Black-Owned Businesses to Support in San Diego

Freshly Faded Barber + Shop

Looking for ways to show your support for the black community? Donate, shop and dine at the many outstanding black-run businesses throughout San Diego. 


Dirt Don’t Hurt
Healthy, beauty and skin care. Multiple locations. | Instagram

Freshly Faded Barber + Shop
2850 El Cajon Blvd., Suite 1, San Diego, 619.677.4733.

Lili Couture
5285 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego, 619.218.9686. | Instagram

Lonely Floater
Online apparel shop.

Love. Nurture. Grow.
Online comprehensive hair care program that helps black women achieve their hair care goals. Email at

Onyeka Tefari
Holistic health, yoga classes, massage and cupping. 619.514.6660.

High vibrational, raw cosmetics for mindful folk. 619.674.7605. | Instagram


Ackee Tree
Jamaican cuisine. 5712 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego, 619.450.6284.

Addis Restaurant
Ethiopian. 3643 El Cajon Blvd, Normal Heights. 619.677.4844 |@addisrestaurant

Bankhead Mississippi Style Cooking
Soul food. 8300 Paradise Valley Road, Suite 102-103, Spring Valley, 619.773.7269. | Instagram

Aya Raw
Healthy vegan bites. | @ayarawfoods

The Barbecue Pit
Barbecue. North Park, 2888 University Ave., San Diego, 619.298.2400.

Cane Patch Kitchen
Southern cuisine. Liberty Public Market, 2820 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, 619.203.7991. | Instagram

Flavors of East Africa
East African cuisine. 2322 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego, 619.955.8778.| Instagram

Fort Oak
American. 1011 Fort Stockton Dr., San Diego, 619.722.3398.| Instagram

Island Spice Jamaican Restaurant
6109 University Ave., San Diego, 619.702.9309. | Instagram

North Park’s Louisiana Purchase.

Louisiana Purchase
Southern Restaurant. 2305 University Ave., San Diego, 619.255.8278. | Instagram

Nomad Donuts
Donuts, bagels, pastries, preserves and coffee.
3102 University Ave., San Diego, 619.431.5000. | Instagram

Rare Society
Steakhouse. 4130 Park Blvd., San Diego, 619.501.6404. | Instagram

Rhythm’s Chicken and Waffles
1136 Garnet Ave., San Diego, 858.246.6276. | Instagram

Spoiled Vegans Cafe
Vegan Breakfast, Brunch and Happy Hour. 440 16th St., San Diego, 619/320.8366. | Instagram

Spoiled Vegans breakfast sandwich

StreetCar Merchants
Southern Chicken Joint & Bar. 4002 30th St., San Diego, 619.546.9010. | Instagram

Tropical Savor Bar & Grill
Caribbean cuisine. 729 4th Ave., Gaslamp. 619-228-9385 | @tropicalsavorbarandgrill

Trust Restaurant
New American fare. 3752 Park Blvd., Hillcrest, 619.795.6901. | Instagram


Blue Heart Foundation

Open Heart Leaders
1913 Euclid Avenue, Suite 108, San Diego, 858.256.6736.

Photo credits from top: Courtesy Freshly Faded Barber + Shop/Facebook. Courtesy Louisiana Purchase/Facebook. Spoiled Vegans Cafe courtesy @spoiledveganscafe/Facebook.



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