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BIPOC Businesses

Restaurants and Tourism Owned by BIPOC


Tassili’s Raw Reality Cafe
1059 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd, Atlanta, GA 30310
Fast, casual restaurant that specializes in raw vegan cuisine inspired by Tassili’s international palate

Slutty Vegan ATL
1542 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW Atlanta, GA 30310
Award winning Black-owned business that specializes in vegan comfort food

Desta Ethiopian Kitchen
3086 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
Desta serves up authentic and delicious Ethiopian dishes

Le Petite Marche
1984 Hosea L Williams Dr NE Ste. A, Atlanta, GA 30317
This gourmet market and cafe offers locally made pantry items, sandwiches, soups, salads, and more

Irie Mon Cafe
1800 Peachtree Rd NW #103, Atlanta, GA 30309
Relaxed outpost serving classic Jamaican cuisine including oxtail, jerk, curry, and more

Sublime Donuts
2566 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
Doughnut and ice cream shop featuring classic and unique flavors

Atlanta Breakfast Club
Modern diner featuring American staples and breakfast fare

Just Add Honey Tea Company
684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Created by tea lovers, Just Add Honey Tea Company serves the freshest and most flavorful tea selection

Busy Bee Cafe
810 M.L.K. Jr Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30314
Cozy spot features classic, Southern soul food

Virgal’s Gullah Kitchen and Bar
3721 Main St, College Park, GA 30337
Virgil’s preserves the Gullah Geechee Culture through great food and a warm atmosphere.

Urban Grind Coffee
962 Marietta St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
Hip coffeehouse featuring weekly film screenings, poetry slam, and art exhibits.

Breakfast at Barney’s
349 Decatur St SE Unit A1, Atlanta, GA 30312
Barney’s offers all day brunch with a Southern twist

Ann's Snack Bar
1615 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30317
Popular old-counter burger spot featuring burgers, hot dogs, and more

Chi Chi Vegan Tacos
1 Moreland Ave SE Ste F, Atlanta, GA 30316
100% plant based tacos, quesadillas, nachos, and sides

Daddy D’s BBQ
264 Memorial Dr SE #2139, Atlanta, GA 30312
Casual southern spot serving up a wide variety of BBQ and sides

Hippie Hops Brewery
1308 Glenwood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
Brewery carries a wide variety of ales and lagers, including an outdoor beer garden


Bookish East Atlanta
188 Glenwood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
Book store carries new and used books, with “an eye towards diverse fiction”

Brave + Kind Bookshop
722 W College Ave, Decatur, GA 30030
Little neighborhood bookstore that carries a wide collection of inclusive children’s books and socially conscious books for adults


APEX Museum
135 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
Museum provides history from an African American perspective to help all visitors recognize the global contributions of African Americans

National Center for Civil and Human Rights
100 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
Cultural institution and museum dedicated to the history and achievements of the Civil Rights movement

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park
450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Visit MLK Jr’s childhood home, King Center and Freedom hall, Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, and the burial grounds of Dr. King

ZuCot Gallery
100 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
Largest African-American owned fine gallery in the Southeast, promoting eclectic and contemporary works by living African-American

Spelman College Museum of Fine Arts
350 Spelman Ln SW, Atlanta, GA 30314
This museum features exhibitions that honor art made by women of the African diaspora

The Village Market
675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE Suite 225, Atlanta, GA 30308
Support 25 local black businesses at the Village Market at Ponce City Market