Heading down to Austin, Texas for the AfroTech Conference? We know you’ll be looking for the best Black businesses to support while you’re visiting, and luckily, TN’s got the skinny on where to find the best Black-owned grub in town.

Of course, the city has tons of BBQ establishments to choose from. But Austin boasts a thriving food scene with a diverse offering of cuisine to appease every type of eater. Whether it’s seafood, Jamaican, or desert you crave, we’ve got you covered. Here are five Black-owned food trucks to support in Austin, TX.

RELATED: AfroTech Conference is taking over Austin, Texas November 13-17, 2022 talking about everything from web3, recruitment, career advancement, funding opportunities, and there’s a 2-day music stage.

1. Brown's Bar-B-Que


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Brown’s Bar-B-Que

1901 S. Lamar Blvd.

We know you aren’t about to visit Texas without indulging in some of the amazing BBQ the state is known for. Stop at Brown’s Bar-B-Que, a favorite of Austin locals, and browse their menu of tender, smoky goodness. You can’t go wrong with any of their award-winning, fall-off-the-bone meats: ribs, brisket, chicken, pulled pork, and more.

2. JP’s Pancake Company

JP’s Pancake Company

Rio Grande Street

Austin’s first pancake food truck, JP’s proves that pancakes are not just for breakfast. The sweet, fluffy cakes come in delectable flavors like milk chocolate, white chocolate, dark chocolate, and pumpkin spice. In addition to the standard whipped cream and powdered sugar, customers can get their stack with strawberry, blueberry, blackberry, raspberry, chocolate, or caramel-flavored syrup along with a plethora of other toppings.

3. Phoenix Grille


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Phoenix Grille

15630 Vision Drive, Pflugerville

Phoenix Grille offers quick, tasty eats from their mobile scratch kitchen. Quesadillas, grilled wraps, rice bowls, tacos, and fries are all on the menu, customizable with a variety of toppings and add-ons.

4. Krab Kingz Seafood


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Krab Kingz Seafood

1311 S 1st Street

Krab Kingz boasts the best seafood in Central Texas. In addition to their boil platters featuring lobster, crabs, shrimp, and sausage, they offer a selection of desserts and fun drinks. They also have a brick-and-mortar location in Pflugerville.

5. Kings & Queens Jamaican Cuisine


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Kings & Queens Jamaican Cuisine

310 East Pecan Street, Pflugerville

Craving a taste of Jamaica while in Austin? Stop by Kings & Queens for authentic island flavors. Their menu includes classics like jerk chicken, oxtails, brown stew chicken, and curry chicken, Customers also rave about their reggae wraps, escovitch red snapper, and pineapple jerk wings.

Related: Austin, Texas’ First Pancake Food Truck Is Black-Owned But It’s Not A Breakfast Spot