Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels41 Black-Owned Businesses in San Diego to Support Locale Magazine Editors June 3, 2020 Spread the loveExtend a Hand. Show Some Love. Be the Change. Written By: Kaylin Waizinger San Diego Black-Owned Businesses Help of Restaurant List Curation: @packslight The Black community needs our support—especially right now. So, we’ve compiled a list of Black-owned businesses in San Diego that could certainly use some love moving forward. Whether it’s ordering tasty takeout or making a purchase online, let’s continue to find ways to love and support our Black community while working toward substantial, more significant changes. 🍴 Eateries San Diego Black-Owned Businesses ACKEE Tree Location: El Cerrito Cuisine: Jamaicain AJ’s Creole Cuisine & West Coast Smokehouse San Diego Black-Owned Businesses Location: Food truck serving various locations Cuisine: Creole Awash San Diego Black-Owned Businesses Location: North Park Cuisine: Ethiopian Bankhead Mississippi Cooking Location: Spring Valley Cuisine: Southern Blendees Smoothie & Juice Bar Location: El Cajon Cuisine: Juices & smoothies Bonnie Jean’s Soul Food Café Location: Oak Park Cuisine: Southern comfort Breakfast Bitch Location: Hillcrest Cuisine: Brunch Cafe X Location: El Cajon Cuisine: Coffee shop Cane Patch Kitchen Location: Liberty Public Market Cuisine: Vegan & vegetarian soul food Cardellino San Diego Black-Owned Businesses Location: Hillcrest Cuisine: Italian Coop’s West Texas BBQ Location: Lemon Grove Cuisine: Texas-style barbecue Fat Joe’s Location: Oceanside Cuisine: American Flavors of East Africa Location: University Heights Cuisine: East African Fort Oak Location: Mission Hills Cuisine: Upscale American Gihon Ethiopian Kitchen Location: North Park Cuisine: Ethiopian Island Spice San Diego Black-Owned Businesses Location: Rolando Cuisine: Jamaican Muzita Abyssinian Bistro Location: University Heights Cuisine: Abyssinian (Eritrean/Ethiopian) Nomad Donuts Location: North Park Cuisine: Donuts, Bagels and Coffee One World Beat Cafe Location: Balboa Park Cuisine: Vegan Pete Mayo’s Original Waffle Burgers Location: Lincoln Park Cuisine: Waffle Burgers Rare Society Location: University Heights Cuisine: Upscale American Rhythm’s Chicken and Waffles Location: Pacific Beach Cuisine: Chicken & Waffles Smack’n Guamanian Grill Location: Miramar Cuisine: Chamorro Spacebar Café & Wine Bistro Location: La Mesa Cuisine: cafe-style Spoiled Vegans Café Location: East Village Cuisine: Vegan Breakfast Streetcar Merchants Location: North Park Cuisine: Modernized Southern classic Suckerfree Location: Gaslamp Quarter Cuisine: Southern Sunnie’s Location: Ocean Beach Cuisine: Mexican (+ coffee shop) Surf & Soul Spot Location: La Mesa Cuisine: Seafood & comfort food The Morning After Location: Gaslamp Quarter Cuisine: Brunch & cocktails Tropical Savor Bar & Grill Location: Gaslamp Quarter Cuisine: Latin-Caribbean TRUST Photography Provided By: TRUST Restaurant Group Location: Hillcrest Cuisine: Urban rustic Yohed Coffee Location: City Heights Cuisine: Ethiopian Cafe 🛍 Shops AC Plumbing Construction Location: Carlsbad Type: Plumbing Services Cassandra Shepard Designs Location: Balboa Park Type: Painter, jewelry and clothing designer and textile artist Garden of Fragrance Location: Oak Park Type: Fragrance Shop Failed Race Location: San Diego Type: Clothing brand geared towards the advancement and advocacy for people of color Freshly Faded Location: North Park Type: Barber + shop Furlicious Pet Services LLC Location: San Diego (In client’s home) Type: Dog Walking and Training Puzzle Pieces Marketing Location: San Diego Type: PR and Digital Marketing Agency Sew Forgiven Location: Online Type: Men’s, women’s & home boutique Studio Barre Location: Mission Hills Type: Fitness Studio Lonely Floater Location: Online Type: Lifestyle/streetwear brand Lili Kouture Location: City Heights Type: African fashion collection Reggae World Location: North Park Type: Funky shop with reggae-inspired goods FIVESPACE Location: North Park Type: Record Store Show your support and email firstname.lastname@example.org to help us grow our list!