Updated Oct. 15, 2021
Supporting Black business owners is just one way to uplift the Black community.
Directories such as stlblackbiz.com and fortheculturestl.com have compiled a number of Black-owned businesses in the metro area, searchable by category or location. Black entrepreneurs and allies are also joining a Facebook group called STL Black Owned Businesses, which was created about five years ago and now has more than 2,800 members.
Below are a few of the diverse metro area restaurants, boutiques and other businesses you can support today. Don’t see your favorite Black-owned business? Email email@example.com to share the information with Ladue News.
BEAUTY & BARBER SHOPS
1111 Lash Studio: extensions, minks and supplies
Barbie Drip GlamHer Room: beauty services
1475 Fairgrounds Rd., St. Charles; 314.662.3664, barbiedripglamherroom.com
BLK MGK WOMAN: organic beauty products
*Read the story featured in Ladue News: "BLK MGK WOMAN Founder Describes the Inspiration Behind Her Organic Beauty Products"
BRAVE Essentials: skin and hair care
1105 Howdershell Road, Florissant, 314-282-7428, imsobrave.com
Read the story featured in Ladue News: "Locally Owned Skin, Hair Care Line BRAVE Essentials Opens Storefront in Florissant"
DEMIblue: vegan-friendly nail polish
Groom Theory Lounge: barber shop
51 Florissant Oaks Shopping Center, Florissant, Missouri, 314.933.6883
2444 W. Clay St., St. Charles; 636.493.6764
P.O. Box 410403 St. Louis; heritage1933.com, 1.877.310.1199
Read the story featured in Ladue News: "Heritage1933 Founder Talks Black Beauty Products, Partnering With Local Nonprofits"
Honey Hair Co: beauty services
3156 Pershall Rd., Ste. #122, St. Louis; 314.492.4182
1708 Delmar Blvd., Ste. #106, St. Louis; 314.386.3123
Lattebliss: skin care
Perfect Skin Code: skin care
8816 Manchester Road, #292, St. Louis, 636-674-9009, perfectskincode.com
Read the story featured in Ladue News: "St. Louis’ Perfect Skin Code Offers Premium Pampering Tools to Revitalize Skin"
Sew St. Louis: hair extensions
8428 N Lindbergh Blvd., Florissant; sewstl.com, 314-942-9000
CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES
Brandin Vaughn Collection
P.O. Box 771874, St. Louis; shopbrazenboutique.com
Read the story featured in Ladue News: "St. Louis Entrepreneur Behind Brazen Boutique and The Boutique Academy Shares Industry Insight"
Designs by J. Stocking, LLC
Golden Hour Design Co.
Read the story featured in Ladue News: "Small-Batch Clay Jewelry Company Golden Hour Design Co. Born Out of a Pandemic-Inspired Hobby"
Honey's Child Boutique
Economy of Style
Read the story featured in Ladue News: "St. Louis' Psyche Southwell Engages Global Audience Through Style Blog, Promotes Diversity in Fashion Industry"
Fly Zone Boutique
574 N Highway 67, Florissant, Missouri; 314.733.5314, flyzoneboutique.com
I AM Fashion & Accessories
Read the story featured in Ladue News: "Beauty Meets Function"
La Femme Rebelle Clothing
Washington Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri; lafemmerebelle.storenvy.com
3156 Pershall Rd., Suite 136, Ferguson, Missouri; 314-325-2754, shopmodishcollection.com
My Favorite Scrubs, LLC
4625 Lindell Blvd. 2nd Floor, St.Louis, Missouri; 314-643-7808, myfavoritescrubsllc.com
Patrice J. Bridal
FOOD & DRINK
4239 Lindell Blvd., Central West End, St. Louis, Missouri; 314.405.2797, baitstl.com
Big Laugh Kitchen
Big Mama's BBQ
5900 St. Clair Ave., East St. Louis, Illinois; 618.398.8950, bigmamasbbq.com
Bold Spoon Creamery
Bold Spoon Creamery, 314-406-0765, boldspooncreamery.co
Read the story featured in Ladue News: "St. Louis Family-Owned Ice Cream Brand Prioritizes Locally Sourced Ingredients"
2619 1/2 Cherokee St., Cherokee Business District, St. Louis, Missouri; 314.899.5959, burger809.com
4390 Jennings Station Rd., Pine Lawn, Missouri; 314.385.8100, candkbbq.com
Cathy’s Kitchen, 250 S. Florissant Rd., Ferguson; 314.524.9200, facebook.com/CathysKitchenrestaurant
C. Oliver Coffee + Flower Bar
7401 Hazel Ave., Maplewood, 314-239-3156, instagram.com/oliverscf
Read the stories featured in Ladue News: "C. Oliver Coffee + Flower Bar Blossoms in Maplewood," "Oliver’s Coffee + Flower Bar Expands With New Saint Louis Galleria Location"
7206 St Charles Rock Rd., St. Louis, Missouri; 314-721-5308, ddtliquor.com
701 South Florissant Rd., Ferguson, Missouri; 314.736.1140, drakesplacestl.com
2811 E. Prairie Ave., Jeff-Vander-Lou, St. Louis, Missouri; 314.405.8015, facebook.com/Dsquaredbistro
Emmanuel's Family Restaurant
4401 S Broadway, Mt. Pleasant, St. Louis, Missouri; 314.300.8884, emmanuelsrestaurant.com
Five Aces Bar-B-Que
4000 Shaw Blvd., Shaw, St. Louis, Missouri; 314.489.3481, fiveacesbbq.com
Gobble Stop Smokehouse
1227 Castillon Arcade Plaza, Creve Coeur, Missouri; 314. 878.5586, gobblestopsmokehouse.net
Gulf Shores Restaurant & Grill
12528 Olive Blvd. Creve Coeur, Missouri; 314.878.3306
215 Harvard Dr., Edwardsville, Illinois; 618.650.9109
Healthy Habits Nutrition
3234 Parker Rd., Florissant, Missouri; 314.736.1114, healthyhabitsstl.com
7827 Mexico Rd., Saint Peters, Missouri; 636.387.1000, eatsbyindie.com
JC Supper Club
9053 Riverview Dr., St. Louis, Baden, Missouri; 314.755.1923, facebook.com/jcsupperclub
3108 Cherokee St., Gravois Park, St. Louis, Missouri; 314.601,3871, facebook.com/jerkstoulstl
130 S. Florissant Rd., Ferguson, Missouri; 314.733.9099, justchickenstl.com
La Patisserie Chouquette
1626 Tower Grove Ave., Botanical Heights, St. Louis, Missouri; 314.932.7935, simonefaure.com
Lefty's Fried Rice
3000 South Jefferson Ave., St. Louis, Missouri; 314-899-0169, leftysfriedrice.com
2846 Cherokee St., St. Louis, Missouri; 314.317.0152, facebook.com/MasterPiezaSTL
My Just Desserts
31 E Broadway, Alton, Illinois; 618.462.5881, myjustdesserts.org
Northwest Coffee Roasting Co.
4251 Laclede Ave., Central West End, St. Louis, Missouri; 314.371.4600, northwestcoffee.com
202 N. Ninth St., Downtown, St. Louis, Missouri; 314.351.0285, facebook.com/pharoahsbakery
6100 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, Missouri; 314.553.9595, prime55stl.com
6945 W Florissant Ave., St. Louis, Missouri; 314-381-6200, ropersribs.com
Seafood by Crushed Velvet
121 E. Main St., Belleville, Illinois; 314.737.0707, facebook.com/seafoodbycrushedvelvet
Spiced Just Right Catering
10 Fee Fee Road Ste. 14 Maryland Heights, Missouri; 314-266-8884, spicedjustright.com
Steve's Hot Dogs
3457 Magnolia Ave., Tower Grove East, St. Louis, Missouri; 314.932.5953, steveshotdogsstl.com
Read the story featured in Ladue News: "Steve’s Hot Dogs & Burgers Offers Family Packs, Chili Bowls and More To-Go"
101 N Locust, Wright City, Missouri; restaurant: 636-791-1120, food truck: 314-713-5428, stlouisianaq.com
2203 S. 39th St., Shaw, St. Louis, Missouri; 314.771.4278, sweetartstl.com
Sweetie Pie's Upper Crust
3643 Delmar Blvd., Midtown, St. Louis, Missouri; 314.371.0304, sweetiepieskitchen.com
2606 Cherokee St., Cherokee Business District, St. Louis, Missouri; 314.669.1464, teatopiastl.com
The Way Out Club
2525 S Jefferson Ave., St. Louis, Missouri; 314.664.7638, facebook.com/wayoutclub
9766 St Charles Rock Rd., Breckenridge Hills, Missouri; 314.551.2128, facebook.com/tkogrillstl
3224 Locust St., St. Louis, Missouri; 314.240.5157, turnstl.com
West End Bistro
5513 Pershing Ave., DeBaliviere Place, St. Louis, Missouri; 314.354.8436, westendbistrostl.com
AK Brown Studios: creative and styling services
Read the story featured in Ladue News: "St. Louis' AK Brown Launches Black in STL Fashion Project"
AMJ Getaways: travel agency
A Team Tree Service: tree removal and trimming or other landscaping
7857 Leona, St. Louis; firstname.lastname@example.org, 314-599-8306
Books N Bros: book club and advocacy organization
Divine Events, LLC: event planning, design and coordination
11088 Millpark Dr. Suite 124, Maryland Heights, Missouri; 314-669-5933, mydivineevents.com
DK Solutions, LLC: business resources
2727 S. Jefferson Ave., Ste. 207 & 209, St. Louis, Missouri; 314.200.4445, dksolutions.org
6951 Olive Blvd, University City, Missouri; 314.349.1122, eyeseeme.com
HautePressPR: PR firm
Innovations of Excellence: public relations and event services
930 First Capitol Drive, St. Louis, Missouri; innovationsofexcellence.com
Johnson Family Workshop: custom wood products
Mixon's Gift Shop: home fragrance company
My Blooming Health: clinical lab
2040 Woodson Rd. Suite 204a, Overland, Missouri; 314-942-3272, mybloominghealth.com
MyEventsCoordinator: planning services and party rentals
St. Louis area, 314.874.3016, myeventscoordinator.com
Pure Perfection Candles: natural soy candle company
5621 Delmar Blvd. Suite 103, St. Louis; pureperfectioncandles.com
RoxStar Properties: real estate
St. John Portraits: portrait and wedding photographer
TITLE Boxing Club Maplewood: boxing and kickboxing gym
3515 S. Big Bend Blvd, Maplewood, Missouri; 314-925-1523, titleboxingclub.com/maplewood
Tomlin Heating and Air: AC and furnace installation and other maintenance
We Paint Out Loud, LLC: mobile paint party business
Young Love Realty LLC: real estate