Black Business Month: 5 Black-Owned Businesses to Support in Chattanooga

This year marks the 27th anniversary of National Black Business Month, devoted to supporting and celebrating black-owned businesses across the country. There’s no shortage of black-owned businesses to support in Chattanooga. Below, we’ve highlighted a few places in the area that are definitely worth checking out!

Blue Boys Barbershop

734 East M. L. King Blvd. 

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Everyone has that place away from the hustle and bustle of the “real world,” where they can laugh and joke with others. A safe place to be yourself. Sounds like home, right? Many call it Blue Boys Barbershop. Owned and operated by Cecil Drake for over 25 years, this Chattanooga staple is a place for all ages to leave looking and feeling better than when you arrived. Whether you’re seeking a quick haircut or in the mood for a game of chess, then drop by! 

Six18 Restaurant & Lounge

618 Georgia Ave

When you are ready for a good meal with family or a nice date night, check out Six18 Restaurant & Lounge. Six18, owned and operated by Curtis Greene, boasts elevated Southern cuisine, plus wines, cocktails, and 12 on-tap brews. The completely renovated space includes a plush dining room, after-hours lounge, private dining space, and patio.

Segway Tours Chattanooga

204 Walnut Street

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Follow up your family meal or date night with a unique exploration of the Scenic City. Owned and operated by Dianna Ward, Chattanooga Segway Tours provides exciting views of Chattanooga on Segway, Bike, or via Walking Tours. Customers can enjoy museums, green spaces, entertainment, and all tastes of Chattanooga. Book your excursion online, advance purchasing is highly recommended!

Allgood’s Used Books and Coffee

2420 Glass Street

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Looking to take it easy and relax? Check out Allgood’s Used Books and Coffee, owned and operated by Jacquelyn Allgood-White. Not only can you unwind and enjoy a great read from their huge selection of used books, but you can also sip on tasty coffee, devour succulent breakfast croissants, or indulge in their mouthwatering cranberry pecan chicken salad for lunch. All Good Coffee Shop and Used Bookstore is in the historic area of Glass Farms.

Peach Cobbler Factory

301 East M. L. King Blvd.

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Desserts are on the menu at the new Peach Cobbler Factory, owned and operated by Londie Nicole. Peach Cobbler Factory offers 12 flavors of cobbler topped with vanilla ice cream, a cobbler-stuffed cinnamon roll, and five flavors of banana pudding. Satisfy your sweet tooth and stop by their downtown location today!

Originally published through Chattanooga Tourism Co., here

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