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Black Owned Businesses in Harlem You Should Check Out

Yes, there are still Black owned businesses in Harlem. Many amazing ones, just like those we’ve listed below. Check them out and support!

Black Owned Businesses in Harlem

NINI’s “A Sip of Africa” is the pride of healthy, tasty, and nutritious drinks made through the consciousness of environmental sustainability and social responsibility to the community.
BLVD Bistro is a family-owned, Southern-inspired culinary labor of love.
Melba’s serves Southern classics in a retro setting that’s relaxed & homey by day, bustling in the evening.
Seasoned Vegan offers vegan dishes from organic ingredients prepared with global flavors.
MIST Harlem is a multipurpose venue that offers a cafe & bar, plus space for live music & special events.
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The 125 Collection produces high-quality soy quote candles for those who have an appreciation for fun, stylish individuality, with a bit of a decadent taste for fine, non-toxic fragrances.
The Edge Harlem offers espresso drinks, baked goods & sandwiches, plus wine & beer, in a funky space with brunch service.

Home Sweet Harlem Southern plates plus breakfast & brunch served in a chill cafe with exposed-brick walls & live jazz.

Lenox Saphire offers Senegalese & American soul food, plus French pastries, served in a hip hangout with sidewalk seats.

Blujeen Elevated American comfort food with Southern twists served in a stylish setting with a long bar.
BSquared serves dishes such as Fresh Oysters, Tempura Filled Squash Blossoms and Oyster Chowder to offer an upscale casual dining experience right in the heart of Harlem.
Lolo’s Seafood Shack is a small counter-order place offering Caribbean-inspired fare including seafood steampots.

Flamekeepers Hat Club is an upscale store offering an array of sophisticated hats for men, in many styles.

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Hyacinth’s Haven offers inventive spins on Jamaican cooking, plus classic cocktails, served in a casual-chic space.
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Lee Lee’s Baked Goods is known for its gourmet rugelach, this cheery red-&-white-themed bakery offers delivery services.
Chocolat Restaurant and Lounge creates a one-of-a-kind experience that allows its visitors to enter an urban and sophisticated world.
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The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is a research library of the New York Public Library and an archive repository for information on people of African descent worldwide.
The Nail Suite is a boutique nail salon that specializes in natural nail care and offers full-service manicures and pedicure, as well as gel polish manicures, and gel enhancements.
Onion Cut & Sewn provides beautifully effortless clothes that feel like lotion.
Zoma is a setting for Ethiopian cuisine that honor and continue the old tradition of fresh ingredients, low and slow cooking and balanced flavoring in an atmosphere thats modern and friendly.

Sister’s Uptown Bookstore is an Indie bookshop & community hub spotlighting a range of tales & events by & about African Americans.

Cove Lounge is a Caribbean inspired restaurant and lounge serving specialty cocktails plus a menu of Southern comfort food.

Tina Pearson Salon is dedicated to creating healthy beautiful hair. Tina believes the integrity of your hair should never be sacrificed for any hairstyle.
Levels Barbershop has been established to appeal to the individual who is looking for more than just your average haircut.

Grandma’s Place is Harlem’s premier toy and children’s book boutique that is a top-notch family experience with an upscale ambiance and down home appeal.

Cathedra is a boutique grooming salon that offers a new take on the old barbershop trend. Infusion of style, fashion, haircare and skincare.

Elite Conceptions Hair Lounge is a full service boutique hair salon specializing in multicultural hair textures and styling.

Ponty Bistro is a chic neighborhood bistro for French-African cuisine in breezy, comfortable digs with African art.

Shrine is an Arts & performance space hosting all-ages shows & serving drinks & bar bites.

Yatenga is a stylish, casual eatery featuring à la carte & fixed-price menus of traditional French bistro fare.

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Red Rooster serves comfort food celebrating the roots of American cuisine and the diverse culinary traditions.

Calabash Imports is an African fashion, jewelry, home furnishings and gift store.

Hats by Bunn offers “classic originals for all seasons.”

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Egunsifoods is a food company focused on producing refrigerated African food derived from classic West African dishes.

Hecho en Harlem Jewelry is rooted in the geometric form, boasting bold clean, sleek design while utilizing scale and texture to create exciting, bold, statement pieces.

Tsion is a stylish cafe featuring contemporary Ethiopian cuisine in a warm space with patio seating.

Barbara’s Flowers is a florist shop providing custom arrangements, bouquets, gifts & delivery services.

 

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Black Owned Businesses in Brooklyn You Should Know

Over the past decade, countless Black owned businesses in Brooklyn (and nationwide) have fallen victim to gentrification.

Rising rents and leases are forcing businesses to close. However, there are still many Black owned businesses and institutions that have weathered the storm and continue to provide great goods and service.

Black Owned Businesses in Brooklyn

The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) aims to serve as a conduit for African Diaspora forms of expression ranging from the visual and performing arts to film and television.

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Calabar Imports is a trendy, specialty retail and gift store that offers home furnishings, unique crafted jewelry, fashion, and gifts sold at moderate prices.

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Khamit Kinks is a natural hair care salon that specializes in natural hairstyles and maintaining healthy hair.

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Akwaaba Mansion is a meticulously restored Italianate villa that features exquisite architectural details, including 14-foot ceilings and ornate fireplaces.

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Richol Bakery combines French tradition with an American Flair, including a light menu of quiche & panini, plus pastries & elegant French-style desserts.

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Adrian Fanus Grooming is a highly rated barbershop that tailors to each client’s grooming experience to maximize his/her own personal and unique sense of style.

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From old school haircuts styles to the most current popular hairstyles , Brooklyn Master Barbershop focuses on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction. 

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Levels’ is a multifaceted barbershop that specializes in styling, grooming, and overall hair care for men, women, and children. Founders: Kamal Nuru, Larry Wilson and Denorval Parks
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BCakeNY is a custom cake studio dedicated to creating specialty cakes for every occasion. Owner & Cake Designer: Miriam Milord
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Ms.Dahlias Cafe specializes in baked eats, including biscuits & muffins, plus light fare in cozy digs.

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A remarkably preserved slice of the prohibition era, Bedford Hall is the perfect combination of a Bar, Lounge, and Events Space.

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La Caye offers authentic Haitian cuisine & inventive sangrias in an intimate, art-hung space with outdoor dining. 

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The Crabby Shack is your destination for all things crabs! They dish up crab in full plates with sides, as well as in rolls, tacos & sliders. 10525846_868818223139365_263334174250857375_n

Bed-Vyne Brew Bar is a pub with a reclaimed wood decor serves draft microbrews & hosts DJs from Wednesday to Saturday. 

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Blew Smoke is a sophisticated cigar lounge with Wi-Fi, TVs, private humidors & a BYOB drink policy.

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Brooklyn Bell is an ice cream shop that sells classic & seasonal flavors & other housemade sweets. 

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Brooklyn Swirl is the first independently-owned frozen yogurt shop to serve the Brooklyn Community. They serve crepes & smoothies in bright modern digs with a patio & free WiFi. 

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Brooklyn Wine Yard is an intimate lounge, serving up an upscale atmosphere with great wines, spirits, beers, and tasty food. brooklyn-wine-yard-slide-3-992x546

Bati is a traditional Ethiopian restaurant, located in the heart of Fort Greene, Brooklyn, dedicated to serving authentic delicacies that possess homemade quality flavors.

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Jollof Restaurant is a West African eatery with colorful art-filled walls serving a variety of Senegalese and other West African dishes. 6_1440061230_joloff_restaurant
Joire’s Spa Studio is a beauty salon that offers different types of hair extensions, full body waxing, teeth whitening, and Henna tattooing.

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Joshua Dwain Photography is an international wedding photography husband and wife team. 

Ifetayo Cultural Arts Academy is a community-based arts and cultural organization dedicated to supporting the creative, educational, and vocational development of disadvantaged youth and families. 

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Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center uses dance to encourage, inspire, and facilitate the aspirations of New York’s inner-city youth.

Big Apple Urgent Care is an urgent care and community wellness center located in the heart of East Flatbush, Brooklyn.

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Greedi Vegan is a vegan restaurant that offers fast-casual vegan soul food.

Harlem Hops is a bar that offers craft local & world beers & international pub grub.

Cafe Rue Dix is a French and Senegalese cafe, restaurant, and bar located in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

Marche Ru Dix is a trendy concept store featuring a curated selection of vintage clothing, jewelry & home goods.

 


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