Below we have several Black Owned Businesses located in NYC that we recommend. This is a growing list.
If you are an online-only business and would like to be featured, stay tuned as we create an directory for both online + physical stores.
55 St Nicholas Ave, New York, NY 10026
One of the best vegan counter-serve resturants in Harlem with a great ambiance and wide selection of dishes. Check out their BBQ “crawfish”/burdock burger.
Breukelen Coffee House
764 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238
Cozy coffeehouse providing brews & baked goods in a space that invites lingering. My favorite place to go get work done and get a cup of ginger tea. The pastries are not vegan, but there are plenty of nut-based mylk options for coffee/tea lovers.
Scoops Ice Cream Parlor
624 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225
Serving the Flatbush/Crown Heights area for over two decades, Scoops does his thing with dairy-free frozen treats, vegan Caribbean-style meals, nuts mylks, smoothies and the works.
5814 Clarendon Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11203
Caribbean-inspired cuisine with signature Rasta Pasta, full bar & entertainment. There are vegetarian options.
Paradis Des Gouts
3002, 1136 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11221
Authentic Ivory Coast cuisine, filled with good vibes.PDG provides you with a back home experience and flavors
Home Sweet Harlem
1528 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10031
Southern plates plus breakfast & brunch served in a chill cafe with exposed-brick walls & live jazz. Very cozy spot with a beautiful owner! Vegetarian options.
203 Wilson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237
Hip, cozy spot founded by a woman with a beautiful spirit. Sol Sips offers an assortment of fresh plant based beverages and mini plant based bites. Their pastries are the perfect amount of sweetness and their creativity shines from the moment you step infront of their establishment. Check out their Root Brews for great coffee alternatives.
769A Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238
Organic vegan shop with a juice + smoothie bar that also sells vegan pastries, breakfast, lunch + dinner. There are two locations, but this is my favorite spot! Also check them out on 243 Malcolm X Blvd, Brooklyn, NY.
324 Livingston St, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Casual Caribbean counter-serve shop in Downtown Brooklyn. Vegetarian/Vegan options available.
Pikliz Cafe and Lounge
903 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225
+ 347 715-9366
Ayiti right in the neighborhood of Crown Heights. This Lounge + Restaurant/Cafe has many flavorful vegetarian options + heart thumping music.
452 E New York Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203
Compact, unfussy eatery serving up classic soul food with vegetarian options.
Veggies Natural Juice Bar
785 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238
The amount of fruit combinations available at this juice bar makes it satisfyingly overwhelming to just pick one. From juices to smoothies to puddings, your fruit/vegetable craving will be satisfied here. They also serve patties.
810 Franklin Ave Brooklyn, NY 11225
Diner and bodega style quick eats – not vegan friendly, however vegetarian friendly.
843 Franklin Ave # B, Brooklyn, NY 11225
Jamaican style Caribbean resturant with vegetarian options.
555 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225
As the name suggests, a sea-food centered restaurant with vegetarian options such as juices, soups, burgers + a wide selection of sides.
Respect For Life
537 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216
Check out this NOI-family run bookstore in the heart of Bed-Stuy.
Sister’s Uptown Bookstore
1942 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10032
Indie bookshop & community hub spotlighting a range of titles & events by & about Afrakans.
Clothes + Accessories
1396 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11216
Retailer with clothing & accessories, including Afrakan-themed goods, plus bath & body products. Books, occult needs are also found here.
593 Flatbush Ave Brooklyn, NY 11225
Family owned business that specilizes in eclectric Afrakan art, clothing, body butters and jewelry.
317 Flatbush Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11217
Nailbed specializes in natural nail care
Make Manifest BK
382 Tompkins Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11216
Make Manifest BK is a vibrant co-working/co-creating space for creative entrepreneurs. They also have a retail market filled with handmade goods.
Leaf of Life Vitamin Health Food
1325 Flatbush Ave Brooklyn, NY 11226
Herbs, roots, teas, tonics and other health food and products.
Life Wellness BK Center
376 Tompkins Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216
Life Wellness Center specializes in massage therapy, acupuncture and apothecary. It’s cozy, warm vibe invites you over and over again.