Support Lower Georgia Avenue’s Black-Owned Businesses

The Lower Georgia Avenue corridor abounds with Black-owned businesses. We’ve put together this updated list to help you support these small businesses. Know a business we missed? Let us know!

(Updated August 2022)

RESTAURANTS & CAFES

Heat Da Spot (3213 Georgia Ave NW, heatdaspot.com) – A coffee shop & cafe offering delicious breakfast and lunch, as well as catering

Amen Cafe (3661 Georgia Ave NW, amencafedc.com) – A cafe offering both American and traditional Ethiopian cuisine, freshly pressed juices,  delicious smoothies, and coffee drinks

Eat Well Juice Bar (2608 Georgia Ave NW) – A neighborhood spot for delicious coffee, smoothies, sandwiches, and pastries 

Here’s the Scoop (2824 Georgia Ave NW, heresthescoopdc.com) – Delicious dairy and dairy-free ice cream in a variety of traditional and unique flavors, as well as desserts and snacks

BARS

Bravo Bar (2917 Georgia Ave NW) – A local dive bar known for its great “shot and a beer” specials

Smitty’s Bar (3549 Georgia Ave NW, smittysdc.com) – Delicious food and drinks, innovative cocktails, and a great back patio

RETAIL

Mercy Beauty (2820 Georgia Ave NW) – A wide selection of quality beauty and hair supplies 

Phoenix Cultural Variety Store (700 Columbia Rd NW) – Variety store with a curated selection of quality good & gifts 

77 Market (3021 Georgia Ave NW) – A corner market fully stocked with drinks, snacks, and other essentials

Sankofa Video, Books & Café (2714 Georgia Ave NW, events.sankofa.com) – A bookstore, cafe, and event space with the largest collection of African-American and diasporic children’s literature in D.C.

All The Buzz (3232 Georgia Ave NW) – A DC I-71 compliant apparel store

House Of Herbs (3124 Georgia Ave NW) – A DC I-71 compliant shop and lounge

SERVICES

A&E Construction (910 Webster St NW, aandeconstructionllc.com) – A trusted and professional full service contractor serving the DMV

MARC Metropolitan Assessment and Renewal Center (3326 Georgia Ave NW, marc-llc.net) – A medical assessment center serving businesses and individuals for employment, licensure, education, and travel-related health screening needs.

BEAUTY & HAIR

JC Unisex Salon (3545 Georgia Ave NW) – A neighborhood favorite for men’s and women’s hair styling with friendly and courteous service

Best Cuts Barber Shop (2612 Georgia Ave NW) – A skilled and professional barber shop offering student prices & kid’s cuts

Q Spruill’s Bluebird Barbershop (3219 Georgia Ave NW) – A full service barber shop offering a full range of services including kid’s cuts and facials

Joseph’s Barbershop (2624B Georgia Ave NW) – A professional barber offering a full array of services at great prices