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If you’re looking to support great women-owned businesses but also hankering for tasty eats, Yelp is making it easier than ever to do both with a single search.

5 stars onlyThe 100 Best Places to Eat in America, According to YelpThe popular crowd-source review platform is making women-owned restaurants, and other businesses, searchable for the first time ever—just in time for International Women’s Day (March 8).

The new female-focused search feature doesn’t appear to be a simple marketing stunt, either. According to a spokesperson for Yelp, the brand has seen a major uptick in requests from users looking for a way to search for and support women-owned businesses. Furthermore, mentions of women-owned businesses spiked 20 percent since 2018 and more than 50 percent in the last five years.  

Hmm, why could that be? Beyond increased social awareness, it turns out women-owned businesses enjoy, on average, higher overall ratings than their non-women-owned counterparts across nearly every category on Yelp, including restaurants.

Women-owned business tag on Yelp

As proof, here are 50 of the top-rated women-owned restaurants currently on Yelp. So go get your search (and grub) on and support a few kickass ladies along the way. 

Mockingbird Kitchen – Fayetteville, AR

Whilma’s Filipino Restaurant – Searcy, AR

Koi Poke – Scottsdale, AZ

Grassroots Ice Cream – Granby, CT

Mudslingers – Rehoboth Beach, DE

Sweet Delights Key Lime Pies – Florida City, FL

Wow Poke N Juice – Lawrenceville, GA

Rainbeau Jo’s – Lihue, HI

One Aloha Shave Ice – Kailua-Kona, HI

Suzie Q Cafe – Mason City, IA

Buddy’s Clubhouse – Dubuque, IA

Gabby’s Peruvian Restaurant & Catering – Wichita, KS

Doo-Dah Diner – Wichita, KS

SnoWhat Snowballs – Louisville, KY

Native Bagel – Berea, KY

Coastal Cafe and Bakery – Searsport, ME

Sticky Sweet – Portland, ME

Young Joni – Minneapolis, MN

The Wild Way Coffee – Kansas City, MO

Mary Jane Burgers & Brew – Perryville, MO

Starfish Cafe – Bay Saint Louis, MS

Lee’s Coffee & Tea – Laurel, MS

Ebon Coffee Collective – Billings, MT

Mustang Fresh Food – Livingston, MT

Asali Desserts & Cafe – Cary, NC

Looking Glass Creamery – Fairview, NC

Badlands Barista and Boutique – Beach, ND

Thunder Coffee – West Fargo, ND

Zen Coffee Company – Omaha, NE

Laney & Lu – Exeter, NH

Riverwalk Cafe – Nashua, NH

CWC The Restaurant – Cincinnati, OH

Donna’s Delicious Dozen – Columbus, OH

Pie Junkie – Oklahoma City, OK

Vito’s Ristorante – Oklahoma City, OK

Nana’s Guilty Pleasures – Portland, OR

Duross & Langel – Philadelphia, PA

Off Track Ice Cream – Charleston, SC

Porter & Pig – Hilton Head Island, SC

Begging Burro Mexican Bistro & Tequila Bar – Custer, SD

Willa B’s Bistro & Emporium – Yankton, SD

RubySnap – Salt Lake City, UT

Croby’s Urban Viddles – Charlottesville, VA

Stowe Street Cafe – Waterbury, VT

J.J. Hapgood General Store & Eatery – Peru, VT

Taste Of Thai By Wipa – Burlington, WA

Mama D’s Coffee – Wales, WI

Ellen’s Homemade Ice Cream – Charleston, WV

Starlings Coffee & Provisions – Charleston, WV

Pizza Carrello – Gillette, WY

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