23 Black-Owned Businesses To Support While Visiting New Orleans 

Sweet Soulfood

Rachaell Davis Jun, 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.

ESSENCE Festival 2018 tickets are on sale now! For more info and the latest news, visit our Festival page HERE.

See you in NOLA!


1 of 23 Stella Jones Gallery Website

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Dooky Chase Restaurant

3 of 23 Tremes Petit Jazz Museum

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The Gumbo Shop New Orleans

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6 of 23 Loretta's Authentic Pralines Website

7 of 23 Backstreet Cultural Museum

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Morrow's Restaurant Website

9 of 23 Le Musee de f.p.c. Website

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Cafe Porche Website

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Stella Jones Art Gallery Website

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Sweet Soulfood

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Cuban Crafters Cigar Lounge Website

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NeYows Restaurant Website

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Chef D'Z Cafe Website

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Hubbard Mansion Hotel Website

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Second Vine Wine Website

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Sassafras Creole Kitchen Website

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Ringletts Salon

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Kay's Clothing Store



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Victory Lounge Website

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TraElle Salon

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Galerie Cayenne