Discover the Top Women-Led Restaurants in the U.S. and Canada

There’s no better way to celebrate International Women’s Day than by paying a visit to one of these great restaurants — all helmed by women as chefs, managers, or owners. From running kitchens to managing multiple venues, these exceptional women are leaving their mark on the hospitality industry.

United States

Arizona 

Drink Me! Tea Room 

Herb Box

California

Los Angeles

Jar

Joselito’s Mexican Food Tujunga

San Diego, CA

Rose’s Tasting Room 

Sangio’s Deli 

San Francisco/Bay Area

A16 – San Francisco

Frances

Myriad Gastropub

Boulevard

Foreign Cinema

Lao Table

Marlowe

Cocotte

Da Flora

Octavia

Nightbird

State Bird Provisions

ROOH San Francisco

Gardenia’s

FANG

NOVY

La Ciccia

Bouche

A Cote 

Alley and Vine 

The Pastaria & Market

Osha Thai Embarcadero

Terzo

Rose’s Cafe

Colorado

Rioja

Ultreia

Vesta

Bistro Vendome

Ace Eat Serve

Spuntino

Stoic & Genuine 

Comida

Florida

Seaspice Brasserie & Lounge

Three & No.3 Social

Stiltsville Fish Bar

MC Kitchen

3030 Ocean

Elisabetta’s Ristorante – Delray 

Elisabetta’s Ristorante – West Palm Beach

Crust

Fiola

Vista 

Ghee Indian Kitchen

Phuc Yea

Cote Gourmet 

Georgia

Babette’s Cafe

1920 Tavern

Nan Thai Fine Dining

Chai Yo Modern Thai

Tuk Tuk Thai Food Loft 

Nakato ‘Sushi Bar and Regular Dining’ Japanese Restaurant

IL Localino

Cibo E Beve

Aziza

White Oak Kitchen + Cocktails

The Bold Monk

Max Lagers

Illinois

Le Bouchon – Chicago

Le Colonial – Chicago

Little Goat

Duck Duck Goat

Girl & the Goat

Macello

RL Restaurant

Kinzie Chophouse

Yugen

Parachute

Saigon Sisters

Jibaritos Y Mas Dine-In

Vermilion

Louisiana

Annunciation Restaurant 

Acropolis on Freret 

Maine

Foreside Tavern

Massachusetts

Mooncusser Fish House

Urban Hearth

Scampo at The Liberty Hotel

Tiger Mama

Saltie Girl

Porto

Oak + Rowan

Trade

Menton

JM Curley

Maryland 

Scossa Restaurant & Lounge 

Sally O’s

Tino’s Italian Bistro Restaurant & Wine Bar

Mississippi 

Molly’s Place – A Bar & Grill

Montana 

Asador Del Sur

Nevada

Yardbird Southern Table & Bar – The Venetian Las Vegas

Twin Creeks – Silverton Casino Hotel

The Black Sheep

Border Grill – Mandalay Bay

Honey Salt – Las Vegas

Chica Las Vegas

New Hampshire

Etagere

New York

New York City

La Palapa

Modern Love Brooklyn

Bessou

Yves

Meadowsweet

Glasserie

Loi Estiatorio

Pig and Khao

Bettola

Holiday Cocktail Lounge

Brooklyn High Low

Long Island

Grasso’s

La Bussola

North Carolina

Mozelle’s Southern Bistro

Limones

Artisinal Restaurant

Il Palio Restaurant 

Guglhupf

The Blue Corn

The Refectory Cafe

Peppervine

Lincoln Street Kitchen + Cocktails

Oregon

Nostrana

Kachka

Besaw’s

Pennsylvania

Pub & Kitchen

Trattoria Carina

Bud & Marilyn’s

The Love

Barbuzzo

Twelves Grill and Cafe

Texas 

Houston 

Armandos

Irma’s Southwest

Pepper Twins

Costa Brava Bistro

Le Colonial – Houston

Dallas 

Sum Dang Good Chinese 

VB Steakhouse

Austin 

Arlo Grey

Garbo’s

Chez Zee

68 Degrees

Hillside Farmacy

Uchiko

Tennessee

Nashville

Sinema

Etch

Chauhan Ale & Masala House

Memphis 

Fam

Embellir’s Pepper Bistro

Utah 

Hoof & Vine

Washington

Joule

FlintCreek Cattle Co.

Terra Plata

The Whale Wins

Poquitos – Capitol Hill

Plum Bistro

Capitol Cider

The Tin Table

Cafe Juanita 

Latitude Kitchen & Bar

Washington, D.C. 

Letena Ethiopian Restaurant

Equinox – DC

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

Centrolina

Filomena Ristorante

Wyoming

Cookhouse at the TA Ranch

Canada

Calgary 

CHARCUT

Ten Foot Henry

Montreal 

Ile Flottante (former Les Deux Singes)

Graziella Restaurant

Helena

Chez Sophie – Montreal

Toronto

Tutti Matti

Grey Gardens

Vancouver

Old Bird

Yuwa Japanese Cuisine (fka Zest Restaurant)