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Black-owned Eateries in South Jersey

Whether you are craving home-style southern cooking, or a refreshing made-to-order vegetable juice, the best spots are just across the river. Below are some of our favorites: 

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Camden, NJ

This soul-food landmark for more than three decades just received the James Beard Foundation America’s Classics Award. The powerhouse behind this success? Owner and life-long Camden-resident Corinne Bradley-Powers, whose love for food is rivaled only by her dedication to mentoring local youth.

photo cred: @thpuddinpalace

Oaklyn

With a variety of flavors one more delicious than the next, this shop is sure to satisfy any sweet craving! Whether you’re in the mood for pudding — their speciality! — or you need cake for your next celebration, the Puddin’ Palace’s got you covered! 

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Oaklyn

Craving some heartwarming home-style cooking? Look no further. Specializing in southern cuisine, their extensive menu offers all the classics. Now with two additional locations — Lindenwald, NJ and New Castle, DE. Can’t get there? They deliver! 

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Audubon

This plant-based, gluten-free urban cafe provides delicious food “that brings you back”. Don’t take our word for it! From sweet to savory, their mouth-watering menu is sure to have something for everyone. 

photo cred: @tissosweetbakery

Haddon Heights

Whether you crave a sweet treat, or need a gourmet cake for your next party, these fresh, melt-in-your-mouth desserts are delicious to the last bite. 

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Cherry Hill

A short drive from Philly, come enjoy authentic Caribbean flavors in their lovely dining room, from jerk chicken wings to Escovitch fish and everything in between! Can’t make it in person? They’ll deliver!

photo cred: @thejuicebar_juicecompany

Haddon Township

Family owned and operated, this health & wellness south jersey gem is dedicated to providing affordable, 100% natural fruit and vegetable juices. They recently moved to a new location in Haddon Township right on Haddon Avenue. 

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Merchantville

Located in a beautifully rehabbed train station, this coffee shop shares the space with the Eilandarts Center, offering the community beverages and baked goods along with art and music. Visit their gift shop for vintage items, local art work and fair-trade pieces from all over the world.  Keep an eye on their website for upcoming events and a variety of workshops.