I mean it is called the Chocolate City for a reason.
Here is a list of my favorite Black-owned businesses in DC!
The Inn at Dupont South
1312 19th St NW
Bed and Breakfast inside of an 1885 Victorian Style townhouse.
Anacostia Community Museum
1901 Fort Place SE
Daily 10:00 AM-5:00 PM, Tue till 8:00 PM
Khepera Wellness Group
125 Michigan Ave NE
Times based on class schedule
From Trap Yoga to Soul Flow, relax your mind and enjoy the calmness.
TG Cigar Lounge
1118 9th St NW
Mon-Thu 1:00 PM - 2:00 AM, Fri-Sat 11:00 AM -3:00 AM, Sun 12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Union Distract Oyster Bar and Lounge
501 Morse ST NE
Mon-Thur 3:00 PM-10:00 PM, Fri-Sat 5:00 PM-11:00 PM
Ben's Chili Bowl
1213 U St NW (Multiple locations)
Sun 11:00 AM-12:00 AM, Mon-Thur 7:00 AM-2:30 AM, Fri 7:00 AM-4:00 AM, Sat 7:00 AM- 4:00 AM
The Caged Bird
1723 Connecticut Ave NW
Tue-Wed 5:00 PM-12:00 AM, Thur 5:00 PM-1:00 AM, Fri 5:00 AM-3:00 AM, Sat-Sun 11:00 AM-6:00 PM
Po Boy Jim Bar and Grill
709 H St NE (Multiple locations)
Sun-Thur 11:00 AM-10:00 PM, Fri-Sat 11:00 AM-12:00 AM
Here's the Scoop
2824 Georgia Ave NW
Tue – Thur 1:00 PM-7:00 PM, Fri 1:00 PM-8:00 PM, Sat 10:00 AM-8:00 PM, Sun 12:00 PM-7:00 PM
Ice cream, cakes, and more!
1805 18th NW
Sun-Thur 5:00 PM-10:00 PM, Fri-Sat 5:00 PM-2:00 PM
Getting a taste of Korea in DC.
Milk & Honey
1245 H St NE
Mon-Thur 11:00 AM-10:00 PM, Fri-Sat 11:00 AM-12:00 AM, Sun 10:00 AM-9:00 PM
Comfort food at it's best.
Exhale Bar and Grill
1006 Florida Ave NE
Wed-Thur 6:00 PM-11:00 PM, Fri-Sat 6:00 PM-2:00 AM, 3:00 PM-9:00 PM
1114-1118 U Street
Sun-Thur 11:00 AM-11:00 PM, Fri-Sat 11:00 AM-12:00 AM
There are so many Black-owned businesses in DC. Seeing these businesses survive during the gentrification in the city makes me smile.
Make sure to add more Black-owned businesses in the comment below!