Clifton's Gourmet Barbecue offers authentic Southern comfort-style meats that fall off the bone and is drenched in finger-licking, homemade BBQ sauce. Their...
Support Black-Owned Businesses
Now, more than ever, it's important to support our local businesses, especially in the Black community.
Every February, Pasadena celebrates Black History Month and the achievements and contributions of Black Americans. But these Black-owned restaurants in Pasadena are our family and they need our support all year round. So we encourage you to visit, eat, chat, and get to know these businesses and their owners now and into the future. Below is a list of restaurants and shops you can visit during your next stay in Pasadena.
100% aesthetic and 100% plant-based, Coffee and Plants cafe is located in Old Pasadena's One Colorado. Enjoy dairy-free lattes, coffee, teas, and more while...
From long time Pasadena chef and caterer Onil Chibás, Deluxe 1717 is a warm and welcoming eatery offering New American cuisine interwoven with ingredients from...
Since 2019, Chef Michael Gray has been dishing out some of the most unique and innovative takes on classics from burgers to good 'ol Southern delights. Try the...
Cold Brew Coffee Shop. Old Pasadena's Home Brewed Bar specializes in artisan cold brew coffee and tea, and non-dairy milk, boba from all over the world and...
My Place Cafe is temporarily closed. They will reopen in a new location in September. My Place Cafe is a great place to grab breakfast, lunch, or stay for...
Octavia's Bookshelf is an independent bookstore by Nikki High that opened in Pasadena in February 2023, in honor of Pasadena native, sci-fi author, and...
Pasadena Fish Market is a no-frills, counter-serve stop with limited seating featuring fried fish and traditional Jamaican fare. The market also sells raw fish...
Perry's Joint is the best place to get massive deli-style sandwiches loaded with fresh veggies and well-seasoned dressings, specialty desserts, smoothies, and...
Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles is a California-based soul food restaurant chain founded by Herb Hudson, a Harlem native, in 1975. It is best known for...
Sailor’s Brew Coffee is a Black-owned business from Pasadena/Altadena native Trévon Sailor. After his service in the United States Army, Sailor took a trip to...
At the Gourmet Cobbler Factory, you can expect quality delicious homemade cobblers and pies mixed with only the best and freshest ingredients paired with ice...
ADDITIONAL BLACK-OWNED RETAILERS
- A1 Come Back
- April Blooms
- Brandon D. Lamar Jewelry and Books
- Chosen 1
- Created 4 Greatness
- Cr8tive Genes
- Dena Shirt Co.
- Exceed All Expectation
- First to Third
- Forever Woke Apparel
- Homies Ain't Homies
- Just 2 Nice
- Kliek Boutique
- Made in Dena
- Pasadena Classic
- Rhythms of the Village
- Ritz Resale
- Sailor's Brew Coffee
- Shelles Aunje
- Strict Program
- The Twistopher Collection
- Wayne's Fashion
View the full list of Black-owned businesses in Pasadena and surrounding Altadena areas from the City of Pasadena Parks and Recreation Department.