San Antonio Black-owned restaurants and businesses you can support right now

Unique and successful Black-owned businesses abound in San Antonio, and we’re recognizing Black History Month by highlighting nearly 50 of those ventures.

These local entrepreneurs are award-winning chefs, celebrated healthcare providers, respected fitness pros and more. Their continued financial successes lift up the whole community.
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Latched Support
Multiple Locations, (210) 504-8015, latchedsupport.com
Latched Support offers free diaper assistance, breast-feeding support, webinars and parenting classes to San Antonio families. Founded by two registered nurses, Latched is a 501(c)(3) organization focused on quality education, critical maternal assistance and advocacy.
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Latched Support
Multiple Locations, (210) 504-8015, latchedsupport.com
Latched Support offers free diaper assistance, breast-feeding support, webinars and parenting classes to San Antonio families. Founded by two registered nurses, Latched is a 501(c)(3) organization focused on quality education, critical maternal assistance and advocacy.
BaySeas Seafood
13954 Nacogdoches Road, (210) 314-5219, bayseascatfishhouse.com
BaySeas has everything you need if you’re craving catfish. From catfish sandwiches to catfish and shrimp to a family catfish platter, there is no better place in San Antonio for those who love the southern delicacy.
Photo via Instagram / bayseas_market
BaySeas Seafood
13954 Nacogdoches Road, (210) 314-5219, bayseascatfishhouse.com
BaySeas has everything you need if you’re craving catfish. From catfish sandwiches to catfish and shrimp to a family catfish platter, there is no better place in San Antonio for those who love the southern delicacy.
Sauce’s Southern Kitchen
Location Varies, (210) 577-6396, saucesa.square.site
Sauce’s Southern Kitchen’s been serving authentic Cajun and Creole cuisine to San Antonio residents since 2015. You can expect classics like gumbo, catfish and jambalaya that’s so good that you’d think you’re in the heart of the Big Easy. Check out their socials to see where they are serving up owner “Chef Sauce’s” exclusive recipes from their mobile food truck.
Sauce’s Southern Kitchen
Location Varies, (210) 577-6396, saucesa.square.site
Sauce’s Southern Kitchen’s been serving authentic Cajun and Creole cuisine to San Antonio residents since 2015. You can expect classics like gumbo, catfish and jambalaya that’s so good that you’d think you’re in the heart of the Big Easy. Check out their socials to see where they are serving up owner “Chef Sauce’s” exclusive recipes from their mobile food truck.
Mark’s Outing
1624 E. Commerce Street (210) 299-8110, marksouting.com
Mark's Outing, formerly Fatty’s Burgers, has been serving up amazing burgers and complimentary slow-cooked beans on Commerce Street since 2005. They must be doing something right, because their homestyle burger buns have been drawing crowds in droves for just as long.
Photo via Instagram / marksouting
Mark’s Outing
1624 E. Commerce Street (210) 299-8110, marksouting.com
Mark's Outing, formerly Fatty’s Burgers, has been serving up amazing burgers and complimentary slow-cooked beans on Commerce Street since 2005. They must be doing something right, because their homestyle burger buns have been drawing crowds in droves for just as long.
Doss Audiology and Hearing Center
Multiple Locations, dossaudiology.com
Doss Audiology and Hearing Center in nearby Schertz and Floresville focuses on diagnosis and treatment of hearing related disorders. Owner Dr. Phallon Doss, clinical audiologist, was awarded San Antonio Business Journal’s 40 under 40 in 2019.
Photo via Instagram / jhenryagin
Doss Audiology and Hearing Center
Multiple Locations, dossaudiology.com
Doss Audiology and Hearing Center in nearby Schertz and Floresville focuses on diagnosis and treatment of hearing related disorders. Owner Dr. Phallon Doss, clinical audiologist, was awarded San Antonio Business Journal’s 40 under 40 in 2019.
Sip-It Daiquiris To-Go
Multiple Locations, drinksipit.com
SipIt Daiquiris hit the ground running in January of 2020. Since then, the daiquiri drive-thru has opened six locations in San Antonio and beyond. SipIt offers a wide variety of different daiquiri flavors including seasonal specials, combination flavors and virgin drinks.
Photo via Instagram / drinksipit
Sip-It Daiquiris To-Go
Multiple Locations, drinksipit.com
SipIt Daiquiris hit the ground running in January of 2020. Since then, the daiquiri drive-thru has opened six locations in San Antonio and beyond. SipIt offers a wide variety of different daiquiri flavors including seasonal specials, combination flavors and virgin drinks.
Mr. A Ok’s Kitchen
5532 Walzem Road, (210) 642-4181, mraokskitchen.com
Chef Steven Harris has been active in SA’s food scene for more than two decades, and opened his restaurant in June 2018. Inspired to become a chef after seeing his mother and grandmother make from-scratch Southern fare, Harris today brings the cuisine to San Antonians with Mr. A Ok’s Kitchen, named after his late father. The menu features Southern favorites including chicken fried steak and oxtails.
Photo via Instagram / marres09
Mr. A Ok’s Kitchen
5532 Walzem Road, (210) 642-4181, mraokskitchen.com
Chef Steven Harris has been active in SA’s food scene for more than two decades, and opened his restaurant in June 2018. Inspired to become a chef after seeing his mother and grandmother make from-scratch Southern fare, Harris today brings the cuisine to San Antonians with Mr. A Ok’s Kitchen, named after his late father. The menu features Southern favorites including chicken fried steak and oxtails.
Wayne’s Wings
Multiple Locations, (210) 300-3891, wayneswingssa.com
Simply put, Wayne’s Wings reminds us that wings are a blessing. Owner Dwayne Price has perfected the marinated wing, complete with thick, crisp coating and a variety of ambitious sauces that score as well as dry rubs that hit the spot.
Photo via Instagram / mikey.harrison
Wayne’s Wings
Multiple Locations, (210) 300-3891, wayneswingssa.com
Simply put, Wayne’s Wings reminds us that wings are a blessing. Owner Dwayne Price has perfected the marinated wing, complete with thick, crisp coating and a variety of ambitious sauces that score as well as dry rubs that hit the spot.
Chatman's Chicken
1747 S. W.W. White Road, (210) 359-0245, facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063501675540
For some of the best fried chicken in San Antonio, head to this hidden gem that gets it right. Owner Eddie Chatman can take all the credit for these authentic bites, seasoned to perfection and served crunchy. This small joint packs in big flavors with sides like fries, macaroni 'n' cheese, okra and collard greens, to name a few.
Photo via Instagram / mt.calories
Chatman's Chicken
1747 S. W.W. White Road, (210) 359-0245, facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063501675540
For some of the best fried chicken in San Antonio, head to this hidden gem that gets it right. Owner Eddie Chatman can take all the credit for these authentic bites, seasoned to perfection and served crunchy. This small joint packs in big flavors with sides like fries, macaroni 'n' cheese, okra and collard greens, to name a few.
Manna Reign Chocolates
(207) 756-5728, facebook.com/mannareignchocolates
From truffles to bonbons to gluten free brownies, Manna Reign Chocolate is a one stop shop for chocoholics. Catch them at a farmer’s market near you, or place a custom order via email.
Photo via Instagram / mannareignchocolates
Manna Reign Chocolates
(207) 756-5728, facebook.com/mannareignchocolates
From truffles to bonbons to gluten free brownies, Manna Reign Chocolate is a one stop shop for chocoholics. Catch them at a farmer’s market near you, or place a custom order via email.
Texas Muscle and Fitness
Multiple Locations, (210) 375-3019, txmuscleandfitness.com
This 24/7 gym specializes in weight lifting and personal training but also offers outdoor turf training, weekend bootcamps and cardio machines for a well-rounded routine.
Photo via Instagram / texasmuscleandfitness
Texas Muscle and Fitness
Multiple Locations, (210) 375-3019, txmuscleandfitness.com
This 24/7 gym specializes in weight lifting and personal training but also offers outdoor turf training, weekend bootcamps and cardio machines for a well-rounded routine.
Binge Kitchen
449 McCarty Road, (210) 442-8126, eatbingekitchen.com
When you hear the word “binge” you probably don’t think of vegan food, but Binge Kitchen may make you want to do just that. Meatloaf, crispy chicken, mac and cheese — they’ve got it all. If there’s a soul food dish you can’t live without, you’ll find it vegan-style at Binge Kitchen.
Photo via Instagram / eatbingekitchen
Binge Kitchen
449 McCarty Road, (210) 442-8126, eatbingekitchen.com
When you hear the word “binge” you probably don’t think of vegan food, but Binge Kitchen may make you want to do just that. Meatloaf, crispy chicken, mac and cheese — they’ve got it all. If there’s a soul food dish you can’t live without, you’ll find it vegan-style at Binge Kitchen.
DeeWillie's Bar-B-Que
12130 O Connor Road, (210) 387-7452, deewilliestxbbq.com
DeeWillie's Bar-B-Que is a must-try. This longtime spot offers food made by barbecue lovers  for barbecue lovers. It’s worth heading to the Northeast side to chow down on some of their brisket.
Photo via Instagram / deewilliestxbbq
DeeWillie's Bar-B-Que
12130 O Connor Road, (210) 387-7452, deewilliestxbbq.com
DeeWillie's Bar-B-Que is a must-try. This longtime spot offers food made by barbecue lovers for barbecue lovers. It’s worth heading to the Northeast side to chow down on some of their brisket.
Freckles and Brows
2106 E. Sonterra Blvd. ste. 111, (210) 363-8140, frecklesandbrows.com
Freckles and Brows is an independent salon owned by Perlesta Omosowofa, a licensed Esthetician and Certified Microblade Artist. Offering services like peels, facials, microblading and hair removal necessities, Freckles and Brows is a one-stop shop for skincare and maintenance.
Photo via Instagram / frecklesandbrows
Freckles and Brows
2106 E. Sonterra Blvd. ste. 111, (210) 363-8140, frecklesandbrows.com
Freckles and Brows is an independent salon owned by Perlesta Omosowofa, a licensed Esthetician and Certified Microblade Artist. Offering services like peels, facials, microblading and hair removal necessities, Freckles and Brows is a one-stop shop for skincare and maintenance.
Williams Confectionery Crafts
12107 Toepperwein Rd. # 5A, Live Oak, (210) 967-5200, williamsconfectionerycraftscafe.com
Live Oak can mean quite a drive for many locals, but it's worth it to dine at Williams Confectionery Crafts. With breakfast, lunch and dessert options that truly taste like your mom or granny made it, owner Joyce Williams has kept the authentic homemade bites coming since its 2006 opening. You'll feel right at home here with these too-delicious servings and of course Williams' care.
Photo via Instagram / eldaeats
Williams Confectionery Crafts
12107 Toepperwein Rd. # 5A, Live Oak, (210) 967-5200, williamsconfectionerycraftscafe.com
Live Oak can mean quite a drive for many locals, but it's worth it to dine at Williams Confectionery Crafts. With breakfast, lunch and dessert options that truly taste like your mom or granny made it, owner Joyce Williams has kept the authentic homemade bites coming since its 2006 opening. You'll feel right at home here with these too-delicious servings and of course Williams' care.
Carmens De La Calle
320 N. Flores St, (210) 281-4349, carmensdelacalle.com
Owned by Paula Sullivan, Carmens De La Calle is a hub of Spanish culture in downtown SA. After years on the St. Mary’s Strip, the bar moved to its current location in late 2014 after being closed for a year, and has thrived ever since with Sullivan at the helm. With support from the spirit of downtown, Carmens serves globally-inspired dishes and hosts live musicians regularly.
Photo by Torence B. White via Instagram / surrealtymz
Carmens De La Calle
320 N. Flores St, (210) 281-4349, carmensdelacalle.com
Owned by Paula Sullivan, Carmens De La Calle is a hub of Spanish culture in downtown SA. After years on the St. Mary’s Strip, the bar moved to its current location in late 2014 after being closed for a year, and has thrived ever since with Sullivan at the helm. With support from the spirit of downtown, Carmens serves globally-inspired dishes and hosts live musicians regularly.
Stop Playing Studios
2450 Babcock Road, (254) 722-7635, stopplaying.net
Stop Playing Studios is a one-of-a-kind concept. Aspiring hip-hop, R&B, and NeoSoul artists can receive a free consultation and then schedule a one-time recording session or choose from a variety of pricing plans to fit their needs. Artists can also reserve a studio for an hour to record podcasts for $25 or a three-hour 360 VR music video session for $300 — and the audio quality is top-notch.
Photo via Instagram / stopplayingstudios
Stop Playing Studios
2450 Babcock Road, (254) 722-7635, stopplaying.net
Stop Playing Studios is a one-of-a-kind concept. Aspiring hip-hop, R&B, and NeoSoul artists can receive a free consultation and then schedule a one-time recording session or choose from a variety of pricing plans to fit their needs. Artists can also reserve a studio for an hour to record podcasts for $25 or a three-hour 360 VR music video session for $300 — and the audio quality is top-notch.
Roots Salad Kitchen
403 Blue Star #106, (210) 701-8064, rootssaladkitchen.com
Located in downtown SA along the San Antonio River in the Blue Star District, this health-focused joint offers a range of açaí bowls, build-your-own wraps and loaded salads, including a Tex-Mex variety and one topped with Jamaican jerk chicken. Guests in need of a pick-me-up can also order iced coffee or choose between their many iced teas.
Photo via Instagram / rootssaladkitchen
Roots Salad Kitchen
403 Blue Star #106, (210) 701-8064, rootssaladkitchen.com
Located in downtown SA along the San Antonio River in the Blue Star District, this health-focused joint offers a range of açaí bowls, build-your-own wraps and loaded salads, including a Tex-Mex variety and one topped with Jamaican jerk chicken. Guests in need of a pick-me-up can also order iced coffee or choose between their many iced teas.
Black Stallion Boxing Plus
17803 La Cantera Terrace Suite 8124, (210) 777-7587, blackstallionboxingplus.com
Head coach and founder of this La Cantera-area boxing gym, Tony “The Black Stallion” Adenrian takes pride in expanding its members’ workout routines by pairing boxing with other fitness activities like weight training, cycling, Pilates and plyometrics.
Photo via Instagram / blackstallionboxing_plus
Black Stallion Boxing Plus
17803 La Cantera Terrace Suite 8124, (210) 777-7587, blackstallionboxingplus.com
Head coach and founder of this La Cantera-area boxing gym, Tony “The Black Stallion” Adenrian takes pride in expanding its members’ workout routines by pairing boxing with other fitness activities like weight training, cycling, Pilates and plyometrics.
Alamo Kitchens
11825 West Ave. Ste. 102, (210) 909-9988, alamokitchens.com
This commercial kitchen for rent is the brainchild of founder Tracie Shelton. A business consultant for most of her life, she realized that many aspiring food entrepreneurs didn't have access to commercial kitchens and couldn't produce their delicious products on a grand scale. From this realization, Alamo Kitchens was born.
Photo via Instagram / alamokitchenstx
Alamo Kitchens
11825 West Ave. Ste. 102, (210) 909-9988, alamokitchens.com
This commercial kitchen for rent is the brainchild of founder Tracie Shelton. A business consultant for most of her life, she realized that many aspiring food entrepreneurs didn't have access to commercial kitchens and couldn't produce their delicious products on a grand scale. From this realization, Alamo Kitchens was born.