Here’s a List of Black-Owned Businesses and Organizations to Support in O.C.

Here’s a List of Black-Owned Businesses and Organizations to Support in O.C.
Georgia's Restaurant; Photograph by Mariah Tauger

Lasting and meaningful change starts within our own communities. You can make a positive impact by patronizing these local Black-owned businesses and donating to organizations that are helping improve the lives of Black residents in O.C.

FOOD & DRINK

Aosa Coffee
Huntington Beach, 714-840-5700
aosacoffee.com

Beale’s Texas BBQ
Huntington Beach, 562-588-3070
bealestexasbbq.com

Cloud 9 Bakers
San Juan Capistrano, 949-388-8311
cloud9bakers.com/our-story

Fork in the Road Catering
Costa Mesa, 562-252-6923
forkintheroadcatering.com

The Fuel Shack
San Clemente, 949-388-4015
thefuelshack.com

Georgia’s Restaurant
Anaheim, 714-906-1900
georgias-restaurant.com

Hambone’s BBQ Bar & Grill
Huntington Beach, 714-968-1261
hambonesbarandgrill.com

Iron Catering Crew
Costa Mesa, 888-641-8187
ironcateringcrew.com

Made by Yub
Costa Mesa, 562-354-1331
madebyyub.com/contact

McClain Cellars
Laguna Beach, 805-426-4441
mcclaincellars.com

Munchies Diner
Santa Ana
munchiesvegandiner.com

Morika’s Southern Delights
Laguna Hills
morikassoutherndelights.com

Naughty Panda
Santa Ana
myveganpanda.com

The Nest
Garden Grove
instagram.com/eatatthenest

Protein Lab
Buena Park, 714-503-0775
fueledbyproteinlab.com

Roscoe’s House of Chicken and Waffles
Anaheim, 714-823-4130
roscoeschickenandwaffles.com

Tico Rico
San Clemente
elticorico.com

Tribute Coffee House
Garden Grove, 714-852-3005
tributecoffeehouse.com

Here is a Google spreadsheet of other local Black-owned restaurants organized by O.C. food influencers @lovetram and @nonstopeats.
docs.google.com


SHOPS & SERVICES

Amour Propre
Mission Viejo, 562-335-5947
amourp.com

Carla Rae Photography
714-273-6292, iwanabnpix@aol.com
carlarheaphoto.com

C Dobbs
Newport Beach, 949-427-2321
c-dobbs.com

CCC Acting Studio
Garden Grove, 714-710-1053
gardengroveactingclasses.com

Cherry Hills Market
Huntington Beach, 800-504-6979
cherryhillsmarket.com

Ecos
Cypress
ecos.com

Flawless Wedding Events
Brea
flawlessweddingsandevents.net/

Grocery Outlet
Irvine, 949-732-3876
instagram.com/groceryoutlet_irvine

Just Succ It
San Juan Capistrano
justsuccit.com

K.O. Dog Training
San Juan Capistrano, 949-391-0206
kodogtraining.com

Laguna Candles
Laguna Beach, 949-680-8444
lagunacandles.com

Leadership in Heels by Scharell Jackson
Lake Forest
scharrelljackson.com

Lucky Black Skin Solutions
Tustin
myluckyblack.com

Makena Electric
Huntington Beach, 714-960-6756
makenaelectric.com

Naturalistic Brows
Orange
naturalisticbrows.info

Noisia Display
Irvine, 858-927-4128
instagram.com/noisiadisplay

The Nurse Milk
Anaheim
nursemilk.com

Right Choice Fitness
Virtual/home fitness services
Irvine, 949-413-7405 cell, 949-786-2155 office
rightchoicefitness.com

Rock City Climbing
Anaheim Hills, 714-777-4884
rockcityclimbing.com/visit-us

Sandra Johnson Designs
Anaheim Hills
sandrajohnsondesigns.com/

Shen Does Hair
Orange, 714-206-4130
vagaro.com/shendoeshair

Sporty Cuts
Irvine, 949-387-2444
instagram.com/sporty_cuts

Studio C Florals
Newport Beach, 949-400-1951
studiocflorals.com

Sweet Spot Waxing
Mission Viejo, 949-295-0613
instagram.com/sweetspotwaxing/

The Wax & Sugar Skin Boutique
San Clemente, 949-391-2279
waxboutiquesc.com


ORGANIZATIONS

Arts & Learning Conservatory
Costa Mesa, 714-728-7100
Artsandlearning.org

Orange County Bail Fund
gofundme.com/f/orange-county-bail-fund

100 Black Men of Orange County
100bmoc.org

Black Chamber of Orange County
ocblackchamber.com

Orange County African American Community Center Inc.
ocaacci.org

Young Black Professionals of Orange County
ybpoc.com

Orange County Heritage Council, which organizes the annual OC Black History Parade & Unity Festival
oc-hc.org

OC Realtist
ocrealtist.org


Further Reading and Resources:

Radical Thinker At UC Irvine Spreads Afropessimism Wherever He Goes
A radical thinker helming the African American Studies department at UC Irvine, Frank B. Wilderson III is an award-winning author, professor, and public intellectual.
orangecoast.com/snapshot/radical-thinker-at-uc-irvine-spreads-afropessimism-wherever-he-goes/

Meet L. Song Richardson, New Dean of UCI’s School of Law
A graduate of Harvard University and Yale Law School and a faculty member at the UC Irvine School of Law since 2014, she is one of the nation’s leading experts on the complex and politically charged issue of racial bias and the criminal justice system.
orangecoast.com/features/l-song-richardson-ucis-school-law-interim-dean/

The Rap Bias
With the national debate on race relations as a backdrop, we talk with UC Irvine professor Charis Kubrin about her research on rap music and the judicial system. Is there really justice for all?
orangecoast.com/features/the-rap-bias/

‘Yonder they do not love your flesh’: Mourning, Anti-Blackness, and Claiming All of Us
A webinar hosted by UCI Humanities meant to “reflect on the persistence of anti-black violence and harm during the COVID-19 pandemic.”
humanities.uci.edu/SOH/calendar/event_details.php?eid=8564


Have a local Black-owned business or organization you think we should add to this list? Leave a comment below.

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