Black-Owned Indy Food Businesses to Support Right Now

#45 Pull Up Grill

  1. Turkey ribs are my favorite! Greens, mac/cheese, carrot cake & peach cobbler. My husband loves the ribs & green beans. For lunch, he usually orders the fabulous cheeseburger & onion rings! So many choices on the menu. Order online

  2. Pullup Grill is excellent I eat there frequently and the food never disappoints. You gotta try their rib tips!


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  1. Wing’n It. At the plaza of West 79th St and Michigan Road. I know it’s kinda far from downtown, but it’s black-owned and (in my opinion) their wings hit different.

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    A&I Meats and Produce is the only Black-Owned Grocery Store on the far eastside, and has become a rallying point for the greater community of Indianapolis as a whole. 38th & Post Rd. It sits in the same parking lot as the old Krogers.

  3. Here are some vegetarian/vegan black-owned businesses to add:

    Cul de Sac Kitchen –
    Smooves Indy –
    Brewer Bakes –
    Mama P’s Bakery and Cafe –
    Mrs. Murray’s Naturals –
    Free Juice Indy –
    The Healthy Food Cafe –
    The Alkaline Electric Goddess –

  4. Please add Smak’z chicken on this. This is another black owned business that offers professional service and great food! 317-970-1330

  5. I’m pretty sure Tammy’s International Pizza on West Washington belongs on this list, but a car crashed into their storefront earlier this month so I don’t know if they’re planning to be open again soon. 🙁

  6. Marble’s Southern Cookery is a my family’s black owned southern food restaurant! Been in Indy for 40 + years !

    • They will. The building had to be demolished. The lot has been cleared of the debris. Not sure the timeline for rebuilding.

  7. Perk Up Cafe in Broad Ripple is POC, immigrant and women-owned. Jeanette is Black and from Germany & Alice is Japanese from Brazil. I used to work for them, and they are seriously two of the hardest working and nicest people that I have ever known. Great bread, pastries, and coffee roasted in house.

  8. Shrimp Hut on high school Rd is black owned
    Harolds’s chicken is black owned
    Big O’s Bar BBQ is black owned both on 38th and Lafayette Rd.
    Mississippi Belle is not black owned Just operated

  9. Shrimp Hut on high school Rd is black owned
    Harolds’s chicken is black owned
    Big O’s Bar BBQ is black owned both on 38th and Lafayette Rd.
    Mississippi Belle is not black owned Just operated

  10. Shrimp Hut on high school Rd
    Harolds’s chicken
    Big O’s Bar BBQ is both on 38th and Lafayette Rd.

    Mississippi Belle is not black owned Just operated

  11. Moe’s Cafe and Social Club. Daytime Cafe, Night time lounge. Serving the east side with a broad menu. Black owned husband and wife.

  12. Seafood King off 38th and Emerson
    Sip & Share Wines, Black owned boutique Winery making vegan wines delivers for free to Indianapolis and surrounding areas.

  13. Thanks for the informative article! My husband and I are excited to support local black-owned businesses!

  14. Mrs. Murray’s naturals. Some of the best vegan food I’ve had in the city. Not sure if they have a store front but they are at farmers markets and you can find their food at various places around town!

  15. Can you please add Paleo Soul (7305 East 96th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana) – delicious food and the best customer service

  16. I’m amazed that these businesses are considered black the Shrimp Hut was not even mention the Shrimp Hut has been in Indianapolis for 50 years and it is black owned in the black community and it was not listed who do you have to talk to in order to get recognition or what fee are people paying for this advertising

  17. Thank you for the list. We can’t wait to try many of these.

    The Flatiron at The Point on Penn, owned by Chef Glenn Brown and wife Rolanda, is a local favorite downtown.

  18. Please add Da Blue Lagoon (Jamaican food). Graham Levy opened it 3 years ago, near Oaklandon.
    11705 Pendleton Pike, Indianapolis, IN 46236

  19. Central Seafood E. 34th & Central is black owned. Very, very good. Deliciously fried fresh fish and slaw.

  20. We would love to be included on this list. Stars Sandwich Market 443 Pennsylvania St Indianapolis IN 46204. 317-822-9999. My name is Terry Anthony and I’m the owner.

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