Uncle Sam's Immigrant Cafe

Uncle Sam's Immigrant Cafe is a non-profit platform celebrating our immigrant restaurateurs, their unique cuisine and dream of building a successful American business. Join us in supporting these hard working entrepreneurs while treating yourself to amazing food!

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Little Aladdin Restaurant
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The open kitchen is what you first see when you enter the restaurant. You can smell and hear the sound of beef, chicken, or lamb sizzling on the flat top grill. Fresh pastries sit in […]

Rincon de Buenos Aires Restaurant
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Bright neon lights in every conceivable color of the rainbow beckon tourists, vying for every ounce of their limited attention span on the strip.  This is Las Vegas, loud, brash and distinctly unapologetic, a surreal […]

Salvadoreño Restaurant
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  Karlos Ramirez‘s parents had to flee their native El Salvador due to the horrific violence from the country’s 12-year civil war. Miriam and Alfredo knew that the only way to achieve a safer and […]

Nepali Asian Restaurant
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Nepali Asian Restaurant: Uttam Tamang, the manager and owner of Nepali Asian restaurant, takes careful attention to greet every customer with a firm handshake and a warm smile. After showing them to their brightly colored […]

Pera Turkish Kitchen & Bar
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When you walk into Pera Turkish Kitchen & Bar and speak to Sirac Ergun, you can sense his passion.  Sirac is the chef and co-owner of Pera. He opened Pera in 2017 with his brother Ahmet. […]

Ike’s Cafe and Grill
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The Setting When I first walked into Ike’s Café and Grill in Norcross, I felt as if I’d somehow wandered into my favorite aunt and uncle’s home. How I was just now visiting this not […]

Monse’s Pupuseria
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In an alley behind the mainstreet of Old Colorado City in Colorado, between a parking lot and a back street, is a building that houses Monse’s Taste of El Salvador Pupusería. In a neighborhood where […]

Saigon Kitchen
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Van Nguyen and Lanni Vu are a mother daughter restaurateur duo from Vietnam. Van, a widowed mother of seven children at the time, made the decision to immigrate to the United States a few days […]

Los Hermanos
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Anyone who has lived in a foreign country understands the immense comfort and nostalgia evoked by delicious homecooked food from one’s native country. Walking off the DC streets and through the door of Los Hermanos, […]

Carnival Restaurant
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  Even as one stands in the parking lot out front of Carnival, a medium-sized Lebanese American restaurant located just on the outskirts of Hollywood’s buzz, it’s possible to feel the community bustling around the […]