Downtown Raleigh has a strong community of Black-owned storefront businesses from retail to restaurant to personal services. This list is regularly updated as new businesses join the Downtown Raleigh community and is NOT a comprehensive list of all downtown businesses with Black ownership.
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City Market Barber and Style Shop
311 W Martin St.
The gallery houses 12 artists’ studios, an exhibition gallery, and an artful gift shop.
608 W Peace St.
Adara Spa is a full-service spa offering manicures, pedicures, waxing, massages, and much more.
602 W South St.
A creative brand that relies on teamwork and unique artwork. They strive to showcase their traits in everyday lifestyle as artists through screen printing & embroidery, logo design, and apparel.
702 N Boylan Ave
A gourmet chocolate shop that's all about creating unique taste experiences.
17 E Martin St.
The Bath Place creates handcrafted, spa-quality, natural soaps for ingredient-sensitive, conscious consumers.
23 W Hargett St.
This retailer in Downtown Raleigh invites business owners without a physical storefront to sell their products at the store and encourages Black entrepreneurship in the community.
327 W Davie St.
Whether you like your coffee black, with sugar, or with cream - Black & White Coffee Roasters looks for coffee that tastes great no matter how you drink it.
217 S Wilmington St.
Blalock's was established in April of 1970 by Rev. Sam E. Blalock and has been going strong ever since in the same location they started in. They are a culturally diverse shop able to cut all types of hair.
307 S Blount St.
City Market Barber & Style Shop was opened 19 years ago by Richard Bowden and everyone is welcome, regardless of their ability to pay, to receive a haircut.
421 Fayetteville St.
Crema is a delicious cafe offering gourmet coffee and ice cream, homemade soups, freshly made salads, and sandwiches.
133 S Wilmington St.
This beauty salon, which opened in 1986, sits right in the heart of Downtown Raleigh and offers all your beauty needs.
745 W Johnson St.
Glenwood South Tailor & Alterations is dedicated to bringing their local community the European clothing experience.
416 S McDowell St.
This art gallery and tattoo shop is owned and operated by local creative Chris Evans.
425 S Blount St.
Beauty Salon located in Downtown Raleigh offers services like hair extensions, coloring, styling, and bridal.
21 W Hargett St.
A boutique selling clothing and accessories made with love in Tanzania.
206 E Hargett St.
A Downtown Raleigh barber and style shop.
411 W Morgan St.
Oak City Fish & Chips is located in Morgan Street Food Hall serving lobster, fish, shrimp, and other ocean delights.
207 E Cabarrus St.
A trendsetting boutique offering brands such as Jordan & Yeezy and has custom clothing products created by talented local designers.
18 E Martin St.
Located in the PNC building, ORO serves dishes that are designed to be shared among friends and feature local and seasonal ingredients.
22 Glenwood Ave
Custom and small-batch jewelry hand-fabricated in Raleigh.
450 E Davie St.
A casual and contemporary hair salon offering a unique combination of hair care, organic products, and hair services.
215 Glenwood Ave
Find fashion-forward clothing items at this boutique in the Glenwood South District.
610 W South St.
SirCastleTees is a customizable shoe store offering designs and custom paint jobs.
308 Parham St.
An upscale street fashion and sneaker boutique offering major brands.
606 N Person St.
Find amazing desserts at this wedding cake and baked goods boutique.
130 E Morgan St.
TG Floristry is an immersive floral design studio, prioritizing modern design, community wellness, identity, and training the imagination.
119 E Hargett St.
A creative marketplace for local vendors to create and sell their work.
170 E Davie St.
A casual bar offering special drinks and small plates.
444 S Blount St.
Your local neighborhood pub.
16 Glenwood Ave
A studio center that provides high-quality musical instruction in piano, voice, and brass.
404 Glenwood Ave
The Metro Suite is an intimate event venue with an outdoor patio, welcome area, and dinner space for 50-100 people in Glenwood South.
327 W Davie St.
The Venue Raleigh is a restaurant, bar, and lounge in the Warehouse District featuring craft cocktails, hookah, and live music every Friday.
208 S Wilmington St.
The ZEN Succulent is a modern terrarium and plant craft business that offers a variety of plants and succulents as well as workshops and private classes for group outings.
206 S Wilmington St.
Unorthodox Vintage sells curated, secondhand clothing + accessories along with a rotating selection of locally-made products.
Located inside the co-working space Nest Raleigh
A full-service wedding planning company for couples who want a wedding that will impress for decades.
226 Fayetteville St.
Zenith is a Downtown Raleigh nightlife destination decorated with pop culture-inspired decor and spinning retro tracks nightly.