A List of Raleigh’s Black-Owned Businesses You Can Support

In Buzz, June 2020, Web Exclusive by Raleigh Magazine

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WEB EXCLUSIVE North Carolina ranks fifth as the best state for Black-owned businesses and we want to make sure Raleigh’s get the love they deserve. In response to requests from our readers, we’ve compiled a list of some of the city’s Black-owned restaurants, shops, fitness centers, arts studios and other businesses; our list isn’t exhaustive so if you know of some we’ve missed, email us or tell us on social media! Remember to be safe when you visit; wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Eat and Drink

Alpha Dawgs
6209 Rock Quarry Road, Suite 102

Boss of Vegan
2161 South Wilmington Street

D&S Cafeteria
1177 Buck Jones Road

The District
317 West Morgan Street

Jack’s Seafood & Soul Food Restaurant
1516 New Bern Avenue

Jamaican Grille
5500 Atlantic Springs Road

Jamaica Jerk Masters
1909 Poole Road
3110 New Bern Avenue

Lee’s Kitchen
1100 Raleigh Boulevard
4638 Capital Boulevard

Mum’s Jamaican Restaurant
3901 Capital Boulevard, Suite 101

Nafkot Ethiopian Restaurant
2109 Avent Ferry Road #146

Oak City Fish and Chips
411 West Morgan Street

ORO Restaurant and Lounge
18 East Martin Street

Premier Cakes
6617 Falls of Neuse Road

Proverbs Bakery

Sarge’s Chef on Wheels

The Shrimp Truck

Sinful Delights Cupcakery

Swahili Grill
Triangle Town Center
3721 Sumner Boulevard, Suite 100

Sweet Tea and Cornbread Grill & Eatery
NC Museum of History
5 East Denton Street

Wingz American Grill
3400 New Birch Drive


Health and Fitness
Colors of Yoga Raleigh
16 Glenwood Avenue

CORE Fitness Studio 1105 Capital Boulevard

My Pink Cherry Pole Studio
3862 Capital Boulevard

Results Fitness
2205-109 Westinghouse Boulevard

Salons, Spas and Personal Care
Adara Spa
608 West Peace Street

Azia B’s Salon Nails
7400 Six Forks Road, #4

Geometry Curly Hair Studio
6600 Six Forks Road, Suite 202

Men at Work Barbershop
600 West South Street

Nail Yeah
22 Glenwood Avenue, #1

Red Rose Grooming

Specialty Retail
6260 Plantation Center Drive, M 103
(pictured above)

Bon Vie Mobile Cigar Lounge

Classy Hair Products

The Chocolate Boutique
8480 Honeycutt Road

Cockamamie Jewelry
14 Glenwood Avenue, Studio 26

Rocket Fizz
121 Fayetteville Street

Natural Nourish and Handcrafted Skincare

6320 Capital Boulevard

The ZEN Succulent
208 South Wilmington Street

A Plus Family Care
1500 Garner Road
4551 New Bern Avenue

Nelson Orthodontics
10940 Raven Ridge Road

Renewed Strength Counseling Services

Triangle Doulas of Color

Urban Healing Counseling
8392 Six Forks Road

Professional Services

DDR Realty

Fuller’s Photography
410 Lord Berkley Road, #2467

Glenwood South Tailor & Alterations
743 West Johnson Street, Suite A

McLaurin Realty Group
324 South Wilmington Street, Suite 275

Men at Work Car Care Center
330 Tryon Road

New Legacy Realty
211 E. Six Forks Road, Building C #108

Pretty N Paid Media

Third Multimedia

TribeTalk Media

The Wardsworth Group
6325 Falls of Neuse Road

Arts, Music and Dance
Expressions in Rhythm Studio
5416 Rock Quarry Road

The McNeill Studio
16 Glenwood Avenue, Studio 30-C

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