Support Local: Black Owned Businesses in Edmonton

Feb 8, 2021

Edmonton's local business community is as diverse and brilliant as its people. Our city is home to talented Black artisans, restauranteurs, artists and entrepreneurs who are blazing trails as industry leaders and innovators. Check out these Edmonton owned and operated businesses, and keep in mind that there are many more Black-owned businesses in the city! We recommend going to AfroBiz.ca for even more ways to support local. Many of these businesses also provide delivery or curbside pick-up!

As you explore, be sure to continue practicing safe spatial distancing, frequent hand washing and following the guidelines put in place to keep everyone safe!

Food & Drink

Take your tastebuds on tour and explore some of Edmonton's finest eateries. Our advice? Arrive hungry and thirsty for authentic flavours and inventive dishes that will leave you craving more. Many of the restaurants listed here are offering curbside pick-up or delivery. Be sure to check individual websites for updates before you stop by or plan to dine-in!

The Sugar Bowl

10922 88 Avenue

The Sugar Bowl serves up over 160 craft beers alongside a delicious menu for any meal of the day. Pro tip: you gotta try the cinnamon buns.

Eleanor & Laurent

10926 88 Avenue

The Sugar Bowl's sister eatery, Eleanor & Laurent is a café, boulangerie, patisserie, rotisserie, charcuterie, and meeting place. Come for the to-die-for pastries, stay for the elegant and adorable decor.

Langano Skies

9920 82 Avenue (Whyte Ave)
Discover the unique taste, style and tradition of Ethiopian cuisine at this local favourite. Plus, all meals can be made gluten-free!

Sambusa Hut

11719 46 Street

Looking for the best sambusas in Edmonton? Enter Sambusa Hut. After you've licked your entree plate clean, try their coconut tart for dessert. You can thank us later.

Island Grill

Here you'll find delicious Jamaican cuisine including curry chicken, ox tail, jerk chicken and roti. Come hungry and ready for bold flavours - delivery is also available through Skip the Dishes!

The French Crêperie

20031 46 Ave
This grab-and-go concept offers hand-made, authentic crêpes that are affordable and delicious. Add toppings of your own choosing and take your meal to the next level!

Mojo Jojo Pickles

Check out their list of distributor's here.
From pickled vegetables to charcuterie jellies and fruit butters, Mojo Jojo Pickles packs a ton of delicious into every jar. Find them at various retailers around the city.

Old Beverly Cafe

3908 118 Ave
Old Beverly Cafe is a family-friendly restaurant that uses only the best ingredients in their burgers, sandwiches and sweet treats. Their brunch is life-changing, and the service is delightful!

Sunset Reggae Kitchen

15608 103rd Avenue
If you want flavour, you've come to the right place. Stop in for a traditional breakfast of callaloo and salt fish, or try their smoke jerk chicken for lunch or dinner. Finish off with desserts like sweet potato pudding or rum cake, and you're in business.

Tiramisu Bistro

10750 124 Street
Tiramisu Bistro features a modern take on traditional Italian fare, focusing on fresh ingredients and sustainable wines. They also serve up an incredible brunch!

Brands & Boutiques

Find your new look when you peruse these beautifully curated boutiques, or order from a talented local designer. Many of these retailers also offer delivery and curbside pick-up. Check out their individual websites for additional details!

MGC Boutique

12433 102 Ave

Fore! Find everything you need to look great on the green at MGC Boutique. In addition to their golf lines, they have curated lifestyle collections that are flattering for every body.

Msichana

Made by the loving hands of female artisans, Msichana designs are dramatic, vibrant, and colourful pieces that elevate the spirit. This brand believes that every woman is a masterpiece - and you can see that reflected in the quality of each garment.

Lil’Rascalz Shop

8206-104 Street

Find the coolest clothes for kids at Lil’Rascalz Shop! You'll have the best dressed kid on the block after stopping into this locally owned boutique.

Buno Design

Buno Design is an ethical women's wear, accessory and lifestyle brand. They create handcrafted jewellery right here in Edmonton, using recycled and vintage resources. Here you'll find one-of-a-kind pieces to enhance your own unique style.

MKCurvy

MKCurvy is a brand built for the modern day woman with a discerning eye for fashionable clothing made from exquisite fabrics with an African vibe. Their aim is to accentuate a woman's curves regardless of size!

Kyn Apparel

KYN Apparel is an Edmonton based fashion brand that designs fresh, unique and bold fashion pieces. Here you'll find a blend of African prints with fabrics like lace, tulle and denim!

Experiences, Services & More!

The local love doesn't stop with restaurants and boutiques! Check out these Edmonton businesses offering unique experiences, services and much more. Some of the businesses listed below may be offering modified services (like curbside pick-up or condensed hours) during this time. Check out the individual websites for details!

Alberta Craft Tours

Various breweries around the city

Add a little hoppy-ness to your day with Alberta Craft Tours. This locally owned company offers private brewery tours and bookable tastings for you to enjoy. Bottoms up!

The Bar Fitness

6009 86 Street

The team at The Bar Fitness will help you reach your goals by improving your lifting technique and helping you get the most out of your workout. They don't just set the bar, they ARE the bar!

Brianne Gabrielle Cakes

This custom cake boutique specializes in beautifully designed wedding and celebration cakes using ingredients of the highest quality. Brianne's flair for beautiful and tasty confections will surely take your event (or at home celebration) to the next level.

Modern Gravity Float Studio

10945 120 Street
Take some time to relax and recharge in one of Modern Gravity's float tank rooms. Floatation therapy and sensory deprivation come together in one meditative and soothing experience.

The Melanin Studio

Pamper yourself at the Melanin Studio - experts in skin and body care for all! Enhance your inner and outer glow with facials and body treatments that will leave you feeling refreshed and radiant.

Crème de la Crème Beauty Lounge

150 Chippewa Rd #182, Sherwood Park

This gorgeous beauty boutique offers up unique handmade beauty products including eyelashes, makeup, nail polish and more. Made by hand in small batches, their products are a step above the ordinary.