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Downtown Raleigh's Black-owned Businesses



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Black-owned Businesses in Downtown Raleigh 


Adara Spa

608 W Peace St 

Adara Spa is a full service spa offering manicures, pedicures, waxing, massages and much more. Check out their "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" package for a girl's day or their "Just For the Lovers" for a romantic excursion.

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Artikle 74

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. 

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Azurelise Chocolate 

702 N Boylan Ave 

A gourmet chocolate shop all about creating unique taste experiences. Owner, Reginald Savage, built his business on two rules: Don't copy or imitate other chocolate truffle makers and make chocolate truffles other chocolate truffle makers can't copy or imitate. Read all about Azurelise's story here.

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City Market Barber and Style Shop


Blalock's Barber and Beauty Salon

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. 

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City Market Barber & Style Shop

307 S Blount St

City Market Barber & Style Shop opened 19 years ago by Richard Bowden who attended Harris Barber College where, along with running his shop, he teaches today and has even hired several of his students. At City Market Barber & Style Shop, everyone is welcome and everyone, regardless of ability to pay, can receive a haircut. 

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Colors of Yoga Raleigh

16 Glenwood Ave 

Colors of Yoga Raleigh is a yoga community promoting health and wellness to everybody. Their studio is open to all races, sexual orientations, body types and ability levels. They offer weekly classes and monthly passes. 

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Crema

421 Fayetteville St 

Crema is a delicious cafe offering gourmet coffee and ice cream, homemade soups, freshly made salads and sandwiches. 

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Glenwood South Tailor & Alterations

743 W Johnson St #A 

Glenwood South Tailor & Alterations is dedicated to bringing their local community the European clothing experience. They run their business on the belief that style and substance go hand-in-hand. 

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Hair Creations

425 S Blount St 

Beauty Salon located in Downtown Raleigh offering services like hair extensions, coloring, styling and bridal. 

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Men at Work Barbershop

600 S West St

Men at Work started as a car wash and was expanded into a barbershop. Owner, Mike Phillips, is a local who is passionate about the Downtown Raleigh community and strives to use Men at Work to bring pride to the West South St. area.  

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Nail Yeah!

22 Glenwood Ave #1

Nail Yeah! is a nail salon with a serene and relaxing vibe. They offer gel extensions, manicures, pedicures and nail art. Watch their "We Are DTR" video here.

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Nicholson's Barber and Style

206 E Hargett St

Downtown Raleigh barber and style shop. 

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Oak City Fish and Chips in Morgan Street Food Hall


Oak City Fish & Chips

411 W Morgan St

Oak City Fish & Chips is located in Morgan Street Food Hall serving lobster, fish, shrimp and other ocean delights. They also offer internships for students in college who are interested in the food industry. 

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One of One Boutique

207 E Cabarrus St 

A trendsetting boutique offering brands such as Jordan and Yeezy. Also offering custom clothing products created by talented local designers. 

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ORO Restaurant and Lounge


ORO Restaurant and Lounge

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. Watch their "We Are DTR" video here

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Posh Hair Concepts

450 E Davie Street #105 

A casual and contemporary hair salon offering a unique combination of hair care, organic products and hair services. 

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Sellar's Beauty Salon

133 S Wilmington St 

This beauty salon, opened in 1986, sits right in the heart of Downtown Raleigh and offers all your beauty needs.  

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SirCastleTeees

610 W South St 

SirCastleTees is a customizable shoe store offering designs and custom paint jobs. They are also very involved with community outreach like giving free shoes to those in need as well as making trips to local schools to give motivational talks. 

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308 Parham St 

An upscale street fashion and sneaker boutique offering major brands. 

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Sweet Tea & Cornbread Grill and Eatery

5 E Edenton St 

At the helm of Sweet Tea & Cornbread is Tonya Council, granddaughter of Mildred Council, or "Mama Dip," as she was affectionately known. The restaurant offers classic southern staples with daily specials. 

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The District

317 W Morgan St #117 

The District Raleigh is a community-oriented dinner, drinks and late-night destination set in a come-as-you-ar hip atmosphere. They blur the line of fast casual restaurant and bar. 

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The McNeill Studio

16 Glenwood Ave 

A studio center that provides high-quality musical instruction in piano, voice and brass. Located in the Glenwood South district of Downtown Raleigh.

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The ZEN Succulent

208 S Wilmington St 

The ZEN Succulent is a modern terrarium and plant craft business created by mother and daughter duo, Margaret and Megan George. They offer a variety of plants and succulents as well as workshops and private classes for group outings. Watch their "We Are DTR" video here.

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If you know a Black-owned downtown business missing from this list, please email communications@downtownraleigh.org.