• Calli Fleming

Local Black-Owned Businesses To Support in Austin, Texas

Let’s do this, Austin!

As part of our initiative to show our solidarity with the Black Lives Matter Movement we’ve compiled a list of local, black-owned businesses in Austin to support. Supporting small businesses and minority-owned business owners and founders was the reason Glass Staircase was created. If you plan to shop — we encourage you to shop with intention.

As a small business, we may not have the financial resources to donate, but we are contributing what we can: our time and resources. Everyone has something to give.

Sassy's Vegetarian Soul FOOD, owned by Andrea Dawson, located at The Outpost Food Park in Austin, Texas. Photo by: Jessica Baker.

FOOD & RESTAURANTS

11 Degrees Daiquiri
2CheeseCake Cuties
Anything’s Baked Potato
Asters Ethiopian Restaurant
ATX Fit Chef
Baby Greens
Bigg Belly BBQ

Big Easy Bar and Grill
Bird Bird Biscuit
Black Vegan Company

Brown’s Bar-B-Que

Burgerlicious

Country Boyz Fixins
Crimson Creek Smokehouse
Cumberbatch Sweet Tater Torte
Da Boot Poboys
Dia’s Market & Deli
Down South Texas BBQ
Emojis Grilled Cheese Food Truck
Fowler’s Smokin Soul Food
Habesha Ethiopian Restaurant
Hoover’s Cooking
J. Leonardi’s Barbeque
JP’s Pancake Company
Kreyol Corner
Ladybird’s Austin Kitchen
Les Bobos Crepes

Lula Mae’s BBQ & Catering

Meal Proz

Mr. Catfish and More
New Awlins Cajun Cafe
Niella Catering
Ninja Pig
One People’s Kitchen
Pointdexter Confections LLC
R&Bs Steak and Fries
Redd's Table Catering
Reflectionz BBQ

Revolution Vegan Kitchen

Roland’s
Sam’s BBQ
Sassy’s Vegetarian Soul Food
Slab BBQ
Small Plates Catering
Sweetniz Cake Shop
Taste of Ethiopia
The Cook’s Nook
The Gossip Shack
The "G" Spot Wangs n' Thangs
The Rolling Rooster
Top Tier Bakery
Wasota Vegan Paradise
Whitney’s Cakery and Co
Willie's Bar-B-Q
Winston's Kitchen
Word of Mouth Catering

HEALTH & BEAUTY

Amara Lashes (lashes)

Arched Beauty (makeup and micro-blading)

ATX Fit Chef (personal chef, personal trainer)

Beaute Studio Esthetics (beauty)

Bleu Nail Cafe (nail salon)

B.L.U.E 21 Training (personal trainer)

BU Salon (salon)
Cookie Miller (personal trainer)

eleMINT Skin (facial studio)

Icy Cosmetics (beauty)

Kane's Barber Shop (barber) - GoFundMe for losses due to fire

Marshall’s Barber Shop (barber)

Modern Muse (wellness coach)

Original Walkers Barbershop (barber)

Outright Fitness and Performance (fitness studio)

Peaced Together Therapies (therapy)

Queendom Care (doula)

Quintessance (plastic surgery)

Reset With K (wellness coach)

Sandglass Therapeutic Massage (therapeutic massage)

The Curl Whisperer (hair salon)

Truly Well (personal training)

SERVICES:

Bennies Automotive (auto shop)

Beyachance Photography, LLC (wedding photography)

Cocolevio (technology consultancy and software development firm)

FalseNin9 (soccer development)

Franklin Music Academy (music school)

Hill Country Outdoors (outdoor and social club)

Jaime Germany Terry (life coach)

Kardia Advisory Group (diversity training)

Kiwisparty (art/ event entertainment)

League of Rebels (tailoring)

Modern Eyes (optometry)

Outwork (basketball training)

Shepard’s Carpet Cleaning (cleaning)

Umoveit - WeCleanit (commercial janitorial)

The Art of Applying (college application resources)

This Lil’ Dog of Mine (pet care service)

Warren PDR, LLC (paintless dent removal)

RETAIL:

Altatudes (boutique shop)

Awkward Auntie (home decor)

Be Beadiful Jewelry (jewelry)

Black Makers Market (community market)
Black Pearl Books (bookstore)

Bourgeoisie Couture (online apparel)

Cater to Mom (postpartum subscription boxes)

Central Texas Gun Works (guns/ classes)

Divine Culture Clothing (graphic tees)

Divine Luxury Bath and Body (body, face, and home products)

Dope Creatives Market (handmade-only market)

Ephrance Vintage (clothing)

EXAU Olive Oil (olive oil)

Family Fly Goods (apparel)

Folie Apothecary (skin care)

Funky Mello (gluten-free & vegan marshmallow treats)

Golden Goddesz Co (stationary)

Grass Roots Harvest (CBD)

Hawkins Bucklew Jewelry (jewelry)

Indigo Smart Cafe (CBD)

Jazzy Chica (T-shirts and fashion accessories)

Jeany’s Ginger Elixir (wellness drinks)

KEESH Cosmetics (cosmetics)

Kicking It ATX (sneakers)

La Don Collection (fashion)

Lazydaze (CBD cafe)

Lola’s Classic Babies (natural products for infants)

Luv Fats Ice Cream (ice cream)

MAGIK (fashion)

Me and the Bees (lemonade and bee products)

Melanted Marketplace (community marketplace)

MJ Wood Co. (home decor)

Moneé Elizabeth (jewelry)

Native Dream Jewelry (jewelry)

Nature's Hidden Treasures (skin and hair care)

New Origin Shop (women’s goods for beauty and wellness)

Oatmeal & Company (gourmet oatmeal)

Plant + Vessel (pottery and plants)

Potions Eleven (skincare)

Private Stock (boutique)

Roxy Brows (makeup)

See Phillips (accessories and workshops)

Social Justice Jewelry (jewelry)

Soul Popped (gourmet popcorn)

Tawa Ties (bandanas)

The Coy Collection (earrings and ceramics)

Thrifted Feels (sustainable fashion)

Treasure City Thrift (thrift store)

Uwakstar (handbags and jewelry)

Walk By Faith Candles Co. (candles)

Wigglez n Gigglez (baby boutique)

Aside from your patronage to local businesses, there are multiple ways you can support the movement. From simply keeping the conversation alive, to educating yourself on race related issues, to political activism, to monetary donations, to donating time — everyone can contribute something regardless of their circumstances. You can even get creative by streaming monetized Youtube videos that support racial justice!

As a woman-owned business, we are committed to serving women in their journey of entrepreneurship and breaking down the barriers to their success. These barriers affect women of color even more so, and we believe the glass ceiling won't be truly broken until it's broken by ALL women. The Black Lives Matter Movement deserves our time and attention — and we should all do our part as citizens of this community to support our neighbors and keep Austin diverse and weird.

The Glass Staircase team is donating a brand photoshoot to a black-owned business in July, and you can nominate businesses here!

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