Our mission

To connect foodies to Black restaurants and culinary events while amplifying the dining experience for and by Black communities.


Download our easy-to-use mobile app to discover Black-owned restaurants, eateries, and events near you.


EatOkra connects 350,000+ foodies to Black-owned restaurants, eateries, and food trucks nationwide and includes a network of leading partners, like Pepsi and Uber, looking to amplify your business.

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See the major recognition we’ve been blessed to receive in the media.

Chef Jj’s Crawfish Broil Is Made To Be Devoured S3 : E11


Gather your family and friends because Chef JJ's crawfish broil is flavorful, delicious, and ready to feed the masses!

Eat Okra App Helps You Find Black Owned Restaurants In Your City

FOX 11

Founders Anthony and Janique Edwards discuss their mission to help diners connect with Black-Owned Restaurants

Eat Okra App: The Brooklyn Couple Behind Mobile Guide To Black Owned Eateries


BROOKLYN — Meet the Brooklyn couple behind the EatOkra app, a guide to Black-owned restaurants and businesses in NYC and across the country.

Husband and wife co-founders Anthony and Janique Edwards said they came up with the idea for the mobile app when they moved to Brooklyn in 2016 and wanted to find and support local Black-owned businesses.

EatOkra’s mission is to provide a food-themed directory that encourages fellowship through one specific avenue, Black food.


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Counterfeit Money Awareness And Cash Handling Tips

We have partnered with Regions Bank to provide a FREE webinar to food trucks to learn how to handle cash securely and identify counterfeit money

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