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30+ Black-Owned Businesses in Tampa Bay to Support

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Small businesses are the fabric of our community. From indulgent restaurants to unique experiences to local shops, there are lots of amazing black owned businesses in Tampa Bay to support!

Keep scrolling to discover these incredible local businesses. If you don’t see your favorite black owned business on our list, et us know on Facebook or Instagram @StuffToDoInTampaBay, so we can shout them out, too!

Must-Visit Black Owned Businesses in Tampa Bay

The Cake Drip

If you’re looking for a unique experience, look no further. The Cake Drip is a dessert boutique offering custom chocolate bars, chocolate tasting flights, and DIY cakes. Cheers with floral infused champagne at the sweetest destination in Hyde Park Village!

📍1625 W Snow Circle, Tampa, FL 33606

Copa

Located in the heart of downtown St. Pete, the Copa lounge offers a unique cocktail lounge experience with drinks, tapas, and hookah. Enjoy flavors of Latin America and the Caribbean combine with a tapas style Mediterranean twist. 

📍1047 Central Ave St. Petersburg, FL 33705

7th and Grove

Indulge in southern classics with an upscale fair at 7th and Grove in Ybor City and at Sparkman Wharf. From fried catfish to fried chicken and French toast, there is no shortage of delicious options at 7th and Grove.

📍 Ybor City: 1930 E. 7th Ave. Tampa, FL

📍 Sparkman Wharf: 615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

 
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Al’s Finger Lickin’ BBQ

Like the name suggests, this barbecue is so good, it’s finger licking good! At their two locations in Ybor City, you can feast on some of the best Tennessee-style barbecue and soul food in town. And don’t forget about the sides, they are all made fresh daily!

📍 Al’s BBQ: 1609 Angel Oliva Sr St., Tampa, FL  33605

📍 Al’s Soul Food: 2302 E 7th Ave., Tampa, FL  33605

Thee Burger Spot

Chow down on a quarter pound of deliciousness at Thee Burger Spot! The iconic, Thee Glazed One, is a must-try. On Fridays and Saturdays, indulge in this bacon cheeseburger on a Krispy Kreme glazed donut bun.

📍 3917 N. Tampa St., Tampa, FL 33603

The Snaphouse

Say cheese at the Snaphouse, located in Ybor City! This selfie studio offers 23 separate styled frames that are the perfect backdrop for your next photo. Do it for the ‘gram at the Snaphouse and support local black owned businesses in Tampa Bay!

📍1318 E 7th Ave., Tampa, FL

Booze and Bubbles

Booze and Bubbles is bringing the booze to you! For your next event, let Booze and Bubbles provide a unique drinking experience with their champagne wall and the adorable vintage tap truck. Cheers to black owned businesses in Tampa Bay!

A Tailor’d Picnic

Enjoy a luxury picnic from A Tailor’d Picnic. These totally Instagrammable picnics are perfect for engagements, baby showers, gender reveals, birthdays, or simply treating yourself. Each picnic set-up has everything you need for a great time!

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Pop Goes the Waffle

Pop Goes the Waffle is bringing authentic liège waffles to Tampa Bay! These waffles that you can walk with are created when pearl sugar is combined with a brioche-style dough to make a waffle with the sweetness built in. You can catch this sweet food truck all over Tampa Bay.

Hogg Batch Coffee

These coffee and bourbon loving twin brothers were tired of the same old same and decided to create experimental specialty coffees. Hogg Batch Coffee pairs single origin beans and barrel-aged spirits for a unique blend that will awaken your senses. Purchase online or grab a cup from Sip, Shop, Hooray or the Scott Cocktail & Coffee Bar, both located in St. Pete.

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Abbi Creates Studio

After weeks of posting her graphic designs on Instagram, hundred of people were asking to buy her artwork and Abbi Creates Studio was born! From art prints to clothing to tech accessories, Abbi Creates Studio is the perfect spot to grab a gift for a friend or yourself.

Plante La Vie

You may have seen, Flora, Plante La Vie’s groovy mobile plant shop. Popping up at local markets all across Tampa Bay, this is the perfect place to buy houseplants of all kinds. They also offer beautiful interior plant design services that will help you create the space of your dreams! 

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Debonair Prints

Bring your designs to life with Debonair Prints! This small-batch modern, quality screen-printing, and embroidery shop offers endless possibilities. Support these black owned businesses in Tampa Bay!

📍 4011 E 21st Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

Zulu Painter

​“I want to grow art everywhere” – that’s Zulu Painter’s motto. Zulu’s large scale mural work can be seen across Tampa Bay and nationwide. As he travels the world, he strives to create “mindful murals for all to enjoy.”

Black Owned Businesses in Tampa Bay and More

Did we miss one of your favorite black owned businesses in Tampa Bay? Let us know on Facebook or Instagram @StuffToDoInTampaBay, so we can shout them out, too!

Stefanie Font

Stefanie Font

Stefanie is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on InstagramFacebook, and YouTube.

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