Shop from local Black-owned businesses for everything from food to clothing. In addition to lists from previous years, here are 20 amazing Black-owned businesses in Jersey City to check out and support!
172 Newark Ave
Sw3at Sauna is the perfect space to relax or unwind. Book a session online for an infrared sauna sessions and try their halotherapy and CBD aromatherapy services.
203 Monticello Ave
Pholk Beauty offers an amazing selection of body and skin care products that are vegan and natural. From face washes to night treatments, treat your skin to Pholk Beauty.
Clothing brand MARGO offers repurposed clothing, from closet staples to accent pieces. Items are currently available for purchase through Instagram.
172 Newark Ave
Whether you’re looking for a wax, a manicure, or a glowing tan, Suite Tee Beauty Studio has everything you’d need to pamper yourself. Appointments can be made on their website.
308 Pacific Ave
Martha’s offers breakfast and lunch 7 days a week with delivery and catering available. Grab brunch favorites like bagel sandwiches, pancakes, and delicious home fries.
More Life Cafe
191 Mallory Ave
Enjoy a variety of vegan foods at More Life Cafe, from their signature meatloaf to vegan versions of classic comfort foods like mac and cheese and Philly Cheesesteaks.
Qua’s Creative Art Center
758 Ocean Ave
Qua’s Creative Art Center is a community space for children and teens to express themselves and embrace creativity in a fun, engaging way. You can register your kids on their website.
281 Newark Ave
Whether you’re looking for one of the best iced coffees in Jersey City or you want a comforting breakfast, Gia Gelato is the go-to spot for all morning and afternoon cravings. They also have a large selection of gelato to enjoy in the spring and summertime.
360 Communipaw Ave
The Grind is the perfect spot for a morning coffee and pastry to get you started with your day. The Grind also has a general store for groceries, snacks, beverages, and other essentials.
Vibez Juice Cafe
82 Hutton St
For fresh juices and vegan Caribbean dishes in the Heights, Vibez Juice Cafe is a clear choice. They offer a rotating menu of dishes and sides including their Mixed Vegetable patty, BBQ drumsticks, and Creole ribs.
218 Newark Ave
You can never go wrong with a bowl of ramen, Bao buns, and a signature cocktail at Ani Ramen. They currently offer dine-in service along with pickup and delivery through UberEats.
Last Place Winners Co.
225 Monticello Ave
Last Place Winners opened their Monticello Ave storefront last year and have been a hit with their apparel, including their Respect Women Worldwide series.
291 Grove St
Shop for some great, fashionable styles at SECÜR! You can find a new standout piece for your wardrobe or the perfect outfit for any event.
Kool Kiy is the man behind By Kiy, a clothing line comprised of original pieces. From jackets to hats, there’s something for everyone with a variety of amazing designs.
Freetown Road Project
640 Newark Ave
Freetown Road Project serves up West Indian cuisine and is named after the two villages in Antigua where owner Chef Claude’s parents lived. Stop by for dinner or grab their specialty breakfast on Saturdays.
Based in Downtown Medspa, Skin Chic is a licensed electrologist and registered nurse who specializes in aesthetic medicine. Treat yourself to some skin care, including Botox injections and Ultherapy skin tightening.
Female King is Sakoyah Simmons’ clothing line featuring stand-out, one-of-a-kind designs with a great selection of coats/jackets. Browse through her site and keep up with her Instagram for new pieces!
Carolyn’s Soul Food
76 Orient Ave
Carolyn’s serves up incredible soul food for lunch and dinner including lunch specials, mixed punch drinks, and the tastiest sides to accompany any meal. They also deliver through most food delivery apps.
264 Newark Ave
Shalea Walker is a licensed esthetician in Jersey City who offers plant-based facials, microcurrent facials, and other beauty services. Make an appointment for a customized facial or even a glycolic peel.
Banana Pudding King
Who doesn’t love banana pudding? Order pans of pudding from Banana Pudding King for events or keep up with his Instagram to find him at local events!