Community Spotlight: Black-Owned Restaurants
Trenton's premier dining and cocktail fun-spot serving the finest in smoked appetizers, entrees, and dynamic, creative cocktail mixology. They are open for food, beer, wine, and spirits via curbside pick-up and delivery.
Hours: 7 Days a week 12:00PM–8:00PM Phone: 609.695.1911 Location: TrentonLEARN MORE
Health is Wealth in Trenton will bring happiness among conscious food lovers!
Hours: Monday to Friday 10:00AM–7:00PM Phone: 609.393.1721 Location: TrentonLEARN MORE
A great dive spot—real authentic Jamaican food with friendly and helpful staff. Great oxtail and jerk chicken, with generous portions. You can get two medium-size dishes for about 20 bucks. And it's a perfect spot for a vegan mix up!
Hours: Monday to Saturday 11:00AM–9:00PM Phone: 609.337.7951 Location: TrentonLEARN MORE
If you’re looking for a friendly diner to have a leisurely breakfast in downtown Trenton, look no further than Sunrise Luncheonette: a modest cafe with humble decor and a relaxed atmosphere. Step inside and you’ll instantly feel like you’re a regular returning to a favorite joint, welcomed by the owner, and greeted by your (new) friends.
Hours: Monday to Sunday 7:00AM–4:30PM Phone: 609.278.8994 Location: TrentonLEARN MORE
Providing the most mouth-watering soul food in Trenton, this local favorite is owned by Olugbala Sababu, a Trenton native who has been in the food business over 35 years. With a mosaic tile floor, a large chalk board displaying the daily menu and specials, fresh flowers on each table, regulars say you can get a good amount of food for a reasonable price, with the added bonus of a great dessert menu including carrot cake, sweet potato pie, red velvet cake and chocolate cake!
Hours: 7 Days a week 9:00AM–8:00PM Phone: 609.989.7900 Location: TrentonLEARN MORE
Ada's Gojjo restaurant features authentic Ethiopian and Dominican flavors. The menu offers a wide array of delicious plates packed with classic dishes created from scratch and bursting with flavors. Daily specials incorporate seasonal and local fresh ingredients. From delicious appetizers to tasty salads, inspired entrees to decadent desserts.
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 1:00PM–8:00PM Phone: 732.222.5005 Location: Asbury ParkLEARN MORE
Known for “quality food at a quality price,” Soon C Deli boasts homemade honey glazed shrimp, candied yams, baked mac n’ cheese, golden butter cornbread, rice & beans fish, chicken, fried cabbage and more. Order in, take out and catering available. Recent online reviews say: “Great food. Excellent service” and “Thumbs up, I’m in love!"
Hours: Monday to Sunday 12:00PM–10:00PM Phone: 732.775.0006 Location: Asbury ParkLEARN MORE
Hailing from North Jersey, the owner of this wonderful Haitian food spot knows what he's doing, big time. The chicken on the bone is beyond flavorful with the meat falling right off the bone. Fried chicken, fried tilapia, spicy pork, and a one-of-a-kind smoked herring patty are also phenomenal.
Hours: Monday to Sunday 10:00AM–11:00PM Phone: 732.774.2200 Location: Asbury ParkLEARN MORE
Simply Southern, founded by former NFL Player & NY Giant Rasheed Simmons and his mom Rita Simmons, offers delicious tastes of the deep south, award-winning crab cakes, and fried catfish with the feel of some good ol' home cooking.
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 11:00AM–9:00PM Phone: 732.243.9259 Location: Belmar
Chef Ralston, who comes from Jamaican and Bermudian roots, is inspired by the world around him: food ties the world together. Visit the restaurant to indulge in his delicious homemade Jamaican style food with each savory bite!
Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 12:00PM–7:00PM Phone: 732.462.7214 Location: Freehold
Real Jamaican restaurant serving Caribbean and American cuisine. When you see a place that has 30 five-star reviews, it makes you wonder what makes the place so good.
You might think you’re lost as you drive down the residential street – Shore Caribbean is right in the middle of a quaint neighborhood. You can hear the music from the street sending island vibes to hungry masses. It feels a little dive–like an island establishment in Long Branch. You can get a $6 lunch of tender goat in curry sauce, rice, beans, cabbage and plantains along with a can of soda. Sit outside and enjoy the breeze with their incredibly tasty island flavors. The hype is real!
Hours: Seven days a week 11:00PM–10:00PM Phone: 732.963.9928 Location: Long Branch
Explore Eileen's delicious home cooked original recipes! All dishes are crafted with love & authenticity. Eileen started cooking for parties, church events, funerals, weddings, and even baby showers. When the time finally came that she catered a 400 person Walmart Christmas Party, she knew this is what she was destined to do.
Hours: Thursday to Sunday 11:00PM–7:00PM Phone: 732.807.3223 Location: NeptuneLEARN MORE
Boycemode is a plant-based meal prep and cellular cleanse available online. This is a guide to assist in accomplishing wellness goals -sustainable for the long term and designed to help you live your best life. It is 100% plant-based and 100% delicious. Conveniently delivered in NJ and NYC.
Hours: Online Store Phone: 917.543.7417 Location: NJ Based