Black-Owned Businesses

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Storefronts on a street in Flatbush, Brooklyn
Flatbush. Photo: Vincent Tullo

Black culture is integral to the identity of NYC, the city with the largest Black population in the U.S.

Its influence can be felt across the five boroughs in many forms: world-renowned music and style, a celebrated food scene, the visual and performing arts, live experiences, business owners, and all those who lead the charge to keep the City progressive, resilient, and safe.

Check out these Black-owned guides from our partners at NYC Tourism + Conventions:

Little Caribbean is home to the largest and most diverse Caribbean-American-LatinX community outside of the West Indies, making up 20% of New York City.

Located on the corridors of Flatbush, Church, Nostrand, and Utica Avenues, Little Caribbean is home to people, restaurants, and small businesses that come together to share social and cultural histories and futures.

From wellness centers and fashion boutiques to community-oriented coffee shops, these are some local Black-owned businesses Time Out New York loves.

New York City’s brilliant Black community is constantly making this town one of the best places to live, creating incredible spaces for culture and art to flourish and opening expertly crafted restaurants and bars.


When it comes to food, there’s no shortage of phenomenal options courtesy of the city’s Black-owned restaurants. Whether you’re exploring a new borough or headed to a celebrated enclave of Black culture like Harlem, Bed-Stuy, the South Bronx, and Crown Heights, the cuisine is as diverse as the city’s Black diaspora itself.

This list of black-owned businesses in New York is a result of collaboration across Trippin‘s global community and is by no means exhaustive.

From fashion brands and interior design shops to yummy restaurants, Black-owned businesses help make New York the cultural epicenter that we love so much – plus they’re just awesome spots you really don’t want to miss out on.

Separated by borough, here’s a list of 30 Black-owned businesses from Secret NYC.

One tangible way you can support the Black community in NYC is by spending money at Black-owned restaurants.

Patronizing these businesses can help offset the unique challenges Black business owners face, bridge the racial wage gap, and reinvest in local communities.

Here are 25 Black-owned restaurants you can support in NYC right now, organized by borough and neighborhood, from Secret NYC.

New York Magazine/The Strategist first created this directory of (now almost 200) Black-owned businesses in June 2020, and recently updated it, focusing primarily on adding the brands Strategist staffers themselves have been buying from.

To make it easier to browse and give you plenty of ways to show support, they’ve sorted the 198 brands into seven different categories: beauty brands, bookstores, clothing and accessories, food and drink, fitness, home décor, and gift shops and beyond.

iHeartMedia is working to create a directory to make it easy to find and support Black-owned businesses in your area.

The Black Business Connector, formerly named The Big Black Book NYC, is a network of small business owners serving their communities & beyond with high quality products & services.

Black-Owned Brooklyn is a digital publication spotlighting Black-owned, Brooklyn-based businesses and the people behind them. 

Find all kinds of Black-owned businesses in your neighborhood and online.

Mobile app EatOkra connects customers with Black-owned restaurants.

Search their New York City black-owned business directory, find local news and events.

App & digital platform connecting consumers to Black-owned businesses.

Connects Black-owned businesses with the customers, partners, and resources needed to succeed.

Select “New York” and “Black-owned” to view local Black-owned businesses in this directory from Start Small Think Big.

Shop East Village Black-owned small businesses in-person or online using this guide courtesy of East Village Independent Merchants Association (EVIMA).

List of more than 30 Black-owned businesses on Myrtle Avenue in Fort Greene & Clinton Hill from Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership.

You can find Black-owned businesses near you using DoorDash with the Black-owned tag or by doing your own online research.

If you’re a Black-owned business, apply here to get the Black-owned tag on DoorDash.

A list of Black-owned businesses located throughout Lower Manhattan compiled by NoHo NY and Meatpacking District BIDs.