Guide to Gwinnett

Black Owned Businesses to Check Out in Gwinnett

Gwinnettians are proud to live in one of the most diverse counties in the Southeast and this diversity carries over to the wide variety of black-owned restaurants and shops. Below, check out just some of the Black-owned restaurants/catering, spas, artists and other tourism related businesses in Gwinnett. There are so many more, too, so consider this list a good place to start exploring.

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Restaurants

Country Pepper Suwanee (Jamaican) - Suwanee

West Main Trade (coffeehouse/antique/consignment shop) - Buford

Famous Toastery (breakfast, lunch, brunch)

Wayback Burgers (burgers) - Lawrenceville

Off the Hook Fish and Shrimp (seafood) - Lawrenceville

Escovitchez (upscale Jamaican and Caribbean) - Snellville

Nawlins Praline Candy and More (sweets and Cajun) - Grayson

The Blaxican Food Truck + Catering (Mexican/Soul food fusion) - Mobile

Ionie’s Island Kitchen (Caribbean) - Lawrenceville

Forever Family Soul Food (soul food) - Lawrenceville

Who’s Got Soul Southern Café (soul food) - Duluth and Lawrenceville

Edee’s Place BBQ (barbecue) - Dacula

Edee's Place in Dacula

Moe’s Soul Food Kitchen (soul food) - Lawrenceville

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit (barbecue) - Stone Mountain

Kingston 30 (Jamaican) - Lawrenceville

Mama’s Paradise (Jamaican) - Duluth

Epicurean Café (seasonal upscale cuisine) - Duluth

Sweet Joy Ice Cream (ice cream) - Lawrenceville

Dazzle Dogs (hot dogs and specialty milkshakes) - Dacula

Empire Lounge (international cuisine) - Snellville

K & S Jerk Shop (Jamaican) - Dacula

Trend Urban Cafe (sandwiches, tacos, burgers) - Stone Mountain

Ovations Caribbean Grill (Jamaican) - Lawrenceville

Ti-Chi Southern Cuisine (Soul food and lounge) - Buford

Dazzle Dogs in Dacula

Gwinnett Nutrition (nutritious energy drinks and teas) - Lawrenceville

Aunt Evelyn's Peach Cobbler (peach cobbler) - online orders

Shmore Boards (luxury cheese and dessert boards) - online orders

Husker's Cafe (breakfast, lunch) - Suwanee

Coconut Grove Restaurant (Jamaican) - Lawrenceville

De Roti One Shop (Jamaican) - Snellville

Baby Al's Chicago Dogs (hot dogs) - Lilburn

Kingsway Restaurant (African) - Norcross

Honest Star Tropical Restaurant (African) - Lawrenceville (2 locations)

Taste of Sweet and Spicy (Jamaican) - Lawrenceville

Lyon's Jamaican Cuisine (Jamaican) - Norcross

Tichi Southern Cuisine (soul food) - Buford

Kenny's Rockin' Ribs (barbecue) - Loganville

Jay's Caribbean Cuisine (Jamaican inspired Caribbean) - Lawrenceville

The Wing Suite (wings, waffles, sandwiches) - Grayson

Tastees Jamaican Cuisine (Jamaican) - Snellville

I Get Juiced (Nutritious juices and smoothies) - Snellville

Golden Krust (Caribbean) - Lawrenceville and Snellville

Theory Bistro and Lounge (restaurant and nightlife) - Duluth

Juices Wild Vitamin and Juice Bar (juices and vitamins) - Buford

Kool Runnings Restaurant (Jamaican) - Norcross 770-441-0201

1804 Caribbean Cuisine (Caribbean) - Norcross 

Caribbean Fiesta (Caribbean) - Duluth ​

Ike's Cafe and Grill (African) - Norcross  ​

McKenzie's Island Cuisine (Caribbean) - Norcross 404-551-4956 ​

Sage Juice Bar and Cafe (Juice) - Duluth ​

Serbea Living African Restaurant (African) - Duluth 678-373-1931

Southern Suya (African and Southern fusion) - Duluth 

Zona Caribbean Bar and Grill (Caribbean) - Norcross  ​

Bamboo Caribbean Restaurant (Caribbean) - Lawrenceville

Come Take a Bite Jamaican Cuisine (Jamaican) - Tucker 770-674-0411 ​

Duchess Cafe & Grill (Jamaican) - Lawrenceville  ​

Seven Food 4 The Soul (Soul Food) - Lawrenceville 770-885-5087 ​

The Village Bar and Restaurant (Jamaican) - Lawrenceville 770-377-8727

Simple Scoop Co. (healthy dining food truck) - Grayson/mobile

Natural Defense Juice and Smoothie Bar (smoothies) - Lawrenceville

Photo Credit: Shmore Boards Facebook

Coffeehouse

Beans & Butter Coffeehouse (coffee and pastries) - Lawrenceville

World Coffee and Tea (coffee, tea, sandwiches) - Duluth

Bakery

Taste of Cakery (custom cakes) - Snellville

Smallcakes (cupcakes) - Snellville

Sweet Brown Sugar Bakery & Cafe (baked goods) - Grayson

Cakes By The Pound (cakes) - Lilburn

Cupcake People (cupcakes) - Lawrenceville

Shawnee's Goodies (Vegan Bakery) - Snellville

Kakes 4 U (custom cakes) - Snellville

Breezy Cakes (custom cakes) - Norcross

Spa/Wellness

Spa LiCia (massage) - Suwanee

Soaps Gardens (natural soaps and body products) - Duluth

Hand and Hand Massage (massage) - Buford

Salveo Soaps and Such (all natural soaps and skin products) - Buford

Arts

George Nock (sculptour) - Tannery Row Artist Colony in Buford

Triple7 Dance Company (Professional and pre-professional dance company) - Snellville

DJ

DJ Ricky Dreamz (Professional DJ specializing in parties, family reunions and events) - Loganville

Clothing and Shops

JIBRI (plus sized apparel by local designer, Jasmine Elder) - online orders

Swagg Boutique (clothing, shoes and accessories, owned by Nene Leakes) - Sugarloaf Mills in Lawrenceville

Soje Emporium (consignment apparel, shoes and accessories) - Lawrenceville

LVRG by Capitalist Sneaker Boutique (sneakers and streetwear) - Snellville

Sole Play (sneakers and streetwear) - Lawrenceville 

A1 Custom (custom family reunion shirts) - Gwinnett 

Creative Rizk Collective (family clothing boutique) - Buford

Peachy Brass (custom family reunion shirts) - online

Elodie Amour Boutique and Beauty (clothing) - Loganville

Photo Credit: LVRG Facebook

Tai’ Sheree (clothing and accessories) - Sugarloaf Mills in Lawrenceville

Panache (women's consignment boutique) - Suwanee

Things To Do

The Pink Hotel (themed birthday party studio) - Snellville

Atlanta Comedy Theatre (comedy club) - Norcross

Photo Credit: The Pink Hotel Facebook

Threaded from Heaven (sewing studio) - Suwanee

Cigar Jazz ( fine cigars) - Duluth

Events & Facilities

Urban MediaMakers Film Festival (film festival) - Norcross

Dacula Event Hall (event space for rent) = Dacula

Catering

Tucker's Catering (event catering) - mobile

Island Saga Catering (Caribbean, American, International Fusion) - mobile

Naya Gourmet Foods (African) - mobile

Bistro to Geaux (catering) - mobile 404-829-5995

Just Wright Catering (catering) - mobile (770) 846-0159

Ferron's Catering (catering) - mobile

If you have more restaurants, catering companies, boutiques or tourism related businesses for us to add to the list please send to victoria@exploregwinnett.org. While this list focuses on tourism-related businesses the Gwinnett Black Business Directory is a larger database of Black owned businesses across any industry. Please email Kimberly Brewer (kimberly@kimberlybrewerstrategy.com)

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