Bonnie B’s Smokin BBQ has been located in Pasadena for generations, serving up some of the best soul food in the area. Enjoy pulled pork sandwiches, fantastic...
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.
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...
Lêberry Bakery was established in 2018 with the vision and passion to bring high-quality, delicious sweets to Pasadena,Los Angeles, San Gabriel and neighboring...
My Place Cafe (Previously Sidewalk Cafe) is a great place to grab breakfast, lunch, or stay for brunch. Their patio is a great place to enjoy a fluffy waffle...
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...
Rodney's Ribs is a Pasadena mainstay serving delicious barbecue ribs, rib tips, and brisket from a food truck.
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...
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
- 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.