Black History Month is a time where we celebrate all the accomplishments African Americans have achieved. In honor of that, we’ve highlighted a few incredible black-owned businesses that help contribute to Charleston’s success. From restaurants to beauty salons, you’ll love supporting these businesses all year long.
Glow Nail Bar allows people to show off their personality through their nails using high quality products.
Yelper Caitlyn D raves in her 5-star review: “I love it here, they did such an amazing job. Had great attitudes and really good conversations. They’re very patient and professional!”
Hannibal’s has been serving no frills soul food for over 40 years in Charleston. This family-owned business is known for seafood dishes such as their shrimp and crab rice.
Yelper Chris M highlights in his 4-star review: “The rumors of this place did not disappoint. My son and I tried the fried chicken livers and fried wings for appetizers. Followed by cornbread and crab and shrimp rice.”
Owner Germaine Jenkins started Fresh Future Farm to give the Chicora/Cherokee neighborhood access to fresh and healthy food. This nonprofit urban farm sports a variety of produce from squash to fresh eggs!
Yelper Ariel B explains in her 5-star review: “I adore the entire concept and neighborhood feel of Fresh Future Farm. This is a small, locally owned farm that provides fresh produce and food items in an area that would be considered a food desert.”
Carolina Eye Candy specializes in eyelash extensions, but they also offer skin care services, eyebrow shaping, and makeup. They are a one stop shop for all your beauty needs.
Yelper Fleur K really enjoyed her beauty treatment per her 5-star review: “Paxton listened and completely understood that I like my brows thick and just wanted cleanup/shaping only. I was in and out quickly and my brows looked great!”
Cane Rhum Bar is the first and only rum bar is Charleston! They pair their rum with authentic Caribbean eats from chef-owner Paul Yellin.
Yelper Briana B truly got a taste of the Caribbean in her 5-star review: “We got a Rhum flight which consisted of three different mixed drinks, my girlfriend got a drink that had coffee in it, and I finished off with a piña colada. That piña colada was the best I’ve ever had.”
Have a favorite black-owned business you’d like to give a shout out to? Share it with the community here.