Houston's fifth annual Black Restaurant Week returns July 10-19

Craft Burger is one of 15 restaurants, catering companies and food trucks participating in this year's Black Restaurant Week. (Courtesy Craft Burger)
Craft Burger is one of 15 restaurants, catering companies and food trucks participating in this year's Black Restaurant Week. (Courtesy Craft Burger)

Craft Burger is one of 15 restaurants, catering companies and food trucks participating in this year's Black Restaurant Week. (Courtesy Craft Burger)

Houston's fifth annual Black Restaurant Week returns July 10-19 with 15 participating restaurants.

Founded in 2016 by Warren Luckett, Falayn Ferrell and Derek Robinson, the 10-day event aims to showcase the flavors of African American, African and Caribbean cuisine nationwide while celebrating the best in culinary arts, according to the Black Restaurant Week website.

This year, the annual event has expanded to include Black-owned food trucks and catering companies in addition to Black-owned restaurants throughout the Greater Houston area. Additionally, participating patrons can play Black Restaurant Week Bingo and vote for their favorite participating eateries for a chance to win prizes such as restaurant gift cards, culinary treats and cash prizes.

The following restaurants, catering companies and food trucks are participating in Houston's Black Restaurant Week 2020:

1. Craft Burger


718 Main St., Houston

832-995-6056

www.craftburgerfoodtruck.com

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m.-8 p.m., closed Sat.-Sun.

Delivery services: Door Dash, Favor, Grub Hub, Postmates, Uber Eats

2. Fainmous BBQ

1201 Oliver St., Houston

713-728-9663

www.fainmousbbq.com

Hours: Mon.-Thu. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., closed Sun.

Delivery services: N/A

3. Five Central

2736 Virginia St., Houston

713-724-3979

www.fivecentralhouston.com

Hours: Tue.-Sun. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., closed Mon.

Delivery services: Door Dash, Grub Hub, Postmates, Uber Eats

4. The Greasy Spoon

636 Cypress Station Drive, Houston

281-781-7116

www.thegreasyspoonhtx.com

Hours: Mon.-Sun. 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Delivery services: Door Dash, Grub Hub, Uber Eats, Waitr

5. Houston This Is It Soul Food

2712 Blodgett St., Houston

713-521-2920

www.houstonthisisit.com

Hours: Tue.-Sun. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Monday

Delivery services: Door Dash, Favor, Grub Hub, Uber Eats

6. Island Spice Bar & Grill

17802 W. Little York Road, Houston

281-859-1499

www.facebook.com/islandspicebarandgrill

Hours: Mon. 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Tue.-Wed. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Thu. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-2 a.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Delivery service: Grub Hub

7. Island 1515 Kitchen & Rhum Bar

1515 Pease St., Houston

713-739-9039

www.facebook.com/island1515kitchen

Hours: Tue.-Thu. 3-10 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 3 p.m.-2 a.m., Sun. noon-2 a.m., closed Mon.

Delivery services: Door Dash, Grub Hub, Postmates, Uber Eats

8. Kid Kreole Kooking

9739 N. Sam Houston Pkwy. E., Humble

281-570-2746

www.kidkreolekooking.com

Hours: Mon. and Wed.-Thu. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-midnight, Sun. noon-6 p.m., closed Tue.

Delivery services: Door Dash, Grub Hub, Uber Eats

9. Lucille's

5512 La Branch St., Houston

713-568-2505

www.lucilleshouston.com

Hours: Tue.-Thu. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., closed Mon.

Delivery services: N/A

10. Mikki's Soul Food Cafe (A)

9603 Broadway St., Pearland

281-568-5115

www.mikkiscafe.com

Hours: Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

Delivery services: Door Dash, Grub Hub, Postmates, Uber Eats

11. Mikki's Soul Food Cafe (B)

10500 W. Bellfort Blvd., Houston

281-568-5115

www.mikkiscafe.com

Hours: Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

Delivery services: Door Dash, Grub Hub, Postmates, Uber Eats

12. Ray's Real Pit BBQ Shack

3929 Old Spanish Trail, Houston

713-748-4227

www.raysbbqshack.com

Hours: Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-8 p.m., closed Sun.

Delivery services: Door Dash, Grub Hub

13. Rocos Grill and Smokehouse LLC

7211 FM 1960 W., Humble

281-323-0559

www.facebook.com/rocosgrillandsmokehouse

Hours: Fri. 4-7:30 p.m., Sat. noon-7 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., closed Mon.-Thu.

Delivery services: Grub Hub

14. Rosalie&Main

3101 Main St., Houston

832-659-0012

www.rosaliemain.com

Hours: Mon.-Sun. 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Delivery services: Door Dash, Grub Hub, Postmates, Uber Eats

15. Trez Art & Wine Bar

920 Studemont St., Houston

281-501-1788

www.trezartandwinebar.com

Hours: Tue.-Thu. 4-11 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 4 p.m.-1 a.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., closed Mon.
By Hannah Zedaker

Editor, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Hannah joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor of the Spring/Klein edition and later became the editor of both the Spring/Klein and Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood editions in June 2021. Hannah covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Hannah served as associate editor of The Houstonian, interned with Community Impact Newspaper and spent time writing for the Sam Houston State University College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication and The Huntsville Item.



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