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.
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.
208 Fayetteville St., Suite 201
Independent children's bookstore specializing in children’s literature that centers on Black children and families.
745 W Johnson St.
Beauty bar offering customizable lip products, workshops, and private events.
21 W Hargett St.
A boutique selling clothing and accessories made with love in Tanzania.
17 E Martin St.
Handcrafted streetwear made from limited reworked garments.
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.
501 W Martin St.
On My Way's mixologists are available for private events in addition to hosting "Mix & Sip" classes at the mixology studio.
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.
5 E Edenton St.
Local bakery serving up familiar favorites in addition to an expanded menu including sandwiches, burgers, salads, and more.
313 E Martin St., #104
Raleigh's premier studio hub for video and audio podcast content creation, recording, and editing.
206 Fayetteville St.
Private showroom for designer clothing accepting appointments only.
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.
601 Tucker St.
This longstanding dental office in Glenwood South has you covered with routine cleanings, whitening services, and more.
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.
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.
12 W Martin St.
A thoughtfully curated retail store and service suite offering everything self-care from crystals and bath items to massage.
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.
203 E Cabarrus St.
One chair barbershop anchored by 20 years of experience in cutting and styling.
208 Fayetteville St., # 202
Art studio offering private or group art classes for adults and children.
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.