
About the restaurant
Come join us for the ultimate dining experience located in Clementon NJ we are also min from Phila as well as Atlantic City.
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SexyNJ
Dined on Mar 26, 2024
YES! GO! YES!! Went for the first time and I absolutely will be back. We went early so it wasn’t busy yet but everything was on point. We had the hush puppies, colossal shrimp, lamb chops, blacken chicken pasta and honey bourbon sweet potato chips. YES TO IT ALL!!
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4.8
4.8 (61)
$31 to $50
Seafood
Williamstown
About the restaurant
The Sea Bar is a gourmet, comfort seafood restaurant that has signature dishes that will make you come back for more. Since opening in 2021, We have been one of the area’s leading restaurants, applauded for both its gracious service and casual take on fine dining. Being publicized on news stations such as FOX and ABC The Sea Bar has skyrocketed.
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melissab
Dined on Mar 28, 2024
I wanted to try this place after seeing some very good local Facebook reviews. It did not disappoint. Portions were large. Service was impeccable. Food was awesome.
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4.6
4.6 (1821)
$31 to $50
American
Chestnut Hill
About the restaurant
PLEASE EXPAND FOR DATES OF EARLY CLOSURE
Located in the Wissahickon Valley, the inviting atmosphere of Philadelphia's last remaining roadhouse is one of the city's best kept secrets. The Valley Green Inn is just waiting to be found in the bustling metropolis of America's Birthplace.

We're delighted to be hosting events on the following dates;

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Higgy
Dined 6 days ago
It was a memorable experience! Such a culinary delight! The atmosphere was picture perfect! It was a wonderful afternoon, and perfect setting for our anniversary. We are definitely making Valley Green Inn a part of our regular dining experience. And we love the ducks!
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4.7
4.7 (5796)
$50 and over
Seafood
Center City
About the restaurant
Located in Philadelphia's Center City, Ocean Prime is a nationally acclaimed, dynamic seafood & steakhouse from the award-winning Cameron Mitchell Restaurants. Ocean Prime delivers an elevated experience with exceptional ambiance, a chef-curated menu, signature handcrafted cocktails, Wine Spectator honored wine list and genuine hospitality. Reservations are recommended.

Ocean Prime strives to provide an elegant, fine dining atmosphere. Our associates’ priority is to ensure your experience is memorable. Admittance to Ocean Prime is at the discretion of management who reserves the right to refuse service to patrons who are inappropriately dressed in the following:
Revealing clothing or exposed undergarments
Clothing with offensive language, graphics or an excessive marijuana odor

We are happy to host larger groups. A 20% gratuity will be applied to parties of six or more. Parties of eight or more will be contractually held to a minimum spend and are required to provide a deposit.

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OpenTable Diner
Dined on Apr 7, 2024
Great great great food! Loved the selection and portions.
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4.5
4.5 (1519)
$30 and under
American
University City
About the restaurant
Booker’s Restaurant and Bar is West Philadelphia's latest gathering spot, an urban bistro serving up New American comfort food with Southern flair. Enjoy a glass of bourbon, wine, or beer as you explore our eclectic menu, made for the diverse community we serve. Omnivores, vegans, kids, and adults alike will all find something to love at Bookers, so join us for our famous weekend brunch, our daily happy hour, or dinner and drinks. Our mouth-watering dishes, our comfortable vibe, and our neighborly service will give you a meal you won’t soon forget.
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OpenTable Diner
Dined on Mar 14, 2024
Great Experience. Meal was excellent. Everyone had a great time.
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4.9
4.9 (1138)
$30 and under
Indian
Easton
About the restaurant
Aman's is a TripAdvisor World Top 10% Restaurant!

Experience our made from scratch Punjabi Cuisine comparable to world renowned restaurants located in Delhi, London & New York. Our kitchen brings you a flavorful pallet of freshly prepared Artisan Punjabi dishes from the land of 5 rivers, in Northwest India. Set in a modern refined atmosphere, we offer non-veg, veg, vegan, gluten free dishes.

Aman’s is a highly awarded, local Family owned and operated restaurant: LV Style Best Indian/Vegetarian 2018/19/20/21/22, Best of the Fest, PA Food & Wine Festival, Diners Choice OpenTable. Highly rated across social media platforms, we invite you to come experience Aman's.

Policies: BYOB Beer & Wine | Dress Code: Smart Casual | Parties of 8 or more call the restaurant | Tables are held for 10 minutes before being released | No show or last minute cancellations fee of $25 per person applies, see policies | Party changes MUST be communicated with the restaurant prior to arrival.

Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 5 days ago
Thank you again for an amazing meal! The food is always so so good. i swear we ordered almost everything on the menu last night. Can’t wait to come again!
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4.2
4.2 (567)
$30 and under
Traditional Mexican
Center City
About the restaurant
Sueno, Craft Concepts Group's newest location from Teddy Sourias! Extensive tequila selection, exceptional margaritas, and traditional Mexican street food inspired menu. We are located next to our seasonal popup Tinsel/Nightmare before Tinsel.

Please keep in mind that we only allow a certain amount of reservations to keep room for our walk up customers. We want to do our best to welcome as many of you as we can!


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OpenTable Diner
Dined on Mar 23, 2024
We had a great experience for my birthday! The food was delicious. Everyone was raving about their tacos and the guacamole was fresh and tasty!
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4.3
4.3 (439)
$31 to $50
Contemporary European
Center City
About the restaurant
Aleksandar is the newest addition to the acclaimed Rittenhouse Square restaurant scene. We are inspired by seasonal ingredients, chef-driven techniques, and the traditions and flavors of ancestral and modern Europe. Chefs Montana Houston and Ja'mir Wimberly Cole bring their unique perspectives on the intersection between Contemporary European Cuisine and the bounty of the Northeast.

With floor-to-ceiling windows, large-scale original artwork, and cozy wood finishes, we at Aleksandar strive to marry Old World authenticity and modern culinary flare. Aleksandar is an approachable introduction to different corners of Europe, a place to discover new flavors and old traditions. Reservations are highly recommended. Walk-ins are accommodated whenever possible. We look forward to your visit!

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PeterA
Dined on Feb 16, 2024
Excellent service. The bar is wonderful and the dining room was quite nice. I had the octopus and lamb loin and my wife had the perogies and the halibut. The food was delicious and beautifully prepared.
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3.8
3.8 (47)
$31 to $50
American
Center City
About the restaurant
Named after the diverse neighborhoods of Philadelphia that come together like the many fabrics of a quilt, Patchwork, the hotel’s restaurant, bar, and market is found on the 2nd floor. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, you’ll get a true Philadelphian experience with design elements that give a nod to the Quaker roots of our region and a menu inspired by the flavors that can be found cooking in the kitchens of local row homes.
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SilverQueenvip
Dined on Jan 21, 2024
We all ordered egg dishes and they tasted very good. 1 of the 4 orders came out incorrectly. The coffee was served lukewarm. It's a very nice place. Service is slow even when it is not crowded at all. We did not complain. I would return
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4.5
4.5 (1182)
$31 to $50
Contemporary Southern
Old City
About the restaurant
Owner Felicia Wilson and Chef Partner Darryl Harmon, who hails from Gouldstown, NJ in Cumberland County, which is considered the oldest black community in the U.S., is an award-winning chef for The Lure Group in New York City. He previously served as the Executive Chef at the Water Works Restaurant in Philadelphia between 2007 and 2012.


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OpenTable Dinervip
Dined 4 days ago
I IWent for the renaissance week & the food was amazing! A great place to try new things. Service was amazing and is always polite when I come! ❤️
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4.5
4.5 (160)
$31 to $50
Jamaican
University City
About the restaurant
"Jamaica is not just the home of Reggae icon Bob Marley and a place where everything is IRIE. Jamaica is also known for having one of the most flavorful cuisines in the world. Our upscale-casual eatery and bar offers a truly authentic combination of the best that Jamaica has to offer through our music, culture - and of course, our amazing food. Our aim is to excite taste buds, create great vibe and leave our customers always wanting a repeat of their experience!"
Top review
feliciap
Dined 3 days ago
Food was delicious and fast: Drink were potent and tasty.Waitress was polite and friendly.She checked in on us several times.The hostesses at the front door were friendly. Can’t wait to return.
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4.6
4.6 (86)
$30 and under
American
Society Hill
About the restaurant
Set on the Delaware River waterfront and located inside a historical riverfront pumping station, Fringe Bar is Philadelphia’s newest experiential, active fun space. As the latest addition to the FringeArts campus hub, the newly renovated bar and restaurant provide a highly versatile venue for unforgettable experiences year round. Dine indoors and enjoy our soulful pub cuisine featuring snacks and bites alongside an array of eclectic and funky beverage options enhanced by custom entertainment ranging from jazz ensembles, to funk bands, to cabaret, and more. Dining experiences are further accentuated by the soaring views of the Delaware River and Benjamin Franklin Bridge in our industrial-chic space directly adjacent to FringeArts’ renowned state-of-the-art 220 seat theater. Outdoors is Haas Biergarten, which serves as a vibrant, plant filled space in the warmer months and an intimate, cozy space in the cooler months.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 1 day ago
Food and drinks were absolutely phenomenal. Our server was super polite however they severely understaffed and he was spread very thin while the manager was chatting with guests (presumably her friends); it would’ve been nice to see her help out a little.
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4.4
4.4 (6577)
$50 and over
Steakhouse
Center City
About the restaurant
Located in Center City Philadelphia, Chima offers a serene dining experience with a touch of exclusivity. From the moment you enter our beautiful location on 20th and JFK, you feel the warm welcoming atmosphere. Enjoy our full rodizio dinner, served Brazilian style by authentic gauchos or enjoy a cocktail in our chic lounge.

Dress code: business casual
Proper dress required. Thank you for not wearing:
Gym attire, sweat pants, tank tops, clothing with offensive language or images, and exposed undergarments.

Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Mar 10, 2024
I had a great experience. Excellent service. The food was great , meats are tender. Neat and beats environment. The price is good.
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$30 and under
Wine Bar
Center City
About the restaurant
A seasonal outdoor urban oasis. Perfect for friends, families and couples to gather. Ideal for photo shoots or your next celebration. The space is a lively garden with plenty of Instagram worthy photo opportunities. The garden offers a wide variety of wines and specialty cocktails. we host brunches and specialty events.
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