5 Black-Owned Restaurants to Support during By Blacks Restaurant Week

ByBlacks.com, Canada’s top-ranked online magazine for Black Canadians, presents their inaugural ByBlacks Restaurant Week (BRW).

BRW offers a curated experience of Canada’s Black-owned dining establishments. The week promises the very best of diverse African, Caribbean, and African Canadian cuisine.

This is your chance to support Canada’s Black restaurants and restaurant owners/operators, who have been adversely impacted by the pandemic.

Below are five of the participating restaurants in this Spring Edition of ByBlacks Restaurant week.

Baccanalle (Ottawa, ON)

Baccanalle, by award-winning Chef and Food Artisan Resa Solomon-St. Lewis, is your best option for a wild celebration for your tastebuds. You have so many choices.

Try their Bountiful Vegan Curry, served with yummy coconut rice and peas, choice of starter, chips, dips, and drinks or dessert, and you will never regret it!

Or go for their new Ocho Mac Feast with Caribbean Style Mac! snacks, sides, house condiments, and your choice of drinks or house desserts.

Address: Address: 595 Montreal Rd, Ottawa, ON. @baccanalle

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GC Jerk Express (Mississauga, ON)

GC Jerk Express is a perfect destination to experience authentic Caribbean dishes in Mississauga.

They specialize in their Jerk flavoured items such as jerk chicken poutine, jerk wings, jerk chicken roti, jerk chicken salad, and snack-size jerk wrap. Flavours wonderfully melded together!

It is an experience you won’t forget for a long time.

Address: 6171 Conin Dr, Mississauga, ON. @gcjerkxpress

Jus Convenience Jerk Stop (Whitby, ON)

Jus Convenience Jerk Stop is a spot to grab the best Jamaican foodstuffs. They have a variety of meals to serve you from jerk dishes to Ackee and Saltfish, from Stush Patty to Callaloo and mixed vegetables. You name it, they have it.

Visit them on Thursdays and Fridays for Oxtail Special to find out what you have been missing out on until now.

Address: 1910 Dundas Street East Whitby, ON. @jusconveniencejerk

Mobs Seafood & Tings (Brampton ON)

Mobs Seafood & Tings has creative ways of satisfying your cravings and tantalizing your taste buds; a passion for seafood paired with their Jamaican heritage in a diverse menu.

Try their best-selling Mobs Seafood Boil and see what everyone’s talking about! The flavours will satisfy your seafood craving!

Address: McVean Dr and Castlemore Rd, Brampton, ON. @mob_seafood

SugarKane (Danforth/Toronto, ON)

SugarKane provides an exceptional and unforgettable taste of the Caribbean and Cajun cuisine that will make you come back again and again.

Their new Pulled Jerk Pork Sandwich is a must-try: tender Pork shoulder seasoned with their Signature jerk seasoning, stuffed in their soft, fluffy Bake, and topped with a cool Haitian Pikliz, Crispy Plantain Chips & a Spicy Mango Habenero aioli. You have the option with Pulled Jerk Chicken as well.

Address: 699 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON. @sugarkanerestaurant