Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels42 Black-Owned Businesses in San Diego to Support Kaylin Waizinger February 1, 2021 Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on PinterestShare on RedditShare on LinkedInShare on InstagramShare on YouTubeShare on EmailShare on WhatsAppExtend a Hand. Show Some Love. Be the Change. Written By: Kaylin Waizinger San Diego Black-Owned Businesses Help of Restaurant List Curation: @packslight As state and county regulations are in a constant state of flux due to Covid-19, some of the businesses mentioned may be temporarily closed. Please visit their individual websites to ensure they are currently open, and please follow all safety procedures in place. 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 Ethiopian Restaurant & Market 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 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 & Catering 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 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 K Couture 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 Whips n Furs Costume Store Location: North Park Type: Theatrical costume supplier Show your support and email email@example.com to help us grow our list!