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.
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.
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.
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.
Caribbean-inspired cuisine with signature Rasta Pasta, full bar & entertainment. There are vegetarian options.
Authentic Ivory Coast cuisine, filled with good vibes.PDG provides you with a back home experience and flavors
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.
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.
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.
Casual Caribbean counter-serve shop in Downtown Brooklyn. Vegetarian/Vegan options available.
Ayiti right in the neighborhood of Crown Heights. This Lounge + Restaurant/Cafe has many flavorful vegetarian options + heart thumping music.
Compact, unfussy eatery serving up classic soul food with vegetarian options.
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.
Diner and bodega style quick eats – not vegan friendly, however vegetarian friendly.
Jamaican style Caribbean resturant with vegetarian options.
As the name suggests, a sea-food centered restaurant with vegetarian options such as juices, soups, burgers + a wide selection of sides.
Check out this NOI-family run bookstore in the heart of Bed-Stuy.
Indie bookshop & community hub spotlighting a range of titles & events by & about Afrakans.
Retailer with clothing & accessories, including Afrakan-themed goods, plus bath & body products. Books, occult needs are also found here.
Family owned business that specilizes in eclectric Afrakan art, clothing, body butters and jewelry.
Nailbed specializes in natural nail care
Make Manifest BK is a vibrant co-working/co-creating space for creative entrepreneurs. They also have a retail market filled with handmade goods.
Herbs, roots, teas, tonics and other health food and products.
Life Wellness Center specializes in massage therapy, acupuncture and apothecary. It’s cozy, warm vibe invites you over and over again.