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23 Black-Owned Businesses To Support While Visiting New Orleans

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By Rachaell Davis · June 25, 2018

Planning to head to New Orleans for the 2018 ESSENCE Festival or just to visit sometime soon? Supporting local Black-owned businesses is a must-add to your trip itinerary!

From restaurants to hair salons, to art museums and everything in between, NOLA’s list of businesses that both serve the community AND were born out of the community is so robust, it would be worth planning a trip JUST to check them all out.

Scroll through for a list of 23 of the many local Black-owned businesses you’ll want to visit while in the Big Easy, courtesy of NewOrleans.com’s complete section on black-owned businesses, and then click HERE to head over to their site for a look at the full list.

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See you in NOLA!


Stella Jones Gallery Website

Dooky Chase Restaurant

Tremes Petit Jazz Museum

The Gumbo Shop New Orleans

Loretta's Authentic Pralines Website
Backstreet Cultural Museum

Morrow's Restaurant Website

Le Musee de f.p.c. Website

Cafe Porche Website

Stella Jones Art Gallery Website

Sweet Soulfood

Cuban Crafters Cigar Lounge Website

NeYows Restaurant Website

Chef D'Z Cafe Website

Hubbard Mansion Hotel Website

Second Vine Wine Website

Sassafras Creole Kitchen Website

Ringletts Salon



Kay's Clothing Store

Victory Lounge Website

TraElle Salon

Galerie Cayenne