Calling all Dallas natives and visitors. Dallas is a beautiful city in the south packed with many black-owned businesses. From beauty, food, and shopping here are 10 Black-owned businesses in Dallas you should check out!
Looking to get your natural hair done? Pressed Roots is the place to get your hair laid! Experience the first luxury silk blowout bar catering to women of color with curly, kinky, or coily hair. The salon is decked out in a pink interior and evens offers clients mimosas or green juice while they are getting pampered. Piersten Gaines is the brains behind Pressed Roots. In an interview with Dallas Innovates, Gaines said, ” I created Pressed Roots for me and the 42 million other women with textured hair in the U.S. who want a brand that prioritizes hair health and experience.” That’s exactly what Pressed Roots does! With its staff of trained hairstylists, your hair is in good hands. Check out Pressed Roots for your next hair appointment. Pressed Roots recently opened up its second location in Plano at 5700 Legacy Drive Suite A4 Plano, TX 75024. Check out their Dallas location at 320 Singleton Blvd Suite 160 Dallas, TX 75212.
Pan African Connection
Pan African Connection is a bookstore, art gallery, and resource center founded by Bandele Tyehimba. While the business is a bookstore and sells art, it mainly serves as a haven for people with an interest in African heritage and culture. The shop carries African art, books, clothing, jewelry, and so much more. Check out Pan African Connection to learn more about African culture while also supporting a black-owned business. Pan African Connection is located at 4466 S Marsalis Ave, Dallas, TX 75216.
The Plant Project
Calling all plant lovers! It’s time to check out The Plant Project. The Plant Project is the first Black woman-owned plant shop in Dallas, founded by Bree Clarke. Clarke founded The Plant Project as a means to add diversity to the plant community. Soft jazz music fills the rooms of The Plant Project while customers shop. The Plant Project is located at 2310 Routh St Suite B, Dallas, TX 75201. If you arent located in Dallas, The Plant Project also ships nationwide for all the green thumbs out there.
Good Cycle is a vintage clothing store reselling secondhand pieces founded by Nikayla Golatt-Barrett. The main shop showcases Nikayla’s curated collection of unisex vintage and secondhand apparel and accessories. In addition to the main shop, vintage curators are hosted in their adjoining space, Good Cycle Studio. Good Cycle is available to shop online or at brick and mortar store located at 413 N Tyler St, Dallas, TX 75208.
Oluchi Vintage is an online retail shop based out of Dallas, offering a curated selection of vintage clothing for both women and men. Founded by Cynthia Alozie, Oluchi Vintage drops new arrivals every Friday. The boutique offers a variety of vintage pieces ranging from two-piece suits, dresses, and much more. Check out Oluchi Vintage next time you are looking to give your wardrobe a blast from the past!
Soirée Coffee Bar
Looking for a good cup of joe? Stop by Soirée Coffee Bar in Trinity Groves. Clive and LaFree Ryan are the owners of Soirée Coffee Bar; a place to eat, drink, and gather. Soirée Coffee Bar offers more than just coffee with its weekend brunch menu and jazz-inspired cocktails. Sit back and enjoy a cup of coffee over the sound of soothing jazz music. Soirée Coffee Bar is located at 320 Singleton Boulevard, Suite 190 in Dallas.
Calling all brunch lovers, Brunchaholics is the spot for you! It’s even in the name. Founded by Jessie Washington, Brunchaholics is known for its “soul food burrito”. The famous burrito is stuffed with mac and cheese and collard greens and comes with either fried catfish or fried chicken. Brunchaholics is currently serving lunch and brunch on an informal basis Thursday-Friday from 12-4 pm. Next time you’re craving brunch, stop by Bruncholics located at 5014 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX 75206.
Looking for a taste of Africa in Dallas? Afrika Fusion has the food for you. Mumbi Baskin is the pioneer of the first Kenyan, female minority-owned restaurant in the DFW (Dallas Fort Worth) area. Afrika fusion lives up to its name with a medley of different African dishes from Kenyan and Nigeran cultures. Stop by Afrika Fusion at 18900 Dallas Pkwy Suite 125, Dallas, TX 75287 for a taste of Africa.
Vegan Food House
Just because you are vegan doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some southern soul food. Elizabeth Anderson is the brains behind Vegan Food House. Vegan Food House serves vegan alternatives for all your favorite comfort southern food like chicken wings, shrimp and grits, mac ‘n cheese, and more. Vegan or not you should check out Vegan Food House at 832 West 7th Street, Dallas, Texas 75208.
The Tipsy Cupcake
Craving something sweet for dessert? Stop by The Tipsy Cupcake for something sweet with a bit of edge. As the name suggests The Tipsy Cupcake is a posh & playful bakery that specializes in alcohol-infused cupcakes. With unique flavors like Peaches & Cream Crown Royal, Snickers Hennessy, Cinnamon Fireball, and many more. Stop by The Tipsy Cupcake at 2400 N Henderson Ave, Dallas, TX 75206 for dessert with a twist.
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