Supporting Black-owned small businesses in Georgia

Black man and Black woman standing at coffee shop counter

February marks Black History Month, a time to reflect on and highlight the contributions Black Americans have added to the country and society as a whole. One of the best ways to celebrate is by using your spending power to support Black-owned businesses. When small businesses flourish, so do their communities.

Just because February is ending doesn’t mean the shopping has to. Here, we’ve listed some of our favorite small, Black-owned businesses across Georgia. Whether you’re looking for stylish sneakers, fabulous food, or a soothing spa, we’ve got you covered! Check out these 21 Black-owned shops and restaurants across Georgia that you can start supporting today.

Boutiques + markets

Ashford Tea Company – Savannah

The Ashford Tea Company is a premium tea purveyor, taste room, studio, shop, and lounge. They’re dedicated to providing customers and clients with the highest quality teas and tisanes from around the world. With a huge selection of high-quality teas, Ashford Tea can help you find the perfect blend for your taste!

Hall of Sneaks – Savannah

Founded and owned by Whitney Hall, Hall of Sneaks is the place to go for the newest and most exclusive sneakers. Motivated by her love of sneakers (her first big purchase was a pair of Air Jordan Doernbecher IV!), this store provides high-quality customer service along with quality style.

Hype 24/7 – Atlanta & Snellville

Take your streetwear to the next level at Hype24/7. Specializing in the coolest sneakers and streetwear, Hype 24/7 provides a huge selection of premium brands like Jordan, BAPE, Supreme, and more. Looking to sell or trade some of your extra pairs? They’ve got you covered!

Nourish Botanica – Atlanta

Recently celebrating their two-year anniversary, Nourish Botanica is a greenhouse offering fresh flower and plants. Their café, open during the weekend, serves up floral teas and coffee, plus pastries and light bites. You’ll also want to check out their workshops, like floral arrangement and plant repotting 101 for tips and tricks.

A Pot to Plant In – Smyrna

Another fantastic plant shop, A Pot to Plant In offers a ton of options for whatever type of green thumb you may (or may not) have. They also offer in-home plant consultations, as well as plant maintenance and styling to help you get the look you want with the right plants for your environment. Heading out of town? They can also plant sit!

Vizorre – Albany

Step up your style! This is the place to go for fashion. Through their carefully handpicked collections, and exceptional customer service, Vizorre aims to create an inclusive space where women can express their unique style, while fostering a sense of community. Vizorre also promotes sustainable practices and supports local artisans, so you can look good and feel good about it.


The Brunch House of Augusta – Augusta

Love to brunch? Here’s the perfect spot for you! Voted as one of Yelp’s top 100 Restaurants in the U.S. in 2021 and 2022, you’ll be craving their delicious southern-infused breakfast foods all year long.

The Cereal Lab – Atlanta

Breakfast for dessert? Yes, please! With a mission to spark joy and nostalgia while bringing friends and community together, The Cereal Lab elevates the breakfast cereal experience and turns it into the dessert of your dreams. Enjoy hand-spun milkshakes, premium ice cream, and delicious desserts alongside excellent customer service.

Geneva’s Famous Chicken and Cornbread – Savannah
While currently closed for expansion, Geneva’s is (obviously!) known for their amazing chicken and cornbread. So much so, people online have been begging them to set up shop in their parking lot. But don’t fret—they’re expected to announce their re-opening date so stay tuned!

The Grey – Savannah

Go back in time at The Grey! Occupying a 1938 art deco Greyhound bus terminal, this restaurant and bar offers a truly unique dining experience. Chef Mashama Bailey cooks up her favorite Port City Southern food, serving dishes that are familiar yet elevated. With a penchant for regional produce, seafood, and meats, The Grey is a favorite among both locals and visitors.

The Grille House – Albany

One of the newest restaurants in Albany, the Grille House is a perfect local sports bar. Located by the Flint River, enjoy barbecue ribs and chicken, as well as fish, hamburgers, and various sides. Be sure to stop by for bingo on Wednesdays!

Patty’s Kitchen – Atlanta

Hope you’re hungry! Serving up deliciousness like lobster grilled cheese and Philly cheesesteak egg rolls, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Don’t forget to try their red velvet cake for dessert! Have a big event coming? Patty’s Kitchen caters, too!

Sweet Luncheonette – St. Marys

Here comes the cake! If wedded bliss is in your future, you’ll want to check out Sweet Luncheonette. This micro bakery, specializing in wedding cakes, creates decadent cakes and desserts customized to fit your style and your budget. A perfect match!

The Vibrary – Stone Mountain

You don’t want to miss these vibes. Located in the heart of Stone Mountain Village, the Vibrary is an intimate space perfect for unwinding with friends or relaxing on your own with a great book. Need a new read? They have books available for purchase to enjoy alongside your charcuterie.

Wandaful Things – Kingsland

Every day isn’t perfect, but it may come pretty close if it’s filled with Wandaful Things! Fresh bread, delicious food and desserts can all be found at this awesome bistro.


Beauty Andda BeatsKingsland

Owner and makeup artist Sharell knows that when you look good, you feel even better. Offering a variety of makeup styles, and even 1-on-1 classes, Beauty Andda Beats is here to get you ready for whatever the occasion.

Bike Bike Baby – Augusta

Get out and explore Augusta with Bike Bike Baby! Take a tour of the city by day and explore the African American history of the city, or pump up the party with a night ride. Whether you just want to explore or are ready to celebrate an event, Bike Bike Baby is the perfect way to see Augusta. Be sure to sign up for their next event, the St. Patrick’s night leisure ride!

Celestial Spa – Atlanta

Kick back and relax at Celestial Spa. Feeling stressed? Try one of their amazing massages, or get glowy with one of their facials. Voted “Best Day Spa” in South Fulton, and recognized by Essence Magazine as one of 15 Black-owned spas to visit, you’re sure to leave this beautiful establishment feeling refreshed.

James Brown Family Historical Tour – Augusta

Take a comprehensive tour of James Brown sites around Augusta, led by a James Brown Family member. Available every Saturday, this thorough tour covers all of James Brown’s notable sites in Augusta. You’ll also want to stop by the Augusta Museum of History (admission included with your tour ticket), where the largest collection of James Brown memorabilia is on permanent exhibition. Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

Le Pouf Art – Savannah

Liven up your living room with unique and vibrant art from Le Pouf Art. Owned by portrait artist Tafy LaPlanche, Le Pouf is a gorgeous art gallery that houses original pieces along with limited edition prints. You can also schedule private studio visits and showings by appointment, but walk-ins to view the space and see the artist at work are always encouraged!

Supernatural Creations – Albany

Calling all crystal lovers, here’s a store for you. Whether you’re looking for spiritual healing or just want to add to your ambiance, Supernatural Creations carries everything from sage and Palo Santo to healing stones and crystals. Plus, their homemade wood-wick candles are the perfect accompaniment.

Don’t see your preferred place? We want to hear what it is! Comment below with your favorite local Black-owned business!

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